About Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks is one of the gems of American TV serials and Hollywood. She is not only an elegant lady but is a livelier actor. Christina has a long journey in the field of acting. She seems to be a patient and calm actress when it comes to enjoying the results of her contributions.

 Christina has been part of many TV series before getting recognized for one of her great screen presences in Mad Men. And the long year of dedication and passion towards acting has ripened the nature of making a character alive. Not only acting, but she was also a famous model of the time before entering the acting industry.

Quick Info
Full NameChristina Rene Hendricks
Date of BirthMay 3, 1975
Birth PlaceKnoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Parent(s)Jackie Sue Hendricks (Mother)
Robert Hendricks (Father)
OccupationActress, Model
Spouse(s)Geoffrey Arend
(m. 2009; sep. 2019)
Net WorthUS $10 million

Christina’s Early Life and Bio

Christina Hendricks blessed the world by her birth on May 3, 1975, in Knoxville, Tennessee, the U.S. Her full name is Christina Rene Hendricks and nationality is American and British. Her father’s name is Robert Hendricks and his mother’s Jack, Sue. Her father was an employee United States Service and mothers were a psychologist. Although she was born in Knoxville, she spent her early days in Twin Falls, Idaho. After the transfer of her father in Washington DC, her family moved to Fairfax, Virginia to decrease the distance. 

A new place is always mysterious to everyone. No one knows what is waiting for them. How will be living in a life place? The good memories or bad memories of the old places. These are some of the thoughts that always wander every migrant. Likewise, children are the ones who have to willingly or unwillingly cope with these kinds of situations. Some children find it easier to adapt to the new world whereas few have to struggle a lot. And Christina fell in the second category.

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The early days were not satisfying for Christina. The old used to bullets her a lot. This made her even challenging to adapt. But she, fortunately, found an escape from the torture and made friendship with the acting. The department of drama became a place of refreshment, her strength, her reason to cherish and express her emotions through the play. This might have been the reason she has been strongly attached to acting in her life.

Despite Christina Hendricks’s attachment towards acting, the level of bullying was brutal and unable to withstand. The stress level was emotionally making her weak and less resistant. Hence, she dropped out of school and completed her senior year in a Community College. Her love for the drama never decreased, with the time it gradually increased. Even the quench for arts was always growing. As a matter of fact, a new ray of hope started to grow in her life-Ballet.

Christina Hendricks was also a ballerina. In addition to the acting, it was also the satisfying art and reason to become happy for her. She was ways of finding her reason to live in the field of art directly or indirectly. And Ballet became another fortune for her. She applied to Virginia Commonwealth University for drama and got selected. 

Similarly, there were lots of struggles in her life before coming to the limelight and establishing her name. She even worked as a receptionist and a shampoo girl in a salon. 


Then came a turning point in the life of Christina Hendricks. She received her first modeling contract. And slowly, her life started to increase its width. She came to known about a beauty contest. “Seventeen” magazines were organizing the event. And she hit the jackpot. She won the competition and IMG Models signed her for upcoming projects.

 Although Christina Hendricks did a great contribution to the modeling, she wasn’t able to get a lot of recognition. But she had disclosed in an interview that her hand was used in the poster of the famous movie American Beauty (1999). She was active in modeling for a period of 9 years from the age of 18 to 27. Christina was gifted not only in talent but also from her beauty. She has an attractive body that no one could stop adoring and every woman dreams of.

Then, her body started to spread its magic over the world. The readers of Esquire Magazine graced her on the cover page and introduced it as the “Sexiest Woman in The World” in 2010. Her appealing body was like a miniature of an hourglass. Everything seems to be in the correct place with the correct shape.

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TV Shows and Movies

Christina Hendricks started her acting career in TV series from “Undressed” in 1999 as Rhiannon for four episodes. She was taking her modeling and acting career parallel.  Then, she appeared in many TV series like Beggars and Choosers, ER, Firefly, Kevin Hill, Jake in Progress, Life, Hap and Leonard, Another Period, Tin Star, Good Girls, and Mad Men.

Mad Men became another turning point in her life. Her character as Joan Holloway touched the heart of a lot of people and the critics from her adorable acting, fascinating figure and seductive fashion sense. The totally ninety-two episodes of all the seven seasons aired from 2007 to 2015 featured Christina in all episodes. The series stars Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, Kiernan Shipka, Michael Gladis, Alison Brie, Christopher Stanley, and many more. 

Awards and Acheivements 

Christina Hendricks’s highly acclaimed role succeeded to win and to get nominations for awards. Christina Hendricks has been recommended for Emmy “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series” category for six times. She also succeeded to part of movies like The Big Time, Hunger Point, Leonie, Detachment, I Don’t Know How She Does It, Dark Places, The Strangers: Prey at Night and American Woman. And she has done a lot of voice over a for movies and games. 

Personal Life: Husband

Acting not only became a way of meditation but it also came as an opportunity to find soulmate for Christina. She tied up the knot with a fellow actor Geoffrey Arend on 11th October 2009. The couple was very private about their relationship.  Everything was seeming to work nicely for the ten years from their public appearances. 

But unfortunately, on 18th October 2019, her husband announced their separation. And after a certain interval of time, Christina filed a divorce in the Supreme Court in Los Angeles. “Irreconcilable difference” was the main cause of divorce according to the official document.

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What is Christina’s Net Worth?

Christina Hendricks has covered a journey in the industry for about 20 years. From all the contributions and efforts, according to the celebritynetworth.com, she has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

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