PROFILE
Name:
Olivia Holt
Birth Date:
August 5, 1997
Birth Place:
Germantown, Tennessee, USA
Height:
5' 2" (1.57 m)
Nationality:
American
Profession:
Actress
BIOGRAPHY
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Background:

American teen actress and singer Olivia Holt rose to prominence for portraying Kim Crawford, a confident martial artist, on the Disney XD comedy series “Kickin' It,” a role she played from 2011 to 2013. She left the show to star in the Disney Channel teen sitcom “I Didn't Do It,” which began airing on January 17, 2014.

Holt is best friends with actress Jadin Gould.        

Gymnast

Childhood and Family:

The daughter of Mark and Kim Holt, Olivia Hastings Holt, who would later be popular as Olivia Holt, was born on August 5, 1997, in Germantown, Tennessee. She moved with her family to Nesbit, Mississippi when she was three. She has an elder sister, actress/writer/director Morgan Toll, and a younger brother named Cade Holt. She joined chess team on her school, and has competed in many  cheer-tournaments. She is also a competitive gymnast, a black belt holder and a cheerleader.

Currently, Olivia, nicknamed Liv, resides in Los Angeles, California with her family.

Kickin' It

Career:

Olivia Holt began acting in local theater productions. She added several television commercials to her credits including those for Hasbro, Kidz Bop 14, Mattel, Bratz dolls, Littlest Pet Shop, and Girl Gourmet products. When she was 12, Holt made her feature film debut in “Black & Blue,” a drama directed by Jill Maxcy and written by Liz Maccie. 

Holt's big break came when she won the main role of Kim on the martial arts series “Kickin' It,” which premiered on June 13, 2011 on Disney XD. She would remain on the show to the end of its third season, and will not return for a fourth season, which is scheduled to air in 2014.

In 2012, Holt played the lead character Skylar Lewis, a teenage girl that finds out that she is a fifth generation monster hunter, on the Disney Channel original movie “Girl vs. Monster,” which  premiered on October 12, 2012. She recorded three songs for the movie: “Fearless,” “Had Me @ Hello” (Reprise) (with Luke Benward & Katherine McNamara) and “Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now.” The songs were included on the compilation album “Make Your Mark: Ultimate Playlist,” which was released under Walt Disney label on October 16, 2012. Holt also sang “Winter Wonderland” for the 2012 album “Disney Channel Holiday Playlist.”

In 2013, Holt appeared as Young Georgia in an episode of Disney Channel's sitcom “Shake It Up!” called “My Bitter Sweet 16 It Up.” She recoded a cover of Nancy Sinatra's “These Boots Are Made for Walkin'” for “Shake It Up: I Love Dance” soundtrack (2013). Still in 2013, she recorded the song “Snowflakes” for the holiday album “Holidays Unwrapped,” which was released on October 15, 2013.

Holt currently stars opposite Austin North on the Disney Channel Original Series “I Didn't Do It,”  which debuted on January 17, 2014.

Awards:

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Olivia Holt - Bello Magazine 2015
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Olivia Holt - Darling Magazine 2016 | 4xMQ
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Olivia Holt - Wango Tango 2016
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