Julia Holt was born on November 23,1993 in New Orleans, LA. She is multi-ethnic. Her father has Trinidadian, Bajan, Carib, Vincentian, and Indian ancestry, and her mother has English, German, Irish, Scottish, and French ancestry. Julia was no stranger to the stage at a young age. She performed in musical theater since the age of five. Julia is also a composer, who composed her first original piece at eight years old. She attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts for jazz piano. Throughout high school, Julia performed jazz piano and vocals at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and French Quarter Festival with the Don Jamison School of Music. She attended Loyola University in New Orleans for Music Industry Studies and Film.