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
Herself - Musical Guest
- Got her start as a tap dancer.
- Is a winner of Two MTV Video Music Awards and One Grammy Award.
- Parents are Sherman and Theresa. Younger brothers are Chaz and Nijel.
- Is a vegan.
- Once tap-danced on stage with famous tap-dancer 'Gregory Hines' (qv).
- Half Italian
- She was named after Maya Angelou.
- Recorded a new version of the 'Patti LaBelle' (qv) hit "Lady Marmalade" along with 'Pink (I)' (qv), 'Christina Aguilera' (qv) and 'Kimberly 'Lil' Kim' Jones' (qv) for the _Moulin Rouge! (2001)_ (qv) soundtrack.