Miriam McDonald Biography
|Date of Birth:||1987 , July-26|
|Age:||33 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Miriam Katherine McDonald|
|Birth Place/City||Oakville, Ontario|
|Affair with||Shane Kippel, Ryan Cooley and Marc Minardi|
|Boyfriend||Shane Kippel, Ryan Cooley and Marc Minardi|
Miriam McDonald is a Canadian actress widely known for playing the lead role of Emma Nelson on the TeenNick television drama series, Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Born in Oakville, Ontario
Miriam McDonald was born as Miriam Katherine McDonald on July 26, 1987, in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, under the birth sign Leo, in a middle-class family.
Her parents raised her along with her sister who died in 2015.
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After my sister died my entire body and spirit responded to such unbearable grief by unintentionally losing weight, to the point that my friends started to notice and wonder, that combined with other stresses building up made it that a few months ago I would try on clothes and I didn't even recognize myself bc I felt so depleted in heart and body. But in the last little while the stress has started to get smaller and as each day passes and I learn how to live with loss I feel less depleted, in all ways- and having said this... My long and rambling intention is just to say, love and own yourself! And definitely own your story! for bigger or smaller, better or worse, because we all go through tough times and change, and our bodies and spirits are so interconnected... How we feel inside does get reflected on the outside and all the best things seem to come from within your own self
McDonald moved to downtown Toronto at the age of 10 where she attended Ryerson University and graduated from there.
She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. As for her height, McDonald is 5 feet 7 (1.7 m) inches tall and her weight is 54 kg (119 lbs).
Acting Career: Appearance in Degrassi: The Next Generation
Miriam McDonald, who loves boxing, swimming and playing tennis, initially worked as a yoga instructor. Later in 1999, she made her acting debut with a small role in the YTV sketch comedy television series, System Crash.
In 2001, she provided her voice in John Kricfalusi's comedy series The Ripping Friends. From 2001 to 2002, McDonald provided the main voice role of Chewy in the Cartoon Network anime series, Pecola.
She has since done more than 39 voice-over jobs.
In 2000, she was cast as a series regular Emma Nelson in the TeenNick television drama series, Degrassi: The Next Generation. She appeared on the TeenNick show until 2010, alongside Cassie Steele, Drake, Shane Kippel and Lauren Collins.
In 2004, McDonald played the role of Dawn Gensler in the romantic drama television film, She's Too Young.
In 2008, she portrayed Danielle "Daisy" Brooks in the erotic-thriller television film, Poison Ivy: The Secret Society.
McDonald was also featured in a music video "I'm Upset" by Drake which held during a Degrassi reunion.
Estimated Net Worth of $3 Million
Miriam McDonald is one of the most beautiful and successful actresses of the Hollywood industry. According to Celebrity Net Worth, McDonald has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
The 32-year-old actress has earned most of her money from her decade long appearance in Degrassi: The Next Generation. As per the report, McDonald was making around $60 thousand per episode of the show.
Is She Currently Single or Dating a Boyfriend?
Moving towards the relationship status of Miriam McDonald, the stunning star seems to be single at present.
However, she has gone through several relationships in her past. She started dating her Degrassi: The Next Generation co-star Marc Minardi in 2001 but they called it quits just one year later.
She then had affairs with two more Degrassi co-stars Ryan Cooley (2006 - 2007) and Shane Kippel (2010 - 2012).