Meet the Disney Channel Star Piper Curda: Age, Career, Wiki

Who is Piper Curda?

Piper Joy Curda was born on 16 August 1997 under the zodiac sign of Leo, in Tallahassee, Florida USA. She is a 26-year-old actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Kennedy in “A.N.T. Farm” (2013-2014), playing Jasmine Kang in “I Didn’t Do It” (2014-2015), and featuring as Grace Ho in “Youth & Consequences” (2018). She is also known as a singer.

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How rich is she? Piper Curda’s Net Worth

As of the latter part of 2023, Piper’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million; acquired through her involvement in the film industry, which spans over 15 years and is marked by her impressive portfolio which includes more than 30 acting credits since she embarked on her acting journey back in 2008. Additionally, she has increased her fortune through her engagement in the music industry.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Piper was born in Tallahassee, but she spent her formative year in Chicago, Illinois, where she was raised by her father, Stephen K. Curda, a Brigadier General in the US Army Reserve, and her mother, Dr. Leslie Curda, who’s a professor at Northcentral University. She is the second youngest of five siblings – Riley, Major, Glory and Saylor are also actors. Her father is of Korean and American descent, while her mother hails from Scotland, so Piper belongs to a mixed ethnic group, while her nationality is American. In terms of her religion, she identifies herself as a Christian.

Speaking about her education, she attended Baker Demonstration School, located in Wilmette, Illinois, and run by National-Louis University. She later enrolled in Wheaton College, from which she obtained her BA degree in Interpersonal Communication in 2019.

Career Beginnings

Piper launched her acting career at the age of nine  alongside her elder sister Riley, making her debut in the stage production of “The King And I” at the Drury Lane Theater, London. Following this, she dedicated herself to refining her acting skills, participating in various local productions as well as making notable appearances in commercials. Her talent eventually led her to secure the significant role of Roly Poly in the national tour of Broadway’s “The 101 Dalmatians Musical”, produced by Luis Alvarez and directed by Jerry Zaks. – she was only 12 years old at the time.

She then expanded her career to the big screen, making an uncredited appearance as a neighborhood kid in Alfredo De Villa’s 2008 comedy “Nothing Like The Holidays”.

Three years later, Piper transitioned to TV, making a small appearance as Ella Mendez in an episode of the highly popular NBC crime drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. The same year, she took another guest role as Alice in an episode of the ABC medical comedy-drama series “Body Of Proof”.

Rise to Fame

From 2011 to 2012, Piper was cast as Casey in the web series “Rule The Mix”, sharing the screen with Hudson Thames and Saylor Bell. It was followed by her guest appearances as Bethany and Leyna in the two episodes of the ABC sitcom “Malibu Country” (2012) and as Megan in an episode of the TNT crime drama series “Rizzoli & Isles” (2013). Concurrently, she worked on two made-for-TV films, featuring as Meghan in Sean McNamara’s 2012 family film “Shmagreggie Saves the World”, and playing Fiona in Ernie Barbarash’s 2013 romance “Reading Writing & Romance”.

Her first animation endeavor came when she lent her voice to the recurring character of Debby Kang in Disney XD’s series “Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja”, which ran from 2012 to 2015. At the same time, Piper portrayed Kennedy Van Buren in the third season of the Disney Channel teen sitcom “A.N.T. Farm”, broadcast in 2013 to 2014. Starring alongside young actors like Sierra McCormick, Jack Short and China Anne McClain, the show follows middle-schoolers who participate in the Advanced Natural Talent (A.N.T.) program at a local high school. It was very successful among children’s audiences, contributing enormously to Piper’s rising fame.

