Kelli Berglund is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is known for portraying Bree Davenport, a bionic teenager with lightning speed, in the Disney XD series Lab Rats, and its spinoff Lab Rats: Elite Force. In 2014 she starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie, How to Build a Better Boy, where she portrays Mae Hartley, a tech-savvy young woman who along with her best friend, devises a plan to create the perfect boyfriend.
Born Name Kelli Michelle Berglund
Nick Name Burgles
Occupation Actress, singer, dancer
Years active 2006–present
Born: February 08, 1996, 23 years and 1 months, Moorpark, California, U.S.
Sun Sign Aquarius
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
Measurements 33-24-34 in or 84-61-86 cm
Bra Size 32A
Father – Mark Berglund
Mother – Michelle Berglund
Siblings – Kirra (Younger Sister)
She educated herself and graduated via an independent study program of Moorpark High School.
Berglund began her career at a young age as a series regular on TLC’s Hip Hop Harry. TV appearances also include Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader, and America’s Next Producer. Berglund also appeared in the indie film, Bye Bye Benjamin. Her commercial credits include campaigns for Old Navy, Hyundai, Bratz, McDonald’s and Mattel, among others.
She has also appeared in print and modeling campaigns for Reebok and the Camarillo Academy of Performing Arts. Berglund has been honored with many awards in dance for her lyrical contemporary and jazz. Though she is equally versatile in these types of dance, her favorite style is contemporary — a blend of ballet and jazz.
Berglund stars as Bree, an overly outgoing, bionic super-human with super speed, in the Disney XD live-action comedy series Lab Rats alongside co-stars: Tyrel Jackson Williams, Billy Unger, and Spencer Boldman. Bree is one of the three bionic teen siblings, who try to navigate their way through a “normal” world of school, friends and family, with the occasional bionic glitch. She continued to play Bree on Lab Rats’ spinoff series Lab Rats: Elite Force which premiered in 2016.
In 2013, Berglund guest starred on the Disney XD series Kickin’ It, where she played karate prodigy Sloane Jennings. In this episode, her character sings “Had Me @ Hello” as a duet with Kim Crawford, played by Olivia Holt.
In mid-2013, Berglund began work on the Disney Channel Original Movie, How to Build a Better Boy, in which she stars as Mae Hartley, one of the two main roles. The film is directed by Paul Hoen and premiered on August 15, 2014. She sings “Something Real” with China Anne McClain which was released on July 29, 2014.
In 2016, Berglund starred in the film Raising the Bar, in which she plays a former gymnast who gets back into the sport after relocating to Australia.
Berglund was born and raised in Moorpark, California, where she continues to live with her parents, Mark and Michelle Berglund, and younger sister, Kirra. She is a graduate of Moorpark High School’s independent study program. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming and photography.
Kelli has appeared in numerous commercials for brands such as Old Navy, Hyundai, Bratz, McDonald’s, Mattel, Charter Telephone, etc.
She was seen in Reebok‘s print ads.
She has done modeling for Camarillo Academy of Performing Arts.
Alongside Olivia Holt, she has appeared in Disney Motion’s TRYit – Archery Skills ad.
As a Singer
Along with singer China Anne McClain, she has contributed to the song “Something Real,” and it was released on July 29, 2014.
Kelli debuted with 2006 short film Bye Bye Benjamin for her minor role as Birthday Party Guest.
First TV Show
From 2006 to 2008, Kelli appeared as herself in the Discovery Kids and TLC’s children series entitled Hip Hop Harry. It was a recurring role.
She works out. She has posed in her workout gear on Twitter, which she received from Champion USA.
Kelli Berglund Favorite Things
Food – Cheese Fondue, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Dance Style – Contemporary
Subject – Science
Animal – Elephant
Color – Teal
Movie – The Avengers (2012)
Superhero – Captain America
Dance Film – Center Stage (2000)
Hair Product – Moroccan Oil
Musician / Band – Ed Sheeran, One Direction, Fifth Harmony
School Purchase – Binder
Kelli Berglund Facts
Bionic adventures and building better boys are her hobbies.
Kelli is a trained jazz, hip-hop, and tap dancer. She started taking dance training when she was small.
Apart from acting, she also finds enjoyment doing photography, swimming, video editing, dancing, and creating original films.
Similar to her character Bree Davenport on Lab Rats, she desires to have an invisibility power or mind reading power.
“Sarah McLachlan puppy commercials” makes her feel cry. Whenever she is watching them, she has to change the TV channel.
She used to purchase a half-an-inch thick binder every year, in which she would put a collage consisting of around 25 pictures.
She was a hardworking and dedicated girl in school and would get straight A’s every time. But, she does not call herself a nerd.
She was very social in school and had friends in diversified categories. She had friends who were in drama, football team, dance team, etc.
She cannot live without mascara.
According to Kelli, she can look at the person and tell their sun sign.
She gets emotional while watching Titanic (1997).
She is afraid of bugs and feet, which is a weird type of phobia. She never enjoys wearing sandals and doesn’t like when people touch her with their feet.
She admires singer Selena Gomez and actress Jennifer Lawrence.
In October 2014, she received a male kitten, named, Jesse.