Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a famous Canadian actress born on 28th December 2001. She was born in Mississauga in Ontario, a city in Canada. She is well known for her remarkable performance in an American comedy-drama series on Netflix called “Never Have I Ever” where she was seen as Devi Vishwakumar. She started acting from his school plays. She is only 20 years of age and is a newcomer to the film industry. Her acting in “Never Have I Ever” was praised by all. Besides acting, she learned Bharatanatyam and ballet dancing. Also, she is a piano player. She is excellent in her acting skills, comedy and also loves to play video games like Nintendo, Animal Crossing, and so on.
Maitreyi made her first debut through a Netflix TV series named “Never Have I Ever” by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. The series was released on 27th April 2020. In the series, she played the leading character named Devi Vishwakumar. The role she got is only because of her best friend. Her best friend told her about the audition and she without any confusion in her mind recorded her audition on her mother’s camera and sent it. She was chosen among 15,000 competitors by Mindy Kaling.
It was like a dream come true to her. She was very nervous as it was her first time in front of the camera and many famous personalities. She was only 17 when she got selected for the role.
After the series, she gained very popularity in Canada because of her outstanding performance. And hence, her journey starts from here. She was also seen in a 2019-talk show called “Today” where she was called to be one of the ‘groundbreakers’ whose main aim was to change the world and make it a new one without any barriers.
From the talk show, she became very popular because of her splendid performance in it. It was loved by a famous media company named ‘Variety’. She has also narrated in the 8th Canadian Screen Awards in 2020 and was among the 100 most influential people in Time and was called a Breakout actor.
She was nominated for several awards for “Never Have I Ever” in 2021 which includes Independent Spirit Award for best female performance in new scripted series, Canadian Screen Awards for Cogeco fund audience choice award, and lastly, MTV Movie & TV Awards for Best kiss.
Early Life, School, and Education:
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was born in Canada. She completed her schooling at Mississauga and Meadowvale Secondary School and then completed her higher studies at Trelawny Public School. She got admission to York University in Toronto where she could do her graduation. But as she was featured in “Never Have I Ever”, she postponed her admission and accepted her offer as the leading character in the series. From her childhood, she was very passionate about acting, dancing, singing, and all other cultural activities and used to perform in school plays.
She was born and brought up in Canada and calls herself a Tamil-Canadian. Her parents were Tamilians who moved to Canada from Sri Lanka at the time of the Civil War. So, that’s why she called herself a Tamil-Canadian and not a Sri Lankan. Her father is Ram Selvarajah and his mother is Kiruthiha Kulendiren. Her father is a Canadian Government Employee by profession and her mother is a marketing communications professional. She also has an elder brother named Vishwaa Ramakrishnan. Her relationship status is single and till now no such rumors regarding her affairs have been heard.
Maitreyi is a 20-year-old young girl with a pretty face and an astonishing slim figure. Her height is about 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 56kg. She has black curly hair and black mesmerizing eyes and in Indian attire, she looks more stunning.
|Date of Birth||28 December 2001|
|Place Of Birth||Mississauga, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Family||Father– Ram Selvarajah (IT Specialist)|
Mother– Kiruthiha Kulendiren (Works in Marketing Field)
Brother– Vishwaa Ramakrishnan
|Schooling||• Trelawny Public School, Mississauga|
• Meadowvale Secondary School, Mississauga
|College||York University, Toronto|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
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