Every Detail About Megan Follows’ Daughter, Lyla Anne Porter

Lyla Anne Porte is the daughter of Canadian-American actress Megan Follows and her ex-husband Christopher Porter, a cinematographer. Lyla was born on December 29, 1991, in Toronto, Canada; she has a younger sister called Russell Porter.

Personal Details

Lyla Anne Porter is not married, but it is unclear if she is romantic relationship; she has kept that information away from the public. Regarding her education, despite being born in Canada, she did not attend high school there but in Los Angeles, California. After high school, she joined Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York City.


Lyla Anne Porter is a writer and actress. As an actress, she appeared in the Netflix series Frontier, portraying Clenna Dolan. She was also featured in the CW series Reign playing Ellen Norwood. Lyla’s acting career has not taken the turn she expected, but she is young and will find success in her future projects.

Her Mother

Lyla Anne Porter’s mother is largely known for portraying Anne Shirley in the Canadian television show Anne of Green Gables. Megan Follows was born into an acting family; her parents were actors, and she had to follow the same path. Lyla’s mother started as a child actor, acting in commercials as early as when she was 10.

While in Canada, Megan appeared in several films and television shows, including The Baxters, The Littlest Hobo, Matt and Jenny, Boys and Girls, and The Olden Days Coat. Lyla’s mother won an Academy Award for her role in the film Boys and Girls.

Lyla Porter’s mother appeared in one episode of the anthology series The Ray Bradbury Theater. She also portrayed Cathy in the Canadian movie Hockey Night. Megan has been featured in many other films and shows, including Silver Bullet, House, Longmire, If Your Kid’s On Drugs, Scene of Innocence and Shattered, The Facts of Life, and Major Crime.

Lyla’s mother has also done some humanitarian activities; she is a former spokeswoman for World Vision Canada and traveled with it around the World to provide relief. She also accompanied director Heather Connell to Cambodia to film a documentary on the hardships street children go through in Cambodia.

In her love life, after divorcing Christopher Porter, Lyla’s mother started a romantic relationship with actor Stuart Hughes. They were together for more than a decade before breaking up in 2010.

Net Worth

Lyla Anne Porter’s net worth is unknown, but she has made good fortune for the several roles she has played. Besides, she is a writer and must have written several plays, making her some money. On the other hand, her mother has been in the acting industry for over forty years making money through her many roles; she has a net worth of 2 million dollars.

Social Media

Lyla Anne Porter is on social media, particularly on Instagram, where she likes to post pictures and videos of herself, her family, and her friends. On the other hand, Lyla’s mother is also on social media platforms and enjoys a vast following on Instagram and Twitter.