Christel Adnana Mina Khalil, popularly known as Christel Khalil is an American actress. Khalil is best known for her role as Lily Winters in the CBS daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless, and her voice role of Cornelia Hale in the animated series, W.I.T.C.H. She has been appearing in the soap opera since 2002 and won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 2012. She was nominated for 5 Daytime Emmy Awards, 7 NAACP Image Awards, 2 Young Artist Awards, and a Soap Opera Digest Award for the same role.
Besides The Young and the Restless, she has appeared in numerous movies, tv shows, and theatre productions as well.
She has over 106k followers on her Instagram @christeladnana.
What is Christel Khalil Famous For?
- Her role as Lily Winters in the CBS soap opera, The Young and the Restless.
Where is Christel Khalil From?
Christel Khalil was born on 30 November 1987. Her birth name is Christel Adnana Mina Khalil. Her birth place is in Los Angeles, California in the United States. She holds an American nationality. She was born to a father, Adnan Khalil, and a mother, Belita Edwards. She belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her mother is of Native American, African American, and European descent, whereas her father is Pakistani. She has 4 siblings: 3 older brothers, Adam, Alex, and Chris, and a younger paternal half-sister, Aysha. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Her religion is Christian.
Christel Khalil Career
- Christel Khalil made her television debut with a guest role as Crystal in the American sitcom, The Sinbad Show in 1993.
- She then starred in minor roles in films, Dragon Fury (1995), matilda (1996), You’re Invited to Mary’Kate & Ashley’s Christmas Party (1997), Milo, and Interview with the Assasin (2002).
- She landed the role of Lily Winters in the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless in 2002.
- She has been starring in the soap opera since 2002.
- She was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award five times for her role in the soap opera. She eventually won one for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in June 2012.
- She had won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series earlier in 2008.
- She announced to downgrade from being on contract with the show in August 2018. She announced to continue on the show on a recurring basis. She announced to downgrade her role to have more freedom in both her professional and personal life.
- She agreed to return to the soap opera on a regular basis in January 2020.
- She is also known for her voice role of Cornelia Hale in the animated series, W.I.T.C.H.
- She guest-appeared in other television series, Family Matters, George & Leo, That’s So Raven, Malcolm in the Middle, NCIS: Los Angeles, and 2 Broke Girls among others.
- She later starred in films, Chronologia Human, Good Deed/Sorority Stalker, and We Need To Talk.
Christel Khalil Boyfriend
Christel Khalil was a married woman. She was married to musician Stephen Hensley. The couple tied a knot to each other in September 2008. The couple shares a son together. She gave birth to their son during an at-home water birth. Their son is named Michael Caden Hensley. The couple split in 2011 and their divorce was finalized in the same year.
She then dated bar runner Ray Wicks for 4 years from 2011 to 2015. She is currently dating Canadian businessman, Sam Restagno. The couple has been together since 2016.
She lives with her son in Los Angeles.
Christel Khalil Height
Christel Khalil stands at a height of 1.6 m i.e. 5 feet and 2 inches tall. She has a body weight of 112 lbs i.e. 51 kg. She has a slim body build. Her body measurements are 33-24-33 inches. She wears a bra of size 33B. Her eye color is dark brown and her hair color is dark brown. Her sexual orientation is straight.
Christel Khalil Net Worth
Christel Khalil earns from her acting career. The majority of her income comes from her career in the entertainment industry. She has appeared in numerous movies, tv shows, and theater productions and made quite a fortune out of her career. Her net worth is estimated at $17 million at present.