Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell is a Canadian actress and model. Her roles as Peach Salinger in the psychological thriller series You (2018) and Stella Cole in the Hulu comedy series Dollface (2019–2022) have brought her more attention. In the Netflix animated series Trese (2021–present), she now voices Alexandra Trese.
Mitchell was born on 10 April, 1987 in Mississauga, Ontario. Her parents are Precious Garcia and Mark Mitchell. Her father is Scottish and mother is Fillipina. She went to Rockridge Secondary School before transferring to West Vancouver Secondary School, where she received her diploma.
Mitchell began acting in 2009, having guest roles on Degrassi: The Next Generation and Rookie Blue, two Canadian adolescent drama shows. She also starred in the music video for Jamaican musician Sean Paul’s “Hold My Hand” in 2009. Mitchell plays Emily Fields in the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars, which is based on the same-named book series. She first auditioned for the role of Spencer Hastings but she was rejected for the role. Mitchell played Irina Webber in a four-episode arc on the Disney XD series Aaron Stone in 2010. In 2011, she agreed to be the spokesperson for the Pantene Nature Fusion shampoo range for Procter & Gamble. Mitchell started a YouTube channel the same year, where she is most recognised for her lifestyle videos. Mitchell made a well-publicized cameo on the musical drama Glee in 2012, drawing similarities to actress Naya Rivera.Mitchell made her writing debut with the young adult novel Bliss, which she co-authored with Michaela Blaney in 2015. Mitchell made her feature film debut in the musical drama Dreamland in 2016, as Nicole. Mitchell was cast in the first season of the former Lifetime television drama series You in the character of Peach Salinger, a wealthy and powerful socialite, in 2018. Mitchell established the production firm “Amore & Vita Inc.” in 2018 and inked a deal with Warner Bros. Television.Mitchell’s travel brand, “BÉIS,” debuted in 2018. Mitchell starred as Megan Reed, a “troubled ex-cop who works the graveyard shift in a morgue” in the horror film The Possession of Hannah Grace, which was released the same year. Mitchell starred in the Hulu comedy series Dollface as Stella Cole. Mitchell, along with the rest of the cast, were praised for their performances in Dollface. She made her voice acting debut in the Netflix animated series Trese in 2021, where she played Alexandra Trese, the titular protagonist.
Mitchell and Matte Babel have been together since 2017. They have a daughter who was born in 2019. Mitchell stated that she is expecting a second child in 2022.
Shay Mitchell’s body measurements are 37-25-34 inches. Her height is 5 feet and 7 inches tall and weight around 55 kg. Her hair is dark brown, and her eyes are dark brown.
As of year 2022, her estimated net worth is $8 million.