Sasha Pieterse born February 17th 1996 is an actress and singer originally born in Johannesburg, South Africa but currently resides in Los Angeles.
Sasha’s parents Sean and Zizi Pieterse were a professional acrobatic dance team and travelled all over the world to perform and Sasha travelled alongside them. The family briefly moved to France, however at the age of 3 Sasha and her family relocated to Nevada, Las Vegas and soon after to Los Angeles where Sasha got her start in the entertainment industry.
Sasha was quickly signed by an agent and began appearing in national advertising campaigns for Nesquik (view the commercial here) and for Firestone Tires. She also did a large amount of various modelling and print work.
Her first TV appearance at 6 years old was on the WB show ‘Family Affair’ in 2002 as Buffy for 6 episodes.
At 9 years old she landed her role as ‘Andie’, a cancer striken young girl on House M.D a role in which she recieved a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award. The episode titled 2×02 Autopsy won the Writers Guild Award for episodic drama in 2006.
Since then Sasha had various film and tv appearances before landing her most role as ‘Alison DiLaurentis’ on the ABC Family show Pretty Little Liars in 2008.
Sasha has been home-schooled throughout her life and graduated at 14 as school was restricting her career as she had to spend a certain number of hours in school a day which made it difficult for her to book jobs.
In 2013 Sasha began her music career and has currently released 4 country singles with the producer Dan Franklin titled; This Country is Badass, R.P.M, I Can’t Fix You and No.
In 2014 Sasha landed multiple film roles in the films, ‘Inherent Vice’ and ‘Burning Bodhi’ as well as becoming a more regular cast member on the show Pretty Little Liars.
Sasha got engaged to her long term boyfriend Hudson Sheaffer at the end of 2015.