Khema de Silva was born in Brisbane, Australia. Growing up her Sri Lankan father and German mother made sure Khema experienced her diverse heritage first hand, travelling regularly to their respective homes. Khema graduated from the University of Queensland with a double bachelors degree in Business Management and Arts before moving to Berlin, Germany where she started exploring her love of acting.
Khema studied acting at HB Studio New York, and has since gone on to work with world renowned acting teachers Larry Moss, Patsy Rodenburg and the late Elizabeth Kemp to name a few. She recently returned from Los Angeles where she worked with acting coach Lisa Robertson.
Khema has lived and worked in New York, London and Berlin and has extensive stage and screen credits to her name.
She is currently based in Melbourne.