Naomi Scott

Last updated on 22 November 2017

Naomi Grace Scott (born 6 May 1993) is an English actress and singer. She is known for starring as Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger, in the 2017 Power Rangers movie and co-starring as Maddy Shannon in the science-fiction drama series Terra Nova. Scott also starred as Mohini "Mo" Banarjee in the Disney Channel original movie Lemonade Mouth, and as Megan in TV series Life Bites. She is set to play Princess Jasmine in the live-action remake of Aladdin.[1]

Naomi Scott
Naomi Scott.jpg
Scott in July 2016
Born Naomi Grace Scott
6 May 1993
Hounslow, London, England
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2008–present
Spouse(s) Jordan Spence (m. 2014)
Website naomiscottmusic.com

Personal life

Scott was born on 6 May 1993 in London, England. Her mother, Usha Joshi, was born in Uganda, but is of Indian origin and emigrated to England at a young age, and her father, Christopher Scott, is British.[2][3] Scott also has an older brother, Joshua [4]. Both her parents are pastors at the Bridge Church, Woodford in Redbridge, northeast London.[5] Scott has participated in missionary and outreach work.[2] In June 2014, she married English footballer Jordan Spence after four years of dating.[6][7]

Career

Scott began her singing career with the Bridge Church Youth Band. She attended Davenant Foundation School and performed regularly in school musical and drama productions. She was later discovered by British pop singer Kéllé Bryan from the all-girl band Eternal, who signed her as a client. She went to work with British songwriters and producers Xenomania.[2]

Her first major acting role was a Disney Channel UK series Life Bites. In 2010, she was cast as Mohini "Mo" Banarjee in the 2011 Disney Channel original movie Lemonade Mouth, her first role in an American production.[8] That same year, she was cast as Maddy Shannon, in the science-fiction series Terra Nova which premiered in September 2011 on Fox.[9] The series was not renewed for a second season.[10] In 2013, Scott appeared in the music video for the song "Hurricane", by her Lemonade Mouth co-star Bridgit Mendler. In August 2014, she independently released her debut EP Invisible Division.[11] Scott was cast as Ryoko in Ridley Scott's The Martian. She filmed her scenes but they were removed from the final cut.[12] In October 2015, she was cast in a co-leading role as Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger, in Power Rangers (2017), the film adaptation of the TV series of the same name. The movie was released on 24 March 2017, and earned Scott her first Teen Choice Award nomination.[13] In July 2017, Scott was cast as Princess Jasmine in a live-action remake of Aladdin.[14][15]

Filmography

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Modern/Love Harper Short film
2013 Our Lady of Lourdes Lourdes Short film
2014 Hello, Again Maura Short film
2015 The 33 Escarlette Sepulveda
2015 The Martian Ryoko Scenes cut; extended version only[16]
2017 Power Rangers Kimberly Hart/Pink Ranger
2019 Aladdin Princess Jasmine Filming[15]
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008–2009 Life Bites Megan Main role, 11 episodes
2011 Lemonade Mouth Mohini "Mo" Banarjee Television film
2011 Terra Nova Maddy Shannon Main role, 13 episodes
2013 By Any Means Vanessa Velasquez Episode: "3"
2015–2016 Lewis Sahira Desai Recurring role (season 9)

Discography

Extended plays

List of EPs
Title Details
Invisible Division[11]
Promises[17]
  • Release date: 5 August 2016
  • Format: Digital download
  • Label: Independent

Singles

As main artist
Title Year Album
"Motions"[18] 2014 Invisible Division
"Lover's Lies"[19] 2016 Promises
"Vows"[20] 2017 Non-album single
As featured artist
List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[21]
US
Heat

[21]
UK
[22]
"Breakthrough"
(among Lemonade Mouth cast)
2011 88 11 200 Lemonade Mouth
"Fall From Here"[23]
(Nick Brewer featuring Naomi Scott)
2014 Four Miles Further
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Other appearances

Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"She's So Gone" 2012 N/A Lemonade Mouth
"Here We Go" Lemonade Mouth cast
"More Than a Band"
"Livin' on a High Wire"

Music videos

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director Notes
"Motions" 2014 Peter Szewczyk[24]
"Fall From Here" Matthew Walker[25] Featured artist; Nick Brewer's music video
"Lover's Lies" 2017 Daniel Cummings[26]
"Vows" Naomi Scott[27]

Awards and nominations

Year Nominated work Award Category Result Ref.
2017 Power Rangers Teen Choice Awards Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actress Nominated [28]

Notes

A^ : "She's So Gone" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 3 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.

References

  1. ^ "'Aladdin': Disney Casts Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott". Variety. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "NAOMI SCOTT 'Mohini (Mo) Banarjee'". Disney Channel Medianet. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
  3. ^ Barker, Lynn (11 April 2011). "Lemonade Mouth Actors Talk Music and More!". Kidz World. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Leadership - The Bridge Church".
  5. ^ "The Bridge Church Woodford".
  6. ^ "@NaomiScott, love you more.." Jordan Spence on Twitter.
  7. ^ "<3". naomiscottmusic on Instagram.
  8. ^ Wesley, Tommy (14 April 2011). "Meet the Girls of Lemonade Mouth: Naomi Scott". Retrieved 17 April 2011.
  9. ^ Lachonis, Jon (11 January 2011). "FOX Unleashes Terra Nova Promo Pics". Retrieved 17 April 2011.
  10. ^ "Terra Nova Cancelled by Fox - Ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  11. ^ a b "Invisible Division - EP". iTunes. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  12. ^ Jimmy Kimmel (host) Naomi Scott (guest). Naomi Scott on Being in The Martian with Matt Damon. Clip from "Dave Chappelle, Naomi Scott, Music from Weezer". Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Season 15. Episode 38. 21 March 2017. ABC. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  13. ^ Perry, Spencer (8 October 2015). "Naomi Scott is the Pink Ranger in Lionsgate's Power Rangers Reboot!". comingsoon.net.
  14. ^ Perry, Spencer (15 July 2017). "Disney's Live-Action Aladdin Cast Revealed!". comingsoon.net.
  15. ^ a b "'Aladdin': Disney Announces Live-Action Cast Including Will Smith As Genie". Access Hollywood.
  16. ^ Jimmy Kimmel (host) Naomi Scott (guest). Naomi Scott on Being in The Martian with Matt Damon. Archived from the original on March 23, 2017. Clip from "Dave Chappelle, Naomi Scott, Music from Weezer". Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Season 15. Episode 38. March 21, 2017. ABC. Archived from the original on March 24, 2017. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
  17. ^ "Promises - EP". iTunes. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  18. ^ "Introducing… Naomi Scott with Her Brand New Single 'Motions'". Maximum Pop Magazine. 13 May 2010. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  19. ^ "Naomi Scott notes her 'Lover's Lies' on new single [405 Premiere]". The Four oh Five. 13 May 2010. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  20. ^ "Vows - Single by Naomi Scott on Apple Music". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  21. ^ a b "Billboard Chart History: Bridgit Medler". Billboard. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  22. ^ "UK Singles Chart - Breakthrough". UK Charts. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  23. ^ "Premiere: Nick Brewer and Naomi Scott in 'Fall From Here' music video". Digital Spy. 13 May 2010. Retrieved 13 May 2010.
  24. ^ "Naomi Scott 'Motions' by Peter Szewczyk". Promo News. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  25. ^ "Nick Brewer - Fall From Here ft. Naomi Scott". VEVO. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  26. ^ "Naomi Scott - Lover's Lies". VEVO. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  27. ^ "Naomi Scott - Vows". VEVO. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  28. ^ "Teen Choice 2017 Award Nominees Include A Few Duds". Screen Rant. 19 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.

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