Cassie Scerbo is best known for being a member of the music group, Slumber Party Girls, which participated in the music variety TV series, Dance Revolution. Having played the leading role of Brooke in the teen comedy flick, Bring It On: In It to Win It, which has Ashley Benson in the other leading role. Essaying the role of Lauren Tanner in the teen comedy-drama TV series, Make It or Break It.
Born Name Cassandra Lynn Scerbo
Nick Name Cassie
Occupation Actress, singer, and dancer
Years active 2005–present
Born: March 30, 1990, 28 years and 10 months, Long Island, New York City, United States
Sun Sign Aries
Hair Color Dark Brown (Natural), but she often opts to dye her hair blonde.
Eye Color Green
Height 5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
Measurements 36-25-37 in or 91.5-63.5-94 cm
Bra Size 34B
Ethnicity she has Italian ancestry
Genre Teen Pop
Labels Geffen Records.
Cassie Scerbo went to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She later got enrolled in an online college course from Southern New Hampshire University and also studied at the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles.
Siblings – Johnny Scerbo (Brother), Alaina Scerbo (Older Sister)
She was one of the members of the Slumber Party Girls in the CBS children’s music variety series Dance Revolution. In acting, she starred as Brooke in the film Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007), as Lauren Tanner in the ABC Family comedy-drama series Make It or Break It (2009–2012), and as Nova Clarke in the Sharknado film series.
Life and career
Scerbo was raised in Parkland, Florida and played soccer for the Parkland Soccer Club. She lived in Florida from the time she was in kindergarten until she was cast in Make It or Break It.
She attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
In 2006, Scerbo successfully auditioned for the Music Girl Group Slumber Party Girls. Scerbo was chosen as one of the five members out of over 1,000 fellow applicants.
In September 2006, the group hosted the children’s music variety series Dance Revolution which promoted nutrition and fitness to children. Slumber Party Girls’ original songs were dominantly featured through the series run. The group’s debut album Dance Revolution was released but failed to chart. The series was not renewed for a second season.
In the midst of 2007 as the group began working on their second record the group was confirmed to have split.
That same year, Scerbo signed a solo-recording contract with Geffen Records.
Her three original songs “Betcha Don’t Know”, “Sugar and Spice” and “Top Of The World” were all released to iTunes in 2008.
In 2007, Universal Pictures green-lit a planned fourth installment of the Bring It On film franchise with Scerbo confirmed to star. She portrayed the role of Brooke the team captain of the East Coast Jets Cheerleading squad who have won three-years in a row at Camp Spirit-Thunder. It was released direct-to-DVD in December 2007 to generally negative reviews from critics. That same year, Scerbo appeared in the Disney Channel television pilot Arwin!. The pilot was filmed in late 2006 but was not picked up by Disney Channel.
In September 2008, Scerbo starred in the direct-to-DVD comedy movie Soccer Mom alongside Missi Pyle and Emily Osment.
In June 2009, Scerbo was cast in the ABC Family teen comedy-drama series Make It or Break It which premiered to 2.5 million viewers. Scerbo portrayed the role of a skilled gymnast named Lauren Tanner who aspires to make it to the Olympic Games. Due to the series success ABC Family ordered an additional 10-episodes bringing the first season episode count to 20 episodes.
In April 2010, Scerbo also appeared with her Make It or Break It castmate Chelsea Hobbs in an episode of CSI: Miami.
In 2011, Scerbo starred in the ABC Family original movie Teen Spirit. Scerbo portrayed the role of the Queen Bee of high school who is electrified to death and is not allowed to enter Heaven unless she helps the school’s most unpopular girl become prom queen. Filming took place in Wilmington, North Carolina. The film premiered in August 2011 on ABC Family.
It was announced that Scerbo is the godmother to Tiffany Thornton’s son.
In January 2012, ABC Family renewed the series for a third and final season. The series finale “United Stakes” aired in May 2012.
In 2013, Scerbo starred in the Syfy original movie Sharknado as bartender Nova Clarke.
She reprised her role in the sequel Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! in 2015, Sharknado 5: Global Swarming in 2017, and The Last Sharknado:
It’s About Time in 2018, of which her character has turned into a hardened sharknado fighter.
Cassie Scerbo is represented by Artist and Brand Management.
As a Singer
She was a member of the pop group, Slumber Party Girls. They had released their debut studio album, Dance Revolution in October 2006. However, the album didn’t achieve much success and wasn’t even charted and they disbanded shortly after.
Having inked a solo-recording contract with Geffen Records, she released three singles, Betcha Don’t Know, Sugar and Spice, and Top of The World via iTunes in 2008.
In 2005, Cassie made her theatrical film debut in the comedy film, Hitters Anonymous. However, her role in the movie wasn’t credited.
Her first credited theatrical film work came in the movie A Holiday Heist, where she played the role of Kate, in 2011.
First TV Show
In 2006, she made her first TV show appearance in the CBS reality TV show, Dance Revolution.
Being a tomboy at heart, Cassie Scerbo relies on her boxing workout to keep her fit. Her personal trainer Gene Valdez makes sure that she isn’t slacking and giving her all in the gym. She usually works out five to six times a week. Apart from boxing, she relies on long walks along the beach with her pet dog, Gucci. For walking, she usually goes for a bit of a power walk. When busy with work, she likes to squeeze in a P90X workout routine at home, which can range from yoga to kickboxing.
Being a fitness fan, Cassie is aware of how important right nutrition is and she makes sure that she is fueling up with nutrient-rich meals. Overall, she aims to eat about five mini meals throughout the day. Also, she tries to refrain from eating potatoes, pasta, and bread. To top it, she makes sure that she is chugging a lot of water throughout the day.
Her typical daily diet is as such
Breakfast – Due to her busy schedule, she usually eats her breakfast on the sets. She likes to start her day with scrambled egg whites and broccoli. As a side order, she likes some well-cooked turkey bacon. Occasionally, she would splurge on some feta cheese with her usual order.
Lunch or Dinner – She is a big fan of Italian salads, which she loves for lunch as well as dinner. In her salad, she likes sundried tomatoes, garbanzo beans, shredded mozzarella cheese, and some chopped olives. She then drizzles it with balsamic vinaigrette and adds blackened and grilled chicken for proteins.
Cassie Scerbo Favorite Things
Sports – Boxing
Food – Pizza and her mother’s meatballs
Role Model – Meryl Streep
Actor – Robert De Niro
Actress – Meryl Streep
90’s Jam – Any Spice Girls single
Cassie Scerbo Facts
Her interest in acting dates back to her early childhood days. At the age of five, she used to perform for her family after dinner.
She started dancing at the age of 4 and went on to perform at the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. She sang at the event as well.
She is very much involved with the Boo2Bullying charity, which she joined in 2011 as a Girl’s Youth Ambassador. The organization uses creative avenues to battle bullying and she has managed to rise to the Vice President rank in the organization.
She has worked with 18 for 18, which is a not-for-profit organization that works to raise awareness about s*x trafficking. She has participated in the skydiving events on multiple occasions to raise funds for the organization.
While growing up, she managed to bag the second place finish in the International Hip Hop Championships, which was held in Miami.