Ananda Lewis (full name Sarasvati Ananda Lewis) was born on March 21, 1973 in San Diego, California, USA. She started her career as a model and became a television personality.
Biography and Career :
When she was only 13 years old she became a member of the voluntary Head Start agency and was helping poor children. She attended the Howard University and the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. She spent nine years studying arts and theatre.
Becoming a model wasn't hard for her thanks to her beauty and height. After that she entered the television and radio world. At first she co-hosted a daily morning show at radio Station KKBT Los Angeles
Before being a VJ for MTV she had hosted 'Teen
Summit', on BET network. In 2001 she was the host of 'The Ananda Lewis Show', a talk show. 'The Insider' is a show where she is not only the host, but also the image and face of it.
She received invitations to many shows like "Politically Incorrect", "The View", "The Chris Rock
Show" and "The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn".
- Height: 173 cm
- In 2000 was chosen by People Magazine one of the "50 Most Beautiful People".
- "[Men] couldn't handle me. I'm really interested in living in the moment. It's been all good so far."
- "Idealistic and realistic are only separated by changing someone's mind. Our brain is one of the most changeable and influenceable parts of our bodies."
- Method & Red (1 episode, 2004)
- America's Top Dog (2004) (TV)
- High School Reunion (1 episode, 2004)
- Whitney T.V. (2000) (TV)
- MTV Sports & Music Festival 4: The Ultimate Survival (2000) (TV).
Self Filmography :
- The 20th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (2006) (TV)
- 14th Annual Inner City Destiny Awards (2006) (V)
- 25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special (2005) (TV)
- Weekends at the DL (2 episodes, 2005)
- All Shades of Fine: 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years (2005) (TV)
- 36th NAACP Image Awards (2005) (TV)
- The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards (2005) (TV)
- The Insider (2004) TV Series (unknown episodes, 2004)
- Celebrity Mole: Yucatan (2004) TV Series
- 2003 Trumpet Awards (2003) (TV)
- Howard Stern (1 episode, 2002)
- The Ananda Lewis Show (1 episode, 2002)
- On the Line (2001)
- MTV Video Music Awards 2001 (2001) (TV)
- Hollywood Squares (2 episodes, 2001)
- 1st Annual BET Awards (2001) (TV)
- Destiny's Child Live (2001) (TV)
- Millionth Video (2000) (TV)
- Total Request Live (1998) TV Series (unknown episodes, 1999-2001)
- True Life (1 episode, 1999)
- MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act (1999) (TV)
- Castaway Countdown TRL (1999) (TV)
- Wanna Be a VJ Too (1999) (TV)
- MTV Live (1997) TV Series (unknown episodes)
- 12 Angry Viewers (1997) TV Series
- Teen Summit (1989) TV Series (unknown episodes, 1994-1997).
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