Janel Meilani Parrish
Oahu, Hawaii, USA
Parrish attended Moanalua Elementary School and Moanalua High School in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.
Actress, model, singer-songwriter
- Father – Mark Parrish (European ancestry)
- Mother – Joanne Parrish (Han Chinese ancestry)
- Siblings – Melissa Parrish (Sister)
Rough Diamond Management, Llc.
Pop, electro-pop, bubblegum pop
5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
50 kg or 110 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Janel Parrish dated –
- Brant Daugherty (2010-2013) – From February 2010 to March 2013, actors Janel and Brant Daugherty dated each other.
- Payson Lewis (2013-2014) – In October 2013, Parrish started dating Payson Lewis after meeting him on the Broadway. They were an item for a complete year and she left him in October 2014 to date her Dancing with the Stars partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
- Val Chmerkovskiy (2014) – Janel competed in the 19th season of Dancing with the Stars and was paired with Ukrainian pro dancer, Val Chmerkovskiy. During her time on the show, she dated him. The relationship started on October 6, 2014 and went until December 3, 2014. By the way, the pair finished third in the show.
- Justin Altamura (2015-Present) – American band The Iron Heart‘s bassist, Justin Altamura and Janel Parrish were working on a music together and gradually, in May 2015, they started dating each other.
Race / Ethnicity
She is half Chinese on her mother’s side and half Caucasian on her father’s side.
Honey brown eyes
33-25-34 in or 84-63.5-87 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)
Her shoe size is speculated to be 6.5 (US).
She has no endorsement deals.
Her religious beliefs are not known.
Best Known For
Playing the role as Mona Vanderwaalon the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars since 2010.
She debuted in music with her electro-pop song “Rainy Day” for the 2007 movie Bratz: The Movie. She also wrote the song herself.
She debuted via 1999 movie Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke. The movie is a 4 part mini-series in which Janel’s role is uncredited.
First TV Show
In 1999 again, she guest appeared in the American action drama series, Baywatch for her role as Hina in its 10th season for their very first two episodes.
Her family members – mom and dad, were bodybuilders. Hence, she goes to gym and trains herself there. Apart from gym training sessions, she likes to go for hiking. Janel is also a fan of Cardio Barre classes.
Janel Parrish Favorite Things
- Beauty Products – Soap & Glory Glow Solution, Nars Blush in Orgasm, Rosebud Perfume Co. Lip Balm, Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Bourbon
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Janel Parrish Facts
- She started playing piano at the age of 6.
- She is good friends with Pretty Little Liars co-stars Ashley Benson, Brant Daugherty and Lucy Hale. Parrish is also close friends with Skyler Shaye, Bratz: The Movie co-star.
- Janel first came into prominence when she won the local talent competitions in Hawaii.
- She is a songwriter too and had been on Broadway.
- Due to her mixed ethnicity, she is called Happa in Hawaii. Happa is a term to describe a half Asian person.
- Visit her official website @ janelparrish.com.
- Connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and MySpace.