She had a hard childhood and was bullied by people.
Her parents divorced when she was a child and was raised by her mother and hence adopted her surname and became fluent in Portuguese.
Kaya Rose Scodelario or Kaya Rose Humphrey, born on March 13, 1992, is a model and an English film as well as television actress.
She is a gorgeous and talented actress who is best known for her breakthrough performance in the teen drama series called Skins as Effy Stonem and in the movie The Maze Runner as Teresa. Kaya was born in Haywards Health by her Brazilian mother, Katia Scodelario and her English father, Roger Humphrey.
At the age of 13, Kaya felt too young to be casting in a series and became discouraged but the producer of the series suggested her to stay and cast the part.
Eventually she started developing her career after having played a few scenes.
She struggled her life into the movies career by appearing in a science fiction-thriller film called Moon.
Kaya dealt with low self-esteem which led her passion for drama becoming a passage.
She made her debut in the series called Skins as Effy Stonem without having any other acting experience.
They gave me a load of tomatoes and rocks and I looked over and all the boys were there and I'm like: "I'm going to hit all of you!
They're two souls who feel a connection to one another but they're so focused on trying to work out why they're in this place and why they don't have any memories and who put them there which is right. They wouldn't suddenly be like 'I love you.' They're very much focused on the story in hand and in trying to work out why these kids have been put into this situation. " The sound of nature and the snakes and spiders is really intimidating! You can feel the environment straight away; I didn't feel like I needed to research anything which is good." On Teresa's introduction in the film: "That was so cool!
Her second film was Shank where she portrayed a role of teenager called Tasha.