Hayley Kiyoko is a multi-talented American actress, pop singer, model, dancer, songwriter, and LGBT advocate. Hayley Kiyoko is popular for her role as Velma Dinkley in the popular ‘Scooby-Doo films.’
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Hayley Kiyoko was born Hayley Kiyoko Alcroft, on April 3, 1991. She hails from Los Angeles, California, USA. She is presently 30 years old and her birth sign is Aries. Her parents are Sarah Kawahara and Jamie Alcroft. Her mother is a skater and choreographer and her father is an actor and comedian.
Moreover, her mother is of Japanese ancestry and her father has English, Welsh, Irish, and German ancestry. Likewise, she has two siblings named Alysse and Thatcher.
She was accepted into Clive Davis School of Recorded Music at ‘New York University.’ But, she initially deferred until eventually declining due to career opportunities. She was president of her middle school and high school freshman class.
Similarly, in her sophomore year, she was appointed commissioner of entertainment, then commissioner of pep rallies in her junior year, and was elected as school VP in her senior year. Moreover, she also created and choreographed the ‘Agoura High Step Team’, which has now been faculty-approved as a school club under her direction.
Career and Professional life
Hayley started acting at a young age. Therefore, by portraying in national commercials for companies like GM Onstar, Slim Jim, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch. At age of 6, she, insisting on drum lessons, started writing drum charts for new releases and selling them in a local music store by age 11. Similarly, at age 8, she wrote a song called “Notice”, which her father still urges her to release.
She starred in a variety of movies including ‘Scooby-Doo!’ (2009–2010), ‘Lemonade Mouth’ (2011), ‘Jem and the Holograms’ (2015), ‘Blue Lagoon: The Awakening’ (2012), ‘Insidious: Chapter 3’ (2015), and ‘XOXO’ (2016). Along with her movie roles, she also held a recurring role in the TV series ‘The Fosters’ (2014) and a lead role on ‘CSI: Cyber’ (2015–2016), and ‘Five Points’ (2018–2019).
In 2007, she was a founding member of ‘The Stunners’. Therefore, the group supported ‘Justin Bieber’s My World Tour’, before disbanding in the year 2011. After then, she launched three solo extended plays ‘A Belle to Remember’ (2013), ‘This Side of Paradise (2015)’, and ‘Citrine’ (2016).
And, following the release of Expectations, she released the single “I Wish” in July 2019. Therefore, the first track from her fourth EP ‘I’m Too Sensitive for This Shit’. It was released on January 14, 2020. Similarly, on April 30, 2021, she released the music video for her new song “Found My Friends.” Moreover, her music is focused on her story and the emotions that have experienced while coming to terms with her identity.
Hayley identifies as a lesbian. Therefore, she knew she was attracted to girls when she was 6 years old, coming out to her parents in the sixth grade. Back then, she had a crush on a female swim teacher. And, after realizing she liked girls, she grew up struggling with those feelings, fearing rejection, and judgment if she came out.
Furthermore, she is referred to as the “queen of lesbians” by her fans. Previously, she was rumored to be dating American actor, Nick Palatas. Also, she and Canadian actor, Robbie Amell from 2008 to 2009. As of now, she is single and is not committed to anyone.
She is a gorgeous and pretty lady. Hayley is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 54 kilos. She has a curvy and fine body figure. Therefore, her chest-waist-hip measurements are 32-24-34 inches or 81-61-86 cm. Similarly, her dress size is 4-6 (US) or 34-36 (EU). And, her shoe size is 8 (US). Further, she has a pair of dark brown eyes and her hair is of blonde color.
Social Media and Net Worth
She is active on different social media platforms. Therefore, her Instagram page ‘@hayleykiyoko’ has earned over 1.8 million followers. She has gained over 559.6K followers on her Twitter account. Her YouTube channel has gained over 2.14 million subscribers. Similarly, she has gathered more than 1 million followers and more than 12.9 million likes.
This amazing and talented personality surely earns a handsome amount of money. Her acting, singing, and modeling career might make her earn a fruitful amount of money. However, her net worth is $750K as of 2021.