Cristela Alonzo

United States

Cristela Alonzo Bio

Who is Cristela Alonzo

Stand up-comedian, Cristelo Alonzo created and starred in the ABC sitcom Cristela. She became the first Latina woman to create, produce, write, and star in her own US network show. She has performed on shows on Comedy Central's The Half Hour and was named as one of the 10 L.A. Comedy Acts to Watch by L.A. Weekly in 2014.

Early Life (Childhood)

Cristela Alonzo raised along with her four siblings San Juan, Texas. She lives homeless for the first eight years of her life. During her high school years, she was excellent in academics, winning several Academic Decathlon medals and serving as President of the Drama Club at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo.

Interesting Facts

Cristela Alonzo has the trademark raucous laugh: “If I’m laughing, you know I’m either very happy or very sad,” she said. “I cope with things with jokes." She is an observational comic who reflects on stories in her own life, inspired by Bill Cosby and Roseanne Barr. Her current net worth is $4 million as per the reports of Celebrity Net Worth.

Personal Life

Cristela Alonzo has been in a long-term relationship with the comedian and actor, Stephen Halasz. Currently, the couple is not in a relationship. She is single now. Aside from her professional career, she loves traveling and hanging out with friends. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles.


Although there are no awards accounted to her name, she is sure to earn some applause in the days to come.


Any kind of rumor and controversy has not affected her personal as well as professional life.