Standing 5'10 inches tall, and just a little over 130 lbs…….. +20 +25+ 30+ 5, 10, 15, 20…..well, never mind……this aint no hide and seek experience, this talented woman of God, with incredible stage presence, deep, raspy vocals, big, bold, confidence and a command of the english alphabet like none other, will provide an invigorating and captivating experience at your next event!
As a former "Class Clown" Christina “Ellavation” Wilson (Ella the Spella) realized her ability to entertain, through quick wit and a creative thought process. Whether standing in the grocery store, retail or even the unemployment line, yes, she's been in all of them at some point of her journey, nonetheless, she has always used her southern mannerism and unique sense of humor to connect with audiences and complete strangers alike.
You might find her at the mall, bellowing an off the cuff jingle, for a free Cinnabunn, or strolling the aisle at Costco after Sunday service, accumulating enough mini samples to make up a meal. She has been known for putting a "trick or treat" on her audiences; usually sharing the tricks with her audiences while consuming all the treats for herself! Those clever techniques not only gained her a plethora of free samples and a few giggles from innocent bystanders, but she also acquired a few unintended inches around the waistline as well.
Her performances will engage your guest from beginning to end and will leave you with a "hooked on phonics experience." Yes, indeedie sweetie... Ella the Spella literally spells out complete sentences while having heart to heart conversation throughout her act. That said, you'll need to pay… c-l-o-s-e…a-t-t-e-n-t-i-o-n, so you're able to capture what's being "s-a-i-d” because, well, it's like the Washington Post, if you miss it, well, you just miss it!
Christina has no problem connecting with complete strangers and audiences of all genders. She is committed and passionate about leaving her audiences with the utmost memorable experience and blushes upon exit when someone "spells out" their favorite comedic moment during a show.
Christina aspires to host a talk show in the near future called Christina's Cookin' up Comedy (3-C Entertainment) where she'll entice her guest with some of her healthy, creative cuisine, as she humors them and allows them to partake in "Hot to Heart" conversation; a meaningful dialogue dealing with life, love and relationships.
Many have asked how she derived at the stage name Ellavation? And she recalls: “It was a week night back in the late 1900's and two of my spiritual brothers, Eric Vincent and Marcos Council stopped by. They were aspiring Christian Rap Artist at the time and I was breaking out onto the comedy scene. I told them I needed a stage name and we were all trying to come up with something that would be unique and catchy. I wanted a name that people could “feel” when they heard it and I blurted out “The Elevator” because, what does the elevator do, it takes people to their destination...it takes them to a higher place, it moves them on up and thats what I wanted to do. Then it was the Exaggerator….why, because I was a great storyteller, and who doesn't like to hear a good, embellished, larger than life, story. They both laughed hysterically and said….ah, no... with an exclamation point! Then, one of them said, how about “Ellavation?” Something clicked. It was from that moment, the name Ellavation was birthed! It was perfect! “Ella-vate” means: to promote to upgrade, to advance, to hoist, to lift up, to motivate, to inspire to esteem. That name speaks to who I am and what my mission and ministry is about.”
She is also affectionately known as “Ella the Spella” and has no problems “Spelling It Like Is. She said, “when I was a little girl i would hear my grandmother gossipping and every once in a while, she would spell a person's name or spell a word that she didn't think the kids were smart enough to comprehend. But no maam, not me. I was too inquisitive and i like books back then, so I would get a piece of paper and write that word down and sound it out until I figured out what Inell B. Wilson was talking about! Sure did! She also did this during Christmas Time. I remember it like it were yesterday. When I was about seven or eight years old or so, Grandma was having a conversation with one of my aunties. She told my auntie to hide the c-a-n-d-y, so the children would see it….I went back around that corner saying ken-di, candi, kandee and finally I got it. So the next morning I asked Grandma, where was all the C-a-n-d-y that my aunt hid the previous? The look on her face….priceless! She said, “gal, you better gone somewhere and sit your lil fresh self down” and from that experience, Ive been spelling my buns off every since!
The bible says, a cheerful heart is good medicine, no deductible, co-pay or prescription required!