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.
Francia Raisa Almendárez
Birthday / Date of Birth
Francia Raisa was born on July 26, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
She is currently 30 years old.
Francia attended Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills in Los Angeles.
- Father – Renan Almendarez Coello (DJ)
- Mother – Virginia Almendarez
- Siblings – Italia Raisa (Younger Sister), Irlanda Raisa (Younger Sister)
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.
- In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
- In centimeters – 160 cm
- In meters – 1.6 m
- In Kilograms – 52 kg
- In Pounds – 115 lbs
- Measurements – 35-24-36
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
James wears a shoe size 7 (US).
She wears a dress size 6 (US).
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.
- 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.
In 2004, she guest starred in the TV show American Family: Journey of Dreams as Karina.
She started her career as a model appearing in several print and TV commercials.
Awards & Nominations
|2011||ALMA Awards||Favorite TV Actress: Leading Role in a Drama||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Nominated|
|2011||Gracie Allen Awards||Outstanding Female Rising Star in a Drama Series or Special||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Won|
|2012||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Scene Stealer: Female||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Nominated|
|2012||Imagen Awards||Best Young Actress in a Television Series||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Nominated|
|2016||Imagen Awards||Best Actress – Feature Film||Beyond Paradise||Nominated|
|2018||Imagen Awards||Best Supporting Actess – Television||Grown-ish||Nominated|
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
- Facebook – Francia Raisa
- Instagram – franciaraisa
- Twitter – Francia Raisa
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.