Born and raised in New York, Christina Mendez is one of the popular American plus-size models and television personality. In addition to her career, she is a charitable person and worked for Hispanic Support Organizations.
The gorgeous American model was born on March 13, 1981, in New York City, New York, United States. She was born to Dominican Republic immigrants. Her grandmother is Merengue artist Joseito Mateo. As for siblings, not much information is available.
Christina belongs to American nationality and Black Dominican by ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces. She grew up in New York City. As a granddaughter of an artist, she was exposed to the media since childhood.
As for academic qualification, Mendez studied at the Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities in Manhattan. Later, she enrolled in Morris Brown College in Atlanta.
Christina Mendez is single as of August 2019. She is enjoying her life without any involvement in relationships.
However, she was previously in a relationship and who was the lucky guy, the information is still lacking. She is the mother of two children; Damian and Cailey.
When the gorgeous model started to begin her professional career, she realized that she was pregnant. Her first child, Damian was diagnosed with autism when he was two. Christina then dedicated herself to the welfare and development of the kid.
In 2011, she gave birth to her second child, Cailey. She was born healthy. Currently, the Mendez family is living a happy life in New York.
The American model is currently focusing on building her career in the fashion world and also serves as a dedicated mother.
According to a few online sources, Mendez has accumulated an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2019. The main sources of her earnings is from modeling for various international brands, photography and various endeavors.
Although the charming American model did not reveal her salary, the average wage of the plus-size model ranges from $10,060 to $181,237 per year with $32,786 being a median salary. Her payroll must be similar or higher as she is a prominent model.
Christina Mendez started her professional career as a plus-size model, breaking the barrier between the sense of the skinny body and large body. She appeared in the pages of various fashion editorials including Latina, Glamour, Essence, Shape and The Source.
With the soaring popularity, Mendez got many contracts of clothing brands such as Baby Phat, Apple Bottoms, Sofia Vergara, Maggy London, Ashley Stewart, PZI Jeans, and Dereon.
The american model was listed to much curvy beauty lists like Centric’s “Curvy Style- Curvy Models Who Are Slaying The Fashion Game”, MSN Living, ODDEE’s “ "10 Incredibly Hot Women over a Size 10" and so on.
In addition, she appeared on the BET’s one-hour television special “Rip the Runway Model Search 2008” as one of the four models. Likewise, she was honored as “Model of The Year” by Full Figured Fashion Week in 2016.
Christina made several appearances in national shows including ¡Qué Noche! con Angélica y Raúl, The Rachael Ray Show, The Today Show, Noticias al Despertar and Good Morning America.
Christina Mendez is a gorgeous American plus-size model and television personality, best known for her appearance on the fashion magazines such as Glamour, Latina and Cosmopolitan.
Christina Mendez is 38 years old as of 2019.
Christina Mendez is 5 feet 9 inches or 175 cms.
Christina Mendez has a net worth of $6 million as of 2019.