Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | August 16, 2022

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a famous Canadian actress and model who is most popularly known for playing the leading role as Devi Vishwakumar in the Netflix teen comedy series Never Have I Ever (2020–present). She is one of the most popular access who won the Canadian Screen Awards 2022 for her role in the Netflix original series Never Have I Ever. Maitreyi is a successful actress who had also appeared in the Tv shows like My Little Pony: Tell Your Tale and films like Turning Red (2022)

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was born on 28 December 2001 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. She is the daughter of Ram Selvarajah and Kiruthiha Kulendiren. She was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario alongside her sibling brother Vishwaa Ramakrishnan. Maitreyi was born into born to Tamil parents who had immigrated to Canada as refugees from Sri Lanka due to the civil war. She identifies herself as Tamil Canadian rather than Sri Lankan.

Maitreyi attended the Trelawny Public School, Mississauga for her primary education and later shifted to Meadowvale Secondary School in Mississauga to complete her secondary education. As She was fond of acting, Maitreyi made the decision to pursue an acting career in her last year at Meadowvale and got the role in the Netflix teen comedy series Never Have I Ever less than a year after. She had worked on her acceptance to the theatre program at York University in Toronto. In 2021, she deferred her acceptance a second time, while also switching her degree to human rights and equity studies.

Actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan made her professional acting debut as Devi Vishwakumar, the protagonist, in the Netflix teen comedy streaming television series Never Have I Ever alongside actor Darren Barnet. While, in 2019, when the audition for Tv series Never Have I Ever was going on, she was chosen by Mindy Kaling out of 15,000 candidates that had applied for an open casting call for the show. Ramakrishnan created her audition tape at a local library using her mother’s camera. She was also asked to send four more videos, before having a screen test in Los Angeles and being offered the role.

While giving the audition for the Netflix Tv series Never Have I Ever, she was just 17 years old and had not acted professionally. She becomes popular and gained huge attention from the media due to the nature of the open casting call and her Tamil Canadian identity.

The Netflix television series Never Have I Ever was released in April 2020, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan due to the nature of the open casting call and for her Tamil Canadian identity with Variety saying it was a “breakout performance”. She received nominations for an Independent Spirit Award, a Canadian Screen Award, and an MTV Movie & TV Award. Following her success, In May 2020, Ramakrishnan was a co-host for the Livestream segments of the 8th Canadian Screen Awards, along with Lloyd Robertson, Herbie Kuhn, Emma Hunter, Evany Rosen, Kayla Lorette, Eric McCormack, and Théodore Pellerin.

Talking about her personal life, As of now, she is just 20 years old and is single.

Real NameMaitreyi Ramakrishnan
Nick Name Maitreyi
Profession Actress, Model
popular for
‘Devi Vishwakumar’ in “Never Have I Ever” (2020)

Mindy Kaling's new teen sitcom Never Have I Ever is an empathetic  exploration of grief - The Verge
Date of Birth28 December 2001
Age20 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceMississauga, Ontario, Canada
Hometown Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
• Trelawny Public School, Mississauga
• Meadowvale Secondary School, Mississauga
CollageShe deferred her acceptance to the theatre program at York University, Toronto to do shooting for her acting project (Never Have I Ever).
DebutWeb Series: “Never Have I Ever” (2020) as ‘Devi Vishwakumar’

EthnicityShe is of Sri Lankan Tamil descent, but she identifies herself as a Tamil and Canadian
HobbiesSinging, Playing the Piano, Painting, Hiking, Going to Art Galleries, Riding her Motorcycle, and Playing Video Games
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan in Netflix Tv Series Never Have I Ever

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Family 

Father Name Ram Selvarajah (IT Specialist)
Mother Name Kiruthiha Kulendiren (Works in Marketing Field)
Brother Vishwaa Ramakrishnan
Sister None
Husband N/A

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Unmarrired
Affairs / Boyfriend Single
Husband / Spouse N/A
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Favourite 

Favorite Singer Rex Orange County, Childish Gambino, Doja Cat
Favorite Actress Mindy Kaling, Nayanthara
Favorite CharacterHermione Granger
Favorite Movie Bollywood– Chandramukhi (2005)
Hollywood– Get Out (2017)
Favorite FoodPretzels
Favorite Desserts Donuts
Favorite Sport Basketball
Favorite Video Games Nintendo, Crossing: New Horizons, Super Smash Bros

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Education 

• Trelawny Public School, Mississauga
• Meadowvale Secondary School, Mississauga
Collage She deferred her acceptance to the theatre program at York University, Toronto to do shooting for her acting project (Never Have I Ever).
Educational Qualification High School Graduate

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan’s Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

  • Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is of Sri Lankan Tamil descent. Her family came to Canada as refugees after the Sri Lankan Civil War (1983-2009).
  • Simultaneously, she became a part of a Jazz band and played the piano in the band.
  • She was a part of student walkout protests against Doug Ford’s proposition for education cuts in 2019.
  • She graduated from Meadowvale Secondary School.
  • She was picked by Mindy Kaling to star on Never Have I Ever.
  • Television actress who rose to fame after being cast as Devi on the original Netflix series Never Have I Ever.

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