Francia Raisa

Film & TV Actress; Best Known for "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" & "Grown-ish"

Francia Raisa Biography

As a Gracie Award and La Femme Film Festival Rising Star Award recipient, 2012 Teen Choice, IMAGEN and an ALMA award nominee for her portrayal of Adrian Lee on ABC Family's critically acclaimed series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," Francia Raisa is a well-known American actress.

Francia was born and raised in Southern California to mother Virginia Almendarez of Mexico and father Maximo Renan Almendarez Coello of Honduras, (one of the most recognized radio personalities and #1 Latino DJs in Los Angeles). At the age of five, Francia began taking dance lessons to learn all styles from tap to jazz, acrobatics, hip- hop and Polynesian. In addition to dance, she trained in karate and ice-skating. Looking to expand her talents her junior year of high school, Francia decided to study both acting and modeling. She started to get noticed, and soon began to model for print ads and national commercials. A month into her senior year of high school, Francia booked her first lead role, starring opposite Hayden Panettiere in Bring it On: All or Nothing.

Not long after wrapping Bring it On, Francia booked the lead female role of The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream, before ultimately landing her breakout role as Adrian Lee, a series regular ABC Family's award-winning "The Secret Life of the American Teenager." Created by Brenda Hampton (7th Heaven), the program broke all records for an original series on the network, including taking the #1 spot in its time slot for cable TV when it premiered in summer of 2008. The show continued to be one of the most popular teen TV shows on air until it wrapped in 2013.

Francia has appeared in "The Mindy Project" and "The Company Town" and starred in the ABC Family movie Christmas Bounty, and the horror film Chastity Bites.

Since early 2018, Raisa has starred in the Freeform show "Grown-ish," which is produced by Black-ish creator Kenya Barris. She also starred in Freeform's 2018 television film Life-Size 2 opposite Tyra Banks.

In her spare time, she works to raise awareness on important causes such as hunger, domestic violence, sex trafficking and female empowerment.

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Francia Raisa Videos

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Francia Raisa is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Francia Raisa for your event is $30,000 - $75,000. Francia Raisa generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Francia Raisa for an upcoming event.

Francia Raisa Videos

Dakotah Rae Interviews Francia Raisa
Francia Raisa Interview: 'Christmas Bounty' Movie, Training ...
Francia Raisa Interview: Secret Life Holiday Episode

Francia Raisa News

  • Exclusive Q&A with Francia Raisa

    This Monday, Francia Raisa reprises her role as Adrian on of The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She took time off from her busy schedule to chat with J-14 about what to expect this season, her real-life friendships with the cast, and more!

  • "Secret Life" Star Francia Raisa Shares Her Secret to Staying Fit

    On The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Francia plays Adrian Lee, a girl who keeps all the guys talking about her killer body-but did you know that Francia NEVER steps a foot in the gym?

  • Francia Raisa Wins Big at the 2011 Gracie Awards

    Secret Life star Francia Raisa attended the 36th Annual Gracie Awards in Beverly Hills to accept her award for Outstanding Female Rising Star. As always, Francia rocked the red carpet and award show!


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