Justice in September 2013
Victoria Dawn Justice
February 19, 1993
Hollywood, Florida, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Education||Cleveland High School|
Victoria Dawn Justice (born February 19, 1993) is an American actress and singer. She rose to fame on Nickelodeon in the 2000s, starring as Lola Martinez on Zoey 101 (2005–2008) and later Tori Vega on Victorious (2010–2013). Justice has also appeared in the films The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010), Fun Size (2012), The First Time (2012) and Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List (2015).In 2015, she starred in the lead role as Lindy Sampson on the MTV television series Eye Candy . In music, Justice has recorded several songs for the soundtracks of her acting projects, including Victorious and the Nickelodeon musical Spectacular! .
Nickelodeon is an American pay television network which was launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children. It is owned by Viacom through its Viacom Media Networks division's Nickelodeon Group unit and is based in New York City. It broadcasts usually from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays, Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. It is primarily aimed at children and adolescents aged 2–17.
Zoey 101 is an American comedy-drama television series created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008. It focuses on the lives of teenager Zoey Brooks, her brother Dustin, and her friends as they attend Pacific Coast Academy (PCA), a fictional boarding school in Southern California. It was initially filmed at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, then at stages in Valencia, California beginning in season 3. It was nominated for an "Outstanding Children's Program" Emmy in 2005. Zoey 101 was the most expensive production ever for a Nickelodeon series, as it was shot completely on location in Malibu, California.
Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 to February 2, 2013. The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, a teenager who attends a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts High School, after taking her older sister Trina's place in a showcase while getting into screwball situations on a daily basis. On her first day at Hollywood Arts, she meets Andre Harris, Robbie Shapiro, Rex Powers, Jade West, Cat Valentine, and Beck Oliver. The series premiered after the 2010 Kids' Choice Awards. The series won for Favorite TV Show award at the 2012 Kids' Choice Awards and 2013 Kids' Choice Awards, beating out iCarly. Victorious earned four Emmy nominations.
Victoria Dawn Justice was born on February 19, 1993, in Hollywood, Florida, the daughter of Serene Reed and Zack Justice.Her father is of English, German, and Irish descent, while her mother, originally from the Bronx, is of Puerto Rican ancestry.
Hollywood is a city in Broward County, Florida, between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The average temperature is between 68 and 83 °F. As of July 1, 2017, Hollywood had a population of 153,627. Founded in 1925, the city grew rapidly in the 1950s and 1960s, and is now the twelfth-largest city in Florida. Hollywood is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census.
The English people are a nation and an ethnic group native to England who speak the English language. The English identity is of early medieval origin, when they were known in Old English as the Angelcynn. Their ethnonym is derived from the Angles, one of the Germanic peoples who migrated to Great Britain around the 5th century AD. England is one of the countries of the United Kingdom, and the majority of people living there are British citizens.
Germans are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history. German is the shared mother tongue of a substantial majority of ethnic Germans.
She has a younger half-sister named Madison Grace Reed.She and her family relocated to Hollywood, California in 2003. While filming Victorious , Justice attended Cleveland High School before completing her diploma through a home school program.
Grover Cleveland Charter High School is a public school serving grades 9-12. Cleveland Humanities Magnet is part of Cleveland Charter High School. The school is located in Reseda, in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California.
In 2013, Justice lived with her parents in a Encino Hills home she purchased.
Encino is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California.
In 2003, Justice began her acting career when she was 10 years old, making a guest appearance on the Gilmore Girls episode "The Hobbit, the Sofa and Digger Stiles." Justice portrayed Jill No. 2, a walk-on role.After her appearance in the series, her family moved to Los Angeles, when Justice began to pursue a career in acting.
Gilmore Girls is an American dramedy television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. The show debuted on October 5, 2000, on The WB and became a flagship series for the network. Gilmore Girls originally ran for seven seasons, with the final season moving to The CW, and ended its run on May 15, 2007.
