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There are many stars that we know since they were kids, either as actors, singers, and other things. Same is the story of Francesca Capaldi. The young star came to fame for her role in Disney’s Dog with a Blog. Now getting her fair share of the fame, here are things to know about the child actress.
Francesca Capaldi’s Biography Age
It was as Francesca Angelucci Capaldi that the actress was born on June 8th, 2004 in La Jolla, San Diego, California. Of British and Italian descent, she was brought up in California.
Although the school she attends is not known, she is said to have had a childhood that is not out of the ordinary as she attends a local school in her home state of California.
One of those kids born for the stars, her parents began preparing for her to reach the skies from an early stage by signing her to a talent agency when she was still an infant. This was after they were contacted by an agent of Jet Set Models after sighting her hair.
Looking at her acting career which is what has brought her to the limelight, Francesca Capaldi began acting even before the age of ten when she got a role in the series ANT Farm as well as in the hit comedy How I Met Your Mother. While she only got to play very little roles, they were still important in starting the career of the star who was at the time only 7 years old.
Just a year later, she got to be a part of what would remain one of her biggest works still with a major role in The Dog With a Blog. The series would run from that point until 2015 when it came to an unexpected end just 3 years after a good start. After this, she got to be in an episode of Jessie where she took the role of Madeline.
While she has become famous with the series, she has also acted in a few movies such as 3 Day Test (2012), The Dog Who Saved Summer (2015), The Peanuts Movie (2015), and Max 2: White House Hero (2017).
For ANT FARM, Francesca Capaldi got nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress Ten and Under at the Young Artist Awards.
Family Life of Francesca Capaldi
Capaldi is from a very little family that has just herself, her father Anthony Capaldi, and her mother Gina Capaldi. Her father is a salesperson while her mother used to work as a pharmaceutical sales rep. What this means is that she was not raised in a family that is into showbiz.
She has neither a brother nor a sister. Her grandparents, Benito F. Capaldi and Rosina Giusti are from Italy. Her maternal grandfather is also Italian.
Height and Weight
Young and pretty, Francesca Capaldi is still growing. For now, she has a height of 4 feet (1.41 m) and her weight is 35 kg (77 pounds). She has dark brown eyes and her hair is red.
Facts about Francesca Capaldi
- The Dog with a Blog star now resides in Carlsbad, California, with her family.
- The actress has a massive amount of followership on social media sites including Instagram where she has close to 3 million followers, Twitter where she has close to 150 thousand followers, and Facebook where she has gathered up to 120 thousand likes.
- Even though many of us would come to know her as an actress, she actually began as a child model who has appeared in a good number of TV commercials.
- An appearance in Mott’s apple juice commercial was one of her earliest roles in TV commercials. She appeared alongside popular actress, Marcia Cross who also has red hair. Capaldi starred as a daughter to the actress.
- When she was only a year and a month old, she made an appearance in Sesame Street. This would become her first job.
- She has been a victim of bullying on social media where people attack her for no reasons, just as there are others that impersonate her.
- As it is with many other actresses, Francesca is very busy and she sometimes travels for very long hours if she has some engagements to take care of.