Sabrina Carpenter, born May 11, 1999, has worked tirelessly towards her singing and acting career from a very young age. She posted her own singing videos on YouTube and participated and won third place in Miley Cyrus’s singing contest. Carpenter knew what her dreams were and went for it. She embarked on her acting career with her guest role in “Law & Order Special Victims Unit” and she found further success in other popular series and movies. She started her singing career with Hollywood Records in 2014 and released her first single in the same year. We celebrate her birthday and career journey here.
Sabrina Annlynn Carpenter, widely known as just Sabrina Carpenter, has had a passion for singing since she was a little girl. When she was just 10 years old, Carpenter created her own videos of herself singing and posted them to YouTube. Born on May 11, 1999, in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, she has three older sisters. She is the niece of Nancy Cartwright, who is also an American actress and filmmaker. Her first singing accomplishment as a child was when she took part in “The Next Miley Project,” a singing contest hosted by Miley Cyrus. Carpenter was placed third in the contest.
Her acting career began in 2011 when she landed a guest role in the popular crime series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” as a rape victim, and became well-known for her recurring role in “The Goodwin Games” as Chloe Goodwin in 2012. The star’s career breakthrough as an actress and singer came in 2014 when she starred in “Girl Meets World,” a Disney Channel series, as Maya Hart. In addition to acting in the series, she also used her singing talent and featured in the series theme song called ‘Take On The World.’ The series aired from 2014 until 2017.
Within the same year, Carpenter signed with Hollywood Records and released her debut single ‘Can’t Blame a Girl for Trying,’ which she received a ‘Radio Disney Music Award’ for in 2015. Her very first album, “Eyes Wide Open” was released in 2015, and her second album “Evolution” was released in 2016. While flourishing in her singing career with Hollywood Records, Carpenter starred in several films such as “Horns” in 2013, “Adventures in Babysitting” in 2016, “The Hate U Give” in 2018, and “The Short History of the Long Road” in 2019.
With her rising acting and singing career, she was listed in “Nylon Magazine’s Top 25 Gen Z’ers Changing The World” in 2018. In 2019, she embarked on her Singular Tour in Florida where she performed three of her songs, and later, released numerous singles. Within the same year, she starred in Netflix’s “Tall Girl” as well as its sequel, “Tall Girl 2” in 2022.
In 2021, Carpenter ended her contract with Hollywood Records and signed with Island Records, where she released her 2021 single “Skin,” which was ranked number 48 on Billboard’s Hot 100, making it her first Billboard entry. In 2022, she released another single called ‘Fast Times.’
Carpenter gets a guest role in the crime series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
Carpenter lands her first recurring role in “The Goodwin Games” and gains recognition.
Carpenter releases her first album with Hollywood Records called “Eyes Wide Open.”
Carpenter releases her second album called “Evolution.”
Carpenter ends her contract with Hollywood Records and signs with Island Records.
Her single ‘Skin’ is ranked number 48 on Billboard’s Hot 100, making it her first Billboard entry.
Why We Love Sabrina Carpenter
She held onto her childhood talent
Growing up, she never neglected her talent and love for singing. She’s an inspiration to all children to never neglect their talents and to pursue their childhood dreams.
She has an incredible voice and acting skills
Carpenter’s two major talents landed her the roles in several movies and series, and the release of multiple singles. Her fans (and we) love her for it!
She donates her artwork to charity
Sabrina has another talent, which is painting. She has sold several of her artworks at charity auctions.
5 Surprising Facts
She’s a lover of three foods
Carpenter shared that if she were to be stranded on an island, the top three foods she’d choose to survive on are chocolate cake, mac and cheese, and broccoli.
She writes her own songs
Many singers have ghostwriters for their music, however, Carpenter writes and sings her own songs.
She loves painting
Besides singing and acting, she is a talented painter and enjoys it as a hobby.
Her favorite character role is Maya
Carpenter shares that her role as Maya in “Girl Meets World” will always be one of her favorite roles in her acting career.
She was homeschooled
Carpenter was homeschooled until the age of 13.
Sabrina Carpenter FAQs
Who are Sabrina Carpenter’s parents?
Her parents are Elizabeth and David Carpenter.
What does Sabrina Carpenter call her fans?
Carpenter refers to her fan base as ‘Carpenters.’
Is Sabrina Carpenter naturally blonde?
Carpenter is naturally blonde but has golden highlights.
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