Maika Monroe was born in Santa Barbara, California on May 29, 1993. She is an American actress who originally dreamed of becoming a professional freestyle kiteboarder (kite surfer) but is also an actress for films such as The Fifth Waves, Echoes of War, It Follows, The Guest, Labor Day, The Bling Ring, and more.

Maika appears in The Fifth Wave as Marika, AKA Ringer.