Toya Turner is Jamaican-American and grew up in Houston, Texas. She is a proud graduate of the British American Drama Academy (BADA 2014) at Oxford University in the United Kingdom.
Toya has honed her acting skills in Shakespearean classics including Olivia in Twelfth Night, Mercutio in Romeo & Juliet and Alonzo in The Tempest. She also developed a voiceover career with major brands such as McDonalds, Dove, Auto Zone, Walmart and Coca-Cola just to name a few.
Toya's first job on camera was working with Rosie O'Donnell in Sony Pictures Lifetime Movie America. She continued to build experience by starring in several independent films like Mark Harris' I Used To Love Her and Keith Purvis' romantic dramedy Travis & Tabitha. Toya then returned to television and showed off her improv skills on NBC's hit show Chicago Fire.
Since finishing her program at BADA she has had huge success as a principal in several commercials. The biggest one was for McDonald's 2015 Super Bowl commercial campaign "Pay With Lovin'".