American child chef Addison Osta Smith is famous for winning the title of the 4th season of 'MasterChef Junior'—the fourth season was premiered from November 2015 to January 2016. She was just nine years old when she became the champion of the food show in 2016. With that, she became the youngest contestant and also the first female to take the 'Masterchef Junior' crown.
Besides the Masterchef Junior show, she has also appeared in other reality shows such as Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, Hollywood Today Live, the Late Late Show with James Corden, Good Day LA, and The Steve Harvey Show.
Addison Osta Smith's Bio: Age, Birthday
Addison Osta Smith was born on 15 April 2006, in River Forest, Illinois, the United States. She belongs to American nationality while she embraces Irish-North Native American ethnicity.
Family Details, Childhood
The 'MasterChef Junior' champion, Addison Osta Smith, lives with her family in River Forest, Illinois. Her mother's name is Kathleen Osta, and her father's name is Tony Smith. Likewise, she has an elder sister in her family who goes by the name Kaelen Osta Smith.
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While growing up, her parents discovered that she possesses a keen interest in cooking, which led her mother to register Addison's name for the U.S. Masterchef Junior. Later, her father accompanied her for the audition.
Addison Osta Smith poses with the food on 26 December 2018 (Photo: Addison Osta Smith's Instagram)
According to chicagotribune.com, when Addison was asked how she learned to cook, she answered, "I've been making my dad's birthday cake, which is just some cookies and whipped cream." "When I was 6 or 7 years old, I started coming home and wanted to cook and bake. It's an art, and there are so many things you can cook, so many ways to cook and so many options you can choose," she added.
Addison Osta Smith At DWTS Juniors
After successfully winning the chef crown of Masterchef Junior, Addison Osta Smith went on to compete in the 1st season of Dancing with the Stars: Juniors (DWTS Juniors) in 2018.
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In the show, she was mentored by Keo Motsepe and was partnered along with Lev Cameron. She and Lev finished at 11th and 12th positions at the end of the season.
Interesting Facts About Addison Osta Smith
- Addison Osta Smith earned the cash prize of $100,000 when she won the title of MasterChef Junior in 2016.
- Her success on MasterChef Junior provided her an acting opportunity as well—she starred in Justin Long starer ABC sitcom ‘Dream Team’ in 2016.
- She posted a picture of her along with her father on Instagram while wishing him birthday on 18 March 2019.
- On 14 March 2016, she shared her family picture, including her parents and sister, on Instagram.