Christina Milian (born Christine Flores on September 26, 1981) is a two time Grammy Award-nominated American singer and actress. She has had four solo top ten singles (and also a top ten featuring credit single) in the UK as well as hits in the rest of Europe and the U.S. She has starred in the 2003 film Love Don't Cost a Thing opposite Nick Cannon and Be Cool, the sequel to Get Shorty.
Date of Birth: September 26, 1981
Birthplace: New Jersey USA
Milian was born in Jersey City, New Jersey to Afro-Cuban immigrant parents, Carmen and Don, and has two younger sisters, Danielle and Elizabeth. Her family moved to Waldorf, Maryland soon after her birth and she set her heart on an entertainment career at the age of four. Milian did commercials (Wendy's, Honeycombs) and played the lead role in the musical Annie before moving to Los Angeles, California at 13 to pursue an acting career; Her father didn't move with the rest her family and divorced her mother soon after. Her mother is now her manager.
Milian's first significant role was as a reporter on the Disney Channel's Movie Surfers show in 1998 billed as Tina Flores. While in this role, she also appeared in minor roles in the movies A Bug's Life and American Pie and in guest appearances on the television series Charmed, Clueless, Get Real, and The Amanda Show.
It's About Time (2004) In 2000, Milian performed vocals on Ja Rule's song Between Me and You from his album Rule. The song became a hit building her reputation as a singer. She also co-wrote and provided extensive backing vocals for the track "Play" for Jennifer Lopez's 2001 album J. Lo which became another big hit, and co-wrote "Same Ol' Same Ol", the first single from girl group PYT's album Down With Me.
Christina Milian Close up Face
In the summer of 2005, Milian broke up with actor Nick Cannon after being together for nearly two & a half years. In an interview with Angie Martinez, she spoke about how she found out about Cannon cheating on her. Apparently while she was away filming a movie in Romania, she attempted to log in to his T-Mobile.com account by entering in random passwords. After lucking out with one of the passwords, she was able to read all of the messages he sent out and received to and from other women. When she returned back to the states, she decided to play it cool before hitting him with the news that she knew he was cheating.
Christina Milian Long Hairstyle