Greta Onieogou Wiki Reveals Age, Family, Ethnicity & Dating Status
Russian actress Greta Onieogou is best known for her role as Soraya Duval in the family drama series, Heartland (2007-2015).
Further, she also gained massive recognition for her role as Layla Keating in the Black Reel Awards' nominated sports drama series All American (2018-2020).
Read on to know more about the Heartland actress' personal and professional life.
Greta was born as Greta Adah Onieogou on 14th March 1991 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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When she was five years old, her family moved to Toronto, Canada, where Greta spent much of her childhood.
She boasts mixed ethnicity from her Russian mother and her Nigerian father.
Greta Oniegou made her acting debut in 2005, at the age of fourteen from the feature film, Fever Pitch; her co-stars in the movie were Drew Barrymore and Jimmy Fallon.
After that, she appeared in minor roles in TV shows like Degrassi: The Next Generation and Naturally, Sadie (2006). Her first recurring role on TV came in 2007 when she landed the role of Soraya Duval on the Canadian family drama series Heartland (2007-2015).
Greta has also appeared in many other notable TV shows like Schitt's Creek (2017) Murdoch Mysteries (2017), Workin' Moms (2018), and Anne with an E (2018).
Further, she has also had roles in movies like Victoria Day (2009), Miss Sloane (2016), and Undercover Grandpa (2017), to name a few.
Greta Onieogou's On-Screen Role In All American
In the CW's sports drama series All American, Greta portrays one of the main characters, Layla Keating.
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Her on-screen character is the definition of 'IT girl,' a daughter of a rich man who lives in a big mansion. But despite all that, Layla is a lonely girl in a big mansion.
In the initial episodes of the series, Layla dated Asher Adams (portrayed by Cody Christian).
But after Asher cheats on Layla, with her best friend Olivia, Layla ends things with him.
Greta Onieogou with her on-screen partner Daniel Ezra in a still from All American (Photo: Daniel Ezra's Instagram)
Later, Layla forms a special connection with Spencer James (portrayed by Daniel Ezra) and starts dating him.
Some Other Facts
- Greta Oniegou is a Pisces by birth sign.
- She boasts a gorgeous body and stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters).
- Apart from English, Greta speaks fluent Russian.
- She is also a rhythmic gymnast, who has worked with Olympian Alexandra Orlando in the past.
- Greta almost blew her auditions for Heartland as she got the scheduled time mixed up, but later her agent pulled up some strings, which finally booked her the role.