• Julianna Rose Mauriello is a 32-year-old American actress, dancer and singer.
• She is of Irish, Italian and German descent, and is bilingual in English and Icelandic.
• She is best known for her role in the musical series “LazyTown”.
• She is an avid traveler, culinary enthusiast, and a shopaholic.
• Julianna has a net worth of approximately $2 million.
Julianna is an American-born actress, dancer and singer, who is possibly best known for starring in the musical series “LazyTown.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Julianna Rose Mauriello was born under the Gemini zodiac sign on 26 May 1991, in Irvington, New Jersey USA, which makes her 32 years old as of 2023. She hasn’t revealed the names of her parents, but it’s reported that her father worked in the entertainment industry, while her mother was a homemaker. The actress, is of Irish, Italian and German roots, spent her teenage years in Manhattan, raised alongside her brother and older sister Alex Mauriello, who is also an actress, famous for her roles in the films “Jersey Shore Shark Attack,” “Stonerville,” and “Forget Me Not.” Julianna grew up watching her siblings perform in theatrical productions, which sparked her interest in acting at an early age.
Mauriello attended Pleasantville High School in New Jersey, where she was actively involved in theatrical productions. She studied Irish step dancing, tumbling, ballet, and jazz, under the guidance of Rona Leslie Janie Molinari. She later honed her acting skills at Professional Performing Arts School in New York City, and thereafter enrolled at Middlebury College, graduating in 2003. Recently, she attended California University, where she obtained a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.
Hobbies and Interests
Julianna is a big fan of traveling, and has toured many US states and European countries such as Iceland. Her favorite American travel destination is Miami, Florida.
She’s a culinary enthusiast, who loves seafood.
The “LazyTown” starlet is a big fan of films and TV series such as “The Simpsons”, and her best-loved actors are Johnny Depp and Jennifer Aniston.
K and me ! pic.twitter.com/nkeAnbeZMD
— Julianna Mauriello (@JRMauriello) July 11, 2013
She is bilingual, speaking Icelandic fluently as well as English.
Moreover, the New Jersey native is a shopaholic ,and an avid collector of handbags and purses, having over 60 unique designs from all over the world.
Mauriello began her acting career as a child, with appearances in many theatrical productions. She performed in “The Nutcracker” at SUNY Purchase, followed by the musical “Carousel” by Rodgers and Hammerstein alongside her siblings at Pleasantville High School. Mauriello spent a summer at the French Woods Performing Arts Festival, where she met with theatrical agent Nancy Carson, who later helped her get the role of Li’l Titch in the revival of the musical, “Oklahoma!” (2002), which was originally written by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Some of her following appearances were in the musicals “Gypsy: A Musical Fable”, and “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.”
In 1997, Mauriello played Erika in the film “Sesame Street: Fiesta”, which was followed by the TV series “Atomic Audrey” and “100 Things to Do Before Middle School” in 2002 and 2004. Mauriello rose to prominence for her role as Stephanie in the Nickelodeon hit series “LazyTown”; Stephanie is an eight-year-old girl with pink hair, who is a new resident of LazyTown, where she’s surprised to learn that her neighbors lead lazy and inactive lifestyles, and makes it her job to keep them physically active with a wide array of outdoor sports. She appeared for three seasons from 2004-2008, sharing the screen with Stefan Karl Stefansson, Magnus Scheving, and Chloe Chang. For her performance, Julianna was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Children’s Series, as well as a British Academy Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award in 2006. She also helped the “LazyTown” wardrobe designers, Maria Valles and Maria Olafsdottir.
Magnus with Julianna Rose Mauriello 💙💟
Posted by Magnus Scheving Fanpage on Monday, July 8, 2019
In 2008, Julianna reprised her role of Stephanie in 26 episodes of “LazyTown Extra,” which features the characters of “LazyTown” in short and humorous sketches. Subsequently, she played Pyper in the short film “A Fix”, and later lent her voice to the TV miniseries “The Doc Files” in 2013, created by Chris Nee, and with other actresses who also contributed to the program being Loretta Devine, Lara Jill Miller, and Kiara Muhammad.
Julianna is not very active on social media and has a low following. She has around 400 followers on Twitter, 2,000 on Facebook, about 800 on TikTok, and is followed by around 12,000 fans on Instagram.
It is rumoured that Julianna is bisexual; when she was a teenager, she was allegedly in a romantic relationship with the American actress Amanda Burwasser, who is known for her portrayal of Cousin Betsy in the 1999 film “Wirey Spindell”; they ended their relationship in 2008. Julianna then briefly dated the American rapper and producer, Jonathan Haward Smith, professionally known as Lil Jon.
In 2019, Mauriello revealed that she was dating a man named Calvin Fox via Instagram. The duo often posts their photos sharing romantic moments on their respective Instagram accounts, and are seemingly very in love. Julianna is unmarried as of 2023 and does not have any children. She is currently living in New York City. The actress follows the Christianity religion.
Julianna was good friends with her “LazyTown” co-star, the Icelandic singer and comedian Stefán Karl Stefansson. Sadly, Karl succumbed to bile duct cancer aged 41 in August 2021, and Julianna was one of the actors who attended his burial. Stefansson was also famous for his appearance in “Night at the Museum,” “LazyTown Extra,” and “Polite People.” He left behind his wife, Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir, and four children. Julianna seemed devastated about his death, and took to her social media saying ‘Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love, leaves a memory no one can steal. I always will be dancing right beside you. But I know you are not alone; you have my mom and grandma.’
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Mauriello is of White ethnicity, and has a pair of dark brown eyes and long brown hair. She is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall , weighs approximately 120lbs (54kgs)., with vital statistics of 34-26-35; she wears shoe size 7(US).
Mauriello has earned a good sum from her career as an actress, dancer and singer. She has also posed for several established brands, such as Volvo, AstraZeneca (Nexium), and Wendy’s, which has also contributed to her wealth. Her net worth is approximately $2 million, as of 2023.