What is Francia Raisa Age and Net Worth 2023? Her Friendship With Selena; Bio
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American actress Francia Raisa is famous for portraying different roles in movies like Bring It On All or Nothing, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Grown-ish, and How I Met Your Father. Francia portrayed the role of Adrian Lee in the ABC Family drama, The Secret Life of the American Teenager. The show began in July 2008 and its final series was released in early June 2013. She started gaining more attention after donating her kidney to the popular singer Selena Gomez.
Early Life of Francia Raisa
Francia Raisa opened his eyes to this beautiful world on July 26, 1988, in Los Angeles, California, United States. Francia is 34 years old as of 2023. Her sun sign is Leo and she celebrates her birthday on the 26th of July every year. Her full name is Francia Raisa Almendarez. She is the daughter of Virginia Almendarez (mother) and Renán Almendárez Coello (father).
Her father is a Honduran-born radio personality. She has three sisters, Irlanda Almendarez, Italia Almendarez, and Cynthia Hernandez. Her sister Irlanda and Italia are both actresses. She holds American citizenship and belongs to a mixed (Honduran and Mexican) ethnic background. She completed high school at Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills, California. Later, she went to Chaminade College Preparatory.
Francia Raisa’s Dating History
Francia is currently single. She was previously dating Christian Adkins. Christian is a Cinematographer. The duo met through their mutual friend Yara Shahidi. They began dating in 2019. The duo broke up in 2019 due to personal reasons.
In 2006, she was seen with a hip-hop choreographer, Hosea Chanchez. They were holding hands and roaming in public. Their relationship came to an end after a while in 2009. She was later dating American rapper, Romeo Miller. They dated each other from September 2010 until September 2012.
As of 2023, Franica has an estimated net worth of around $3 million which she earned as an actress. According to the source, an average salary of an American actress is around $33,000 to $70,000 per year. She might be earning the same amount as the average salary or more than the average salary.
Francia Raisa Saved Selena Gomez’s Life
Francia saved a life of an American singer, Selena Gomez by donating her kidney in 2017. Selena was suffering from Lupus and began to have complications due to which she had to undergo a Kidney transplant. When Francia’s kidney matched Selena’s, she immediately got ready to donate her kidney as a friend.
While Selena was on the latest episode of Apple TV+’s documentary series Dear Selena she said:
“My best friend. Her name is Francia. She said No, I am absolutely getting tested. “And within three days, she went to get tested, and she was a match. And it was one of those moments where I felt watched over. I know I was so so so lucky.” She continued
“I will never ever, ever be more in debt to a person than Francia. The idea of someone not even second-guessing to be a donor was unbelievably overwhelming.”
Francia Raisa’s Height & Tattoos
Francia is 5 feet 3 inches tall and has a body weight of around 52 kg. Her total body measurement is 35-24-36 Inches. Her shoe size and dress size are 8 (US) and 4 (US) respectively. She has an alluring pair of brown eyes and beautiful long black hair. Francia has two tattoos engraved on her body. Both her tattoos are hidden on her neck and arm.
Acting Career of Francia Raisa
- Francia began working as an actress during her junior year of high school.
- She appeared as a guest in the sitcoms American Family: Journey of Dreams and Over There.
- She was also part of music videos like My Girlfriend, So Big, and others.
- Francia got her first main role in Bring It On All or Nothing.
- She appeared as Isabel in the Nickelodeon movie Shredderman Rules.
- Francia played Alexandra Delgado in the series The Cutting Edge: Chasing the Dream and The Cutting Edge: Fire and Ice.
- She was a guest appearance in the USA Network’s TV series In Plain Sight.
- She was also seen in How I Met Your Mother’s spinoff series How I Met Your Father.
- Besides, she has also appeared in music videos like So Big, Everybody Knows, Gibberish, and Man.
Movies & TV Shows
The name of Francia’s movies is Bring It On All or Nothing, The Cutting Edge: Chasing the Dream, Life-Size 2, The Cutting Edge: Fire and Ice, Beyond Paradise, The Wrong Car, Tiny House Of Terror, Christmas Bounty, etc
Some of the TV shows she has been in are How I Met Your Father, Grown-ish, Guy’s Ultimate Game Night, Love and Noraebang, JoJo: Man, Second Team, Discover Indie Film, and Life-Size 2.
Awards & Nominations
- Francia received her first award as Gracie Allen Award in 2011 for her appearance in The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
- In 2022, she won NHMC Impact Awards Gala in the category of Impact Award for Performance in a Sitcom for her role in How I Met Your Father.
- She has received nominations for ALMA Awards, and Teen Choice Awards, and three nominations for Imagen Awards.
FAQs of Francia Raisa
Why are Selena and Francia, not friends anymore?
Selan and Francia are not friends anymore. They fell after the duo threw shade at one another on social media.
Was Francia Raisa bullied?
Yes, Francia was bullied by Selan Gomez fans. Selena’s fans began to bully her after she unfollowed Selena on Instagram. During the interview with TMZ Francia says things have gotten so bad, she’s now suffering mentally. One of the worst comments she got was:
“I hope someone goes up your p***y and rips out your other kidney you f***ing whore.”
When did Selena and Francia become friends?
Selna and Francia’s friendship began in 2007. Even though their work took them to a different place the duo didn’t stop becoming friends and their friendship grew even more vital.