Christian Serratos was born in Pasadena, California. Her mother is a jewelry designer, and public relations and marketing agent at ACSPR and is of Mexican descent. Her father is a set construction worker of Italian descent.
At the age of 7, she signed with the Ford Modeling Agency and from then on she started to act in several Nickelodeon TV Series.
- Zoey 101
- Hannah Montana
- Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
- The Twilight Saga
- American Horror Story: Murder House
- 96 Minutes
- The Secret Life of the American Teenager
- Pop Star
- Flight 7500
- Selena: The Series
- She has Mexican, Italian, and Irish Ancestry.
- She is a vegan, as she has posed for a PETA anti-fur campaign in November 2009. 
- She began figure skating at the age of three.