Gianna Simone (born December 22, 1989) is an American actress, model, and producer. Gianna Simone grew up in East Boston in what she describes as a “tough setting”; she was physically and emotionally abused. When she was 14, Gianna was put into foster care, going from home to home while a girls’ home was her base. She began her modeling career at the age of 16 and moved to Los Angeles when she was 21 to pursue a career in acting.Gianna Simone has appeared in roles in the feature films Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Mother's Day (2016), I Can Only Imagine (2018), Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018), and several television series. Gianna has set up the Gianna Simone Foundation with the aim of mentoring young people in foster care and to rescue animals.