Maya Arulpragasam

M.I.A.  Sri Lankan Rapper


Who is she dating right now?

According to our records, M. I. A. is possibly single. Her last relationship was when Diplo started dating M. I. A. in 2003.


M. I. A. has been in a relationship with Diplo (2003 - 2008).

M. I. A. has a son named Ickitt, age 7.


M. I. A. is a 41 year old Sri Lankan Rapper. Born Maganthi Arulpragasam on 18th July, 1975 in Hounslow, London, England, UK, she is famous for Arular in a career that spans 1997-present. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

M. I. A. is a member of the following lists: Lehman family, Alumni of Holy Family Convent, Jaffna and Women in electronic music.


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Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship5 yrs
Shortest Relationship5 yrs
Average Relationship Length2 yrs, 6 mths
First Name Maya
Last Name Arulpragasam
Full Name at Birth Maganthi Arulpragasam
Alternative Name M.I.A., Maya
Age 41 years
Birthday 18th July, 1975
Birthplace Hounslow, London, England, UK
Height 5' 5½" (166 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Hindu
Ethnicity Asian/Indian
Nationality Sri Lankan
University Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, England
Occupation Text Rapper, Songwriter, Artist, Producer
Occupation Rapper
Claim to Fame Arular
Music Genre (Text) German rock, Pop, Electronic, Hip Hop, Alternative Dance, World, New Rave, Bhangra Fusion, Gaana, R&b, Alternative Hip Hop, Worldbeat, Electropop, Bhangra Fusion, avant-garde hip hop, experimental, world, worldbeat, dancehall, alternative hip hop, bhangra fusion, gaana, PBR&B, alternative dance, electroclash (early)
Origin Berlin, Germany
Year(s) Active 1997-present, 2000–present
Instrument (text) Vocals, Drum Machine, Percussion, drum machine, percussion
Record Label R.O.T. (production), Columbia (distribution), N.E.E.T., Mercury, Xl, Roc - Nation (Former), Interscope, Showbiz, Roc - Nation (former), XL
Associated Acts Diplo, Cavemen, Rye Rye, Afrikan Boy, Switch
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Eccentric Music
Official Websites http://www.miarockt.de, http://www.miauk.com/, Musical career, www.nndb.com/people/262/000101956/
Father Arul Pragasam
Mother Kala Arulragasam
Brother Sugu Arulpragasam
Sister Kali Arulpragasam
Family Member Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman (son)

Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A., is an English recording artist. She is also a songwriter, painter and director. "M.I.A." is a play on her own name and a reference to the acronym of Missing in Action. Her compositions combine elements of electronic, dance, alternative, hip hop and world music. Arulpragasam began her career in 2000 as a visual artist, filmmaker and designer in west London before beginning her recording career in 2002. Since rising to prominence in early 2004 for her singles "Sunshowers" and "Galang", charting in the UK and Canada and reaching number 11 on the Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales in the US, she has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Grammy Awards and the Mercury Prize.

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M.I.A.41 CancerRapper
Sri Lankan
Diplo37 ScorpioDisc Jockey
Benjamin Bronfman34 LeoVocalist


IckittMale13th February, 20097 years old




Posted commentsView all comments (18)

MoonlightBaeMay 4

You're in your 40's and still bangin

MoonlightBaeFeb 20

M.I.A <333 luhh you

tiffanyApr 25, 2010

M.I.A is fine and the best singer ever

neneSep 23, 2009

i really dont like these picture but you cute

kokilanJul 30, 2009

your very nice.keep it up.i`m from jaffna please call me 0771710990.i want to talk with you

Mz.jessicaJul 16, 2009


madisonFeb 17, 2009

I <3 M.I.A. But MANNN! Dat outfit from da grammy`s waz a hot mess!

omfg Amberr!!!Feb 16, 2009

Paper Planes is da bomb-digity...lol...but 4realzz...haha...dont laugh.im young.

StupefyNov 30, 2008

M.I.A. rocks.

baby_girl259Oct 15, 2008

i love M.I.A love her singin so much

Lilith7Aug 29, 2008

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