Born December 6, 1996 in Chicago, Illinois, Scott and her family moved to Melbourne, Florida, when she was six years old. At age eight, she found her passion for acting while performing in a production of "Annie," and soon thereafter began booking various commercials, print work, live vocal performances and theatre throughout Florida.
Scott's first big role was in "Beethoven's Big Break," which premiered on Disney Channel in 2009. She went on to have guest roles in the television series "Chuck" and "The New Adventures of Old Christine," for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award. Scott also starred in the feature film "Flipped,” and played a younger version of Natalie Portman's character in the theatrical release "No Strings Attached."
Most recently, Scott completed filming on "Frenemies," an upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie for which she also sang the lead soundtrack.
Stefanie is an accomplished recording artist and songwriter. Most recently she recorded her recent singles "The Girl I Used to Know" and "FYI" along with a music video which she produced and is currently working on an album She has performed live at and many concerts including The Knitting Factory, Six Flags Magic Mountain and and recently won a Young Artist Award 2011.
An avid animal lover, Scott has a Chihuahua named Mocha, a Bijon named Frosty, and two cats, Tinkerbelle and Pumpkin. She also rides horses in her spare time. Scott is very active in charitable organizations, including World Vision, through which she sponsors a young girl in Zimbabwe, as well as DoSomething.org, Girls Up, Children’s Hospital of Orange County and The Hollywood Arts Foundation.
Scott currently resides in Los Angeles, California, with her mother, an inventor who created a gluten-free play-dough for children with Autism and Celiac's Disease, and her father, an endodontist. She has two older brothers – Troy, an avid golfer attending college in Colorado, and Trent, a law student in Florida. Scott hopes to attend Northwestern University, her father's Alma Mater.