Andrea Russett (born June 27, 1995 [4] ) is an American actress and Internet personality active on Snapchat, Instagram, Vine, and YouTube. [5] [6] In 2016, she starred in the thriller film Sickhouse , which initially released via brief increments on her Snapchat account. [7]

Life and career

Russett began broadcasting on YouTube during her early teens, when she created a music video as part of a contest to meet Justin Bieber, [8] which ended up in his movie Never Say Never .

She attended a private Catholic high school until her junior year, at which point she moved to California after signing a contract with Fullscreen and began attending an online school. [9] Russett left the program during her final year, as she felt that "everybody learns differently and I don’t learn by reading and writing a report. I need to be doing something to learn.” [9]

In 2013 Russett began designing her own clothing line, FLAWD Clothing. [10]

In 2014 worked as a radio DJ in Fort Wayne, Indiana ​. [11]

She eventually began posting music videos of popular songs and conversations on her YouTube channel. [3]

Personal Life

Russett has one sister named Anna and one brother named Anthony. [12] She was in a relationship with fellow YouTube star Kian Lawley [13] , but the couple broke up in mid-2014.

Filmography

Film

Title Year Role Notes Ref.
Expelled 2014 Vanessa Felix's ex girlfriend
Lovesick 2016 The Girlfriend Short film
Sickhouse 2016 Andrea [14]
A Peculiar Tale 2016 Fortune Teller Short film
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates 2016 Grungy Girl #2 Cameo appearance [15]

TV

Title Year Role Network Notes Ref.
YouTubers React 2015–16 Herself 6 episodes
Making Moves 2016 Herself Guest appearance; 1 episode
Catfish: The TV Show 2016 Herself MTV Guest appearance; 1 episode
Apologies in Advance with Andrea Russett 2017–present Herself Host
Escape the Night 2017 The Mystic Main role; Season 2