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in California, the second most populous city in the United States, after New York City, and the third most populous city in North America. With an estimated population of four million, Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood and the entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis. Los Angeles is the largest city on the West Coast of North America.
The following year, Justice guest-starred on the second episode of the Disney channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody , in which she played a young pageant contestant named Rebecca. Later, Justice was cast as Stella, a young girl who begins seeing visions of Mary Magdalene,in the 2005 drama-thriller Mary . The film debuted at 2005 Venice Film Festival, and was later shown at several other festivals, including the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival, Deauville Film Festival and the San Sebastián International Film Festival.
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody is an American sitcom created by Danny Kallis and Jim Geoghan. The series aired on Disney Channel from March 18, 2005, to September 1, 2008 with 4 million viewers, making it the most successful premiere for Disney Channel. The series was nominated for an Emmy Award three times and was nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award three times.
Saint Mary Magdalene, sometimes called simply the Magdalene, was a Jewish woman who, according to the four canonical gospels, traveled with Jesus as one of his followers and was a witness to his crucifixion, burial, and resurrection. She is mentioned by name twelve times in the canonical gospels, more than most of the apostles. Mary's epithet Magdalene most likely means that she came from the town of Magdala, a fishing town on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee.
Mary is a 2005 drama thriller film, written and directed by American director Abel Ferrara. The film stars Juliette Binoche, Forest Whitaker, Marion Cotillard, Matthew Modine and Heather Graham.
In 2005, Justice was accepted into the musical theatre program at the Millikan Performing Arts Academy in Los Angeles.She appeared in advertisements for companies such as Ralph Lauren, Gap, Guess, Mervyn's, Peanut Butter Toast Crunch, and Ovaltine.
During the same year, Justice landed a main role in the Nickelodeon series Zoey 101 as Lola Martinez, a new student who is an aspiring actress.On landing the role, she said, "I was extremely happy; I was bouncing up and down and screaming. That was a really great moment." Justice's character was introduced in the second season on September 11, 2005. Justice also made a cameo appearance in the R-rated film When Do We Eat? , and played the role of Rose in the Hallmark television film Silver Bells , the latter of which became a Hallmark Hall of Fame film.
In 2006, Justice made a guest appearance on an episode of Everwood in the episode "Enjoy the Ride." Also in 2006, Justice played the supporting role of Holly in the thriller film The Garden. The film was met with negative reviews from critics.
Justice released a cover of "A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carltonin 2007. Zoey 101 ended its run on May 2, 2008. In 2009, she announced plans to guest star on an episode of Nickelodeon's series The Naked Brothers Band . The TV special, titled Valentine Dream Date featured Justice portraying herself. Justice did not record new music until 2009, when she starred in the Nickelodeon musical Spectacular! , in which Justice performs three songs. The film aired on Nickelodeon on February 16, 2009. The film became one of Nickelodeon's most popular movies, attracting an audience 3.7 million viewers on its premiere night. The film received generally positive reviews from several critics, holding a 76% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes as of 2011.
After the success of The Naked Brothers Band special in which Justice guest starred, she appeared in another episode, "The Premiere," on April 11, 2009. She later appeared in episodes of iCarly ,True Jackson, VP , The Troop , and BrainSurge . Justice announced in 2009 that she would be working on a thriller film, set for theatrical release. It was later announced the film would feature Dylan Sprouse and Cole Sprouse. Unlike initial plans of a theatrical release, the film had a limited preview release on December 12, 2009, and was returned to post production. Despite this, the film's worldwide release was canceled.
Justice confirmed that she would be starring in her own musical show on Nickelodeon called Victorious , explaining the show's genesis thus: "I was on Zoey 101 . When I was 12, Dan Schneider cast me as a new character, Lola Martinez. From there, I worked with him for three years, on three seasons of Zoey 101. And, after that, Dan found out that I could also sing and dance as well as act, so he thought it would be really cool to create a show for me on Nickelodeon, called Victorious."The pilot for the show debuted on March 27, 2010, and received 5.7 million views, making it the second-highest rated premiere for a live-action Nickelodeon series. The original broadcast of this episode took place following the 2010 Kids' Choice Awards. Justice recorded several songs for the series throughout its run. Justice had the opportunity to share a recording set during the series' recordings, with different young artists who, like her, were in search of artistic possibilities, some of them were Ariana Grande, JC Gonzalez, Leon Thomas III, Matt Bennett, Jake Farrow, Elizabeth Gillies, among others, participating in several seasons dominated by episodes such as The Bird Scene, Tori the Zombie and Survival of the Hottest.
