Shay Mitchell is one of the renowned Canadian actresses who has also previously acted as a model in various drama series. She has been known as Emily Fields in one of the Freeform series known as ‘Pretty Little Liars’. She had been one of the big fans of Jennifer Lopez until her friends used to refer her as ShayLo. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Shay Mitchell in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Shay Mitchell was born on 10th April 1987 in Mississauga, Ontario with her actual name being Shannon Ashley Mitchell. Her mother is known as Precious Garcia who is a Filipina while her father is known as Mark Mitchell who has got Scottish Irish ancestry. They both work in finance.
In her early life, Shay Mitchell had much interest in theatre and arts that made her pursue this career. At the age of five, she had already begun taking dance lessons with a group of dancers, and they toured a city in which she managed to complete the dance lessons in several dance schools. At the age of ten, she found a place in an international modeling agency where she represented the pre-teen and the teen girls.
She studied at Rockridge Secondary School then enrolled to West Vancouver Secondary School in which she graduated as a big fan for Jennifer Lopez nicknamed JLo. This made her friends nickname her ShayLo.
During the year 2013, Mitchell started dating Ryan Silverstein in Toronto who works as a rapper’s assistant on Drake’s record label. Their relationship later split in the year 2014. After that, she began dating a Canadian television host known as Matte Babel in the year 2016, who was additionally, a music exec. Their relationship has remained private for a long period of time though do photo posting on social media.
Career, Awards & Nominations
She has had a successful career line after her selection in the International Modeling Agency through which before the end of her teens, she had made her name in the modeling field becoming a poster girl in several companies in Bangkok, Barcelona and Hong Kong.
After the completion of her modeling, she went back to Toronto where she studied acting where she appeared in a Canadian teen drama series known as ‘Degrassi: The Next Generations’. She then got a wonderful breakthrough in her career in 2009 when she joined the ABC Family which is currently the Freeform. She has played the role o a Jock girl as Emily fields in this television adaptation for a book series ‘Pretty Little Liars. Following her fame, she has appeared in other TV shows such as Disney XD series, etc. She has played a role in writing acting as a co-author of a young adult novel named ‘Bliss’.
She has been nominated on a variety of awards through the role she plays in the Pretty Little Liars such as the Young Hollywood Awards in 2011
Net Worth & Earnings
At the age of 31, Mitchell has got lots of success both as an actor and as a model. This has contributed highly to her success in this career. Followed with a great passion to the same, she has earned much from these fields. Venturing even in other areas such as book writing has also been one of the other areas that have led to this success. With this, Shay Mitchell has a net worth of $3 million.
In conclusion, Shay is one of the stars who is religious offering much support through charitable organizations and events such as the support to Somaly Mam Foundation in 2014 for fighting sex trafficking. This all has led to her good reputation as a star, model, and an actor.