Ileana D’ Cruz is a young and popular actress from the Indian film industry. Besides being famous in the Bollywood Hindi film industry, Ileana D’ Cruz is also a renowned actress in the Telugu film industry as well.
Prior to becoming an actress, Ileana D’ Cruz became renowned as a model who initially did ramp shows and photoshoots. Later on, Ileana D’ Cruz came to the limelight after she appeared in several renowned TV ads.
About Ileana D’ Cruz
|Real Name||Ileana D' Cruz|
|Date of Birth||1st November 1987|
|Age (as of October 2018)||30 years|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|Education||Graduate from University of Mumbai|
|Height||5 ft 5"
(165 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Ronaldo D' Cruz
|Mother||Samira D' Cruz|
|Brother||Rhys D' Cruz (Younger)|
|Net Worth ||INR 110,00,00,000
(USD 15 Million)
|Famous for||Devadasu, Pokiri, Kedi, Rakhi (2006), Munna, Aata (2007), Jalsa, Bhale Dongalu (2008), Kick (Telugu), Saleem (2009), Shakti, Nenu Naa Rakshasi (2011), Nanban, Julai, Barfi! (2012), Phata Poster Nikla Hero (2013), Main Tera Hero, Happy Ending (2014), Rustom (2016), Mubarakan, Baadshaho (2017), Raid (2018)|
|First Movie||TELUGU -
|Salary (per film)||INR 3,00,00,000
|Favorite Food||Italian cuisine, Chinese cuisine and Biryani|
|Favorite Actors||Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan|
|Favorite Actresses||Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Kajol and Salma Hayek|
|Hobbies||Reading books, photography and swimming|
Ileana D’ Cruz is considered one of the youngest talented actresses in not only the Bollywood film industry but Ileana D’ Cruz is also a superstar actress from the Telugu film industry as well.
Ileana D’ Cruz’s age is 30 years as Ileana D’ Cruz was born on the 1st of November, 1987, in Mumbai. Ileana D’ Cruz’s height is around 5 ft 5 inches (165 m) while Ileana D’ Cruz’s weight is around 55 kg (121 lbs). In her spare time, Ileana D’ Cruz loves to read books, shoot photographs and swim, as part of her hobbies.
Ileana D’ Cruz’s father is Ronaldo D’ Cruz, a mechanical draftsman by profession, while Ileana D’ Cruz’s mother is Samira D’ Cruz. Ileana D’ Cruz’s younger brother is Rhys D’ Cruz, whereas Ileana D’ Cruz’s elder sister is Farrah D’ Cruz and Ileana D’ Cruz’s younger sister is Eileen D’ Cruz. Previously, Ileana D’ Cruz was in a relationship with boyfriend, Prabhas, the Telugu superstar. However, currently, Ileana D’ Cruz’s boyfriend is Andrew Kneebone, a professional photographer from Australia.
Talking about her commercial success as a Telugu and Bollywood actress, Ileana D’ Cruz’s salary per film is around INR 3 crores (USD 400,000), which makes Ileana D’ Cruz’s net worth around INR 110 crores (USD 15 Million).
As for the recognition for her talent, Ileana D’ Cruz is the recipient of numerous acting awards as well as had numerous award nominations to her credit too.
The list of Ileana D’ Cruz’s award-wins began when Ileana D’ Cruz won the Filmfare Awards’ South Best Female Debut award for her initial role in ‘Devadasu’ (2007). Next, Ileana D’ Cruz won the Santosham Film Awards’ Best Actress award and the South Scope Style Awards’ Best Actress award too, for her impressive performance in ‘Jalsa’ (2009).
Later, Ileana D’ Cruz won the 2012 Vogue Beauty Awards’ Fresh Face award too.
For her excellent performance in her first Bollywood movie, Ileana D’ Cruz was awarded the ETC Bollywood Business Awards’ Most Profitable Debut (Female) award, the Filmfare Awards Best Female Debut award, the Screen Awards’ Most Promising Newcomer – Female award, the Zee Cine Awards’ Best Female Debut award, the Star Guild Awards’ Best Female Debut award along with the Time of India Film Awards’ Best Female Debut award and the Time of India Film Awards’ Best Supporting Actress award, for the commercial and critical box office super hit ‘Barfi!’ (2013).
More recently, Ileana D’ Cruz won the Life OK Now Awards’ Life OK WOW Performance award for her impressive acting in ‘Main Tera Hero’ (2014).
Apart from having won these prestigious acting awards, Ileana D’ Cruz has also had an impressive 20 award nominations as well.
Interesting Facts About Ileana D’ Cruz
- Although Ileana D’ Cruz does not smoke Ileana D’ Cruz does drink alcohol.
- In the beginning, even though she was a popular model in TV commercials, Ileana D’ Cruz was reluctant to enter the film industry.
- Popular Bollywood filmmaker, Rakesh Roshan is credited with having spotted Ileana D’ Cruz during an ad photo-sheet and propelled her career to great heights.
- Despite having been born in Mumbai and spending her childhood in Goa, Ileana D’ Cruz did not speak Hindi fluently and had to have special coaching to get her diction right, for her debut role in ‘Barfi!’ (2013).
- Ileana D’ Cruz is the first actress from the South Indian film industries to have received INR 1 crores as a salary for her movie.