Birth Name: Francia Raisa Almendárez
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 26, 1988
Francia Raisa is an American actress. She appeared in the film Bring it On: All or Nothing and the television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Her father, Renán Almendárez Coello, is a Honduran-born radio personality. Her mother, Virginia Pelayo, is of Mexican descent.
When asked about growing up as a Latina in Los Angeles, she stated:
It wasn’t till I got to high school that I saw it have any affect on my life. The Hispanics hung-out with the Hispanics, The Asians hung-out with the Asians, everyone had their little cliques. That opened my eyes.