Celina Smith is the younger lady everybody goes to be speaking about after ‘Annie Reside!’ The starlet might be enjoying the titular position in NBC’s stay TV musical occasion. Listed here are 5 key issues you might want to find out about Celina.

Celina Smith is a star on the rise, and everybody will know her title after the airing of Annie Live! on December 2. Celina will play the enduring position of Annie alongside Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks and Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan. Annie Reside! will premiere at 8 p.m. on NBC.

In the course of the stay manufacturing, Celina might be singing hits like “Possibly,” “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Arduous Knock Life.” So, who’s Celina Smith? Right here’s what you need to know in regards to the younger lady enjoying Annie in Annie Reside!

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Celina Smith as Annie. (Paul Gilmore/NBC)

1. Celina is simply 12 years outdated starring in ‘Annie Reside!’

When Annie Reside! airs, Celina will solely be 12 years outdated. She gained’t be 13 till Could 2022. At solely 12, Celina has landed the main position of Annie. Her unimaginable efficiency on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade proved that Annie Reside! goes to catapult Celina to superstardom.

2. She acquired the position of Annie after a nationwide search.

NBC revealed in August 2021 that Celina had been forged as Annie in NBC’s stay musical occasion. NBC went on a nationwide search that “introduced forth the nation’s most proficient and exuberant younger performers.” Celina instructed Access Hollywood that she auditioned in June 2021 and thought she sang the Annie traditional “Tomorrow” for her first audition.

3. Celina stars on a Nickelodeon present.

Celina performs Rebecca within the Nickelodeon sequence, Tyler Perry’s Younger Dylan. Rebecca is Younger Dylan’s older cousin and Charlie’s older sister. Along with Younger Dylan, Celina began her profession as Younger Nala within the nationwide touring firm of The Lion King.

4. Celina is on social media.

Celina does have a YouTube page the place she lined songs by Billie Eilish and Meghan Trainor. She additionally has an Instagram account that’s run by her dad and mom since she’s not 13 but!

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The forged of ‘Annie Reside!’ forward of the stay manufacturing. (Paul Gilmore/NBC)

5. Celina is from Atlanta. 

Celina was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta is the place Celina acquired her begin. Celina attended AGI Leisure’s performing arts courses in Marietta, Georgia. Atlanta can be the place Younger Dylan is filmed.