If you’ve seen the Netflix teen comedy series ‘Never Have I Ever,’ you’ve probably heard of Maitreyi Ramakrishnan.
If you don’t know who she is, she is the actress who played the series’ lead character, Devi Vishwakumar.
Since then, the 21-year-old actress has achieved considerable fame and success.
Many teenagers identified with her character and admired her work in the series.
Personal Life of Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a Canadian actress who was born on December 28, 2001, in Mississauga, Ontario.
Her parents are Ram Selvarajah and Kiruthiha Kulendiren. She has an older sibling named Vishwaa.
Her parents are Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka who immigrated to Canada due to the civil war. She identifies herself as Tamil Canadian rather than Sri Lankan.
She attended Lisgar Middle School for elementary and graduated from Meadowvale Secondary School.
Acting Career of Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
She is known for her leading role as Devi Vishwakumar in the Netflix teen comedy series Never Have I Ever (2020–present) and as Priya Mangal in the Pixar film Turning Red (2022).
Likewise, she was 17 years old and had never acted professionally when she responded to an open casting call from Mindy Kaling for a TV series about an Indian American teenager.
She ultimately beat out more than 15,000 people for the role of Devi Vishwakumar in the now-hit Netflix show “Never Have I Ever”. Since then, Ramakrishnan has become a breakout star for her performance as the show’s smart and brazen protagonist.
She is set to play Lizzie Bennet in the upcoming rom-com “The Netherfield Girls,” a contemporary take on “Pride and Prejudice”. With the fourth and final season of “Never Have I Ever” now streaming, her turn as Devi is behind her.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan: College plans
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is studying human rights and equity studies in college.
She initially deferred her acceptance to the theatre program at York University in Toronto, which she had planned to attend the fall after she graduated high school, so she could shoot the series “Never Have I Ever” in Los Angeles.
She deferred her acceptance a second time in 2021 while also switching her degree to human rights and equity studies.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan: Salary, Net worth
In 2022, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan’s net worth is expected to be around $500,000 to $800,000 USD. She is paid an estimated $20,000-$26,000 for each episode of the show.
Maitreyi’s entire fortune has come from the “Never Have I Ever” series. With the release of “Never Have I Ever” Season 4 in August 2023, she is expected to increase her net worth.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan: Facts
Real Name: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
Date of Birth: 28 December 2001
Age: 21 years old
Height: 170 cm(5’7”)
Weight (105 lbs) 48 kg
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada
Profession Canadian actress
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Education: Meadowvale Secondary School
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Parents: Ram Selvarajah, Kiruthiha Kulendiren
Last Updated on August 6, 2023 by sab