Everything You Need to Know About Alexa & Katie Star Merit Leighton

We first started crushing on this awesome gal when we found out she voiced Lucinda on Sofia the First, but we're even more obsessed knowing she'll be on Netflix's new show, Alexa & Katie.

Get to know her before binging every episode of the series this Friday!

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(Photo credit: Brett Erickson)

Name: Merit Leighton

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Birthday: June 6

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Fun Facts:

1. To her, there is no better time than the present. She wouldn't want to live in any other time.

2. Her fave colors are pastel pink and blue.

"I love them because they make me feel happy and energetic!" -Merit Leighton

3. She absolutely loves kids. They always make her happy.

"Anytime I see a baby I always smile. They're just too cute!" -Merit Leighton

4. If she were going to be sorted into a Hogwarts house, she would totally be in Hufflepuff.

"Hufflepuff is such an underrated house, and since Hufflepuffs are usually loyal and friendly, I think I'd fit in quite nicely." -Merit Leighton

5. Sailor Moon is one of her biggest inspirations.

"She's a little bit of a cry baby and she can be immature at times, but when push comes to shove she's always there to do her best to fight for her friends with the power of love." -Merit Leighton

6. She is a huge gamer and has a few choice words for anyone who messes with her gaming systems.

"Someone borrowed my Nintendo Switch to play Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and I died the next time I played the game because I didn't know the controls were set up differently!" -Merit Leighton

7. She has seen Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory more times than she can count.


Now that you have the full run-down on Merit, you're going to need THESE adorable pj sets for your weekend binge.