Paola Andino

Paola Nicole Andino (born March 22, 1998)[1] is an American actress known for her lead role as Emma Alonso in the Nickelodeon series, Every Witch Way.

Paola Andino
Andino on August 1, 2014
Paola Nicole Andino

(1998-03-22) March 22, 1998[1]
Years active2010–present


Andino was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico,[2][3] and moved to Dallas, Texas, at the age of three[4] with her parents and brother.[5] As a child, she danced competitively as a member of Lewisville's Footlights Dance Studio;[6][7] at the age of ten she started taking acting classes with Antonia Denardo at Denardo Talent Ventures in Lewisville.[6][8] After a guest appearance in an episode of Grey's Anatomy,[8] in 2011 she starred in Hallmark Hall of Fame's movie Beyond the Blackboard.[9][10]

In December 2013, she got the role of Emma Alonso, the female lead, in the series Every Witch Way, which started airing in January 2014.[11] For this role she was nominated as Best Young Actress at the 29th Imagen Awards.[12][13]


Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Grey's Anatomy Lily Price Episode: "These Arms of Mine"
2011 Beyond the Blackboard Maria TV movie
2014 ReactToThat Herself
2014–15 Every Witch Way Emma Alonso/Evil Emma Lead role
2015 Talia in the Kitchen Emma Alonso Crossover episode: "Every Witch Lola's"
2015 WITS Academy Emma Alonso 2 episodes
2017 Queen of the South Olivia "Chaparra" Gutiérrez 5 episodes


  1. "Birthdate". March 22, 2015. Retrieved April 10, 2015.
  2. "Serie de Nickelodeon estrena con talento boricua" [Nickelodeon series debuts with Puerto Rican talent] (in Spanish). January 2, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  3. "La 'magia' de Paola Andino" [Paola Andino's "magic"] (in Spanish). June 22, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  4. "LHS-Harmon's Andino Balancing Life as Student and Actress". January 8, 2014. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  5. "Conoce a Paola Andino de 'Every Witch Way' (entrevista)" [Get to know Paola Andino from 'Every Witch Way' (interview)] (in Spanish). September 7, 2014. Retrieved September 11, 2014.
  6. "'Every Witch Way' Star Paola Andino Opens Up about Her Acting Career and Starring as Emma Alonso on the New Nickelodeon Show". January 2, 2014. Archived from the original on July 14, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  7. "Q&A with Paola Andino". January 10, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  8. "Enfocada en HOLLYWOOD" [Focused on Hollywood] (in Spanish). April 25, 2011. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  9. "Review: 'Beyond the Blackboard'". April 20, 2011. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  10. ""Beyond the Blackboard," A New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation Starring Emily VanCamp, to Be Broadcast Sunday, April 24 on the CBS Television Network". March 1, 2011. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  11. "'Every Witch Way' Premieres on Nickelodeon Wednesday January 1". December 18, 2013. Retrieved July 30, 2014.
  12. "Nominees for the 29th Annual Imagen Awards Announced". June 19, 2014. Archived from the original on June 24, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  13. "Winners of 29th Annual Imagen Awards Announced Honoring Latinos in Entertainment". August 1, 2014. Archived from the original on October 22, 2014. Retrieved August 7, 2014.
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