|Born||in Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||5' 4" (1.63 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Alyssa Veniece was born in Toronto, Canada. Alyssa is an actress, award-winning and platinum selling singer-songwriter, dancer and designer. She is best known for playing the bartender in Molly's Game, acting in Angry Angel as the angel Margot, playing the werewolf Justine in Shadowhunters, and for her role as the new paralegal in the television show Suits.
Alyssa has a diverse ethnicity of Chinese, German, Portugese, Indian and French, while her parents are of Jamaican nationality.
From an early age, Alyssa has been rooted in the creative performance arts. She started dancing at the age of three, began gymnastics by age seven, and in her teen years she competed in hip-hop and jazz dance. She worked as a dance choreographer and made it to the Canadian national hip-hop team.
In 2009, Alyssa began competing in fitness competitions and became the youngest WBFF Pro Bikini athlete at the time. From there, she launched into modeling internationally and appeared in commercials and print ads around the globe.
Alyssa trained and refined her skills in the martial arts of Taekwondo and MMA, which in turn catapulted her into doing her own stunts in film, television, and video games.
She developed her songwriting and vocals, recorded her first independent EP "Pyrrhic" and in 2015, won the SOCAN Pop/Rock Song of the Year Award for her writing on Down with Webster's single "Chills". The song went platinum and earned a Canadian Music Heatseeker Award, JUNO nomination, and MMVA Music Video Award nomination.
Alyssa Veniece lives in Los Angeles.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Editor