Meet Maia Reficco Viqueira (age 23), a talented Argentine-American actress and singer.
You may recognize her from her notable roles in the Nickelodeon Latin America original series, “Kally’s Mashup,” and the thrilling horror series, “Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin,” which serves as a spinoff of the popular show “Pretty Little Liars.”
|Birth Name||Maia Reficco Viqueira|
|Age||23 years old|
|Birth Date||July 14, 2000|
|Birth Place||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Nationality||Argentine & American|
|Profession||Singer & Actress|
|Parents||Father: Ezequiel Reficco|
Mother: Katie Viqueira
|Brother||Joaquín Reficco Viqueira|
|Height||5′ 4″ (163cm or 1.63m)|
Maia Reficco Biography
Maia Reficco Viqueira’s journey began in Boston, Massachusetts on July 14, 2000, where she was born. At the age of six her family originally from Argentina, relocated to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Even at a young age, Maia displayed a keen interest in music which she showed by singing and playing various instruments such as the guitar, piano, saxophone, and ukulele.
Her mother “Katie Viqueira” is not only a singer but also a singing teacher who runs her own Center for Vocal Art. Maia’s father “Ezequiel Reficco” is a professor at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá.
Maia has a younger brother named Joaquín Reficco Viqueira, who is also a singer.
Apart from music, Maia dedicated a significant portion of her life to acrobatics, practicing for 11 years. At the age of 15, she moved to Los Angeles, where she had the privilege of living with Claudia Brant, a renowned singer and songwriter.
During her time in Los Angeles, Maia had a transformative experience studying singing with Eric Vetro, a highly regarded vocal coach who has worked with artists like Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, and Shawn Mendes.
Maia’s commitment to becoming a singer led her to attend a five-week program at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Her talent was quickly recognized, and she earned a well-deserved scholarship for her outstanding performance in the program.
Maia Reficco Professional Career
Maia Reficco Viqueira’s journey to joining the Nickelodeon Latin America project, “Kally’s Mashup,” is an interesting one. It all began with a combination of Claudia Brant’s involvement and the power of the Instagram social network.
Claudia Brant, impressed by Maia’s talent, took the initiative to send the covers Maia had uploaded on the platform to the production team of the series. This paved the way for Maia to be contacted and invited to audition.
For her audition, Maia chose to perform the Ariana Grande hit, “Dangerous Woman.” Her rendition of the song caught the attention of the casting team, ultimately earning her the lead role of Kally Ponce in the series.
To further fuel her growing career, Maia signed with Deep Well Records. She traveled to Miami to record music specifically for the series.
On October 19, 2017, Maia made her debut appearance at the Kids’ Choice Awards Argentina, where she presented the theme song of the series, “Key of Life.”
The following year, in August 2018, she took the stage at the Kids’ Choice Awards Mexico, with performances of “World’s Collide” and “Unísono” alongside the cast of “Kally’s Mashup.”
In an interview with Billboard Argentina, Maia revealed that she was working on her solo project, partnering with a major label. She also shared exciting details about her debut album, which would feature a blend of pop and R&B genres. Notably, the album would be entirely in English.
In 2022, Maia took a leap into the film world with a role in the Netflix movie, “Do Revenge.” Also, she starred as Noa Olivar in the HBO Max series, “Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin” alongside Zaria Simone.
|A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow (In Production)||Lila Reyes||In Production|
|One Fast Move (In Production)||N/A||In Production|
|Pretty Little Liars: Summer School (In Production TV Series)||Noa Olivar||2023|
|Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (TV Series)||Noa Olivar||2022|
|Kally’s Mashup ¡Un cumpleaños muy Kally!||Kally Ponce||2021|
|Sometimes I Feel Like Dying (Short)||Lucky||2019|
|Kally’s Mashup (TV Series)||Kally||2017–2018|
|Kally’s Mashup (Released TV Series)||Kally||2017|
Awards & Nominations
In 2018, Maia received two nominations for Best Actress in both the Kids’ Choice Awards Mexico and the Kids’ Choice Awards Argentina. Additionally, in the same year, Maia won the prestigious award for Favorite TV Artist at the My Nick Awards.
Continuing her streak of recognition, in 2019 and 2020, Maia was honored with nominations for Best Actress and Favorite Style, respectively.
Maia Reficco Viqueir has chosen to keep her personal life private, including her relationship status. She has not made any public announcements or disclosures regarding her romantic relationships.
Maia has a height of 5 feet 4 inches (162 cm) and weighs approximately 50 kilograms (110 lbs).
Maia Reficco’s diverse talents and successful career have indeed contributed to her financial success. It is reported that Maia has an estimated net worth of approximately $2.5 million dollars.