Who is McKenna Grace?

McKenna Grace is an American actress who is well-known for playing the role of Penny Kirkman in the American political thriller drama television series, ‘Designated Survivor’. She has also played the role of Mary Adler in the 2017 American comedy-drama movie, ‘Gifted’. She won two Phoenix Film Critics Society awards for the role.

Quick Infos
Full NameMcKenna Grace
Date of birth25 June 2006
Birth PlaceGrapevine, Texas
Parent(s)Crystal Grace and Ross Burge
Net worth$300 thousand


McKenna Grace was born on 25 June 2006 in Grapevine, Texas to her mother, Crystal Grace, and to her father, Ross Burge who is an orthopedic surgeon. Besides this, she is currently 14 years old with the zodiac sign of Cancer.


Height, Weight, and Age

McKenna Grace holds an American nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. She is a Christian and practices Christianity as her religion. Besides this, she currently stands at a height of 4 feet and 12 inches (1.52m/152cms) tall and weighs around 45kgs (99lbs). Moreover, she has a pair of blue colored eyes with blonde hair.

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McKenna Grace is home-schooled in order to meet her acting schedule.


Personal Life

McKenna is a teen actress and has not been involved with anyone yet.



McKenna Grace is active on social media platforms. Her Instagram account (@mckennagraceful) has over 1.2 million followers and her Twitter account (@McKennaGraceful) has over 53 thousand followers. Moreover, her Facebook page (@MakennaGraceful) has over 48 thousand followers with over 45 thousand likes but the page has not been verified yet. She is also available on YouTube (Mckenna Grace) with over 146 thousand subscribers but like Facebook, the channel has not been verified yet.




McKenna Grace gave her debut performance when she played the role of young Riley in the 2012 movie, ‘R’. Later in 2013, she went on to appear in movies like ‘Goodbye World’ where she portrayed the role of Hannah Palmer, and ‘Suburban Gothic’ where she played the role of Zelda. Likewise, she appeared in movies like ‘Russell Madness’, ‘The Pearl Whale’ and ‘Frankenstein’ in 2015’, ‘Mr. Church’ and ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ in 2016.

‘Gifted’, ‘How to Be a Latin Lover’, ‘Amityville: The Awakening’ and ‘I, Tonya’ in 2017 and ‘Ready Player One’ and ’The Bad Seed’ in 2018. Moreover, she has also played the role of young Carol Danvers in ‘Captain Marvel’, Christmas Flint in ‘Troop Zero’ and Judy Warren in ‘Annabelle Comes Home’ in the year 2019, and young Daphne Blake in ‘Scoob!’ in 2020. Furthermore, she has also lent her voice when she played the role of Ella bird in ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ in 2016.

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McKenna Grace made her debut on television when she played the role of Jasmine Bernstein for 15 episodes of ‘Crash and Bernstein’ (2012-2014). Likewise, she has appeared for an episode each in series like ‘The Goodwin Games’ in 2013, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ and ‘Gravity Falls’ in 2014, ‘K.C. Undercover’ and ‘Dog with a Blog’ in 2015, ‘Teachers’ and ‘Bizaardvark’ in 2016 and ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ in 2018. She has also had recurring roles in series like ‘Instant Mom’ (2013-2014), ‘The Young and the Restless’ (2013-2015), ‘The Vampire Diaries’ (2015), ‘CSI: Cyber’ (2015).

‘Once Upon a Time’ (2015-2017), ‘Fuller House’ (2016-2020), ‘Designated Survivor’ (2016-2019), ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ (2018), ‘Young Sheldon’ (2018-2020) and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in 2021. Furthermore, she has also lent her voice for the voice role of Tinia in ‘Clarence’ (2014), Cindy Sugarbee in ‘Pickle and Peanut’ (2015), Bella in ‘Elena of Avalor’ (2016-2018), Kambuni in ‘The Lion Guard’ (2016-2017) and Bitsy Beagleberg in ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’ (2017-2019).

Music Videos

McKenna Grace has also appeared in the music video of Blackbear’s ‘Queen of Broken Hearts’ in 2020.



McKenna Grace won the Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards’ Best Breakthrough Performance Award and Best Performance by a Youth award for her work in ‘Gifted’ and the 21st Hollywood Film Awards’ Hollywood Ensemble Award for her work in ‘I, Tonya’ in the year 2017. Likewise, she has also been awarded the Hollywood Critics Association for the next generation of Hollywood award in the year 2020.

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Net Worth

As of the year 2020, McKenna Grace has an approximate net worth of $300 thousand.