Up until two years ago, Victoria Pedretti was only a girl with two short movies, but her appearance in The Haunting of Hill House changed everything. Today, she’s a celebrated actress thanks to her work in the Netflix drama, You.
Born on March 23, 1995, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, Pedretti started her career as an actor in 2014 while also continuing her study side by side. After just three years into her struggle, she received huge attention for her extraordinary acting skills as Love Quinn.
Well, the Hilary Duff look-alike is pretty new to the industry and hence, many people don’t know much about her. So, here’s a list of five facts to know about the rising actress, Victoria Pedretti.
5. Was A Part of Drama Club During High School
Victoria Pedretti was born and raised in a normal family to a Professor father. During her childhood days, she was sent to Pennsbury High School. Having an interest in acting, she became a member of her school’s drama club.
Following her high school graduation, she joined the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama to learn acting. And, when she was in her Univerity days, she’d already appeared in two short movies.
4. Rose to Fame from ‘The Haunting of Hill House’
Victoria Pedretti started her career as an actress in 2014 with her appearance in the short movies, Sole and Uncovering Eden. Her career got huge limelight after she was cast in the 10th episode of the Netflix horror series, The Haunting of Hill House as Nell Crain. For her first small-screen role, she was nominated for Saturn Award.
Noticing her skills in acting, she was selected in You by showrunners, Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble. While talking about her selection, Victoria said,
They had told me about the character [of Love Quinn] and I was really excited about the notion of doing it. I remember doing a chemistry read with Penn [Badgley], and it was like going through a tornado, and coming out and just being like, ‘Whoop, well, I did my best!Victoria Pedretti talks about being selected in You!
Well, she will also reprise her role in its third season which is scheduled to release in 2023.
In 2019, she also made an appearance in the movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Lulu. She also starred in the series, Amazing Stories. Besides, she is also part o the upcoming series, The Haunting of Bly Manor (the second installment of The Haunting of Hill House) as Dani Clayton which will be released this year.
3. Net Worth of $500 Thousand
The rising actress, Victoria Pedretti, who has around half a dozen of acting credits under her name, is already on the halfway to be a millionaire (i.e, her net worth is already $500 thousand). Usually, an actor gets paid $50 thousand per annum. So, by the looks of it, she also might be getting paid in the same range.
As we all know, she is very famous for her role in You. For her appearance in the series, she got paid $23 thousand per episode.
Pedretti, in addition, was the part of the hit movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, which was able to grab $389.3 million at the box office collection under the production budget of around $90–$96 million.
2. Well-Trained Singer and Dancer
The 25 years old, Victoria Pedretti is not only limited to her acting career. She’s a very good singer and dancer as well. During her childhood days, she took training in singing and dancing. She has a Soprano/Belter vocal range.
Before acting, she tried her hands to achieve her career in dancing and singing but none of those worked for her. Following this, she decided to give acting a chance, and it worked.
1. Supporting COVID-19 Affected Tenants
The Uncovering Eden star Victoria Pedretti is currently supporting the tenants hugely affected by the pandemic. She’s posted a link on her Instagram profile that links to The New York State Senate‘s website page.
The page talks about the 2019-2020 Senate Bill S8125A which is related to suspending rent payments for tenants and small business tenants. It is also related to suspending certain mortgage payments for 90 days. This bill is still at the Senate Judiciary Committee waiting for its validation.
- Her celebrity crush is Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
- In the future, she wants to collaborate with Taika Waititi.
- She has an average height of 5 feet 4 inches (i.e. 163cm).
- She has an elder sister who is 25 years older than her.
- Pedretti’s favorite thing to eat is pasta.
- She approves of astrology but, she denies making it a way of life.
- Victoria never paints her nails.
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