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Mia Sasha McKenna-Bruce is an English actress who is widely recognized for portraying ‘Tee Taylor’ in the BAFTA-winning British children’s television series ‘Tracy Beaker Returns’. She has also played Tee in the series’ spin-offs ‘The Dumping Ground’, ‘The Tracy Beaker Survival Files’, ‘The Dumping Ground Survival Files’, and ‘The Dumping Ground: I’m…’. McKenna-Bruce began her career as a juvenile actress and portrayed ‘Penny Branning’ on the British soap opera ‘EastEnders’ when she was eleven years old. She shortly entered the film industry and portrayed ‘Ashley Tyler’ in ‘The Fourth Kind’, an American science fiction thriller. She has also appeared in the documentary short ‘Milo’. McKenna-Bruce has yet to establish herself as a film actress, but her extensive work in television has established her credibility as an actress.

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Mia McKenna’s Career

Mia McKenna-Bruce began her profession at an early age, playing a ballet dancer in one of Billy Elliot’s productions. In 2008, she was assigned the part of ‘Ester’, a six-year-old girl, in the television short film ‘Small Dark Places’. Later that year, she appeared in the episode ‘Physician, Heal Thyself’ of the British medical drama television series ‘Holby City’ as ‘Abi Taylor’.

The creators of the British drama series “EastEnders,” Julia Smith and Tony Holland, offered McKenna-Bruce the role of “Penny Branning.” She made six appearances between January and April of 2008. McKenna-Bruce portrayed ‘Keira Curtis’ in the episode ‘Little Girl Lost: Part 1’ of the British police procedural series ‘The Bill’. In 2009, she portrayed ‘Pearl Snow’ in three episodes of the British medical serial opera ‘Doctors’, titled ‘Sweet Good Night,’ ‘Violent Delights Have Violent Ends,’ and ‘Tempt Not a Desperate Man.

In the same year, she made her film industry debut. McKenna-Bruce appeared in Olatunde Osunsanmi’s science fiction thriller feature ‘The Fourth Kind’. She portrayed ‘Ashley Tyler’ and appeared alongside Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and Enzo Cilenti, among others.

Tee Taylor was one of the main characters in the British television series Tracy Beaker Returns, in which she appeared. The series was based on the novels of Jacqueline Wilson, and McKenna-Bruce was a cast member from 2010 to 2012. She also appeared in five episodes of ‘The Tracy Beaker Survival Files in 2011.

She later reprised the role in the BAFTA-winning series ‘The Dumping Ground’ between 2013 and 2017. In 2014 and 2016, she reprised her role in the spin-off series ‘The Dumping Ground Survival Files’ and ‘The Dumping Ground: I’m…’. In 2017, she appeared in episodes of the British medical dramas ‘Holby City’ (‘Growing Pains’) and ‘Josh’ (‘Bicycles & Babies’).

Mia’s Personal Life

Mia McKenna-Bruce was born on 3 July 1997 in Bexley, Kent, and grew up in Chislehurst, Bromley. She has two siblings, Ellis and Anya, who work in the same field as she does. McKenna-Bruce attended Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School and Liz Burville Performing Arts Centre in Bexley for dance classes. Additionally, she attended Belcanto London Academy, Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, and Sapphire Dance Academy in Bexleyheath.

Estimated Net Worth

Mia McKenna-Bruce is one of the wealthiest and most renowned television actresses. According to our research, Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider, Mia McKenna-Bruce has a $5 million net worth.