Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a Tamil Canadian actress known for her leading role in the  Netflix teen comedy series Never Have I Ever. She was 17 at the time of her casting and had not yet held a job or 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.

Birth Name

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was born on the 29th of December 2001, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.


She’s currently 18 years old.

Sun Sign




She is of Tamil descent.




Maitreyi attended and graduated from Meadowvale Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Family Details

  • Father – Ram Selvarajah
  • Mother – Kiruthiha Kulendiren
  • Siblings – Vishwaa Ramakrishnan (Older Brother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan has dated –

Maitreyi has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


  • In Kilograms – 51 kg
  • In Pounds – 112 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-24-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Maitreyi became known for her leading role in the Netflix teen comedy series Never Have I Ever (2020). In 2019, Maitreyi was chosen by Mindy Kaling out of 15,000 candidates that applied for an open casting call for the show.

Television Debut

In 2020, Maitreyi plays the lead role of Devi Vishwakumar in the Netflix series Never Have I Ever.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Favorites

  • Favorite ActorHenry Cavill
  • Favorite Actress – Emma Watson
  • Favorite Singer – Rex Orange County, Childish Gambino, Doja Cat
  • Favorite TV Show – The Office (2005)
  • Favorite Character – Hermione Granger
  • Favorite Color – Pink
  • Favorite Food – Pizza, Chocolate

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Net worth

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan has an estimated net worth of $0.2 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

  • Maitreyi got her start in theater and drama at age 15 when she was in her 10th grade, playing one of lead Ariel’s ditzy friend in her school production of Footloose.
  • She wanted to pursue a theatre course from Toronto’s York University.
  • Maitreyi cannot speak Tamil fluently but can understand the language well.
  • Maitreyi had plans to study theatre at York University but she deferred her acceptance to the University as she got selected to play the lead role in Netflix’s Never Have I Ever.
  • Maitreyi was named as one of the Groundbreakers for breaking all barriers and changing the world.
  • She has a pet dog named, Melody.
  • In 2019, Maitreyi was chosen by Mindy Kaling out of 15,000 candidates that applied for an open casting call for the show.


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