Christel was a series regular for 5 years and portrayed the character of Tarien on EGOLI – one of the most popular daily prime time serials in South Africa’s television history. Christel subsequently became a household name and “was one of the most popular characters with the most fan mail”, said the creator Franz Marx. That lead to 21 magazine covers and numerous acknowledgements as “Most Popular Actress”. She did hundreds of public appearances and campaigns.
Christel’s American credits include: CSI CYBER, RAKE, BEFORE I GOT FAMOUS, MARTIAL LAW, THE AGENCY and STRONG MEDICINE amongst others. She has appeared in various commercials and modeling campaigns.
Christel currently resides in Los Angeles where she enjoys being a mom and still works as an actress and voiceover artist.