7 Things to Know About Christian Serratos, the Star of Netflix's Selena Series

Christian Serratos may be known for AMC's The Walking Dead, but there's much more to her than her role as Rosita Espinosa. This actress will soon step into the iconic fringed boots for Netflix's Selena: The Series. As for her personal life, she loves her pups, her little one, and her other half, New Politics singer David Boyd. To learn a little more about Christian while we anxiously await her Netflix debut as Selena Quintanilla — Part 1 of the series drops on Dec. 4 — keep reading for a few fun facts about her.

Additional reporting by Maggie Panos

She Appeared on a Ton of Your Favorite Childhood Shows
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She Appeared on a Ton of Your Favorite Childhood Shows

When she was 14, Christian Serratos played Suzie Crabgrass, Ned's love interest, throughout the Nickelodeon show Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide. She also guest-starred on other iconic childhood shows, such as The Secret Life of the American Teenager (pictured), Hannah Montana, and Zoey 101.

She Was a Child Model

Christian didn't begin her career in show business as an actress but rather as a child model. She regularly posts throwback pictures on her Instagram with family and at her favorite places: Disney parks. She also spent time as a competitive figure skater!

She Was in Twilight — and Won an Award For Her Role!
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She Was in Twilight — and Won an Award For Her Role!

Yep, remember when she was in Twilight? Christian Serratos played Angela Weber, one of Bella Swan's (Kristen Stewart) friends from school. That role won her the young supporting actress award for best performance in a feature film at the 30th Young Artist Awards!

She Is an Avid Animal-Lover

If you scour her Instagram, it's very hard to not come across a picture of her with her pups. Christian owns two mini poodles, Johnny Cash and Gigi, who had four babies named Polar, Gibson, Gorilla, and Uffie.

She Is Vegan
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She Is Vegan

Not only is she vegan, but she's also translated her love for animals into activism! She even posed naked for PETA's "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" campaign at the age of 19.

She Has a Tight Family Unit

Christian and New Politics singer David Boyd have been together since 2014 and share a daughter, Wolfgang Serratos Boyd. In 2017, Christian posted a photo of herself breastfeeding Wolfgang, captioning, "This is my body and my page. So I will post what I want, when I want. Those who disapprove can suck my left tit." You go, Christian.

She Knows How to Wield a Bow and Arrow

Christian participated in various weapons training for her role on The Walking Dead and is particularly impressive when it comes to archery.