Get to Know Paris Berelc, Hubie Halloween's Breakout Star

Adam Sandler's latest Netflix hit, Hubie Halloween, stars a slew of familiar faces, but scene-stealer Paris Berelc is new to the comedy world. Between picturesque locations, wild adventures, and heartfelt moments, Hubie Halloween also spotlights Paris's talented comedic chops as lovable high school student Megan. Like Adam's late former costar Cameron Boyce — to whom the film is dedicated — Paris is also a Disney Channel alum. The 21-year-old actress has over 2.5 million Instagram followers, but for those of you who aren't familiar with the raven-haired beauty, check out the facts ahead.

She Was a Premier Gymnast

Paris began training to be a gymnast at age 6 and was considered one of the premier gymnasts in the country before pursuing acting. She even reached the highest level in the United States Junior Olympic Program! "It helped me physically and mentally, with determination, motivation, and just knowing to pick yourself up when you fall," Paris told YSBNow about the sport. Paris considers Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin among her inspirations.

She Is a Model

No surprise there: the half-Filipino beauty has been modeling since age 9, when she was discovered by Ford Models in her hometown of Milwaukee, WI. Paris was featured in catalogues for Kohl's, Sears, and Kmart. Today, she has graduated to campaigns for major brands like H&M.

You May Have Seen Her on the Cover of American Girl

She graced the holiday November/December 2009 cover for American Girl magazine. According to her throwback pic, her photo was used for numerous arts and crafts packaging.

She Is a Disney Child Star

In 2013, Paris landed her first acting gig at the age of 14 in Disney XD's Mighty Med. The superhero-centric show concluded after two seasons, but Paris continued her role as Skylar Storm in the spinoff series, Lab Rats: Elite Force.

Paris Puts Family First

The eldest of four girls, Paris is close with her three younger sisters, Joelie, Skye, and Bless. "I wouldn't be sitting here without my family," Paris told YSBNow in 2016. The tight-knit clan often share photos together from their home in Los Angeles.

She's No Stranger to Netflix

Paris was cast as Alexa on the Netflix sitcom Alexa & Katie in 2017 by Hannah Montana showrunner Heather Wordham. Paris spoke about portraying a high school student with cancer, saying the experience was "really eye-opening." The series concluded after its third season, which premiered on June 13, 2020.

She Is an Activist

Paris uses her influencer platform to speak out against human trafficking, specifically cases involving children. Paris posted for World Day Against Human Trafficking and urged her fans to donate to various organizations like Child Rescue Coalition.

Look Out, Broadway!

Paris is a triple threat with her cover of Alessia Cara's "I'm Yours." The actress shared a music video duet on her YouTube page in 2016, so don't count out a musical role for this rising star!

Paris Is a Dog Mom

Paris rescued her dog Maxx from the LaBelle Foundation earlier this year. "So happy to be Maxx's forever home," she wrote.

She's Taken!

After dating former Alexa & Katie costar Jack Griffo for years, Paris has recently moved on with DOGPOUND gym founder Rhys Athayde, sharing this cute pic for National Boyfriend Day.