Claire Ryan Crosby is among America’s latest child superstars. She came into the public eye singing Disney tunes alongside her father, Dave Crosby & later joined the cast of NBC’s “Little Big Shots” in 2017.
Personal Life : Parents, Mother & Family
- Claire was born on October 5, 2012.
- She is the first child of Dave (father) and Ashley Crosby (mother), both US citizens.
- Claire’s parents met and started seeing each other while still in college.
- She also has a younger brother called Carson, born on October 28, 2014. It is not clear yet if Claire’s baby brother shares her musical talents.
- The family live in Seattle and all four of them travel together for Claire’s film shoots and recordings.
How it All Started :
- Claire’s newly found singing career began in 2016 when her parents met film producer, Ed Arenas, in Hawaii.
- He apparently suggested that Claire should audition for a part in the 2017 movie “The Little Mermaid.”
- Claire and her mother made and sent an audition tape. Soon, they were travelling to Georgia to shoot Claire’s first movie.
- She then recorded a cover of Gethsemane for Easter 2016.
- The same year, she traveled to Utah and California for to record TV shows and also recorded covers and music videos of various Disney tracks with her father for their YouTube Channel.
- Her last work released in 2016 was cover of Silent Night.
Claire and the Crosbys :
- Claire’s father launched the YouTube channel ‘Claire and the Crosbys’ in January 2016.
- On the channel, the family posts homemade music videos of Disney covers.
- They first posted a cover from the Disney movie, Frozen, but it was Claire’s cover of The Little Mermaid’s Part Of Your World that went viral received coverage on local news stations.
- Within a year, the channel had gained close to 500,000 subscribers and millions of views.
- The adorable father and daughter duo has since released covers of Toy Story’s You Got A Friend In Me and Tarzan’s You’ll Be In My Heart.
Claire Ryann Ellen & Other TV Appearances :
- In 2017, Claire transitioned from singing on YouTube to singing live on TV.
- She has appeared with her father in Episodes of The Ellen DeGeneres Show & has also been interviewed on King 5 News.
- On March 26, 2017, the singing sensation performed on the TV talent show for child stars Little Big Shots.
Interesting Facts & Trivia :
- For Christmas 2016, Claire received a toy Dogmobile & a miniature kitchen.
- Her favorite colors are blue, lavender, white, and pink and her favorite princesses are Sleeping Beauty, Ariel, and Elsa, in that order.
- The young star says that the best part of 2016 was “Meeting so many new friends” and she said a touching thank you “To everyone for being so nice to me and watching my videos.”