|Francia Raisa Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||July 26, 1988|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Francia Raisa is an American actress who is best known for portraying Adrian Lee in the drama series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She has appeared in a variety of TV shows and movies such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Mindy Project, Black-ish, Grown-ish, Bulletface, Chastity Bites, Fired Up!, and How I Met Your Father. Raisa has also been featured in numerous music videos such as Iyaz’s So Big and Lil’ Romeo’s My Girlfriend.
Francia Raisa Almendárez
Los Angeles, California, USA
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)
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
52 kg or 115 pounds
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.
- Christian Adkins (2017-2019) – In 2017, Francia confirmed her relationship with Christian Adkins by sharing a picture with him on her Instagram. The couple broke up in 2019.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Honduran and Mexican ancestry.
35-24-36 in or 89-61-91.5 cm
She started her career as a model appearing in several print and TV commercials.
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 the 2006 direct-to-video film Bring It On: All or Nothing as Leti.
First TV Show
In 2004, she guest-starred in the TV show American Family: Journey of Dreams as Karina.
Well, Francia says she does not exercise at all. It may be due to her genes that she has so tiny figure and such a good metabolism.
She is a foodie and eats a burger almost every night from In ’N’ Out along with animal size fries.
Francia Raisa Favorite Things
- Food – Anything bad for you
- TV Shows – America’s Best Dance Crew (2008-2012), Grey’s Anatomy (2005-), Desperate Housewives (2004-2012)
- Movies – Girl Interrupted (1999), all Adam Sandler films, Wanted (2008)
- Sports Team – Basketball team Los Angeles Lakers
- Beauty Product – Chanel mascara, MAC eyeshadow, Lancôme’s Juicy Tubes lip gloss
- Perfume – Miracle Lancome
Source – Latina.com
Francia Raisa Facts
- She knows English and Spanish.
- Francia is a skilled ice skater.
- She was a cheerleader in her high school.
- Apart from being a 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.
- 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 the age of 5 excelling in acrobatics, hip hop, jazz, Polynesian, and tap dance forms.
- Actress and singer Selena Gomez is her close friend. In 2017, Francia donated one of her kidneys to Selena, who was suffering from lupus.
- She prefers MySpace over Facebook.
- In June 2021, Raisa revealed that she had got her 28 eggs frozen to have the option to have a family later on in life.
- In August 2023, Francia revealed that she had been diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).