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Olivia Rodrigo
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Rodrigo in 2018
Born
Olivia Isabel Rodrigo

(2003-02-20) February 20, 2003 (age 17)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active2015–present
Home townMurrieta, California, U.S.

Olivia Rodrigo (born February 20, 2003[1][2]) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Paige Olvera on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark and Nini Salazar-Roberts on the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

Life and career[edit]

Rodrigo began acting in theater productions at Lisa J. Mails Elementary School and Dorothy McElhinney Middle School.[3] She moved from Murrieta to Los Angeles when she landed her role on Bizaardvark.[3] She is of Filipino descent on her father's side.[4]

Rodrigo first appeared onscreen in an Old Navy commercial.[5][6] Shortly after in 2015, she portrayed the lead role of Grace Thomas in direct-to-video film An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success.[7] In 2016, Rodrigo was cast as Paige Olvera in the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark,[8][9] a role she played for three seasons. In February 2019 she was cast in the starring role of Nini Salazar-Roberts on the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, which premiered that November.[10] Rodrigo wrote "All I Want" and co-wrote "Just A Moment" with co-star Joshua Bassett for the show's soundtrack.[11]

Rodrigo is an institute speaker and panelist for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2015 An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success Grace Thomas Direct-to-video film
2016–2019 Bizaardvark Paige Olvera Main role
2017 New Girl Terrinea Episode: "Young Adult"
2019–present High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Nini Salazar-Roberts Main role[10]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[13]
CAN
[13]
NZ
Hot

[14]
SWE
[15]
UK
[16]
"All I Want" 2019 90 83 19 88 72 High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NZ
Hot

[14]
"Just for a Moment"
(with Joshua Bassett)
2020 32 High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olivia Rodrigo [@Olivia_Rodrigo] (February 20, 2017). "Thank you for all the birthday wishes! Fourteen is looking pretty good" (Tweet). Retrieved 2019-02-18 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Olivia Rodrigo [@Olivia_Rodrigo] (February 20, 2020). "I AM 17 YEARS OLD TODAY BUT I STILL DO NOT KNOW THE DIFFERENT STYLES OF EGGS. ONLY SCRAMBLED" (Tweet). Retrieved 2020-02-22 – via Twitter.
  3. ^ a b Kleine, Rachel (December 28, 2015). "Murrieta's Olivia Rodrigo: An American Girl Success Story". IE Sports & News. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  4. ^ "Olivia Rodrigo of Disney's Bizaardvark chats with about singing, acting, her Filipino family and skateboarding". Center for Asian American Media. January 19, 2018. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  5. ^ Rick Bentley (June 20, 2016). "Disney Channel launches new comedy series 'Bizaardvark'". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  6. ^ "Young stars' real friendship drives Disney's new 'Bizaardvark'". The Columbus Dispatch. July 5, 2016. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  7. ^ Todd Spangler (February 1, 2016). "Amazon Orders 4 'American Girl' Live-Action Specials". Variety. Retrieved 2017-02-05. Last year’s “An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success,” based on the 2015 Girl of the Year, Grace Thomas, starred Olivia Rodrigo.
  8. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister (October 16, 2015). "Disney Channel Greenlights Tween Music Comedy Series 'Bizaardvark' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  9. ^ Denise Petski (December 15, 2016). "'Bizaardvark' Renewed For Second Season By Disney Channel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  10. ^ a b Nick Romano (February 15, 2019). "High School Musical series assembles a main cast ready to 'Bop to the Top'". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 2019-02-16. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  11. ^ Martha Sorren (November 12, 2019). "Olivia Rodrigo From 'High School Musical' Wrote Her Own Songs For The Show". Bustle. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  12. ^ "Olivia Rodrigo". Geena Davis Institute. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  13. ^ a b "Olivia Rodrigo's "High School Musical" Song "All I Want" Debuts On US & Canadian Billboard Hot 100 Charts". Headline Planet. Retrieved January 13, 2020.
  14. ^ a b "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. January 13, 2020. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  15. ^ "Discography Olivia Rodrigo". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  16. ^ "Olivia Rodrigo | full Official Chart history". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  17. ^ Cantor, Brian (May 1, 2020). "Olivia Rodrigo's "All I Want" Earns Gold Certification In United States". Headline Planet. Retrieved May 10, 2020.

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