Beautiful, talented and smart – with a trifecta like that, Skyler Samuels is definitely going to go far in Hollywood. The actress, who has been active in the industry since 2004, has had lead roles in several television shows including The Nine Lives Of Chloe King, The Gifted, Scream Queens and The Gates.
She has also appeared in several movies, the most popular of which is The D.U.F.F – a very successful movie which costarred Robbie Amell, Mae Whitman, Ken Jeong, Bianca Santos and Bella Thorne. The movie not only resonated with fans because of its positive message but it also introduced several of its stars, including Skyler Samuels, to a wider audience.
Skyler Rose Samuels was born on the 14th of April, 1994 to Kathy – a TV Producer and Scott Samuels – a U.S. marshal. Skyler grew up with a sister, Heather and three brothers – Jack, Harrison, and Cody.
At the age of eight, she became a junior correspondent for Access Hollywood but she got her career start when she landed a role on Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh at the age of ten. Shortly after, she landed a recurring role on Wizards Of Waverly Place as Gigi Hollingsworth. Since then, her career has continued to soar with some impressive credits to her name.
Here are some things you should know about the actress.
1. Skyler Samuels Is A University Graduate
Truth is, very few Hollywood actors and actresses go the full educational mile and actually go to university, fewer make it to graduation, and even less go for a post-graduate degree. Skyler Samuels is one of the select few that actually decided to go the mile and go to college.
Skyler attended the prestigious Stanford Univerity where she studied Marketing and Intellectual Property. She graduated from Stanford in June 2016
2. She’s A Scream Queen
While at Stanford, she landed a role in Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens. She took a quarter off from school to film her scenes for the show. On Scream Queens, she played Grace Gardner, the vice president of the Kappa Kappa Tau sorority house and a legacy sister. When she joined the house as a pledge, she was mortified by the way the house was run and decided to restore it to its former glory.
This role was not the first time she had worked with Ryan Murphy, the two had previously worked together when she appeared as Bonnie Lipton for four episodes on American Horror Story: Freak Show.
3. Skyler Samuels Is Gifted
The actress first appeared on the show The Gifted as a mutant named Esme in a recurring role. However, it was revealed that her character was one of ‘The Stepford Cuckoos’ – psychically linked triplets. This led to her role later being expanded with Skyler playing all three sisters.
Her portrayal of the three characters was very well received that the actress was upgraded to a series regular for the second season.
4. More Than Just A Sorority Girl On Screen
Skyler Samuels notably played a member of the Kappa Kappa Tau sorority on Scream Queens, however, not many people know that the actress was also a real-life sorority sister when she attended Stanford University.
She was a member of The Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, which was founded in 1870 and presently has over 145 chapters in universities and colleges all over North America.
Some notable alumni members include Melinda Gates, Sheryl Crow, Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, Cindy McCain, and Rue McClanahan.
It is safe to say that Skyler Samuels is in a league of extraordinary ladies.
5. Height, Weight And Body Measurements
Skyler Samuels’ height is currently listed at 5’6″ while her weight is recorded to be 117 lbs (53.1 kg). Her other body stats are 32-23-33. While her shoe size is 7.5, her bra size is 30B and her dress size is 2.
Her exact diet plan and work out routine is not yet known to the public but you can be sure that she puts in a lot of work to maintain a figure like hers.
Skyler Samuels has definitely made a great name and career for herself. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Skyler could be the next big thing in Hollywood.