Canadian actress of Filipino-Canadian lineage dubbed as among ‘world’s most beautiful women’

The ‘People Magazine’ recently bared its list of the most beautiful women in the world for 2015 with actress Sandra Bullock occupying the top position. But, a Canadian actress with Filipino blood have likewise been included among the best-looking creatures in the entire universe who goes by the name of Shay Mitchell.

Best known for her role as ‘Emily Fields’ in the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars, 28-year-old Shay was born to a Filipino mother, Precious Garcia, and an Irish/Scottish father, Mark Mitchell.

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The image model turned actress also has Spanish lineage from both sides of her family which gave her a remarkably attractive physical features.

Her mother, who hails from Pampanga, is a close kin of “The Voice of the Philippines” coach and Tony Award-winning theater actress and singer Lea Salonga.

At an early age, Shay displayed potentials and interest in performing arts particularly in dancing which she started learning at the age of five. In her late teens, she went on to study acting.

Shay has modeled for several companies to include American Eagle Outfitters and Procter & Gamble where she was tasked to be the spokesperson for the Pantene Nature Fusion shampoo line.

Also included in the People Magazine list is Vanessa Hudgens, another half-Pinay, as well as Ariana Grande, Gabrielle Union, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Laverne Cox, Meghan Trainor, Taraji P. Henson, and Gigi Hadid.

People Magazine is a weekly American publication which features celebrity and human-interest stories. It is published by Time Inc. with a reported readership of around 46.6 million.

The magazine had a total of $997 million in advertising revenue in 2011, which is said to be the highest advertising revenue of any American magazine.

In 2006, it had a circulation of 3.75 million and revenue expected to top $1.5 billion. It was also named “Magazine of the Year” by Advertising Age in October 2005.