Maisa da Silva Andrade (born May 22, 2002), Maisa Silva or simply Maisa, is an Brazilian singer, television presenter and actress. She is best known for playing the role of Valéria Ferreira in the Carrossel franchise, including a telenovela, a TV series and two films.

Early life

Maisa Silva was born to housewife Gislaine Silva and technician in telephony Celso Andrade.


At the age of 3, Maisa appeared in the Programa Raul Gil as musical dubber, singer and also secretary of the stage for the presenter Raul Gil, on Rede Record and then on Band.

In 2007, was signed with SBT to present children's programs Sábado Animado and Domingo Animado. In 2008, she was invited to a segment in the Programa Silvio Santos, becoming a success in answering random questions of the presenter Silvio Santos, owner of SBT and icon of Brazilian television. Sarcastic, funny and intelligent, Maisa was sometimes called by the brazilian media as "girl prodigy" or also "the girl's eyes of Silvio Santos". Since then, she is one of the leading artists of the television network.


Maisa began posting videos to her YouTube channel (named Maisera) in 2014, at age 14, with vlogs, interviews, videos music and other things. Maisa has millions of followers in their social networks. In 2015, she was the first place in search of iFruit agency "The five most influential children of Brazil."



2015Carrossel: O FilmeValéria FerreiraMain role
2016Carrossel 2: O Sumiço de Maria Joaquina
Bugigangue no EspaçoFefa (voice)


Telenovelas and series
2012–2013CarrosselValéria FerreiraMain role
2014Patrulha SalvadoraSeason 2
ChiquititasGarota Carisma hostEpisode: "249"
2016CarrosselValéria Ferreira (voice)Animated series
Carinha de AnjoJulianaMain role
Television programs
2007–2011Sábado AnimadoPresenter
2008–2010Domingo Animado
2009–2013Bom Dia & Companhia
2009–2011Carrossel Animado
2014Mundo PetWith copresenters Carla Fioroni and Luísa Mell
2015–2016Domingo LegalReporter (occasional)
2005–2006Programa Raul GilParticipant / SecretarySegments: "Show Criança" and "Eu e As Crianças"
2008–2009Programa Silvio SantosHerselfSegment: "Pergunte à Maisa"
2009Uma Hora do SucessoSingerSpecial Children's Day / Rerun in 2011
2009–2015TeletonGuest host and singerTelevison marathon to help AACD


2014Especial Carrossel – Circo TihanyValéria Ferreira
2015–presentMaisa no ArMaisa


Studio album
2009Tudo Que Me Vem Na CabeçaReleased: 28 August
Label: Universal Music
Format: CD, Music download
2014Eu Cresci!Released: 18 December
Label: Universal Music
Format: Music download
Selected songs
  • "Tudo Que Me Vem Na Cabeça" (2009)
  • "Ô Tio" feat. Roger (2009)
  • "Pipoca Pula" feat. Eliana (2009)
  • "Tempo De Mudar" (2009)
  • "Eu Cresci" (2015)
  • "NheNheNhem" (2015)
  • "Cabelo" (2015)


  • Sinceramente Maisa: Histórias de Uma Garota Nada Convencional (2016)

Awards and nominations

YearAssociationCategoryNominated workResultRef.
2009Troféu InternetRevelação do AnoHerselfWon
Troféu ImprensaWon
2012Meus Prêmios NickPersonagem de TV Favorito (first phase)Valéria in CarrosselNominated
2013Prêmio Contigo! de TVMelhor Atriz InfantilNominated