-• Saxon Sharbino is an American actress known for roles in "Touch" and "Poltergeist".
-• She attended Bridlewood Elementary School and Downing Middle School before finishing her high school education at home.
-• She has a YouTube channel with 143,000 subscribers and over five million total views.
-• She has dated YouTube star and boxer Jake Paul and actor Pierson Fode.
-• She has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
Saxon Sharbino is an American actress, perhaps best known for playing Amelia Robbins in “Touch”, and Kendra Bowens in the 2015 remake of “Poltergeist”. Keep reading to get all the juicy details about the actress.
Early Life, Family, Educational Background
Saxon Sharbino was born on 11 June 1999 under the zodiac sign of Gemini in Lewisville, Texas USA. She is the first child of her parents, Ron and Angela Sharbino, of White Caucasian ethnicity, and holds American nationality. Saxon started acting at age nine, and her younger siblings Brighton and Sawyer Sharbino followed in her footsteps.
Saxon’s educational background was never entirely stable, because she started acting professionally at an early age.
She attended Bridlewood Elementary School for a while, then finished her elementary schooling at home. For her middle school education, she returned to Flower Mound, skipped a grade, and continued her education at the Downing Middle School.
Meanwhile, her parents were worried about her safety as she’d entered the spotlight at a young age, so Saxon received her high school education at home.
In 2012, the Sharbinos moved to Los Angeles, California, to help advance Saxon’s acting career.
Saxon Sharbino made her television debut at the age of nine in 2008, playing the role of an emotional fan in Peter Berg’s sports drama series, “Friday Night Lights”, She made her movie debut in the following year, as Ed’s daughter in Simon Rumley’s revenge thriller film “Red, White & Blue”.
In 2010, she played the role of Young Joy in “Earthling”, opposite Rebecca Spence, Peter Greene and William Katt, then she portrayed Sharon in the direct-to-video film “Cool Dog”, and Chastity Storch in “I Spit on Your Grave”, a remake of the controversial 1978 cult film of the same name.
In 2011, Sharbino was cast as Young Julia in “Julia X”, an American 3D comedy horror film starring Valerie Azlynn, Cassie Shea Watson, Ving Rhames and Kevin Sorbo, among others.
Sharbino landed her breakthrough role in 2012, playing Jane Forsythe in “Rogue” opposite award-winning actress Angela Basset, then landed the role of Amelia Robbins, Lucy’s missing daughter in Tim Kring’s drama series “Touch” (2013).
Saxon didn’t have to audition for the role because she was previously booked by Fox for a pilot that was later abandoned.
In the same year, she starred in Clark Gregg’s “Trust Me” opposite William H. Macy and Amanda Peet. According to Sharbino, her motivation for Lydia, a young Hollywood star, sexually abused by a talent agent and manipulated by her father, was to show people that Hollywood is not always safe.
In 2015, Saxon starred in a remake of the 1982 film “Poltergeist”, in which she played Kendra Bowen, the 16-year-old daughter of Eric and Amy Bowen, played by Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt. Then she was cast as Alice Gorman in the 2016 film, “Bedeviled”.
From 2016 through 2017, Saxon Sharbino portrayed Simone in the Netflix series “Love”, then joined the Hulu action-horror series “Freakish” (2017) in its second season, playing the role of Anka, a mean girl with a soft side. She also guest-starred in “Stalker’s Prey”, “American Vandal”, “Law & Order: SVU” and “Lucifer”, all in 2017.
In 2018, Saxon visited her sister Brighton Sharbino on the “Urban Country” set, where the writer/director asked her if she’d like to appear in the movie with her sister. Saxon immediately agreed, and the sisters co-starred in the film.
Saxon afterwards played the role of Charlotte Bayles in “Beyond the Law” (2019), and Lauren in “Mile High Escorts” (2020).
Speaking to Cryptic Rock in an interview, Sharbino said that she loves working in horror movies ‘because you get to express really intense emotions. Fear, anger, sadness are intense feelings, and I love having a chance to express them.’
She mentioned taking up a career as a screenwriter, because she just loves telling stories; however, acting will always be her first love.
YouTuber and Social Media Personality
Saxon Sharbino created her eponymous YouTube account on 19 May 2014, and uploaded her first video, “Untitled Karyn Usher Pilot Gun Training” that same year. Some of her earliest videos include “BTS Pilot” and “Trailer for Fox Pilot” both in 2014, “Saxon and Brighton Sharbino” (2015), and “Westwood One Backstage” (2016).
Most of her early videos were work-related, and came few and far between. however, during the lockdown of 2020, Saxon seized the free time to upload more content about her everyday life. She now shares a new video every week, sometimes featuring her brother and sister. The most popular videos on her channel are “I Filled My Sister’s Room With Pictures of Her Ex-Boyfriend (Ben Azelart)”, “Introducing My Crush to My Family for the First Time”, and “How to Cut Your Little Brother’s Hair| DIY Haircut” all in 2020, having 715,000, 450,000 and 205,000 views respectively. The channel currently has 143,000 subscribers and over five million total views.
The actress also uses TikTok to create and share funny, viral videos. Her TikTok page (@saxon) currently has almost 500,000 followers and 4.5 million total likes. On Instagram (@saxon), she has 615,000 followers.
Personal Life, Relationship
Like many other American celebrities, Saxon has had her share of public relationships; she dated YouTube star and boxer Jake Paul in 2014, but they broke up a few months later. In 2020, she started dating actor Pierson Fode.
The actress shares a close bond with her family, who she describes as her support system.
Appearance, Clothing Style
Saxon Sharbino is 5ft 5ins (1.7m) tall, weighs around 123lbs (56kgs), and has long, wavy blonde hair and blue eyes. The actress loves to wear short sundresses, and other times sweat pants and shirts.
Hobbies, Favorite Things, and Interesting Facts
- Saxon Sharbino loves all kinds of music.
- She works out regularly.
- Her favorite horror movies are “The Walking Dead” and “Scream”.
- She also enjoys traveling.
Net Worth and Salary
In late 2021, Saxon Sharbino has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Details of property owned by the Sharbinos remain undisclosed.