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Mel Maia Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth

Melissa Maia de Sousa popular as Mel Maia is a Brazilian model, actress, and social media celebrity. She is famous for work in the 2011’s show “O Relógio da Aventura” as Nina and 2012’s show “Avenida Brasil” as Rita Fonseca. Further, she is known for winning Prêmio Contigo Awards in the Best Child Actress category. 

Mel grew up in  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil along with her parents and siblings. She went to a local school for her elementary education. Being passionate about acting from an early age, She made her acting debut as Nina in 2011’s show O Relógio da Aventura. Her acting in the show was commendable and gave her popularity as a child artist. 

NameMelissa Maia de Sousa
Nick NameMel Maia
Birth PlaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Of BirthMay 3, 2004
Age(as of 2021)17 Years
Zodiac SignTaurus

Mel Maia Age, Height, and Weight

Mel Maia’s age is 17 years (as of 2021). She is 5′ 2″ tall and her weight is approximately 46 kg.

Career and Achievements

Mel began her acting journey at the age of 7 in 2011 as Nina with a popular show “O Relógio da Aventura”. Her acting in the show was commendable and gave her popularity around Brazil as a child artist. In the following year, she appeared as Rita Fonseca de Souza in “Avenida Brasil”. The show was commercially successful. With rising fame, Mel acted in several popular shows including Joia Rara (2013), Além do Tempo (2015), Liberdade, Liberdade (2016), Deus Salve o Rei (2018), A Dona do Pedaço (2019), and many.

In 2012 Mel received her first-ever Prêmio Extra de Televisão Award for her fabulous acting in Avenida Brasil. In the following year, she won the Prêmio Contigo! in Best Child Actress for the same show. In 2013 again, Mel won the Melhores do Ano Awards in the Best Child Actress category. 

In addition to this, with rising popularity as an actress, Mel has garnered millions of followers on various social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and Twitter. On Instagram, she has amassed more than 10m followers and 5m followers on TikTok. Subsequently, various apparel, makeup, and swimwear brands have appointed Mel as the face of their products. 

Parents and Siblings

Debora and Luciano Maia are Mel’s parents. There is no information about her siblings. 


  • Mel Maia hails from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • White is her favorite color.
  • Paris is her dream holiday destination.
  • Surfing, boating, and swimming are her hobbies.

Associated With

Sonia Braga is also a popular Brazilian actress.

Net Worth 

Mel Maia’s net worth as of now, in 2021 is estimated to be more than $600k. Sources of her income are acting, brand promotions, and reality shows. 

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What is the age of Mel Maia?

Age of Mel Maia is 17 years (as of 2021).

When is the Birthday of Mel Maia?

Mel Maia’s birthday is on May 3, 2004.

How tall is Mel Maia?

Mel Maia is 5′ 2″ tall.

Where is Mel Maia from?

Mel Maia is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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