Who is Cassie Scerbo?
Cassie Scerbo is quite a multitalented personality – she is not only an actress, but a singer and a dancer as well who is, perhaps, most famous for starring in the TV series “Make It or Break It” and in the sport comedy film “Bring It On: In It To Win It”. Additionally, Cassie is widely recognized as a member of the all-girl pop band Slumber Party Girls, as well as for a streak of appearances in the TV horror comedy movie franchise “Sharknado”.
Early Life and Childhood
Cassandra Lynn ‘Cassie’ Scerbo was born under the zodiac sign of Aries on the 30th March 1990, on Long Island, New York, and apart from being of American nationality and white ethnicity, is also of Italian descent.
She has an older sister named Alaina Scerbo. Cassie was raised in Parkland, Florida, where she was educated at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. During her teenage years, Scerbo was an active soccer player, and a member of the Parkland Soccer Club.
She also attended the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, and studied at Southern New Hampshire University.
Slumber Party Girls
Into the entertainment business Cassie entered at the young age of 16, when she appeared as a contestant in the CBS TV’s reality series “Dance Revolution”. In July 2006, she became a member of the all-girl pop band named Slumber Party Girls (also referred to as SPG).
Formed by renowned record producer Ron Fair, the band released their debut single in September 2006 entitled “Meet the Slumber Party Girls” which premiered in their own segment of the “Dance Revolution” show called “KOL Secret Slumber Party”, which they hosted every week. In October the girls released their debut studio album entitled “Dance Revolution” which, despite being heavily promoted prior to its release, did not manage to earn a spot on the US Billboard 200 chart.
Although the girls began working on their second studio album, scheduled for release in late 2007, the group split during the summer of 2007, and the “Slumber Party Girls” parted their ways.
Following the group’s break up, Scerbo went on to launch her own solo career. She signed a record deal with the Geffen Records, and during 2008 released three singles through iTunes online music platform, entitled “Top Of The World”, “Betcha Don’t Know” and “Sugar and Spice”.
To greater prominence Cassie Scerbo came later in 2008 when she was cast to appear as Brooke, one of the leading characters in the fourth sequel of the “Bring It On” cheerleading film franchise entitled “Bring It On: In It to Win It”.
This engagement was followed by an appearance alongside Selena Gomes in the TV family comedy movie “Arwin!” that year, and starred opposite Emily Osment and Missy Pyle in the sport comedy movie “Soccer Mom”.
The real breakthrough in Cassie’s on-screen acting career occurred in 2009 when she was cast for the recurring role of Lauren Tanner in the ABC TV’s teen comedy drama series “Make It or Break It”, as one of the four ‘elite-level’ teen gymnasts training for the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, UK, hoping to become the the gold medal winners.
She appeared in a total of 47 episodes through the series’ three seasons before it was eventually called off in 2012.
In 2010 Scerbo made a guest appearance in the popular TV crime drama series “CSI: Miami”, while in 2011 she was cast for the leading role in the short music drama video “Bench Seat”. Later in 2011, she starred in the teen fantasy drama movie “Teen Spirit”, then in 2012 appeared in the main role of Candi Piper in the comedy film “Music High”, after which she guest starred in the TV series “Hot in Cleveland”.
In 2013 Scerbo appeared in the sport adventure movie “Isolated” which was followed by an appearance in the drama film “Not Today”. Later in 2013, Cassie was cast for the role of Nova Clarke in the TV action adventure horror comedy movie “Sharknado” which she occasionally reprised in several of its sequels including “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” in 2015, “Sharknado 5: Global Swarming” in 2017, and the final installment in 2018 entitled “The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time”.
In 2015 she was cast for the the main role in the critically booed Sci-Fi horror film “Agoraphobia”, after which she starred in the drama movie “Take a Chance”.
She then made a streak of guest appearances in TV series such as “Star Trek: Progeny”, “Mary + Jane” and “Small Shots”, before being cast for the recurring role of Vanessa in the TV mystery crime drama series “Grand Hotel”.
The popular 30-year old actress is standing 5ft 3ins (1.60m) tall. In the past she has been romantically connected to several men – between 2006 and 2008 she was dating her “Bring It On” co-star, Michael Capon; from 2009 to 2010 she dated another colleague, Cody Longo, while between 2010 and 2011 she was in a relationship with the now retired professional baseball player Doug Reinhardt, while also dating British actor Josh Bowman.
As an avid philanthropist, Cassie has so far been involved within numerous charitable causes and foundations, including 18 for 18, Padres Contra el Cancer, Habitat For Humanity and Lupus LA among plenty of others.
Speaking of Cassie Scerbo’s net worth as of mid-2020, authoritative sources have estimated that her wealth currently revolves around the sum of $1.5 million, which has been acquired primarily through her acting career that has been active since 2007.