Maya Erskine Biography-
Maya Erskine is an American actress and writer. She is known for her roles as Maggie in Man Seeking Woman, Mikki in Betas, and Mizu in Blue Eye Samurai.
From 2019 to 2021, she starred in Hulu’s original TV comedy series PEN15 alongside Anna Konkle; the duo, who co-created and co-executive produced the series, played fictional versions of their 13-year-old selves.
Maya Erskine age
Erskine was born on May 7, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. She celebrated her 36th birthday in 2023.
Maya Erskine is the daughter of Mutsuko Nigatawa and jazz drummer Peter Erskine. Her mother is of Japanese descent, from Tokyo. Her mother also plays the role of her character’s mother on PEN15.
Erskine attended Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences and graduated from Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She then attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Erskine initially studied musical theater but shifted to the school’s Experimental Theater Wing. During her time at NYU, she met Anna Konkle while they were both studying abroad at a theater program in Amsterdam.
Maya Erskine husband
Maya Erskine is currently engaged to Michael Angarano. They have been together for almost five years and are proud parents to a son.
Michael Angarano is an American actor who has appeared in popular movies and TV shows such as “Almost Famous” (2000), “Maniac Magee” (2003), “Sky High” (2005), “Will & Grace” (2001-2006), “This Is Us” (2019-2020), and “Oppenheimer” (2023).
Erskine and Angarano’s romance became Instagram official in September 2019. At the time, he posted a selfie of them together at the Emmy Awards where they were both nominated.
He scored a nod for outstanding guest actor in a drama for playing Nick Pearson in This Is Us, and she was recognized for outstanding writing for a comedy series for PEN15.
Maya Erskine children
Maya Erskine has one child with her partner Michael Angarano. Their son, Leon Frederick Angarano, was born in 2021.
Erskine opened up about her pregnancy journey in a joint Vogue interview with her PEN15 co-star Anna Konkle published on her birthday. The longtime friends had overlapping pregnancies.
“I found out at Michael’s parents house in late July,” she told the outlet. “I told Anna once I went to the doctor to confirm, so I think that was August.”
The outlet, which was first to report the news of Erskine welcoming Leon, mentioned that not long after their interview with Erskine, she gave birth to her son.
Maya Erskine net worth
Maya Erskine’s net worth is estimated to be $100,000 – $1M as of 2023.
More about Maya Erskine
Erskine has performed with the Los Angeles–based theater groups the East West Players and the Geffen Playhouse.
In 2019, she appeared in Amy Poehler’s directorial debut, Wine Country, opposite a slate of comedians including Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, and Rachel Dratch.
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