Olivia Hastings Holt (born August 5, 1997) is an American [1 ] teen actress and singer, best known for playing the role of Kim on the Disney XD series , and starring in the Disney original movie Kickin' It . She currently stars in the Girl vs. Monster Disney Channel Original Series, . I Didn't Do It
Holt was born in
Germantown, Tennessee, to parents Mark and Kim Holt. She has an older sister Morgan (born December 27, 1990) [4 ] and a younger brother Cade (born July 16, 2001). [5 ] [6 ] At age 3, her family moved to [7 ] Nesbit, Mississippi where she grew up after briefly living in Memphis, Tennessee. Holt has long enjoyed gymnastics and cheerleading, and she is currently appearing in the Disney Channel Original Series, . She resides in I Didn't Do It Los Angeles, California with her family and currently is in culinary school. [2 ] [8 ]
Holt began her acting career when she started performing in local theater productions.
She has appeared in several television commercials, including [9 ] Hasbro, Kidz Bop 14, Mattel, Bratz dolls, [10 ] Littlest Pet Shop, and Girl Gourmet products. [11 ]
Holt auditioned for
Disney XD's martial arts show , which premiered in 2011. Possessing skills in gymnastics, she received a call back from the producers and joined the cast in the same year. She portrayed the role of Kim in the series from 2011 to 2014. Holt starred in the Kickin' It Disney Channel original film . She plays the lead character Skylar Lewis, a teenage girl that discovers her family have long worked as monster hunters, and she's next in line. The film premiered in October 2012. Girl vs. Monster She recorded three songs for the movie, which were released as part of the [12 ] Make Your Mark: Ultimate Playlist. She also recorded her version of Winter Wonderland for the Disney Channel Holiday Playlist album in 2012.
Holt currently stars in the Disney Channel show called
alongside Austin North and I Didn't Do It Piper Curda. Production for the show began in the summer of 2013 and the show first aired in 2014.
On October 7, 2014, Holt announced that she has officially signed a record deal with
Hollywood Records. [3 ] [13 ]
KARtv Guest Host
"Jingle Bell Rock by Rockboard Scooters" (Season 1, Episode 3)
Awards and nominations
^ a b "Olivia Holt ~ Child Like Faith" . Retrieved . 5 October 2014
^ a b "Disney XD Medianet". Disney XD Medianet. 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-11-10.
^ a b "Olivia Holt Signs to Hollywood Records!". Popstar! Magazine. October 7, 2014 . Retrieved . October 9, 2014
^ Retrieved on 07-17-14 Olivia wishes sister Happy Birthday on 12/27/13
^ "Bio". Olivia Holt. 2013 . Retrieved . 2014-05-17
^ "Cade Holt Turned 12 on July 16th, 2013" Retrieved 2014-07-17
^ Beifuss, John. "DeSoto County's Olivia Holt is the breakout star on Disney's martial-arts 'tween' comedy". The Commercial Appeal . Retrieved . 2012-02-26
^ "I Didn't Do It Cast Best Friends Quiz". YouTube . Retrieved . 5 October 2014
^ "Olivia Holt Q&A". Kidzworld.com . Retrieved . 2012-02-26
^ Beifuss, John (24 December 2010). "Role on Disney TV show a shot at stardom for DeSoto girl". The Commercial Appeal . Retrieved . 8 November 2014
^ "Olivia Holt"
^ Disney Channel Sets Its Next Original Movie by Nellie Andreeva of Deadline.com, dated March 12, 2012
^ "Big News: Hollywood Records - Olivia Holt official website". October 7, 2014 . Retrieved . October 15, 2014
^ Duff, Chelsea (2015-01-26). "Olivia Holt is joining Tinker Bell's fairy crew". GirlsLife.com . Retrieved . 2015-02-18
^ "Disney XD's My Life with Olivia Holt". First Post. 2010-05-13 . Retrieved . 2010-05-13
^ "Carry On (from Disneynature "Bears") - Single". iTunes. 2010-05-13 . Retrieved . 2010-05-13
^ "Time of Our Lives (Main Title Theme) [Music From the TV Series "I Didn’t Do It"] - Single". iTunes. 2014.
^ a b "The Live! ((( Broadcast ))) Universal Endless Climaxes Of Miraculous Naked Martian Winds [Explicit]". Amazon. 2010-05-13 . Retrieved . 2010-05-13
^ . Shorty Awards. 2013-03-14 http://www.vevo.com/watch/olivia-holt/Carry-On-from-Disneynature-Bears/USWV21422520 . Retrieved . 2013-03-16
^ "Disney's Circle of Stars: Do You Want To Build A Snowman (from "Frozen") - Disney's Circle of Stars". Yahoo!. 2013-03-14 . Retrieved . 2013-03-16
^ "2013 Radio Disney Music Awards: Nominees Announced! - Bop and Tigerbeat Magazine". bopandtigerbeat.com. 2013-03-14 . Retrieved . 2013-03-16
^ "OLIVIA HOLT WAS NOMINATED FOR A SHORTY AWARD!". Shorty Awards. 2013-03-14 . Retrieved . 2013-03-16