Who is Tiera Skovbye?
Tiera Skovbye is a Canadian award-winning actress, who achieved popularity with the role of Polly Cooper in the TV series “Riverdale” (2017-2021), and as Zoe Carmichael in the film “Midnight Sun” (2018), in addition to several other notable roles that she has secured.
Tiera Skovbye Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Tiera Sophie Skovbye was born on 6 May 1995 under the Taurus zodiac sign, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Of Swedish and Danish ancestry, Tiera is the older of two in the family with younger sister Ali Skovbye also being an actress. She hasn’t disclosed her parent’s names and her educational background, though it’s known that she took acting classes at Railtown Actors Studio.
Interested in acting from an early age, Tiera was spotted by a talent agent at the Children’s Festival in Vancouver when she was just seven years old. Three years later, she made her acting debut in the short film “24/7”, written and directed by Kelly-Ruth Mercier in her debut directorial effort. In 2007, Tiera was selected to portray the role of Jane at 10-years-old, the lead character of the sci-fi action series “Painkiller Jane”, starring Kristanna Loken, Noah Dalton Danby and Stephen Lobo. In the opening scene of the series, Tiera is seen operating an MP5K 9mm machine gun; she was just 11 years old when the series was filming.
Tiera continued her career with roles in television movies, including the mystery-thriller “Dead Lines” and the family comedy-drama “Three Weeks, Three Kids” in 2010 and 2011 respectively. In 2012, Tiera made her big screen debut as Jezabel in the award-winning comedy-drama film “Girl in Progress”, starring Eva Mendes, Cierra Ramirez and Patricia Arquette.
Rise to Prominence
Tiera made her first breakthrough with the role of Raven in the television fantasy horror movie “Forever 16”, in which she portrayed 16-year-old vampire Raven Highgate. Her sister Ali also appeared in the film, playing her character’s younger sister. Another prominent role came her way in the following year, this time as Elizabeth Berkley in the television movie “The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story”, for which she received a Young Artist Award-nomination in the category for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Leading Young Actress.
In 2015, she starred in the horror-thriller film “Even Lambs Have Teeth”, alongside Kirsten Zien, and Darren Mann, while in 2017, she appeared in the film “Prodigals”, starring David Alpay, Sara Canning and Kaniehtiio Horn, for which she won the Whistler Film Festival award in the category Star to Watch. The same year she was chosen for the part of Robin/ Margot in the TV series “Once Upon a Time” (2017-2018), while she also secured the recurring role of Polly Cooper in the TV mystery crime-drama series “Riverdale”, and until 2021 appeared in 24 episodes of the critically-acclaimed series – Tiera received a Leo Award nomination in the category for Best Guest Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for her portrayal of Polly.
Tiera has continued her career with film roles, including the part of Nikki Kaszuba in the horror mystery film “Summer of 84”, and as Brie in the sports drama film “The Miracle Season”, with Helen Hunt and Erin Moriarty in the lead roles, both in 2018, and the same year Tiera played Zoe Carmichael in the romantic drama film “Midnight Sun”, with Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger as the main stars.
Most recently, Tiera co-starred in the romantic drama film “2 Hearts”, next to Jacob Elordi and Adan Canto, and has been selected as one of the five young nurses in the TV drama series “Nurses”, co-starring Natasha Calis and Jordan Johnson-Hinds.
Personal Life, Married, Husband
According to reports, Tiera has been married to producer and actor Jameson Parker.
The two started dating in 2013, and in 2017 announced their engagement, tying the knot two years later. However, in recent posts and talks, Tiera hasn’t mentioned about her life partner, with all her posts on social media being pictures of herself with her pet dog Scout, without mentioning Parker at all, so there might be a slim chance that Tiera is currently single, or just choosing not to share her partner with the world.
As of mid- 2021, Tiera Skovbye’s net worth has been estimated to be around $2 million, earned through her successful career as an actress, during which time she’s appeared in 45 film and TV titles, all of which have added to her wealth.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actress has blonde hair and green eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), weighs approximately 123lbs (56kgs), while her vital statistics are 34-24-25, bra size 34A.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Tiera has a number of interests outside acting, and one of them is fencing. She is an experienced fencer, having showcased her skills in the short film “Feint”, and the television movie “Blink”, both from 2013. She is also a motorcycle enthusiast and rode a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle in the film “Forever 16”.
Tiera is an outdoors person, who enjoys hiking and swimming, while she can also be found in a gym, working on her perfect physique.
She has used her popularity and influence to spread important self-motivation messages to all those who struggle with mental health, while she’s also supported several social justice movements, including Black Lives Matters, among others.
Tiera is also an accomplished model, having been signed with NEXT Model Management, and was voted one of “Canada’s Most Beautiful” in Hello Canada Magazine in 2017 and 2018.
Tiera Skovbye’s Sister, Ali Skovbye Short Bio
Alissa Skovbye was born on 16 May 2002, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and just like her sister, started acting at an early age, being seven years old when she played Beth in David Hollander’s film debut “Personal Effects”, starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Ashton Kutcher and Kathy Bates.
She’s since gone on to star in the television movie “One Christmas Eve” (2014), then as Becky in the daytime drama “When Calls the Heart” (2015-2017), while most recently she was Jeanne Seraphin in the drama film “The Corruption of Divine Providence” in 2020, and has starred as Young Tully in the TV series “Firefly Lane” (2021), among other notable appearances.
Ali Skovbye’s net worth has been estimated to be $3 million, as of mid- 2021, which she has earned through her young but successful acting career, during which she has already appeared in more than 30 film and TV titles.F