Allison Scagliotti is an American actress, director, and singer who broke into the limelight with her roles in Drake & Josh(2004-2007) and Warehouse 13(2009-2014). Despite enjoying a thriving acting career, Scaglia notably changed her career path from acting to movie directing and music.
While she may one day return to the screen, for now, her music career which just took off has led to two albums, Absolute Horror(2020) and VAMPYRE(2021).
Allison Scagliotti is Concentrating on Music and Movie Making
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After making her acting debut in the early years of the 2000s, Allison is noticeably not seen on the movie screen these days.
While there are many actors who left the industry, in her case she has moved her career to direct movies. Taking the role of what happens on camera was a dream come true for the actress looking at her career journey. She revealed that she didn’t see female directors in the industry till she turned 20. Some of her work as a director include;
- I Was Wrong(2019)
- Henry Danger(2018-2019)
- Just Roll With It(2021)
Also, she is concentrating on a music career which she started years ago. Obviously, she sang with the band Nice Enough People alongside Jerry Trainor, one of her co-stars between 2015 to 2018.
So far her music career has spawned the EP La Femme Pendu in 2018. Shortly after, Allison released her debut album, Absolute Horror on May 1, 2020. In October 2021, she released another album VAMPYR.
Moving forward, the singer revealed that if she was to pick one between acting, music, and directing, she would pick music since it was the big nest among the three. With this in view, Allison’s music career will hopefully last for many years.
Other Details About Allison Scagliotti
1. The 33-year-old is From Monterey, California
She was born Allison Scagliotti on September 21, 1990, in Monterey, California. Her grandparents emigrated to the US from Italy hence linking her to the European country.
While it is unclear whether she has siblings, she moved to Mandeville, Louisiana at a young age.
2. Allison Scagliotti Started Acting At a Young Age
Like many great Hollywood stories, the Monterey-born started pursuing a career in acting at a young age. As the story goes, she was only 5 years old when she joined the talent and drama program at Tchefuncte Middle School.
Her stellar performance led to her practice with an acting coach 6 years later. In fact, it was during that time that she was encouraged to audition for a pilot role in Los Angeles.
This would encourage her to move there to start her career.
3. The Monterey Native is a Trained Musician
Allison enrolled at New York University to hone her skill as an actress but never completed her studies. Thankfully, she decided to pursue music by enrolling at another school, Berklee College of Music where she obtained a degree in interdisciplinary music.
The actress cum singer and movie director is a good guitar player who has also played for Maxie Dean’s 2016 Some Are Girls.
4. She Had A Breakthrough with Drake & Josh
After launching her career, Allison was only seen in minor roles on television shows like Zoey 101, One Tree Hill, and CSI. Thankfully for her, she did continue taking roles that would eventually land her a recurring role on Drake & Josh, a Nickelodeon teen sitcom around the lives of two step-brothers.
That role marked a turning point for her career even though she appeared in only seven episodes between 2004 and 2007. Notably, she had her first lead role in Redemption Maddie(2005) while still making appearances on Drake & Josh.
Over the years, she took roles ranging from science fiction to musicals and horror. One of her popular roles is in Stitchers and as a hacker named Claudia in the Syfy series Warehouse 13.
5. The Actress is Vocal About Immigration Issues
As mentioned earlier, she traces her descent to Italy, thus, she has shared her opinion about migrant issues. She became one of the first celebrities to use the #WeTooAreAmerica tag to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration policy that was against the entry of immigrants into the United States.
She revealed that her grandparents entered the US through Ellis Islands and like her, many others shared the pains that their forbears went through to start a new life in the US.
6. Allison Scagliotti’s Romantic Life
Looking at her successful career, her love life is also an item of speculation. Moreso, her Twitter profile describes her as her/she. Since she keeps her private life personal, she has not revealed details about who she is seeing.
Going back in time, she was romantically involved with Josh Peck, her onscreen love interest in Drake & Josh. While fans of the movie have linked them together, the two actors’ love may have ended on the camera as they never confirmed a romantic involvement.
7. Allison Scagliotti’s Net Worth
The 5ft 7 inches tall Warehouse 13 actress has not revealed her net worth. However, many sources estimate her net worth. Looking at how far she has come in her career, it will not be surprising that she has managed to make such an amount.
Moreso, some of the works like The Vampire Diaries were quite successful.