Born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood moved to Toronto at age 18 to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. Her first job, as "The Hair Girl" in a First Choice Hair Cutter's national commercial, continues to play to this day. Soon after, she landed the job of host on the global series, Gamer Girlz. MacInnes Wood then enlisted in acting classes at Ryerson University, Centre for the Arts and the Armstrong Acting Studio. In 2007, she appeared as Faith, the Model in Paul Reiser's TBS micro-series, Lovebites, as Candice in Donnie Wahlberg's UPN series M.V.P., Julie Gunn in the Disney pilot, Skyrunners, as well as a lead role in the Hallmark movie, Nightmare at the End of the Hall.