Christina Vidal

Inside Biography

Winner of the Young Artist Award, Christina Vidal is an American singer, actress, as well as a producer. She is known for her appearances in several movies like Life with Mikey, Freaky Friday, and See No Evil.

As a singer, Vidal was a member of the pop-rock band, Gemstone, along with Crystal Celeste Grant, and Jade Villalon. She also collaborated with several singers like Will Smith, Lupe Fiasco, and others. As of 2018, Vidal is in a marital relationship with American actor Marcus Mitchell.

Early Life And Education 

Christina Vidal was born Christina Marie Vidal on 18th November 1981 in Whitestone, Queens, New York City. Her father Manny Vidal is a tax consultant and businessman, whereas her mother Josie Vidal is a Secretary. Vidal has two sisters, Tanya Vidal and Lisa Vidal, both of them are actors, and a brother, Christian.

Vidal joined the Performing Arts School of New York. At the age of seventeen, she went to a girl group, Gemstone where she recorded songs with bandmate Jade Villalon.

Christina Vidal’s Early  Career

At the age of ten, Christina Vidal auditioned for the 1993 American comedy film, Life with Mikey, and was selected for the role of Angie Vega.

She starred alongside Michael J. Fox, Nathan Lane, and Cyndi Lauper. Her performance in the movie won her two Young Artist Awards the Best Leading Role in a Motion Picture Comedy as Youth Actress, and Most Promising New Youth Actress (special award).

Played the lead role of Sophia Del Bono

Vidal played the lead role of Sophia Del Bono in the 2nd season of the American sitcom, Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher from 1997 to 1998.

She shared the screen with Mitch Mullany, Portia de Rossi, Clinton Jackson, and Arjay Smith among others.

Played roles in Chasing Papi 

After that, Vidal kept busy with appearances on other shows before being cast in 2001 American sitcom, Taina as the lead character of Taina Maria Morales, a Puerto Rican girl living in New York who wants to be a performer. She was nominated for ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Series for her role.

Moreover, Vidal played roles in Chasing Papi and Freaky Friday (both 2003). She then starred in the American police drama television series, 10-8: Officers on Duty as Deputy Gabriela Lopez, alongside Ernie Hudson.

Cast in an Australian-American horror film, See No Evil

In 2006, Christina Vidal was cast in an Australian-American horror film, See No Evil, starring WWE wrestlers Kane, Luke Pegler, Samantha Noble, and Michael J. Pagan.

Vidal then made her appearances in a number of TV series including Second Time Around (2004),
ER (2007), House (2009-10), Things We Do for Love (2011), Code Black (2015-16), and Training Day (2017), whereas she is credited for her roles in movies like Chasing Papi (2003), I Think I Love My Wife (2007), and Magic Man (2010) among others.

Last screen appearance was in 2018

Christina Vidal’s last screen appearance was in the 2018 American crime drama series, Sneaky Pete as Valerie alongside Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland, and Shane McRae.

Christina Vidal was one of the members of the girls’ band, Gemstone. She recorded several songs along with her bandmate Jade Villalon and Crystal Celeste Grant performing vocals. In 2002, she signed to MCA Records and released her first single Tropical and solo debut album White in the summer of 2002.

Recorded the song Take Me Away for the movie Freaky Friday

The same year, Vidal gave her vocals in the remix of  Will Smith's song, Nod Ya Head (The Remix) from the Men in Black II soundtrack. She was also a part of Lupe Fiasco's 1st & 15th Entertainment.

Moreover, Vidal also recorded the song Take Me Away for the movie Freaky Friday (2003). She also sang a song for other movies such as Taina and Byou.

Net Worth

As an actress and a singer, Christina Vidal has an estimated net worth of $2 million as per celebrity net worth. She earned a huge amount of money for her appearances in several hit TV series playing lead characters.

Vidal has performed in several films which collected a significant amount of money at the box office. Some of the movies are:

Movie Role Budget Box-office collection IMDB rating Cast member
Life with Mikey (1998) Angie Vega $2 million $12,440,858 5.5 Michael J. Fox
Nathan Lane
Cyndi Lauper
David Krumholtz
Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) Cynthia $800.000 $5 million  7.4 Heather Matarazzo
Brendan Sexton III
Eric Mabius
Matthew Faber
Chasing Papi (2003) Festival Singer $9,000,000 USD $12.6 million 4.8 Roselyn Sánchez
Sofía Vergara
Jaci Velasquez
Eduardo Verástegui
Freaky Friday (2003) Maddie $20 million $160.8 million 6.2 Jamie Lee Curtis
Lindsay Lohan
Chad Michael Murray
Mark Harmon
See No Evil (2006) Christine $8 million $18.6 million 5.1 Kane
Samantha Noble
Luke Pegler
Michael J. Pagan
I Think I Love My Wife (2007) Candy $11 million $13,196,245 5.5 Chris Rock
Kerry Washington
Gina Torres
Steve Buscemi

Christina Vidal’s Boyfriend

Christina Vidal married her long-term boyfriend Marcus Mitchell on September 25, 2016. Mitchell is a Dancer as well as an actor, known for his portrayal of Hayward in the 2016 film High Strung

She shared several photos on social sites and expressed happiness about having Marcus for the rest of her life. In her spare time, Vidal enjoys bowling and dancing.

Below, we present the interview of Christina Vidal

 

by ab-mahima, 22 Jun, 2018

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