Who is Scarlett Estevez? Why is she leaving “Bunk’d”?
When the fifth season of the Disney’s series “Bunk’d” was released, and after the audience realized that the intro had changed, it was clear that Scarlett Estevez had left the show, and her fans wanted to know the reason for this. Although there was no official announcement, some rumors were saying that it seems that Scarlett outgrew her role, and that she’d been cast in the lead role in the series “Ultra Violet & Blue Demon”, which is currently in post-production.
She was also seen starring in the 2021 Disney movie “Christmas Again”, so it’s assumed that she simply focused her career on new projects.
Early life, family, and education
Scarlett Estevez was born under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius on 4 December 2007, in Los Angeles, California USA; she holds American nationality although she comes from a family of Mexican, Ashkenazi Jewish, Finnish, Norwegian and English descent.
Her father is Anthony Estevez, a real estate manager, and although many people believe that she’s related to Emilio Estevez, an American actor, the truth is that they just have the same surname.
Scarlett’s mother is Samantha Weil, also an actress, perhaps known best for her role as Bernadette in the series “Gilmore Girls”, while Samantha’s sister, Scarlett’s aunt, is Liza Weil, a famous actress who portrayed Paris Geller in “Gilmore Girls”.
Scarlett has two siblings, a sister Eloise, and a brother Ben.
Being raised in a family of actors, it isn’t surp from an early age, rising that Scarlett followed in her mother’s and aunt’s steps, and thus she began performing from an early age. When she was three years old, Scarlett booked her first commercial, and subsequently made appearances in over 25 national commercials.
Speaking of her educational background, Scarlett is still a high school student.
In 2013, Scarlett made her acting debut in an episode of the series “Redeeming Dave”, followed by her role as Young Ashley in the short movie “The Magic Bracelet”, before she was seen as Abigail alongside Garcelle Beauvais and Kate Nauta in the drama “And Then There Was You”, in the same year, followed by her role as Young Mendoza in the TV movie “The Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery” in 2015.
The same year, Scarlett was cast to play Megan in “Daddy’s Home”, which was her breakthrough role, and in 2017, she reprised her role in the sequel “Daddy’s Home 2”, also starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Linda Cardellini. For her performance in both movies, Scarlett was nominated for the Young Entertainer Award for Best Supporting Young Actress – Feature Film, in 2016, and ’18.
Concurrently with her movie roles, from 2015 until 2018, Scarlett was heard voicing the character of Esme Louise in the animated short series “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”, and had a recurring role as Trixie Espinoza in the Netflix series “Lucifer”, from 2016 until 2021. Scarlett was also heard as a voice actor in “Modest Heroes” and “The Grinch” in 2018.
In 2019, she guest-starred in an episode of the series “Craig of the Creek” before she was cast to play her most notable television role, for now, as life Gwen Flores in “Bunk’d”, a family comedy drama that follows the story of friendship, love, life and fears of the young teenagers at Camp Kikiwaka, which had 18 award nominations and won three, while Scarlett was nominated for the Imagen Foundation Award for Best Young Actor – Television, in 2021.
In 2020, Scarlett guest-starred in two episodes of “Raven’s Home”, and after she left the series “Bunk’d”, starred in the movie “Christmas Again”, alongside Alexis Carra and Beth Lacke.
Love life and relationships
Scarlett hasn’t been the subject of any rumors and controversies concerning her love life, and it seems that she is now single and that at 15 she hasn’t been in any previous relationships.
Although there are some photos featuring herself and some boys, they are just her friends or fellow actors, and as she said, she’s focused on her career and studying.
Hobbies and other interests
Just like any youngster of her age, Scarlett likes to hang out with her friends, go to the cinema, and listen to music.
Her favorite movies are romantic comedies, such as “10 Things I Hate About You”, “Love, Simon”, and “The Kissing Booth”, while she enjoys the music of popular singers such as Adele, Billie Eilish and Justin Bieber.
Speaking of her acting idols, she adores Jaden Smith, Timothee Chalamet and Finn Wolfhard, while her favorite actresses are Zendaya, Selena Gomez, and Bella Thorne.
In her spare time, Scarlett enjoys walking her dog.
She’s active on her social media platforms, and her Instagram account has been followed by over a million fans, while her TikTok has amassed nearly 2.5 million followers, and all of her videos combined have gained over 45 million likes.
Scarlett launched her self-titled YouTube channel on 1 February 2016, however, it seems that she hasn’t been very active, since it’s been subscribed to by less than 1,000 people, and there’s only one video uploaded.
She established her Twitter account in May 2014, and it has been followed by nearly 115,000 people, while her official Facebook page has gained nearly 50,000 followers.
Scarlett mostly posts about her work and her everyday life, and there are some photos from the set of her new series; after she posted an official trailer from Disney’s YouTube channel of the series on 28 April 2022, most of her followers commented that they can hardly wait to see the premiere.
Age, appearance, and net worth
Scarlett’s age is 15, with long, brown hair and brown eyes; she weighs around 110lbs (50kgs) and is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall.
This young and talented actress, who began her career as a child, has earned a decent amount of money starring in series and movies, so as of early 2022, her net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.