Janel Parrish – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Janel Parrish American Actress, Singer
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Nickname Janel
Gender Female
Age 34 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth October 30, 1988
Real Name Janel Meilani Parrish
Profession Actress, Singer
Nationality American
Birthplace Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 33-25-34 inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m)
Weight 50 kg (110 lbs)
Waist 25 inches
Hair Color Brown Dark
Eye Color Brown Light
Shoe Size 6.5 (US)
Dress Size 6 (US)

Janel Parrish was born on 30th October, 1988 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is an American vocalist, entertainer, and actress. Janel Parrish’s father Mark Phillip Parrish, pertains to European ancestry, however, her mother Joanne belongs to a Chinese ancestry. Both the father and mother of Janel Parrish were used to be bodybuilders. Later Janel Parrish mother started working for a Honolulu fitness center.

She participated as a contestant in a few talent shows, and turned out to be notable to nearby Oahu residents. Janel Parrish relocated along with her entire family to Burbank, Los Angeles so she could seek after a professional career in acting. She was then self-taught at home so as to oblige her work routine. Janel Parrish started her acting profession in the Les Misérables National Touring Company as Young Cosette.

Later in Hawaii, Janel showed up in a few theater creations. The most remarkable role among them was of Scout Finch in the show To Kill a Mockingbird of the Manoa Valley Theater production in 1998. Janel Parrish handled her first generous TV job in NBC’s thriller drama Baywatch, as young Hina in 1999. Janel Parrish was highlighted in Disney’s real-life TV movie Geppetto, that was dependent on the Pinocchio story, where she depicts the character of Natalie in 2000.

Janel at that point proceeded to show up in The WB’s short sitcom The O’Keefes as Vanessa. Afterward, she appeared in the NBC otherworldly show arrangement Heroes in a reprising character performance. Further, Janel Parrish portrayed the character of Mona Vanderwaal in the youngster drama serial Pretty Little Liars.  Janel earned the Choice TV Award 4 times out of 5 nominations at the Teen Choice Award Ceremony for her presentation as Mona in Pretty Little Liars.

Furthermore, she co-featured in a visiting guest appearance in various shows like Fox TV sitcom The Bernie Mac Show, Fox TV high schooler drama serial The O.C, and Nickelodeon’s youngsters’ parody drama arrangement Zoey 101.  Later,  Janel Parrish as a solo performer was marked to Geffen Records to deliver her very first album collection in 2007. Janel’s first self-composed solo track, Rainy Day, was launched on the Bratz soundtrack on 7th July, 2007. Her other vocals include Senseless, and Heart Made of Stone which she herself wrote along with writer Vince Pizzinga.


Janel Parrish has worked in To All the Boys: Always and Forever, To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, and Pretty Little Liars.

Janel Parrish Education

School: Moanalua High School
Moanalua Elementary School

Janel Parrish Career

Profession: Actress, Singer

Known For: Famous for starring in Pretty Little Liars tv show


Film Debut: Bratz (2007)

Bratz (2007)
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TV Show: Baywatch (1999)

Baywatch (1999)
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Net Worth: USD $700 thousand Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Mark Parrish

Mark Parrish
Janel’s father

Mother: Joanne Parrish

Joanne Parrish
Janel’s mother

Sister: Melissa Parrish

Melissa Parrish
Janel’s sister

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Chris Long (m. 2018)

Chris Long
Janel Parrish with her husband

Past Relationships:

Justin Altamura (2015)
Val Chmerkovskiy (2014)
Payson Lewis (2013 – 2014)
Brant Daugherty (2010 – 2013)

Janel Parrish Favorites

Hobbies: Traveling

Favorite Color: Blue

Facts You Never Knew About Janel Parrish

  • Melissa Nohelani, is Janel’s elder sister who is a US Army Official. She is 8 years older than her.
  • In her childhood days, Janel Parrish started playing the piano, and has additionally got training in singing, acting, and tap dance.
  • In Hawaii, Janel Parrish becomes the winner of a statewide singing competition at a very young age of 8 years.
  • Janel Parrish started composing her very own music and then turned into the lead vocalist of the Impulse music band.
  • She participated in the superstars contending competition and paired with expert dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy on the show Dancing with the Stars in its nineteenth season on August 2014.
  • At Kualoa Ranch, Janel Parrish wedded chemical engineer Chris Long on 8th September, 2018 in Hawaii.

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