Ritu Arya - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 5, 2022

Ritu Arya
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: The Umbrella Academy (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 17, 1988 (age 35)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ritu Arya
Birth Place: Guildford, Surrey, England
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Raj Arya
Mother's Name: Sunita Arya
Siblings: 2

Romi Arya (older brother)
Rahul Arya (younger brother)

University: University of Southampton, Oxford School of Drama
Ethnicity: Indian
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 58 kg (127.87 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 6 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 27 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Ritu Arya?

Ritu Arya is an actress by profession and British by nationality. She is of Indian descent and is best known for starring in the series Doctors as Dr. Megan Sharma, as Flash in Humans, and as Lila Pitts in The Umbrella Academy.

Ritu Arya – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ritu Arya was born on 17 September 1988 in Guildford, Surrey, England. Her father’s name is Raj Arya and her mother’s name is Sunita Arya. Her Indian parents, who both worked in real estate, raised her alongside her two siblings- older brother Romi Arya and younger brother Rahul Arya.

Ritu Arya (right) with her parents, brothers, and sister-in-law at Rahul's graduation (Image: Instagram- posted Jan 2019)

Education, Ethnicity

After completing her primary education, Ritu Arya enrolled at the University of Southampton. She graduated with a B.Sc. in astrophysics from the same. She later attended the Oxford School of Drama.

Her ethnicity is Indian.

Ritu Arya – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Currently, Ritu Arya is believed to be single. Besides, there are no records of her dating history- past boyfriends or relationships. She is unmarried and is yet to have children and a husband.

Ritu Arya in Doctors  (Image: bbc.co.uk)

Ritu Arya – Career

Early Days

Arya began her professional career as an actress after college graduation. Her debut screen was in an episode of the TV series The Tunnel (2013). This was followed by roles in the TV series Sherlock (2014), We the Jury (2016), Crackanory (2017), film Daphne (2017), and short films My Beautiful White Skin (2015), Jessamine (2017), among others.

Finally, Ritu Arya was cast as Dr. Megan Sharma in the episodes of the TV series Doctors which is the breakthrough in her career. She played the character for a total of 38 episodes, from 2013 to 2017.

Films, Series

Since then, Ritu Arya has portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Humans (2016-2018), The Good Karma Hospital (2018-2019), The Man (2019), Doctor Who (2020), Feel Good (2020), The Umbrella Academy (2020-2022), to name a few.

Moreover, she has also starred in the films Last Christmas (2019), Red Notice (2021), Barbie (2023), and Polite Society, among others.

Ritu Arya in The Umbrella Academy (Image: NetFlix)


On the set of The Umbrella Academy, Ritu Arya has starred alongside David Castaneda, Justin H. Min, Jordan Claire Robbins, Cazzie David, Cameron Britton.

Ritu Arya – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Ritu Arya is believed to be around $2 million while the figure for her annual salary/income is not known.

Ritu Arya – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Arya is active on Instagram, and Twitter with thousands of followers but seems to be absent from social media platforms such as Facebook.

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