Cierra Ramirez is an American singer and actress who released her first EP, titled “Discreet,” in 2016. She is best known for her roles in The Fosters, The Secret Life of The American Teenager, and Disney Channel’s The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
She was born on March 9, 1995, in Houston, Texas, the USA, as Cierra Alexa Ramirez.
”I was surrounded by a lot of Mexican culture in Texas,” Ramirez said about her childhood. ”I loved Houston, I loved the people, loved the food, I can’t talk about that enough.”
Cierra has a sister named Savannah.
She is of Colombian and Mexican descent. ”My dad’s Colombian and my mom’s Mexican…so that makes me Mexilombian,” she tweeted in 2014.
Ramirez graduated high school through a home-school program.
Cierra performed a song in the music television show ”Showtime at the Apollo” at age 10.
In 2006, Ramirez made her television debut on an episode of the police TV series ”CSI: Miami.”
In 2007, Cierra began playing the recurring role of Jasmine on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, a teen aired on Disney Channel that centers on Zack Martin and Cody Martin (Dylan and Cole Sprouse), a set of twins who live at the Tipton Hotel.
In 2012, she starred in Girl in Progress, a drama film directed by Patricia Riggen. For her performance, Cierra won an ALMA Award for Favorite Movie Actress Supporting Role.
From 2012 to 2013, Ramirez starred as Kathy in 22 episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, a teen drama television series that aired on ABC Family.
From 2013 to 2018, she played Mariana Adams Foster in The Fosters, a family drama TV series created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige. The series follows the lives of the members of the Foster family.
”I grew up on that show essentially, and that whole cast and crew just really became a family to me,” she told ET Online about her role in The Fosters. Ramirez added: ”It was a very topical show. Very groundbreaking in its own way.”
On June 20, 2016, she released her first EP, Discreet. It debuted at number 16 on the iTunes pop charts. ”Music has always been my first love,” Ramirez confessed. ”It’s actually how I got into acting.”
In 2019, Cierra started to perform as Mariana Adams Foster on Good Trouble, the spin-off of the Freeform show The Fosters. In January 2020, Good Trouble was renewed for a third season.
”Good Trouble deals with things that are uncomfortable for a lot of people to talk about. But it’s necessary,” Cierra said during an interview.
On February 28, 2020, Ramirez released her debut album, titled – ”Over Your Head” via Tribeca Music Group/ Empire. The album reached number 15 on the US Pop iTunes Charts.
In 2015, Cierra Ramirez started to date Jeff Wittek, an American YouTuber and actor, who gained fame for his YouTube series ‘Jeff’s Barbershop.’ He has worked with celebrity personalities such as DJ Pauly D and Big Sean. Jeff is part of David Dobrik‘s The Vlog Squad.
The two first met in a nightclub in LA. In 2018, Cierra and Wittek broke up amicably. In 2020, Wittek joked about the fact that he is famous only because he dated Cierra.
Cierra Ramirez is currently dating a musician named Othrsyde on Instagram.
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5′ 1″ (1.55 m)
”I love Amy Winehouse, and Billie Eilish is my current favorite.”
”Tell the people you love that you love them.”
”You ever meet someone & think about how much better life is.”
”I think it’s so inspiring to see someone smart making a change and not taking no for an answer.”
”I’m becoming very comfortable with who I am and what that means.”
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Cierra Ramirez – Net Worth
Ramirez earned most of her wealth from performing in over 20 movies and TV series. She has appeared on the TV series CSI: Miami, Zoey 101, and Desperate Housewives.
Cierra is best remembered for her recurring role of ‘Jasmine’ on The Disney Channel’s The Sweet Life of Zack and Cody, as well as her role as Mariana Adams Foster in The Fosters and Good Trouble.
The actress also has an Instagram account with over 2,7 million followers on which she occasionally publishes paid posts. Therefore, actress Cierra Ramirez has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
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