Samantha Ann Bailey was born on November 21st, 2001, in Mission Hills, California. She started modeling at the age of 2 months in a local scholarship pageant. By 16 months, Samantha was performing in local dance shows with her aunts. At age 3, she won the Little Miss & Mister Hawaiian Tropic West Coast title and did modeling for Hawaiian Tropic and Hollywood Babe clothing. Samantha was always putting on a show for others. She loved performing and being the center of attention.
Samantha received her first Honda 50cc Dirt Bike at age 3. According to Samantha, that was the "best present ever" until her little sister, Brianna, was born in 2005, then she was the "best present ever". She loves supercross and regularly goes dirt bike riding with her family. Samantha is currently working on teaching Brianna how to ride. Samantha started Kindergarten at age 4 and was reading before she turned 4 1/2. Samantha is extremely bright and entered the 3rd grade in August 2008, a full year ahead of schedule. Her favorite subjects are Art, Science & Math.
In 2006, she met Nelson Parks from The ESI Network. She was invited in for a meeting and within a week, she was signed with ESI for management and Amsel, Eisenstadt & Fraizer for theatrical & commercial representation. Shortly after that she was signed with Colleen Cler for print representation. Since then, she has done print work for companies such as Disney, Educational Insights, TeeTots, as well as many others. Samantha can also been seen in a national Lowe's commercial, the movie "The Hottie and the Nottie", "NCIS" - Angel of Death and her latest role as Young Olive Snook on ABC's "Pushing Daisies". Samantha joined the Screen Actors Guild in 2007.
Over the past 2 years, Samantha has been involved with raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She has attended several of the Los Angeles, Santa Monica & Oxnard JDRF walks. This year, she designed a t-shirt drawing to wear at the walk and a coloring book for the kids at the walk.
Samantha is a very outgoing, articulate little girl who is full of personality. She loves telling jokes and making others laugh. She has a strong passion for acting and loves entertaining others. She is definitely one to watch!