July 15, 1988 (35)
Aimee Carrero, best recognized for her role as Adora in the critically acclaimed animated series “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power,” is a versatile Dominican-American actress. With her unique voice work and compelling live performances, Carrero has made an indelible mark in both the world of animation and live-action television and film.
Carrero’s journey into the spotlight began with a mix of television and film roles. She grabbed attention for her performance in the sitcom “Young & Hungry,” playing the character Sofia Rodriguez across five seasons. Further establishing her versatility, Carrero ventured into the realm of animation, lending her voice to Elena, the protagonist in the Disney Channel animated series “Elena of Avalor.” This role marked a significant milestone as Elena became the first Latina princess in Disney’s history. On the silver screen, Carrero’s contributions include performances in movies such as “The Last Witch Hunter” and “Devil’s Due.”
In her career, Carrero has worked alongside a wide array of celebrated figures in the entertainment industry. In “Young & Hungry,” she worked closely with Emily Osment, building a comedic duo that resonated well with audiences. In the animation world, her role in “Elena of Avalor” had her working with notable voice actors like Jenna Ortega and Chris Parnell. Her voice contributions also extend to “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power,” where she collaborated with talents like Karen Fukuhara and AJ Michalka. Carrero’s film career had her sharing the screen with stars like Vin Diesel in “The Last Witch Hunter” and Allison Miller in “Devil’s Due.” Collaborations with directors like Breck Eisner and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin.
As the lead of “Elena of Avalor,” Carrero was part of the team that won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Animated Series in 2020. In the same year, the series also bagged the Imagen Award for Best Animated Television Series, further underlining its cultural impact. Furthermore, her voice role as Adora in “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power” contributed to the series winning the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Kids & Family Programming.