Aimee Carrero

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Aimee Carrero
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Carrero at the Hall of Game Awards, 2012.
Born (1988-07-15) July 15, 1988 (age 26)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present
Notable work TV works
Level Up
Young & Hungry

Film works
Devil's Due

Aimee Carrero (born July 15, 1988) is an actress. She is best known for her role as Angie on the Cartoon Network live-action series Level Up.[1] As of 2014, she currently stars as Sofia Rodriguez on ABC Family sitcom Young & Hungry.

Early life and education[edit]

Carrero was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and grew up in Miami, Florida.[2]

She is an alumnus of Florida International University graduating in 2008 with a degree in International Relations.[3]


In 2009, she appeared in the feature film Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.[4] Carrero's television credits include The Mentalist, Lincoln Heights. Hannah Montana, Men of a Certain Age, The Middle, Greek, Zeke and Luther and Baby Daddy.[4]

In 2011, she was cast as Angie in the Cartoon Network live-action film Level Up. She reprised her role in the subsequent television series of the same name.[1] The series ended in 2013 after two seasons.

In 2012, Carrero co-starred in the Lifetime television film Blue Lagoon: The Awakening. That same year, she made her Off-Broadway debut in Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere play, What Rhymes with America in December 2012.[5]

In 2014, she co-starred in the horror film Devil's Due.[2] Carrero also recurred in the second season of the FX series The Americans as Chena, a Sandinista freedom fighter. She was also cast in the ABC Family sitcom Young & Hungry, starring Emily Osment.[6]

On January 29, 2015, It was announced that Carrero will be providing the voice of Elena, Disney's first Latina fairy tale princess.[7] Elena will first appear in an episode of the Disney Junior series Sofia the First. The character will then be spun off into her own television series entitled Elena of Avalor, premiering in 2016.[8]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Essential Man Eva Stroheim Short film
2007 Category 4 Alexandra Short film
2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Emily
2010 Never Winter Sam Short film
2014 Devil's Due Emily
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Lincoln Heights Sylvia Torres Recurring role, 4 episodes
2010 Greek Sunny Episode: "Your Friends and Neighbors"
2011 Level Up Angie Television film
2012–2013 Level Up Angie Series regular
2012 BlackBoxTV Emily Episode: "Silverwood: The Perfect Night"
2012 Blue Lagoon: The Awakening Jude Television film
2014 Baby Daddy Sydney Episode: "Romancing the Phone"
2014 The Americans Lucia Recurring role, 4 episodes
2014–present Young & Hungry Sofia Rodriguez Series regular
Year Title Role Notes
2014 Young & Hungry Herself 4 episodes


  1. ^ a b "Turner Newsroom: Press Kits: Level Up". Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Del Busto, Caroline (January 17, 2014). "DEVIL'S DUE STAR AIMEE CARRERO ON NYC DEVIL BABY PRANK: "THAT BABY IS MY WORST NIGHTMARE"". Miami New Times. Retrieved February 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ Reid, Jodi-Ann (March 17, 2015). "Alumna is Disney’s first Latina princess". FIU News. Retrieved March 19, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Movies & TV: Aimee Carrero". The New York Times (All Movie Guide and Baseline). Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ Isherwood, Charles (December 12, 2012). "Wrapped Up in the Comfort of Defeat". The New York Times. 
  6. ^ Sun, Rebecca (December 18, 2013). "The Americans' Casts Cartoon Network Alum for Season 2". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ Campos, Ottoniel (January 30, 2015). "Dominican Born Aimee Carrero Will Be The Voice of Disney’s First Latina Princess". LatinTrends. Retrieved March 12, 2015. 
  8. ^ Amidi, Amid. "Meet Elena of Avalor, Disney’s New Hispanic Princess". Cartoon Brew. Retrieved March 12, 2015. 

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