Francesca Reale is an American actress best known for portraying the roles of Emily and Heather Holloway on the Netflix series Haters Back Off and Stranger Things.
A really soft-spoken and truly beautiful woman, Francesca Reale is an American actress respected for her versatility in front of the camera. The actress has become a trending name in the American entertainment industry, and it’s all thanks to her superlative performance in movies and TV series.
Having started her acting career in 2013, she has put in loads of time and effort in growing her craft and has once been described as one of the fastest rising stars in Hollywood. She has scored a number of roles in some Netflix series and has won many fans who have come to appreciate her dazzling work onscreen.
Learn more about the biography, career, family, and other facts about the actress below.
Summary of Francesca Reale’s Biography
- Full name: Francesca Luisa Reale
- Gender: Female
- Date of birth: 23 August 1994
- Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Francesca Reale’s Age: 28 Years Old
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American
- Marital Status: Single
- Francesca Reale’s Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Francesca Reale’s Height: 5 feet 3 inches (1.61 m
- Francesca Reale’s Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
- Eye Color: Hazel
- Hair Color: Brown
- Famous for: Her roles on the Netflix series Haters Back Off and Stranger Things
- Francesca Reale’s Instagram: francescareale
- Twitter: Francesca Reale
Who IS Francesca Reale and Where Was She Born?
Francesca Reale was born in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America on the 23rd of August 1994. The identity of her parents remains quite vague at the moment as she has not spoken much about who they are.
However, our investigation has shown that Reale was born into a middle-class American family and was raised with one brother. Growing up, the actress spent her early years in Los Angeles where she completed her basic education.
It is noteworthy that Francesca Reale developed a keen interest in show business right from a very young age. When she graduated from high school, she went on to acquire a degree in Acting from New York University. While she was there, the actress starred in various theatre productions of the school. In a bid to further hone her skills, Francesca enrolled at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute as well as Stonestreet Studios.
How Francesca Reale Became Famous
Francesca Reale kicked off her career in the movie industry by working behind the scenes. In 2013, she worked as a costumier and Studio Crew Member on The Furies of War, a short film. The following year in 2014, she worked as a costumier on Hunger, another short film.
2016 was a very good year for Francesca Reale. She started the year by portraying the role of Gabriella Morretti in an episode of Blue Bloods, a police procedural drama series. Her jaw-dropping performance in the series helped introduce her to an even wider audience.
Later in the same year, Reale starred in Paradise by the Dashboard Light, a TV movie in which she starred as Naomi D. At this time, she was gradually becoming a star to reckon with and was impressing directors with her talent.
Francesca Reale finally got her breakthrough the same year in 2016 when she joined the cast of Netflix series, Haters Back Off. She portrayed the role of Emily, the main character in the series alongside Colleen Ballinger, and Angela Kinsey, among others from 2016 to 2017. Her work in Haters Back Off made her very popular around America and even beyond as the series garnered popularity among fans.
In May 2018, wth Reale’s popularity soaring, Netflix announced that the actress will be cast as Heather, a lifeguard, in the third season of the science fiction horror series, Stranger Things. In the series, her character Heather reportedly becomes the centerpiece of a dark mystery. In addition, the actress is equally on set for the production of her big-screen debut movie, Yes, God, Yes. She portrays the role of Laura alongside Natalia Dyer, Timothy Simons, and Susan Blackwell.
What is Francesca Reale Doing Now?
At the moment, Francesca Reale continues to live in the USA and is definitely not resting on her oars; the actress is working on putting out more work in Hollywood. Some of her upcoming movies including a comedy film are almost completed and fans have become ecstatic about them.
Reale, who stands at 5 feet 4 inches in height, has also tried featuring in YouTube videos. As a matter of fact, she has featured in a YouTube video titled Trying Out Sexy Costumes alongside YouTuber Kory DeSoto. More may be seen about her in this regard in the near future.
Amazingly, Reale isn’t just into acting; she also trained as a choreographer for which she clinched a National Youth Award for Outstanding Youth Choreographer in 2012. She got the award following her impressive performance in the ‘Bordan vi Haller,’ Winter Dance Concert held at the Hamilton Academy of Music.