Rashmika was born in Virajpet, a town in Kodagu district of Karnataka, in a Kodava family. She was educated in Coorg Public School, before she pursued pre-university course in Mysore's Institute of Commerce & Arts. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Psychology, Journalism and English Literature from M. S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science & Commerce.
Rashmika was listed in the 'Bangalore Times 25 Most Desirable Women in 2014
Rashmika met actor Rakshit Shetty for the first time at the sets of Kirik Party in 2016. They began dating after having worked together; they got engaged in July 2017 in a private ceremony in her hometown Virajpet.
Award Name /SIIMA Award
Movie Name /Kirik Party
Awarded for /Best Debut Actress