Miranda May may have graduated from high school, but she never graduated from camp. Or at least that is the role she plays in the sitcom series, Bunk’d. The enthusiastic actress behind the equally enthusiastic Lou Hockhauser, Miranda can be seen on the latest season of Bunk’d as the new head counselor of Cabin Woodchuck. One of the earliest and regular cast members of the series, Miranda’s work in Bunk’d, has received praise from fans and critics alike. As someone who has been involved in the entertainment industry from a young age, Miranda knows the ins and outs of the business. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Miranda May.
Miranda May was born on the 6th of April 1996, in Bowling Green, Ohio. Born and raised alongside her three older siblings, Miranda never went to school and was homeschooled by her parents. Being homeschooled allowed Miranda to explore her creative side from a young age and she began her career at the age of 8.
Miranda began her career in the entertainment industry ever since she was 8 years of age. Her family moved to Los Angeles to support her acting career, when she was 10 years of age. Her debut movie appearance came in the 2007 movie, The Heartbreak Kid. She starred alongside Ben Stiller, Malin Ackerman, and Michelle Monaghan. In 2008, Miranda was cast on Tom and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, which was followed by her first TV appearance in ER. Miranda also starred in Lower Learning the same year. 2009 was a dry patch for Miranda, who made an appearance in a single movie, Samantha Who? Since then, Miranda has starred in a few movies and TV series including, The Perfect Gentleman, Dog Gone Missing, and Scream Sherry.
The Big Break
Her breakthrough came in 2015 when she was cast as Lacey, a recurring character in the second season of Liv and Maddie on Disney Channel. She then landed a lead role as Lou Hockhauser, a cheerful and optimistic camp counselor, in the Jessie spin-off series Bunk’d. She has been playing this role since 2015 and has also become an executive producer of the show. She has also guest-starred in other Disney Channel shows, such as Raven’s Home and Just Roll with It.
Early Struggles and Mentor Figure
When she first entered the entertainment business, Miranda revealed that she was often teased for having fuller lips. But with the pout making a comeback, girls are paying a massive amount of money to have fuller lips. Seeing the irony, Miranda took to Instagram to express her views on the trend. The caption read,
“I used to get picked on for having naturally fuller lips…now people are paying thousands of dollars for them. Funny how life works,” Miranda wrote. “You never know what the next ‘trend’ is gonna be. Love who you are and flaunt what your momma gave ya.”
One of the older heads around the Bunk’d cast, Miranda revealed that the younger actors often come up to her for advice both on-screen and off-screen. The TV star is glad to be of help and is not looking to relinquish her role as a mentor anytime soon.
Miranda has been performing stand-up comedy for over eight years and has performed at venues such as the Hollywood Improv, Brea Improv, and Harrah’s Hotel in Las Vegas. She has also participated in various comedy festivals and showcases. She uses her humor to connect with her audiences and express her personality.
Miranda is an advocate of body positivity and self-love. She has been vocal about her own weight loss journey and how she learned to embrace her curves and flaws. She has also used her platform to inspire and empower other young girls to be confident and happy with themselves. She often posts motivational messages and photos on her social media accounts.
Miranda is currently single and has not been publicly linked to anyone. Miranda enjoys scriptwriting, singing, reading, shopping, and spending time with her family and friends. She loves fashion and hopes to own her own clothing line someday. She is also a fan of Lucille Ball and considers her as her biggest inspiration.
Miranda has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2023. She earns most of her income from her acting career, especially from her role in Bunk’d. She also makes money from endorsements, appearances, and merchandise.
Miranda May is a talented and versatile actress and comedian who has risen to fame through her role in Bunk’d. She is also a positive role model for young girls who struggle with body image issues. She continues to pursue her passions and dreams with creativity and enthusiasm.