Mya Allen Biography
Mya Allen is an Italian TV Personality who is best known for starring in the 7th season of the series “Summer House,” which is set to premiere on February 13, 2023, on Bravo TV. She is also known for her cookie business “THE KNEAD.”
Allen has a long history of serving in the food industry. She recently worked as a restaurant consultant. She is now full-time pursuing her cookie business called “The Knead”. Also, she serves at a food delivery service company called “WoodSpoon” in New York as a private chef. She has worked in the beverage and food industry’s corporate section in Washington D.C. Since Allen graduated from college, she has been spending multiple years in the hospitality industry, primarily in bakeries and fast-casual restaurants.
Mya Allen Education
Allen is a proud graduate of Colby College where she studied art history and studio art. She is also a 2016 alumnus of the International Culinary Center where she obtained a professional culinary degree. While there, she was honing her cooking skills at Michelin-starred restaurants in New York City.
Mya Allen Age
Allen is 27 years old as of 2023. She was born on February 15, 1996, in Firenze, Italy. She celebrates her birthday on the 15th of February every year. Allen posted her pic on her Instagram Page on February 15, 2021, wishing herself a happy 25th birthday.
Mya Allen Height
Allen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).
Mya Allen Family
Allen was born to her loving parents whose names are unknown at the moment. She grew up alongside her sister Lexi Allen. She says that her sister is her best friend. Lexi is a proud June 2019 graduate of Havard University.
Mya Allen Ex-Fiancé / Ex-Boyfriend / Separated
Allen was engaged to Kwame Onwuachi (a professional chef). Allen and Kwame had their engagement in August 2016. This was before Allen joined “Summer House.” They first met in February 2016 at a pop-up restaurant in Boston, Massachusetts, where Kwame worked for. They moved from Washington DC to New York City in the year 2020.
Kwame and Allen served at Philly Wing Fry restaurant in Washington, D.C. for 2 years (2018-2020) where Allen was the Director Of Operations. Their engagement however ended around December 2020 to January 2021 (during the COVID-19 quarantine). This was 6 months before Allen joined “Summer House.”
Kwame made an appearance on the 13th season of Top Chef (2018). He also returned for a number of episodes as a guest judge. In the year 2021, Kwame judged “Top Chef Amateurs” and starred on one episode of “Selena + Chef” (Selena Gomez’s HBO Max series). He also competed on “Top Chef” season 13 in California. For competing on “Top Chef,” he was named Esquire Magazine’s 2019 Chef of the Year, FOOD & WINE’s Best New Chefs, and 30 Under 30 honoree, by Forbes and Zagat.
Mya Allen and Oliver Gray
Allen once dated Oliver Gray. In the March 29, 2022 episode of the Summer House (season 6), Allen went on a first date with Oliver. Danielle Olivera (her fellow Hamptons housemate) was the one who introduced Oliver to Allen. Allen rated the date “10 out of 10!” In around late March, things between Allen and Oliver seemed to be on the rocks.
However, she appeared on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” on April 5 and stated that they are still together. In the Summer House Season 6 reunion, Allen and Oliver’s relationship was confirmed that it was on the rocks. He stated that he is not her boyfriend anymore, but they were “friends with benefits.”
Mya Allen Net Worth
Allen has an annual estimated net worth of $1 Million, which she earns through her career as a TV Personality.
Mya Allen Summer House
Allen is one of the 11 cast members of season 7 of the series “Summer House,” which is set to premiere on February 13, 2023, on Bravo TV. She joined the reality TV series on its 6th season which premiered its first episode on January 17, 2022, and its last episode on May 16, 2022.
Allen, together with Amanda Batula, Kyle Cooke, Paige DeSorbo, Lindsay Hubbard, Ciara Miller, Danielle Olivera, and Carl Radke are the returning cast members of season 7. Paige DeSorbo was the one who introduced Allen to the series – they are friends. The new cast members are Samantha Feher, Gabby Prescod, and Chris Leoni.
Andrea Denver returned in a friend capacity and is joined by Kory Keefer (Winter House cast member). Craig Conover (Southern Charm’s cast member) has appeared as a guest in the seventh season. Alex Wach and Luke Gulbranson don’t return in season 7 in any capacity.
Below is the list of other cast members;
- Amanda Batula
- Kyle Cooke
- Lindsay Hubbard
- Danielle Olivera
- Gabby Prescod
- Samantha Feher
- Ciara Miller
- Chris Leoni
- Paige DeSorbo
- Carl Radke
Mya Allen Cookies (The Knead)
Allen owns a New York-based scratch-made cookie delivery shop, called “The Knead.” She began this business during the COVID-19 quarantine as a way to spread love through cookies! The business started as just a blog but afterward, she decided to turn it into now a big business.
CLICK HERE to view Allen’s blog where she sells cookies.
CLICK HERE to view and order Allen’s Kitchen on WoodSpoon.
Also, CLICK HERE (Allen’s website) for her Amazon Storefront and The North Face products.