Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Bio, Net Worth, Dating, Boyfriend, Parents, Ethnicity, Height

Canadian actress, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan rose to popularity for the role of  Devi on the original Netflix series “Never Have I Ever”. Also, she is known for her role in  Acting for a Cause and Sidewalks Entertainment.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Ethnicity, Parents

In Mississauga, Canada, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was born on December 30, 2001 under birth sign Capricorn. She is from the Srilankan Tamil family who came to Canada as refugees after the civil war in Sri Lanka.

She is the daughter of Ram Selvarajah (father) and mom Kiruthiha Kulendiren. Her father Ram works as IT Specialist and her mom works in the Marketing Field. Having Canadian nationality, Maitreyi is of Hindu-Tamil ethnicity. However, she identifies herself as Tamil Canadian and not Sri Lankan.

Also, she has a brother Vishwaa Ramakrishnan. She became interested in acting while she was studying in Grade 10. Then she completed her grade 10 from Meadowvale Secondary School located in Mississauga, Canada. Ramakrishnan is studying at York University in located Toronto for her further studies.

What’s Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Net Worth & Salary?

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan net worth is around $500 thousand, according to different sources. Her prime source of income is only acting career. Working as an actress, Ramakrishnan might earned salary between $50,000 to $1 Million.

She lives in Ontario with her parents and price of a median house in Ontario is around Canadian dollar $480,743 (USD $343,326.56). Surely, Maitreyi net worth increased as she featured in different movies and tv series.

Does Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Have Boyfriend?

This actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan relationship status is single. She has been living a very secretive life away from the scrutiny of the world. Maitreyi boyfriend remains a mystery and must be enjoying her life.

Also, she has always maintain privacy regarding her love life. Let’s hope Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is doing well in her personal life and makes wise decisions in life.

What is the Height of Maitreyi Ramakrishnan?

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan has a height of 1.6 m or 5 feet 6 inches tall. She has slim body weighs around 125 pound or 57 kg. Maitreyi has a brown skin complexion with dark brown eyes color and black hair.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan’s Interest Besides Acting

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan loves to indulge herself in extracurricular activities when she is not busy with acting. She is a creative girl who loves to play the piano, drawing and painting, singing, etc. Ramakrishnan has outgoing personality and loves motorcycles.

Also, she revealed her passion for video games, Nintendo, in particular. Maitreyi loves to spend her time with her family and play board games and enjoy good food.


Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was chosen by Mindy Kaling out of 15,000 candidates that applied for an open casting call for the show in the year 2019. Then she played the lead of role Devi Vishwakumar in the Netflix series Never Have I Ever.

Interesting, she 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. After going through these, she then being offered the role.

At the age of 17, her casting and had not yet held a job or acted professionally. Also, Maitreyi asting received significant media attention especially in Canada, because of her nature of the open casting call and for her Tamil Canadian identity.

In the year 2019, she was one of eighteen “Groundbreakers”, a list of girls who were breaking down barriers and changing the world. Ramakrishnan performance in the show received positive reviews, with Variety saying it was a “breakout performance”. Also. she  narrated the Children’s Programming portion of the 8th Canadian Screen Awards in the year 2020. In the year 2020, Maitreyi was named as a Breakout Actor in Time 100’s Most Influential people.