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.

Canadian actress, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
Caption: Canadian actress, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan (Photo: Instagram) 

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Ethnicity

In Mississauga, Canada, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was born on December 30, 2001, under the 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 parents Ram Selvarajah (father) and mom Kiruthiha Kulendiren. Her father Ram works as IT Specialist and her mother works in the Marketing Field. 

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan with his siblings brother Vishwaa & his friend
Caption: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan with his siblings brother Vishwaa & his friend  (Photo: Instagram)

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 at 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?

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

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan sitting inside the car with her co-actor
Caption: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan sitting inside the car with her co-actor (Photo: Pinterest)

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

Does Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Have Boyfriend?

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

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan with her co-actor of “Never Have I Ever”
Caption: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan with her co-actor of “Never Have I Ever” (Photo: Instagram) 

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

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan's Height

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

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, draw, paint, sing, etc. Ramakrishnan has an outgoing personality and loves motorcycles. 

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan clicking selfie
Caption: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan clicking selfie (Photo: Instagram)

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.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan posing for picture
Caption: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan posing for a picture (Photo: 

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

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan posing for picture
Caption: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan posing for a picture (Photo: Instagram)

In the year 2019, she was one of eighteen "Groundbreakers", a list of girls who were breaking down barriers and changing the world. Ramakrishnan's 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.