Khalil was born in Los Angeles, California, to an African American, Native American and European American mother and a Pakistani father. She has three older brothers and a younger half sister, through her father.
In January 2017, in the wake of President Donald Trump's signing of Executive Order 13769, Khalil revealed that her father is an immigrant from his native country of Pakistan.
She is also friends with several former The Young and the Restless co-stars, including: Tammin Sursok, Mishael Morgan and Nadine Heimann.
In October 2015, she modeled for Heimann's non-profit, True Connection.
When Dru realized that Neil was actually bent on keeping Dru pregnant and unable to model she started on the pill behind his back.Born 1995 Returned from Paris in 2002, said to be fourteen April 2008 it was mentioned that she was twenty Celebrated her twenty-first birthday on June 23, 2008 Celebrated her twenty-second birthday on June 4, 2009 Celebrated her birthday in 2011 on July 13th Celebrated her birthday in 2014 on June 2nd Former marketing director for Brash & Sassy's men's line Former brand ambassador/model for Brash & Sassy's men's line Former manager of Genoa City Athletic Club Formerly in charge of youth dance program at the community center Former head of Jabot Face of Fashion marketing team Briefly head of the Jabot Cosmetics marketing team Short stint as a freelance photographer Former model for Restless Style magazine/webzine Former student at Genoa City University Former "Fresh Face of Jabot" model Formerly worked part time as salesperson at the Glo by Jabot Boutique Graduate of Genoa City High School Former sales associate at Fenmore's boutique Spent senior year and graduated high school from a boarding school in New Hampshire Formerly attended Walnut Grove Academy Formerly worked part time at the Glo by Jabot Boutique Drucilla Barber (mother; presumed dead) Malcolm Winters (father) Neil Winters (stepfather though legal father on birth certificate, uncle) Lillie Belle Barber (grandmother) Walter Barber (grandfather) Devon Hamilton Winters (cousin/brother by Neil's adoption of Devon) Moses Winters (brother/cousin, son of Neil) Olivia Barber (aunt) Mamie Johnson (great aunt) Nathan Hastings Jr.(cousin, son of Olivia) Miscarriage in 2008, with Cane Charlie Ashby (twin son with Cane; born Jun 25, 2010) Matilda "Mattie" Ashby (twin daughter with Cane; born Jun 25, 2010) Sam Ashby (stepson born Nov 9, 2017; Cane with Juliet Helton) One night when Drucilla Winters had taken a double dose of her cold medication which left her groggy, and Neil's brother Malcolm was asked to stop by and check on her, she mistook him for her husband Neil, and invited him to her bed.Christel Khalil is currently married to Stephen Hensley.She has been in one celebrity relationship averaging approximately 9.8 years. Khalil is best known for her portrayal as Lily Winters Ashby on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. H., and also appeared on That's So Raven and Malcolm in the Middle, among other shows.At the 39th Daytime Emmy Awards on June 23, 2012, she won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series. Khalil also performed in Los Angeles theater productions before landing her role on The Young and the Restless.Dru made Malcolm swear that he would never mention what happened between them to anyone else, especially Neil.Dru soon found herself pregnant, and not knowing which Winters brother was the father, considered abortion.His secret desires for Dru got the best of him that night when he thought she really wanted him.After their love-making Malcolm realized he had made a terrible mistake and confided in Dru's sister Olivia.