Paola Nunez was born in the Dominican Republic and was raised by a large musical family. Many of her family members are performers that were born for the stage, and Paola is no exception. She began dancing at the age of 6 and had her big television debut a year later. When Paola was 10 years old, her mother brought her to Canada. The transition was difficult for Paola because of the language barrier and frequent bullies she faced. She made it her mission to become fluent in English so she could stand up for herself. Paola learned to value self-reliance, education and resilience from her grandmother, a key influence in her life. Paola’s peers consider her to be personable, outgoing and generous. Her outlook on life is overwhelmingly positive and she always strives to be a better human being. She studied business accounting and her goal is to pursue her many dreams, including a career in television, culinary training and entrepreneurial ventures. Paola hopes to open her own restaurant.