Christina Ochoa is Spanish actress, marine biologist, journalist, and producer. She is the grandniece of Severo Ochoa, a Nobel laureate. Ochoa grew up in a household where she received equal support both for her scientific acumen and for her artistic tastes. She became an involved social media focused science educator after completing her education which took her from Spain to Australia and America.
She has hosted several science conferences and web shows and has acted as a keynote speaker. She came to know, however, that while science was one of her passions, her true passion is acting. Initially as a hobby, Ochoa began performing and relocated to Madrid to continue her grasp of the subject and hopefully land a few roles. She made her television debut in ‘La que se avecina’ comedy series in 2008. She has since performed on stage as well as played lead roles in several TV shows. As a journalist, she is a frequent contributor to the magazines Vogue Spain, H, and El Imparcial. She was made a member of Mensa in 2009.
Christina Ochoa’s Bio, Wiki, Age
Ochoa was born on 25 January 1985 in Barcelona, Spain, as Cristina Ochoa Lopez. Her father, Victor Ochoa, is a muralist, activist, painter, graphic designer, and artist. She had lived in Paris, Barcelona and Miami as a teenager. Her granduncle, Spanish-American physician and biochemist Severo Ochoa, received a Nobel Prize share for discovering processes in RNA and DNA biological synthesis.
She was born to father Victor Ochoa Cristina Ochoa Lopez, a famous Spanish sculptor while her Cuban mother’s name and information are unknown.
Ochoa has many well-known family names too. She is the grand-niece Severo Ochoa, recipient of the 1959 Nobel Prize. Christina Ochoa is not her parents ‘only child; she has 4 brothers, three brothers and one son.
Christina Ochoa’s Career, Movies
Christina Ochoa has worked as a presenter and keynote speaker at a number of science conferences and shows since she left school: MESA’s college readiness program, ‘Chaotic Awesome’ by Bitesize TV, and ‘NERD ALERT’ by The Young Turks network, to name a few. She is the new host of a ‘Live Brainer’ educational podcast. She is an active member of ‘Los Angeles Science for Society,’ an group that supports the Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and promotes research in society and scientific literacy.
In 2017 she took part as a commentator in the annual gathering. She has appeared in recent years as an celebrity guest on the science humor show ‘Professor Blastoff;’ ‘Talk Nerdy,’ a show hosted by Cara Santa Maria; and various online STEM Education outlets. Despite having a significant career in the science field, she has always been passionate about acting. Christina Ochoa started to perform in several plays at Alexandria’s Little Theater in Washington, D.C.
She later decided to travel to Madrid, where she continued to perform lessons and play small roles on stage. She made her debut on the small screen in 2008 in the Spanish comedy show ‘La que se avecina’ episode ‘Un fontanero, un calentón y una abuela motorista.’ She played Gabriela’s character in the TV movie ‘Contact@me’ in 2009. Ochoa starred alongside Stephen Amell and Deirdre Wall in her first American project, a short film called ‘Stay with Me’ in 2011.
This was also the first project of their QE (Quantum Entanglement) development business. She made guest appearances in ‘I Love My Teenage Daughter’ (2011) by Fox, ‘Modern Family’ by ABC (2012), and ‘The Neighbours’ by ABC (2013). She co-wrote several scripts in 2014, and also acted as a reporter in the ‘Chaotic Awesome’ web show. Ochoa was cast in the same year as Karen Morales in the action-drama ‘Matador’ of El Rey Network. She has starred as Ren Randall in TNT’s drama ‘Animal Kingdom’ since 2016. She landed in Syfy’s short-lived action-grindhouse series ‘Blood Drive’ her first leading role.
The series was cancelled after one season in spite of high ratings. She plays Chief Warrant Officer 3 Nora Madani in her most recent show, The CW’s ‘Valor.’ The show was produced by Kyle Jarrow and premiered on October 9, 2017. As a novel, the work of Ochoa was first published in October 2010, in ‘Vogue Spanish.’ She writes book reviews and interview articles for the television website ‘H’ She also writes a monthly movie column for El Imparcial, the Puerto Rican news website.
Christina Ochoa’s Boyfriend, Married
Ochoa previously dated actor Derek Theler according to sources. Sometime between 2013 and 2014 she was engaged to actor Nathan Fillion. In 2013, the actress was dating Canadian-American actor Nathan Fillion. They’d also get engaged after splitting up in 2014 a year later.
Then in July 2014 she went on to date with American actor and model Derek Theler. The partnership did not last long, and in January 2016 the couple split up. Her husband is actually being speculated to be none other than British actor Ben Robson who is also her co-star. Yet neither side has never discussed the rumors.
Christina Ochoa’s Height
She has a perfect body figure that compliments her perfectly round beautiful face. She is decently tall around 5.10 inches in height and She maintains a sexy, curvy, and beautiful figure with a body weight of 60 kilograms. Her body measurements are 36-25-36 which itself speaks of how hot her body. She has attracted with grey eyes are captivating and blonde hair makes her even more beautiful and enchanting.
Christina Ochoa’s Instagram
With thousands of followers on social media, Ochoa is active on Twitter, Instagram, but is absent from Facebook. Even, she has an official christinaochoa.com website.