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Naomi Scott (born 6 May 1993)[1] is a British actress and singer. She starred as Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger, in the 2017 Power Rangers film, co-starred as Maddy Shannon in the science fiction drama series Terra Nova, and starred as Mohini "Mo" Banjaree in the Disney Channel original film Lemonade Mouth and as Megan in the TV series Life Bites. In 2015 Scott was named a Screen International Star of Tomorrow. She is set to play Princess Jasmine in the live-action remake of Aladdin.[2] In July 2018, Sony Pictures Entertainment confirmed that Scott will star as one of the three lead 'Angels' in the new 2019 Elizabeth Banks directed reboot film of Charlie's Angels, along with Kristen Stewart and Ella Balinska.

Naomi Scott
Naomi Scott.jpg
Scott in July 2016
Born
Naomi Grace Scott

(1993-05-06) 6 May 1993 (age 26)
London, England
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2008–present
Spouse(s)
Jordan Spence (m. 2014)
Websitenaomiscottmusic.com

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Early lifeEdit

Scott was born in Hounslow, London.[3] Her mother, born in Uganda and of Gujarati Indian descent, emigrated to England at a young age, whilst her father Christopher is of English descent.[3][4][5] Scott also has an older brother, Joshua.[6] Both her parents are pastors at the Bridge Church, Woodford in Redbridge, North East London.[7] Scott has participated in missionary and outreach work.[4] She also attended Davenant Foundation School in Loughton, Essex.

CareerEdit

Scott began her singing career with the Bridge Church Youth Band. She attended Davenant Foundation School and performed regularly in school musicals and drama productions. She was later discovered by British pop singer Kéllé Bryan from the girl group Eternal, who signed her as a client. She went to work with British songwriters and producers Xenomania.[4]

Her first major acting role was a Disney Channel UK series Life Bites. In 2010, she was cast as Mohini "Mo" Banjaree in the 2011 Disney Channel original film Lemonade Mouth, her first role in an American production.[8] That same year, she was cast as Maddy Shannon, in the science-fiction series Terra Nova which premiered in September 2011 on Fox.[9] The series was not renewed for a second season.[10] In 2013, Scott appeared in the music video for the song "Hurricane", by her Lemonade Mouth co-star Bridgit Mendler. In August 2014, she independently released her debut EP Invisible Division.[11] Scott was cast as Ryoko in Ridley Scott's The Martian. She filmed her scenes but they were removed from the final cut.[12] Screen International selected Scott as one of their 2015 Stars of Tomorrow. In October 2015, she was cast in a co-leading role as Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger, in Power Rangers (2017), the film adaptation of the TV series of the same name. The film was released on 24 March 2017, and earned Scott her first Teen Choice Award nomination.[13] In July 2017, Scott was cast as Princess Jasmine in a live-action remake of Aladdin.[14][15]

In July 2018, it was confirmed that Scott will star as one of the three lead 'Angels' in the new 2019 Elizabeth Banks directed reboot film of Charlie's Angels.[16]

Personal lifeEdit

In June 2014, she married English footballer Jordan Spence after four years of dating and originally meeting at her parents' church.[17][18]

FilmographyEdit

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2015 The 33 Escarlette Sepulveda
2015 The Martian Ryoko Scenes cut; extended version only[19]
2017 Power Rangers Kimberly Hart / Pink Ranger
2019 Aladdin Princess Jasmine
2019 Charlie's Angels Elena Houghlin Post-production
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008–2009 Life Bites Megan Main role
2011 Lemonade Mouth Mohini "Mo" Banjaree Television film
2011 Terra Nova Maddy Shannon Main role
2013 By Any Means Vanessa Velasquez Episode: "3"
2015–2016 Lewis Sahira Desai Recurring role (season 9)

DiscographyEdit

Extended playsEdit

List of EPs
Title Details
Invisible Division[11]
Promises[20]
  • Release date: 5 August 2016
  • Format: Digital download
  • Label: Independent
Vows n/a

SinglesEdit

As main artist
Year Title Album
2014 "Motions"[21] Invisible Division
2016 "Lover's Lies"[22] Promises
2017 "Vows"[23] Vows
2018 "Irrelevant"
(featuring Nick Brewer)
Vows
So Low / Undercover[24] n/a
As featured artist
List of singles, with selected chart positions
Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US
[25]
US
Heat

[25]
UK
[26]
2011 "Breakthrough"
(among Lemonade Mouth cast)
88 11 200 Lemonade Mouth
2014 "Fall From Here"[27]
(Nick Brewer featuring Naomi Scott)
Four Miles Further
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Other appearancesEdit

Year Title Other artist(s) Album
2011 "She's So Gone" n/a Lemonade Mouth
"More Than a Band" Lemonade Mouth cast Lemonade Mouth
"Livin' on a High Wire" Lemonade Mouth cast Lemonade Mouth

