|Maiara Walsh Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||February 18, 1988|
Maiara Walsh is a Brazilian-American actress and singer who is best known for portraying roles such as Simone Sinclair in Switched at Birth, Ana Solis in Desperate Housewives, and Meena Paroom in Cory in the House. She has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as The Prankster, The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student, The Starving Games, General Education, Unfabulous, The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Dr. Phil, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Mean Girls 2, Notorious, Criminal Minds, and many more. She has been featured in the music videos of songs such as 7 Things by Miley Cyrus and Coming Over by Dillon Francis.
Maiara Walsh (pronounced as MY-Ah-Da) (“R” is pronounced as “D”)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
She was bullied in her high school like many other actresses such as Demi Lovato, One Direction’s Liam Payne, Victoria Beckham, Taylor Lautner, Christina Aguilera, and others.
At the age of 11 only, she shifted to California to pursue her career in acting.
- Mother – Magda Walsh
- Siblings – Lydia Walsh (Sister)
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
56 kg or 123.5 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Maiara Walsh dated –
- Jason Dolley (2004) – After meeting on the set of Cory in the House, the duo dated from January 2004 until July 2004. He is about three years younger than Walsh.
- Kyle Massey (2007-2009) – Kyle, who has played the title character in Cory in the House started dating Walsh in 2007. After dating for a couple of years, the two of them finally separated in 2009. Kyle is again roughly three years younger than Walsh.
- Sean Marquette (2008-2009) – She dated briefly with actor Sean from 2008 to 2009.
- Cody Linley (2009) – Actor Cody had a fling with Walsh in 2009.
- Cole Sprouse (2009) – The two actors Cole and Maiara dated in 2009.
- Corbin Bleu (2009-2010) – From May 2009 until January 2010, the two actors were romantically linked to each other.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Brazilian ancestry on her mother’s side and American, German, Irish, and Swedish ancestry on her father’s side.
- Curly hair
34-25-35 in or 86-63.5-89 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
Her shoe size is speculated to be 7 (US).
She has appeared in a toy commercial when she was in eighth grade.
Best Known For
Playing the lead role as Ana Solis on the sixth season of the ABC’s Desperate Housewives from 2009 to 2010 and as Meena Paroom on the Disney Channel sitcom Cory in the House from 2007 to 2008.
She debuted with the 2008 film Lullabye Before I Wake where she played the role as Megan.
First TV Show
In 2005, Maiara played the role as girl cousin in Nickelodeon’s children’s television series Unfabulous in the episode titled “The Bar Mitzvah”.
Maiara Walsh Favorite Things
- Food – BBQ, Brazilian rice, beans
- TV Shows – Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000-), Family Guy (1999-), The Universe (2007-)
- Books – Atlas Shrugged (1957) (By Ayn Rand), The Da Vinci Code (2003) (By Dan Brown), Harry Potter book series (1997-2007) (By J. K. Rowling)
- Word – Love
- Shoes – Black Converse
Source – Zimbio.com
Maiara Walsh Facts
- She is well versed in Portuguese and also speaks good Spanish.
- From the age of two until eleven, she lived in São Paulo, Brazil.
- She is a human rights activist.
- She enjoys reading on biology, psychology, and neuroscience.
- Her hobbies include spending time outdoors, traveling, and reading.
- Walsh had also appeared on YouTube’s “Spoofofmovies” channel.
Her shoe size is a 7.