Name: Shay Mitchell
Birth name: Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell
From: Toronto, Canada
Date of birth: 10 April, 1987
Eyes: Dark Brown
Height: 5′ 7½”
- Her father is of Irish and Scottish descent. Her mother is Filipino, from Pampanga, and also has some Spanish ancestry.
- She was born to Precious and Mark Mitchell and raised alongside a younger brother named Sean. She was previously romantically tied to Carlos Pena.
- First cousin, once removed, of Lea Salonga, singer and Tony Award-winning theater actress known for originating the lead role of Kim in the musical “Miss Saigon“.
- Her parents work in Finance.
- Her idea of a perfect world is the one without world hunger, without diseases, without wars, and celebrating everybody’s uniqueness.
- Got the nickname Shay because she is a big fan of Jennifer Lopez–aka “J. Lo”–and her friends used to call her “Shay Lo”.
- Has a younger brother named Sean, a drummer in the indie band Redrick Sultan.
- Favorite TV shows include Orange Is the New Black (2013), Entourage (2004), Californication (2007) and The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986).
- Favorite movies include Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), and The Little Mermaid (1989).
- She has taken Spanish lessons to expand the range of roles to play.
- For almost a year Shay lived in Bangkok, Thailand.
- She considers herself an “any time” person, neither morning or night person.
- Initially for Pretty Little Liars auditioned for the role of Spencer Hastings.
- Her favorite singer is Beyonce.
- Refers to her fans as “Mitchies”.
- On 20 october 2019 nnounced the birth of her daughter, Atlas Noa Babel, with boyfriend Matte Babel.