Britney Young

Britney Young

Date Of BirthJune 2, 1988
Age31 years 11 months 28 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthTokyo, Japan
Zodiac SignGemini
Professions Singer , Production Executive , Actress

Personal Information
Religion Christianity
Languages Japanese , English
Nationality American
EthnicityMultiracial
ComplexionFair
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Weight114 KG
251 lbs
Figure TypeOval
Body Type Large
Family Information
Mother Fred Young
Brother Dom Young (younger)
Sister Nicole Young (younger)
Nephew Kai James Romero
Aunt Deneen Bozeman (Maternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelor of Arts (USC School of Cinematic Arts)
Education(School) American public school
Alma MaterUniversity of Southern California
Career Information
Debut (Movies) Savages (2012)
Susan 313 (2012) (TV movie)
Years Active 2012-
Debut (TV) The Mentalist
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Hobbiesswimming
Reading
Dancing
Favorite Actress Raven Symone
Favorite Sports Teams New York Giants
Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite Artists Beyonce
The Rock
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileBritney Young Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileBritney Young Instagram Profile
Reddit ProfileBritney Young Reddit Profile
More Information
Friends Haley Kristine
Marquel
Inspirations Melissa McCarthy
Ashley Graham
Rebel Wilson
Hunter McGrady
Leslie Jones
Celebrity Crush Zac Efron
Trainers Shauna Duggins (stunts coordinator)
Chavo Guerrero Jr.

Biography

Britney Young is an American movie & TV actress. She is popular as Carmen Wade in the comedy drama series "GLOW"- a female pro-wrestling drama based on the 1990s show.

She has appeared as- Nicky Warner in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2016-2018), Little Debbie in Those Who Can't (2016).

Recently she has appeared in- "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television" as Mia, in "Adam Ruins Everything" as a Olympic Game Watcher.

Childhood - Family

Britney Marie Young [5] was born on June 2nd, 1988 in Tokyo, Japan to an American couple, a white mother named Fred Young and an African American father. She lived there with her parents till she was 9 years old. The family moved to Eagle River, Alaska afterwards. She was brought up in Eagle River, Alaska; in a place between the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson & Chugach State Park in the Chugach Mountain.

Mixed ancestry: she & family attracted lot of attention in her hometown. Her father is a 6 feet 4 inches large black man, while mother a 5 foot blonde haired white woman. She recollects the old times in her glamour interview- "If I wasn’t being bullied about my weight, I'd get heckled about being biracial."

She has a sister named Nicole Young and a brother in Dom Young, both the siblings are younger to Britney Young.

Britney Young's siblings- brother and sister

[ Britney Young's siblings- brother and sister ]

Her father is a former basketball player, he played for the Mountain View Tigers.

Britney Young family: Brother Dom, Sister Nicole, Mother Fred and father

[Britney Young family: Brother Dom, Sister Nicole, Mother Fred and father ]

Education

She studied in Japan until the age of 9. When her parents returned to the United States she joined a local school at Eagle River, Alaska. She initially faced bad bullying at middle school. Of the bad times she had in middle school, Britney says- "There are two years of my life where I wholeheartedly felt like I was unworthy & not enough. I call these two years hell, but to others they are called middle school".

However she managed to win hearts of her peers over the years, she even became friends of her former bullies through her confidence and determination [5]. She became a class president, she was nominated the homecoming princess for 3 years and was also nominated the most spirited in the school. She was into volleyball & cheerleading at her high school. "I had a great time in high school" says Britney with a smile on her face. [3]

 

Interesting Facts

 

Career

When Britney got interested in acting, she asked her actor friends for advice, her friend Marquel gave her a role in the web series, it helped Britney get a manager and from there to book auditions.

Glow

Audition: Britney was asked to attend the audition without makeup, in the casual dress. That excited Britney, she felt comfortable with the project. After attending her first audition for GLOW, she felt she hadn't done her best, and was doubtful of a callback, in fact she had called her talent agent in the afternoon to apologize for not giving her best, but to her surprise she got the callback in the evening and was asked to perform in front of the show's creators and producers, she gave a very satisfying second audition and fulfilled the expectations of the casting directors (Jen Euston was one) in the next auditions. "I walked out of that audition and knew it was mine" said Britney confident of her performance.

Preparation: She wasn't particularly fond of Wrestling before signing up for the role in GLOW, however, because of her dedication for the role she watched all the episodes from the 1990s show to learn about the series as well as to prepare for her role as Carmen Wade (called with the name "Machu Picchu" ). she went down the "youtube rabbit hole" and explored everything there was to know about the series. She gradually learned wrestling and has grown fond of the sport over the years.

Britney and the team (Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Britt Baron, Sydelle Noel, Kate Nash, Gayle Rankin..) were trained in the sport of wrestling for four months prior to the actual shooting of the series. It was tiring and taxing at first, as the shooting started they started appreciating the value of pre-shoot training.

Dedication: Even before her role was confirmed she was asked for a stunt audition, that didn't give her the insurance cover, Britney still went ahead, she wanted to leave an impression regardless of whether the role was her's or not. She asked the stunt coordinator Shauna Duggins to jump into her arms (which Shauna did) and caught her comfortably. Later the wrestling coordinator Chavo Guerrero asked her to lift him, she did that too with ease, Britney thinks that sealed the deal. [2]

Accident: she had a bruise while shooting the skating scene for an episode of GLOW.

 

Filmography

Movies List

Year Movie Character Comment
2018 Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Gateway Chosen By the Holy Storsh Cultist  
2015 Discount Fitness Donna TV Movie; based on the series

 

TV Series List

Year Series Character Comment
2017-2019 GLOW Carmen Wade Main role; 30 episodes
2019 Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Televisionv Mia "For Your Inconsideration" (Season 2 Episode 6)
2019 Adam Ruins Everything Olympic Game Watcher "Adam Ruins Games" (Season 3 Episode 3)
2016-2018 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Nicky Warner "I'm Back at Camp with Josh!" (Season 1 Episode 10); "I Want to Be Here", "I Will Help You" (Season 4 Episode 1,7)
2018 The Librarians Aurora "And Some Dude Named Jeff" (Season 4 Episode 10)
2016 Those Who Can't Little Debbie 7 episodes
2016 Better Things Merryl "Period" (Season 1 Episode 2)
2015 Discount Fitness Donna "Goal Met" (Season 1 Episode 2)
2015 Raymond & Lane Undercover Cop "A Great Misfortune" (Season 2 Episode 1)
2013 Ana Mead Laniesha Ware  
2013 Stand Up Girls
Slippery Taco
 

 

Short movies List

Year short movie Character Comment
2019 Sign of the Times T also the producer

 

Soundtracks

Year Song Movie/ Series Comment
2018 "What's Your Story?" Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Episode: "I Want to Be Here" (Season 4 Episode 1)
2018 "A Wonderful Guy" Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Episode: "I Want to Be Here" (Season 4 Episode 1)

 

Music videos

Year Song Artist Comment
2017 Swish Swish Katy Perry feat Nicki Minaj

 

Quotes

 

Sources

  1. Britney Young wiki
  2. Wrestling Online interview
  3. Buzzfeed interview
  4. The mothership podcast
  5. Glamour coverage of Britney Young
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