Cristela Alonzo is an American comedian, actress, writer and producer best known for creating and appearing in the ABC sitcom, Cristela. She is the first Latina woman to create, write, produce and star in an own US primetime comedy.
Alonzo, who has been diagnosed with diabetes, was previously in a relationship with her fellow comedian Stephen Halasz, as per the report.
Born in San Juan, Texas
Cristela Alonzo was born on January 6, 1979, in Hidalgo, Texas, the United States of America, parents Adalberto Alonzo and Natalia Gonzalez, under the birth sign Capricorn. Both her mom and dad were from Mexico.
Her mom worked double shifts at a Mexican restaurant for 20 years. She was raised along with her three elder siblings; a sister Julisa Maria Alonzo and two brothers Eloy Eduardo Alonzo and Ruben G Alonzo. in San Juan, Texas.
When her mom was pregnant with her, she left her abusive husband and raised the children alone. Cristela once said that she never met her father who pa s sed away in 2009. Her mom, meanwhile, died in 2002.
At age 18, Alonzo left home and joined Webster University to study theater and acting in St. Louis. However. However, she left her studies because she was not able to afford school at the time.
Acting Career: Works in Cristela
One year after the death of her mom, Cristela Alonzo started working as an office manager at the Addison Improv and eventually started doing stand-up comedy.
She then moved to Los Angeles to start a career as a stand-up comedian. In 2006, Alonzo was hired to write on a Comedy Central show. She then started college comedy shows where she found a lot of success.
In 2010, Alonzo became a semi-finalist on the NBC comedy show, Last Comic Standing. She then worked in a segment in the comedy showcase, Legally Brown, in May 2011.
Alonzo did a 30-minute segment of Comedy Central's The Half Hour on June 7, 2013. She has since appeared on Conan, Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Showtime, Live at Gotham and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
In 2013, the beautiful comedian created her own semi-autobiographical comedy pilot Cristela on ABC along with television producer Becky Clements.
Estimated Net Worth of $4 Million
Being one of the most renowned American comedians, Cristela Alonzo has collected a huge amount of money to her bank account.
According to some online sources, Alonzo has a whopping net worth of $4 million. Alonzo provided the voice of Shirley in the 2016 film, The Angry Birds Movie. The film was made under the budget of $73 million and it had a box office collection of $352.3 million.
Previously in a Relationship with Stephen Halasz
Talking about the relationship status of Cristela Alonzo, the 40-years-old comic star seems to be single at present. Alonzo has not been seen posting photos on her Instagram account with a guy who we could a s sume as her partner.
However, as per the report, the actress previously dated her fellow comedian Stephen Halasz. The two never opened up about their relationship publicly.
Alonzo has announced in public that she has been diagnosed with diabetes, which she controls with medicine, diet, and exercise.
by Arsad, 23 Dec, 2019