The Hawaiian actress best known for performing in the Broadway shows 'Jesus Christ Superstar' (2017) and 'Les Misérables' (2014-2015). Not to mention, Keala Settle showcased abilities and talent in the Broadway show 'Hairspray the Musical'.
November 5, 1975
Oahu, Hawaii, United States
Keala Settle is a prominent American actress who gained recognition on Broadway with her originating role of Norma Valverde in ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ (2013). It became a phenomenal success that the role won her a Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for the role. She also gained critical recognition with her portrayal of the bearded lady named Lettie Lutz in the musical film, ’The Greatest Showman’ (2017). Her song ‘This Is Me’ (2017) earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.