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 - Shall We Dance
2004 - Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
2002 - Chicago
1999 - In Too Deep
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Contestant
Herself - Musical Guest
- Is from the Washington, DC metropolitan area, the same Metro area as 'Sandra Bullock' (qv), 'Alan Heitz' (qv), 'Martin Lawrence (I)' (qv), 'Dave Chappelle' (qv), 'Regina Hall (I)' (qv) and 'Dwayne Winstead' (qv).
- Parents are Sherman and Theresa. Younger brothers are Chaz and Nijel.
- 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.
- She was named after Maya Angelou.
- Is a winner of Two MTV Video Music Awards and One Grammy Award.
- Got her start as a tap dancer.
- Lost out on the female lead role in _Light It Up (1999)_ (qv).
- Half Italian