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Olivia Isabel Rodrigo
February 20, 2003
Temecula, California, U.S.
Olivia Rodrigo (born February 20, 2003) 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
Rodrigo began acting in theater productions at Lisa J. Mails Elementary School and Dorothy McElhinney Middle School. She moved from Murrieta to Los Angeles when she landed her role on Bizaardvark. She is of Filipino descent on her father's side.
Rodrigo first appeared onscreen in an Old Navy commercial. Shortly after in 2015, she portrayed the lead role of Grace Thomas in direct-to-video film An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success. In 2016, Rodrigo was cast as Paige Olvera in the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark, 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. Rodrigo wrote "All I Want" and co-wrote "Just A Moment" with co-star Joshua Bassett for the show's soundtrack.
|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|
As lead artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
|"All I Want"||2019||90||83||19||88||72||High School Musical: The Musical: The Series|
Other charted songs
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Just for a Moment" |
(with Joshua Bassett)
|2020||32||High School Musical: The Musical: The Series|
- 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.
- 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.
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- "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.
- Rick Bentley (June 20, 2016). "Disney Channel launches new comedy series 'Bizaardvark'". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
- "Young stars' real friendship drives Disney's new 'Bizaardvark'". The Columbus Dispatch. July 5, 2016. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
- 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.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister (October 16, 2015). "Disney Channel Greenlights Tween Music Comedy Series 'Bizaardvark' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
- Denise Petski (December 15, 2016). "'Bizaardvark' Renewed For Second Season By Disney Channel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
- 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.
- Martha Sorren (November 12, 2019). "Olivia Rodrigo From 'High School Musical' Wrote Her Own Songs For The Show". Bustle. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
- "Olivia Rodrigo". Geena Davis Institute. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
- "Olivia Rodrigo's "High School Musical" Song "All I Want" Debuts On US & Canadian Billboard Hot 100 Charts". Headline Planet. Retrieved January 13, 2020.
- "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. January 13, 2020. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
- "Discography Olivia Rodrigo". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
- "Olivia Rodrigo | full Official Chart history". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
- Cantor, Brian (May 1, 2020). "Olivia Rodrigo's "All I Want" Earns Gold Certification In United States". Headline Planet. Retrieved May 10, 2020.