Success in the competitive market of Hollywood is obviously not a duck soup. Struggle and dedication pave the path of glory and American actor Christian Navarro is no exception to this fact. Active in acting since teenage, Navarro grabbed the international limelight as Tony Padilla in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why (2017-20).
Throughout the journey to prominence, the New York-raised climbed step-by-step from commercials to low-budget films until breakthrough.
Who Are Christian Navarro’s Parents?
Navarro was born on August 21, 1991, in the Bronx, New York City, New York, and grew up there. His father’s name is C. L. Navarro and has a sister named Madisyn, but further detail on the family is not out. An American by nationality, Christian comes from Puerto Rican roots.
For the queries, if he has any relation to Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Dave Navarro, but actually, they don’t.
Age and Height
As of mid-2021, Christian Lee Navarro, who stands 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) tall, is 29 years old.
Career Debut At 14- What Role He Portrayed In ’13 Reasons Why’?
It was his passion for acting that drove Christian to work in commercials at an early age. By 2005, then-14 years old Navarro made his acting debut through the film Day of the Dead 2: Contagium. His first-ever TV series came in 2007 as a guest cast in Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Until 2013, he remained away from the screen before guest-starring in Blue Bloods. Then, it followed Christian Navarro’s one-episode appearances in Taxi Brooklyn, The Affair, Rosewood, and Tick.
In 2017, the American actor got his breakthrough after portraying Antonio “Tony” Padilla (a 19-year old guy) in 13 Reasons Why. He worked in the Netlflix series for 49 episodes until its conclusion in 2020.
Since then, Navarro has worked in the films; Bushwick (2017), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018), and The Devil’s Light (2021, post-production).
Christian Navarro’s Net Worth and Salary
The hazed-eyed and brown-haired hunk already secured the seat of a millionaire. As of 2021, Christian Navarro has an estimated $3 million net worth. Indeed, Navarro made earnings through his acting career since he turned professional in 2005. But most importantly, a chunk of income came through his days in 13 Reasons Why.
The IMDB reports that starting Season 3 (13 episodes), Christian earned a salary of $135,000-an-episode; also, Season 4 had 10 episodes. Roughly, it would be $3.1 million from two seasons only.
Aside from acting, endorsement deals can sum him up a considerable figure. Online sources suggest that his Instagram account can make $10,633 – $17,721 per post if sponsored.
Is Navarro Gay? Who Is He Dating?
The New York-born actor is not gay actually, but he did portray homosexual character Tony Padilla in 13 Reasons Why. And regarding his relationship status, Christian never remained shy and would share pictures of his lover on social media platforms.
Currently, Navarro is dating model Abigail Garrett; they are in a relationship since 2020. Often, he shares picures of his girlfriend Abigail and mentions her on his Instagram @christianleenavarro with over 5.3 million followers.
They are yet to announce their engagement. The duo lives together and owns a dog named Luna (Great Dane).
Prior to Garrett, the American actor had some relationships in the past. He formerly dated Shazi Raja in 2018 and then was in a relationship with Kassidy Ramirez in 2019, but broke up quietly later.
While appearing in 13 Reasons Why, Navarro’s character Tony had a lot of tattoos but most of them were fake; it included a tattoo of a wolf (on left shoulder), a variation of the cross (on forearm), and a trail of stars (behind his ear). But it doesn’t mean that Christian would not like to decorate his body with inkings.
In real life, Christian Navarro has more than six tattoos; notably a large tattoo of an orchid drawing with a bird (top of shoulder). His left forearm has a text tattoo about inner peace while his arm has Empire State Building in New York. The actor’s right arm has a number of small inkings inclusive of a lion’s face and DC’s Batman mask.