Ava Otto, the 12 year old daughter of Limp Bizkit's John Otto and recently also appeared on the CBS dance show, Come Dance With Me who is a big advocate for anti-bullying and is using her voice to help other young kids' mindsets joins eHealth Radio and the Bully Information Channel.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Ava Otto discuss the following:
Growing up with a famous father, how did that play on your mental state as a child and being around kids or even parents who may have been jealous of your lifestyle?
You were bullied by other parents. How did you overcome this? What is your advice to other kids today?
You also give back through your own foundation, Passion Project X, tell us more.
Why do you love to inspire and bring joy to others via social media? Why does that keep you in a healthy mindset overall?
Ava Otto is a Los Angeles-based professional actress, dancer and model. When she was 5 years old, Ava performed a song and dance for her elementary school talent show. That was the moment she fell in love with performing. That same year, 2015, Ava booked her first job singing with Grammy award winner Darlene Koldenhoven. The following year she began her acting career and joined her first competition team at the local dance studio. Ava has earned numerous national titles, top placements, and top scholarships.
Ava excels in many forms of dance, including contemporary, ballet/pointe, jazz, hip hop, and lyrical, as well as in musical theater. She also studies ballroom and aerial arts. She is a natural contortionist and intermediate/advanced tumbler. Ava has choreographed with and danced in various concept videos with industry leaders. She has appeared in commercials, an independent film, various print campaigns, TV interviews, podcasts, and more.
Currently, she is dancing alongside her famous dad, John Otto, drummer of Limp Bizkit on a new CBS television show Come Dance With Me. The show is produced by LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell.
Ava is a highly sought-after dance photography model. In 2020, she was chosen to be an AS Dancewear Mentee by brand owner and renowned ballerina Alison Stroming. She enjoys modeling for the brand and supporting other young artists. Ava is passionate about empowering others through her nonprofit Passion Project X. The organization focuses on providing various forms of support to others who are pursuing their dreams.
Ava is equally ambitious about her academic career. She is in her final year of middle school and is currently enrolled in college courses. In her free time, Ava enjoys gaming, shopping, and spending time with friends, family, and beloved pups. She also enjoys vlogging, cooking, long road trips, and even longer naps!