Christina Evangeline is a multi-hyphenate with a budding career in several fields like photography, videography, interior designing, and volunteering. She is a passionate humanitarian who even co-founded Evermore NYC, an organization that aims to connect people who are going through the loss of a loved one.
But, most of all, Christina is known as the wife of Kenan Thompson, the longest-tenured comedian on SNL. The couple has been blissfully married for around a decade and is also proud parents of two children.
Besides, here we have come with several unknown facts about Christina. Take a look!
Where was Christina Evangeline Born? Details on Her Ethnic Background
There are some conflicting reports on Evangeline’s birthplace. Some sites have claimed she was born in the United States while some have asserted it to be Canada. But we can confirm Christina was born in New York City, the United States of America on 24th March 1989.
Back in May 2018, Kenan Thompson’s wife shared a throwback photo with her mother. In its caption, Evangeline wrote that the photo was taken “sometime in 1989, somewhere in NY.” Thus, it confirms that the celebrity spouse is originally from NYC.
Although the information about her parents remains a little bit private, Evangeline frequently shares snippets of both her father and her mother on Instagram. She also has a sister named Rem.
Besides, talking about her ethnic background, Christina is Caucasian and has an American nationality.
Christina Evangeline Wedding With Kenan Thompson: When Did They First Meet?
The couple tied the knot on 11th November 2011. They organized their wedding ceremony in the Arctic Room of the George Aquarium in Atlanta. The veteran comedian Nick Cannon hosted their wedding reception.
A source close to the duo told Us Weekly, “[They’re] very happy. They’ve lived together as a couple and were excited to share the moments with close friends.”
Moreover, an insider said of the bride, “She was thrilled and a beautiful bride.”
Christina wore a chic silky white gown with a long trail.
As for their first meeting, they were introduced by a talent manager Danny Estrada. Sources say, the two subsequently hit it off.
Christina Evangeline Kids
Evangeline has two children with her husband. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter Georgia Marie Thompson on 20th June 2014, in New York City. Their second daughter Gianna Michelle Thompson was born on 31st July 2018.
Back in June 2020, Kenan opened up to People about his fatherhood and how his life changed after he became the father of two kids. He said,
“I think the biggest wake-up call is how immediate it is. One day you’re not a dad and then the next moment you are. You’re just a dad from that point on.”
“And definitely, my coolness just got sucked right out of me. I didn’t know … I didn’t even feel it, but I just immediately started wearing black socks and shorts and just being really corny at stores and over-asking questions about items that are super obvious and in my face.”
On the other hand, his wife Evangeline described parenthood as “a life-changing and completely fulfilling experience,” on her personal website.
Besides, while speaking to Variety ahead of the premiere of the NBC sitcom Kenan, Thompson made it clear that his family is his first priority. While the interviewer asked him how many seasons he wanted to perform on the sketch show, he said,
“I have a certain number I would love to get to. I think 20 is a good, round, even number that I’m close to.
The comedian added,
I feel like that is in reach, but also it would be respected if I don’t get there. Like, 18 is fine, 19 is fine. It doesn’t really matter. What matters is, will I have time for my family? There’s only 24 hours in a day.”
What does Christina Evangeline Do?
Evangeline is an interior designer and a model. Nevertheless, not much is known about her designing career. Besides, Kenan Thompson’s wife also portrayed a pageant parent in a short comedy ‘Mini Supreme,’ in 2015. She appeared along with Phillis, Joan Mankin, and Bella Stardust.
Christina is a Photographer and Videographer
As per her personal website, Christina also juggles photography and videography along with her motherhood. Over the years, the multi-talented woman has traveled to a number of exotic places throughout the world.
Back in 2017, Christina and her daughter Georgia went on to visit Disney World to celebrate her third birthday. Additionally, the family of four were on a family vacation in Italy, where they visited Florence, Rome, the Vatican, Amalfi, and more.
Evangeline is the co-founder of Evermore NYC
Christina formed an organization Evermore NYC along with her therapist friends Michele and Jack. It helps people cope with the loss of a loved one.
The people linked to an organization described it as “a dinner party for anyone who is trying to cope and move on after losing a loved one.
They further said,
“This is not a pity party by any means. It is simply a chance to meet and identify with others who have been faced with similar experiences.”
Similarly, Christina also helps several other charitable organizations like ‘The Cristian Rivera Foundation’ ‘Save the Children Federation,’ My Stuff Bags Foundation,’ and the ‘American Refugee Committee.’
What is Christina Evangeline Net Worth?
Evangeline has earned a good amount of fortune from her variety of works. According to sources, her estimated fortune is $1.5 million. Besides, her comedian hubby Thompson has a $13 million net worth.
The family of four currently resides in New York City.
Social Media Activity
Talking about her social media presence, Christina is active on both Facebook and Instagram. She has over 17k Instagram followers as of 2021.