Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress who is recognized by the masses as Emily Fields who appears on the series ‘Pretty Little Liars’.

Personal life

Shay Mitchell graced the earth on 10th April, 1987 in Ontario, Canada as the daughter of Mark Mitchell and Precious Garcia. Shay was raised in a wealthy family as her parents used to work in finance. Shay has a younger brother named Sean Mitchell.

Shay showed great caliber in acting ever since she was a young kid and began her dancing lessons ever since the age of five. When Shay was ten years of age, her family moved to West Vancouver and within an year of the family’s arrival to their new home, Shay was recruited by an international modeling agency. Shay studied at the Rockridge Secondary School before transferring to West Vancouver Secondary School from where she graduated. Shay Mitchell was in a relationship with Ryan Silverstein for a year but is single currently.


Shay Mitchell had began her career in modeling before starting with her acting career. By the time she turned into an adult, she had already modeled for many companies based in different cities such as Hong Kong, Bangkok, Barcelona and Toronto. Once Shay was signed by a theatrical agency, she began appearing in numerous commercials. The actress also appeared in the drama ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’.

She appeared in the music video for ‘Hold My Hand’ which was sung by rapper Sean Paul. Besides doing commercials and acting, Shay has also co-authored novel ‘Bliss’ alongside Michaela Blaney. She also runs her YouTube channel in which she talks about lifestyle and fashion. Shay started a production company called ‘Amore & Vita Inc’ along with David Dean Portelli in the year 2017 and thus she became an entrepreneur as well.

Last Modified: 29 May, 2018

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