Tiera Skovbye was born in Vancouver, Canada. She comes from a Scandinavian background and most of her extended family reside in Sweden and Denmark. She began her acting career at the age of seven when she was spotted by an agent at the Childrens Festival in Vancouver. After several commercial bookings, Tiera eventually landed her first lead role in a series of childrens DVDs by Warner Home Entertainment entitled McKids Adventures. This gradually led to roles in such hit shows as Supernatural (2005), Kaya (2007), The Troop (2009), Wingin It (2010), The Haunting Hour and Spooksville (2013). More recently Tiera booked her first lead role in a pilot, playing Sam Turner in the CBC pilot Wishing Well. This was followed by the lead role of Raven in the Lifetime movie Forever 16 (2013), and the role of Mia in the CW pilot Blink. Given her height and natural beauty, Tiera was scouted by an international modeling agency in 2008, having just turned 13 years old. She has since modeled in a string of campaigns for various designers and photographers and it has taken her around the globe, including North America, Asia and Europe. She has also had fashion editorials in several magazine,s including Elle Canada, Wedding Bells, Plaid, Chloe and Elle China. Tiera has always had a love for theatre and has studied many of the plays of William Shakespeare at Bard on the Beach, working with an impressive array of acting coaches and mentors. She has played the role of Elizabeth in an adaptation of Mary Shelleys Frankenstein at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island.