Olivia Holt is a talented American actress and singer, celebrated for her performances in various films and television series. She first gained popularity in the entertainment industry through her roles in popular Disney productions and has since evolved into a captivating figure in mainstream film and television, all while maintaining a music career.
Holt made her acting debut in the Disney XD series “Kickin’ It,” where she played the character Kim Crawford, an assertive and skilled martial artist. This role not only showcased Holt’s ability to embody diverse characters but also paved the way for further opportunities in the Disney Channel universe. After “Kickin’ It,” she starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Girl vs. Monster,” where her singing talents were brought to the fore. Around the same time, Holt also played the lead role in the Disney series “I Didn’t Do It,” further expanding her portfolio of versatile performances. Yet, her career breakthrough arrived when she landed the role of Dagger in Marvel’s “Cloak & Dagger” series.
Holt’s career is marked by meaningful collaborations with various figures in the industry. Her performance alongside Aubrey Joseph in “Cloak & Dagger” was lauded for its strong chemistry. Holt has also shared screen space with notable actors like Ross Lynch and Courtney Eaton in the film “Status Update.” On the musical front, Holt’s collaboration with DJ and producer, Martin Jensen, on the track “16 Steps” was highly appreciated. Additionally, she worked with actors such as George Lopez and Jonathan Silverman in the comedy-drama “Dog Gone.”
Holt has also received recognition in the form of several awards. She won the Radio Disney Music Award for Best Crush Song for “Had Me @ Hello” in 2013, a testament to her musical prowess. In the realm of acting, she was honored with the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Female for her role in “Cloak & Dagger.”