McKenna Roberts was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. At age 3 she began modeling and was soon working on her first job for Joah Love. From there McKenna went on to work for big name companies including Forever 21, H&M, and Nordstrom. She has worked numerous jobs for Disney, being seen year round on the Disney Store’s website and in store.
McKenna’s first television appearance was on the Nickelodeon series Sam & Cat, and since then has done episodes of CSI: Cyber and Extant. In early 2013 McKenna booked the recurring role of Matilda Ashby on the Emmy award winning daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, and was seen on the daytime drama until early 2017 when the character was aged. Since leaving the soap McKenna continues to audition and her feature film Skyscraper will hit theaters in July 2018.
McKenna loves to act, sing and dance. She played Petunia in the Hollywood Kids Academy’s production of Alice in Wonderland and has been nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series. When not acting and modeling McKenna enjoys painting, swimming, going to basketball games and having family movie nights. She has recently found a passion for cooking, taking local classes and preparing new recipes for her family to enjoy!