Olivia Sanabia is an American actress who is popularly known for playing the character of ‘Kelly Quinn’ in the fantasy comedy series ‘Just Add Magic’. She was also appreciated for her acting performance as ‘Charlotte Wrather’ in the adventure comedy series, ‘Coop and Cami Ask the World’. in addition, Sanabia has appeared in several short films as well as television shows. She began her career by appearing in guest roles before getting her big break. She was nominated at the Young Artist Awards for the Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress after impressing the audiences and industry critics with her work in ‘Just Add Magic’. Sanabia has also managed to get roles in the film industry following her remarkable performances on television. She has appeared in Elizabeth Blake-Thomas’ directorial venture, the comedy-drama film, ‘Pretty Outrageous’.
Olivia Sanabia started her acting career in 2011, at the age of eight, with the role of a young girl in the adventure comedy film ‘Tangled Up in Blue’. The film was written and directed by Sampson B. Vega and received positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience. She appeared in three short films in 2012: ‘Let Your Light Shine’, ‘How Jimmy Got Leverage’ and ‘Mood’. She then appeared in the television show ‘The Birthday Boys’ in two episodes over two consecutive years. In 2014, Sanabia portrayed the roles of ‘Millie’ and ‘Becca’ in ‘Sam & Cat’ and ‘Extant’, respectively.
Sanabia appeared in a series of guest roles in a number of television shows, including ‘Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn’ as ‘Jill Milbank’ and ‘Life in Pieces’ as ‘Kylie’. She also appeared in two short films titled ‘Broken Wings’ and ‘Dennis’ before getting her big break on television.
In 2016, Olivia Sanabia was picked for the role of ‘Kelly Quinn’ in the family drama show ‘Just Add Magic’. The show was based on Cindy Callaghan’s book of the same title. It also featured Abby Donnelly, Aubrey Miller, Judah Bellamy, Catia Ojeda, Andrew Burlinson, Dee Wallace, and Amy Hill. Sanabia is among the lead characters in the series and has been a regular for three seasons. In 2015, her work in the series was appreciated with a nomination at the Young Artist Awards.
In 2018, Sanabia began appearing in the comedy television series ‘Coop & Cami Ask the World’, created by Jamie McLaughlin and Boyce Bugliari. She portrays the character of ‘Charlotte Wrather’ and appears alongside Dakota Lotus, Ruby Rose, Albert Tsai, and Paxton Booth.
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Family & Personal Life
Olivia Shae Sanabia was born in Corona, Southern California, on 13 April 2003. She attended Santiago High School. She has a keen interest in music and loves to sing! In fact, she has been singing since the age of two. Sanabia had appeared in many commercials for Nickelodeon, Ford, and Disney during her early days. She has an older sister named Savannah Sanabia.