Who is Chachi Gonzales? Wiki Bio
Olivia Irene Hilden – known professionally as Chachi Gonzales – was born in Houston, Texas USA on 23 January 1996 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, dancer, and a choreographer, perhaps best known for having been a member of the dance troupe I.aM.mE, which won the sixth season of the American competitive dance reality tv show “America’s Best Dance Crew” in 2011.
Early life and education
Chachi was raised in Houston an only child by her mother who is a dancer, and her father who is a lawyer.
She became interested in dancing at a very early age, and when she turned six her mother enrolled her at a local dance studio, where she learned to dance ballet. Chachi was nine when she saw people dancing hip hop for the first time, and several of the people who she watched dance with the group Marvelous Motion would later create the dancing crew I.aM.mE with her.
She studied at Lanier Middle School where she began practicing hip hop, and after a year her mother enrolled her at Marvelous Motion Studios where she perfected her skills.
Career as a dancer
In 2011, Chachi and her colleague dancers were invited to dance at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards as a tribute to Britney Spears, and the following year saw her win the World of Dance 2012 Industry Award for Teen Choreographer of the Year, while she also appeared in the music video “School Girl” by Adam Irigoyen.
In 2013, Chachi could have been seen dancing in the music video “Thank You” by Jason Chen, while she was also invited to work as the choreographer of the dance for the song “We Are Monster High” performed by Madison Beer.
In 2014, she danced in the music video “Lips are Movin” performed by Meghan Trainor.
In May 2015, Chachi served as a judge at the Jagthug World Dance-Off competition organized in Manila in the Philippines.
Career as an actress
Chachi launched her acting career in 2012 when she appeared in the episode “Wrestle It Up” of the comedy series “Shake It Up”, which starred Bella Thorne, Zendaya and Davis Cleveland, and which is about two teenage girls dreaming about becoming popular dancers. The series was a success, winning three awards while it was nominated for 18 others.
In 2014, she portrayed Chachi Bishop in the thriller movie “The Legend of DarkHorse County”, directed by Shawn Welling and which starred Michael Biehn, Lee Majors and Jennifer Blanc-Biehn. The movie follows two people – Jon and Joy – who move into a town which is home to a monster, and after it kidnaps their two nieces, they race to find it before it kills the girls. The movie was a hit, winning nine awards.
Chachi gained recognition when she was invited to play the supporting character Jasmine in the second and
third seasons of the teen drama web series “East Los High”, which starred Danielle Vega, Gabriel Chavarria and Alicia Sixtos, and is about a group of teenagers living in East Los Angeles; the series won a Sentinel Award for Best Serial Drama in 2015. Chachi’s next role was in her own reality web series “Chachi’s World”, in which she starred until 2017, and meantime in 2016 she appeared as Olivia Gonzales in the episode “Summer Splash Spectacular” of the Canadian musical comedy series “Make It Pop”.
Chachi played Addy in four episodes of the horror web series “Freakish”, which starred Leo Howard, Liza Koshy, and Adam Hicks and which is about several high school teenagers who are fighting mutants which were created at a chemical plant in their hometown.
She then portrayed the lead character Brianna Wheeler in the short drama series “Guidance”, which also starred Crawford Collins and George Todd McLachlan and which won Sheryl Levine a nomination for an Artios Award for Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Short Form or Web Series at Casting Society of America, USA 2017.
Some of Chachi’s latest roles have been in the episode “We’ve All Got a Screw Loose” of the adventure series “Ultimate Expedition” in 2018, the supernatural thriller web series “Light as a Feather” in which she portrayed Noreen Listerman in 2018, and the comedy musical series “Posse” in 2019.
Love life and husband. Does she have any children?
Chachi started dating Jukka Hilden, a Finnish stunt performer and actor, in 2018, shortly after they were introduced by a mutual friend at a wedding, and less than half a year later, they became engaged in August 2018. Chachi used her social media accounts to announce that she was pregnant on 29 May 2019, while their wedding was held on 28 September 2019 in Lapland, Finland, attended by the two’s closest friends and family. Two months after the wedding on 25 November 2019, Chachi gave birth to their first child.
Jukka Hilden was born in Helsinki, Finland on 3 August 1980 – his zodiac sign is Leo and he holds Finnish nationality.
He is currently a member of the four-man stunt group The Dudesons, and is an actor perhaps best known for his roles in the American 3D adult comedy movie “Jackass 3D” in 2010, the American 3D action fantasy movie “Hercules: The Legend Begins” in 2014, and the comic science fiction action movie “Iron Sky: The Coming Race” in 2016. Jukka was married once before he met Chachi – to Outi Haapasalmi in 2010, and their divorce was finalized in February 2018.
Hobbies and other interests
Chachi likes to travel and has been around the world to dance; some of her favorite places she’s visited so far are New York City, the Philippines in Asia, and Paris, France in Europe.
She is a lover of animals, and has a pet dog, while she has volunteered at a local animal shelter on several occasions – Chachi is an advocate for the protection of endangered species. She is keen on playing a variety of sports such as tennis and golf, while she is also said to be an avid ice skater.
Chachi likes to watch movies late at night and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Jim Carrey, Emma Watson, and Meryl Streep, while some of her favorite movies are “Liar Liar”, “Bruce Almighty”, and the franchise “Harry Potter”. She is also a fan of comedy TV series, and her favorite is “Family Guy”.
How old is Chachi Gonzales? Appearance and net worth
Chachi is 24 years old. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, and weighs around 120lbs (55kgs). As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1.5 million.