Maika Monroe who was born on May 29, 1993 is an American actress and a professional kite boarder . Born in
Santa Barbara, California, USA, and also known as Dillon Monroe Buckley, she gained fame as "scream queen" after her performances in
The Guest and
It Follows which received positive reviews by critics. Her mother Dixie is a sign language interpreter and her father Jack Buckley works in construction. She initially wanted to be a freestyle kite boarder, for which she started to practice at the age of 13.
She shifted to Dominican Republic’s north coast of Cabaret to train full time and completed her studies online. She even received second place in International Red Bull Air Competition. She also had her own clothing line called Air bound Apparel while she was training for kite boarding in the Dominican Republic whose proceeds went to the local charities. Her inspiration to start this line was the children she met and become close with while practicing kite boarding. She belongs to a middle class family. The American actress’s first paid work was by being in a commercial for Pizza Hut. She went on to do movies like The Guest and It Follows.
She commenced her acting career in 2012 with the film At Any Price. She shared screenspace with
Kate Winslet in the drama film
Labor Day in 2013. She also starred in
Independence Day Resurgence 2016 in which she played Patricia Whitmore. It was only after her performances in The Guest (2014) and It Follows (2014), that fans and film enthusiasts came to regard Maika a 'Scream Queen' of the present generation, though she herself isn't a fan of the label.
She had already done 11 films and 5 other films are in the production phase. She gained nonimation for the Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer and won Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actress for her film It Follows in which she played the character Jay Height. In May 2013, the actress was spotted with
Taylor Lautner famous as Jacob Black for his role in The Twilight Saga film series. In June 2015, Maika was reported to have dating Australian actor
Liam Hemsworth, who was engaged to
Miley Cyrus and is known as Josh Taylor in the soap opera Neighbors. .
From the early 2016, Maika has been involved with
Boyd Holbrook who is a Famous fashion model and an actor. Her net worth is $1 million. She is active on social media, on Twitter she has 29000 followers and on In