Brenna D’Amico Wiki Bio
Brenna D’Amico was born in Chicago, Illinois USA, on 28 September 2000 – her zodiac sign is Libra, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, singer and a social media star, perhaps known best for her role of Jane, in the Disney Channel movie trilogy “Descendants”.
Early life and education
Brenna grew up in suburban Chicago, alongside her sister Aubree. Their father’s name is Dave, and their mother is Shannon.
Brenna started showing interest in acting at an early age, and even began doing improv comedy as early as 2012. After matriculating from a local high school, she didn’t enroll at college, but instead moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career in the entertainment industry, where she took LA Casting Director Workshops training.
Roles in movies
Brenna made her acting debut in 2015, in the Disney Channel musical fantasy movie “Descendants”, directed by Kenny Ortega, and which starred Dove Camron, Sofia Carson and Booboo Stewart. It follows a group of teenager, who are all children of famous Disney villains, such as Maleficent, Jafar and Cruella de Vil, as they try to rescue their parents from prison. The film was viewed by more than 6.6 million people on its premiere night, and has received mostly positive reviews from the critics. In the movie, Brenna played the role of Jane, the daughter of Fairy Godmother, from the animated classic Cinderella, and reprised her role in the two sequels, released in 2017 and 2019, as well as in its two TV series spin-offs.
In 2018, we saw Brenna star in the TV comedy “Crazy Wonderful”, written by Bobby Bowman, directed by Ian Fitzgibbon, and which also starred Ginger Gonzaga and Lilla Crawford. In the following year, she had a leading role in the family drama “Adventures of Dally & Spanky”, centered on a girl who inherits a pony that develops an unlikely friendship with her sister’s pet dog.
Brenna’s most recent film role was in the 2020 drama “The Never List”, in which she starred as a teenage girl whose best friend commits suicide, leading her to fulfill their secret list of outrageous acts they said they’d never do. The film is based on the eponymous novel by Koethi Zan, and won the 2021 ReFrame award for the best Narrative & Animated Feature.
Roles in TV series
Brenna made her TV series debut in 2015, when she appeared in six episodes of the fantasy series “Descendants”, created by Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott, as a sequel to the eponymous TV movie. Between 2015 and 2017, she had a voiceover role in the first animated series of the “Descendants” franchise, entitled “Descendants: Wicked World”.
In 2017, Brenna had a small role in an episode of the ABC sitcom “The Middle”, created by Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline, and centered on the daily life of an American middle class family.
In 2017 and 2018, she played the recurring character Sandy in the teen drama “Chicken Girls”, starring Annie LeBlanc, Hayden Summers and Hayley LeBlanc.
It’s story is about a group of three middle school students and dancers, known as ‘The Chicken Girls’, as they navigate dance, friendships and teenage issues. The series is available free on the video sharing platform YouTube’ it’s been nominated for four Streamy Awards.
Also in 2018, we saw Brenna star alongside Dylan and Hayden Summerall, in the comedy web-series “Keys”. In the same year, she played one of the leads in the mini-series “Overnights”, which revolves around the fictional garage rock band of the same name. She also appeared in an episode of the CBS drama “Code Black”.
Aside form being an actress, Brenna is also a talented singer. In 2016, she performed the song “Rather Be With You” in the episode of “Descendants: Wicked World”, entitled “Slumber Party”.
This is not the first time her fans had a chance to hear her singing, as she had previously uploaded acoustic covers of popular song onto her YouTube channel.
In 2021, she plans to release her debut music album, “Don’t Want You Back”, in collaboration with her friend Liv Ritchie. They are currently promoting the album, and have already released the title single on all the major music streaming platforms.
Brenna is quite popular on social media, with her Instagram account ‘@brennadamico’ numbering more than 2.2 million followers, onto which she uploads a lot of pictures featuring her friends and family, as well as song covers and professionally done photos.
She launched her eponymous Twitter account in June 2014, which now numbers over 100,000 followers. On TikTok, her account ‘@brennie88’ is followed by more than 4.3 million people, with her videos having amassed almost 55 million total likes.
Brenna also has an account on Cameo, where her fans can purchase a personalized video message from her.
Love life and relationships
Between 2015 and 2017, Brenna was in a relationship with her “Descendants” co-star Cameron Boyce, who also played her boyfriend in the franchise.
Cameron was born in Los Angeles on 28 May 1999, and was an actor a dancer, perhaps known best his roles in movies such as “Mrs. Fletcher”, “Grown Ups” and “Steps”, as well as his numerous appearances in Disney Channel series. Cameron passed away on 6 July 2019, after suffering an epileptic seizure in his sleep.
In 2019, Brenna was in a relationship with fellow actor Christian Weissmann, known for his role in the 2016 comedy drama “When the Starlight Ends”.
Brenna currently appears to be single, hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and interesting facts
Brenna is a talented singer, but she can also play the piano and the guitar.
She loves animals, and has a pet dog called Tipper.
Her favorite nail polish color is black, because ‘it goes with everything’.
She likes watching comedy series in her spare time, with some of her all-time favorites being “Friends”, “The Office” and “Parks & Recreations”.
Appearance, age and net worth
Brenna is 20 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 1in (1.55m) tall, and weighs around 112lbs (51kgs).
As of September 2021, her net worth is estimated at close to $1 million.