Larsen Thompson Best Known For Her success as a back-up dancer and also appearing in the music videos for several high profile celebs. Being a popular model. She has graced the cover of numerous magazines and walked the ramp for some of the biggest names in fashion.
Born Name: Larsen Thompson
Nick Name: Lar Lar, L-POP
Occupation: Dancer, Actress, Model
Years active: 2000–present
Born: November 19, 2000, 19 years and 4 months, Thousand Oaks, California, United States
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Measurements: 36-25-35 in / 91-64-90 cm
Bra size: 34C
Larsen attended Newbury Park High School in California.
Father – Kirk Thompson
Siblings – Cole Thompson (Brother)
Others – Julianne McNamara (Aunt) (Olympic gold medallist for artistic gymnastics).
Larsen Grace Thompson (born November 19, 2000) is an American actress, model, and dancer. She is signed to Next Management
Thompson began dancing at an early age, when she was 4. At age 9, she was training in hip-hop, tap, contemporary, and ballet. At 12 she began traveling to international dance conventions.
In 2013, she signed with Zuri Models children’s talent agency. She appeared as a dancer/actor in shows such as American’s Got Talent, Disney Awards for Florida, 2013 Teen Choice Awards with Christiana Aguilera and Pitbull, Nickelodeon’s The Fresh Beat Band, The Voice, and X-factor.
At age 15, Thompson got her first big break when her choreographed YouTube video ‘IDFWU’ went viral receiving over 4 million views, in 2016. Later that year her choreographed YouTube video for ‘Run The World’ also went viral receiving over 8 million views. Thompson also appeared in Sia’s music video for The Greatest, and Børns’ track American Money in 2016.
In 2017, Thompson was featured in P!nk’s music video Beautiful Trauma, and Katy Perry’s video in Chained to the Rhythm.
In 2018, Thompson collaborated with Marc Jacobs for the brand’s fragrance Friends of Daisy. Her debut feature film Bloodline with Seann William Scott by Blum House Productions was released in September 2018.
Thompson has modeled for Betsey Johnson, Dior, Fendi, Juicy Couture, Superga, Target, Puma, Gap, Hollister, and others.
She has appeared as a backup dancer for artists including Børns, Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, Katy Perry, P!nk, Sia, Silento, and more. She has also danced alongside Janet Jackson while on her Unbreakable Tour in Southern California, as well as dancing in commercials for Macy’s, the Troll’s movie with Betsey Johnson, Vogue Italia x Gucci, and others.
Larsen Thompson is represented by Next Models.
Freckles all over her body
Larsen Thompson has done endorsement work for the following brands –
Target Back to School
She has collaborated on the social media for digital advertising campaigns of the following brands –
Anastasia of Beverly Hills
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance in 2011 as a dancer on the television series The Fresh Beat Band on Nickelodeon.
Larsen likes to stay physically fit and so, she works out every day. Apart from dancing regularly, which keeps her in the best shape, she runs for 2 miles every day and enjoys boxing often.
While in Los Angeles, she loves to attend dance classes at the Millennium Dance Complex and trains with her favorite choreographer Brian Freedman. She tries to squeeze in 25 hours of dance in a week but due to her busy working schedule, it fluctuates a lot.
She starts her day with a hard-boiled egg and fruits.
Larsen Thompson Favorite Things
Movie Role – Bella from Twilight
TV Shows – The Vampire Diaries, The Fosters
Sneakers – Michael Kors
Book – The Outsiders
Career Icon – Kate Moss
Dream Concert – Taylor Swift
Dance Tracks – One Dance by Drake, Work It by Missy Elliott
Fashion Campaign – Juicy Couture
Music Video Project – Chained to the Rhythm by Katy Perry
Runway To Walk – Chanel
Dance Movie – High Strung
Clothes While Working Out – Rita Ora Collection from Adidas, Beyonce’s Ivy Park collection from Top Shop
Larsen Thompson Facts
She has received formal training since the age of 9 in different styles of dancing like hip-hop, ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary.
She has created a name for herself in the industry by being a backup dancer for The Voice, X Factor, America’s Got Talent, Fresh Beat Band, and Shake It Up.
At the 2013 Industry Voice Awards, she was included in the top 10 prodigies of the year.
As a dancer, Larsen has been a part of the lilBEASTS dance crew and the Suga N Spice dance crew.
She has performed as a backup dancer for Christina Aguilera and Pitbull at the Kids Teen Choice Awards and for Flo Rida, at the Radio Disney Music Awards.
Larsen has also been featured in the official music videos of stars like Katy Perry (Oblivia), Børns (American Money), Sia (The Greatest), Silento (Watch Me Whip), and The Eden Project (The Weekend).
She has been a backup dancer at Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable tour while she performed in Southern California.
Her first magazine cover appearance was with Neo2 which was followed by Indie and Factice fashion magazines.
Her modeling career started at the age of 9 when she did a commercial for Target and got asked to do their print campaign as well.
She is a good friend of fellow dancer Taylor Hatala and the duo have appeared in several dance videos on YouTube, which have gone viral. Her dance videos on Beyonce’s Who run the world and Big Sean’s I don’t F@#k with you in which she collaborates with Hatala have received wild acclaim.
Visit her official website @ larsenthompson.com.