She grew up in Coventry, Leamington Spa, and Warwick.
She and her older brother Mark grew up on several military bases, including Kansas, Maryland, Hawaii,.
Since the age of nineteen, she has appeared in acclaimed films by Gregg Araki, Wes Craven, Brian De Palma, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino.
Actress Roxana Ortega was born in Los Angeles.
Ayesha had never let her lack of speaking Hindi fluently come in her way.