Melinda Shankar - Updated Jul 2024

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Melinda Shankar

Melinda Shankar is a popular Canadian actress. Melinda Shankar is widely known for her roles in television series such as Degrassi: The Next Generation and How To Be Indie.

Early Life and Childhood

Melinda Shankar was born on February 18, 1992, in the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. As of 2023, her age is 31 years and her full name is Melinda Leanna Shankar.

Similarly, she is Canadian by nationality and follows the Hinduism religion. Moreover, her birth sign is Aquarius and she was raised in Orleans, Ontario.

She was born to Canadian parents of Hindu Indo-Guyanese ethnicity who immigrated to Canada. Likewise, she has three siblings named Michael Shankar, Melissa Shankar, and Melanie Shankar.

Melinda Shankar – Education

In terms of her educational background, she studied at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School in Ottawa. However, her additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web and Melinda might have skipped college to pursue her professional career.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she is a popular Canadian actress. She is well-known for her roles in television series such as Degrassi: The Next Generation and How To Be Indie.

In 2008, she moved with her family to Toronto when she was playing in Degrassi. She currently lives in North York. In 2010, she was featured in the main role of Reshma in the film Festival of Lights.

In 2013, she began to work with her longtime childhood friend on an image consulting business. Due to her great acting, she won the Canadian Screen Award, the First Glance Film Festival, and the Gemini Awards. Similarly, she was nominated for Festival Award and Indie Series Awards.

She is a very hard-working actress who rose to fame quickly as her acting was loved by many of her fans along with that Melinda has also done good things for the people of her society.

On February 22, 2014, she launched Miss Conception which is a styling and image agency in Toronto. She has acted in many films such as Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars, Trigger, Alive, and many more.

In 2017, she acted in many films like Filth City, Darker Than Night, Slasher: Guilty Party, Christmas Wedding Planner, and Christmas with a Prince.

Melinda Shankar

Caption: Melinda Shankar giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Melinda Shankar has constantly moved forward in her career and hasn’t endorsed a brand nor is she promoting or collaborating with any products or companies. Furthermore, we may see her associated with some popular brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

She won the Canadian Screen Award, the First Glance Film Festival, and the Gemini Awards. Similarly, she was nominated for Festival Award and Indie Series Awards.

However, her best performance has yet to be recognized by her audience and it is seen that she still has much more to do in her career to receive more awards in the future.

Net Worth 2023

Melinda is very popular at her work and has an estimated net worth of around $520k and her annual salary is $44k. Moreover, she has worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame and is also active in her career to raise her net worth.

Relationship Status

Melinda is in a relationship with her charming boyfriend Matt King and he is also an actor by profession. Moreover, they aren’t married yet and have no children. However, in the past, she was in a relationship with Hundy, Alex Harrouch, Sam Earle, Munro Chambers, and Daniel Kelly.

Melinda Shankar

Caption: Melinda Shankar with her boyfriend. Source: Instagram

Scandal

Melinda has always been concerned with her professional life and hasn’t been associated with rumors or controversies that would hamper her professional career. Also, she avoids the public and media and stays far away from situations that can damage her reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height Melinda is 5 Feet tall and weighs 58kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 34-28-33 inches and has beautiful black eyes and hair. Likewise, her suitable dress size is 5 and her shoe size is 5.5(US).

Melinda Shankar

Caption: Melinda Shankar during her photo shoot. Source: Pinterest

Melinda Shankar – Social Media

Melinda Shankar is very popular and active on Instagram has 113k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @mindyshankar. Similarly, her Twitter handle is @melindashankar with 95.6k followers. Her Facebook account is @OfficialMelindaShankar and she has 30k followers.