Who is Sky Katz?
Sky was born in Huntington, New York State USA, on 12 December 2004 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, rapper and composer, with seven acting credits to her name, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of Tess O’Malley in the family comedy series “Raven’s Home”, created by Jed Elinoff and Michael Poryes, and which stars Raven-Symone, Issac Ryan Brown and Navia Ziraili Robinson. It follows psychic Raven Baxter as she’s raising her twins Nia and Booker Baxter, while her best friend Chelsea and Chelsea’s son Levi are also living with them; the series has been airing since 2017, and has won two of the 21 awards for which it’s been nominated.
Early life and education
Sky was raised in Huntington alongside her sisters Madison and Hailey, and their brother Dylan, by their mother Fran and father Mike Katz; not a lot is known about Sky’s family, as she respects their privacy.
Sky became interested in rapping when she was around five years old, and she began writing her own songs when she was nine. Aged 11, Sky competed in the reality music show “America’s Got Talent”, appearing in the episodes “Audition 6” and “Judge Cuts 2”, but didn’t progress far. Although she attracted a lot of attention, and soon after released her singles “Fresh” and “Haters”.
She was 12 when she made her debut film appearance, in the 2017 short musical “Disney Channel Stars: Duck Tales Theme Song”, and the following year saw her star in the short musical film “Disney Channel Stars: Legendary”.
Sky’s today attending a local high school, from which she should be matriculating in 2023; it’s believed that she won’t be pursuing a college degree afterwards, but will remain focused on her career.
Career as an actress
In 2020, Sky played Tess O’Malley in the episode “Raven About Bunk’d: Part Two” of the popular family comedy series “Bunk’d”, created by Pamela Eells, and which stars Miranda May, Mallory James Mahoney and Raphael Alejandro. It follows siblings Zuri, Emma and Ravi Ross as they’re spending time at the same summer camp where their parents met many years earlier; the series has been airing since 2015, and has won three of the 21 awards for which it’s been nominated.
Sky appeared in the 2020 music video “Disney Channel Stars: Put the Happy in the Holidays”, and voiced Tess O’Malley in the 2021 TV special “Far from Raven’s Home”.
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Most recently, in 2022, she began portraying the lead character Summer Torres in the popular family series “Surviving Summer”, created by Joanna Werner and Josh Mapleston, and which also stars Kai Lewins and Lilliana Bowrey. It follows teenager Summer Torres from Brooklyn, New York City who’s been sent to live with her family’s friends in Shorehaven, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia.
Sky composed the music for the TV special “2017 Winter Film Awards”.
She performed the song “Party With Me” in the 2019 action adventure comedy movie “Kim Possible”, as well as five songs in the 2018 episode “Raven’s Home: Remix” and the 2019 episode “Smoky Flow” of the series “Raven’s Home”.
Sky could’ve been seen featured in many TV specials, most recently in the 2019 “Holidays Unwrapped: A Disney Channel Music Event”, the “Disney Channel Halloween House Party” and “Disney Channel Epic Holiday Showdown” both in 2020.
She’s also made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, such as “Home & Family”, “On the Scene with Lindalee”, and “Red Carpet Report”.
Awards and nominations
In 2021, Sky was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Young Performer in a Children’s Program, for “Raven’s Home”.
Sky launched her self-titled YouTube channel on 25 February 2016, and it’s today subscribed to by more than 400,000 people, while she’s amassed close to 30 million views of all her 16 videos combined. She’s mostly focused on uploading her original songs and covers of popular songs onto the network, and we’re going to mention three of Sky’s most popular YouTube videos, which’ve helped her attract many subscribers.
Her #1 video “Playing basketball w/ LEBRON for Nike’s “You Got Next” series” has been watched more than nine million times since 21 November 2018, and features her competing with the famous American basketball player LeBron James in making sandwiches.
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Sky’s second most popular video “Sky Katz “Like This” ft. Lil Tjay (Official Music Video)” was uploaded on 13 February 2019, and has since been watched over 3.5 million times; it’s Sky and American rapper Lil Tjay’s original song.
Her #3 most viewed video “Sky Katz “Fall Back””, watched more than three million times since 9 June 2018, and is her original song.
Love life and relationships
Sky prefers not to share the details of her love life with the public, which is perhaps why there are today many rumors circulating the internet, concerning her past and present relationships, and her sexual orientation.
Some of her fans believe that she was once in a relationship with American actor Issac Ryan Brown, alongside whom she’s appearing in the series “Raven’s Home”. The two have been spotted spending time together on many occasions, but neither has addressed the rumors concerning them dating.
There are also those who believe that Sky’s perhaps lesbian, and that this is why she avoids talking about her love life, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of August 2022, Sky seems to be unattached, but is still not yet 18.
Hobbies and other interests
Sky’s a social media star, and her Instagram account’s today followed by close to 1.5 million people, while she’s uploaded nearly 100 pictures onto the network, most of which feature her during her everyday life.
She’s a supporter of the LGBT community, and some of her Instagram pictures feature her attending pride events.
Sky’s into travelling, and her career’s taken her to various US states, while she’s also been to several European countries, with her dream travel destination being Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Summer is her favorite season, mostly because she enjoys sun tanning at the beach and swimming in the ocean.
Sky has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Brad Pitt, Eddie Redmayne and Emma Watson, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”, the franchise “Harry Potter” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”.
Age, height and net worth
Sky’s age is 17. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of August 2022, Sky’s net worth’s been estimated at over $500,000.