Who is Mallory James Mahoney?
Mallory James Mahoney was born in Fort Worth, Texas USA, on 31 January 2005 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, known best for her roles in children’s TV series such as “Bunk’d” and “On My Block”.
Early life, family and education
Mallory was born to Michael and Natalie Griffin Mahoney. She was a very expressive and extroverted child, showed interest in acting at an early age, and at 11 years old had her first role, in a Chuck E. Cheese TV commercial. Mallory is also an excellent student, and was placed into a special program for gifted and talented kids during her elementary school days. She is currently attending her junior year at a local public high school.
Roles in movies
Mallory made her movie debut in the 2014 short comedy “Dig”, which premiered at that year’s edition of Sundance Film Festival, where it was nominated for a Grand Jury Prize for the best short film. It was written and directed by Toby Halbrooks, and also starred Craig Cole and Augustine Frizzell.
In the same year, Mallory had a supporting role in the TV comedy “Sober Companion”, centered on a young attorney played by Pete Davidson, who is issued a ‘sober companion’ whose job is to make sure that he stays clean from drugs and alcohol.
In 2015, she starred alongside Rick Gonzalez and Frankie Shaw in the short comedy “Tough Cookie”, written and directed by Lauren Iungerich, and in the following year we saw her star in the award-winning family comedy “Adventures in Babysitting”, in which she played a kid who runs away from her babysitter, who then teams up with her work rival to hunt her down.
Mallory’s most recent movie role was in the 2016 action adventure “Heaven Sent”, written by Michael Landon Jr. and directed by Rick Ramage, which premiered on Lifetime network. Since then, she has been exclusively appeared in TV series, but has expressed interest in working on a movie again in the future.
Roles in TV series
Mallory made her TV series debut in 2016, when she appeared in three episodes of the Roster Teeth adventure horror series “Day 5”, set in an alternative timeline in which every human being was affected by an unexplainable epidemic, which causes everyone who falls asleep to die.
Since 2018, she has been starring in the Disney Channel sitcom “Bunk’d”, created by Pamela Eells O’Connell as a spin-off from the 2011 comedy series “Jesse”. The series follows three siblings who leave New York City to spend their summer at Camp Kikiwaka in Maine, where their parents met as kids.
Mallory joined the cast in the third season, playing the role of Destiny Baker, an overly competitive girl who has won numerous beauty pageants. “Bunk’d” has been nominated for 17 awards, including two Daytime Emmy nominations, while Mallory’s co-star, Raphael Alejandro, won two Young Artist awards for his performance in the series.
In 2020, Mallory appeared in two episodes of the Netflix coming-of-age comedy drama “On My Block”, following four high school students from South Central Los Angeles, as they try to rescue their friend from a gang.
In 2020 and 2021, she made a guest appearance as Destiny Baker in two episodes of the Disney Channel sitcom “Raven’s Home”, starring Raven-Symoné, Issac Ryan Brown and Navia Ziralli Robinson.
In 2017, Mallory made an appearance in the documentary film “Dream Chasers”, about students of the acting coach Cathryn Sullivan, as they discuss their success stories in pursuing an acting career.
In 2019 and 2020, she was featured as herself in several Disney Channel specials, such as “Disney Hall of Villains”, “Holidays Unwrapped: A Disney Channel Music Event” and “Disney Channel Epic Holiday Showdown”, and was also a contestant on game show “Disney Quizney”.
As a rising young star in the entertainment industry, Mallory is quite popular on social media. Her Instagram account ‘@malloriejamesmahoney’ is followed by more than 450,000 people; on which she often uploads photos featuring her friends and family, as well as her pet dog.
Mallory joined Twitter in April 2015, and has since tweeted around 500 times, while her account is followed by almost 4,000 people. As she hasn’t turned 18 yet, both her Instagram and Twitter accounts are co-managed by her parents.
Furthermore, she also has a Cameo account, through which her fans can request personalized video messages directly from her.
Hobbies and interesting facts
Mallory is a very active person, and enjoys participating in various sports such as tennis and volleyball.
Furthermore, she goes to the gym at least four times per week, which helps her stay healthy and slim.
She loves animals, and has a pet dog called Lord Stanley, with whom she often poses for her Instagram pictures. Two years ago, she made a decision to stop eating meat and become a vegetarian, and is currently working towards cutting all animal products from her diet.
Mallory often attends ice hockey games, and is an avid supporter of the NHL (National Hockey League) team Dallas Stars.
She is a fan of the pop singer Taylor Swift, with some of her favorite songs being “Love Story”, “I Knew You Were Trouble” and “All Too Well”.
Mallory has often been compared to the actress Shirley Temple, as they both have a ‘baby face’ and blonde hair with defined curls.
Does Mallory have a boyfriend?
Mallory is quite reserved when it comes to talking about her private life, which leaves her fans wondering if she might have a special someone in her life. She has recently posted a series of photos with one of her classmates onto her social media, which sparked rumors about him possibly being her boyfriend, however, right now it seems more likely that the two are just good friends. Mallory is currently more focused on her acting career and schoolwork, and appears to be single.
Age, height and net worth
Mallory is 16 years old, with long curly blonde hair and hazel eyes. She’s 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, and weighs around 100lbs (45kgs).
As of November 2021, her net worth is estimated at already more than $1 million.