Maya Erskine – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nickname Maya
Gender Female
Age 36 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth May 7, 1987
Real Name Maya Erskine
Profession Actress, Writer
Nationality British
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion Roman Catholic
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 34-25-35 inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 2 inches (1.60 m)
Weight 54 kg (119 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hobbies Singing, Modeling, Shopping

Maya Erskine is an American actress who has marked her identity in films and television and established herself as the dynamic, successful actress in the cinematic world. She has acted in several movies and television shows and received huge applause from fans and followers across the world. She is mainly known for her role as Maggie that she played in “Man Seeking Woman”. Also, she is popularly known for another role she played as Mikki in “Betas” for which she got immense love and recognition from viewers and fans across the globe.

The most talented actress, Maya Erskine was born on 7th May 1987, Los Angeles, USA where she raised and grew up with family. She is the daughter of the daughter of Mutsuko & Peter Erskine, who is a jazz drummer. She is half Japanese and half European as her maternal side belongs to Tokyo, Japan while her paternal side is of European descent.

Maya Erskine got an education from Crossroads School For Arts & Sciences. After completing her college studies, she did a bachelor’s from Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Then, she attended the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she initially studied musical theatre but later switched to the school’s Experimental Theatre Wing.


Maya Erskine has been extraordinarily talented since her school days as she was actively participated in School, College, and University’s co-curricular activities and often won the competitions. She took part in various competitions to hone her acting skills as she always wanted to be a successful actress.

After completing her studies, she started her career on television with the show named “Hart of Dixie” in which she played the role of Nessie in the two episodes of the show which was aired in 2013.

Also, Maya Erskine has worked with theatre groups “East West Players” and the “Geffen Playhouse”, based in Los Angeles. Alongside this, she worked in a friendship-based movie named “Wine Country” in which she worked along with group comedians, including Amy Poehler, and the most popular is Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey.

The actress has appeared in many television series including “Project Reality”,(2013), “High School USA”, (2013), “Betas”, (2013-2014) in which she played the main role as Mikkie.

Furthermore, she made a debut movie with “Frankenstein” in which she played the role of Wanda for which she got a huge recognition from viewers across the globe. The film was released in the year 2015 and became the most-watched movie of the year. Since then, she was offered several roles and she worked in the movie named “6 Balloons” which was released in the year 2018, played the role of Cameron. Following the year, she also appeared in the movie titled “When Jeff Tried to Save the World. It was the biggest hit of the year in which she played the role of Samantha. Her fans were excited to see her back to back hit movies in the same year and that was a big win for Maya Erskine.

Since then, she appeared in various movies and television shows and marked her identity in the film industry as the best actress.

After continuous efforts and struggle, she proved herself as the successful lady who is not just dedicated to her professionalism, yet an extraordinarily talented person.

In 2019, she appeared in Hulu’s original TV comedy series named “PEN15” alongside Anna Konkle., who co-directed and co-produced the series, play fictional versions of their 13 years old selves. In the series, she played the lead role whereas her mother, Mutsuko played the role of her mother in “PEN15”.

Moreover, her skills are not confined to just acting, but Maya Erskine is also a great writer, who is best known for “Wine Country”, 2019, “Betas”, 2013, and “PEN15”, (2019) as well.


In 2013, she was nominated at Los Angeles Weekly Theatre Award for the Best Supporting Performance in a production “Hamlet” by the renowned author William Shakespeare. She did not win the award for as small achievements add big results so this is one of her life’s achievements that she was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress”.


Maya Erskine Education

School: High School USA

College: New York University

Maya Erskine Career

Profession: Actress, Writer

Known For: Man Seeking Woman

Net Worth: USD $ 1 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Peter Erskine

Mother: Mutsuko Erskine

Marital Status: In a relationship

Currently dating:

John Lyke

No. of Children: None


Who is Maya Erskine?

Maya Erskine is a British actress, writer, born on 07 May, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

How old is Maya Erskine?

Maya Erskine is 36 years old as of November 2023.

How tall is Maya Erskine?

Maya Erskine is 5 feet 2 inches (1.60 m).