From people who have already gone significantly far like Maddie Ziegler to others that are still coming up like Noah Jupe, Olivia Rodrigo, and Caitlin Carmichael, there are many kids that one would easily bet on making it big in the entertainment world. It is in that class that one would find the multitalented American singer, dancer, and actress Skylar Dunn.
She was only two when she started dancing and by the time she was ten, she had already grown into many other things including a model and actress and has had a pretty much admirable resume for a girl of her age.
Skylar Dunn Biography
On August 16, 2007, Skylar Dunn was born in Branford, Connecticut, US. She was brought up by her parents Roy Dunn and Jackie Brailsford Dunn alongside a younger brother whose name is Luke Dunn.
Her mother is someone said to have loved dancing. Thanks to that, Skylar got to start at the age of just two with her help. Before too long, she started developing an interest in acting and modeling which she started learning. Still at a very young age, she began appearing in local community theatre where she competed as a dancer and she was also auditioning for various acting roles.
Her first role as an actress came in 2013 when she was offered an uncredited role of a little girl in the short film, A Dream of Flying. In the same year, she was on the TV film Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives. Skylar next appeared in the TV series Sitters: The Series (pilot) in 2014 and then Odd Mom Out in 2015 as Peyton and Shipley respectively.
From then on, the young actress has continued to appear in more films and TV series including Orange Is the New Black in 2017, taking the role of Susan. Her most recognized role yet came in the award-winning musical drama, The Greatest Showman, in which she portrayed young Charity.
Her acting career has brought significant success and fame to her, but her dancing career is also important to her. She participated in many competitions including the Dance Ovations and Onstage America in 2013 where she performed Broadway Baby and ended up in the first place in the categories she took part in. In 2015, she won the Spirit of Dance solos and in 2017, she emerged in first place in Small Wonders Solos at Sheer Talent.
Skylar Dunn has also performed and competed with others including Kolbey Nastri for duet performances, while she sometimes joins other groups to perform.
Parents and Family of Skylar Dunn
As already stated, the parents of the actress and dancer are Roy Dunn and Jackie Brailsford Dunn. While the job of her father is not known, her mother is known to be someone who has been involved with dancing for a very long time.
As a child growing up, Jackie Dunn loved dancing and so she sustained it until adulthood. This led her to found a dance club for Branford High School where she taught special education. She was the coach of the dance club for eight years within which she helped develop the hip-hop team and jazz teams that won six straight titles and two titles respectively.
Apart from her parents, Skylar has a brother, Luke Dunn who is two years younger. Her family has supported her through her journey thus far, with her mother as one of her most important inspirations.
Facts About The Actress
She is also a model: Dunn is also a model who has been represented by Don Buchwald & Associates and Leslie Zaslower & Pamela Goldman. She has handled different projects including a Barbie costume modeling for Mattel and cover model for Scholastic. She has also worked with Baby Phat Girlz, Toys Us, and Christmas Tree Shop.
Skylar has appeared in several commercials: The young actress and model has done commercials for many brands including Coke Zero, Samsung, NetGear NeoTV, and Libutti Jewelers. She has also done it for Yale New Haven Health and Prudential Hearts of the Arts.
She is on social media: On social media, the actress has decent followership with close to 30,000 followers on Instagram.
Height: While she is still very young, Skylar Dunn has a height of 5 feet 2 inches, which is rather very tall for a girl of her age. Her body weight is 45 kg and she has blond hair and blue eyes.