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[none found]
- Got her start as a tap dancer.
- 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.
- Parents are Sherman and Theresa. Younger brothers are Chaz and Nijel.
- Lost out on the female lead role in _Light It Up (1999)_ (qv).
- Half Italian
- Is a vegan.
- She was named after Maya Angelou.
- Is a winner of Two MTV Video Music Awards and One Grammy Award.