Oct. 10th, 1978
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
5' 5 1/2"
Mya's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Love for Sale
2007 - Cover
2005 - Cursed
2004 - Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
2004 - Shall We Dance
2002 - Chicago
1999 - In Too Deep
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Contestant
- Studied tap under 'Savion Glover' (qv) of "Bring On Da Noise, Bring On Da Funk" and has performed at places such as the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Smithsonian and the Shakespeare Theater.
- She was named after Maya Angelou.
- Got her start as a tap dancer.
- Once tap-danced on stage with famous tap-dancer 'Gregory Hines' (qv).
- Half Jamaican
- Lost out on the female lead role in _Light It Up (1999)_ (qv).
- Professional singer
- Is a winner of Two MTV Video Music Awards and One Grammy Award.