Waranya Maurer Biography, Nationality, Wiki, Personal Life and Career Choices

Waranya Maurer is the mother of a charming young actor. Thai superstar Mario Maurer became an internationally adored crush of the teen demographic after starring in a number of successful coming-of-age romantic drama films. Aside from an undeniable talent in acting, the star is recognized for his stunning good looks and irresistible charm.

Profile Summary

Full Name Waranya Maurer
Gender Female
Occupation Celebrity mother
Nationality Thai
Famed son Mario Maurer
Notable as Mother to actor Mario Maurer

Early Life of Waranya Maurer

There has been no record on Waranya early days but her son, Mario Maurer was born on December 4, 1988, at the Christian Bangkok Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. Mario Maurer age is 30 years old. He is one of the two very handsome sons of Roland Maurer and Waranya Maurer. Mario is half German and half Chinese, but he only understands Mandarin. Growing up, his parents owned several businesses in Thailand. His father has a strong liking to Italian motorcycles, which is why Mario is given an Italian name. Unfortunately, Mario lost his father when he had a heart attack stemming from a long battle with diabetes.

Mario Maurer

Meet Waranya Maurer’s Famed Son

Mario is a Thai model and actor who tasted success in 2007, with his romantic film ‘Love of Siam’ where he played the lead. The movie was groundbreaking in every sense of the word. His 2010 hit, ‘First Love,’ also known as ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love,’ elevated him from a heart-throb to a superstar. The success of this movie led him to another role in the 2013 movie, ‘Pee Mak,’ which became the highest grossing movie of Thailand, turning him into a superstar of Thai cinema. From a model to a star, and from a star to a mega star, Mario’s journey to superstardom is full of interesting facts and unexpected turns. Apart from acting in movies, he loves to skateboard, drive cars, and hip-hop.

Movie Waranya Maurer’s Son Starred In

Mario Maurer movies The talented actor was only 16 years old when he was discovered by a talent manager in a shopping mall in Bangkok. Because of his good looks, he was encouraged to try out modeling. Following minor modeling stints, he starred in his first feature film, “Love of Siam” (2007). While the romantic drama film was controversial for not being promoted as a gay-themed flick, it still proved to be a critically-acclaimed financial success. In 2010, Maurer was cast as the love interest of Thai actress Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul in the coming-of-age romantic comedy film “First Love” (also known as “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”). It was a massive hit among the actor’s fans all over Asia, particularly Thailand and the Philippines. The success and popularity of Crazy Little Thing Called Love in the Philippines encouraged local movie production company Star Cinema to cast Maurer and Luevisadpaibul in the 2012 romantic film “Suddenly It’s Magic”. In the movie, he played a character named ‘Marcus’ who a Thai superstar vacationing in the Philippines. During his visit, he falls in love with ‘Joey’, a Filipina baker.


Owing to the big fanbase built from the success of Crazy Little Thing Called Love, the movie was a box-office hit, earning over ₱97,196,663 in its entire theatrical run. The film was also screened in Thailand. In the following year, Maurer was then cast as ‘Mak’ in the Thai comedy-horror film “Pee Mak” (2013). The film elevated the actor’s name as one of the most successful in the industry, and currently stands as one of Thailand’s highest-grossing films.His latest movie, “Khun Phaen Begins”, was released in theatres on November 8, 2019.

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