Victoria Dawn Justice born February 19, is an American actress and singer. She rose to fame on Nickelodeon in the s, starring as Lola Martinez on Zoey — and later as Tori Vega on Victorious — In music, Justice has recorded several songs for the soundtracks of her acting projects, including Victorious and the Nickelodeon musical Spectacular! She has a younger half-sister named Madison Grace Reed.
Since , Justice has lived with her parents in an Encino Hills home she purchased. In , 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. During the same year, Justice landed a main role in the Nickelodeon series Zoey as Lola Martinez, a new student who is an aspiring actress. That was a really great moment.
In , Justice made a guest appearance on an episode of Everwood in the episode "Enjoy the Ride. The film was met with negative reviews from critics. Zoey ended its run on May 2, In , she announced plans to guest star on an episode of Nickelodeon's series The Naked Brothers Band. The film aired on Nickelodeon on February 16, After the success of The Naked Brothers Band special in which Justice guest starred, she appeared in another episode, " The Premiere ," on April 11, Justice announced in 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. 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 From there, I worked with him for three years, on three seasons of Zoey 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.
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.
In a interview with the Associated Press , she stated that she was recording an album, but planned to take her time with the process. The film had its world premiere at the Outfest Film Festival on July 17, Justice was also cast in The Outcasts as Jodie. The film was released on April 14, It is a tribute  to the cult classic film of the same name and directed by Kenny Ortega , using the original script written by Richard O'Brien and Jim Sharman.
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. She visited Girl Up-supported programs in developing countries to observe first-hand the impact the programs can have on girls and communities.
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