Celeb Funfact of the Day: Maia Mitchell


Maia Mitchell is an Australian actress and singer who rose to international fame as Callie Adams-Fosters in the critically-acclaimed drama series “The Fosters.” If you would like to know more about Maia, browse through 20 fun facts we have prepared for you!

  1. Maia Charlotte Mitchell was born on 18 August 1993 in Lismore, New South Wales (Australia), to Alex and Jill.
  2. Maia has a younger brother named Charlie.
  3. Maia is of the English and Hungarian ancestry.
  4. Maia plays guitar which she learned to play as a child.
  5. Maia attended the Trinity Catholic College in Lismore.
  6. As a child, Maia performed in school plays and local theatre productions.
  7. Maia took dancing lessons as a child.
  8. Maia was cast as Brittany Flune in the children’s television series “Mortified” when she was 12.  She starred in 26 episodes.
  9. Maia also portrayed Natasha Hamilton in the Australian TV series “Trapped” and “Castaway.”
  10. Maia’s first acting job in the United States was for Disney Channel’s series “Jessie.”
  11. She rose to international prominence with the role of Callie Jacob / Callie Adams-Fosters in the Freeform drama series “The Fosters.” She later reprised her role in the spin-off “Good Trouble.”
  12. Maia is dating actor Rudy Mancuso. They worked together on a song called “Magic.”
  13. She lent her voice in four episodes of the American animated television series “The Lion Guard.”
  14. Maia is currently working on “Whisper,” where she portrays Tessa.
  15. Maia was nominated for six Teen Choice Awards; unfortunately she has yet to win one.
  16. Maia has released two singles so far – “Like Me” and “Can’t Stop Singing.” They both promoted “Teen Beach Movie” and were charted in the US and in the UK.
  17. Maia is frequently confused with actress Bailee Madison. Interestingly enough, Bailee portrayed Sophia Quinn in “The Fosters.” Sophia is Callie’s younger sister in the series.
  18. Maia’s mother is her biggest musical inspiration.
  19. Maia is 5’ 6’’ tall.
  20. Maia learned how to surfboard while she was filming “Teen Beach Movie.”