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Christina Applegate | Biography

Forty four years old American actress as well as dancer Christina Applegate began leaving her mark in American entertainment industry as a child actor. Rose to prominence as Kelly Bundy on the Fox series Married….with Children, the camera began capturing her since age of one. Born on 25th of November 1971 in Hollywood California, to actress Nancy Priddy and record-label executives Robert Applegate, Christina witnessed her parents’ divorce at a very tender age. Christiana graduated through Excelsior High School in Los Angeles, California in 1990.

Moving into her love life, Christina Applegate is a married woman.  She married her long term boyfriend Martyn LeNoble in 23rd of February 2010. The couple commenced dating in 2008 and announced their engagement in February 2010. They are proud parent of a daughter named, Sadie Grace. Sadie Grace took birth in January 2011. Before marrying Martyn, she was wife of actor Jonathan Schaech. They got married in October 2001 and field divorce in November 2005. They were officially divorced in August 2007. Previously she was linked with a number of high profile actors, including Steve Adler, Brad Pitt, Richard Grieco, Sebastian Bach, Nuno Bettencourt, Christian Slater, Lee Grivas to name a few.

The veteran actress Christina Applegate was exposed to the acting industry while she was just three months old. She was seen in her mother’s arm in series “Days of Our Lives”. After appearing in K Mart’s commercials and a number of films and television shows, Christina got her breakthrough role in Fox’s sitcom “Married…with Children” as Kelly Bundy at age fifteen. The show was a ground breaking hit. She then starred in teen comedies, such as “Dance ‘Til Dawn” and 1991’s “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead”. In the year 1993, she along with Robin Antin formed a retro themed mockery dance show titled “The Pussycat Dolls”. She appeared in the show for a number of years till Interscope Records became involved as well as recast The Pussycat Dolls as R&B/pop dance and music. Meanwhile, she was seen often in minor parts in movies, including “Nowhere” and “Mars Attack”. She then starred as a hard-working single parent in “Jesse”. She was critically appreciated for her work in the series. Her next venture was “Prince Charming”, where she portrayed charming lead character alongside Martin Short. She next starred in comedy movie “The Sweetest Thing”. She joined Mile Mayers and Gwyneth Paltrow in commercially unsuccessful comedy “View From The Top”. She portrayed a small yet crucial role in 2003’s “Wonderland’. Christina strongest and highest profile performance came a year later in “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”, where she portrayed love interest of Will Ferrell and a spirited news anchor. The same year, she appeared in “Surviving Christmas” and “Grand Theft Parsons”. She returned to television with a guest role in “Friends”. In 2007, she returned with a bang with another successful series “Samantha Who?”, she served as star and producer and received nominations for Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe awards. In addition to her acting projects, she as well has lent voice for a number of animated series, including “Bubble Guppies”. In the year 2012, she appeared in “Saturday Night Live” and the following year in “Who Do You Think You Are?”. In 2015 she will be seen as Jenny Bologna in “Web Therapy”. She as well will be filming for vacation in 2015. It has been reported that, she has earned net worth of twenty million dollars through her acting jobs.

In 1992, Christina joined other celebs for the Hollywood children charity show. In 2003, she was Lee National Denim Day’s spokesperson, which raises money for breast cancer research. In 2009, she opened a charitable foundation devoted to the women suffering from breast cancer, named “Right Action for Women”. she as well has supported The Trevor Project, World Animal Protection, The motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation, Adopt-A-Classroom and Entertainment Industry Foundation.

While not busy with the regular working schedule, she loves to spend her spare time by enjoying her hobbies, such as Dancing, spin classes and jogging. The award winning actress can be followed in her facebook and twitter. Her fans and well wishers may log on to her websites to fetch her detailed information. Wiki as well contains detailed biography of Christina Applegate.