Netflix’s new sitcom The Upshaws is the family comedy series you’ve been waiting for, and its star, Journey Christine could be your new favorite child actor. Portraying, Maya, one of the two daughters, Journey has won the hear of millions, and besides her knack for acting, her young age is one of the factors that put viewers are in awe.
So, who is this young actress? Stay till the end of this Journey Christine wiki to find out.
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Journey Christine The Upshaws
Journey Christine’s character “Maya” is born to a working-class Black family in Indiana striving for a better life and a happy home while juggling everyday struggles. Her on-screen parents Bennie Upshaw, and Regina were portrayed by Mike Epps, and Kim Fields respectively.
The sitcom created by Wanda Sykes and Regina Y. Hicks has earned glowing reviews over the internet for its distinct tone with the Black American families no longer solely portrayed as respectability politics incarnate. NBC News wrote,
“We finally have a modern-day sitcom that can compete with the brilliance of ABC’s “Black-ish” while presenting an entirely different perspective on Black American life.”
For those of you wondering if the show will ever get a season 2? Yes, it will, and its expected premiere date was roughly around May 2022.
Journey Christine Age, Birthday
Journey Christine was just 7 years of age as she appeared on The Upshaws in 2021.
She celebrates her birthday on August 25, and that makes her of the Virgo zodiac.
Journey Christine stood tall at a height of 3 feet 7 inches (109 cm) at the age of 7. Also, this goes without saying that her height is expected to grow in the upcoming years.
Journey Christine Ethnicity
This child star has a beautifully blended ethnicity of African American and Samoan. Journey Christine inherits the African American roots from her father, while Samoan from her mother.
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Journey Christine Parents, Siblings
Journey Christine’s parents don’t seem to be together as of 2021. While information about her father wasn’t shared, her mother Celina Scott stood out in the limelight with her.
Her mother, Celina is a freelance makeup artist who previously worked at M.A.C Cosmetics. She labeled herself as “Jesus girl”, a “momager” (mom+manager), and a “traveler”.
Trivia: Celina is of the Leo zodiac.
Find her over IG @cellysofly, and FB @celina.scott with 1K, and 211 followers respectively (as of 2021).
Talking about Journey’s siblings, she has four, the same number as her on-screen siblings from The Upshaws. Moreover, like on the show, she has a sister and two brothers (Mason and Princeton).
Overall, the family seemed close to each other. Journey gladly shared all of her stuff with her siblings, and they looked happy to have it as well. The last time we saw them, the kids went outing was at the Martin Luther King National Memorial in Washington.
As for her hobbies, Journey loved performing arts, dancing, listening to music, swimming, traveling, and playing football with her brothers.
Her Instagram, Facebook
By May 2021, Journey garnered 24.6K followers over her Instagram @journeychristine, and 441 followers over her Facebook @journeychristine.
Most of her posts feature herself, and a few work promotions. In early 2021, she was busy promoting The Upshaws, hosting a viewing party for its premiere, and sharing her interviews.
Journey Christine Net Worth
Journey Christine’s net worth was under $150 thousand as of 2021. She was credited to over 9 movies and TV shows then. Namely — Nina West: Drag is Magic (2019), Let It Snow (2019), Journey Christine: Work (2020), The Badass Babes of Entertainment (2021), The Upshaws (2021), Moon, E.R. Compliance, No Running, and Hidden Springs.
Talking about her career, Journey first stepped into the acting world just at the age of 13 months, booking her first national commercial for Kohl’s department store. From there, she grabbed Disney’s attention and got her first print job modeling for them. Aside from Disney, Journey has also modeled in commercials for Honda, Walmart, Kohl’s, and Home Depot.
As of 2021, Journey was working with brands like Ghost Long Board, The Sade Management LLC, Melissa Sweet Kids Boutique, Basic Fun!, Ren Beanie, Indigo Earth Goods, and Skyrocket.
Also, she was the brand ambassador for the doll company Blume.
Last modified: May 12, 2021