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Xochitl is among the superstar contestants of DWTS season 32.
Xochitl is paired with Val Chmerkovskiy.
Xochitl is understood for taking part in America Chavez within the MCU.
Xochitl Gomez (pronounced “so-cheel”) goes to be bringing a giant dose of thrilling Gen Z power to Dancing with the Stars season 32. The 17-year-old is paired up with DWTS professional Val Chmerkovskiy this season, and he or she’s obtained her eye on the mirrorball trophy. The actress is the youngest solid member of season 32.
So, who’s Xochitl Gomez? She’s solely 17 years outdated, however she’s already taking Hollywood by storm. The ballroom higher prepare for Xochitl! HollywoodLife has rounded up every part it’s essential to learn about Xochitl.
Xochitl Gomez and Val Chmerkovskiy are ‘DWTS’ companions. (ABC)
Xochitl Made Her MCU Debut within the Doctor Strange Sequel
Xochitl performed America Chavez in Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness, which was launched in 2022. America has the flexibility to leap between the Multiverse, and Wanda/Scarlet Witch makes an attempt to take America’s powers within the movie. America is a queer Latina who was raised by two moms. America is the MCU’s first Latina LGBTQ+ character.
Xochitl Rose to Fame on The Baby-Sitters Club
Xochitl performed Dawn Schafer within the first season of Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club. She needed to depart the present forward of its second season after getting her function in Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness. “It was unhappy that I may solely do one season of The Baby-Sitters Club since I clearly wished to do the second season, however each the present and Doctor Strange had been filming on the identical time. It was throughout [peak] COVID, so I couldn’t fly from England to Canada. I used to be actually bummed out,” Xochitl instructed Seventeen. Prior to Doctor Strange, Xochitl appeared in TV exhibits like Raven’s Home, You’re the Worst, and Gentified.
Xochitl Is Experienced in Martial Arts
Xochitl is a fan of martial arts, which she began earlier than The Baby-Sitters Club. While auditioning for Doctor Strange, the actress revealed to Seventeen that she did “kickboxing and stunt tumbling each different day for a few hours. It was intense, however I felt prefer it was mandatory as a result of if I obtained to the subsequent stage, I didn’t wanna perform a little and be nervous.”
Xochitl Gomez at Variety’s ‘Power of Young Hollywood’ occasion. (Image Press Agency/NurPhoto/Shutterstock)
Xochitl Has Dyslexia
The actress revealed she is dyslexic in an interview about how she ready for her function in Doctor Strange 2. “It’s sort of the identical preparation I do for all my auditions. I get the slides and go over them and over them as a result of I’ve dyslexia, so to ensure that me to not fumble round, I’ve to actually really know the fabric,” she instructed People Chica.
Xochitl Is Bilingual
Xochitl’s dad is from Mexico, and he or she instructed People Chica that she “grew up with numerous Mexican influences as a result of all the children I performed with and my babysitter was from Mexico. My mother and father communicate Spanish at dwelling, so I really feel like I’ve lived in each worlds, and that has formed who I’m as an individual.”