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Avantika Vandanapu Bio, Tarot, Height, Age, Family, Spouse, Net Worth, Movies and TV Shows


Avantika Vandanapu Biography

Avantika Vandanapu mononymously known as Avantika is an Indian-American actress best known for portraying Karen Shetty in the 2024 musical comedy, Mean Girls. She has also acted in India’s Telugu film industry starting with Brahmotsavam in 2016. She stars as Paige in the supernatural horror film, Tarot which premiered on May 3, 2024.

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Avantika Vandanapu Height

Vandanapu stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 8 inches.

Avantika Vandanapu Age

Vandanapu is 19 years old. She was born on January 25, 2005, in Union City, California, U.S. Vandanapu annually celebrates her birthday on January 25th.

Personal Life

Avantika Vandanapu Family and Relatives

Vandanapu was born to a Telugu-speaking family. Her family came from Hyderabad, India before migrating to the United States. Regardless, she keeps more information regarding her family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Avantika Vandanapu Spouse/Is She Dating?

Vandanapu manages to keep her relationship status private thus details regarding whether or not she’s in any relationship are unclear. She lives in New York City.

Avantika Vandanapu Education

Vandanapu learnt drama at the American Conservatory Theater. She currently studies at Columbia University and will graduate in 2027.

Professional Life

Avantika Vandanapu Net Worth

Vandanapu has garnered a net worth ranging from 500Kto $2 million during her successful career as an actress.

Avantika Vandanapu Career

Vandanapu earned second place in Zee TV’s Dance India Dance L’il Masters (North America Edition) in 2014. In 2015, she joined Telugu cinema and signed for two movies. She earned the role of Chutki 14 Reels Entertainment’s Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha. However, she couldn’t continue with the film due to scheduling conflicts.

Officially, she debuted as a child artist in Brahmotsavam. Next, she starred in Manamantha. She then portrayed the younger version of Madonna Sebastian in Premam. She said that she left Telugu cinema due to the shortage of diverse roles because she only got the “heroine” or a “small supporting role.”

In 2021, Vandanapu portrayed Rhea Kumar in Disney Channel’s  Spin. She received positive acclaim from critics for her performance in the film. She acted as Karen Shetty in the 2024 film adaptation of Mean Girls. After her role in the film, she returned to Indian projects with  Amazon Prime’s Big Girls Don’t Cry starring as a closeted lesbian who is struggling to balance her passion for basketball and personal relationships. She is slated to star in Disney+’s A Crown of Wishes.Also, she’ll work as the film’s executive producer.

Avantika Vandanapu Never Have I Ever

Vandanapu didn’t appear in Netflix’s Never Have I Ever. The film stars a different Indian actress, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who portrays the protagonist, Devi Vishwakumar.

Avantika Vandanapu Race

Vandanapu is Asian by race and an Indian by ethnicity.

Movies and TV Shows

Avantika Vandanapu Senior Year

Vandanapu portrayed Janet Singh in the 2022 comedy film, Senior Year. Janet is a slightly introverted and highly ambitious student who befriends Stephanie Conway when she rejoins school. She aims to become a president and lead others.

Avantika Vandanapu Mean Girls

Vandanapu portrayed Karen Shetty in the 2024 film adaptation of Mean Girls. Karen is the dim and bubbly member of the Plastics. She and Gretchen warn Cady that the boy she likes, Aaron Samuels, is off limits since he has dated Regina. About Karen’s ethnicity from the original film, she said that she was excited to portray a South Asian character that wasn’t diminished to being a stereotype

Avantika Vandanapu Tarot

Vandanapu stars as Paige in the supernatural horror film, Tarot which premiered on May 3, 2024. Tarot follows Paige and her college friends Grant, Paxton, Lucas, Madeline, Haley, and Elise, who book a mansion in the Catskills for Elise’s birthday. During their stay, Haley entertains the group by reading horoscopes using a set of mysterious tarot cards discovered in the mansion’s basement. Paige gets The Magician card. Things turn sour when each starts to meet their demise in ways linked to their fortunes. The group tries to unravel the mystery before their time runs out. Vandanapu stars alongside

Avantika Vandanapu Other Films and TV Shows

During her career, Vandanapu has starred in a couple of films and TV shows including

  • Brahmotsavam
  • Manamantha
  • Premam
  • Rarandoi Veduka Chudham
  • Balakrishnudu
  • Oxygen
  • Agnyaathavaasi
  • Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures
  • Diary of a Future President
  • Mira, Royal Detective
  • The Sex Lives of College Girls
  • Spin
  • Boomika
  • Moxie
  • Senior Year
  • Big Girls Don’t Cry

Avantika Vandanapu Social Media

Vandanapu has active social media platforms i.e. Twitter and Instagram. She has a following of over 775K on Instagram and a following of over 8K on Twitter.