Miya George is a renowned actress from Malayalam film industry. She has acted in nearly 50 movies in the last ten years and over 25 television programs. She is also a model and host for many programs. Miya has won over 10 awards in her career for her acting and she is counted among the best actors in the Malayalam industry.
Interestingly, Miya started her career with small roles in television and movies. However, the movie Chettayees in which she played the lead role for the first time became a huge hit and made her a star. She was later seen in many big movies like Memories, Red Wine, Amara Kavyam and others.
She has also acted in popular serials like Sree Krishnnan which was aired on Surya TV and Alphonsamma which was aired on Shalom TV. For the Star Magic program which was aired on Flowers TV, she worked as a mentor. She was also the judge for programs like Top singer star night and Dance Kerala Dance season 2. In the year 2022, she has about four releases including the much anticipated movie Cobra starring Vikram.
Miya George was born on the 28th of January 1992 in Dombivili region of Mumai. Miya George’s current age is 30 years. Her birth name is Gimi George.
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Miya George was born in Mumbai but her family moved to Kerala when she was very young. She hails from a Malayali Christian family and has spent her childhood in Kottayam. She completed her primary education from Sacred Hearts Girls High School. After that, she joined the St Mary’s Higher Secondary School.
She was interested in modeling during her college days and got good encouragement from her parents to pursue her interest. She joined Alphonsa college in Kerala to complete her graduation in BA. After that, she even completed her Masters Degree in English Literature from St Thomas College.
During this time, she participated in Miss Kerala contest and won the MIss Fitness title in 2012. This gave her good recognition and she started getting movie offers. After having a slow start, she started getting prominent roles and soon emerged as an award winning actress in Malayalam cinema. To her credit, she has done more than 50 movies in her career and has won several awards for her performance.
|Full Name||Miya George|
|Date of Birth||28 January 1994|
|Age||29 (as of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Dombivli, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Aquarius|
|Famous For||Dr. Sherin George in Malayalam film Anarkali (2015)|
|School||Sacred Heart Girls’ High School, Bharanaganam, Kerala; St Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Bharananganam, Kerala|
|College||Alphonsa College, Pala, Kerala|
St. Thomas College, Palai, Pala Town, Kerala
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Master of Arts (M.A.) in English Literature|
|Debut||Oru Small Family (Malayalam, 2010), Amara Kaaviyam (Tamil, 2014)|
Miya George belongs to a Catholic Christian family based in Kerala. Her father Joseph George worked as an engineer and her mother Mini George is a home maker. She also has a sister named Gini George. Unfortunately, Miya’s father died recently in 2022 due to health problems. Miya’s sister is married to businessman Lijo George.
Boyfriend, Husband, Relationships
Miya George is married to Ashwin Philip who is a businessman by profession. The couple got married in the year 2020 and very few members were present from the family and friends circle due to Covid restrictions during that time. The couple have a son named Luca Joseph Philip who was born in 2021.
Miya George looks very cute and beautiful especially in traditional costumes. Her height is around 5.7 feet and she weighs around 60 kgs. She has a fair complexion and long black hair. She has maintained her fitness with regular exercise and proper diet. She has a scar on her forehead and has not covered it with surgery even though she is a popular model and actress.
Miya George started working as a model during her college days. She was even part of the Miss Kerala contest and won the Miss Fitness title in that competition. This got her good recognition and she was offered small roles in TV serials and movies. In the early stages of her career, she did a small role in Alphonsamma serial.
After this, she made her debut into the film industry with small roles in Oru Small Family in the year 2010. She was part of other films like Doctor Love and Ee Adutha Kaalathu. However, they did not bring her much recognition. Her luck changed when she got to act in Chettayees which was a comedy movie.
Interestingly, another senior actor from the Malayalam film industry named Urmila Unni recommended Miya’s name for the Chettayees movie director. She got selected after an audition and became a huge star after the success of the movie. The film had an elderly actor Biju Menon in the lead role.
In the year 2013, she was part of hit movies like Red Wine and Memories. The thriller movie Memories had Prithviraj in the lead role and Miya had an interesting role in this movie. With this success, she got to act in other popular movies like Vishudhan. This movie had good scope for performance and Miya won Asianet Film Awards and Jaycee Foundation Awards for her acting.
She got better opportunities with every passing year and the year 2014 had about five releases with Miya in lead roles. She was part of Mr Fraud with Mohanlal and other movies like Ettekaal Second. She also got to make her debut in Tamil movies with Amara Kaaviyam in this year. This movie got her the TNSFA Best Actress Award.
Amara Kavyam was not a a huge commercial success but it had good story and music. Miya’s acting was praised by critics and audience and she won Behindwood Awards for her debut Tamil movie. She was also seen in the Malayalam hit movie Cousins in that year. In the year 2015, she was part of Indru Netru Naalai in Tamil and Anarkali in Malayalam. Among them, Anarkali was a big hit and it got her Nominations in Filmfare Awards, Asianet awards, South Indian International awards and Vanitha Film awards.
Miya George continued to balance Tamil and Malayalam films with ease. She was part of Hello Namasthe and Valleem thetti Pulleem Thetti projects. Apart from that, she also acted in Pavada Sinimol which won her the Best Supporting Actress award at Asianet Film Awards. Among Tamil films, she was part of Oru Naal Koothu and Vetrivel in 2016.
After that, she was part of The Great Father, Bobby and other projects in 2017. She also got to make her Telugu debut in this year with Ungarala Rambabu which had Sunil in the lead role. Other than that, she was part of Rum and Yaman movies in Tamil language with top actors. In Malayalam, she worked in Sherlock Toms which won her Best actress award at Asianet awards. For the movie Ira, she was nominated for Asianet Film Awards.
Interestingly, she was also part of Parole and Ente Mezhuthiri Athazhangal movies for which she again won Asianet film awards nominations. In this way, she was nominated at Asianet awards for four movies in just one year. In the year 2019, she was part of Brother’s Day and Driving License movies alongside top actors like Mohanlal and Prithviraj.
During the lockdown period in 2020, she got married and focused on her family life. She was part of small projects like Guardian and Al Mallu movies. In the year 2022, she is having about four releases including Cobra, The Road, CID Sheela and the second version of Indru Netru Naalai.
Other than movies, Miya George has also made a name for herself in TV serials with popular projects like Kunjali Marakkar on Asianet TV and Viswasthan on Green TV. Apart from that, she also acted in Velankanni Mathavu on Surya TV and Vishudha Chavara achan on Flowers TV. She was a mentor for Star Magic and Red Carpet TV programs.
The net worth of Miya George is around $3 million. She has acted in nearly 50 movies in South Indian film industry and has also worked in Malayalam television industry for nearly 10 years. She is also a model and has endorsed several products. She owns properties in Kerala and has few luxury cars. Her husband is a businessman and she is part of many businesses in Kerala.
Facts and Information
Miya is still called Gimi by her close friends and family members. She changed her name as people were confused with pronouncing the name properly in media articles.
She has acted in nearly 50 films and won more than 10 awards through having 25 nominations in her career.
Miya hails from a Christian family and regularly visits the church during her free time with family members. She also observes different religious customs as per the suggestions of her mother.