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Daniella Monet

Daniella Monet
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Monet with the Victorious cast in a concert performance in Avalon Hollywood, circa May 26, 2011.
Born Daniella Monet Zuvic[1]
(1989-03-01) March 1, 1989 (age 26)
West Hills, California, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1997–present

Daniella Monet Zuvic (born March 1, 1989), known professionally as Daniella Monet, is an American actress and singer best known for playing numerous television guest roles and starring as Trina Vega in the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and the supporting role of Inga Veinshtein in Nancy Drew.

Acting career

In 2003, she had a recurring role on the television series American Dreams. Monet landed a recurring role on the television series 8 Simple Rules as Missy Keinfield, Rory's love interest in the second season. She has a sister, Sissy (Elena Lyons), who likes CJ. She was eventually cast as Megan Kleinman on the short-lived CBS sitcom Listen Up! where she starred alongside Jason Alexander. She also guest-starred on Zoey 101 appearing in three episodes from 2006 to 2007. She also appeared in the 2006 film Simon Says and in the 2007 films Nancy Drew and Taking 5.

From 2010 to 2013, Monet starred in the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious as Trina Vega, the older sister of Tori Vega and a fellow student of Hollywood Arts but has no talent and is described as "weird", "annoying", and "sorta cute".[2]

She also replaced Jennette McCurdy as the character Bertha in Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred, Fred 3: Camp Fred and Fred: The Show. Based on The Fairly OddParents cartoon series, she starred as Tootie opposite Drake Bell's Timmy Turner in 2011's A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!,[3] and reprised her role in 2012's A Fairly Odd Christmas.[4]

Monet hosts a Nickelodeon show called AwesomenessTV that premiered July 1, 2013. It is transplanted from YouTube clips adding new material. Segments include character sketches, celebrity satires, and parody music videos.[5]

Personal life

Monet was born Daniella Monet Zuvic in West Hills, California. Her father's family is from Chile and has Croatian and Spanish Chilean ancestry. Her mother has Italian ancestry. She has performed on the small screen in numerous television commercials beginning at the age of 5. In 1994, she had a guest appearance in an episode of Pacific Blue. She said, "I always knew I wanted to act," in an interview with Seventeen.[citation needed]

Monet is a vegan and supports animal welfare causes. She posed for a PETA campaign that encourages students to refuse to dissect animals in the classroom.[6] Monet even supported Ariana Grande's word to people to stop supporting SeaWorld after Grande saw Blackfish.[7]

She's been in a relationship with Andrew Gafton.


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Follow Your Heart Young Angie Supporting role
2006 Simon Says Sarah Supporting role
2007 Taking Five Gabby Davis Main role
2007 Nancy Drew Inga Veinshtein Supporting role
2008 Taking The Band: Making Taking 5 Herself Documentary
2008 Taking 5: On Set Herself Documentary
2010 Here's the Kicker Lacey Matthews Supporting role
2011 A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! Tootie TV movie, main role
2011 Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred Bertha TV movie, main role
2012 A Fairly Odd Christmas Tootie TV movie, main role
2012 Fred 3: Camp Fred Bertha TV movie, supporting role
2014 Rachel's Return Danielle Supporting role
2014 A Fairly Odd Summer Tootie TV movie, Main role
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Pacific Blue Corey (Age 8) Episode: "Avenging Angel"
2003 American Dreams Joyce Fitzsimmons 3 episodes
2003 Still Standing Bethany Episode: "Still Negotiating"
2003–2004 8 Simple Rules Missy Kleinfeld 4 episodes
2004 The Bernie Mac Show Karen Episode: "Go Bernie, It's Your Birthday"
2004–2005 Listen Up! Megan Kleinman Series Regular
2006–2007 Zoey 101 Rebecca Martin Recurring role
2008 Miss Guided Meredith Ritter Episode: "The List"
2008 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Dana Episode: "Benchwarmers"
2010 iCarly Popular Girl Episode: "iPsycho"
2010–2013 Victorious Trina Vega Series Regular; 49 Episodes
2011 iCarly Trina Vega Episode: "iParty with Victorious"
2011 Supah Ninjas Clarissa Episode: "Morningstar Academy"
2011–present Winx Club Mitzi Recurring role
2012 Fred: The Show Bertha Series Regular
2012 Figure It Out Herself Recurring panelist
2013–present AwesomenessTV Herself Host
2013 Melissa & Joey Ashley Season 3 Episode 10: "Family Feud"
2013 LazyTown Ally Brooks Episode: "Robbie Rotabroach"
2014 Turbo FAST Princess
2014 See Dad Run Tracy McFee


Year Song Album Notes
2011 "I Want You Back" (with the Victorious cast) Victorious (soundtrack) Backing vocals/additional vocals
"All I Want Is Everything" (with the Victorious cast)
"Leave It All To Shine" (with the Victorious cast and iCarly cast)
"Lookin' Like Magic" (with Drake Bell) A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!
2012 "Don't You (Forget About Me)" (with the Victorious cast) Victorious 2.0 Backing vocals/additional vocals
"Shut Up 'N Dance" (with the Victorious cast)
"Five Fingaz to the Face" (with the Victorious cast)
"Wishful Thinking" (with Drake Bell) A Fairly Odd Christmas


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