Coral Castillo, an LA-based fashion designer, made it to the finale of the TV show “Project Runway”. She had been a strong contender on the show with her performance and gave one of the best before advancing in the finale. Learn about her husband, family, age, and her journey in “Project Runway”.
Keep on scrolling to learn more about her with this Coral Castillo Bio.
Coral Castillo On Project Runway
Coral Castillo is one of the four finalists on season 19 of Project Runway. There were 16 contestants at the beginning of the show and elimination started from the first episode. After an excellent performance in episode 13, The Sky is the Limit, she advanced to the finale with Chasity Sereal, Kristina Kharlashkina, and Shantall Lacayo.
Coral had shared that she finds inspiration in female empowerment, expressing resilience, and maintaining a fighting spirit without ever losing sight of celebrating the feminine.
The winner for Season 19 is chosen at the iconic New York Fashion Week on the 3 February 2022 episode.
Also, Coral and Project Runway goes long way back. In 2012, she went on her Facebook and wrote, “Saturday night, I had the pleasure to meet Michael Costello & Gordana Gehlhausen from project runway… Michael is adorable. He liked it & was looking very closely at the dress I was wearing. A dress that I made“.
Coral Castillo Career
Drawing inspiration from her mother’s artistic side, Coral Castillo attended The Art Institute of California in San Francisco to study fashion design. From there, she earned her associate’s degree in Fashion Design.
While in college, Coral participated in several activities such as Antibride Fashion Show 2008, Metamorphosis Fashion Show 2009, Anima Animus Show 2009, Discarded to Divine 2009 & 2010, United Streets of Fashion 2010, and San Francisco Awards 2010 & 2011.
In November 2010, Coral founded her own brand CORAL CASTILLO.
Immediately after, Coral enrolled in The Art Institute of California in Orange County in 2010. She earned her Bachelor in Fine Arts, Fashion Design in 2012.
But before she graduated, she had already launched her career as a production assistant in Dual Society. During that time, Coral pursued her passions by juggling her job and art school along with her responsibilities as a mother. Then, in March 2012, she started working as Freelance Designer LUNALBA. Her job there only lasted for 10 months till December 2012.
From January 2013, Coral joined Hale Bob as an Associate Designer. She designed & created patterns for tops & dresses using past silk prints & burn-outs. In September 2014, Coral started working for Avalon Apparel Group LLC as Lead Fashion Illustrator in Los Angeles, California.
Furthermore, some of the highlights of her career are; awarded best portfolio for fall 2012. In 2009 she won the best overall effect for the Art Institute of California-San Francisco Fashion Show, Best of Women’s DayWear for Discarded to Divine 2009 and 2010, 1st place in a design competition for OC-Fashion Week in 2011, In 2019 Coral won the Moss Adams Fashion Innovator award.
Moreover, her work has been published in VOGUE UK, WWD, APPAREL NEWS, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, and LOS ANGELES TIMES.
Because her career took the route in the entertainment industry, Coral earned herself an IMDB profile. She has four main collections; Goddess, Athens, Glorious, and Angels. You can check them out here.
Coral reportedly has accumulated a total net worth of under $1 million.
How Old Is Coral Castillo?
Based on her Bravo bio, Coral Castillo is 40 years old as of 2021.
Coral Castillo Husband
Coral Castillo is a single mom of her 20-year-old son Aaron Martinez. She shared on her Bravo bio that she wants to show her son that hard work and persistence are the keys to success. There are no records of her having a husband on her public profiles. So, we assume that her son is currently the only man in her life.
Moreover, on her son’s 15th birthday on 10 May 2017, Coral wrote a lengthy post dedicated to her son. She boasted about all the values she had instilled in him like being responsible, trustworthy, helpful, friendly, smart, and caring nature in her young man.
Aaron Martinez cited Merced, California as his hometown but has been living in Los Angeles, California. Moreover, he is currently single.
Coral Castillo Family
Coral Castillo was born to her Mexican parents in Tijuana, Mexico. Designer by profession, her mother worked for a select clientele. But in 2001, Coral and her siblings moved to the US with her mother & siblings while her father stayed back in Mexico. But, in November 2019, she might’ve gone to Mexico to visit her father in Mexico City.
She posted a snap of her father on 28 November 2019 and captioned, “Castillo de Chapultepec Papa”.
Where Is Coral Castillo From?
Coral Castillo is originally from Mexico. However, she is currently living in Los Angeles, California.
When Is Coral Castillo Birthday?
According to her Facebook post, Coral Castillo celebrates her birthday on 27 March. In 2016, a day after her birthday she had an office party a picture of which she posted on her Facebook.
How Tall Is Coral Castillo?
Coral Castillo stands tall to the height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 meters).
Is Coral Castillo On Instagram?
Coral is present on several social media platforms. Her Twitter account is (@ccc_coral). Whereas her Instagram account is (@coral_castillo). Furthermore, her Facebook account is (@coralcastillo.d) and her Facebook page is (@coralcastillodesign).
Moreover, Coral is also on Cameo (@coralcastillo).