GiaNina is a multi-talented artist and dance entertainer. The fifteen-year-old Gemini, who also goes by the nickname Gia is a professional dancer, actress, ballerina, model as well as a singer. Born and raised in New Jersey, USA, GiaNina’s journey started almost immediately from birth.
Gianina is a sophomore in an undisclosed high school.
Early Years and Family Ties
GiaNina hails from New Jersey, where her journey in the performing arts commenced at an early age. Raised in a supportive and close-knit family, GiaNina’s parents recognized her passion for dance from the moment she took her first steps. Gianina dances with her mother, Joanne Paolantonio, not much is known about her father John Polantinio, but she has a brother as well Joey, and a pet dog named Rocco. Her family’s unwavering encouragement has been a driving force behind her burgeoning career.
Who is GiaNina Dating?
The dancer who just turned eighteen recently is not in any relationship at the moment.
GiaNina Career in view
From the tender age of two, Gianina exhibited an innate talent for dance. Her journey took a significant turn when she joined the renowned Abby Lee Dance Company (ALDC). Under the tutelage of Abby Lee Miller, GiaNina’s skills blossomed, and she quickly became a standout performer on the dance competition scene. GiaNina’s first official career debut happened when she was 9. However, she made her grand entrance debuting in Broadway’s Matilda the Musical constantly performing for a total of 18 months, exiting the stage in September 2016. Thereafter, Gianina took on bigger dancing roles and performances including dancing at Mariah Carey’s rendition of NBC Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting. Subsequently, Gianina was part of the performing team for Mariah’s Christmas tour at Beacon Theater in New York and the Colosseum in Las Vegas in 2017.
GiaNina has performed in front of large audiences countless times.
She is a brand ambassador for GoNoodles and she makes dance videos for them encouraging over 11 million children to adopt healthy life practices such as exercising. Gianina is also a brand ambassador for the dancewear brand, Capezio. Additionally, she has featured on the Nickelodeon lip sync Battle shorties as a part of the Big Battle Crew.
In 2017, GiaNina’s career took a huge leap as she landed a role as the principal ballerina in the top-grossing movie, The Greatest Showman. Another new role recently opened to GiaNina and now, she alongside her mother who is also a dancer, features on the reality show, season 8 of Dance Moms.
Some of her Achievements
Gianina has been competing as a professional dancer on a national level since she was age 5.
She is a dancer at the Broadway Dance Center and Icon Dance in New York City and New Jersey respectively.
Starred as Amanda Thripp in a Broadway show.
At age seven, she became the youngest student to attend the pre-professional Ballet program at Steps on Broadway.
GiaNina has a brand ambassadorial deal with Moon Child, a fashion boutique in New Jersey.
She has been featured in commercials for a host of brands including Reese Brand, Simon Premium Outlet, and Pace Salsa.
GiaNina Net worth
With her career moving progressively from childhood till now, Gianina is surely making some cool cash. As a plus, it is from mostly doing what she loves as a professional dancer. Her current earnings are roughly estimated to be around 1 million US dollars to 5 million dollars.
Social Media Presence
GiaNina Paolantonio actively engages with her audience on diverse social media platforms. With a Twitter account created in September 2012 (@GiaNinasJourney), she shares her journey and experiences with around two thousand followers.
On Instagram since April 2014, GiaNina boasts over 250 thousand followers, with each post receiving tens of thousands of likes, emphasizing her impactful visual storytelling.
Her YouTube channel, ‘GiaNina’s Journey,’ began in January 2007, gaining over 30 thousand subscribers and three million views. Popular videos include coverage of the Mariah Carey Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting and creative choreography to Shawn Mendes’ “Señorita.”
Thriving on TikTok (@gianinasjourney), she has over a hundred thousand followers and three million likes. Her Facebook page connects with over two thousand followers.
Beyond social media, GiaNina’s brand extends to a dedicated website, allowing fans to explore and purchase her merchandise. This comprehensive online presence showcases GiaNina’s adept use of digital platforms to connect with her audience, sharing her dance and entertainment journey.