Worldwide Recognition as a Disney Channel Star

Piper gained worldwide popularity when her involvement with Disney Channel expanded further, as she was chosen to play the main role of Jasmine Kang in its teen sitcom “I Didn’t Do It”, premiering in January 2014 and aired until October 2015. The ensemble included such notable actors as Olivia Holt, Austin North, Sarah Gilman and Peyton Clark in leading roles. The series follows two sisters and their three best friends during their freshman year in high school; her sister Saylor portrayed the younger version of her character in the sitcom. Thereafter, Piper continued to work with Disney Channel over the next years, guest-starring as Kathy Kan in the episode “Kathy Kan-a-Rooney” of the comedy series “Liv & Maddie” (2014), and featuring as Alyssa in Jeffrey Hornaday’s made-for-TV film “Teen Beach 2” (2015), a sequel to the 2013 hit “Teen Beach Movie”.

Continued Success

Piper’s next role which brought her major success came in 2017, when she  was cast as Audrey in the original coming-of-age comedy web TV series “Just Another Nice Guy”, broadcast on YouTube. Simultaneously, she played Tera Freeman in the fantasy adventure film “School Spirits”, followed by her next main role starring as Grace Ho in “Youth & Consequences”, a comedy-drama streaming TV series created by Jason Ubaldi and broadcast on YouTube Red in 2018, and sharingd the screen with esteemed talents including Sean Grandillo, Anna Akana and Katie Sarife, among others.

Two years later, Piper got a chance to play Mallory in the supernatural horror “The Wretched”, written and directed by the Pierce Brothers.  The film garnered attention for grossing over $4 million against its modest budget of approximately $65,000. Following this, she made an appearance as Kayla in the fifth installment of “American Pie Presents” film series, entitled “American Pie Presents: Girls’ Rules”, which was released on DVD in 2020.

Recent Projects

In 2022, Piper seized several major opportunities in film and TV. She took the recurring role of Jen in the fourth season of the CW fantasy drama series “Legacies”, and portrayed Syd in the comedy film “Never Better”. Following this, she guest-starred in such TV series as “Raven’s Home”, “NCIS: Los Angeles”, and “The Flash”, to name a few. In 2023, she was cast as Gia in Chris Spencer’s film directing debut “Back On The Strip”, which stars Gary Owen, Wesley Snipes, and J. B. Smoove, and played Honor Atherton-Yu in Todd Haynes’ critically-acclaimed drama film “May December”, along with Natalie Portman and Christine Vachon. Most recently, she featured as Spike in another 2013 film, entitled “Showdown At The Grand”, sharing the screen with Terrence Howard and Dolph Lundgren.

Music Career

In addition to her accomplishments in the acting world, Piper gained fame in the music industry as a notable musician and singer. Her first single “Losing You” made its debut on 15 January 2014, accompanied by the release of its official music video later that month. Moreover, she has also issued several other tracks, such as “Messing With My Head”, “Happy”, “Letting Go”, and “Taking Me Higher”. She’s actuslly a huge fan of country music.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Piper has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 1in (1.55m), and weighs around 112lbs (51kgs), with vital statistics of 33-27-34, bra size 32B, dress size 8 (US), and shoe size 6 (US).

Personal Life

Speaking about her dating history, Piper was romantically involved with her “I Didn’t Do It” co-star Austin North in 2014. The following year, she allegedly dated actor Jake Short, who appeared next to her in “A.N.T. Farm”. She was also in relationships with Caleb Stanley (2016) and Troy Ogletree (2016-2019). There were also some rumors that she dated Filipino-American actor Alden Richards, but neither of them confirmed or denied it.

Furthermore, Piper once shared with her fans that she belongs to the asexual spectrum. In addition to her orientation, she also embraces a non-binary identity, choosing the ‘she/they’ pronouns on her official Instagram account, ‘pippiphooray1’. Her current relationship status is a mystery.

Trivia

During her leisure time, Piper enjoys reading, and her favorite book series is “The Heroes of Olympus”, written by Rick Riordan. Her other hobbies include spending time with her family and friends and traveling.

One of her favorite movies is “Frozen”.

Her favorite color is red.

She likes donuts, cheesecake, and cranberry juice.

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