Christina Ochoa

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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain

Christina Ochoa is a Spanish actress, writer as well as a science communicator. Christina Ochoa had come to fame after her roles in TNT’s Animal Kingdom.

Early Life and Childhood

Christina Ochoa was born on 25 January 1985 in Barcelona, Spain. Her birth name is Cristina Ochoa Lopez and she is currently 37 years old. She belongs to Spanish nationality and her ethnicity is Cuban.

Similarly, she is the daughter of her father, Victor Ochoa, a famous Spanish sculptor, and her Cuban mother. She is even the granddaughter of 1959 Nobel Prize winner Severo Ochoa.

She has spent her childhood playing with her four siblings, three brothers, and a sister. Speaking of her hobbies, she loves to travel a lot between Miami, the USA, and Madrid, Spain.

Likewise, she developed her accent by watching English Television programs and listening to music particularly, American rapper Will Smith.

Relationship Status

Christina Ochoa hasn’t married nor has children. She is currently living single. She is just focusing on her career and giving more time to herself.

Focusing on her past relationship, she dated Canadian-American actor Nathan Fillion in 2013. The romantic couple had even gotten engaged but broke up a year later.

She had even dated American actor and model Derek Theler in July 2014 but the relationship too did not last and the couple broke up in January 2016.

She usually doesn’t speak about her personal life in the media or in public as well as hasn’t mentioned her affairs publically. Moreover, she even has managed to keep it low profile.

She was rumored to be dating British actor Ben Robson since late 2016, who is also her co-star.

But the rumors were never addressed by either of them. She also used to post cute pictures of them on their together.

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Caption: Christina Ochoa taking a selfie with her rumored boyfriend (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements

Christina Ochoa has a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and owns a weight 61 kg. Her body measures 34-25-36 inches. Similarly, she has a beautiful brunette hair color with a pair of blue-eyed eyes. Similarly, her shoe size is 7.5 (US) and her dress size is 6 (US).

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Caption: Christina Ochoa captured with her stylish pose (Source: Instagram)


Reflecting on her education, she joined the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas.

She had even studied oceanographic engineering and James Cook University, James Cook Dr, Douglas QLD, Australia, and Advanced marine biology.

Similarly, for higher studies, she attended Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, (UNED), Madrid, Spain, but dropped out to focus on acting.

Career and Professional life

Focusing on her career, the prominent actress had begun hosting educational programs MESA, Bitesize TV’s Chaotic Awesome, Know Brainer, and NERD ALERT.

Christina is even a member of the Los Angeles Committee for Science for Society. In the year 2017, she worked as a commentator for the Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

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Caption: Christina Ochoa captured during her video shoot (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, since the year 2009, she became an active member of Mensa. The same year, she played her first role as Gabriela in Contá[email protected], and then she had guest appearances in I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011), La que se avecina, Cats Dancing on Jupiter, and many more.

In the year 2016-2018, she had a recurring role in the Animal Kingdom as Renn Randall.

In 2014, she even portrayed Karen Morales on the Robert Rodríguez show, Matador.

Moreover, she was a contestant on Naked and Afraid with Derek Theler. She had even appeared in ‘Modern Family’, Animal Kingdom’, ‘Blood Drive’, ‘Valor’, ‘A Million Little Things, and many more.

Writing Credits

She is a writer, public speaker, science communicator, scuba diver, as well as a dancer. She had even written several film pieces like ‘EI Imperial’, which is a Puerto Rican tabloid that was published in Vogue Edition in 2010.

Other accomplishments

Likewise, she is the host of the Know Brainer educational podcast and has also been the host and criterion of several scientific conferences and shows including the college prep program MESA, NERD ALERT on The Young Turks network, and Bitesize TV’s Chaotic Awesome.

She is a member of the Los Angeles Committee for Science for Society which promotes science in society and scientific literacy, and which is the sponsor of the Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

She worked as an analyst for ISEF 2017. Similarly, she is also an active member of Mensa since 2009.

In recent years, she made an appearance as an expert guest on ‘Professor Blastoff’, a scientific comedy podcast; ‘Talk Nerdy’. Hosted by Cara Santa Maria, and numerous online STEM Education platforms.

Christina Ochoa – Net Worth

As an actress, Christina has earned much which could fill up her needs. Currently, she has earned a net worth of around 300k dollars.

Moreover, there is no information regarding her salary and income. Likewise, she is living a lavish lifestyle with her good income of source. Therefore, she has revealed about her houses, cars, etc.

Christina Ochoa – Social Media

The 34 years old beautiful actress is active on social media including Twitter and Instagram.

Currently, she has gained more than 128k followers on Instagram (@ochoachristina) and has gained more than 22.3k followers on Twitter (@christina_ochoa).