Music videosEdit

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Year Title Artist(s) Director Ref.
As lead artist
2014 "Motions" Naomi Scott Peter Szewczyk [28]
2017 "Lover's Lies" Naomi Scott Daniel Cummings [29]
"Vows" Naomi Scott Naomi Scott [30]
As featured artist
2014 "Fall From Here" Nick Brewer Matthew Walker [31]
Guest appearances
2013 "Hurricane" Bridgit Mendler Robert Hales [32]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Nominated work Award Category Result Ref.
2017 Power Rangers Teen Choice Awards Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actress Nominated [33]

NotesEdit

A^ : "She's So Gone" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 3 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ YxYA, Hillsong (23 May 2018). "Naomi Scott interview with the Youth x Young Adult RADIO". Youtube. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  2. ^ "'Aladdin': Disney Casts Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott". Variety. 15 July 2017. Archived from the original on 15 July 2017. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Naomi Scott plays Jasmine in Aladdin 2019". Metro. Archived from the original on 10 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  4. ^ a b c "NAOMI SCOTT 'Mohini (Mo) Banarjee'". Disney Channel Medianet. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
  5. ^ Barker, Lynn (11 April 2011). "Lemonade Mouth Actors Talk Music and More!". Kidz World. Archived from the original on 23 March 2016. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Leadership - The Bridge Church". Archived from the original on 29 March 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  7. ^ "The Bridge Church Woodford". Archived from the original on 7 September 2011.
  8. ^ Wesley, Tommy (14 April 2011). "Meet the Girls of Lemonade Mouth: Naomi Scott". Archived from the original on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
  9. ^ Lachonis, Jon (11 January 2011). "FOX Unleashes Terra Nova Promo Pics". Archived from the original on 14 January 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
  10. ^ "Terra Nova Cancelled by Fox - Ratings". TV by the Numbers. 6 March 2012. Archived from the original on 23 July 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  11. ^ a b "Invisible Division - EP". iTunes Store. 30 May 2011. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  12. ^ Jimmy Kimmel (host) Naomi Scott (guest). Naomi Scott on Being in The Martian with Matt Damon. Archived from the original on 23 March 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2017. Clip from "Dave Chappelle, Naomi Scott, Music from Weezer". Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Season 15. Episode 38. 21 March 2017. ABC. Archived from the original on 24 March 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  13. ^ Perry, Spencer (8 October 2015). "Naomi Scott is the Pink Ranger in Lionsgate's Power Rangers Reboot!". comingsoon.net. Archived from the original on 25 January 2016. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  14. ^ Perry, Spencer (15 July 2017). "Disney's Live-Action Aladdin Cast Revealed!". comingsoon.net. Archived from the original on 16 July 2017. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  15. ^ "'Aladdin': Disney Announces Live-Action Cast Including Will Smith As Genie". Access Hollywood. Archived from the original on 17 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  16. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (26 July 2018). "'Charlie's Angels': Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott Confirmed With Ella Balinska Set To Star In Elizabeth Banks-Directed Reboot". Deadline. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
  17. ^ "@NaomiScott, love you more..." Jordan Spence on Twitter.[non-primary source needed]
  18. ^ "<3". naomiscottmusic on Instagram. Archived from the original on 9 March 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  19. ^ Jimmy Kimmel (host) Naomi Scott (guest). Naomi Scott on Being in The Martian with Matt Damon. Archived from the original on 23 March 2017. Clip from "Dave Chappelle, Naomi Scott, Music from Weezer". Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Season 15. Episode 38. 21 March 2017. ABC. Archived from the original on 24 March 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  20. ^ "Promises - EP". iTunes Store. 30 May 2011. Archived from the original on 24 September 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  21. ^ "Introducing… Naomi Scott with Her Brand New Single 'Motions'". Maximum Pop Magazine. 13 May 2010. Archived from the original on 26 October 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  22. ^ "Naomi Scott notes her 'Lover's Lies' on new single [405 Premiere]". The Four oh Five. 13 May 2010. Archived from the original on 8 June 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  23. ^ "Vows - Single by Naomi Scott on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Archived from the original on 1 October 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  24. ^ "So Low / Undercover - Single by Naomi Scott". Apple Music. iTunes Store (US). Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  25. ^ a b "Billboard Chart History: Bridgit Medler". Billboard. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  26. ^ "UK Singles Chart - Breakthrough". UK Charts. Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  27. ^ "Premiere: Nick Brewer and Naomi Scott in 'Fall From Here' music video". Digital Spy. 13 May 2010. Archived from the original on 29 August 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  28. ^ "Naomi Scott 'Motions' by Peter Szewczyk". Promo News. 30 May 2011. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  29. ^ "Naomi Scott - Lover's Lies". VEVO. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  30. ^ "Naomi Scott - Vows". VEVO. Archived from the original on 15 November 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  31. ^ "Nick Brewer - Fall From Here ft. Naomi Scott". VEVO. 30 May 2011. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  32. ^ "Bridgit Mendler - Hurricane (Official Video) - YouTube". 12 April 2013. Archived from the original on 2 August 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016 – via YouTube.
  33. ^ "Teen Choice 2017 Award Nominees Include A Few Duds". Screen Rant. 19 June 2017. Archived from the original on 21 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.

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