|Real Name:||Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif|
|AKA:||Maya the Poet|
|Date of Birth / Age:||9th May, 1992 (31 years)|
|Hometown:||Shirley, Limpopo, South Africa|
Born in Elim Hospital, Limpopo Province South Africa to a black mother and white father. Lived in Shirley Village, Limpopo Province.
Moved to Polokwane, then Tshwane. Finished high school in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Completed Bachelor of Arts Degree at Mount Holyoke College in USA, majoring in African Studies.
Now based in Johannesburg.