Vanessa Morgan Mziray, known professionally as Vanessa Morgan, is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles as Beatrix “Bird” Castro in the MTV teen drama series Finding Carter, as Amanda Pierce in the Family teen comedy series The Latest Buzz, and as Sarah in the Disney Channel/Teletoon original film My Babysitter’s a Vampire and the television series of the same name. She currently plays Toni Topaz on The CW teen drama series Riverdale.

Birth Name

Vanessa Morgan Mziray




Actress, Singer


Theme Song, Soundtrack







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Vanessa Morgan was born on March 23, 1992, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


She’s currently 26 years old.

Sun Sign




She is Scottish on her mother’s side and East African on her father’s side.





Vanessa Morgan got her high school education from Colonel By Secondary School in Ottawa and graduated in 2010. She studied philosophy at Queen’s University.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Celina Mziray (Older Sister). She has another older sibling.

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Vanessa Morgan has dated –

  • Munro Chambers (2008) – Vanessa was reported to be in a relationship with actor Munro Chambers in 2008. Their relationship didn’t last beyond a couple of months. However, their breakup was amicable and she even worked with him in 2013 in the TV series, Degrassi.
  • Nathan MacKinnon (2014-2015) – Vanessa started going out with ice hockey star Nathan MacKinnon in the latter half of 2014. She made their relationship public by posting a series of their pictures on her Instagram account. Towards the end of 2015, they had separated. Vanessa hadn’t posted any of their pictures for a couple of months, whereas, earlier she used to flood her feed with Nathan’s pictures. Nathan wanted to settle down and wanted more commitment from her. However, Vanessa wasn’t prepared to give more time as she wanted to focus on her acting career.

  • Michael Kopech (2018-Present) – Baseball pitcher Michael Kopech started dating Vanessa Morgan in the summer of 2018. Until March 2018, Michael was dating reality star, Brielle Biermann.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.6 m


  • In Kilograms – 51 kg
  • In Pounds – 112.5 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Having had played Lyria in the fantasy drama TV series, The Shannara Chronicles and as as Sarah in the Disney Channel/Teletoon original movie My Babysitter’s a Vampire and the television series of the same name.

Film Debut

In 2000, she made her first TV movie appearance in a minor role in A Diva’s Christmas Carol.

Television Debut

She was first seen on television playing Amanda Pierce in the Canadian sitcom, The Latest Buzz from 2007 to 2010.

Singing Debut

She has performed the theme song of the comedy TV series, The Latest Buzz.

Brand Endorsements

Vanessa Morgan hasn’t endorsed any brand.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2018Teen Choice AwardsChoice Breakout TV StarRiverdaleWon
Choice Scene StealerWon

Vanessa Morgan Favorites

  • Favorite  Food – Cake
  • Favorite Sport – Gymnastics
  • Favorite Celebrity Crush – Justin Bieber
  • Favorite Color – Pink
  • Favorite Place – Greece
  • Favorite Songs – Merry Go ‘Round’ (By Kacey Musgraves), Springsteen (By Eric Church)

Vanessa Morgan Net worth

Vanessa Morgan net worth is estimated at around $2 million dollars with annual salary of over $300K.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vanessa Morgan

  • She loves singing and even started taking singing lessons at the age of 5.
  • She was discovered by a talent scout when she was performing at an local event and that got her into acting.
  • She has got a pet dog named, Yoshi.
  • In 1999, she managed to be crowned Junior Miss America. She was 7 years old at that time.
  • In 2013, she competed in the first season of TV competition, The Amazing Race Canada with her sister. They managed to come 3rd in the grueling race competition.
  • In 2013, Morgan appeared on Degrassi: The Next Generation for two episodes.
  • In May 2015, she became United States green card holder.
  • In 2017, she joined the main cast of the fantasy drama series The Shannara Chronicles as Lyria for the second season on Spike. Morgan was then cast in the recurring role of Toni Topaz in The CW teen drama series Riverdale.


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