|Shay Mitchell Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7½ in|
|Date of Birth||April 10, 1987|
Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress, model, entrepreneur, producer, and author who gained popularity with her role as Emily Fields in the American teen drama mystery-thriller television series Pretty Little Liars, a role that got her nominated for a Teen Choice Award for “Choice Summer TV Star – Female” as well as a People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Cable TV Actress”. In addition to that, Shay is also known for her roles like Stella Cole in the comedy series Dollface, Megan Reed in the supernatural horror-thriller film The Possession of Hannah Grace, Peach Salinger in the psychological thriller television series You, Irina Webber in the sci-fi action-adventure television series Aaron Stone, Nicole in the musical comedy-drama film Dreamland, and Tina in the romantic comedy-drama film Mother’s Day.
Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell
Shay, Shay Buttah, Shay Mitch
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Shay Mitchell attended Rockridge Secondary School. Later, she enrolled herself in West Vancouver Secondary School in West Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Actress, Model, Entrepreneur, Producer, Author
- Father – Mark Mitchell
- Mother – Precious Garcia
- Siblings – Sean Mitchell (Younger Brother)
- Others – Lea Salonga (First Cousin-once-removed) (Actress, Singer)
Shay has been signed with these agencies –
- Agency for the Performing Arts L.A.
- AMI Artist Management Inc., Talent Agency, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5 ft 7½ in or 171 cm
60 kg or 132 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Shay Mitchell has dated –
- Steve Milatos – She was romantically involved with Greek model Steve Milatos in the past.
- Keegan Allen (2012) – American actor Keegan was RUMORed to be dating Mitchell in April 2012.
- Ryan Silverstein (2013-2014) – From 2013 to 2014, the actress dated Ryan Silverstein, who grew up with Drake in Toronto.
- Jacob Artist – It was RUMORed that she once had an affair with American actor, singer, and dancer Jacob Artist.
- Jimmy Butler (2016) – She had a short-termed romance with American basketball player Jimmy Butler from January to July 2016.
- Matte Babel (2017-Present) – In 2017, she started dating actor, Matte Babel. They welcomed their first child together, a girl named, Atlas Noa in October 2019. In February 2022, the couple revealed that they were expecting their 2nd child together. They welcomed a baby girl named Rome in May 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Asian, Hispanic, and White)
She is of Filipino and Spanish descent on her mother’s side and has Irish and Scottish ancestry on her father’s side.
On asking about her sexuality, this is what Shay has said in 2017 –
“…I don’t label myself either. I fall in love with the spirit of somebody. Love is love, and that’s something that I’ll keep saying.”
- Silky black hair
- Toned legs
37-25-34 in or 94-63.5-86 cm
6 (US) or 38 (EU)
8.5 (US) or 6 (UK) or 39 (EU)
She is the spokesperson for Pantene Pro-V Nature Fusion. Also, she has served as an ambassador for the Somaly Mam Foundation until 2014.
Best Known For
Playing the role of Emily Fields (one of the main roles) in the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars since 2010.
In 2013, Shay played the role of Marissa in the short film Immediately Afterlife.
First TV Show
In 2009, she guest appeared in the Canadian teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation for her role as a model in an episode titled “Up Where We Belong”.
She likes to climb ropes as a way to stay fit. She also takes help from personal trainer Andrew Schuth, who is very motivating as per Shay. For instance, sometimes Andrew would motivate Mitchell to do 10 more reps.
She is a foodie also and she does not hesitate to accept that. Shay likes pizza and pasta, the most.
Shay Mitchell’s Favorite Things
- Food – Italian, Thai, mother’s cooked food
- Meal – Chicken roti from Island Foods in Toronto
- TV Shows – Entourage, Californication, Orange Is the New Black, The Oprah Winfrey Show
- Movies – Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), The Little Mermaid (1989), Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
- Holiday Destination – Moorea, Tahiti
- Place – Italy
Shay Mitchell’s Facts
- She started learning dancing at the age of 5.
- Her fans or followers are known as “Mitchies.”
- Shay is the first cousin (once removed) of the singer and actor, Lea Salonga.
- Being an actress, her dream role is to play Bond girl.
- Shay loves cooking. She can cook a nice pizza and pasta.
- Mitchell became an international model at the age of 15. Have a look at her pics.
- She has road rage.
- She is afraid of rodents and small spaces.
- Mitchell had her first kiss at 13 during the spin-a-bottle game.
- Like many other celebs, she was also bullied in school.
- She has a celebrity crush on Paul Walker and Ryan Gosling.
- She has appeared in music videos for songs like Hold My Hand by Sean Paul, In My Feelings by Drake, and Under You by Nick Jonas.
- In August 2021, Shay purchased a 7,877 square feet mansion in the Hidden Hills neighborhood for $7.2 million.
- In September 2022, it was revealed that Shay had dyed her hair “red”.
- When she resides in the hotel, she is the cleanest person ever. But, this is not the case when she is at home.
- She likes savory food over sweet with one exception. She likes honey doughnuts and goodies doughnuts in Vancouver.
- She prefers to stay at home than to go out.
- In 2018, she started a luggage line called BEIS.
- She finds it hard to rest for more than 4 or 5 hours even when she has sufficient time.
- Shay still has that shirt that she wore during her audition for Pretty Little Liars for playing Emily Fields.
- Her biggest pet peeve is when people talk while having food in their mouths.
- She can actually walk more comfortably in heels than in flats.
- In 2014, Shay rescued her German shepherd-Labrador dog named Angel.
- Shay has the habit of washing her feet before going to bed.
- After doing boxing, she finds herself more powerful and inspired.
- She doesn’t like blue cheese.
- She has also undergone LASIK eye surgery in the past.
- All her fingers are double-jointed.
- She started her YouTube channel in 2015 as a way to help people go on holiday with her.
- She likes warm weather over cold one.
- She is afraid of heights. However, she can do skydiving without any problem.
- She sometimes put her gums on top of water bottles and other things.