Who is Elle McKinnon?
Elle McKinnon is a Canadian award-winning child actress, who is best known to the world as Charlotte in the film “Wonder” (2017), and as Sky in the TV series “Gabby Duran & The Unsittables” (2019-2021), in addition to several other prominent roles that she’s secured in her young career.
Elle McKinnon Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Elle was born on 5 August 2006 under the Leo zodiac sign, in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada. She hasn’t shared the names of her parents, but has stated that they’ve been her constant support in her efforts in show business.
Elle is a middle child, with younger sister Alexa McKinnon, and older Ava McKinnon.
According to reports, she is currently in high school, but she hasn’t disclosed which school she attends.
Elle became interested in performing arts at an early age, and thanks to the support from her parents, enrolled into dancing lessons, and in no time became skilled in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and musical theatre.
She honed her skills in various productions organized by her dancing studio, before she reached an audition for the television movie “A Christmas to Remember”.
After impressing casting directors, Elle was chosen for the role of Jamie, a supporting character in the story of a celebrity chef who becomes an amnesiac after a car accident, that leaves her stranded in a small town over the Christmas season. The movie stars Mira Sorvino, Cameron Mathison, and Jesse Filkow, and while the main cast received mixed reviews, Elle garnered all praise for her performance.
Rise to Prominence
Young Elle continued her career in a stunning way, with the supporting role of Charlotte in the Academy Award-nominated family drama film “Wonder”, with Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay and Izabela Vidovic in the lead roles. Despite not winning any of the prestigious awards alongside the cast, Elle received much praise for her performance, and woke up the next morning as a Hollywood star.
She continued her career in stunning fashion, first with a couple of guest-starring roles in such TV series as the award-winning comedy “Hit the Road”, starring Natalie Sharp, Nick Marini, and Tim Johnson Jr., and then in the awarded sci-fi mystery drama “Travelers”, with Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, and Nesta Cooper in the lead roles, both in 2017.
The following year, she was Young Alice in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated fantasy adventure TV series “Once Upon a Time”.
Then in 2019, Elle was chosen to portray Sky, a telepathic alien girl who becomes the friend of the lead character Gabby, in the sci-fi comedy series “Gabby and the Unsittables” (2019-2021), starring Kylie Cantrall, Maxwell Acee Donovan and Coco Christo.
Elle starred in 10 episodes of the award-winning series before it was canceled after the second season, and Elle won the joint Joey Award in the category for Best Ensemble In A Web series or TV Series, which is the only award that she has won so far in her career.
To speak further of her accomplishments, Elle portrayed Young Caitlin Johnson in the long-running Primetime Emmy Award-nominated fantasy horror drama series “Supernatural” (2020), then featured in the romantic comedy-drama series “A Million Little Things”, and had a guest role in the short-lived comedy crime-drama series “Family Law” (2021).
As of early 2022, Elle McKinnon’s net worth has been estimated to already be around $1 million, earned through her successful career as an actress.
Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single?
When it comes to her personal life, Elle doesn’t like sharing that many details about herself. As a result, there is no reliable information about her personal aspirations.
However, according to some sources, at the age of 15 Elle is single and solely focused on her budding career in the entertainment industry, and her education.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The award-winning actress has blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft (1.52m), while she weighs approximately 88lbs (40kgs). Her vital statistics and her bra size are currently unknown, but she has a slim figure.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Additionally to acting Elle, is a dancer and has showcased her dancing talents in several films and TV scenes, but also in some TikTok videos that she has created. She spends her free time with her friends and colleagues, including Kylie Cantrall, her “Gabby Duran & The Unsittables” co-star, who has become her close friend.
She is an avid reader and whenever she has time, enjoys her favorite books.
Moreover, Elle is known for her work with several charitable organizations, especially those that help homeless children.