Francia Raisa is an American actress. Raisa is known for her roles in Bring It On: All or Nothing, The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Grown-ish.

Birth Name

Francia Raisa Almendárez

Nickname

Francia

Profession

Actress

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Francia Raisa was born on July 26, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Age

She is currently 30 years old.

Sun Sign

Leo

Nationality

American

Ethnicity

Hispanic

Religion

Christianity

Education

Francia attended Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills in Los Angeles.

Family Details
  • Father – Renan Almendarez Coello (DJ)
  • Mother – Virginia Almendarez

  • Siblings – Italia Raisa (Younger Sister), Irlanda Raisa (Younger Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Francia Raisa dated –

  • Shane Sparks (2006-2009) – American choreographer, Shane Sparks dated Francia Raisa from 2006 until 2009.
  • Hosea Chanchez (2009-2013) – Actor Hosea dated Francia for 4 years, but ON-OFF type. He started dating her in April 2009 and the relationship turned more strong as they engaged in February 2013. But, soon after this, the couple broke in April 2013.

  • Romeo Miller (2010-2012) – Singer Romeo Miller commenced dating Francia in September 2010. They finally called it quits in February 2012.
  • Josh Hutcherson (2012) – They had a fling together in April 2012. Again, it was a RUMOR.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.6 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 115 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-24-36
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build

Slim

Body Shape

Hourglass

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

James wears a shoe size 7 (US).

Dress Size

She wears a dress size 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Best Known For

  • From 2008 to 2013, Francia starred in the teen drama television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Adrian Lee.

Film Debut

  • Francia’s first major role in a film came in 2010 in an American action thriller film  Bulletface where she played Maria.
  • Before that, she had a cameo role in the 2009 film Fired Up!, and did TV films and also appeared in 2006 direct-to-video film Bring It On: All or Nothing as Leti.

Television Debut

In 2004, she guest starred in the TV show American Family: Journey of Dreams as Karina.

Brand Endorsements

She started her career as a model appearing in several print and TV commercials.

Distinctive Features

Curly hair

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2011ALMA AwardsFavorite TV Actress: Leading Role in a DramaThe Secret Life of the American TeenagerNominated
2011Gracie Allen AwardsOutstanding Female Rising Star in a Drama Series or SpecialThe Secret Life of the American TeenagerWon
2012Teen Choice AwardsChoice Scene Stealer: FemaleThe Secret Life of the American TeenagerNominated
2012Imagen AwardsBest Young Actress in a Television SeriesThe Secret Life of the American TeenagerNominated
2016Imagen AwardsBest Actress – Feature FilmBeyond ParadiseNominated
2018Imagen AwardsBest Supporting Actess – TelevisionGrown-ishNominated

Francia Raisa Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Anything Bad for You
  • Favorite TV Shows –  America’s Best Dance Crew (2008-2012), Grey’s Anatomy (2005-), Desperate Housewives (2004-2012)
  • Favorite Movies – Girl Interrupted (1999), All Adam Sandler Films, Wanted (2008)
  • Favorite Sports Team – Basketball team Los Angeles Lakers
  • Favorite Beauty Product – Chanel Mascara, MAC eye shadow, Lancôme’s Juicy Tubes lip gloss
  • Favorite Perfume – Miracle Lancome

Francia Raisa Net worth

Francia Raisa has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Francia Raisa

  • She knows English and Spanish.
  • Francia is a skilled ice skater.
  • She was a cheerleader in her high school.
  • Apart from skilled skater, dancer, cheerleader, she also knows martial arts (karate) and wants to test them in a movie, if given a chance.
  • Francia wants to open her own cosmetics line.
  • She has Honduran and Mexican ancestry.
  • As a child, she struggled and her parents used to feed her with sugar and water as food. Milk was not affordable for her parents.
  • She knows various dance forms. Francia started learning dance steps at at the age of 5 excelling in acrobatics, Hip hop, jazz, Polynesian, and tap dance forms.
  • Raisa can also be seen in Iyaz’s music video “So Big”.
  • Actress and singer Selena Gomez is her close friend.
  • She prefers MySpace over Facebook.

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