Shay Mitchell

Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress popularly known for portraying the character of Emily Fields in the Pretty Little Liars between 2010 and 2017. In addition to that, she is an author, entrepreneur, and model. She has been a star in several series, including Dollface, You, and Aaron Stone.

Her appearance as Nicole in Dreamland in 2016 marked the beginning of her appearances in a film. However, she had starred in several short films before the film debut. Other notable appearances have been in The Possession of Hannah Grace and Mother’s day, just but to mention a few.

Well, how well do you know about Shay Mitchell? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Shay Mitchell’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Shay Mitchell to date.

Biography and Early Life

Born in Mississauga, Ontario to Mark Mitchell and Precious Garcia, Shay Mitchell’s birth date is 10th April 1987. Her mother is a Filipina who hails from the Philippines” province called Pampanga. Garcia left her hometown at the tender age of 19 years.  On the other hand, Shay’s father has a mixed descent, Irish and Scottish.

Shay Mitchell was born together with her brother, Sean Mitchell. She is also the first cousin of a renowned theatre actress and singer, Lea Lasonga. As early as a teenager, Shay already had a promising future. Her modeling career thrived to the extent that she has modeled for various companies in different cities, including Barcelona, Bangkok, and Hong Kong. Regardless, she saw it wise to return to Toronto and pursue acting.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Shay Mitchell in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Shay Mitchell’s age is 34 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 10 April 1987. Though, she is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 171 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132lbs in Pound and 60kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Naturally black but often Raven-hued.


Initially, Shay Mitchell was studying at the Rockridge Secondary School. Then, she left the school for the West Vancouver Secondary School, where she stayed until graduation.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Shay Mitchell’s boyfriend is Matte Babel, and the lovebirds have been together since 2017. Despite dating for several years, the two are yet to tie the knot. Surprisingly, they already have a child together who they gave the name Atlas Noa.

She was born on 8th October 2019, but she waited until the 20th of the same month to announce it. Earlier that year, on 28th June, Shay made it public that she was expecting a baby girl. As a matter of fact, people knew her real birthday a year later when she posted her to mark her first birthday.

Before that, she had, unfortunately, experienced a miscarriage. It happened in 2018 but shared the bad news later on 1st January 2019. Before meeting Matte Babel, there were rumors that she was dating Keegan Allen. However, whether there was some truth in the rumor or not remains unknown up to date.

In 2014, Shay and Ryan Silberstein were in a romantic relationship. It didn’t last a year, and the reason for the breakup remains a mystery as well.

Is Shay Mitchell Lesbian?

For those who have watched Pretty Little Liars, Shay Mitchell’s sexual orientation will come as a surprise. Despite portraying the Emily Fields role who was a lesbian, she is straight in real life. She plays that lesbian role all too well to the extent that you might assume that it is the same in real life. Other than acting, she has dated men only.

Professional Career

Way before Shay Mitchell came to the limelight for her outstanding acting skills; she was an international model. Then, she had her acting debut in 2009. She started small with a guest role in the Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Later, she got a similar role in the Rookie Blue series. She made an appearance in Sean Paul’s Hold My Hand music video. Then, boom, she got her breakthrough, the role of Pretty Little Liars’ Emily Fields.

The following year, she portrayed the role of Irina Webber in Aaron Stone. She became the Pantene Nature Fashion shampoo line spokesperson in 2011. Together with Michael Blaney, the pair released a novel titled Bliss in 2015. The following year, she portrayed Nicole and Tina’s characters in Dreamland and Mother’s day, respectively.

Other appearances were in You as Peach Salinger, Heiresses, and The Possession of Hanna Grace. Since November 2019 up to now, Shay has been playing the role of Stella Cole in Dollface. Its second season commenced in 2020.


In 2011, Shay Mitchell won a Young Hollywood Award for her role in the Pretty Little Liars. Over the years, she has also been nominated for 5 Teen Choice Awards, Youth Rock Award, MTV Fandom Awards, and a People’s Choice Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Shay Mitchell in 2021

As of 2021, Shay Mitchell’s net worth is a handsome amount of approximately $10 million. The fact that she was making money as early as her teens through modeling means that she started making money a long time ago. She has also made numerous appearances in films and television series, and in most cases, she had a starring role. Her other sources of income are entrepreneurship and authoring.

 Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • As much as Shay Mitchell got the Pretty Little Liars’ role of Emily Fields, she had initially auditioned to portray the character of Spencer Hastings.
  • She is a philanthropist
  • Ashley Benson is her best friend, and the friendship blossomed but only after they started acting together in Pretty Little Liars
  • The two best friends call each other Benzo and Buttah
  • She is an expert when it comes to Karaoke

It is no secret that Shay Mitchell is a talented actress. However, at the end of the day, she is human enough to lend a hand to the less fortunate people around her. So, follow suit and do the same whenever you can. After all, sharing is caring.


Facts of Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell

  • Gender Female
  • full nameShannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell
  • birthplaceMississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth April 10, 1987
  • Age 37 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityCanadian
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$10 million
  • professionActress, model, entrepreneur & author
  • weightIn Kilograms – 60 Kg, In Pounds – 132 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 171 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorNaturally black but often Raven-hued
  • eye colorDark brown
  • high schoolRockridge Secondary & West Vancouver Secondary School.

Written by Joel S. Elkins


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