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Demi Singleton        

Child Actress Known for Playing a Young Serena Williams in 'King Richard'

Demi Singleton is a child actress, singer and dancer originally from New Orleans, LA. She moved to New York City at the age of three and began training in the arts with New York's finest teachers in music, dance and acting. She has studied classical ballet since the age of three and began playing the cello when she was four. Singleton studied at a rigorous music conservatory for children in Brooklyn, NY for 6 years where she learned to play instruments by ear through the Suzuki Method.

At nine, she attended a Broadway musical featuring child performers and decided that she also wanted to pursue a career as a stage performer. At ten years old, she joined the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "School of Rock- The Musical" on Broadway for nearly a year before joining Disney's "The Lion King" on Broadway as Young Nala. Before leaving "The Lion King", Singleton joined the cast of "Godfather of Harlem", led by Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker, as his character's granddaughter (Margaret Johnson).

Singleton was recently cast as Serena Williams in the Will Smith led Warner Bros. biopic "King Richard" which tells the story of how tennis super stars Serena and Venus Williams rose to success from the planning and coaching of their father, Richard Williams.

Singleton enjoys listening to pop, jazz, and hip-hop, traveling the world and learning about different cultures and languages. She is studying Mandarin, learning Spanish and looks forward to learning many more languages. Her family is from the Central American country of Honduras and the West Indian island of Dominica. She hopes to one day become a philanthropist to aid in world hunger, poverty and childhood education in the arts. She most enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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