A classically trained singer at the Canadian Academy of Music, and has also been trained in contemporary singing at the New Conservatory of Music.
Her favorite hobbies include singing, dancing, martial arts, gymnastics, football, and basketball.
Was nominated for a “Best Performance in a Drama Series/Guest Starring Young Actress” 2002 Young Artist award for her role as “Darcy Lowe” in the Relic Hunter (1999) episode, Relic Hunter: Sydney at Ten (2001).
Her first acting job was on a PBS Commercial.
Her character in Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001) was born on August 15, 1989 in Manila, Philippines.
Has been schooled by acting coach Dean Armstrong, of Queer as Folk (2000) fame.
July 2005: Is releasing a new album called “How Much For Happy” in the U.S.A.
Co-stars with her younger sister, Alexandra Alex Steele, who plays “Angela Jeremiah” on The N’s television show, Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001).
Is of British descent on her father’s side and Filipino descent on her mother’s side.
She likes to go horseback riding with her sister.
Her mother’s name is Lily and her father’s name is Robin.
Some of her favorite movies include Pulp Fiction (1994), Domino (2005) and Fight Club (1999).
Was originally cast as “Gabriella” in High School Musical (2006) but had to drop out because the filming for the fifth season of her TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001) seriously conflicted with the filming of “High School Musical”.