Shanica Knowles

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Shanica Knowles
Born Shanica Channell Knowles
(1990-11-17) November 17, 1990 (age 23)
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2004–present

Shanica Channell Knowles (born November 17, 1990) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for playing Amber Addison on Hannah Montana. She is also the younger cousin of singer Beyoncé and Solange Knowles.

Acting career[edit]

She is best known for playing Amber Addison on Hannah Montana, and for playing Shauna Keaton in Jump In!. She has also portrayed Vanessa on Unfabulous. She made a small appearance in the beginning of Super Sweet 16: The Movie starring Aly & AJ.

In July 2007, she appeared in a second-season episode of Hannah Montana as Amber Addison, a popular high school girl who is a rival of Miley Stewart, together with her best friend Ashley, (Anna Maria Perez de Taglé). In 2007, she appeared in nearly all of the episodes in the first-season of Hannah Montana as Amber Addison. She returned in January 2011 in the final episode as Amber Addison. Shanica appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show dancing in the audience on July 8, 2008 like DeGeneres does at the beginning of every show. She also appeared in a State Farm commercial in August 2007. She was believed to portray Kendra in Piranha 3DD however, Shanica has stated that it was only a rumor and she has nothing to do with the film.

Bring It On the Musical[edit]

in 2014, Knowles will play the role of Danielle in the Non-Equity national tour of Bring It On the Musical..


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Next Big Star Herself/Singer TV series
2002 Showtime at the Apollo Herself
2005–2006 Unfabulous Vanessa 3 episodes
2006 New Year Sing-A-Long Bowl-A-Thon! Herself-Host Disney Channel TV special
2006–2011 Hannah Montana Amber Addison Recurring role
2007 Jump In! Shauna Keaton
Dancing With The Stars Herself
Super Sweet 16: The Movie Sierra
2011 Harry's Law Shonda 1 episode
2011 Pretty Tough Pickle
2011 In the Flow with Affion Crockett Ella
2011 Awkward. Michelle 3 episodes
2012 Melissa & Joey Sandra 1 episode
2012 Sassy Pants Amber
2012 Camp Rock 3: A Love Triangle During The Jam Suzy Robertson
2013 Suburgatory Amantha "Body Talk"


Knowles sang various Hannah Montana songs on Hannah Montana and has been featured in Next Big Star, where she sang various songs from other artists. A number of songs performed by her are featured on her official website.[1]


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