If you’ve recently spotted Layla Crawford as “Chayla” in The Upshaws and are thinking hard about where have you seen her before — think no more. She played the kid “Kamran Hanna” on NCIS: LA.
Below, you’ll learn everything you need to know about her.
Layla Crawford Movies And TV Shows
Layla Crawford has been interested in performing ever since she was a kid. So, at the age of three, her parents signed her up at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy where she performed many recitals including “Up On The Roof.” Eventually, Layla then showed an interest in the arts and performing and started acting in her school’s plays.
Then, as she grew up, she started perusing acting on Film and TV screens and booked her first audition for Disney’s Choo Choo Soul with Genieve. It was an exciting experience! Since then, she has booked numerous commercials. Notably, she was a Principal in the Nike “Voices” commercial that aired during the 2012 Summer Olympics. It also featured Lisa Leslie. Also, she got the opportunity to work on a PSA for the National Women’s History Museum later.
In 2012, Layla then marked her footprint in the TV industry, appearing as “Katrina Whittaker” in Note to Self, “Olivia Johnson” in The First Family and and “Chloe Duffy” in Let It Go, almost simultaneously.
The same year, she also appeared as a little girl in Two and a Half Men for two episodes.
Also, she was fortunate enough to book a Recurring Co-Star role as “Kamran Hanna” on NCIS: LA. But she only appeared in four episodes throughout the series between 2011 and 2017. Those episodes were “Betrayal” (Season 3, Episode 9), “Rude Awakenings” (Season 4, Episode 6), “Humbug” (Season 6, Episode 11), and “Uncaged” (Season 8, Episode 23).
Thereafter, she graced many TV shows and movies as The New Normal (2013), I’ve Got Your Back (2013), Criminal Minds (2014), True Blood (2014), Legends (2014), The Mindy Project (2014), Henry Danger (2015), The Legend of Master Legend (2017), Shatterbox (2018), 9-1-1 (2019), King Richard (2021), Truth Be Told (2021) and more.
How Much Is Layla Crawford Net Worth?
By 2023, Layla Crawford garnered a net worth of above $600 thousand.
Did you know: After Layla’s character, “Kamran” in NCIS: LA grew up, actress Kayla Smith assumed her role.
Layla Crawford Age
Layla Crawford was 18 years of age in 2023.
This means she was only 6 when she first filmed NCIS: LA.
Layla Crawford Family
Layla Crawford comes from a family of four — her parents, herself, and her little brother.
As per the star, her mother, Chiquita Crawford is her biggest inspiration. “She inspires and motivates me every day to be a good human being. She is really selfless and has made a lot of sacrifices for me to be able to pursue my dreams. She’s such a strong and amazing woman,” she said.
Also, Layla confessed that when she has kids, she wants to be half the mom that her mother was.
Praising her mother even more, Layla posts a video montage on her mother’s birthday (i.e. on Mat 14) on FB, captioned, “Happy birthday to my best friend in the entire world, I love you with my entire heart. thank you for everything you do to make me happy.”
Likewise, Layla’s close to her father, Richard Crawford, who is a University High School and California State University, Los Angeles graduate. On his birthday (i.e. on June 21) in 2019, she took to her FB to write, “Happy birthday to my wonderful dad❤️ thank you for sacrificing so much for me. I don’t know who I would be without your guidance. I love you endlessly.”
The last we checked, Layla’s parents were still together. Infact, they recently celebrated their 21st marriage anniversary on October 28, 2022.
Now, talking about Layla’s brother, Blake Anthony Crawford is also an actor. You might have seen him as “Ormas” in I Am Mortal (2021), “Young Brandon” in Cereal (2020), and “Kenny” in Animal Kingdon (2019).
Blake only turned 14 on December 20, 2022.
Trivia: Layla’s dearest grandmother passed away in Feb 2021. She was a funny person who made everyone around her laugh out loud. Sadly, the last thing Layla remembers doing with her grandma is face timing and waiting to hang up.
Layla Crawford Boyfriend
Layla Crawford is likely single as of 2023. However, given stars tend to hide their relationship, she could have a secret boyfriend for all we know
But boyfriend or not, what we do know the actress has is “anxiety.” She’s battled anxiety for most of her life, and here’s how she manages it — putting herself first, working out, recording emotions in journals or videos, getting a good night’s rest, and remembering Perfection doesn’t exist.
Layla Crawford Height
Layla Crawford stands tall at a height of under 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
Mentioning her distinct features, Layla has dark hair, brown eyes, an oval face, and a fit body.
Is Layla Crawford On Instagram And Facebook?
As of March 2023, find Layla on Instagram @thereallaylac with 37.9K followers.
When Is Layla Crawford Birthday?
Layla celebrates her birthday on October 12 and is of the Libra zodiac.
Where Is Layla Crawford From?
She hails from Los Angeles, CA.