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Christel Khalil Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Christel Adnana Mina Khalil
Place Of Birth
Los Angeles, USA
36 years old
Birth Date
November 20 1987

Christel Khalil Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Michael Caden Hensley
Adnan Khalil, Belita Edwards
Alex Khalil, Chris Khalil , Adam Khalil, Aysha Khalil

About Christel Khalil

Christel Khalil is an American actress.

This actress is most popularly known for her role as Lily Winters on the American sitcom 'The Young and the Restless', which bagged her multiple nominations at the Daytime Emmy Awards. Prior to landing the role, she guest starred in many movies and TV shows, including 'Malcolm in The Middle' and 'That's So Raven'.

Christel Khalil lives in Los Angeles, California, as of October 2022. Read on to learn more about popular soap opera star Christel Khalil, her net worth, personal life, and much more.

Christel Khalil Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Christel Khalil’s net worth?

According to sources, Christel Khalil has a current net worth of $17 million.

How much does Christel Khalil earn per year?

It has been estimated that this American actress earns about $400,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Christel Khalil?

Christel Khalil is 5 ft 3 in (160 cm) tall.

How old is Christel Khalil?

Christel Khalil was born on November 30, 1987, and will turn 35 years old in 2022. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Childhood And Education

Christel Khalil was born in Los Angeles, California on November 30, 1987. She has a Pakistani father, Adnan Khalil, and a mother of Native American, African American, and European ancestry, Belita Edwards. Khalil has said she considers herself to be of mixed ethnicity. She has a younger paternal half-sister in addition to three elder brothers. Khalil announced in January 2017 that her father, Adnan Khalil, was an immigrant from Pakistan following the signing of the controversial Executive Order 13769 by President Donald Trump, which caused backlash all over the country.

Christel Khalil harbored a love for acting from a very young age and began performing at the age of just five. In fact, she landed her most popular role on 'The Young And The Restless' when she was just 14 years old.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Christel Khalil dating?

She tied the knot with musician Stephen Hensley in September 2008. On April 17, 2010, Khalil gave birth to their son. She and Hensley had a falling out at the beginning of 2011, which ultimately led to their divorce. Khalil said in 2015 that she had been dating bartender Ray Wicks for four years. However, they broke up in August 2015. She later shared that she was dating Sam Restagno, a Canadian businessman and private equity professional, after meeting him during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, in 2016. She later shifted to Toronto, Canada, along with her son in order to be with Restagno, who was born and is based in Toronto- however she relocated back to Los Angeles in July 2020. Her relationship status with the Canadian businessman is unknown as of 2022.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Christel Khalil made her Hollywood debut in 1993 in a guest role in 'The Sindbad Show' as Crystal. She also appeared in the TV film 'You're Invited To Mary-Kate And Ashley's Christmas Party'.

Khalil's most popular role till date is that of Lily Winters on the CBS show 'The Young And The Restless', which she landed at the age of just 14. Despite her success on the show, in August 2018, she made the decision to downgrade from being under contract as a regular cast member and instead stay on in a recurring role. According to Khalil, the choice was motivated by her desire for more independence in her professional and personal lives. She continued to make appearances on the soap opera until Josh Griffith, the current head writer and co-executive producer, approached her in January 2020 about returning as a regular cast member, which she accepted. Apart from her role in 'The Young And The Restless', Christel Khalil has appeared in several supporting roles in movies, including 'White Like The Moon', 'Interview With The Assassin', 'Matilda', 'Milo' and 'Dragon Fury'. She has starred in a variety of sitcoms, including 'Malcolm In The Middle', 'Karate Kids' and 'That's So Raven', and even lent her voice to the character Cornelia Hale in 'W.I.T.C.H'. Before she became a regular cast member in 'The Young And The Restless', Khalil also pursued her love for performing by acting in stage shows in Los Angeles. She made an appearance in Johnny Britt's 2012 music video for the song 'Beautiful Queen', and co-starred in the indie thriller 'Good Deed', which debuted in late 2018 and made its Lifetime network premiere in November under the title 'Sorority Stalker'. Her latest appearance is in Todd Wolfe's indie comedy 'We Need To Talk', which was released in 2020. Her fans can catch her on 'The Young and the Restless', on which she has been appearing since 2002.

What awards has Christel Khalil won?

  • Christel Khalil has been nominated for and won numerous awards during her long and successful acting career, including many Daytime Emmy Awards.
  • Nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress in 2003 and 2004.
  • Nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress In A Drama Series in 2004, 2006, and 2010.
  • Won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 2012.
  • Nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Teen in 2005.
  • Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, and 2014.
  • Won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress In A Daytime Drama Series in 2008.
  • Nominated for a Soap Awards France for Best Couple Of The Year — 'Lily And Cane' in 2016 alongside Daniel Goddard.
  • Nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series in 2020.

Christel Khalil’s Hobbies And Interests

Christel Khalil shared that one of her favorite pastimes is traveling to new places since she enjoys learning about new cultures and finds that new experiences help her explore more about herself in the process. In addition, she likes hiking, horseback riding, pole dancing, ballet, singing, and cooking, in addition to yoga and pilates. She also loves playing the acoustic guitar.

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Tanya Parkhi

Tanya always had a knack for writing which encouraged her to be a part of several editorials and publications across print and digital media. During her school life, she was a prominent member of the editorial team at the school newspaper. While studying economics at Fergusson College, Pune, India, she got more opportunities to learn details of content creation. She wrote various blogs, articles, and essays that garnered appreciation from readers. Continuing her passion for writing, she accepted the role of a content creator, where she wrote articles on an array of topics. Tanya’s write-ups reflect her love for traveling, learning about new cultures, and experiencing local traditions.

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