Janel Parrish Biography

Janel Parrish is an American actress, singer, and dancer who is best known for the role of ‘Mona Vanderwaal’ in the Freeform series ‘Pretty Little Liars’. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, achievements & fun facts about her life.

Quick Facts

Birthday: October 30, 1988

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 31 Years, 31 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Born in: Oahu, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States

Famous as: Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer

Height: 5'2" (157 cm), 5'2" Females


father: Mark Parrish

mother: Joanne Parrish

siblings: Melissa Parrish

U.S. State: Hawaii

City: Honolulu, Hawaii

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Janel Parrish is an American actress, singer, and dancer who is best known for the role of ‘Mona Vanderwaal’ in the Freeform series ‘Pretty Little Liars’. She has also acted in the movie ‘Bratz: The Movie,’ and has taken part in the 19th season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’. Popular online, she has over 1.4 million followers on Twitter and is also regular on other social media platforms. This brown-eyed beauty is also a singer, songwriter and plays the piano too. Janel Parrish has been winning hearts across the world with her multiple talents and stunning looks! Janel is a winner of multiple Teen Choice Awards, and has won the Choice TV: Villain award thrice. Her fictional character “Mona” in ‘Pretty Little Liars’ is often referred to as the ‘beloved character’ by the producer of the show, Marlene King.

The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
  • Janel Parrish started learning piano and dance at the age of six, and soon started giving public performances. She quickly became a local star in Hawaii but rose to mainstream popularity with her performance in the 2003 remake of the television show ‘Star Search,’ in which she performed the song ‘On My Own’ on piano. Later, she earned more fame with her role in the Broadway production of ‘Les Miserables,’ her guest appearances in ‘The Bernie Mac Show,’ ‘Baywatch,’ ‘Zoey 101,’ and her role in the NBC series ‘Heroes.’ Her fist movie role was as “Jade” in ‘Bratz: The Movie’ in 2007. In 2007, Janel was signed to Geffen Records for the production of her first album. Her first single, ‘Rainy Day’, was released on July 7, 2007. The song was also featured in the Bratz Motion Picture Soundtrack. She made a brief appearance in ‘Rockstar’, one of Prime J’s music videos and in NLT’s music video ‘She Said, I Said.’
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What Makes Janel Parrish So Special
  • Not all artists are blessed with multiple talents! Janel Parrish is one among those stars who have proved their skills in several platforms. An actress, singer, pianist, dancer, and songwriter, she is a complete package for the entertainment industry.
Personal Life
  • Janel Parrish was born on October 30, 1988 in Oahu, Hawaii. Her family consists of her mother Joanne Parrish, father Mark Parrish and sister Melissa Parrish. She completed her schooling from Moanalua Elementary and Middle Schools. She loves to sing, dance, write and travel. Regarding her love life, she is dating musician Justin Altamura and uninhibitedly shares pictures and details of their relationship on her social media accounts.

1. To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)

  (Romance, Drama)

2. Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)

  (Drama, Comedy, Romance)

3. Fired Up! (2009)


4. To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020)

  (Drama, Romance)

5. Triple Dog (2010)

  (Drama, Thriller)

6. Bratz (2007)

  (Family, Music, Comedy)

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