Maya Avant is a fictional character from The Bold and the Beautiful, an American soap opera on the CBS network, portrayed by Karla Mosley.
Introduced as a series regular in 2013, ex-con Maya comes to town looking for her daughter who was put up for adoption by Dayzee Forrester (Kristolyn Lloyd).
By the age of fifteen, he was on Broadway, in On Golden Pond.
He was discovered by the famous Joseph Papp, who served as a mentor and brought him to public theater in New York where Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson would play his parents in The Nest of the Wood Grouse.
Daytime Confidential specifically referred to Maya as the black version of the iconic All My Children character, Erica Kane (Susan Lucci).
Characterized by some critics as a "social climber" and a "gold digger," Maya becomes a popular "love to hate" character for viewers due to her schemes and manipulations in her attempts to get what she wants. A.'s fashionable and fertile Forrester clan was designed as a sister soap to the popular 'The Young and the Restless,' and quickly won ratings and global fans with cast crossovers, exotic remotes, glossy runway shows and fast-paced storylines about beautiful people behaving badly.In 2004, the show introduced a new family, the The high-glam soap about L.Acting since the age of three, Ricky's first professional job was a contract role on TV's Romper Room.He went on to do over 150 television commercials, winning four Clios.