• Miya Cech is a 12-year-old model and actress
• She was born in Tokyo, Japan, and has both Japanese and American nationality
• Her net worth is estimated at over $700,000
• She appeared in "The Darkest Minds", "Hawaii Five-0", "Arrow", "Rim Of The World", and "Are You Afraid Of The Dark?"
• She enjoys bike riding, swimming, cooking, gardening, and traveling

Who is Miya Cech?

Miya Cech was born on 4 March 2007 under the sign of Pisces, in Tokyo, Japan. She is a 12-year-old model and actress, who reached popularity through the role of Zu in the 2018 film “The Darkest Minds”. She’s also starred in “Hawaii Five-0”, “Arrow”, “Rim Of The World”, and “Are You Afraid Of The Dark?” among others.

How rich is she, as of now? Miya Cech Net Worth

As of early 2020, Miya Cech’s net worth is estimated at over $700,000, earned from being active in the film industry as an actress since 2015.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Although born in Japan, she spent her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she moved with her American parents after being adopted as a baby. So, she has both Japanese and American nationality and belongs to the Asian ethnic group. She was raised by her father, G Cech, and her mother, Er Cech. She has three siblings, two of whom were adopted as well. Miya has a brother, named Nikko J, and two younger sisters, named Emi Cech and Kai Marie Cech, who is also an actress. Miya Cech is currently home-schooling.

Career Beginnings

Prior to becoming an actress, Miya started her modeling career as a four-year-old girl, while her professional acting career started in 2015. She made her debut television appearance guest-starring as the younger version of Kono Kalakaua in the episode “Mo’o ‘olelo Pu” of the CBS action police procedural series “Hawaii Five-0”, created by Leonard Freeman. During the same year, she guest-starred in two small roles, an ice cream kid in an episode of the Nickelodeon comedy series “The Thundermans”, and a little girl in an episode of the Prime Video drama series “Hand Of God”.

Miya Cech

Other Minor Roles in the mid-2010s

In 2016, Miya landed the role of young Lola in the short drama film “Angeltown”, directed by Nancy Liu, after which she made a guest-starring appearance as Amy Chen in two episodes of the FX anthology series “American Horror Story”, the same year. In the following year, she played young Kitsune in the short fantasy drama film “Unbound”, directed by Maggie Mahrt, and then portrayed Marigold in several episodes of the ABC sitcom “American Housewives” from 2017 through 2019.

Rise to Fame

Miya eventually came to prominence with her breakthrough role of Zu in the dystopian sci-fi thriller film “The Darkest Minds” directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson – the film is based on the young adult novel of the same name written by Alexandra Bracken. It premiered in August 2018, and although it was rated a commercial flop, it still grossed over $41 million against a budget of $34 million, and propelled Miya’s career upwards.

Recent Projects

In 2019, Miya became quite busy.

After guest-starring as young Amiko in an episode of The CW’s superhero series “Arrow”, she landed the role of ZhenZhen in McG’s sci-fi adventure film “Rim Of The World”, starring alongside Jack Core, Benjamin Flores Jr., and Alessio Scalzotto. It was followed by her portrayal of the 12-year-old version of Ali Wong’s character Sasha Tran in the romantic comedy “Always Be My Maybe”. She then played Doll in Tony Estrada’s short comedy film “¡Viva la Revolución!”, and afterwards was cast as Akiko in the Nickelodeon three-part adventure fantasy mini-series “Are You Afraid Of The Dark?”, next to Sam Ashe Arnold and Lyliana Wray.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Long dark brown hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 4ft 11ins (1.50m)
  • Weight – 77lbs (35kgs)
  • Vital Statistics – 25-23-26
  • Bra Size – 25B
  • Shoe Size – 5 (US)

Personal Life and Residence

Being 12 years old, Miya Cech is still too young for romantic involvements, so she is single. Her residence is still in Los Angeles, California, where she lives with her parents and siblings. She has a pet dog named Bowie, and two cats, named Maxie and Pepper.

Hobbies and Favorites

In her spare time, Miya Cech enjoys bike riding, swimming and listening to music.

Moreover, she enjoys cooking and gardening alongside her mother. Her favorite actor is Tom Cruise, while her favorite actress is Jennifer Aniston. She has even revealed that her role models are Ali Wong and Jen Yuh Nelson. She enjoys traveling as well. and her favorite holiday destination is London, England. Blue is Miya’s favorite color. Her favorite cuisine is Japanese.

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