Biography

MacKenzie Porter was raised on a cattle and bison ranch near Medicine Hat, Alberta. She began studying piano, violin and voice at age four. Growing up, she toured in a family band with her brother, 2004 Canadian Idol winner Kalan Porter.

Porter has appeared in numerous films and television productions, including the TV series Dinosapien in 2007. She earned a Best Actress in Alberta award for her role in the TV movie The Other Woman. She was also named as one of the Top 11 Hottest Vancouver Actors to Watch for 2011 by BC Living magazine.

After moving to Vancouver to pursue acting, Porter teamed up with musician and actor Andrew Jenkins to form the band The Black Boots. In 2010, she launched a solo career. Porter was the winner of the 2011 Nashville North Star competition. She has opened for Kenny Chesney, Doc Walker and Trooper, among others, and has performed for Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Gene Simmons.

In October 2012, Porter released her debut single, "I Wish I'd Known". Her second single, "Never Gonna Let You", was co-written and produced by Carolyn Dawn Johnson. Porter was chosen as one of six acts for the inaugural Canadian Country Music Association Discovery Program in 2013. She is also nominated for the Rising Star Award at the 2013 Canadian Country Music Association Awards. Her debut album will be released in 2014.

MacKenzie Porter was raised on a cattle and bison ranch near Medicine Hat, Alberta. She began studying piano, violin and voice at age four. Growing up, she toured in a family band with her brother, 2004 Canadian Idol winner Kalan Porter.

Porter has appeared in numerous films and television productions, including the TV series Dinosapien in 2007. She earned a Best Actress in Alberta award for her role in the TV movie The Other Woman. She was also named as one of the Top 11 Hottest Vancouver Actors to Watch for 2011 by BC Living magazine.

After moving to Vancouver to pursue acting, Porter teamed up with musician and actor Andrew Jenkins to form the band The Black Boots. In 2010, she launched a solo career. Porter was the winner of the 2011 Nashville North Star competition. She has opened for Kenny Chesney, Doc Walker and Trooper, among others, and has performed for Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Gene Simmons.

In October 2012, Porter released her debut single, "I Wish I'd Known". Her second single, "Never Gonna Let You", was co-written and produced by Carolyn Dawn Johnson. Porter was chosen as one of six acts for the inaugural Canadian Country Music Association Discovery Program in 2013. She is also nominated for the Rising Star Award at the 2013 Canadian Country Music Association Awards. Her debut album will be released in 2014.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1990-01-01

Place of Birth Medicine Hat - Alberta - Canada

Official Site http://mackenzieporter.com/

Also Known As

  • Mackenzie Porter
  • Mackenzie Lea Porter

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Darrow & Darrow: In The Key Of Murder as Phoebe
2016 Travelers (34 episodes) as Marcy Warton
2013 Guess Who's Coming to Christmas as Kelly Harding
2013 Leap 4 Your Life as Brooke
2013 Tom, Dick and Harriet as Kelly Burns
2012 The Horses Of McBride as Nicki Davidson
2012 A Killer Among Us as Marissa Drake
2012 Seattle Superstorm as Chloe Peterson
2011 Hell on Wheels (13 episodes) as Naomi Bohannon
2011 Finding a Family as Jen Bante
2008 45 R.P.M. as Debbie Baxter
2008 The Other Woman as Lauren
2007 Christmas in Wonderland as Shane
2005 Supernatural (1 episode) as Kim

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