Bridgit Mendler

Bridgit Mendler is an actress and singer born on December 18, 1992. She has received numerous awards and nominations, including a Radio Disney Music Award and a Young Artist Award nomination, as well as nominations for eight World Music Awards and three Shorty Awards. Mendler debuted in the animated Indian film “The Legend of Buddha” in 2004 and worked as Teddy Duncan in the Disney series “Good Luck Charlie,” which aired from 2010 to 2014. In 2011, she appeared in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Lemonade Mouth.” Let’s celebrate her here.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Bridgit Claire Mendler

Birth date:

December 18, 1992

Age:

31

Zodiac Sign:

Sagittarius

Height:

5' 6"

Relationship Status:

Married

Net Worth:

$2 million

Bridgit's Social Media:

Background

Bridgit Claire Mendler was born in Washington, D.C., on December 18, 1992, to Sandra Ford-Mendler and Charles Mendler. She has a younger brother named Nicholas. Mendler relocated to Mill Valley, California, with her family when she was eight. It was here that she developed an interest in acting and began performing in plays. Mendler made her acting debut in the Indian film “The Legend of Buddha” in 2004. Three years later, she was featured in “Alice Upside Down,” a film adaptation of the Alice series. Mendler appeared in the Disney Channel series “Wizards of Waverly Place” as a recurring character in 2009. She rose to fame in 2010 as the main lead of the Disney Channel Original Series “Good Luck Charlie.”

In 2011, Mendler played Olivia White in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Lemonade Mouth,” which premiered with 5.7 million viewers on its release. She contributed to the film’s music, which was released by Walt Disney Records on April 12, 2011. The movie’s first song, ‘Somebody,’ was released on March 4 and reached number 89 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. She also starred in a Disney Channel Original Movie in 2011, “It’s Christmas, Charlie, So Good Luck!” Mendler revealed the title of her official debut song, ‘Ready or Not,’ composed by her, Emanuel “Eman” Kiriakou, and Evan “Kidd” Bogart, in the summer of 2012. The song peaked at number 49 in the U.S.

Soon after, Mendler began writing new music and announced the title of her next song, ‘Atlantis,’ featuring Kaiydo, on August 4, 2016. A year later, she and the American group RKCB released a single named ‘Diving’ on August 25. She also starred alongside David Spade, Joey Bragg, Matt Shively, and Jackie Sandler in the Netflix comedy film “Father of the Year.” Mendler started a relationship with Shane Harper in 2011 but split in 2015. She then announced on Instagram in October 2019 that she had married her long-time boyfriend Griffin Cleverly.

Career timeline

2004
Mendler Begins Acting

She starts her career by starring in the Indian film "Legend of Buddha."

2010
She Stars in “Good Luck Charlie”

Mendler rises to prominence as the lead of the Disney Channel Original Series, "Good Luck Charlie."

2011
She Works in a Disney Original Movie

In the Disney Channel Original Movie, “Lemonade Mouth,” Mendler plays Olivia White, the main lead.

2012
She Releases Her Debut Single

In the summer, Mendler releases her official debut single titled 'Ready or Not.'

2013
Her Song Debuts at Number One

In the U.S., Mendler’s song 'Hurricane' reaches number one on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100.

2016
She Releases Her First E.P.

The singer releases her debut extended play titled “Nemesis.”

Why We Love Bridgit Mendler

  1. She is an inspiration

    Mendler got her big break with Disney as a child. She has shown us that you're never too young to pursue your dreams.

  2. She is selfless

    Mendler became an ambassador for First Book in 2010, a campaign promoting reading and providing books to children in need. She helped a lot of homeless children in the process.

  3. She is focused

    Mendler continues to strive to become a better person. After spending time away from her music and acting careers, she obtained a Ph.D. from the M.I.T. Media Lab.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. She is pursuing a Ph.D.

    The former Disney star is pursuing a Ph.D. and works as a Director's Fellow at the M.I.T. Media Lab.

  2. She admires Natalie Portman

    John Krasinski and Portman are two of Mendler's favorite actors.

  3. She loves algebra

    Math, particularly algebra, was Mendler’s favorite subject in school.

  4. She was the voice of Thorn

    Thorn's voice was provided by Mendler in the 2006 video game "Bone: The Great Cow Race."

  5. She loves to cook

    Mendler once stated on Twitter that most of the pages she sees on the Internet are about cooking.

Bridgit Mendler FAQs

Does Bridgit Mendler have a sister?

No. But she has a younger brother named Nicholas.

Does Bridgit Mendler have kids?

No. She does not.

Are Bridgit Mendler and Selena Gomez friends?

Yes. They are friends. Gomez and Mendler were even co-stars in the Disney series “Wizards of Waverly Place.”

Bridgit Mendler’s birthday dates

YearDateDay
2023December 18Monday
2024December 18Wednesday
2025December 18Thursday
2026December 18Friday
2027December 18Saturday

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