Who is the young dancer and actress Skylar Dunn? Wiki Bio
Skylar was born in Branford, Connecticut USA, on 16 August 2007, so her zodiac sign is Leo and she holds American nationality. She is a popular dancer and actress, best known from appearing in TV series such as “Orange is the New Black” and “Odd Mom Out”.
Early life and education
Skylar was raised in Branford by her father Roy Dunn who is a professor at college, and her mother Jackie Brailsford Dunn who is a writer; she has a younger brother, Luke who is also planning on becoming an actor.
Skylar began dancing at the age of three, and acting around the age of six when she enrolled at elementary school, with her first roles being in school plays. She joined the local community theatre too, and began appearing in their plays as well. Skylar is also interested in sports when she is not acting, and plays football and lacrosse, as well as dancing – she’s participated in several dancing competitions, but achieved any notable results yet.
Career as an actress and dancer
Skylar was part of a dance troupe when she was 10, but has chosen to rather focus on her career as an actress – she is currently represented by Don Buchwald and Associates.
She made her debut appearance in the “Sitters: The Series” TV series in 2014, created by Lauren Brickman and Chris Burns who are also starring in the series, alongside Damian Chadwick. She then appeared in the “Orange is the New Black” comedy crime drama TV series in 2015 – the show follows a man who is sentenced to spend two years in prison for a crime he committed over 10 years ago, when he sent drug money to his ex-girlfriend. The series stars Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, and Taryn Manning and is very popular, thus helping Skylar gain recognition.
Her next appearance was in the “Odd Mom Out” comedy TV series in 2016, which stars Jill Kargman (also the creator of the show), Andy Buckey and K.K. Glick, and follows enormously rich people living in New York’s Upper East Side. In the same year, she portrayed Emily in the “Altered Hours” science fiction thriller movie, which follows the story of a young man who gets sent into the future with the help of a sleep aid and who realizes he is suspected to be responsible for the disappearance of a girl he didn’t even met.
Skylar’s latest appearance has been in “The Greatest Showman” biography musical film in 2017 which stars Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, and Zac Efron and follows a story of a man with a vision who had nothing at the start but rose to fame and created an amazing show which became famous worldwide.
Family, friends, and boyfriend
There have been rumors circulating the internet about Skylar dating a boy who is studying in the same class as her, but these have not been confirmed – the belief is that Skylar is too young to have a boyfriend, and that the two are only good friends.
She enjoys spending her free time with her brother and her parents, while she is also a very sociable person and has many friends – her best friend is Austyn Johnson, an actress and dancer from New York. She was born on 28 April 2006 and is popular for her appearances in movies such as “The Post” in 2017, “The Greatest Showman” in 2017, and “Lost Girls” in 2020.
Skylar and Austyn have been dancing together for years now, andare often doing other things together, such as watching movies, playing football, and singing among others.
Hobbies and other interests
Skylar is very sporting, such as in football, lacrosse, track and field ….. She enjoys watching movies in her spare time with her favorite actors and actresses being Tom Hanks, Anne Hathaway, and Jennifer Aniston, while some of her favorite movies are “The Terminal”, “Les Miserables”, and “50 First Dates”.
She is also very keen on reading – her two favorites are “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” by Milan Kundera and “Dear John” by Nicholas Sparks.
Skylar is very interested in music, and learned to play the guitar when she was seven years old. Some of her favorite bands are The Lumineers and Daughter, while some of her favorite songs are “Cleopatra”, “Ophelia”, and “Youth”. She is a lover of animals, and has a pet dog who is often featured in the pictures she uploads onto her Instagram account.
Skylar is also a model, but does it as a hobby rather than as a job, and has appeared on cover pages of several kids magazines. However, she’s is hoping to move on to adult magazines and movies as she gets older.
Appearance and net worth
Skylar is 12 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall, and weighs around 114lbs (52kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $200,000.