Jessica Lord

Jessica Lord was born on July 29, 1998. She is a celebrated English actress, dancer, and media personality. This multi-talented artist is known best for her roles in “The Next Step” as Lola and “Find Me In Paris” as Lena Grisky. She has also been featured in “Paranormal Witness,” “Ransom” and “Party of Five” among others. Lord has appeared in the T.V. movie titled, “Cradle to Grave.” She was the dance captain of the Summerford School of Dance before getting Lola’s role. She became season five’s additional cast to “The Next Step” together with Milaina Robinson. She started dancing at the age of four after being put in a ballroom class. Her passion grew and she later added jazz, hip-hop, and ballet to her collection. In 2015, she took part in a talent convention and impressed several agents but later signed with Ray Miller, her manager at Archetype. We are honored to be celebrating her with you today.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Jessica Jane Lord

Nickname:

Jess

Birth date:

July 29, 1998

Age:

24

Zodiac Sign:

Leo

Height:

5' 1"

Relationship Status:

Single

Net Worth:

$2 million

Jessica's Social Media:

Background

Jessica Jane Lord is exceptionally good at what she does. She is a talented actress and dancer who is rising from the ground up. She was born on July 29, 1998, in Rochdale, England. Her family relocated to Toronto when she was six years old and that is where she spent most of her life. She went to O’Neill Collegiate and Vocational Institute which is in Oshawa and specialized in dance. The school is famously known for its performing and visual arts programs and that is why she chose it. She later enrolled at the Centennial College Theatre Arts and Performance. Her mother, Amanda, was a ballroom dancer and that is where she gets her inspiration from. She also has a younger brother named Daniel.

She is best known for her roles in “The Next Step” as Lola and “Find Me In Paris” as Lena Grisky. She has also been featured in “Paranormal Witness,” “Ransom” and “Party of Five” among others. Lord has appeared in the T.V. movie titled, “Cradle to Grave.” In 2013, in “Paranormal Witness,” she brought out the character of Marnie. In the same year, she had a minor role in “The Next Step” season three but in 2017, she became season five’s additional cast to “The Next Step” together with Milaina Robinson and she developed into a regular in her role as Lola. In 2018, she starred in the television series, “Find Me In Paris” as the character, Lena Grisky, through the choreographer of “The Next Step,” Amy Wright, but this however made it impossible for Lord to feature in season six of “The Next Step.” In 2019, she featured in one episode of “Ransom” and made an appearance in the pilot episode of “Party of Five” in 2020.

She made her on-screen debut in four episodes of “The Next Step” as a dancer in 2015. She started dancing at the age of four after being put in a ballroom class. Her passion grew and she later added jazz, hip-hop, and ballet to her collection. In the same year, she took part in a talent convention and impressed several agents and scouts. She later signed with Ray Miller, her Los Angeles-based manager at Archetype. Afterward, she joined Toronto’s Talent Agency, Edna Talent Management. She was the dance captain of the Summerford School of Dance before getting Lola’s role. Apart from earning as an actress and dancer, Lord has other revenue streams such as endorsements and partnerships with mega-brands. She is also a model part-time.

Career timeline

2015
Her Debut as a Dancer

She makes her on-screen debut as a dancer on four episodes of “The Next Step.”

2017
A Regular in “The Next Step”

She becomes a regular in season five of the series, “The Next Step.”

2018
She Stars in “Find Me in Paris"

She stars as Lena Grisky in “Find Me In Paris” through Amy Wright, her “The Next Step” choreographer.

2019
Her Appearance in “Ransom”

She appears in one episode of the series “Ransom.”

2020
She Features in “Party of Five"

She features in the pilot episode of “Party of Five.”

Why We Love Jessica Lord

  1. She keeps fit

    Lord has a healthy and fit body. This is because she works out and eats healthily. She has made the working out process fun for her because her mode of exercising is through dance. She also dances professionally and that works to her advantage.

  2. She loves animals

    She genuinely loves animals. She owns two pet dogs and one cat and she loves spending time with them. Apart from that, she will always document any animals she comes across, either in the workplace or during her travels.

  3. She is focused

    She always strives to be the best at what she does. From a young age, she knew that she wanted to dance and perform. She, therefore, enrolled in dance schools and undertook to perform arts programs to perfect her craft. This has worked to her advantage throughout her career.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. She is an animal lover

    She loves animals and has two pet dogs and one cat.

  2. Her eyes are greenish-blue

    Her eyes are a combination of two colors, green and blue.

  3. She is an hourglass

    She has the classic body type of an hourglass.

  4. She is naturally blonde

    She wears her hair straight with its natural blonde color.

  5. Her lucky number is nine

    She attaches good luck and fortune to the number nine.

Jessica Lord FAQs

Is Lena Grisky a real person?

Grisky, formally Princess Helena Grisky and played by Lord, is a Russian princess who lived in 1905.

What happened to Lola in "The Next Step?"

Lola has left The Next Step Dance Studio.

Will there be a season four of "Find Me In Paris?"

The series is filmed on location in Paris, in areas such as the Palais Garnier and Opera National de Paris. The second season, consisting of 26 episodes, premiered on August 16, 2019. Later that year, the series was renewed for a third and final season, which premiered on August 21, 2020.

Jessica Lord’s birthday dates

YearDateDay
2023July 29Saturday
2024July 29Monday
2025July 29Tuesday
2026July 29Wednesday
2027July 29Thursday

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