Melinda Shankar is a famous Canadian beautiful Actress from an Indo-Guyanese origin. She is famously known for her role as Alli Bhandari in the television series. She is also popularly known for her role as Indira Indie Mehta in the television series cast on YTV. She has won many awards for this role in her career.
Check other celebrities biography
Melinda Shankar Early life
Melinda Shankar was born on February 18, 1992, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Melinda’s parents are Indo-Guyanese immigrated from Guyana to Canada. Melinda had two older sisters and one brother. Her two sisters’ names are Melissa and Melanie, and her brother’s name is Michael, and he is also an actor. Her family spent their early life in Orleans, Ontario. She studied in Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School till Grade 11. In 2008, Shankar and her family moved to Toronto when she acted in Degrassi. At present, she resides in North York, a district in Toronto.
Personal Details of Melinda Shankar
|Date of Birth||February 18, 1992|
|Birth Place||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
Body Measurements of Melinda Shankar
|Height in cm||159 cm|
|Height in inches||5’2’’|
|Weight in Pounds||110.23lbs|
|Weight in Kg||50 kg|
|Body Measurements||“33-27-34in or (91-66-89cm)”|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||10.5 US|
|Waist Size||Not Known|
Melinda Shankar Personal life
Melinda started acting in the first movie when studying ninth grade in school. Melinda and her childhood friend started working in the image consulting business apart from acting. Then in the year 2014, she launched Miss Conception it is the image and styling agency located in Toronto. At present, Melinda has a black belt in Karate and also likes hockey in sports. At the age of three, Melinda had an interest in ballet and tap dance and also, she worked as a child model in Procter for some commercial advert displayed in Los Angles.
Melinda Shankar’s Net Worth
Melinda Shankar is a famous actress, and all of her work so far has contributed to her wealth. Melinda’s net worth is believed to be $ 20 million approximately. She always paid around $30,000 per episode of a TV series, and she was paid around $50,000 per film role. Melinda’s income will increase in the future because of her hard work and increase in fans.
Melinda Shankar’s Relationships
Melinda was in a relationship with Daniel Kelly for two years, from 2010 to 2012. After breaking up from Daniel, she dated her colleague Munro Chambers in 2013. Always Melinda prefers to hide her personal life from the media. Melinda is in a relationship with Johnny Larue now.
Melinda Shankar’s awards
Malinda Shankar has won many awards. In 2010, she won Actress of the Year at the Anokhi Magazine Gala. In 2011, won a Gemini Award 2011 for a television series on YTV and she also won the Canadian Screen Award in 2013. In 2015, she won the Festival Award for Best Ensemble cast for web series in Filth city.
Melinda Shankar’s social media
Melinda Shankar is always active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. On Twitter, she has more than 97.5K followers, and she has more than 110k followers on Instagram. She is not active on Facebook, but she is on YouTube.
Melinda Shankar’s Hobbies and likes
Melinda has a black belt in Karate and she is a die-hard fan of the Backstreet Boys. Melinda doesn’t have any pets because she is allergic to cats. Slumdog Millionaire is her favourite Bollywood Movie. Her favourite restaurant is McDonald’s, and “The Outsiders” is her favourite book. Melinda, along with her childhood friend, started an image and styling agency, consulting with her friend in 2014, which is located in Toronto. Most people say that Melinda will not allow people to walk on the carpet with their shoes in her house.
Melinda Shankar’s Professional life
Melinda started her acting debut in the teen on “Degrassi: The Next Generation” series, which she filmed for seven seasons from 2008 to 2015. At the beginning of the acting, it is difficult for her father because she was often giving her a ride of five hours from Ottawa to Toronto for auditions. “How To Be Indie” on YTV was her first lead role in a television series and it also aired on the Disney channel in the UK and also, she won Gemini Award for this role in 2011.
She won the Canadian Screen Award in the year 2013and also in February 2010 she won an award for the Best Actress of the Year at the Anokhi Magazine Gala. In 2010 Melinda worked in the films Trigger and Festival of Lights. In the year 2011, she again acted in the Degrassi series and 2013 she acted in the television film named Alive.
Melinda then continued her career in the television series “Slasher” in 2015, and in 2017 she acted in a television film called “Christmas Wedding Planner”. After that Melinda had an appearance as Monica in the TV series named “Filth City”, and then she acted as Bella in “Christmas with a Prince” television film in 2018. She acted in the “Christmas with a Prince: Becoming Royal” film in 2019 and also acted in the “True Dating Stories” series, which is based on the crime thriller series.