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Manika Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Manika Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 47 kg
Date of Birth August 2, 1993
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color
Dark Brown

Born Name

Manika Grace Ward

Nick Name

Manika (Pronounced as Ma-NEE-ka)

Manika singing at Wine Amplified Music Festival 2015
Manika singing at Wine Amplified Music Festival 2015

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Residence

She is based in Los Angeles, California.

But she often travels back to her hometown of Las Vegas.

Nationality

American

Education

Manika went to the Henderson International School in Henderson, Nevada. She graduated from high school at the age of 17 as a valedictorian.

Occupation

Singer, songwriter, rapper

Family

  • Father – Wallace Ward
  • Mother – Grace Ward

Manager

Manika is managed by her father Wallace Ward.

Her earlier manager Frank DiLeo passed away in 2011.

Genre

Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Wamaframa

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

47 kg or 103.5 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Manika has remained tight-lipped about her private life in her interactions with the media, which makes it difficult to dig anything out about her dating history and love life.

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

She has Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Spanish, and Malaysian heritage.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite figure
  • High cheekbones

Measurements

35-25-34 in or 89-63.5-86 cm

Best Known For

  • Having served as the opening act for One Direction’s North American tour in 2011.
  • Having served as the host of the TLC reality TV show Global Beauty Masters.
  • The popularity of her singles such as Vegas Party, B.Y.O. Bugatti, and I Might Go Lesbian, which ranked highly on various music charts.

First Album

In 2013, Manika released her debut studio album, MANIKA Double Album.

First Film

Manika has played the role of karaoke singer #3 in the family comedy Running 4 President in 2009.

First TV Show

In 2012, Manika acted in the family show The Jadagrace Show as Manika in 12 episodes.

Manika Favorite Things

Source – Facebook.com, Ifelicious.com

Manika Facts

  1. Her name Manika has been taken from the Tagalog dialect of the Philippines. Her name translates to Doll in English and was given to her by her mother, who has part Filipino ancestry.
  2. Manika has a pet Maltese dog, whom she has named Angel.
  3. She went on to win the Outstanding Performance Award at the National Performing Arts Festival in New York City for three consecutive years.
  4. At the age of 16, she permanently moved to Los Angeles to focus on her music career. Before that, she had to bounce between Las Vegas and LA.
  5. At the age of 15, she published her book, The Exciting Adventures of Boo. The proceeds from the sale of her book were donated to the ASPCA Animal Shelter.
  6. She got her first big breakthrough after music executive Frank DiLeo discovered her after seeing her great performances at National Performing Arts Festival held in New York City.
  7. She is very active as a social activist and often leads campaigns to distribute books to needy children. She also visits Children’s Hospitals, where she reads for young patients.
  8. Singer Manika was once an active promoter of Nike’s Reuse-A-Shoe recycling drive.
  9. While growing up, she learned to play guitar and piano on her own.

Featured Image by Joshua Seymour / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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