Christina Applegate is an American actress. She was known for playing the role of Kelly Bundy on the Fox sitcom Married… with Children (1987–1997) as a child artist. She played several roles in various movies including Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (1991), The Big Hit (1998), The Sweetest Thing (2002), Grand Theft Parsons (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Hall Pass (2011), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), Vacation (2015), Bad Moms (2016), and Crash Pad (2017).
Applegate was born on 25 November 1971 in Los Angeles, California. Her father Robert William, a record producer and record company executive and mother Nancy Priddy , a singer and actress. Her parents separated after her birth. Alisa and Kyle are her father’s half-siblings from his second marriage. Applegate’s mother had a relationship with musician Stephen Stills after her divorce. Applegate studied as a dancer as a child in a variety of forms, including jazz and ballet.
Applegate made her television debut alongside her mother on the serial series Days of Our Lives in 1972, and at the age of three months, she starred in a commercial for Playtex baby bottles. She made her film debut in Jaws of Satan (or King Cobra) in 1981, and she also appeared in Beatlemania in 1981. She made her television debut in the television biography Grace Kelly (1983) as a young Grace Kelly, and her first television series was Showtime’s political comedy Washingtoon (1985), in which she played the daughter of a politician. Father Murphy (1981), Charles in Charge (1984–1985), and Silver Spoons all featured Applegate as a guest star (1986). She landed the role of Robin Kennedy, the daughter of a police officer, in the police drama series Heart of the City (1986–1987) in 1986.
She got a Young Artist Award for her performance. She appeared in episodes of All Is Forgiven, Still the Beaver, Amazing Stories, and Family Ties as a guest star. Applegate starred in the films Dance ’til Dawn (1988) and Streets (1990), both of which featured a deranged cop stalking a juvenile drug user. She appeared in the films 21 Jump Street (1988) and Top of the Heap (1991) as a guest star, and she hosted Saturday Night Live (1993) and MADtv (1994). (1996). Vibrations (1995), Across the Moon (1995), Wild Bill (1995), Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks! (1996), and Gregg Araki’s Nowhere (1997). Applegate starred as Claudine Van Doozen in the independent film Claudine’s Return (or Kiss of Fire) in 1998, participated in the action comedy The Big Hit, and as the fiancée of a mob boss in the Mafia spoof Jane Austen’s Mafia in 1999.
Applegate made her acting debut in the NBC sitcom Jesse, which got positive reviews. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy and won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Female Performer in a New Television Series and the TV Guide Award for Favorite Star in a New Series. In the year 2000, the show was cancelled. In the 9th (2002) and 10th (2003) seasons of Friends, Applegate played Amy Green, Rachel Green’s (Jennifer Aniston) sister, in episodes titled “The One with Rachel’s Other Sister” and “The One Where Rachel’s. Sister Babysits.” The Axeman’s Jazz, Nobody Leaves Empty Handed, The Runthrough, and John Cassavetes’ The Third Day are among Applegate’s stage credits (co-starring Gena Rowlands).
In 2004, she made her Broadway debut in a revival of the 1966 musical Sweet Charity as Charity Hope Valentine. In 2006, Applegate starred alongside Eva Longoria, Ryan Seacrest, and Christina Milian in Jessica Simpson’s music video for “A Public Affair.” She starred in the ABC comedy Samantha Who?. In the three-dimensional talking animal sequel Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Applegate voiced Catherine the Cat (2010). In Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009), Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011), and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2012), she voiced Brittany, one of the Chipettes (2015). Applegate starred alongside Maya Rudolph and Will Arnett in the NBC sitcom Up All Night, which premiered on September 14, 2011. Applegate was featured on the second episode of the fourth season of the relaunched American version of the TLC show Who Do You Think You Are? on July 31, 2013.
In 2013, Applegate returned her role as Veronica Corningstone in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, a comedy sequel film. She got a leading voice role in the animated musical fantasy film The Book of Life as Mary Beth in 2014. She co-starred in the National Lampoon sequel Vacation, the fifth full-length movie instalment of the road-trip comedies, with Ed Helms in 2015. In 2016, she played alongside Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn in the comedy picture Bad Moms as Gwendolyn James. In July 2018, Applegate co-starred in the Netflix dark comedy series Dead to Me alongside Linda Cardellini.
Christina’s marital status is married. On October 20, 2001, Victoria married actor Johnathon Schaech. In December 2005, Schaech filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences, and the divorce was formalised in August 2007. Martyn LeNoble, a Dutch musician, became her boyfriend in 2009. On Valentine’s Day 2010, the couple got engaged, and on February 23, 2013, they married in their Los Angeles home. They have one daughter, born in January 2011.
Christina Applegate is a beautiful woman with a charming personality. She has an appealing smile and a toned physique. She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and weighs around 55 Kg. Her hair color is brown and she has mesmerizing pale blue eyes.
Christina Applegate is an American actress and dancer who has a net worth of $25 million.