Monica Moore Smith
Monica Moore Smith is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was born on 27 July 1997 in Boca Raton, Florida. She is a singer, dancer, model, and actress. She is best known for her role as Julie Flanders in the 2016 version of Saturday’s Warrior. She has also had acting parts in the films Tim Timmerman, Hope of America (2017) and Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017). She is often mistaken for Taylor Swift because of their similarities.
Monica is a 5th-degree brown belt in Kenpo Karate. Before attending the Pioneer High School for the Performing Arts and becoming an actress, she was touring, performing, and competing in Kenpo Karate. She has performed on stage in numerous roles. She played the part of Martha Cratchit in the production of the Christmas Carol at the Hale Center Theater in Orem, Utah. She played the part of Adelaide in Guys & Dolls and was a part of the Ensemble in Les Miserable, both at the Scera Theater in Orem, Utah. She was also a backup singer for a Jenny Oaks Baker concert with the Timpanogos Symphony.
Monica Moore Smith was the cover model for the May 2016 edition of Celestial Shine which also included an interview with her, and she appeared on the cover of the February 2014 edition of the LDS Church’s magazine, New Era. Her dancing skills include hip-hop, jazz, tap, and ballet. She enjoys yoga, swimming, softball, and skiing in addition to Karate. Monica has also appeared in commercials and two Mormon Message videos – “You Never Know How Much Good You Do” and “Bullying – Stop It.”
Monica currently attends Brigham Young University in the MDT (Music, Dance, Theater) program. She joined YouTube on 26 December 2011. As of May 2017, her channel has 1,014 subscribers, and her videos have garnered 139,958 views. She has seen viral success with several of her videos, including her La La Land cover “City of Stars,” and “I Need Thee Every Hour” featuring Colby Ferrin.
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Last week Monica Moore Smith released a new music video cover of The Postal Service's "Such Great Heights" featuring her sister, Alana Moore Jefferey. The sweet, romantic version of the song fits in perfectly with the lush, green surroundings in the video. Smith has...
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), there is an average of 121 suicides per day in the United States. With her new music video covering Lady Gaga's song "Million Reasons," Monica Moore Smith, along with Nadia Khristean, Yahosh Bonner,...
This week’s Video Find of the Week features 19-year-old Monica Moore Smith from Boca Raton, Florida, and her amazing, upbeat cover of Who Is Fancy’s “Boys Like You.” Who Is Fancy’s version of the song also features Meghan Trainor and Ariana Grande. Monica is a...