Justice later guest-starred on the animated series The Penguins of Madagascar , voicing the character of Stacy in the episode "Badger Pride." Justice starred in the 2010 Nickelodeon television movie The Boy Who Cried Werewolf , playing Jordan Sands, a girl who is transformed into a werewolf following her move to a creepy manor.The film was a major success for the network, drawing in 5.8 million viewers for the premiere. The film received generally positive reviews from critics. The film currently holds a 69% approval rate on Rotten Tomatoes based on 24 reviews. Victorious ended its run on February 2, 2013. Justice played the lead role Wren in the comedy Fun Size , released on October 26, 2012.
In a 2010 interview with the Associated Press, she stated that she was recording an album, but planned to take her time with the process.In October 2012, she revealed she would release her debut album in 2013. Justice's debut single "Gold" was released on June 18, 2013. In August 2014, Billboard revealed that Justice had left Columbia Records, but was recording new music to be released in 2015. Two songs have premiered on Justice's YouTube channel, including "Girl Up." "Girl Up" was written by Justice and Toby Gad for the Girl Up movement, which helps girls in developing countries.
On October 11, 2013, it was announced that Justice was cast as Lindy Sampson in MTV's Eye Candy , a cyber thriller based on the novel by R. L. Stine.The series was cancelled after one season. That same year, it was announced that Justice was cast in Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List alongside Pierson Fode. The film had its world premiere at the Outfest Film Festival on July 17, 2015. It was later released on September 18, 2015 through video on demand services. Justice also competed against Gregg Sulkin in an episode of Lip Sync Battle that aired July 30, 2015, performing Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and Nelly's "Hot in Herre".
Justice was also cast in The Outcasts as Jodie. The film was released on April 14, 2017.
On October 20, 2016, Justice played Janet Weiss, one of the lead roles in The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again.Starring an ensemble cast led by Laverne Cox, the film premiered on the Fox network. It is a tribute to the cult classic 1975 film of the same name and directed by Kenny Ortega, using the original script written by Richard O'Brien and Jim Sharman.
Justice has taken part in several charity events, supporting charities such as the United Nations Foundation, which benefits numerous causes such as AIDS, Children, Environment, Health, Human Rights and Peace.
On September 30, 2010, Justice announced she would be joining the Charity Campaign Girl Up. When asked about joining, she stated "I'm so excited to become a Champion for Girl Up and to help make a difference for girls who aren't given the same opportunities that most of us take for granted. I know that there are plenty of girls throughout the country who are just like me—ready and motivated to stand up for the rights and well-being of girls in the developing world. I am confident that, together, we will rise to the challenge." Justice joined Girl Up on September 30, 2010, for the campaign's official launch in New York City and went on to support the "Unite for Girls" tour, which traveled to cities across the United States. She visited Girl Up-supported programs in developing countries to observe first-hand the impact the programs can have on girls and communities.During an interview with Seventeen , Justice stated, "I was looking into different charities and hearing these girls in Guatemala and Africa talk about having to walk miles for water and crying because they don't have any money to go to school. It just really broke my heart, so I want to spread the word as much as I can and get other people working together. Before you know it we can actually make a difference."
