Maiara is proficient in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese. Her father is American, of German, Irish, English, and French-Canadian descent. Her mother is Brazilian.
She pronounces her first name as "MY-Ah-Da" (The R in her name is pronounced as a D. As interviewed on the "Doctor Phil Show" dated March 10, 2011).
Unlike her character in Mean Girls 2 (2011), she was bullied in school. Bullies gave her the nickname "My Twigga", a take on her name Maiara (pronounced "MY-Ah-Da"), as she was teased for being small and skinny.
Maiara appeared in american record producer/DJ TOKIMONSTA music video for her track "Go with it" (2013),a collaboration with american singer/songwriter MNDR. Via twitter Walsh stated "Go with it was a really 'dope' song''. She also appeared in american DJ Dillon Francis collaboration with Kygo (Norweigan DJ) and singer James Henderson music video for their song "Coming over" (2016).
Personal Quotes (1)
My parents always said that education come first, education's important because you'll always have something to fall back on. I totally agree with this especially in an industry that can throw you away whenever it's done with you.