Christian Navarro Has A Girlfriend; A Dating Affair So Well-Hidden That Surfaced Gay Rumors

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Christian Navarro Has A Girlfriend; A Dating Affair So Well-Hidden That Surfaced Gay Rumors

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1991-07-21
  • Age 28 Years 11 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Birth Place The Bronx, New York, United States
  • Profession Actor
  • Birth Name Christian Lee Navarro
  • Zodiac Sign Leo
  • Ethnicity/Race Mixed
  • Sister/s C. Leeann Navarro
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Dating
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Ex-Girlfriend Shazi Raja
  • Gay No
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • Career 2007–present
  • Height/ How Tall? 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
  • Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Black
  • Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Girlfriend Kass Ramirez

If you have binge-watched the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why already, you might desire a friend like Christian Navarro.

Portraying the gay character of Tony Padilla alongside Katherine Langford, Dylan Minnette, Alisha BoeAjiona Alexus, Christian becomes the voice of reason and brings out his ever-ready help for his friends. He did every justice to his gay role to such extent that his sexual orientation offscreen too got questioned for being gay. 

However, in real life, Navarro had a girlfriend, who belongs to Asian ethnicity and openly called him "baby." 

Dating Amidst Gay Rumors; Girlfriend, Wife Prospect?

Twenty-seven-years old Christian Navarro had been weaving a dating story all this time. 

13 Reasons Why star was dating secretly with a mysterious lady named Shazi Raja. Much like Christian, his then-rumored girlfriend is also into acting. As for Shazi's filmography, she has made an appearance on the HBO network's series titled High Maintenance.

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Thanks to social media, the couple's love life was evident to all. Back in August 2016, Christian's girlfriend posted an Instagram image of her and Christian on the occasion of the actor's birthday. 

Taking the occasion to Instagram, Shazi wished him a happy birthday and even quoted as "baby" in the caption. 

Christian Navarro along with his rumored girlfriend Shazi Raja (Photo: Shazi Raja's Instagram)

Rumor had it that the pair's relationship had initially started as a friendship and took a romantic route over time.

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However, back in 2015, Shazi addressed him as a brother.

Shazi labels Christian a brother (Photo:- Shazi Raja's Instagram)

Nevertheless, as per the speculations, Christian has started dating Shazi in 2016 and they even spent time together, be it beach time or chilling in her favorite spot.

The duo went to Muir Beach Overlook Muir, California on September 2016, which Christian's girlfriend later took it to Instagram. Quoting Christian as "love" in the caption, she shared an Instagram video.

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Further, in December 2016, came an Instagram image of Christian shaving from Shazi, where she has tagged him as "mylionman."

By the looks of it, the two were sharing romantic moments. However, the duo remained low-key since the year 2016, which speculated the two might have ended their dating life. 

While some were wondering whether Christian enjoys a long-term relationship and turns Shazi, his wife or not, the actor came with the split news. Talking to PopSugar in May 2017, he officiated his breakup by saying, 

"I'm single! [My ex-girlfriend] and I separated a few months ago, and I'm single and doing my thing."

Little did the Rosewood star know at the time that he wasn't going to stay single for that too long.

Dating Again - Who's The Girlfriend?

Back in the dating scene now, the rumored gay actor has a lady in his life. Though the dynamics of the romance remained a mystery, it was far from conventional.

Case in point: Instead of showing off his girlfriend on 2018 Valentine's Day, he opted to fund four young girls' school expenses for a year as part of the rescue.org campaign.

His donations were on behalf of his four Valentine's -- "two mommas, sister, and lady."

Interestingly, his followers soon started to see glimpses of his lover while and then through his social media handles. On 25th February 2019, he made a surprising reveal through his Insta handle as he posted a short clip of him kissing his mysterious girlfriend. He confirmed it through the video citing,

"I’m healthy. I have a wonderful family, beautiful friends, a new love, my amazing pup, my art, and my love for all of you"

As soon as he made the big reveal fans were more than curious to know the identity of his girlfriend. It turns out that his new girlfriend is Kass Ramirez, a model based in the USA. She is active through her Insta handle where she has amassed more than 12 thousand followers since she posted her first picture in 2015.

As of now, Christian's relationship with his newfound muse seems to be going very well. Moreover, they have been spotted together in several events and places as she joined him during the season 3 premiere party of 13 Reasons Why. 

Christian Navarro and girlfriend Kass Ramirez attend the premiere party of 13 Reasons Why's season 3 on 25th August 2019 (Photo: Christian Navarro's Instagram)

Likewise, Prior to the event, he and partner Kass even spent a wonderful vacation at Four Seasons Resort Maui near Wailea Beach. So, by the looks of it, there are chances that they'll take a major breakthrough in their relationship soon. A surprise proposal perhaps?

Bio Including Tattoo, Net Worth & Height

Born on August 21, 1991, Christian Lee Navarro's infatuation with acting began early on. None was more instrumental in his decision to pursue a career in acting than his high school drama teacher. He also credits Daphne Rubin-Vega and Chris Noth as his influences.

He was born and raised in Bronx, New York. He began his career in the year 2005 with the film Day of the Dead 2: Contagium. Later, in 2007, Christian landed the role of Paco Mendoza in Law & Order: Criminal Intent which helped him to grab the attention towards him.

Later, he appeared in the film Run It (2009), where he played the role of John White. He then featured in Blue Bloods (2013), Taxi Brooklyn (2014) and The Affair (2014). A year later, i.e., in 2015, he played the character of Carlos Gomez in Rosewood and then appeared in four episodes of Vinyl (2016) and one episode of The Tick (2016).

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His most prominent acting credit is 13 Reasons Why where he portrays the main lead, Tony Padilla. Christan revived his character, Tony Padilla, again when Netflix aired the hit teen series in May of 2018.

The Bronx native's character in the Netflix special may find himself covered in tattoos, but in real life, his body is as clean as they come with only one (bird on the flower). To this day, neither his character nor Christian himself has given the context of the inks.

He has also appeared in Bushwick (2017) as Eduardo. Likewise, he earned raved reviews for his performance Can You Ever Forgive Me? ( 2019).

Christain Navarro, who stands tall at the height of five feet seven inches, seems to be focusing on his profession as his personal life remains a mystery.

Despite a low-key personal life, Christian has the potential to achieve more in the days to come. From what the public knows, he receives an eye-catching salary from his profession.

As for his fortune, the 13 Reason Why star has a reported net worth of $2 million, which makes him the second most prosperous act on the show. His co-star Katherine Langford tops the list with a reported net worth of $4.6 million.

Wins Prestigious Rising Star Award

Not only on the financial front, Christian's star power means that his contributions in Hollywood ought to get recognized sooner rather than later.

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And, that's what happened when the officials at the San Diego Film Festival, in September 2018, announced the 28-year-old as the recipient of its revered Rising Star Award.

Christian Navarro holds his SDFF Rising Star Award (Photo: Christian Navarro's Instagram)

At the festival held a month later after the announcement, fellow acting legends Kathryn Hahn and John Cho bagged the Fairbanks Award and the Spotlight Award respectively.

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