Christel Khalil

Khalil in 2008, image via Featureflash /

Birth Name: Christel Adnana Khalil

Place of Birth: Ventura, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 30, 1987

*father – Pakistani
*mother – African-American, Native American, European

Christel Khalil is an American actress. She is known for her roles on the series W.I.T.C.H. and The Young and the Restless.

Her father is from Pakistan. A picture of Christel’s mother Belita Edwards can be seen here.

Christel has a son with her former husband, musician Stephen Hensley; and a son with her fiancé, Canadian businessperson Sam Restagno.

Christel’s paternal grandfather was named Syed Khalil.

Christel’s paternal grandmother was named Raisa Side.

Christel’s maternal grandfather was named Robert Edwards. Robert was from South Carolina.

Christel’s maternal grandmother was Alberta Moon (who likely was the daughter of Arthur Moon and Gladys Newell). Alberta was from South Carolina.


Curious about ethnicity

11 Responses

  1. transemacabre says:

    Her mother is the daughter of Robert Edwards and Alberta Moon.

    Her father’s parents were Syed Khalil and Raisa Side. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.

    Both of her maternal grandparents were from South Carolina. Alberta seems to be the daughter of Arthur Moon and Gladys Newell.

  2. pookerella says:

    According to Wikipedia, Christel’s mom, Belita Edwards, is of Native American, African American, and European descent in that order, from an interview. She’s triracial and quite fair. Her mother can be seen here:

    And here:–869044.aspx

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