Birth Name: Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell
Place of Birth: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: April 10, 1987
*Irish, Scottish (father)
*Filipino, some Spanish (mother)
Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress, model, entrepreneur, and author. She is known for her starring role as Emily Fields on the series Pretty Little Liars.
Shay is the daughter of Precious Garcia and Mark Mitchell. Shay has said that her father is “half-Scottish, half-Irish.” Shay’s mother is Filipino, from Pampanga, and also has some Spanish ancestry.
Shay is a first cousin, once removed, of Filipino singer and actress Lea Salonga.