|Date of Birth
||18 December 1986
|Place of Birth
Desai is the grandniece of Manmohan Desai. Vaishali was brought up in Bangalore. Vaishali did her schooling in Sophia High School, Bangalore. She finished her graduation in Psychology in Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. After her Miss India contest she shifted her base permanently to Mumbai along with her family not only for modeling but also for her further studies.She has two sisters named Jaituni Desai and Hariyali Desai.Jaituni Desai is also a model and was a contestant in Miss India contest in 2006.
Vaishali was doing ramp shows in Bangalore and was a top model. Her first show was when she was only sixteen. But her major break and entry in the acting world was with her first commercial for Ponds Dreamflower Talc. And later was seen in ads like Tanishq, Compaq, Raymonds.Vaishali has however not changed her name to Vyshalee Desai as given in her debut film Kal Kissne Dekha and shall continue with her original name Vaishali Desai.