Minoti Vaishnav was born in Mumbai, India and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 19, leaving her family back in India. At 22 she released her first album "The Fictional Truth", with her first single "Psychologist" getting several thousands of downloads online.
Minoti graduated from California State University, Northridge and released her second album "Secret Garden" in 2013. In spite of not being signed to a label, the music video for her single "So Will You" went viral with over 100,000 views and her songs have played on radio stations across the U.S, U.K, Canada, Singapore and Denmark. Both albums were self-produced, written and released by Minoti.
On the film and television front, she has previously worked for the International Documentary Association, in social media and outreach on HBO's Emmy nominated® documentary American Winter (2013), directed a short called R.I.P (2012), and has worked as a music licenser and composer on the Prestige Gold Award winning documentary, Let Them Eat Cake (2014).