Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Profile, Height, Weight, Affairs, Biography & More

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Profile, Height, Weight, Affairs, Biography & More

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a Canadian actress. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan 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).

Ramakrishnan made her professional acting debut as Devi Vishwakumar, the protagonist, in the Netflix teen comedy streaming television series Never Have I Ever. In 2019, 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, eventually being asked to send four more videos, before having a screen test in Los Angeles and being offered the role.

Ramakrishnan was 17 at the time of her casting and had not acted professionally. Her casting received significant media attention, especially in Canada, both due to the nature of the open casting call and for her Tamil Canadian identity. The same year, Today named her one of eighteen “Groundbreakers”, a list of girls who were breaking down barriers and changing the world.

In late April 2020, Never Have I Ever premiered on Netflix. Both the series and Ramakrishnan’s performance received positive reviews, 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. In July 2020, Netflix reported the series had been viewed by 40 million households globally since its release.

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. Later that month, she also took part in the live-read series Acting for a Cause, appearing as Olivia for a live staged reading of William Shakespeare’s play Twelfth Night, to help raise money for a local hospital in Chicago, which was struggling to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

In February 2021, Ramakrishnan was included and named as Breakout Actor in Time’s Time100 Next list of influential, rising stars. She also reprized her role as protagonist, Devi Vishwakumar, in the second season of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever, which premiered on the streaming platform in July that year. The season was positively received with critics and audiences praising Ramakrishnan’s performance.

Ramakrishnan reprized her role as Devi Vishwakumar in the third season of Never Have I Ever; principal photography began towards the end of November 2021 and wrapped up in late February 2022. The new season premiered on 12 August 2022, on Netflix. She will also be reprising her role as her character Zipp Storm in the Netflix computer-animated series My Little Pony: Make Your Mark, and the CGI-animated special My Little Pony: Winter Wishday, which are set to premiere on September 26 and in November 2022, on the streaming platform respectively. She has also committed to star in the upcoming Netflix romantic comedy film The Netherfield Girls, a contemporary adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice, which will mark Ramakrishnan’s film acting debut.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Biodata and Biography

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
Date Of Birth
28 December 2001
21 Years (as in 2022)
Profession / Occupation
Mother Tongue
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5’6″ / 50 kg
First Movie
Turning Red (2022)
TV: Never Have I Ever
Money Factor
$ 1 million/film (USD)


Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Family and Relatives

Ram Selvarajah
Kiruthiha Kulendiren
Vishwaa Ramakrishnan
Marital Status
Boyfriends/ Affairs Not Known


Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
Height in Meters
1.67 m
Height in Feet Inches
50 kg
Body Measurement
Chest Size
33 inches
Waist Size
26 inches
Hips Size
32 inches
Eye Colour
Hair Colour

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Favorites

Favorite Colour
Favorite Actor
Steve Carrell
Favorite Actress
Not Known
Favorite Food Pizza, Burger
Hobbies Singing, Acting
Favorite Destination London
Favorite Movie Not Known
Favorite Singer Rex Orange County, Childish Gambino, Doja Cat
Favorite Car Collection Not Known
Sexual Orientation Straight


Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Meadowvale Secondary School
College / University
Not Known
Not Known


Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Home Town
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Present Residence
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
House Address
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Awards, Honours, Achievements

Canadian Screen Awards
2022: Radius Award-Honoured
Golden Globe Award
Not Known
Screen Actors Guild Award
Not Known
Not Known


Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Social Media

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