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Vanessa Morgan is a Canadian actress. She is also a good singer. She was spotted by a Hollywood agent in 1999 and earned a scholarship at a Hollywood acting academy.

She was the winner of vocalist at the National Date Festival in 1999. she is one of the most recognized Afro-Canadian actresses.

Her Instagram account is @vanessamorgan and has 8.7 million followers. Her twitter account is @VanessaMorgan and has 742.9K followers. 

Early Life and Family 

Vanessa Morgan was born on March 23, 1992, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Her birth name is Vanessa Morgan Mziray.

She holds Canadian nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity (Half Tanzanian and Half Scottish). His Zodiac sign is Aries. He is a follower of Christianity.

She has an older sister named Celina Mziray who is a TV personality. Morgan was raised in her home town Ottawa along with her sister.

She graduated from Colonel By Secondary School in 2010 and studied philosophy at Queen's University

Vanessa Morgan Career

  • Vanessa Morgan began singing at the age of six and used to sing at community events and also performed for an organization "Childhelp".
  •  Morgan made her acting debut in 2000 in the VH1 film "A Diva's Christmas Carol". 
  • She came into limelight in 2007 after her appearance as Amanda Pearce in the Family teen comedy series "The Latest Buzz". 
  • She starred as Marion Hawthorne in the Disney Channel film "Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars" in 2010.
  • She appeared in the series "Degrassi: The Next Generation" in 2013.
  • She portrayed the role of Lyria in the second season of fantasy drama series "The Shannara Chronicles" in 2017.
  • The same year she was cast in the recurring role of Toni Topaz in The CW teen drama series "Riverdale".
  • Currently, she is playing the main role of Toni Topaz in the series "Riverdale".
  •  The series "Riverdale" first premiered on January 26, 2017. 
  •  The fourth season premiered on October 9, 2019.
  • In January 2020, The CW renewed the series for a fifth season, set to premiere in January 2021.

Achievement and Awards

1. Planet Africa Awards (2014)

2. 2 times Teen Choice Awards (2018)

Personal Life and Husband

Vanessa Morgan is a divorced woman.


She was married to Michael Kopech an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). Vanessa and Michael were engaged in 2019 and get married on January 4, 2020. She was pregnant, with a boy due in January 2021. But on July 26, 2020, Kopech filed for divorce after she announced the post of her pregnancy. As of now, they have separated.

Vanessa Morgan and Michael Kopech Wedding

Height, Weight, and Size 

Vanessa Morgan is a beautiful and bold looking lady with a slim and hourglass-shaped body physique.

She stands 5 ft 2 inches tall and weighs 50 Kg. Her body measurement is 33-25-33 inches.

Her Bra size is 38B(US), Dress size is 4 (US) and shoe size is 7 (US). Her hair color and eye color both are Dark Brown.

She has a straight sexual orientation. 

Net Worth and Salary

As of 2020, The net worth of Vanessa Morgan is estimated to be the US $1 million and earns an average salary of $50K-$60K per year.

Her primary income source is her acting career. She earns a salary of $20K-30K per episode for playing her role in the series "Riverdale".

She also earns a decent amount of money by appearing in the music videos. 

10 facts about Vanessa Morgan 

1. Vanessa was a regular guest entertainer for the College of the Desert scholarship foundation.

2.  She was the winner of the African-American Vocal Competition in 2000. 

3. She was first discovered by an agent who saw her singing at the Palm Springs Festival.

4. Her best friend is Madelaine Petsch.

5. Before being cast as a "Riverdale" character she was auditioned for the different characters of "Riverdale".

6. She has a pet dog "Chihuahua Yoshi". 

7. She competed on Amazing Race Canada.

8. Vanessa was on the Disney Channel. 

9. Morgan won the Junior Miss America pageant in 1999. 

10. In her early life, she was a member of the competitive NTA tennis program at the Ottawa Athletic Club.