Many non-American actors and actresses have gone on to establish themselves solidly in Hollywood, becoming major players and key stakeholders. Priscilla Faia, a Canadian-born actress, is well on her way to becoming one of those Hollywood greats. The writer-turned-actress got her name stuck on the lips of many movie fans following her impressive performance in short film After the Riots released in 2009, and in Rookie Blue, a TV show which aired in 2010. Faia got nominated at the 2014 Canadian Screen Award following her performance in Rookie Blue.
Priscilla Faia’s Biography
The actress was born in Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, in Canada, on October 23, 1985. The talents and potentials of Priscilla Faia were discovered at a very early age by an agent who invariably went on to sign her – she was only 8 at the time. Young Priscilla was enrolled the following year in the Screen Actors Studio in her hometown Victoria to take classes in acting.
The talented actress left British Columbia for Vancouver in 2007 with the hope of getting better acting opportunities. She got some work doing television commercials and was later given a minor role by popular American actor and producer, Steven Seagal, in his TV series titled True Justice. It is worthy of note that Priscilla Faia, at this time, was a student at the Actor’s Foundry under the tutelage of Matthew Harrison.
Priscilla Faia got her first major break in acting when she was given the role of Chloe Price in Rookie Blue, a Canadian television series released in 2010. She made her first appearance in the second episode of its fourth season. Following her excellent acting in the series, the Canadian-born actress was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series at the 2014 edition of the prestigious Canadian Screen Awards.
Since then, Priscilla has featured in other films and TV series. In 2014, she appeared in just one episode of Seed, a Canadian TV sitcom. She assumed the role of Kate in My One Christmas Wish released in 2015. The Victoria native was a part of popular Canadian drama series, Motive, which began airing in February 2013. Its premiere was ranked first in Canadian Series premiere for that calendar year. She starred as the Lori Schultz character which ended in just one episode.
Currently, Priscilla Faia stars as Izzy in You Me Her, a comedy-drama series which started airing in 2016. Her role is a major one as she has appeared in the four seasons released so far. The talented actress was nominated for Best Actress at the 2016 ACTRA Award and in 2017, she got nominated for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series at the Leo Awards.
Outside the movie industry, Faia has been a major advocate for many humanitarian efforts across the globe. In 2013, UNICEF initiated the Canadian Charity Challenge campaign to Machu Picchu in an effort to safeguard the lives of children living in rural areas. Faia, alongside her fellow Rookie Blue stars, Peter Mooney and Charlotte Sullivan, bought the initiative and went down to Machu Picchu located in Peru in solidarity with UNICEF.
Priscilla Faia’s Net Worth
Faia’s net worth is estimated in many quarters to be around (if not more than) $1 million. This does not come as a surprise as the popular actress has had a wonderful spell so far in the movie industry, featuring in many feature films, short films, and TV series. Part of her fortune is believed to be gotten from sponsorships and endorsements which she landed on the sidelines of acting.
Facts About Priscilla Faia
Height and Body Measurements
Faia is known to have a height which measures around 5 feet 4 inches. This is the average height for women around the world. She possesses a well-structured physique, weighing around 56kg. With this kind of body and considerably average height, Priscilla Faia is quite a sight to behold.
The actress has managed to withhold information regarding her love life from the public. We do not know for sure if she is currently dating anybody but what we do know is that Priscilla Faia is yet to be married.