Kelly Barrett Biography

Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Wiki Biography: Kelly Barrett grew up in Milford, CT where she studied dance as a at the Lee Lund Studio of Dance. At the age of 9, she was featured in Teen Magazine for a modeling competition, and again at the age of 11. She received much hometown press for Modeling. Her parents are Peter Barrett and Linda Potter. She has 1 younger brother Peter Barrett Jr., and a niece, Bailey Rain Barrett.In 1995, Kelly graduated from Foran High school. When her dreams of going to college for dance didn't come true, she discovered music. After hanging out with dj's and music producers, she purchased a pair on turntables and a mixer, and taught herself to DJ. She is also know as DJ Shugga. For 13 years she had a great career traveling all over the world including Hong Kong.In 2003, Kelly relocated to LA where she had become one of three finalists to dj for "The Wade Robson Project". Unfortunately, she did not get the job, because production wanted an Asian girl. That didn't stop her from pursuing her dreams of dance, music, and now acting. While becoming a rising star, she was also scouting bands for Jimmy Ienner who was head of Sony at the time. That's when she discovered Ryan Tedder and "One Republic". They were just called "Republic" at the time, and ended up changing it. They ended up signing a 3 year deal with Sony-BMG.After getting her feet wet in the acting world, Kelly realized that if she wanted to do this, she would need lessons. 2006, she returned to Connecticut where she enrolled in acting classes in Manhattan with various coaches, and studied for two years. Since then, she worked at building her résumé, and getting to know the industry. In 2009, she was let go from her office job, which happened to be a blessing in disguise. That's when she started to take acting seriously. She went to NY, and got some headshots, and put together her résumé. In 2012, she was cast in a lead role for "Deadly Sin's" for Discovery ID. She has been featured on the Discovery Health and Fit Network, The Travel Channel, NBCNY, The Food Network, MSG, ESPN, and in Independent films, and web productions. She is working with a manager Lee Stanford.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
One Love Claudette 2005 Drama, Romance
Wicked Season Kristen 2006 Horror
Inclusions Pool hall girl 2008 Drama