Francia Raisa Biography
Francia Raisa full name Francia Raisa Almendarez is an American actress. She is best known for her role as in Bring It On: All or Nothing, where she plays a tough Latina cheerleader named Leti and in The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Adrian Lee. She was born on July 26, 1988, in Los Angeles, California, the United States to parents Renan Almendarez Coello and Virginia Almendarez. Her father is one of the recognized Radio personalities. She has three siblings. She is American and is of Hispanic ethnicity.
She is not married yet so she is in search of loving spouse right now. There were lots of rumors about her love affairs and boyfriends, however, she didn't open up about it until 2013. In 2013 she revealed her relationship with an American actor, Hosea Chanchez. The couple also got engaged in February 2012, however, they later separated before getting married.
She attended Bishop Alemany High School where she was a cheerleader. She started learning dance lesson when she was five years old. She is known for her established friendship with actress and singer Selena Gomez. He began to take acting jobs in her junior year of high school, modeling for print ads and appearing in commercials. She earns massive amount of salary and her net worth is 3 million dollars.Edit
Born in Los Angeles, California, United States
She was born on July 26, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, United States to parents Renan Almendarez Coello and Virginia Almendarez. Her father is one of the recognized Radio personalities. She has three siblings. She is American and is of Hispanic ethnicity.Edit
Started taking dance class
She started learning dance lesson when she was only five years old. She excelled in tap dancing, jazz, acrobatics, hip hop, and Polynesian dance. She also trained in karate and ice skating when she was in her young age.Edit
Her first lead Role
She appeared in her first lead role as Leti in the comedy film "Bring It On: All or Nothing". That film was directed by Steve Rash and starring Hayden Panettiere and Solange Knowles. The film was released direct-to-DVD on August 8, 2006.Edit
Won Gracie Allen Awards
She won Gracie Allen Awards in the category of Outstanding Female Rising Star in a Drama Series or Special for teen drama for teen drama "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and that was in year 2011.Edit
Nominated for ALMA Award
She was nominated for several prestigious awards so far. Among them, she was nominated for ALMA Awards in 2011 for her role as Adrian Lee in the hit ABC Family drama, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager", in the category of Favorite TV Actress: Leading Role in a Drama.Edit
Nominated for Teen Choice Awards
She was nominated for Teen Choice Awards and that was in year 2012. She was nominated for drama series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" as the role of Adrian Lee in the category of Choice Scene Stealer: Female.Edit