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Miriam McDonald Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Miriam McDonald Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6½ in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth July 26, 1987
Zodiac Sign Leo
Hair Color Blonde

Miriam McDonald is a Canadian actress and voiceover artist who is best known for having been cast as Emma Nelson, daughter of Shane McKay and Christine “Spike” Nelson who is an environmental rights activist, in the teen drama television series called Degrassi: The Next Generation from 2001 to 2010. Miriam has also been cast in numerous other shows and movies which include Poison Ivy: The Secret Society, Lost Girl, System Crash, Orphan Black, She’s Too Young, Blue MurderSea BeastXIII: The SeriesDevil’s Diary, The Poet, A Veteran’s Christmas, and Naturally, Sadie.

Born Name

Miriam Katherine McDonald

Nick Name


Miriam McDonald as seen while taking a selfie in February 2019
Miriam McDonald as seen while taking a selfie in February 2019 (Miriam McDonald / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Oakville, Ontario, Canada





Miriam McDonald has been trained by acting coach Dean Armstrong, of Queer as Folk (2000) fame. She also attended Ryerson University in Toronto.


Actress, Voiceover Artist


  • Sibling – She has a sister.


Miriam McDonald has been repped by The Characters Talent Agency Ltd., Talent Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Net Worth

According to, her net worth had been $3 Million.



Miriam McDonald in October 2020
Miriam McDonald in October 2020 (Miriam McDonald / Instagram)


5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm


57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Miriam McDonald has dated –

  1. Marc Minardi (2001-2002) – In May 2001, she started going out with actor Marc Minardi. However, they parted ways the following year.
  2. Ryan Cooley (2006-2007) – Consultant and former actor Ryan Cooley and Miriam began dating in June 2006 but their relationship soon ended in 2007. They have worked together in Degrassi.

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Hair Color


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Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Pouty lips
  • Curvy physique

Brand Endorsements

In 2000, Miriam McDonald was cast in a Budweiser commercial that featured *NSYNC.

She has also done a commercial to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Miriam McDonald as seen while posing for a picture in December 2019
Miriam McDonald as seen while posing for a picture in December 2019 (Miriam McDonald / Instagram)

Miriam McDonald Facts

  1. At the age of 10, she shifted to downtown Toronto.
  2. From 2001 to 2002, Miriam McDonald provided vocals to the character of Chewy, a mouse who is the grandson of the great inventor Dr. Chu, in the 3D Japanese-Canadian children’s television series, Pecola, which stars cube-shaped anthropomorphic animals in a place called Cube Town.
  3. Miriam appeared as Willa in the 2007 drama film, The Poet, which stars Nina Dobrev, Colm Feore, Roy Scheider, Kim Coates, and Daryl Hannah.
  4. In August 2007, she graced the cover of Reader’s Digest.
  5. Miriam has shared a close bond with actress Megan Park.
  6. She played the character named Madison in an episode titled Conditions of Existence of the science fiction thriller television series, Orphan Black, in April 2013.
  7. Miriam McDonald enjoys dancing, including ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop. She also loves to swim and play tennis.

Featured Image by Miriam McDonald / Instagram

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