Christina Anstead - Biography
Last Modified: Dec 2, 2020
|Born on :||July 9, 1983 (age 37)|
|Birth Name /
|Christina Meursinge Haack|
|Birth Place:||Anaheim, California, USA|
Holly (younger sister)
|High School:||Canyon High School|
|University:||San Diego State University|
Tarek El Moussa (2009-2018)
Taylor El Moussa (daughter)
|Height:||1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)|
|Weight:||55 kg (121.25 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size:||7 US|
|Dress Size:||6 US|
|Breast Size:||34 inch|
|Waist Size:||28 inch|
|Hip Size:||34 inch|
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Who is Christina Anstead?
Christina Anstead, previously known as Christina El Moussa, is a TV host, real estate agent/investor by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for hosting HGTV's show Flip or Flop alongside her now ex-husband Tarek El Moussa and currently as the star of her HGTV show Christina on the Coast.
Christina Anstead – Age, Parents, Siblings
Christina Anstead was born on July 9, 1983, in Anaheim, California, USA. Her birth name is Christina Meursinge Haack and she is yet to share the names of her mother and father. Her parents raised her alongside her siblings younger sisters Holly and Carly, who is ten years younger than her.
Christina Anstead with her mother and younger sister Holly (Image: Instagram)
For education Christina Anstead studied at Canyon High School, graduating from the same. At San Diego State University, she studied design and business.
Her ethnicity is Caucasian.
Christina Anstead – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Christina Anstead married her longtime boyfriend Tarek El Moussa on 17 April 2009, after years of dating. Their daughter Taylor El Moussa was born in 2010.
After Tarek was diagnosed with both thyroid and testicular cancer, the couple banked Tarek's sperm before radiation treatment. They used in-vitro fertilization to try for a second child. However, the first attempt failed, and the second try ended with a miscarriage. In their third attempt, they welcomed son Brayden El Moussa in 2015.
Anstead’s marriage crumbled and they separated in mid-2016 after an incident at their Southern California home. Police found her husband, who maintained he had had simply gone for a hike, taking a gun to protect himself from wild animals and was never suicidal. They filed for divorce in 2017 which was finalized in January 2018.
Christina began dating English television presenter Ant Anstead in November 2017. After just over a year of dating, they got married on December 22, 2018, at their Newport Beach, California. She also removed the last name of her ex-husband - El Moussa and took her new name, Christina Anstead. Their child, a baby boy named Hudson London Anstead was born on September 6, 2019. In less than two years of marriage, they announced their separation in September 2020.
Ant Anstead also has two children with first wife Louise- daughter Amelie and son Archie.
Christina Anstead and Ant Anstead on their wedding day (Image: People)
Christina Anstead – Career
The El Moussa Group
Anstead’s career in real estate began with her then-husband Tarek El Moussa. They sold real estate through their real-estate agency Tarek and Christina: The El Moussa Group in the Southern California area. But after the October 2008 stock market crash, their business plummeted and the pair went from living in a $6,000-per-month house to a $700-per-month apartment.
They eventually got back to their feet after years of struggle. With another business partner Pete De Best, they bought their first investment property for $115,000. Through their real-estate agency Tarek and Christina: The El Moussa Group, they sold the Santa Ana property for a profit of $34,000.
In 2011 Tarek with a help of a friend made an audition tape for HGTV. They filmed an entire process of house flipping and was sent to a production company. The production company, Pie Town Productions, loved it and was willing to work with the couple after viewing before and after posts of their renovation projects on Instagram.
HGTV signed Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa on the new show Flip Or Flop in 2012. The weekly program, which premiered on TV in April 2013, featured the ins and outs of flipping a house as well as the daily lives of the El Moussa family.
Following their separation in 2017 and divorce in 2018, Christina Anstead went on to star on her own spinoff show, Christina on the Coast. The show has been running for two seasons.
Christina Anstead also had the honor of presenting Daytime Emmys in 2017.
Christina Anstead, Tarek El Moussa hosted Flip or Flop (Image: People)
Christina Anstead – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Anstead is estimated to be around $12 million while the estimate on her annual salary/income is unknown.
Christina Anstead – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On the social media site, Instagram Christina Anstead is followed by millions of followers but is absent from Twitter and Facebook.
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