It wouldn’t be outrageous for one to suggest that Laura Marano is oblivious to the struggles normally associated with rising to stardom in the entertainment industry. While it took most of the celebrated entertainers many years to gain recognition and hit a breakthrough in their chosen profession, fame came almost naturally to Marano.
In her early 20’s, she was already the perfect example of a success story in the world of entertainment. At the age, the American actress and musician has gathered over 12 million dedicated followers across the globe. As of the time of this report, her followers on Instagram has exceeded 8 million.
Among her various works in music and in acting, the multi-talented entertainer is definitely most known for being Ally Dawson in the mega Disney tv series Austin and Ally which aired from 2011 to 2016.
Laura Marano Biography
Many have come to believe that it was easy for Laura to thrive and attain stardom in the entertainment industry because she comes from a family that’s knowledgeable of how things work in the industry. While this is true, it’d be malicious to rule out that she’s talented and good at what she does.
Although Laura’s dad, Damiano Marano is in no way an entertainer – he’s a college professor -, her mother Ellen Marano, the owner of the Agoura Children’s Theatre, was once an actress. However, she was very reluctant about having her daughters, Laura and her sister Vanessa who is also an actress make acting their profession.
Laura Marano was born in Los Angeles, California. Records have it that the day she was birthed was on 29th November 1995. While her mother is of English and Irish origin, it is known that her father is of Italian descent. The following facts about the actress and musician will discuss the things one ought to know about her.
Facts You Need To Know About Her
1. Music Is Her First Love
Irrespective of the fact that Laura is now most known as an actress, it was music that first captured her attention. If we are to believe the claims made on her site, she has written over 100 songs and, it was her music abilities that earned her the Ally role in Austin and Ally. The classically trained pianist was listed among Vevo’s top 10 emerging artists in 2016. She has performed as a musician in various popular events like the People Magazine Summer Concert Series and was recording her debut pop album as at the time of this report.
2. She Started Acting At The Age of 5
While most of us, even as adults can’t tell what profession is best for us, Laura, at the age of 5 started developing herself in order to excel in her chosen career. She started acting at that age at her mom’s Agoura Children’s Theatre. It was only a matter of time before she started to appear on national commercials. This was followed by several film and television roles preceding her Ally breakthrough role.
3. Marano Earns from Other Entertainment Endeavours
Beyond acting and singing, Laura Marano earns from other entertainment endeavors. For instance, she was an official judge for ABC’s Miss America Pageant. Apart from this, she has hosted other popular events. In 2016 and 2017, she respectively served as the host of Billboard Music Awards and the red carpet of the American Music Awards. She was also the red carpet host for the 2018 Golden Globes event.
4. Her Nomination and Awards
So far, Morano has earned for herself a handful of prestigious awards and numerous nominations. Most recently, she was nominated for various different esteemed accolades for her role in the 2017 comedy-drama film, Lady Bird. The star won the Kids Choice Award for Best Actress on TV, it was in recognition of her performance on Austin and Ally; that was in 2015. In the same year, her role as Amy on the film A Sort of Homecoming earned her the Remi Awards meant to recognize rising actresses in the movie industry.
5. She Has Been Helping Kids Across The Globe
The actress firmly believes in humanitarianism, she once expressed that everyone has the power to change the world by helping people. To serve as a role model for young people across the globe, she was named an Ambassador for UNICEF’s Trick or Treat campaign which inspires kids to raise money that would be used in helping other kids across the world during Halloween. She is also involved in other charity campaigns meant to improve the welfare of people.