|Full Name:||Scarlett Estevez|
|Born:||December 4, 2007 (age 15), Los Angeles, CA|
|Known For:||Daddy‘s Home, Lucifer, Bunk‘d|
|Social Media:||Instagram, TikTok, Twitter|
Scarlett Estevez is a gifted young actress who has impressed audiences with her roles in film and television. She first rose to prominence playing the sassy daughter in the Daddy‘s Home movies. Let‘s take a closer look at this talented performer‘s background and bright future ahead!
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Scarlett was born in Los Angeles, California in 2007. She expressed interest in acting as early as age 4. According to Estevez, "My mom found an agent for me and I started going out on auditions." She booked her first national commercial at age 5 and soon appeared in ads for brands like Honda and Walmart.
The aspiring actress started taking acting classes and landed her first TV role in 2011, guest starring on The Middle as Sue Heck‘s upbeat camp buddy. Her initial roles consisted mostly of guest appearances and minor parts. But Estevez‘s charm and work ethic quickly impressed producers. She began receiving larger supporting roles and praise for performances beyond her years.
Big Break with Daddy‘s Home Films
Estevez‘s big break came in 2015 when she won the role of sassy daughter Megan in Daddy’s Home starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. Her hilarious back-and-forth banter with the comedy legends earned widespread acclaim. Estevez even received a Critics’ Choice Movie Award nomination for her performance, making history as their youngest nominee ever at age 9.
The talented youngster reprised her role as Megan in the 2017 sequel Daddy‘s Home 2, starring opposite heavyweights like Mel Gibson and John Lithgow. Estevez held her own with charismatic timing and funny line delivery. She calls the opportunity "so unbelievable and just the best experience ever!" Her work in the Daddy’s Home films propelled Estevez into the spotlight.
Scene-Stealing Role on Lucifer
Estevez landed her next big part on the fantasy crime show Lucifer in 2016 as Chloe Decker‘s precocious daughter Trixie. She added plenty of humor with her mischievous antics and endearing rapport with stars Tom Ellis and Lauren German. Estevez quickly became a fan favorite, lighting up every scene she appeared in.
Over its six season run, Trixie played a pivotal role in many storylines. Estevez matured as an actor through the experience. “I’ve learned so much from working on Lucifer,” she said. “It’s been my favorite acting job so far!” Estevez remains a series regular through the show’s finale in 2022.
For her hilarious turn in Daddy’s Home 2, Estevez made history as the youngest actress ever nominated for a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer at age 9. She also received nominations from the Young Artist Awards, Young Entertainer Awards, and others for her skilled comedic acting.
Other Notable Roles
In addition to her standout performances in the Daddy‘s Home franchise and on Lucifer, Estevez has impressed in other acting roles:
- Voice of Young Apollo in animated film Trolls World Tour (2020)
- Supporting role in fantasy adventure The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
- Guest spots on hit shows like Lethal Weapon, Grey‘s Anatomy, and Young Sheldon
- Voice acting as the Ice Cream Emoji in The Emoji Movie (2017)
- Appearance in ensemble comedy Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Fun Facts About Estevez
- She is the youngest actress ever nominated for a Critics‘ Choice Movie Award.
- Estevez enjoys dancing hip hop and jazz.
- She has performed her own stunts in roles.
- Estevez loves posting vlogs and skits on her YouTube channel.
- Her dream co-star is Jennifer Lawrence.
- Estevez has said Trixie on Lucifer is her favorite role so far.
- She has a dog named Olly that appears in her social media videos.
What‘s Next for the Rising Star?
As she moves into more mature acting roles, Estevez’s bright future looks boundless. With her early success and talent exceeding her years, we can expect to see her continue landing exciting major parts. Upcoming projects include starring in the 2022 films Home Team with Kevin James and Christmas with My Ex.
At 15, Scarlett Estevez has already built an impressive resume of scene-stealing performances. She is one of Hollywood’s most promising young talents, poised for a stellar career ahead. We can‘t wait to see what this gifted actress does next!