Mckenna Grace is an American child actress who earns popularity for her recent role as Penny Kirkman in the ABC/Netflix show, Designated Survivor. She officiated her professional acting debut at the age of 6.
Mckenna Grace Short Bio: Age, Parents, Siblings, Height
The 13-years-of-age actress was born as Mckenna Grace on 26 June 2006 in Grapevine, Texas, the United States. Though no details of her parents and siblings spins on the internet, it is known that she and her family relocated to Los Angeles after she landed a recurring role in the TV series, Crash & Bernstein. Thankfully, it was her mother who supported her to achieve her acting goals from the very beginning.
About 4 feet 10¼ inches (1.48 meters) tall in height, Mckenna is homeschooled due to her busy schedule and is taught by tutors on the sets. It is no surprise for the kid who began acting since the age of six.
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Career In TV and Movies
Mckenna announced her arrival in the acting industry appearing as Jasmine Bernstein in the comedy series, Crash & Bernstein, from 2012 to 2014. Similarly, she made her appearance in the sitcom titled The Goodwin Games, in 2013. Similarly, her big-screen break came with the 2013 post-apocalyptic movie, Goodbye World.
Mckenna Grace as Judy Warren on Annabelle Comes Home (Picture: IMDB)
With the appreciable start, Mckenna went on to land more roles on TV and movies with the projects like The Young and the Restless (2013-2015), The Vampire Diaries (2015), Once Upon a Time (2015-2017), Frankenstein (2015), I, Tonya (2017), and The Haunting of Hill House (2018). To the recent, Mckenna appeared in the political thriller series Designated Survivor as Penny Kirkman from 2016 to 2019. Furthermore, her latest big-screen appearance came as Judy Warren in the supernatural horror flick, Annabelle Comes Home.
Is She Dating?
The actress is too young to start off any dating and relationship affairs. At the age of 13, Mckenna has landed more than a handful of acting projects which highlights how determined she is to embrace her professional career. She is doing so great being focused on her professional growth, which is the right thing to do considering her mounting popularity.
Some Interesting Facts About Mckenna Grace
- Mckenna bagged the 2017 Hollywood Film Awards under Ensemble of the Year category for her part in the American biographical film, I, Tonya.
- She is an avid animal lover and has two dogs named Marshmallow and Baby Unicorn.
- She has directed her affection for animals towards work with PETA and Farm Sanctuary, including appearing in a campaign urging people not to leave their dogs in hot cars.
- Mckenna shows her interest in dancing and singing and timely shares her performance on her social media account.