Alisha Wainwright is an American actress who is known for her role as ‘Maia Roberts’ on the Freeform television series, ‘Shadowhunters.’
Alisha Ena Wainwright was born on Friday, July 14, 1989 (age: 30 years, as in 2019) in Florida, USA. She studied Botany from the University of Florida. Later, she went to Panama to conduct field research in preparation for a PhD. Since childhood, she wanted to be a scientist but due to lack of money, she could not focus on that and entered the film industry. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.
- Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
She made her debut with the short film, ‘Murder on Her Mind’ (2008). In 2012, she appeared in a YouTube channel, ‘Smosh.’ Thereafter, Alisha appeared in some other films including ‘Second Rate Deal’ (2013), ‘Just Before I Go’ (2014), ‘The Hatred’ (2017), ‘Candid’ (2017), etc. She made her TV debut with ‘Criminal Minds’ (2014). Then, she worked in some other TV shows such as ‘Married’ (2014), ‘Perception’ (2014), ‘General Hospital’ (2016), ‘Lethal Weapon’ (2018), etc. She achieved her first major role in TV series, ‘Shadowhunters’ (2017-19) in which she played the role of Maia.
In 2019, she was cast opposite Michael B. Jordan in a Netflix show, ‘Raising Dion.’ In the show, she has portrayed the role of Nicole Reese who raised her son ( Ja’Siah Young, a child actor) after the demise of her husband.
- Beverage(s): Wine, Juices
- Singer: B.B. King
- Destination: Europe
- She loves water sports.
- In 2016, she lent her voice to a video game, ‘NBA 2K17.’
- Her hobbies are reading, traveling, listening to music, etc.