Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a Canadian actress of Sri Lankan Tamil origin. She is well known for her breakout role as Devi Vishwakumar in the Netflix series “Never Have I Ever”. It has garnered critical acclaim and brought her international recognition. She has been praised for her natural acting skills and ability to bring depth to the character. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is 5 Feet 4 inches tall.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Biography
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Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was born on December 28, 2001, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. She is of Sri Lankan Tamil origin, who grew up in the city of Mississauga with her parents, both of whom are of Sri Lankan Tamil descent.
Ramakrishnan was raised in a multilingual household, where she was exposed to Tamil, Hindi, and English languages. Growing up, she was a keen follower of Indian cinema and watched a lot of movies, which sparked her interest in acting. She participated in her school’s drama club and performed in several plays, which further cemented her passion for acting.
Ramakrishnan graduated from Meadowvale Secondary School in 2020 and deferred her offer to attend university in order to focus on her acting career. She is known for her talent, dedication, and hard work, and has become an inspiration to many young actors and aspiring performers around the world.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Career
In 2019, Ramakrishnan saw an open casting call for the lead role in the Netflix series “Never Have I Ever” created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. She submitted a self-tape and was ultimately selected out of more than 15,000 applicants to play the lead role of Devi Vishwakumar in the series. This was her first acting job, and it brought her international recognition and critical acclaim.
The success of “Never Have I Ever” brought Ramakrishnan international recognition and critical acclaim, and she has since been featured in several media outlets, including Vogue, Glamour, and Harper’s Bazaar. She has also made appearances on talk shows, such as “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”.
In addition to acting, Ramakrishnan has used her platform to speak out on social issues, particularly issues related to the Tamil community. She has also been involved in several philanthropic efforts, including supporting mental health awareness and fundraising for COVID-19 relief efforts.
Ramakrishnan’s success in her debut role has opened up many opportunities for her in the entertainment industry, and she has been signed on to star in several upcoming projects, including the romantic comedy film “The Netherfield Girls” and the Netflix series “The Baby-Sitters Club”. She is quickly becoming a rising star in the industry and is set to make a significant impact in the years to come.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Movies and TV Shows
Never Have I Ever (2020—present), My Little Pony: Tell Your Tale (2022—present), My Little Pony: Make Your Mark (special), My Little Pony: Make Your Mark (series), My Little Pony: Winter Wishday, Turning Red (2022), The Netherfield Girls (TBD)
Awards / Nominations
In 2022, Ramakrishnan won the Canadian Screen Award for Radius Award and a nomination for Cogeco Fund Audience Choice Award. She also received a nomination MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss (with Jaren Lewison), and another nomination from Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Performance in a New Scripted Series.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Personal Life and Social Media
Ramakrishnan enjoys reading, listening to music, and watching movies. She is also an advocate for mental health awareness and has spoken publicly about her struggles with anxiety.
Ramakrishnan is active on social media and has a strong following on platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. She often shares updates about her projects, as well as photos and videos from her personal life. Despite her rising fame, Ramakrishnan remains down-to-earth and grounded, and is admired by many for her positive attitude and dedication to her craft.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Net Worth
As of 2023, there is no reliable information available on her net worth, and any estimates would be purely speculative. However, it’s worth noting that net worth can fluctuate depending on various factors such as income, expenses, investments, and other financial decisions.