Vanessa Morgan Boyfriend, Parents, Ethnicity

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Vanessa Morgan Boyfriend, Parents, Ethnicity

Canadian actress and singer, Vanessa Morgan stepped into the world of acting with the 2000's movie 'A Diva's Christmas Carol.' And, as of now, she is very popular with her recurring role as Toni Topaz in season second of the CW teen drama series, 'Riverdale.'

Well, in the series, Riverdale, she portrays the show's first bi-sexual character. Her depiction in the show is so on point that her fans are wondering if she is a bi-sexual off-the-cameras as well.

 Want to know about her sexual orientation and preference when it comes to dating someone? Well, the section down below will be of help.

Meet Boyfriend Turned Husband Prospect

In July 2019, Vanessa became an engaged woman. She screamed yes to her boyfriend, Michael Kopech. The Chicago White Sox pitcher popped the question at the Mooney Falls, situated near the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

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Via Instagram, the Riverdale actress shared a stunning photo of her now-fiance Michael taking the knee.

Newly engaged duo Vanessa Morgan and Michael Kopech on 4th July 2019 (Photo:- Vanessa Morgan's Instagram)

Michael, for his part, posted a video of the proposal. In the accompanying caption, he praised Vanessa for loving him from day one. An excerpt read:-

"You literally stayed by my side when I felt I had lost my mind. You stayed by my side for these seemingly random changes in my life. You stayed when often times I didn’t deserve it... "

The news of Vanessa and Michael getting engaged came about a year after they first began dating. Through Insta pop-ups, the now-engaged duo hinted a budding romance.

Before the Finding Carter actress, the pro-MLB player shared romantic ties with Kim Zolciak-Biermann's daughter, Brielle Biermann. They decided to part ways in March 2018.

Dating History

Like many celebrities, Vanessa kept her personal life away from the limelight. However, the glimpse of her relationship status got reflected in social networking sites.

She was dating the Canadian Ice Hockey Player and often flaunted their romantic pictures on social media. Well, Vanessa was linked with Nathan in most of her tweet, from the year 2014 to 2015.

Vanessa took to Twitter back in September 2014 and wished her boyfriend, Nathan, on his birthday.

Vanessa Morgan with Nathan Mackinnon (Photo:- Vanessa Morgan's Twitter)

Later in the year 2015, Vanessa again tweeted mentioning him and expressing that it was the best birthday for her with her love Nathan.

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Vanessa then stopped flaunting her love for Nathan on the social media sites. Since the two never talked about their break up, the chances are that the split was an amicable one.

Parents, Ethnicity & Interview

The elegant Vanessa Morgan was born on 23rd March 1992. She possesses a mixed ethnicity, as her parents are of a different race â — her father is East African and mother of Scottish origin.

Talking about her siblings, she grew up alongside her sister Celina Mziray. 

Vanessa started competing at local levels and winning shows across the state at a very young age. As a result, she even claimed the title of Junior Miss America at the tender age of seven, back in 1999.

She is popularly known for her work on, "The Latest Buzz" (2007), "My Babysitter's a Vampire" (2010), "Finding Carter" (2014) and Riverdale (2017).

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Well, she as well expressed her feelings in the interview with Cosmopolitan of portraying the bisexual character in the popular series, Riverdale, as,

"I’m super pumped to be part of a show that’s so diverse. It’s casting characters that every person can relate to — having bisexual and gay characters, all ethnicities."

It's indeed her dedication towards her work that has made her successful in the acting fraternity.