Who is Miranda May?

She’s an actress with nearly 15 acting credits to her name, however, Miranda May rose to prominence playing Lou Hockhuaser in the comedy family drama “Bunk’d”, in which she starred opposite Israel Johnson and Mallory James Mahoney. Miranda and the rest of the cast won the Young Entertainer Award for Best Young Ensemble – Television Series.

Besides acting, Miranda enjoys doing stand-up comedy, and has showcased her talent in venues such as Brea Improv and Hollywood Improv. She gained recognition as a lovable comedian thanks to her energetic nature and innate comedic timing. More about her journey from stand-up comedy and support roles to lead role in one of the most favorite teenage series, you’ll find in this article.

Early life, family, and education

Born Miranda Elizabeth May under the zodiac sign of Aries on 6 April 1996, in Bowling Green, Ohio USA; she holds American nationality and comes from a family of Danish, French and British descent. Miranda was raised by her parents, JoAnn and Bill, about whom nothing else is known, alongside her three siblings, who also prefer to keep their lives private.

Miranda had an interest in performing from an early age – her idol and biggest inspiration was legendary actress and comedian Lucille ‘Lucy’ Ball. Miranda began acting when she was just eight years old, and then knew what she wants to be when she grew up. Miranda and her family moved to Los Angeles, California after she landed her first role.

When it comes to her educational background, Miranda was homeschooled, then didn’t go to college, but pursued her career as a comedian and actress.

Acting career

Miranda made her acting debut playing a Tourist Daughter in the 2007 comedy “The Heartbreak Kid”, starring Ben Stiller and Michelle Monaghan. In the following year, Miranda made her first TV series appearance as a Daughter in “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” a comedy sketch featuring two comedians, Tim Heidcker and Eric Wareheim, and a celebrity guest.  Later in 2008, she had a guest role as Molly in an episode of the popular romantic drama series “ER”.

Miranda followed with her role as Sheila in the comedy “Lower Learning”, written and directed by Mark Lafferty, which followed the story of drunk teachers, an extortionist school principal, and failing test scores, starring Eva Longoria and Jason Biggs.

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In the following year, Miranda made an appearance as 13-Year-Old Dena in an episode of the comedy series “Samantha Who?”, starring Christina Applegate. Next, Miranda was seen as Meyer’s Daughter in the 2010 short thriller drama “The Perfect Gentleman”, followed by her roles in the 2013 short movies “Dog Gone Missing” and “Scream”.

Two years later, Miranda was seen as Lacey in less than five episodes of the series “Liv and Maddie”, which was very significant for her acting career. Soon after that, she was cast to play Lou in Disney’s channel series “Disney Monstober”, which lead to her leading role as Lou Hockhauser in “Bunk’d”.

From 2015 through 2023, Miranda was seen in 140 episodes of this show which follows the story of friendship, love triangles, fears, and exciting challenging adventures in the rustic summer camp. The show had 22 award nominations and two wins.

Concurrently, Miranda was seen as Mrs Polampus in an episode of the series “Just Roll with It” in 2019, and she guest starred as Lou Hockhauser in two episodes of the show “Raven’s Home” (2020-2021).

Love life and relationships

Miranda has been the subject of various rumors concerning her romantic life, however, being a secretive person, she hasn’t spoken about her dating history. There have been rumors saying that she was in a relationship with one of her co-stars from the series “Bunk’d”, however, Miranda stated that all of her male co-stars are just close friends of hers.

Also, Miranda’s sexual orientation has been questioned, and there’s been speculation about her saying that she might be lesbian or bisexual, but Miranda’s confirmed that she’s straight, adding that she respects the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.

As of July 2023, there is no info about Miranda’s dating history, and she seems to be single.

10 facts about Miranda May you perhaps didn’t know

Miranda’s Instagram account is being followed by over 850,000 people.

Besides which, Miranda is active on Twitter and TikTok, gaining over 1.5 million followers.

She shares the same birthday as Peyton List, her co-star from “Bunk’d”.

Miranda is an avid pizza lover.

She likes to say that she’s a ‘professional joke maker’.

In her spare time, Miranda reads and writes scripts.

Miranda enjoys shopping with her friends and loves fashion. She hopes to one day have her own clothes line.

She is an animal lover, with dogs being her favorite; Miranda has a pet dog, named Bentley.

In one of her interviews, Miranda opened up about her weight loss, revealing that her fitness journey made her happier. She said that even though she was comfortable with playing a chubby, energetic girl, at one moment she lost her self-confidence. So, Miranda decided to begin doing fitness, and eat healthier – she often encourages her fans to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Miranda is into traveling, and thanks to her profession, she’s visited several US states, and traveled across Europe with her friends. Her favorite destination is Rome, Italy, and Miranda would love to visit Tokyo, Japan.

She likes to sing and dance, and her favorite musicians are Taylor Swift and The Weekend.

Age, height, and net worth

Miranda is 27 years old, and her trademarks are her long, dark brown hair, and wide brown eyes. When it comes to her figure, her body shape is an hourglass, as Miranda is 5ft5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs around 120lbs (55kgs), with vital statistics of 36-24-36.

As a young actress and comedian, Miranda has managed to gain fame and success, but also her talent has brought her a good living. According to sources as of July 2023, Miranda May has a net worth estimated at over $450,000.

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