Christel Khalil Hensley of “The Young and the Restless” is one of the fortunate people who has found love again after a failed marriage.
Let’s delve into her personal life to learn more!
Christel’s Failed Marriage
In September 2008, the talented actress Christel Khalil married musician Stephen Hensley, with Bryton James as a groomsman and Elizabeth Hendrickson as a bridesmaid.
On April 17, 2010, Christel gave birth to their son, Michael Caden Hensley, after two years of marriage. Christel’s marriage to her husband deteriorated as time went by.
They divorced at the end of the year after they split in early 2011.
Christel’s parents were very encouraging and assisted her in moving on from her failed marriage. She was born to a Pakistani father and a mixed-race mother.
Christen Khalil’s New Boyfriend
Christel, a proud mother of a ten-year-old boy, has already met her new love interest. Michael Caden Hensley, her son, was born on April 22, 2010. Her son was born from a water birth. Bryton James is her child’s godfather. After the divorce, however, the couple shares joint custody of their children.
She is now dating Sam Restagno, a very attractive Italian guy. Christel is very popular on social media, posting pictures of herself and her boyfriend Sam. Sam gets along swimmingly with Christel and her son Michael. Christel posted a video of herself, her boyfriend Sam, and their son from their trip to Escondido Canyon and Falls on February 13, 2017.
On Sam’s birthday, May 6, 2017, Christel wished him “Happy Birthday” by posting a photo of herself and Sam with the caption,
“Happy birthday to the most amazing man I’ve ever met. You have brought so much to my life, more than I ever could have dreamed of. Something I thought wasn’t real, you have shown me it is. I love you so much and am proud to be able to celebrate your birthday with you. I know this will be your best year yet. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!”
Christel Khalil left ‘The Young and the Restless’
Her fans were heartbroken when she announced her departure from ‘The Young and the Restless.’ However, this is just half of the story. She is only leaving the show for a short time and will return to it later. She says,
“I wanted you to be the first to know that if you see less of me on Y&R, it’s because I have decided to switch from full-time to recurring status. That means I’m not leaving, just ready — after 16 amazing years playing Lily — to explore new things! I will continue to be a proud member of the Y&R family and look forward to further adventures playing Lily. Thank you for all the love and support over the years!”
Christel Khalil: A Short Bio
Christel Khalil is an actress from the United States who has been performing since the age of five. She is best known for playing Lily Ashby in the American television soap opera The Young and the Restless. She is also a talented musician who plays the guitar well.
Her net worth is believed to be around $17 million as well.