To those blessed with talent, the age bar never became a barrier to success, so comes the name of aspiring child actress Gracyn Shinyei. Canadian-born Gracyn came to fame at the age of 8 after portraying Emily Montgomery in Hallmark Channel series When Calls the Heart (2014- 2020). Furthermore, her works in The Man in the High Castle (2015- 2019) and Dorg Van Dango (2020) aided in fame growth.
Starting through commercials, in the journey to TV prominence, Shinyei notably appeared in A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014, TV film), Rememory (2017 film), as well as TV series Supernatural and Batwoman.
How Old Is Candian Actress Gracyn Shinyei?
Gracyn was born on April 14, 2006, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her father Tak Shinyei is a designer while her mother (name undisclosed) is a dancer, actress & choreographer. Shinyei's older brother Valin Shinyei (b. 2001) is also an actor famous for his roles in A Christmas Story 2 and I Am Victor.
Nicknamed Grace/Gracie, the Canadian actress is 14 years old as of October 2020 and has a height of 5 ft. 1 inch. Her birth sign is Aries.
Career As Actress- TV Series and Movies
Homeschooled in her primary years, Grracyn Shinyei began working at in the commercials at the age of 3. By the time, Shinyei turned 6, she began working in TV series & films with the on-screen debut in the short-film To Save One's Self in 2012.
Following appearances in the TV movies: A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014) and Killer Photo (2014), Gracyn got her breakthrough as Emily Montgomery in Canadian-American TV drama When Calls the Heart; there she worked from 2014 to 2020 in 58 episodes alongside Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing and Lori Loughlin.
The actress made feature film debut as young Veronica in the horror-thriller Final Girl (2015) starring Abigail Breslin, Alexander Ludwig, and Logan Huffman. Moreover, in 2015, she made a brief appearance as Amra in Supernatural (2015).
Thereafter, Shinyei played a recurring cast, Amy Smith, in the TV series The Man in the High Castle (2015- 2019, 25 episodes) starring Alexa Davalos, Joel de la Fuente, and Rufus Sewell. It followed her appearances in Rememory (2017), The Great Big Boo! and A Taste of Summer (2019), before her casting as young Kate in Batwoman (2019- 2020) where Ruby Rose portrayed grown-up Kate/Batwoman alongside Javicia Leslie and Rachel Skarsten.
In 2020, the Canadian actress voiced Voulez Van Dango in the animated TV series Dorg Van Dango, totaling 44 episodes.
Net Worth In 2020
Gracyn Shinyei, a 14-year-old actress already records 17 acting credits that include her notable TV works in When Calls the Heart, The Man in the High Castle, and Batwoman. As of October 2020, Shinyei has a net worth of $400,000, all thanks to her acting career prominence. No doubt that Grace's talent & growing fame could gain her a tag of a millionaire with notable works in few projects in the near future.
On average, an actor/performer in the United States earns an average salary of $57,000 per year, while for child actors, it is relatively low as it's legal to put them at work for only a certain number of hours. However, the world's highest-paid child actors like Millie Bobby Brown (of Stranger Things) and Angus T. Jones (Two and a half men) sums up to $350,000 and over $300,000 per episode respectively.
Personal Life: Where Does & With Whom Gracyn Shinyei Live?
Shinyei currently lives in Canada with her parents & brother, but also travels forth & back to the United States for her filming. She is a fun-loving child & loves to travel in a leisure period. Moreover, on her Instagram (@gracynshinyei) and Twitter (@GracynGirl) account managed by her parents, she shares adorable posts of family moments & holidays.
In October 2020, Gracyn has over 21K followers, while her Twitter (joined in May 2014) followers count 8.2K.
by chandra, 06 Oct, 2020