Maya Ali is a renowned Pakistani actress. She made her debut in the entertainment industry with a small role in the telenovela “Durr-e-Shahwar.” Her talent quickly gained recognition when she played the lead roles in “Aik Nayee Cinderella” and “Aunn Zara,” both in 2012.

Maya Ali’s career reached new heights when she portrayed the character of Manahil Javed in the romantic drama “Mann Mayal” on Hum TV, earning her the Best Television Actress award at the Lux Style Awards. In 2018, she made her film debut in “Teefa in Trouble.”

She received critical acclaim for her roles as Zuleikha in the romantic dramality “Mera Naam Yousuf Hai” and as Faarah Wali Khan in the family drama “Diyar-e-Dil,” both in 2015. Her performance in the latter earned her a nomination for Best Television Actress at the Lux Style Awards.

In 2019, Maya Ali starred in the romantic-comedy “Parey Hut Love,” which earned her two nominations at the Lux Style Awards. After a brief career downturn, she made a successful television comeback in 2021 with ARY Digital’s romantic series “Pehli Si Muhabbat,” where she portrayed the character of Rakshi.

Maya Ali Biography

Real Name/ Full Name: Maryum Tanveer Ali

Nick Name/ Celebrated Name: Maya Ali

Birth Place: Lahore, Pakistan.
Date of Birth: 27 July,1989
Age: 34 years
Height: 5 ft 7 inches
Weight: 50 kg approx
Eye Colour: Newborn Gray
Hair Colour: Brown
Parents’ Names: Tanveer Ali & Shagufta Nazar

Siblings: two brothers
School: Lahore Grammar School, Lahore
College: Queen Mary College, Lahore.
Religion: Islam
Nationality: Pakistani
Gender: Female
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Spouse’s Name: NA
Kids: NA
Profession: Actress,
Net Worth: $ 5 million


  • In 2012, Maya Ali began her career with a brief role in the drama “Durr-e-Shahwar,” which was aired on Hum TV. The drama was directed by Haissam Hussain and written by Umera Ahmed.
  • Following her debut, she starred in “Aik Nayee Cinderella,” which was telecasted on Geo TV. In this drama, she played the lead role of Meesha (Cinderella), alongside actors Osman Khalid Butt and Faizan Khawaja.
  • In 2013, Maya Ali appeared in the comedy series “Aunn Zara,” directed by Haissam Hussain and written by Faiza Iftikhar. She portrayed the character Zara opposite Osman Khalid Butt, who played her husband, Aunn.
  • In the same year, she decided to work with Ahsan Khan and Sohai Ali Abro in “Khoya Khoya Chand,” a romantic series also written by Faiza Iftikhar. Maya Ali played the role of Ahmerin, a loving and caring sister.
  • She continued her successful run in 2013 by starring as Hiba in “Ranjish Hi Sahi,” which was a different and diverse story filled with tragedies, sorrows, and pain. 
  • Maya Ali also appeared in “Meri Zindagi Hai Tu” in 2013 alongside Ahsan Khan and Ayeza Khan. This drama was directed by Amin Iqbal and produced by A&B Entertainment, with Faiza Iftikhar as the writer.
  • In 2014, Maya Ali starred in “Shanakht,” where she portrayed the character Qurat-ul-Ain, a woman who follows Islam but faces criticism from her family and society.
  • In 2015, she worked in Mehreen Jabbar’s romantic drama “Mera Naam Yousuf Hai,” where she played the role of Zulaikha alongside Imran Abbas.
  • The same year, Maya Ali played the role of Faarah Wali Khan, an estranged granddaughter, in the blockbuster family drama “Diyar-e-Dil,” based on Farhat Ishtiaq’s novel. She received awards for her performance, including the Hum Award for Best Actress Popular and a Lux Style Award nomination for Best Actress.
  • In 2016, she starred as Manahil in “Mann Mayal” alongside Hamza Ali Abbasi, Gohar Rasheed, and Aisha Khan, winning a Lux Style Award for Best Television Actress.
  • In 2017, she appeared in the romantic action comedy film “Teefa in Trouble” alongside Ali Zafar, directed by Ahsan Rahim.
  • Maya Ali continued her film career with “Parey Hut Love” in 2019, directed by Asim Raza, where she portrayed a strong-willed girl who returned from Turkey.
  • After a five-year break from television, she made her comeback in 2021 with the romantic drama “Pehli Si Muhabbat,” co-starring Sheheryar Munawar and written by Faiza Iftikhar.
  • Starting in February 2023, Maya Ali appeared as Kaneez Fatima in the television series “Yunhi,” opposite Bilal Ashraf in his television debut. The series received mixed reviews from critics and the audience.

Maya Ali’s Net Worth

Maya Ali’s net worth is approximately $5 million.

Maya Ali’s Early Life

Maya Ali, originally named Maryam Tanveer Ali, was born on 27th July 1989 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, to Muslim parents. Her father, Tanveer Ali, was a businessman, while her mother, Shagufta Nazar, is a homemaker. She has a younger brother named Affnan. Ali pursued her education and earned a master’s degree in mass communication from Queen Mary College.

Her journey in the entertainment industry began at a young age when she worked as a video jockey (VJ) for various channels, including Samaa TV, Waqt News, and Dunya News. Despite her early career success, Maya Ali faced resistance from her father, who opposed her involvement in the entertainment field. This led to a six-year estrangement between them. However, before his unfortunate passing in 2016, they managed to reconcile their differences.

Maya Ali’s Source of Income

Maya Ali is a popular Pakistani Drama Industry actor and director. Her main source of income is her successful acting career. According to sources, she charges PKR 1 lac per episode.

Maya Ali’s Social Profiles

Unknown facts about Maya Ali

  • Maya Ali has a strong interest in sports like cricket, hockey, football, etc.
  • Maya Ali started her career as a journalist in a newspaper.
  • Maya Ali is a brand ambassador of many famous brands like Royal Fan, QMobile, and Lux.
  • In the 2018 PSL, Maya Ali was the brand ambassador of Quetta Gladiators.
  • Maya Ali is a huge fan of Bollywood Actor Ranveer Singh.


1. What is Maya Ali’s age?

Maya Ali is a 34-year-old Pakistani actress. She was born on 27 July 1989. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

2. Is Maya Ali married?

Maya Ali is not married, and she has not shared any such information on the media platforms.

3. What are Maya Ali’s famous Dramas?

Maya Ali is a famous Pakistani Drama Industry actress. She debuted her career with the Drama Serial Durr-e-Shahwar in 2012. His famous dramas are Mann Mayal, Khoya Khoya Chand, and Diyaar-e-Dil.

4. What is the income of Maya Ali?

Maya Ali has a net worth of $5million as of 2023. According to sources, she charges PKR 1 lac for a single episode. 

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