Avantika Vandanapu

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Avantika Vandanapu is an American actress who has played several significant roles in Indian Telugu Films. She played her first lead role for Disney Hotstar in 2021, named “Spin.”

Then she moved forward to Netflix in 2021, and the name of the movie is “Senior Year” in 2022. She gained immense fame by portraying the role of Karan Shetty in the musical comedy “Mean Girls” in 2024. 

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The article aims to discuss all the details of Avantika’s earlier life, family, education, career, personal life, salary, net worth, and other information.


Full NameAvantika Vandanapu
Nick NameUnknown 
Born (Avantika Vandanapu Date of Birth)2005
Age (as 2024)18 years 
Native placeCalifornia, United States 
Zodiac SignUnknown 
HometownCalifornia, United States
Food HabitUnknown 
SchoolChallenger school “Granda Hills Charter High School.”
Avantika Vandanapu CollegeColumbia University 
Profession Actress
Avantika Vandanapu Father’s nameSrikant Vandanapu 
Avantika Vandanapu Mother’s nameAnupama Reddy 
Number of siblingsUnknown  
Avantika Vandanapu address California, United States 
Avantika Vandanapu phone number N/A
Avantika Vandanapu whatsapp number N/A


Avantika Vandanapu BirthdayNA

Physical Stats

Eye ColourBlack 
Hair ColourBlack 


Avantika Vandanapu Age 18 years


Avantika Vandanapu Weight 48kg
Wight in Pounds 105 lbs


Avantika Vandanapu Height 5.8”
Height in centimeter 173 cm 
Height in meter 1.73 m 


According to the reports, Avantika completed her earlier education at Challenger School in 2008. Then, she was admitted to “Granda Hills Charter High School.”

She is currently pursuing her graduation from Columbia University in Cultural Anthropology. Besides her education, she carries out her professional life in the film industry.

SchoolChallenger school 
High School “Granda Hills Charter High School.” 
Avantika Vandanapu UniversityColumbia University 

Marital Status

Avantika Vandanapu is not involved in any relationship based on current report rather she is currently focusing her study and career.

Marital StatusUnmarried 
Boyfriend name Unknown 

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In 2014, Avantika received an award in a dance competition reality series “Dance India Dance L’il Masters” on Zee TV. 

Avantika stepped into Telugu Films in 2015 by signing two movies. She played significant roles in these movies, and one of these movies is of 14 Reels Entertainment. “Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha” is one of the masterpieces that was released in 2016.

However, due to multiple challenges, she couldn’t pursue this career. Avantika officially made her first debut as a child artist in “Brahmotsavam.” This movie starred famous personalities, including Mahesh Babu, Kajal Agarwal, Samantha and Pranitha Subhash. 

After that, she acted in appeared in Chandra Shekhar Yeleti’s film “Manamantha.” She has shown her skills in one after another movies, including “Premam”, where she portrayed the younger version of “Madonna Sebastian.” Avantika disclosed the reason for her departure from Telugu movies in an interview.

She stated that a lack of variety of roles decreased her interest. Moreover, she continuously received offers to play the role of heroin or “small supporting roles.” Avantika is one of those who always wanted to explore new characters to demonstrate her versatile skills. 

Avantika got an opportunity from the Disney Channel original movie, “Spin”, where she played the lead role of Rhea Kumar in 2021. In this film, she works with Meera Syal, Abhay Deol, and Aryan Simadri. Vandanapu was praised for excellently playing her role and received positive reactions from critics, including Udita JhunJhunwala. 

2024 has been a progressive year for Avantika as she played the significant role of “Karen Shetty.” It was one of her best films in the film adoption of Broadway musical “Mean Girls” that followed the same film of 2004.

Although the movie received mixed reviews from critics, her performance was highly praised. The Guardian particularly highlighted Vandanapu as the standout “among the mean girls,” noting that she delivered the movie’s standout song with finesse. 

Avantika opined that being an Indian American woman, the character of “Koren” might be wild as it had a few changes. She also added that she was very excited regarding the South Indian character. Following the project, she further started doing Indian projects on Amazon Prime and Disney. 

“Big Girls Don’t Cry” was an instance of her efficiency as here she played the role of a closeted lesbian struggling with her passion for basketball and her personal relationship.

This character was highly criticized as it was stated that the protagonist was fighting each character to survive. Despite multiple criticisms, she received further precision from her fans. She also shared that her next project would be with Disney+, a series called “The Crown of Wishes.”

Social Media

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Avantika Vandanapu Instagram@iamavantika 
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Pinterest NA

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Avantika Vandanapu Movies

Brahotsavam 2016
Rarandoi Veduka chudham 2017
Agnyaathavaasi 2018
Spin 2021
Senior year 2022
Mean girls 2024


Dance India Dance L’il Masters (North America Edition)2014
Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures 2019
Diary Of A Future Adventures 2020
Mira, Royal Detective 
The Sex Lives Of College Girls 2022
Hell’s Kitchen 2023
Big Girls Don’t Cry 2024
A Crown Of Wises TBA

Early Life

Avantika was born to an Indian Telugu Family, but initially, her parents as father Srikant Vandanapu and mother, Anupama Reddy, belonged to Hyderabad, Telangana, India. After completing her education, she moved to America to take lessons from American Conservatory Theatre.


Avantika was trolled for her native accent after releasing “Big Girls Don’t Cry.” She stated that she does not speak Telugu everywhere. She was first recognized as a child actress in Telugu Films, and later on, she moved to Hollywood. Her fans were proud to see her in Hollywood as she was one of a few actresses who moved to Hollywood. 

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In response, Avantika replied that she was born and grew up in the USA; thus, it is very natural to have an American accent. Telugu people may need to become more familiar with it. She further added that she is proud to be a Telugu girl in India in some places. She received immense support from most of her fans for gaining success in Hollywood, while some criticized her. 

In an interview with PEDESTRIAN.TV, she wants to inspire a new generation of Indian girls. She also let them know that they should explore versatile characters in the industry.


Avantika entered the film industry as a child and gained success. She was born and grew up in the United States and started making films in India as well as in America. She is currently pursuing her graduation from Columbia University and focusing on her career.

She has faced several career challenges and has been trolled for her accent, but she did not stop chasing her dreams. When it comes to her earnings, her net worth is approximately $2 million as of 2024.


Avantika Vandanapu House California, a part of San Francisco Bay Area 

Car Collection

Car names


Avantika, one of the famous personalities in the Indian and American industry, did not disclose her salary. When it comes to her income sources, she has multiple income sources, including brands, films and web series.

Net Worth

Avantika has been one of the renowned figures in the Indian as well as in the American film industry. According to reports, the estimated net worth of Avantika is approximately $2 million.

Net Worth 2020Unknown 
Net Worth 2021Unknown 
Net Worth 2022Unknown 
Net Worth 2023Unknown 
Avantika Vandanapu Net Worth 2024$2 million 


How did Avantika Vandanapu become famous?

Ans: Avantika Vandanapu is one of the fewest stars of Disney+, having taken part in the Emmy Nominated movie “Spin.” This movie is one of the best movies of Avantika and brought immense success to her career.

What does Avantika Vandanapu study?

Ans: Avantika Vandanapu is pursuing her education at Columbia University in cultural anthropology 

Who is the Andhra girl in Hollywood?

Ans: Avantika Vandanapu is an American actress in the Hollywood film industry and Indian (Telugu-language) film industry. 

How old is Avantika Vandanapu?

Ans: Avantika Vandanapu is 18 years old as of 2024.

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