Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Makenzie's first acting job was a "Mott's for Tott's" commercial at the age of four. From there she went on to do a series of national commercials followed by her feature film debut in "Do You Believe" opposite Mira Sorvino.
After a few guest starring roles in television series such as CSI and "About A Boy', Makenzie went on to star in Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle's, "Steve Jobs" for Universal and then starred in the psychological thriller entitled "The Charnel House".
Makenzie continued down the feature film path starring in Air Bud Entertainment's children's live action film "Pup Star" and then in the feature film "God Bless the Broken Road" which will be released nationwide in September 2018. Makenzie recently took a comedic turn starring in the romantic comedy "Off The Menu".
After the success of "Pup Star", Makenzie went on to star in three installments of the film entitled "Pup Star: Better 2Gether", "Pup Star: World Tour", and "Pup Star Christmas" all released on the Disney Channel and Netflix and the upcoming feature, "Let Us In"
Makenzie is a series regular on the hit CBS comedy, The Unicorn. They just wrapped season 1 and will be returning this fall for season 2.
When Makenzie is not in school or acting in a television or film she loves to dance and hang with her friends and sister. She is a devoted pet owner and loves spending time with her three pups, Pickles, Lambchop and Twinkie.