Christina Hendricks is an American model and actress best known for her role as Joan Holloway in the AMC drama television series Mad Men (2007-2015) and as Beth Boland in the NBC crime drama series Good Girls (2018–present).
What is Christine famous for?
- An American model and actress.
- Her appearance on the AMC period drama series Mad Men and in the NBC crime drama series Good Girls.
Christina Hendricks Early Life, Childhood, Family, and Education
Christina Hendricks was born as Christina Rene Hendricks in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. She holds an American nationality and she is of English ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
She is the daughter of Jackie Sue and Robert Hendricks. Her mother was a psychologist and her father worked for the United States Forest Service. She grew up in different places because of her father’s profession.
She was interested in modeling and acting since her childhood. She entered a local competition to appear on the cover of Seventeen magazine and signed with a modeling agency at age of 18. After that, she moved to New York City in order to pursue her career in modeling and acting field.
When she was a teenager, her family relocated to Fairfax, Virginia, where she attended Fairfax High School.
Christina Hendricks Career, Awards, and Achievements
After moving to New York City, Christina Hendricks began her career as a theatre actress, acting in children’s musical theatre productions in Twin Falls. At that time, she did modeling for several magazines and television advertisements.
She made her television acting début in 1999, playing Rhiannon in the MTV anthology series Undressed (1999). That same year, she appeared as Fawn in the TV film Sorority. Her first breakthrough role was Kelly Kramer in Beggars and Choosers (2000-2001). Her second big role was as Nicolette Raye in the television film Kevin Hill (2004-2005). Christina made her big screen debut playing Lily in La Cucina in 2007. After that, she appeared in several movies including South of Pico, Life as We Know It, All-Star Superman, and Struck By Lightning.
She appeared as Joan Harris in Mad Men (2007-2015) for which she won Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2012. Her performance in the series earned her several awards nominations including four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Currently, she portrays the role of Chair in the American period sitcom Another Period (2015-present).
She has also appeared as Saffron in the Fox space western series Firefly (2002–03), Celine/”Chair” in the Comedy Central period sitcom Another Period (2015–16), and as Trudy in the SundanceTV drama series Hap and Leonard (2016). Her notable film credits include Drive (2011), God’s Pocket (2014), Lost River (2014), The Neon Demon (2016), Fist Fight (2017), and The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018).
Throughout her career, Christina Hendricks achieved some extraordinary stars in her basket that some others might never be able to achieve to can look like the way she did.
- 2006 – SyFy Genre Awards for Best Special Guest/TV for Firefly.
- 2008 – Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Mad Men
- 2009 – Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Mad Men
- 2009 – Outstanding Actress in a Drama TV series for Mad Men
- 2011 – Critics Choice Television award for Best supporting actress in a drama series for Mad Men
- 2012 – Critics Choice Television award for Best supporting actress in a drama series for Mad Men
Also, she was nominated for 6 times for Primetime Emmy Award for acting in Mad Men.
Who is Christina Hendricks married to?
Reflecting her personal life, Christina Hendricks has been a married woman for a long time. She is married to her long-time boyfriend Geoffrey Arend. She dated the American actor for several years before their marriage. Their love affair turned into marriage on October 11, 2009. They together don’t have any children till now and she has said in interviews that she and her husband do not plan to have children at this time. The couple has been together for eight years now and their relationship is still going very well. There are no other records of her past and present relationships. However, the two have a service dog named Zouzou.
Geoffrey Arend Biography
How much is Christina Hendricks net worth?
According to online sources, her estimated net worth is $ 12 Million as of 2019. At this age, she has already reached the summit of success and after being so successful, she is still very down to earth. She has been very successful in her career and this has given her great earnings and wonderful net worth. Besides, she earns a good salary from her career. As per some online sources, a TV star earns an average salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million.
In 2015, she bought a house in midtown west costs $1.15 million. Moreover, she owns a Mercedes Benz worth $40,250 to $53,200
Like most celebrities, Hendricks is also pretty active on social media platforms. She has a massive fan base on Instagram which almost 64k followers. However, looking more into the account itself, we are pretty certain that it is a fan account.
Christina Hendricks Height, Weight, and Body Statistics
Observing her body statistics, She has a height of 5 feet 7.5 inches. Her body weight measures 73kg. She has red hair and blue eye. Besides these, her body figure measures 42-30-39 inches. Furthermore, her Dress size is 12 (US), shoe size is 8 (US) and bra size is 36F.
Did You Know?
- Although known as a redhead, Hendricks is a natural blonde having dyed her hair since she was 10 years old.
- She was a model from the ages of 18 to 27.
- She is a fan of British writer-director Richard Curtis.
- On her wedding day, she and her husband Geoffrey Arend danced to “The Origin of Love” from the film Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) as their first dance as a married couple.