Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, actress, host, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of restaurant/food truck concept Beignet Box
Christina Milian is a budding multi-media mogul with enterprises in music, fashion, food, television, and film. Born in New Jersey and raised in Waldorf, Maryland, Milian knew show business was for her immediately. At a young age, Milian became a junior journalist on the Disney Channel's MOVIE SURFERS. Before igniting her musical journey, she appeared as a guest on several TV shows, such as CLUELESS, SISTER, SISTER, SMART GUY, CHARMED, THE STEVE HARVEY SHOW and as a recurring character on GET REAL.
Christina’s first lead role was in the 2003 film LOVE DON'T COST A THING and then she went right into BE COOL opposite John Travolta, Uma Thurman, and Vince Vaughn with F. Gary Gray directing. Christina had a fun role in GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST opposite Matthew McConaughey and starred as the lead role in the film, BRING IT ON: FIGHT TO THE FINISH. She starred in the holiday movies SNOWGLOBE and THE CHRISTMAS CUPID. Christina is also the voice of “Esther” on Fox’s hit animated series, FAMILY GUY. Christina starred on the Fox comedy series, GRANDFATHERED, opposite John Stamos and Josh Peck and was a lead in the in the Kenny Ortega-directed TV event, ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, also for Fox. Most recently, Christina was a series regular on season 2 of Sony/Crackle’s THE OATH opposite Ryan Kwanten and Katrina Law; She did a season long arc on the Netflix series SOUNDTRACK opposite Jenna Dewan; and starred in two of Netflix’s hugely successful summer rom coms, FALLING INN LOVE and RESORT TO LOVE. She can next be seen as one of the leads of STEP UP for Starz.
Christina’s musical career began when she signed to Island/Def Jam/UMG at the age of 18 and was quickly selected to sing the hook on Ja Rule's No. 1 hit single, "Between Me and You." The enormous success of the song introduced her to the mainstream music world and gave her commercial success. Christina then co-wrote the Jennifer Lopez hit "Play" and Paula DeAnda's popular "Walk Away," and she was one of the co-writers of Justin Bieber's smash "Baby." Her self- titled debut, "Christina Milian," produced the hit "AM to PM" which was her break out into pop culture. Several of Christina’s singles charted in top 5 in the states and internationally. Christina’s "It's About Time," released on Island/Def Jam/UMG, featured the mega-hit "Dip It Low" which she was twice nominated for Grammy awards.
Christina resides in Los Angeles with her daughter Violet, her partner Matt Pokora, and their babies Isaiah and Kenna.