Auli’i Cravalho Overview
Auli’i is the beautiful and endearing voice behind the hit animation movie alongside the Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson.
Her glee club involvement as a soprano in school prepared her well for the part. According to Walt Disney Company Cravalho was the last to audition for this role. She hesitated to audition because there were already hundreds who submitted their samplers.
In just a span of two years hugging the limelight, she earned several nominations that include the Teen Choice Awards as Choice Movie: Fantasy Actress category, and co-sharing with Dwayne Johnson in the Favorite Frenemies Category in Kids’ Choice Awards both in 2017.
She won in the same year, the Choice Movie: Breakout Star category during the Teen Choice Awards, all in the Moana movie engagement.
In 2016, was nominated for Washington DC Area Film Critics Association for the Best Voice Performance Category. She won Alliance of Women Journalists and Annie Awards, two awards for Moana as Best Animated Female and Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production categories, respectively.
She was still unwavering and still doing her rendition of “How far I’ll Go” during the Academy awards when she was hit by a flag used by a dancer as they were performing together. She did an astounding job despite the glaring accident on stage.
Has Auli'i Cravalho been in any other films?
She played a cameo role as Moana’s voice in the 2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet animated feature film. After which, she was in Rise in 2018 for the NBC television series, and also starred as Ariel of The Little Mermaid as part of a live concert aired on November 5, 2019. In addition, she also appeared in All Together Now in Netflix in 2020. She also did a music video for Disney Records in 2018 as well as Moana’s voice for the 2019 Mobile Game released by Disney Magic Kingdoms.
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How old is Auli'l Carvalho?
Auli'i was born on November 22, 2000 in Kohala, Hawaii. She is 23 years old.
How do you pronounce Auli’i Cravalho?
It’s like “OwLee-ee kra-val-yow”
How Auli'i Cravalho was cast for the role of Moana
Who are Auli'i Carvalho's parents?
Her parents are Dwayne (mixed Puerto Rican-Purtuguese-Chinese ancestry) and Cathleen Puanani-Cravalho (Native Hawaiian).
How old was Auli’i Carvalho in Moana?
She was 15 years old when the Moana movie was released in 2016. However, Ms. Cravalho was only 14 years old when she started as voice actress in the role of the Disney Princess Moana. She recorded the movie two years younger than the age of Moana in the story.