|Maika Monroe Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||May 29, 1993|
Maika Monroe is an American actress, professional kiteboarder, voice artist, and producer who first gained acclaim with her role as Jaimie “Jay” Height in the 2014 supernatural psychological horror film It Follows, a role that won her the Home Media Magazine Award for “Best Scream Queen”, the award for “Breakthrough Performer” at the Hamptons International Film Festival, and Fangoria Chainsaw Award for “Best Actress”. Over the years, she has also been cast in a variety of other films and shows which include the likes of The Bling Ring, Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House, Labor Day, At Any Price, The Guest, Greta, Echoes of War, The 5th Wave, Brothers by Blood, Villains, Independence Day: Resurgence, Hot Summer Nights, JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales, The Scent of Rain and Lightning, Bokeh, The Stranger, I’m Not Here, The Tribes of Palos Verdes, After Everything, Tau, Honey Boy, Watcher, How To Be Alone, Flashback, Significant Other, Flying Monkeys, Burned, and Eleventh Hour.
Dillon Monroe Buckley
Santa Barbara, California, United States
As she moved to the Dominican Republic in her senior high school year, she had to complete her high school studies online.
Actress, Professional Kiteboarder, Voice Artist, Producer
- Father – Jack Buckley (Construction Worker)
- Mother – Dixie Buckley (Sign Language Interpreter)
- Others – William Allan Clute (Maternal Grandfather), Heather Ann Reese Morrison (Maternal Grandmother)
Maika has been represented by –
- Maika Monroe, Inc., Company, Sherman Oaks, California, United States
- Luber Roklin Entertainment
- Entertainment 360, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States
Her net worth has been $1 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Maika Monroe has dated –
- Zac Efron (2012) – Maika hooked up with Zac Efron after getting smitten by the former Disney star while working in the movie, At Any Price (2012). Their cozy behavior at the screening of the movie certainly further fired up these rumors.
- Taylor Lautner (2013) – After they were spotted catching a Dodgers baseball game at the Los Angeles Stadium, it was reported that Maika was in a relationship with the Twilight star.
- Liam Hemsworth (2015) – Maika was reported to be in a relationship with actor Liam Hemsworth. They hooked up while shooting for the fantasy film, Independence Day: Resurgence and made their relationship public with a loved-up appearance at the Independence Day director Roland Emmerich’s party. According to onlookers, she was grinding up against him all night.
- Boyd Holbrook (2016) – Maika dated actor Boyd Holbrook in January 2016 after they were pictured out on a dinner date in West Hollywood. After dining for more than three hours, they left the restaurant hand in hand, which confirmed that it wasn’t the case of friends eating out.
- Joe Keery (2017-Present) – In the summer of 2017, actors Joe Keery and Maika started dating each other. They also appeared together onscreen in the 2018 film Shotgun.
Race / Ethnicity
Maika is of English, Irish, Scottish, Icelandic, and distant Dutch descent.
- Blonde locks
- Thin lips
35-25-33 in or 89-63.5-84 cm
8 (US) or 40 (EU)
8 (US) or 5.5 (UK) or 38.5 (EU)
Maika has starred in TV commercials for –
- Purina Dog Food
- Pizza Hut
Best Known For
Having starred in the commercially acclaimed films, The Guest (2014), It Follows (2014), and Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Maika made her film debut with the 2012 drama film At Any Price in the role of Cadence Farrow.
First TV Show
In 2009, Maika guest appeared in the crime drama series Eleventh Hour as Maya Wynne.
Maika Monroe Facts
- Maika Monroe has an Aichmophobia, which essentially is a phobia of knives and other sharp things.
- In 2012, she signed a lucrative deal with clothing brand, Airbound Apparel to create her own line of tank tops and t-shirts. The proceeds from the sales were donated to various local charities in the Dominican Republic.
- Maika is a longtime supporter of the Kiteboarding 4 Kids charity, which works to support underprivileged children in the Dominican Republic through sports.
- While growing up, she wanted to become a veterinarian.
- For her role in It Follows, she was also nominated for an Empire Award for “Best Female Newcomer”, iHorror Award for “Best Female Performance In A Horror Film”, and Fright Meter Award for “Best Actress In A Leading Role”.
- Alongside Mark Webber, Will Patton, Bonnie Bedelia, Justin Chatwin, Brad Carter, Logan Miller, and Maggie Grace, she co-starred as Jody Linder in the 2017 drama film The Scent of Rain and Lightning.
- In 2020, she started appearing as Clare in the crime thriller web television series The Stranger. Her co-stars for the project included Dane DeHaan, Avan Jogia, and Roxana Brusso.