March 23, 1992
28 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm tall
34-24-35 in | 86-61-89 cm
51 kg | 112.5 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Vanessa Morgan Mziray was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on March 23, 1992, is a Canadian actress.
Young Vanessa Morgan first started performing as a singer at community events and telethons, at the age of six.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Frankie & Alice (2010) in role as 16-year-old Frankie.
She got her television debut in VH1 Christmas film A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000) in role as Young Ebony.
Her breakthrough performance came as Amanda Pierce in Canadian teen sitcom The Latest Buzz (2007-2010).
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010) comedy family opposite Jennifer Stone, Kristin Booth and Wesley Morgan
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010) comedy horror with Matthew Knight and Atticus Mitchell
Geek Charming (2011) comedy drama opposite Sarah Hyland, Matt Prokop and Sasha Pieterse
Guilty at 17 (2014) drama with Erin Sanders and Chloe Rose
Pimp (2018) drama in role as Destiny, opposite Keke Palmer, Paola Lázaro and Aunjanue Ellis
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV series – Leading Young Actress (Comedy or Drama) for her performance as Amanda Pierce in Canadian teen sitcom The Latest Buzz (2007-2010).
She won two Teen Choice Awards for Choice Breakout TV Star and Choice Scene Stealer for her role as Toni Topaz in The CW teen drama television series Riverdale (2017- ).
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2011-2012) Canadian supernatural drama series in role as Sarah
A.N.T. Farm (2012) Disney Channel teen sitcom in role as Jeanne Gossamer / Vanessa LaFontaine
She was contestant in Canadian adventure reality game show The Amazing Race Canada (2013) with her sister, Celina Mziray.
Degrassi (2013) teen drama series in role as Vanessa
She had recurring role as Beatrix "Bird" Castro in MTV teen drama series Finding Carter (2014-2015).
The Shannara Chronicles (2017) fantasy drama series in role as Lyria
Graduated from Colonel By Secondary School in Ottawa (2010).
Studied philosophy at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Has older sister, Celina Mziray.
Has Scottish and East African ancestry.
She won the Junior Miss America pageant in 1999.
She won first place vocalist at the National Date Festival in 1999.
She won the Planet Africa Award for Rising Star in 2014.
Featured in music video for Kygo and Whitney Houston "Higher Love" (2019).
She dated Nathan MacKinnon (2014-2016) and Munro Chambers (2008).
She was married to professional baseball player Michael Kopech (2020), they have one son, River.