Christina Hendricks is an American actress. She became famous for her role as Joan Holloway in the AMC drama television series Mad Men. This beautiful redhead actress was born as Christina Rene Hendricks on May 3, 1975. According to her wiki bio, the place of birth of Christina Hendricks is Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.
This successful American actress is very active o her Instagram, where she regularly shares photos and interesting news with her followers.
Christina’s father Robert Hendricks was from Birmingham, England. He worked for the United States Forest Service. Thus, family moved pretty often due to her father’s job, so Christina spent her childhood in Portland, Oregon and Twin Falls, Idaho. On the other hand, her mother Jackie Sue was a psychologist. Christina Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend, her husband live together since 2009.
Christina Hendricks and Her Husband
Hendricks and Her Husband met while she was playing on AMC drama series Mad Men. It was her co-star Vincent Kartheiser, who introduced Hendricks and her husband Geoffrey Arend. They soon started their relationship, and after a year of dating, became husband and wife. Their love affair transitioned into marriage on October 11, 2009.
There is no affairs that involve Christina Hendricks. She seems to live happily married life with her husband. She doesn’t have any children. What is more, as the actress mentioned a couple of times, her and Geoffrey don’t plan to have any children at this time.
Early Life – Christina Hendricks Bullying Victim
When she was fourteen, Christina’s parents moved to Fairfax, Virginia. Beautiful actress doesn’t have pleasant memories about her high school period of life. Namely, Hendricks said in her later interviews that she struggled to fit in. Not only that she couldn’t make friends, but Christina was bullying victim as well. According to Hendricks, the time at high school was the worst time of her life. She said that the other kids would literally spit on her and call her names.
During her teen years, Christina was a Goth girl and she would often hang out with odd theater people. She spent most of her childhood with the theater called J.U.M.P. Company: Junior Musical Playhouse. During that phase, Hendricks was also a lesbian. So, Christina’s experimenting with sexuality was a subject of bullying attacks as well. Moreover, she used to dye her hair purple and wear black lipstick, which would cause a shock on peoples’ faces in the small town. Nevertheless, she was a beautiful girl. So one of her friend persuaded her to enter a modeling competition. She was supposed to appear on the cover of Seventeen magazine.
However, Christina Hendricks didn’t win this contest. She was disappointed, but decided to pursue her career as a model, once she discovered how good-looking she is. She moved to New York at the age of 19 and began working as a model professionally.
Christina Hendricks Career
After New York, Christina moved to London, UK, and worked there as a model for next three years. After that, she relocated to Los Angeles, California to start her career as an actress. She landed her first roles in 1999, a small part in a TV movie called Sorority and a recurring role in the TV series Undressed. Still, she won the real Hollywood fame in 2007, when Hendricks was cast in AMC series Mad Men.
For her role as Joan Holloway in the AMC drama television series Mad Men, Hendricks was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards.
Her most noticeable acting roles during this period were recurring stints on Beggars and Choosers (2000-2001), ER (2002), Kevin Hill (2004-2005) and Life (2007-2008).
Furthermore, Hendricks’ other movies credits include Drive, God’s Pocket, and Lost River. At the moment, she appears as Celine/”Chair” in the Comedy Central sitcom Another Period, and as Trudy in the Sundance TV drama series Hap and Leonard.
Christina Hendricks Age
Hendricks was born on May 3, 1075. This means that she is 42 years old right now.
Christina Hendricks Net Worth 2019 and Income
Christina Hendricks net worth is around $10 million. At the same time, she makes $50,000 income per episode.
Christina Hendricks Height and Weight
With her beautiful curvy figure, Hendricks is a synonym of a feminine beauty. Therefore, it’s no wonder that the female readers of Esquire magazine named her “the sexiest woman in the world”. In 2010, the same magazine pronounced Christina Best Looking American Woman of the year. Christina Hendricks is 5 feet and 7.5 inches or 1.71m tall. She often says that she loves her body, but similar to any other woman, would want to lose 10lbs.
Ethnicity and Nationality
Due to her father’s ancestry, Christina Hendricks has dual American and British nationality. As for her ethnicity, Hendricks is of white, British-American descent.
|Born:||May 3 1975|
|Nationality:||dual American and British|
|Net Worth:||$ 10 million|
|Height:||5 feet and 7.5 inches or 1.71m|
|Married to:||Geoffrey Arend|
|Education:||Fairfax High School|