Alexandra Shipp

Alexandra Shipp


American actress and singer Alexandra Shipp, stars in Lifetime biopic, “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B,” playing the lead role of Aaliyah. Shipp can also be seen in VH1’s new sequel to 2002’s Drumline, “Drumline 2: A New Beat,” where she plays the lead role of Dani Bolton. Shipp is currently shooting Universal Pictures’ “Straight Outta Compton” (2015).

A triple threat – an actress, singer, and dancer – Shipp possesses a star quality that is apparent both on-screen and off-screen. Aside from her acting and singing career, Shipp is an accomplished songwriter, a pianist, and an avid guitar player. She is currently working on her first EP.

Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Shipp moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career at 17. She is best known for her role as “KT Rush,” on Nickelodeon teen drama-mystery series, “House of Anubis.”

Shipp made her film debut on Fox feature film, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel” playing the role of “Valentina.” She has done guest star appearances on hit shows including Showtime’s “Ray Donovan” opposite Liev Schreiber, ABC Family’s “Switched at Birth,” Nickelodeon’s “Victorious,” and MTV’s “Awkward.”

Shipp currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.