Birth Name: Casandra Elizabeth Ventura Place of Birth: New London, Connecticut, U. Date of Birth: August 26, 1986 Ethnicity: *Filipino (father) *Afro-Vincentian, Afro-Anguillan, Mexican (mother) Cassie is an American R&B singer, actress, dancer, and model. A picture of Cassie’s grandmothers can be seen here. Cassie’s maternal grandfather was Henry Kydd (the son of Ernest Ferdinand Kydd and Emmeline Rogers). A picture of Cassie with her mother can be seen here. The boyfriend thief thing is understandable -- just as long as it's not my boyfriend!Cassandra Rae "Cassie" Steele (born December 2, 1989) is a Canadian actress known best for portraying Manny Santos in Degrassi: The Next Generation. She has been in five celebrity relationships averaging approximately 2.6 years each.
She has been a regular cast member on Degrassi: The Next Generation, playing the character of Manny Santos since the age of eleven.
Steele appeared in the 2007 MTV movie, Super Sweet 16: The Movie.
Steele is currently living in Los Angeles in order to concentrate on her music career. She attended London School of Dance in Scarborough, Ontario and trained in ballet and jazz.
She has released two albums, How Much For Happy (March 15, 2005 in Canada; April 26, 2005 in US) and Destructo Doll (July 21, 2009).
Cassie Steele's mother is of Filipino descent, while her father is British-Canadian.