Who is Laila Lockhart?
American actress Laila Lockhart Krainer was born under the zodiac sign Gemini on 29 May 2008, in Boca Raton, Florida USA. She has five acting credits, and is perhaps known best for playing and voicing the lead character Gabby Girl in all 54 episodes of the animated adventure comedy series “Gabby’s Dollhouse”, which also stars Juliet Donenfeld and Tucker Chandler, and was created by Traci Paige Johnson and Jennifer Twomey. It follows Gabby as she’s showing off all the colorful rooms of her magical dollhouse, the series has been airing since 2021, and was nominated for a 2023 Annie Award for Best Animated Television for Preschool Children.
Education and early life
Laila’s being raised in Boca Raton alongside her older brother Malik and sister Aiden, by their American father Shameek Lockhart and British mother Elise; not many details have been disclosed about Laila’s parents because she respects their privacy but it’s believed that her mother’s working at an art gallery, and that her father’s a business consultant.
Laila fell in love with acting at a very early age, and not long after she told her parents that she wanted to become an actress, they began taking her to auditions. She was eight when she made her TV series debut, portraying Young Rainbow in four episodes (2016-2018) of the critically acclaimed comedy “Black-ish”, which starred Marcus Scribner and Anthony Anderson, and which Kenya Barris created. It follows a black man as he’s raising his children in a predominantly white neighborhood, the series aired from 2014 through 2022, and won 74 of the 321 awards for which it was nominated.
Laila enrolled at local high school in 2022, even though it was previously believed that she will be homeschooled so that she could focus on her acting career; she’s set to matriculate in 2026, and most of her fans believe that she won’t be pursuing a college degree.
In 2017, Laila played Kai in five episodes of the crime series “Shots Fired”, which starred Stephen Moyer, Stephan James and Sanaa Lathan, and was created by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. It follows the aftermath of two racially charged shootings; the series won two of its 13 award nominations.
The year 2019 saw Laila play Kid #3 in the episode “Scissors for the Drifter” of the fantasy horror “NOS4A2”, which starred Jahkara Smith, Olafur Darri Olafsson and Ashleigh Cummings, and follows seductive immortal Charlie Manx who feeds off the souls of children, while he’s now discovered that there exists a woman who’s capable of killing him. The series aired in 2019 and 2020, and won two of its five award nominations.
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Laila’s only other acting credit has been playing the lead character Ava Donovan in the 2021 horror film “The Secret of Sinchanee”, which also starred Steven Grayhm, who wrote and directed the film. It follows a truck driver who’s suffering from insomnia, and has now returned to his childhood home to attend his father’s funeral; the film won three of its 11 award nominations.
Presence on the internet
Laila’s active on various social media networks, and is steadily building a fanbase for herself on the internet.
More than 16,000 people are following her on Instagram today, and she’s posted 17 pictures and videos, with most being about the movies and TV series in which she’s appeared; she’s revealed on Instagram that she’s today signed to Clear Talent Group, and is managed by Susan Osser.
Laila launched her Twitter account in July 2017, but has since tweeted only a single time, which is why no people are following her on this network.
Laila’s only recently launched her TikTok account and is yet to post any videos, however, she’s still quite popular on the network as she’s been featured in many videos posted by other people, and these have been watched more than 200,000 times.
She has a Facebook page which is today followed by over 800 people, while all of Laila’s posts combined have amassed more than 600 likes; her most recent update was on 6 January 2022.
Love life and dating
Laila prefers to keep her private life to herself, and thus avoids speaking in public about her parents, siblings and boyfriend whom she might have.
Most of Laila’s fans believe that she’s too young to be dating, however, there are also those who claim that Laila has a crush on her high school friend with whom she’s been seen having ice cream in Boca Raton; it’s believed that the two met in 2022 and have since been best friends, but Laila’s yet to address these rumors.
There are also those who claim that the popular actress isn’t pursuing love as she’s currently focused on her career.
Laila seems to be unattached as of October 2023.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Laila’s a huge lover of animals ,and her favorites are dogs; she has a pet dog Milo and a pet cat Apollo, and they can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures.
She’s passionate about dancing and has been taking lessons for more than five years now.
Laila’s already been to a couple of other states thanks to her acting career, and has fallen in love with travelling; her dream travel destination’s Barcelona, Spain.
She loves to sing, and has revealed that she often sings and dances for her family.
Laila likes to listen to music and her favorite singer is Mariah Carrey, while her favorite song is “Without You”.
She has her own favorite actresses, two of whom are Zendaya, Peyton List and Bailee Madison, and some of her favorite films are “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” and “The Swap”.
Height, age and appearance
Laila’s age is 15. She has brown eyes and long and curly brown hair; she’s 5ft 2ins (1.57m) tall and weighs around 105lbs (48kgs).
Laila’s net worth’s been estimated at over $100,000, as of October 2023.