Andrea Salinas Biography
Andrea Salinas is an American TV actor and a Reality Star. Salinas’ bio reveals that she was born in 1993 to parents Janie Salinas and Oscar Salinas. However, during her childhood, she had to go through a difficult phase as her father Oscar often got involved in several minor crimes. He was charged for a DWI and driving with a suspended license.
At the age of 25, Andrea celebrates her birthday on 18 April every year, carrying American nationality. She and her identical twin sister, Amanda Salinas Castillo were born with Achondroplasia Dwarfism. Her twin sister Amanda got married to Jordan on 25 August 2018.
She entered this world in Texas, USA and at first, the world wasn’t kind to her. The daughter of Oscar and Janie Salinas, she was diagnosed with achondroplasia dwarfism, just like her twin sister Andrea.
In spite of their health disorder, both girls didn’t fall in despair and started the career of club dancers. Having gained initial success on the stage of their local club, they moved to Atlanta to pursue their career. In that city, they performed as a duo “The Tiny Twins” and were noticed by TV producers and invited to the show “Little Women: Atlanta”, which made them popular.
Now Amanda is a famous TV star with a large fan base. Her viewers support her and admire her inner strength. She is married to her long-term partner Jordan Castillo. The woman plans to quit the career of a club dancer and wants to become a club promoter.
Andrea Salinas Age And Height
Andrea Salinas is an American TV actor and a Reality Star. Salinas’ bio reveals that she was born in 1993 to parents Janie Salinas and Oscar Salinas. She was born on July 1, 1981. Salinas is 28 years old as of 2019. She who stands at the height of 3 feet 10 inches (1.16 meters) received her education in her hometown.
Andrea Salinas Parents
Oscar Salinas (father)
He is known to viewers of “Little Women: Atlanta”, too. As for now, the man seems to be a great father and grandfather, who adopted his grandson André, diagnosed with dwarfism. But previously he was a heavy drinker, who spoiled his kids’ childhood with his addiction.
As Amanda told in her interview, she wasn’t happy as a kid and even dreamed that one day her parents would divorce.
But her life changed for better in 2002, when Oscar was arrested for driving under influence and was sent to rehab.
Now he stays sober and cares about his wife Janie, twin daughters Andrea and Amanda, who suffer from dwarfism, and his two other kids – a son and a daughter – who are of average size.
Janie Salinas (mother)
The mother of 4 and wife of Oscar Salinas, she devotes all her life to her family.
She was a good mother to her twin girls, who had a “special” look, and now she brings up her grandson André, who is also diagnosed with dwarfism.
Amanda Salinas Siblings
Andrea Salinas (twin sister)
Andrea is Amanda’s twin sister, whom she is just a couple of minutes younger. The girls were born with dwarfism, although during their mother’s pregnancy nobody could predict such a disorder.
In general, Andrea and Amanda are good friends. They grew up together, and both started a career at a club party stage in their hometown in Texas. Both moved to Atlanta for more opportunities in their area. They performed under the stage moniker “The Tiny Twins”. Both gained international popularity as stars of the reality show “Little Women: Atlanta”, launched in 2016.
Andrea and Amanda had some altercation because of Andrea’s boyfriend Chris, whom Amanda considers as unreliable. But they reconciled after Andrea became a mother. Amanda is like a second mom to her sister’s kids with Chris Fernandez. Andrea has three of them – André (5-year-old son), Aubrey (2-year-old daughter) and Anaya (1-year-old daughter). All the kids have dwarfism.
Andrea Salinas Married, Engaged And Children
Andrea may not be married yet, but she has been in an on and off relationship with her boyfriend, Chris Fernandez for five years. She shares three children with her boyfriend. All of her children, Andre age 5, Aubrey age 2, and Anaya nine months have Achondroplasia Dwarfism. In fact, her son Andre was born very sick. He was diagnosed with lung disease, but his illness recovered soon.
Andrea had revealed her plans to put her third child up for adoption; she was not ready to take care of the third child due to her on and off the relationship with her boyfriend. But, she hasn’t followed up with the information.
Many people wonder when Andrea is getting engaged, considering that she has already welcomed three children. But, things don’t seem as bright for her to jump into the married status.
There were several speculations, suggesting that her boyfriend was cheating on her, but there the information was never confirmed.
Andrea Salinas Career
Andrea began her career as a club dancer alongside her twin sister. She performed together with her sister Amanda as the ‘Tiny Twins’, gaining a legendary tag within the community.
Later, Andrea moved to Atlanta to grab more significant opportunities in the club dancing. She earned a considerable amount of fame by dancing at the club, but her career took off after her appearance in season 3 of Little Women: Atlanta. After being part of the show, she and her sister quit club dancing and focused more on the show.
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In 2016, she and her twin sister even made guest appearances in the Rickey Smiley For Real. The two also appeared on Rickey Smiley Morning Show, a syndicated radio show that is co-hosted by their fellow Little Women: Atlanta cast member, Shirlene ‘Ms. Juicy’ King Pearson. Andrea also appeared on the show, Couple Retreats in one of the episodes of Little Women alongside her boyfriend, Chris Fernandez.
As a reality TV star, Andrea draws a considerate salary of $50k. She has accumulated her net worth not only from reality show but also from her former job as a dancer and event host.
Andrea Salinas Net Worth
As a reality TV star, Andrea draws a considerate salary of $50k. She has accumulated her net worth not only from reality show but also from her former job as a dancer and event host. According to Wikipedia, Forbes & Various Online resource, Andrea Salinas’s estimated net worth $17 Million.