Born in Los Angeles, California, Ananda grew up in Arizona and Washington State.
After graduating magna cum laude from USC with degrees in Psychology and Music, Ananda moved to Tokyo, Japan, where she started her career as an actress and model. While appearing in commercials as well as Japanese TV dramas, Ananda continues to write and record music. Bridging her interests in technology and creation, Ananda produces and mixes at her home studio in Tokyo.
Currently Ananda is writing and recording music for her band Jacobs and other projects.