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Vanessa Lengies Biography, Age, Height, Boyfriend

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Vanessa Lengies Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Career & Hallmark Movies

Vanessa Lengies is a Canadian actress, singer, dancer, and television host. She is well-known for her role as Sugar Motta in the Fox series Glee.

Her relationship with Hallmark Channel started in 2020 with the movie Heart of the Holidays. Later, she worked at Christmas in Toyland in 2022.

Lengies also appeared in the Lifetime movie “A Date By Christmas Eve” which was released in 2019. She played the role of Chelsea Simms, a strategist for a dating app. However, her idea is stolen by a workplace rival and her fortunes take a turn for the better following a wish for a shooting star during Christmas.

Recently, she appeared in the Hallmark movie Take Me Back for Christmas in July 2023.

Vanessa Lengies BiographyPersonal Details

Full Name Vanessa Lengies
Nick Name Vanny, Nessa, VL, Nessy, Ness
Date of Birth July 21, 1985
Age 38 years as of December 2023
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Residence Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ethnicity White
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Religion Christianity
Nationality Canadian
Profession Actress, Singer, Dancer, and Television host
School Westwood High School Senior Campus
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth USD 8 Million as of 2023
Marital Status Unmarried
    • TV: Lassie (1997)
  •  Film: Waiting…  (2005)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Figure 32-24-33
  • In Feet- 5 Feet 2 Inches
  • In Meters-1.57 m
  • In Centimeters-157 cm
  • In Kilograms- 53 kg
  • In Pounds- 117 lbs
Dress Size 4 US
Shoe Size 5 US

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Paul Veldemar Horsdal
Mother Lindsay Whalen
Sibling John J. Kavelaars, and Monique Kavelaars
Boyfriends /Affairs
  • Jamie Waylett (2007)
  • Will Estes (2002 – 2004)
Husband NA

Early Life, Family, and Relationship

Lengies was born on July 21, 1985, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Born to a German father (Paul Valdemar Horsdal), and an Egyptian mother (Lindsay Whalen), Lengies grew up in Hudson, Quebec.

Her siblings are John J. Kavelaars, and Monique Kavelaars.  Her height is 5 feet 2 inches, her weight is 53 kg, her hair color is light brown, and her eye color is brown. Her net worth is estimated to be $8 million.

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In 2002 Lengies graduated from Hudson High School.

Boyfriends, Spouse, Marriage

  • At present she is single and not dating anyone.
  • In 2007 Vanessa dated British Actor Jamie Waylett.
  • In 2002 Vanessa was in a relationship with an American Actor Will Estes, but after two years of dating they separated in 2004.
Vanessa’s Ex- Boyfriend Will Estes

Career, Struggle, Turning Point, and Success

Vanessa Lengies started her acting career in 1995 as a voice artist in the TV series The Little Lulu Show as Annie Inch. She also lent her voice as Emily in the TV series Arthurin 1996. Her debut TV series was Lassie in 1997, in which she played the role of Charity. Her debut movie was Waiting.

In 2002 she was cast as a regular in the comedy-drama series American Dreams. She played the role of teenager Roxanne Bojarski.

She is also well-known for her roles in television series like The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures, Are You Afraid of the Dark? American Dreams, Pet Star, Glee, My Music, and Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures.

She received a nomination for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for her role in Glee. For her role in American Dreams, she was nominated for Young Artist Awards for Best Ensemble in a TV Series and Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Sidekick.

Vanessa Lengies Hallmark Movies List

Premiere Date Hallmark Movies Prime Videos/ DVD Link
July 15, 2023 Take Me Back for Christmas (CiJ) Vanessa Lengies and Corey Sevier
July 23, 2022 Christmas in Toyland Not available
November 23, 2020 Heart of the Holidays (CtC) Not available
  • Vanessa Lengies is working as Renne in the Hallmark Channel movie Take Me Back for Christmas. The Story is “A Christmas Wish gives Renee (Vanessa Lengies) the rich life she’s always wished for. She’s no longer married to her husband, Aaron (Corey Sevier), which makes this new reality addition flawless. Renee must now act fast to win him back before Christmas Eve.”

Movies and Television Shows List:


Year Film Title Worked As
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Additional voices
2018 Married Young Talya
2018 I’d Like to Be Alone Now Lisa
2018 Immortal Alex
2016 Happy Birthday Katie Elizondo
2015 We Are Your Friends Mel
2009 Still Waiting… Natasha
2009 Archie’s Final Project Mallory
2008 Extreme Movie Carla
2008 Foreign Exchange Robyn
2006 Stick It Joanne Charis
2006 The Substance of Things Hoped For Daphne
2005 The Perfect Man Amy Pearl
2005 Waiting… Natasha


Year TV Shows Worked As
2023 True Lies Quinn
2021 Turner & Hooch Erica
2019 A Date By Christmas Eve Chelsea Simms
2018 Lego Star Wars: All-Stars Kordi Freemaker
2018 I.R.L. Catherine VanRicher
2017 The ‘S’ Word with Vanessa Lengies Herself / Host
2016–2017 Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Kordi Freemaker
2016 The Detour Elf
2016 Second Chance Alexa
2015 Resident Advisors Marissa
2014 Llama Cop Dr. Kristen Reynolds
2014 Mixology Kacey
2012–2013 MyMusic Loco Uno
2011–2013, 2015 Glee Sugar Motta
2011 Castle Eliza Winter
2010 Rules of Engagement Julia
2010 CSI: Miami Shea Williamson
2010 Accidentally on Purpose Tracy
2009–2011 Hawthorne Kelly Epson
2009 Medium Zoey Lehman
2008 Squeegees (TV Movie) Annie Hackett
2007 Untitled David Kohan/Max Mutchnick TV Project (TV Movie) Tessa
2007 The Cleaner Lolly
2007 Moonlight Leni Hayes
2006 Split Decision (TV Movie) Ashley
2006 Monarch Cove Sophia Preston
2006 Ghost Whisperer Caitlin Emerson
2005 8 Simple Rules Monica
2003–2005 Pet Star Herself / Judge
2002–2005 American Dreams Roxanne Bojarski
2000 Ratz (TV Movie) Marci Kornbalm
2000 For Better or For Worse Elizabeth Patterson
1999–2001 Popular Mechanics for Kids Herself
1999–2000 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Vange
1998 The Tale of the Great Bunny (TV Movie) Abigail
1998 Caillou Boy / Girl
1998 Radio Active Sarah Leigh
1997–1999 The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures Various
1997 Lassie Charity
1996–2002 Arthur Emily
1995–1996 The Little Lulu Show Annie Inch

Vanessa Lengies Unknown Facts

  • She has a tattoo on her arm.
  • Her best friend name is Brittany Snow, who is an American actress. They became best friends while working on the series American Dreams.
  • She loves to do dancing, photography, Singing, and traveling.
  • She knows French, Arabic, and English Language.

Vanessa Lengies Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Career & More)

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