Malese Jow Biography
Birthday: February 18, 1991 (Aquarius)
Born In: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Malese Jow, also known as Melise, is an American actor, singer, and songwriter, best known for portraying ‘Geena Fabiano’ in the ‘Nickelodeon’ teen sitcom ‘Unfabulous’ and ‘Anna,’ a teenage vampire, in ‘The CW’ teen drama ‘The Vampire Diaries.’ Born in Oklahoma, she spent her later childhood in California. She began her career as a singer at age 6, singing at local events and opening acts for singers such as Brenda Lee and Rodney Lay. In 2002, she won four rounds of ‘PAX-TV’s ‘Next Big Star.’ After a few appearances as a child artist, she began her acting career in 2004, as ‘Geena Fabiano’ in ‘Nickelodeon’s ‘Unfabulous,’ which earned her a few award nominations. This was followed by several roles of teenagers in films and series such as ‘Bratz: The Movie,’ ‘iCarly,’ and ‘Hannah Montana.’ She made a smooth transition from being a successful teen artist to acting in more serious roles. Her work in films such as ‘The Social Network,’ ‘Plastic,’ and ‘I Wrote This for You’ and in series such as ‘Big Time Rush,’ ‘Star-Crossed,’ and ‘The Flash’ was appreciated. Jow has also appeared in music videos and has released a single of her own. She was included on the ‘Maxim Hot 10’ list in 2015.