Maya van Wanegen

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Birthday
10, 1998
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1998 (age 21)
Birthplace
United States

About

Teen author known for the novel Popular, which chronicled her attempts to become popular in school in eighth grade.

Before Fame

She started her social experiment after reading Betty Cornell's Teen-Age Popularity Guide, which was published in 1953.

Trivia

Her book was published by Penguin and the movie rights were bought by Dreamworks.

Family Life

She grew up in a Texas border town, but later moved to Georgia. She has two siblings.

Associated With

She appeared on the Today Show to promote the book, where she was interviewed by Savannah Guthrie.