Christine Dwan Casarsa was born on November 20, 1989 in Lar, Germany. She grew up in Canada, United States, and parts of Europe. Her mother, Janine Casarsa, met her father David Casarsa, in the Canadian Army in Germany. Christine has attended many different schools, including St. Margeurite Bourgeouys Catholic School, and Holy Cross Secondary School in Kingston, Ontario. Christine's breakthrough happened in 1999, when she met an agent who was looking for new talent.