|GiaNina Paolantonio Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||June 10, 2005|
GiaNina Paolantonio is an American dancer, model, actress, social media star, and singer, best known as a dancer on the 8th season of the TV show Dance Moms starting in 2019, hosted at the Abby Lee Dance Company. As an actress and singer, GiaNina made her Broadway debut at the age of 9 in a play titled Matilda the Musical as Amanda Thripp between March 2015 and September 2016. She is adept at dancing jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, contemporary, and street dance.
GiaNina Marie Paolantonio
Gia, Petite Professional
New Jersey, United States
Oakhurst, New Jersey, United States
As a dancer, GiaNina attended classes at the ICON Dance Complex in Manalapan Township, New Jersey, United States, and at the Middletown Dance Academy in Middletown, New Jersey, United States.
She later studied dance at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City, New York, United States, and at the Abby Lee Dance Company based in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Dancer, Model, Singer, Actress, Social Media Star
- Father – Jordan Paolantonio
- Mother – Joanne Paolantonio
- Siblings – Joey Russomanno (Older Brother)
GiaNina Paolantonio is represented by –
- J. Paolantonio/GiaNina’s Journey (Direct Contact) in Oakhurst, New Jersey, United States
- Clear Talent Group (Talent Agent) in New York City, New York, United States
- Innovative Artists (Talent Agent) in New York City, New York, United States
- The Green Room (Manager) in Los Angeles, California, United States
- Advantage PR (Publicist) in Burbank, California, United States
Vocals, Bass Guitar
5 ft or 152.5 cm
44 kg or 97 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
GiaNina Paolantonio has endorsed brands such as –
- Pace Salsa
- Simon Premium
- Moon Child Boutique
GiaNina Paolantonio Favorite Things
- TV Show – Black-ish
- Actor – Marcus Scribner
- Dance Styles – Hip Hop, Lyrical
- Movie – The Greatest Showman (2017)
- Disney Movie – The Little Mermaid (1989)
- Stores – Nike, Justice, Moon Child Boutique, Forever 21
Source – Instagram
GiaNina Paolantonio Facts
- She is interested and even adept in sports such as golf, gymnastics, acrobatics, rollerblading, swimming, basketball, and soccer.
- She likes to crochet and do arts and crafts in her spare time.
- Her hidden talent is tongue-twisting.
- Starting in 2010, GiaNina competed in dancing on a National level.
- In 2012, she was named the youngest student that attended the Pre-Professional Ballet Program at Steps On Broadway in New York City.
- She performed for Mariah Carey for the 1st time in 2014 at the NBC Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting in 2014. In 2017, Mariah also invited her to be a part of her All I Want for Christmas Is You Tour in New York City, New York, and Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Between 2014 and 2015, she danced for the New York Knicks City Kids Dance Team.
- GiaNina made her movie debut in 2017 with the role of a principal ballerina in The Greatest Showman (2017). The movie also featured actors such as Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Rebecca Ferguson, Cameron Seely, and Sam Humphrey.
- Between 2017 and 2018, GiaNina was a member of the Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team.
- In 2018, she appeared on the 2nd season of the TV show Lip Sync Battle Shorties as part of the Big Battle Dance Crew and danced alongside JoJo Siwa.
- She met James Charles in August 2019, when he was a guest at the Abby Lee Dance Company, and reported feeling speechless and called him “the sweetest person alive.”
- On December 24, 2019, GiaNina released her debut song cover of the song Lose you to love me by Selena Gomez.
- GiaNina has a Maltese dog named Rocco.
- If she could have any superpower, she would either want to be able to freeze time or be invisible.
- Her ideal duet partner from Dance Moms is Hannah Colin. Outside of the TV show cast, she would pick Autumn Miller or Jayden Bartels.
Featured Image by GiaNina Paolantonio / Instagram