Daniella Pineda: Actress of 'Jurassic World 2'
We're all anticipating the release of 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' and we can’t help but fall in love with its cast. One of the cast members fans are keeping an eye on is Daniella Pineda, a steadily rising actress of Mexican descent. Pineda is not only an actress but she's also a writer and a comedian hailing from Oakland, California. It's been a long rise to the top and she is one of the most promising actresses at the moment. She was discovered through her comedic YouTube videos which brought to life issues that women face. In her videos she also has the opportunity to play her alter ego. The actress moved to Brooklyn after stints in radio and Information Technology while working in the Bay Area. 31-year-old Daniella Pineda was born in Oakland, California and she attended Mills College where she graduated with a BA in Sociology and Radio Journalism in 2009. There was a time Pineda went from door to door looking for donations for her horror-film project, 'Cocaine Sleepover,' though her first major role came when she landed the part of a Witch named Sophie for season 4 of the hit series, 'The Vampire Diaries.' Her biggest roles collectively are 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' 'The Originals,' 'The Detour,' 'Sleeping with Other People,' 'Newlyweds,' 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas' and others. She has built most of her net worth from acting.
Signing with United Talent Agency
Daniella Pineda is an actress who is also former radio journalist, has just earned her biggest break ever in the Universal blockbuster, 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' which will be released on June 22. Previously, she was with Innovative and according to the Hollywood Reporter, the blockbuster sequel will be Pineda’s biggest role to date. After graduating from college, the actress briefly worked at a company known as KALW San Francisco where she was covering sociopolitical stories before she decided to start a writing career. When she started writing, she also began producing indie horror films. Not long after she was discovered when she posted a series of satirical YouTube videos. She landed some small roles on 'Men of Certain Age,' 'Inside Any Schumer,' and 'High Maintenance.' Those parts turned into recurring acts on different shows including 'The Detour,' and 'The Originals.' Pineda recently appeared in front of Noel Wells, who is the writer and director of the indie comedy 'Mr. Roosevelt' which premiered last year at SXSW. Her other films include 'Sleeping with other people,' 'The originals,' 'newlyweds, and 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas.'
Being cast in 'Jurassic World 2'
One of the biggest surprised that came in 2015 was not the return of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' but 'Jurassic World,' a film that turned into a smash hit. The film broke almost every record in every category that it fell into before 'The Force Awakens' broke the same records. Due to its' success, the makers of the film announced that 'Jurassic World 2' was on the way and that it would be released in 2018. According to Variety, it was reported that Daniella Pineda had joined the cast of 'Jurassic World 2' last year. The role gave the actress hee first appearance in a major Hollywood blockbuster film, however, not much of the plot was made public and it was difficult to tell what Pineda’s character would do in the story. There was no character information released when the cast was announced, but everyone hoped that Pineda would be involved at least one aspect of the sequel. Even though it was unclear what Claire and Owen had been doing since their last appearance in the series, they did want fans to know that the further exploitation of the dinosaurs would still go on. Pineda would be with them on this quest, along with actor BD Wong who would continue his role as Inspector General.
Facts to know about the actress
The tattoo on her upper arm was a gift of herself
In an interview with Feather Magazine, Daniella Pineda revealed that the amazing tattoo on her upper arm was a gift she gave herself after she graduated from college. The actress saw it at the Guggenheim Museum during her freshman year while on a family trip. While at the Guggenheim, there was an exhibition on indigenous Mexican art that Pineda enjoyed even though she never wanted to visit the museum in the first place. After they went, Pineda saw sculptures that she liked and that is how she designed her tattoo.
She enjoys watching the news
The actress loves to catch up on the latest happenings but sometimes the news depresses her. She keeps up with the current events, but most of the things that she reads are the ones that are related to her. Her dream was to be on 'The Daily Show,' and according to her, a comedy is a program she can digest because she gets informed about the latest happenings and at the same time, she gets to laugh.
Her net worth
According to 'Net Worth Star' Daniella Pineda has a net worth of $1 million dollars. She has gathered her net worth are 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' 'The Originals,' 'The Detour,' 'Sleeping with Other People,' 'Newlyweds,' and 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas.'
When the sun rises on Pineda’s career, we'll certainly see more of her. We just have to watch out for the actress as the lights shine down upon her in Hollywood.