Shay, an actress who is best known for her ‘Pretty Little Liars’ cast was born in Ontario. She was studying at the Rockridge Secondary School and later has a chance to model in Asian cities such as Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Tokyo. But she was more focused on building a career in the filming industry.
Her first movie debut was in the teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation and in the police drama Rookie Blue. In 2009, she got a chance to feature in Sean Paul’s music video Hold My Hand.
Date of birth: April 10, 1987
Zodiac sign: Aries
But her rise to prominence rushed in 2010 when she played Emily Fields in the series Pretty Little Liars. As it was revealed, at the beginning she was trying on the role of Spencer Hastings, but was rejected and instead passed a casting to play Emily.
As many fans start wondering about her family life and if she is married to Babel, let’s skip her filmography achievements and get straight to her family ties.
Shay Mitchell parents
Mark Mitchell (father)
Date of birth: April 17, 1954
Mark is a Canadian citizen who was born to the family of Calum Mitchell and Maureen Breathnach. He was raised in Mississauga, Ontario. Therefore, his family has Irish and Scottish roots.
There are no details about Mark’s occupation and current life. His photo with his wife Garcia and children can be seen on social media.
Precious Garcia (mother)
Date of birth: March 28, 1960
Garcia’s name went popular on the network after her daughter Shay raised to fame as an actress. She was born in the Philippines, Pampanga, and left her native town at the age of 19.
In her marriage with Mark, she gave birth to two kids and was a housewife to give children a proper family education.
When Shay was 9 years old, their family bought a house in Vancouver, where she attended school with many children of Philippine roots. As she recalls, she was raised by her mom with confidence and pride in her ancestry.
Shay Mitchell siblings
Sean Mitchell (brother)
Date of birth: March 7, 1990
Sean is the only brother Shay was growing up with. He is a musician and likes to play drums. He entered the music industry right after completing his studies. Still, he is on his way to the music experimenting.
It is known that he likes comic books and enjoys nature photography. He is a great fan of wild nature as can be seen from his Instagram posts. His account is closed to the public; therefore, he has more than 28k followers that is a pretty wide audience.
As for his private life, he has never revealed any relationships.
Matte Babel (boyfriend, baby’s father)
Date of birth: October 13, 1980
Relationships duration: 2017 till present
Matte is a well-known television host and producer. He went public as a host for MuchMusic and a co-host for CP24 Breakfast. But before that happened, he was a student at Wilfrid Laurier University, where he got a diploma in Communications and Sociology. To remark, he received two diplomas.
While working for the show Much On Demand, he was interviewing many popular celebrities which brought him further success.
As Shay once told in her interview, before starting as a couple, they had known each other for several years and were just friends. The couple shares two babies, but as they mentioned in the media, they are not in hurry to get married.
Shay Mitchell children
Atlas Noa Babel (daughter)
Date of birth: October 8, 2019
Noa is the firstborn child in Shay’s family. The little girl is already popular being featured on Shay’s Instagram very often.
Many fans already vote she will follow in her mom’s footsteps to become an actress or model. Indeed, Shay likes to take mutual photos wearing alike apparel, just like a post where both of them were in black swimsuits, feeling radiant and untroubled.
Rome Babel (daughter)
Date of birth: May-June, 2022 (the exact date wasn’t announced)
In May, the couple welcomed their second daughter. Shay named her ‘Rome’ after her late grandmother.
The baby’s birth was announced on Shay’s Instagram on June 5, but the exact date of birth stays private.