Justice's musical influences include Michael Jackson,Madonna, Britney Spears, Pink, Sara Bareilles, The Jackson 5, The Beatles, Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Hall & Oates, Billy Joel, Carly Simon, Karen Carpenter, Elton John, Alanis Morissette, Carole King and Diana Ross.
|When Do We Eat?||Young Nikky|
|2008||The Kings of Appletown||Betsy|
|2012||The First Time||Jane Harmon|
|Fun Size||Wren DeSantis|
|2013||Jungle Master||Rainie||Voice role (English dub)|
|2014||Snow White and the Seven Thugs||Snow White||Short film|
|2015||Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List||Naomi|
|Get Squirrely||Lola||Voice role|
|2003||Gilmore Girls||Jill #2||Episode: "The Hobbit, the Sofa, and Digger Stiles"|
|2005||The Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Rebecca||Episode: "The Fairest of Them All"|
|2005–2008||Zoey 101||Lola Martinez||52 episodes|
|2005||Silver Bells||Rose||Television film|
|2006||Everwood||Thalia Thompson||Episode: "Enjoy the Ride"|
|2009||The Naked Brothers Band||Herself||2 episodes|
|2009||Spectacular!||Tammi Dyson||Television film|
|2009||True Jackson, VP||Vivian||Episode: "True Crush"|
|Episode: "iFight Shelby Marx"|
Episode: "iParty with Victorious"
|2010||The Troop||Eris Fairy||Episode: "Speed"|
|2010||The Boy Who Cried Werewolf||Jordan Sands||Television film|
|2010–2013||Victorious||Tori Vega||57 episodes|
|2010–2015||The Penguins of Madagascar||Stacy (voice)||2 episodes|
|2013||Big Time Rush||Herself||Episode: "Big Time Tour Bus"|
|2015||Lip Sync Battle||Episode: "Gregg Sulkin vs. Victoria Justice"|
|2015||Eye Candy||Lindy Sampson||10 episodes|
|2016||Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life||Ramona Miller||2 episodes|
|2016||The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again||Janet Weiss||Television film|
|2017||Man with a Plan||Sophia||Episode: "The Silver Fox"|
|2017||Impractical Jokers: After Party||Herself||Episode: " The Walking Dread "|
|2018||Robot Chicken||Student (voice)||Episode: "Factory Where Nuts Are Handled"|
|2018||Movie Night With Karlie Kloss||Herself||Episode: "Dirty Dancing"|
|2018||Queen America||Hayley Wilson||Recurring role|
|2018||American Housewife||Harper||Episode: "Trophy Wife"|
|2019||Teen Choice Awards||Herself||Host|
|2006||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)||Zoey 101(shared with cast)||Won|
|2007||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)||Zoey 101(shared with cast)||Won|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actress||Zoey 101||Nominated|
|2008||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series||Zoey 101||Nominated|
|2010||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Smile||Herself||Nominated|
|2011||Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actress||Victorious||Nominated|
|ALMA Awards||Favorite TV Actress – Comedy||Victorious||Nominated|
|Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards||Fave TV Star||Victorious||Nominated|
|Hottest Girl Hottie||Herself||Won|
|Imagen Awards||Best Young Actress/Television||Victorious||Nominated|
|NAACP Image Awards||Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program (Series or Special)||Victorious||Nominated|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Leading Young Actress||The Boy Who Cried Werewolf||Nominated|
|2012||Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actress||Victorious||Nominated|
|ALMA Awards||Favorite TV Actress – Comedy||Victorious||Nominated|
|Do Something Awards||TV Star: Female||Herself||Nominated|
|Imagen Awards||Best Young Actress/Television||Victorious||Nominated|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress 17–21||iCarly||Nominated|
|2013||Imagen Awards||Best Young Actress/Television||Victorious||Nominated|
|Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actress||Victorious||Nominated|
|Nickelodeon Slime Fest||Aussie's Fave Nick Star||Victorious||Won|
|Aussie's Fave Hottie||Herself||Won|
|2018||BreakTudo Awards||International Instagrammer||Herself||Won|
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"I think you go right here," says Victoria Justice, guiding a reporter toward her house in the Encino Hills, overlooking the mountains and just down the street from Martin Lawrence's pad.
Just saw This is it. Michael Jackson is such an icon. God, I love that man. RIP MJ
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