And the Wiki says…
Christel Khalil (born November 30, 1987 in Los Angeles, California) is an Emmy Award-nominated American actress.
Khalil is best known for her role as the first actress to portray Lily Winters on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. She played the role from August 15, 2002 until September 2, 2005. Soon after she left the soap, Khalil was replaced by Davetta Sherwood. Sherwood was let go seven months later by Lynn Marie Latham in favor of Khalil, who officially returned to the show on November 7, 2006.
Her father is Pakistani, and her mother is African American. [Wiki]
I’m pretty sure she made her Pakistani father really proud of her! You go girl!