Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a Canadian actress who has worked in the entertainment field since 2020. She is originally from the South Asian community and is from Sri Lanka who descends from Tamil ancestry. This actress came into the limelight from her acting role in ‘Never Have I Ever’ in 2020. She portrayed the role of Devi Vishwakumar. Moreover, she had an early interest in acting. This led her to join the industry and eventually she is now one of the known faces in this field.
|Full Name||Maitreyi Ramakrishnan|
|Birth Date||28 December 2001|
|Birth Place||Mississauga, Ontario, Canada|
|Siblings||1 elder brother- Vishwaa Ramakrishnan|
|Height||5 feet and 6 inches (1.67m/167cm)|
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was born on 28 December 2001 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. She was born to her South Asian parents Ram Selvarajah and Kiruthiha Kulendiren. Her father works for the Canadian government while her mother works in marketing communication. During the civil war in Sir Lanka, her family went to Canada as a refugee. Likewise, she was raised alongside her older brother named Vishwaa Ramakrishnan. Maitreyi is currently 19 years old and belongs to a Capricorn star sign.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan grew up in a multicultural environment. Her parents were native South Asian and her surroundings were full of English people. Due to this reason, she had a versatile upbringing. She learned Bharatanatyam and also learned about Ballet dance forms. Likewise, she also played piano and became one of the members of a Jazz band.
Talking about her education, she earned her school graduation from Meadowvale Secondary School. Initially, she wanted to become an animator because she loved the animations in Disney and Marvel comics. During her tenth grade, she participated in various school plays. In the meantime, she became interested in acting. She also made herself clear about pursuing her career as an actor. Maitreyi has also deferred her acceptance at York University in Toronto.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan holds a Canadian nationality. As per her ethnicity, she belongs to the South Asian community. Moreover, she is of Tamil descent. Moreover, she follows Hindusim as her religious beliefs.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan stands 5 feet and 6 inches (1.67m/167cm) tall and weighs around 48kg (160lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body type. Besides this, she has a pair of black-colored eyes and black hair color. Her body measures 32-28-34 inches respectively.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is active in her social media accounts. Her presence on social media helped her to gain many followers. Her Instagram handle (@maitreyiramakrishnan) has 1.3 million followers and her Twitter account (@ramakrishnannn) has 48.5 thousand followers. In addition to this, she is also active on her official Facebook page that has more than 5 thousand likes and 6.8 thousand followers.
Personal Life of Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a young girl who is currently focusing on her career. Her relationship status is single. Furthermore, there is also no information about her past relationships or affairs.
Talking about her favorites, she is an avid animal lover and is also a big-time foodie. Moreover, her favorite fictional character is Hermione Granger from who is played by the famous actress Emma Watson. Furthermore, Maitreyi is also a part-time gamer who loves gaming. Her favorite sport is basketball and her favorite basketball team is Toronto Raptors.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan landed her debut acting role in the Netflix series, ‘Never Have I Ever‘ in 2020. She plays the main role of Devi Vishwakumar in the series for which more than 15000 girls auditioned. This was her breakthrough role which eventually made hee to come to the limelight. Moreover, this series starred Poorna Jagannathan, Darren Barnet, Ramona Young, Richa Moorjani, etc. This American comedy-drama television received good reviews from critics and audiences.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is listed in Time 100’s Most Influential people as a Breakout Actor in the year 2021. She has also received the nomination from the Independent Spirit Award in 2021 for her role in ‘Never Have I Ever.’
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a Tamil-Canadian personality who has a long way to go through her acting career. She is well-known for her debut Hollywood series ‘Never Have I Ever.’ Her role as Devi Vishwakumar helped her earn thousand of fans. Moreover, she has a huge fan following too in her social media accounts.
This actress earns from her professional acting career. Her net worth is estimated to be $500,000. Likewise, she made $20,000 per episode from her ‘Never Have I Ever’ series. This means she earned a total of $200,000 from her debut series.