Victoria Justice is a versatile actress and musician. The 21-year-old, originally from Hollywood, FL, currently stars in the MTV series “Eye Candy.” The cyber-thriller is based on R.L. Stine’s best-seller. Victoria stars as Lindy, a tech genius who, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, starts to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. Teaming with a band of hackers, Lindy works to solve the murders while unleashing her own style of justice on the streets of New York.
Victoria will also star as Naomi in the indie romantic comedy “Naomi + Ely’s No Kiss LReigndeer Entertainmentist.” The story is based on the young adult novel of the same name from the duo of Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, who also wrote “Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist.” The characters are incoming NYU freshmen and childhood neighbors, who have been in love with one another their whole lives. Their bond is tested when they both fall for the same guy.
Next, she will star in the high school comedy “The Outskirts,” based on a script from last year’s Black List of the best unproduced screenplays.
Victoria starred in her own hit Nickelodeon series, “Victorious.” She played the musically talented “Tori Vega,” who unexpectedly finds herself navigating life as a student at an elite performing arts high school. Throughout the show’s duration, Victorious was the #1 live action comedy series in it’s time slot on all TV, with kids 6-17, reaching 40.4 Million kids, teens and tweens each quarter. Victorious also won “Favorite TV Show” at the Kids Choice Awards in 2012 and 2013.
Victoria is also a successful recording artist. Her vocal talents are showcased on the Victorious soundtracks. The first soundtrack debuted at #5 on the Top 200 charts and #2 on the Pop Charts in its first week. Plus, she has sold more than 3 Million singles to date.
In Summer 2012, Victoria embarked on her first solo tour, “Make It In America,” which stopped in 17 cities, performing for over 100,00 fans. She continued touring in 2013 on the “Summer Break Tour” and played to over 200,000 fans.
Victoria’s feature film credits include Screen Gems’ “The First Time,” and Paramount Pictures’ “Fun Size.” Television credits include Nickelodeon’s “iCarly” and “Zoey 101,” as well as guest appearances on “The Penguins of Madagascar,” “The Troop,” “Everwood,” and “Gilmore Girls.”
Along with her major roles in television and movies, Victoria can also add philanthropist to her resume. The actress and recording artist has been a Girl Up Champion since the campaign launched in 2010. In 2011, Justice joined Girl Up on a trip to Guatemala where she was so inspired that she wrote the song “Girl Up.” The music video contains footage from her experience in Guatemala, and was played at concerts during her summer tours.
Victoria has been nominated for Teen Choice and Kids’ Choice Awards, an NAACP Image Award, an ALMA award, as well as an Imagen Foundation Award. She continues to keep up her social media influence with over 26 million followers combined.