Minnie Mills Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Parents, Ethnicity

Minnie Mills Biography

Minnie Mills is a Korean-British-American Actress, and Model well-known for portraying Shayla in the popular television series The Summer I Turned Pretty on prime video. 

Minnie Mills Age

Minnie is 21 years old as of 2023, she was born on 21 January 2002, in Korea, but she has also spent a couple of years in both England and the United States. The young actress celebrates her birthday on January 21st every year. Moreover,

Minnie Mills Height

Blessed with beauty and an elegant body figure, The young actress Mills stands at a height of 5 feet  5 inches (1.67 m) and weighs about 55 kg. She possesses a slim body structure. The color of her hair is black, which suits her fair complexion. Similarly, she has dark brown eyes.

Minnie Mills Parents and Nationality

Where is Minnie Mills from? Mills’s birthplace in Korea holds a special significance in her life as the place where her journey began. Born to a Canadian father and a South Korean mother, she experienced the warmth and care that shaped her into the person she is today.

However, her childhood also involved a significant period spent in the USA and England, where she had the opportunity to immerse herself in a different culture and experience new perspectives. Nevertheless, Minnie is of Korean-American heritage.

Minnie Mills Boyfriend, Dating

Mills is very secretive about her personal life and especially her love life. There are no records available of anyone she has dated or married. At the time she is assumed to be single or maybe secretly dating. We will update more information concerning her love life once we get it.

Why did Minnie Mills leave ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’?

Mills declared in April 2023 that she would not return for Season 2 of The Summer I Turned Pretty to play Shayla. She left for an unspecified reason, but she posted a heartfelt Instagram tribute to the event.

“First and foremost, I want to say thank you to Shayla,” she wrote. “Playing Shayla was such a privilege, she taught me so much and helped me grow not only as an actor but as a person. To be able to portray a piece of the representation I’ve always wanted to see on screen was a dream come true and meant the world to me.”

“In an industry and especially genre  where women of color are constantly defined by white men, and [Asian] characters are often portrayed as meek and invisible until seen by a white counterpart, Shayla was unapologetically herself. She took up space, she was confident, kind, and compassionate: A fully fleshed, powerful woman all on her own,” Minnie explained.

The up-and-coming actress added, “She didn’t need to prove that to anyone, she did not need a white boy to deem her worthy, she didn’t have to grapple with her identity in order to be beautiful or the ‘it’ girl. Being Asian was simply part of who she was, not an obstacle to who she wanted to be.”

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What happened with Minnie Mills?

“Shayla and Steven’s love story will always mean so much to me,” Minnie penned. “To see two Asian characters in a healthy loving relationship, communicating with and understanding one another through their issues was huge, and something I really hope we get to see more of. Building their story and love for one another, and creating their relationship with one of my favorite humans was truly such a gift that I will always cherish.

The message went on, “To everyone who loved Shayla, who felt empowered or inspired by her, she will always be in the first season for you to come back to whenever you need her, and if I ever get the chance, I would love to continue her story. Thank you for supporting her, and thank you for supporting me. I could not have asked for a better cast, crew, or character for my first acting role, and I cannot wait to see what’s next #stevenandshaylaforever.” Shayna won’t be around this summer because she’s traveling around Europe with her parents.

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