Who is Genevieve Hannelius?

Genevieve Hannelius is an American actress, voice actress, and singer, perhaps best known to the world as Avery Jennings in the TV series “Dog with a Blog” (2012-2015), then as Christa Carlyle in the TV series “American Vandal” (2017), and as Marti in the TV series “Timeline” (2019), in addition to several other popular roles that she’s had so far in her career.

Where is Genevieve Hannelius Now?

Since making her acting debut in 2009, Genevieve has become a proper acting star and is now working on a number of eagerly-awaited projects. This includes the romantic drama film “Along for the Ride” (2022), in which she is set to portray Leah, and will co-star alongside Dermot Mulroney, Kate Bosworth and Belmont Cameli.

Genevieve Hannelius Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Genevieve Knight Hannelius was born on 22 December 1998 under the Capricorn zodiac sign, in Boston, Massachusetts USA. She’s the elder daughter of Paul and Kathy Hannelius, and has a younger sister Michelle Knight Hannelius, who is often mistaken for the abduction survivor Michelle Knight.

Of Swedish ancestry from her father’s side, and French-Canadian, Irish and English ancestry through her mother, she spent her childhood between the age of three and nine in Yarmouth, Maine, then the family moved to Los Angeles, California USA in support of her acting career.

She studied acting at the Los Angeles-based Young Actor’s Studio, and in 2017 she matriculated from Sierra Canyon High School.

Career Beginnings

Genevieve expressed interest in performing arts from an early age, and when she was nine she made her acting debut as Madeline in the Children’s Theater of Maine’s production of “Madeline’s Rescue”. Her next role was as Jenny in “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing” with the Children’s Theatre of Maine and Maine State Music Theater. Three years later, Genevieve won the role of Courtney Patterson, the daughter of Bob Saget’s character Steve Patterson in the TV comedy series “Surviving Suburbia” (2009), starring in all 13 episodes of the short-lived series.

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She continued her career with the role of Zoe in the drama film “Black and Blue”, starring Christine Evans, Zach Harmon, and Derrick Denicola. Moreover, in the same year, Genevieve joined the main cast of the TV comedy series “Rita Rocks”, with Nicole Sullivan in the lead role, while she was also busy with the role of Dakota Condor in the TV comedy series “Sonny with a Chance”, starring Demi Lovato, Tiffany Thornton, and Sterling Knight. She was Jo Keener in the TV series “Good Luck Charlie” from 2010 to 2011, while in 2010 she co-starred with Hutch Dano in the television movie “Den Brother”.

Rise to Stardom

In 2012, Genevieve was selected for the role of Avery Jennings in the Disney Channel series “Dog with a Blog”, starring in all 69 episodes as a highly-intelligent, hard-working step-sister of Tyler James and Chloe James, the other two main characters. Thanks to the eponymous success of the series, which included four Primetime Emmy Award nominations, Genevieve shot to fame and continued her career in a stunning fashion.

In 2016, Genevieve portrayed Missy in the three-part Primetime Emmy Award-nominated historical biopic drama series “Roots” based on the novel by Alex Haley, which chronicles the history of an African man sold to slavery in America and his descendants.

Moreover, her next prominent role was as Christina Carlyle in the Netflix mockumentary crime series “American Vandal”, receiving high praise for her performance. To speak further of her success, Genevieve portrayed Marti in the TV fantasy mystery series “Timeline” (2019), and in 2020 she starred in the horror-thriller film “Day 13”, alongside Martin Kove, Darlene Vogel, and Alex MacNicoll.

Voice Actress

Back in 2011, Genevieve made her debut as the voice of Rosebud in the animated film “Spooky Buddies” and reprised the voice role in the sequel “Treasure Buddies” in 2012.

The same year she voiced Charity in the film “Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups”, and in 2013 again voiced Rosebud, in the third installment – “Super Buddies”. Then from 2016 to 2018, Genevieve voiced Ruby and Hope Hopelius V in the animated TV series “Future-Worm!”.

A Professional Singer

In addition to her acting skills, Genevieve has successfully shown her singing talents. She’s recorded and released several songs, including her debut single “Staying Up All Night” ten years ago, then “Sun In My Hand” (2012), “4:45” (2014), “Friends Do” (2014), and “Lighthouse” (2016), among others.

Nail Polish Line and YouTube Channel

Genevieve is also an accomplished businesswoman; 2014, she announced a customized nail-wrap app called “Make Me Nails”.

Interested in nail art since her childhood, she wanted to take that to the next level and add a personal touch. As a result, she has launched her own G Polish nail polish line.

Genevieve is a YouTube star as well, with around 350,000 subscribers on her official YouTube channel. Her first video was one of her many nail-polish and make-up tutorials, entitled “My Everyday Makeup + Fun Nail!”, uploaded over a year ago, and since then she’s regularly uploaded new videos. She now has more than 10 million views on her channel, and some of her most popular videos include “Reacting To My Old Disney Shows!”, which has more than 3.5 million views, then “Opening up about Disney/ Dog With a Blog”, with over 2.8 million views, among many other videos.

Net Worth

As of late 2021, Genevieve Hannelius’s net worth has been estimated to be around $2 million, earned through her acting career, appearing so far in over 25 films and TV series.

Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single?

When it comes to her personal life, Genevieve has shared some insights into it through her YouTube channel. She’s been in a relationship with a guy named Barrett since 2018. The two have often made videos together on YouTube, including “Relationship Advice”, among others.

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Appearance and Vital Statistics

The prominent actress has light brown hair and brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.66m), weighs approximately 106lbs (48kgs), with vital statistics of 30-20-29, bra size 30A.

Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia

Genevieve is known for her philanthropic work, as she’s been an avid supporter of the domestic violence charity organization, a Window Between Worlds. She has contributed to the charity by hosting the annual fundraising event “Art in the Afternoon”, since the first time back in 2013.

She is an avid animal lover and has a couple of pets, including a cat Sammy, a hamster named Minnie, and even a pet dog which she calls Shumai.

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