Alicia Sixtos, who identifies herself as pansexual is an American actress. She earned wide fame after playing Maya Martine in East Los High (2013-17). The San Francisco native also notably worked in The Fosters (2014).
Sixtos turned professional in 2007 and is active in an on-screen venture ever since. In the early days, she worked as a model before her acting debut through the 2006 film Quinceañera. Moreover, she got to appear in the 2012 blockbuster Marvel superhero film The Avengers (2012).
Alicia Sixtos Early Life- Family, Age, and Height
Born Alicia Marie Sixtos on May 27, 1988, the actress grew up in her hometown Alameda County, California, the USA. An American by nationality, Sixtos hails from a mixed ethnic background- her father Genaro Sixtos is Mexican while her mother Laura Angeja is Portuguese.
Alicia has 3 sisters, all of them are actresses: Casandra Sixtos, Andrea Sixtos, and Veronica Sixtos.
Nicknamed AliciaMarie, the 5 feet 2 inches tall actress is 32 years old as of January 2021.
Sixtos Is Pansexual- Who Is She Married To and Wife’s Name?
On the National Coming Out Day, Alicia Sixtos came out as pansexual on October 11, 2008, via Twitter. In August 2019, she announced her engagement with non-binary American actor Bex Taylor-Klaus, after dating for a while.
Alicia and Bex married on October 10, 2020, in an outdoor forest ceremony. The duo even shared pictures of their wedding on their respective Instagram. Sixtos’ Instagram account @aliciamariesixtos has over 38.6K followers.
Her spouse Bex got TV fame with works in the series The Killing, Scream, and Deputy. Taylor-Klus came out as gay in November 2016 and later stated self as non-binary in July 2018 along with the preference of they/them pronouns.
The couple is deeply in love with each other and barely leaves to update fans on social media with their adorable pictures together.
Acting Career Journey- Before TV Recognition
Raised in Hayward California, Alicia by the age of 11 worked as a print model to collect money for her college. Reportedly, then-14 years old Sixtos along with her sisters saw opportunities in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles; their family moved there shortly after.
By 2005, she was working as a model for ad agencies in LA. A year later, she would make an on-screen debut in 2006 as Eileen May Garcia in the film Quinceañera. Then throughout the rest of the 2000s, Alicia Sixtos guest-starred in the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Lincoln Heights, King of the Hill (2008), Entourage (2009), and General Hospital (2010).
Moreover, she appeared in the films High School (2010) and The Custom Mary (2011), before a brief role in The Avengers (2012). The Marvel Comics superhero film starred Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, and Scarlet Johansson.
It earned $1.519 billion in the box-office over the budget of $220 million.
Alicia Sixtos Got Breakthrough From ‘East Los High’
In 2013, Alicia Sixtos was cast in the role of Maya Martinez in Hulu’s teen drama series East Los High, which got her career breakthrough. There, she worked in the main role in Season 1, and then appeared as a recurring cast from Season 2 to Season 4, totaling 46 episodes.
Other notable stars in the series were Vannessa Vasquez, Danielle Vega, and Gabriel Chavarria.
Her other acclaimed TV work was as Carmen in The Fosters (2014, 7 episodes) starring Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, and Jake T. Austin.
Following guest appearances in Gente-fied: The Digital Series and Training Day, Sixtos worked in the TV film Monsters of God (2017). In 2019, she was cast in short-films Polyester and Penance.
Reportedly, as per IMDB, the American actress is set to appear in the TV series I Friggin Love You (pre-production).
How Much Is Her Net Worth?
Professional for more than 13 years, Alicia Sixtos got wide fame from the TV series East Los High and The Foster. She has a total of 29 acting credits. Without a doubt, the acting career is the main source of her earnings. Although Alicia is yet to open up about her property holdings or income, she has an estimated $200,000 net worth in January 2021.
Her partner/wife Bex Taylor-Klaus is worth $500,000 as per Celebrity Net Worth.