Khiyla Aynne
Actor, Dancer, Voice Actor
ACTRA
“ I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”
– Estée Lauder

Khiyla Aynne is a 12-year-old Canadian-born actress whose first on screen appearance came when she performed as a Featured Guest on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in 2017. In 2019 she was invited back to the Warner Brothers Lot as one of Ellen’s Little Helpers for her 12 Days of Giveaways.

In her darkest role to date Khiyla can be seen as ‘Jenny’ in the highly anticipated Netflix feature film adaptation “Nightbooks” directed by David Yarovesky (Brightburn) and based on the J.A. White children’s horror-fantasy book.

Khiyla is best known for her role as Series Lead ‘Trish’ in “Ponysitters Club” a Netflix Original Series that ran for two seasons and included two spin off feature films “Ponysitters Club: Fun at The Fair” and “Ponysitters Club: The Big Sleepover”.

In addition, Khiyla was cast in the Netflix dance feature film “Work It” produced by Alicia Keys and was a Featured Guest (Hip Hop) on CBC Gem’s award winning series “The Move III” starring 9 young performers from across Canada.

Other select credits include the role of ‘Young Kaira’ a delicate yet aware child in the short film “Kaira” the story of a women who is forced to relive suppressed memories from her childhood. Khiyla can also be seen as ‘Sherry the Time Elf’ in the Gaumont production of “48 Christmas Wishes” and showcasing her love of music while singing, dancing and playing the ukulele for Wow Media in the Pilot of “Ukulele U”. As Host, Khiyla taught Family Channel viewers how to make Cheesy inspired recipes on “Cheesy’s Magic Kitchen” and was featured as a Z-Head Correspondent on “YTV’s The Zone”.

One of Khiyla’s most memorable moments to date was performing with Justin Bieber during his song “Children” at the
Scotiabank Arena for the “Purpose World Tour”. Khiyla is no stranger to performing for large crowds. During the Toronto Maple Leafs “Next Generation” hockey game she was a Live In Arena Host for a crowd of 20,000 people.

Khiyla has appeared in numerous national television commercials for major brands including (but not limited to) Crayola, Hatchimals, Cool Maker, Spin Master, Oculus Go, Triangle by Canadian Tire and Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica.

She is an avid traveler and has been fortunate to visit Chile, Costa Rica and California to film. With a strong sense of compassion Khiyla enjoys giving back to her community. She helped in leading approximately 3000 participants through a warm up stretch for the Opening Ceremony of the “Great Camp Adventure Walk” to benefit The Hospital for Sick Children. Khiyla’s love of animals has led her to regularly volunteer her time to read to various types of animals big and small as part of a reading program at her local animal shelter.