Ileana D’Cruz

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Ileana D'Cruz
NameIleana D'Cruz
ProfessionIndian-born Portuguese actress and model
Years Active2006-Present
Date of BirthNovember 1, 1987
Age (In 2022)35 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownParra, Goa, India
CitizenshipIndian (1987-2014)
Portuguese (2014-Present)
CasteRoman Catholic
Mother TongueKonkani
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 5in
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusUnmarried
Boyfriend(s)/Affair(s)Sebastien Laurent Michel (London-based model)
Sebastian Laurent Michel with Ileana D Cruz
Andrew Kneebone (Australian Photographer)
Ileana D'Cruz with Andrew Kneebone
FatherRonaldo D'Cruz (Mechanical Draftsman)
Ileana D'Cruz childhood picture with father Ronaldo D'Cruz
MotherSamira D'Cruz (Chef)
Ileana D'Cruz with her mother Samira D'Cruz
Sister(s)Farrah D'Cruz Miranda
Eileen D'Cruz Smith
Ileana D'Cruz with her sisters Farrah D'Cruz and Eileen D'Cruz
Brother(s)Rhys D'Cruz
Ileana D'Cruz with brother Rhys D'Cruz
Other Relative(s)
Nephew(s)Z'ev Miranda
Ileana D'Cruz with nephew Z'ev Miranda
Brother-in-law(s)Lynel Miranda
Education Details
SchoolSt. Xavier's Higher Secondary School and College, Mapusa, Goa
CollegeUniversity of Mumbai, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduation
Debut MovieDevadasu (Telugu debut, 2006)
Kedi (Tamil debut, 2006)
Barfi! (Hindi debut, 2012)
Hindi MoviesUnfair & Lovely (TBA)
The Big Bull (2021)
Pagalpanti (2019)
Raid (2018)
Baadshaho (2017)
Mubarakan (2017)
Rustom (2016)
Happy Ending (2014)
Main Tera Hero (2014)
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (2013)
Barfi! (2012)
Telugu MoviesAmar Akbar Anthony (2018)
Devudu Chesina Manushulu (2012)
Julayi (2012)
Nenu Naa Rakshasi (2011)
Sakthi (2011)
Saleem (2009)
Rechipo (2009)
Kick (2009)
Bhale Dongalu (2008)
Jalsa (2008)
Aata (2007)
Munna (2007)
Rakhi (2006)
Khatarnak (2006)
Pokiri (2006)
Devadasu (2006)
Tamil MoviesNanban (2012)
Kedi (2006)
Music Video(s)Sab Gazab (Goldkartz & Badshah, 2023)
Ooo Ooo (Qaran, 2022)
Pehli Dafa (Atif Aslam, 2017)
Best Supporting Actress for "Barfi!" at Times of India Film Awards, 2013
Best Female Debut for "Barfi!" at Times of India Film Awards, 2013
Best Female Debut for "Barfi!" at Star Guild Awards, 2013
Best Female Debut for "Barfi!" at Zee Cine Awards, 2013
Most Promising Newcomer - Female for "Barfi!" at Screen Awards, 2013
Best Female Debut for "Barfi!" at Filmfare Awards, 2013
Fresh Face at Vogue Beauty Awards, 2012
Best Actress for "Jalsa" at Santosham Film Awards, 2009
Best Female Debut for "Devadasu" at Filmfare Awards South, 2007
Contact/Social Media Details (16m followers)
Other Details
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Net Worth (Approx)₹50-75 crores
Salary/Fees₹2-3 crores per movie
Family Picture
Ileana D'Cruz family picture
Ileana D'Cruz is an Indian-born Portuguese actress and model who works primarily in Hindi and Telugu language movies. She was born on 1 November 1987 to Ronaldo D'Cruz and Samira D'Cruz in Mumbai, Maharashtra but grew up in Goa as her parents shifted to Parra in Goa when she was 10 years old. 1
Her father, Ronaldo D'Cruz is a Roman Catholic Christian and he worked as a mechanical draftsman at Mazagon Dock, while her mother, Samira D'Cruz is a Muslim. 1
She has a brother, Rhys D'Cruz and 2 sisters, Farrah D'Cruz Miranda & Eileen D'Cruz Smith.
Her elder sister, Farrah D'Cruz is married to Lynel Miranda and the couple has a son named Z'ev Miranda.
Her father, Ronaldo D'Cruz worked as a mechanical draftsman at Mazagon Dock, while her mother, Samira D'Cruz is a Sous Chef. 1
She completed her schooling from St. Xavier's Higher secondary school and college in Mapusa, Goa and later graduated from University of Mumbai.
D'Cruz came into the films accidentally when she met Marc Robinson in a hotel in Goa, where her mother was employed as a supervisor. The manager of the hotel set her up with Marc Robinson who advised her to get her portfolio done. Her first photo shoot turned out to be a disaster which turned out to be a disaster and she had to get another one done for her portfolio. 2
Her family moved back to Mumbai after her grandfather passed away to be with her grandmother and she got selected for a cosmetic brand ad when she was 17 years old. 1
She made her acting debut in a Telugu film Devadasu (2006) opposite another debutant Ram Pothineni which was a box-office success and both Ileana & Ram won Filmfare Awards South for Best Debut. In the same year she did Pokiri (2006) opposite Mahesh Babu which turned out to be a big success at the box-office and established her as one of the leading ladies in the Telugu film industry.
In 2006, she made her Tamil film debut in "Kedi" also co-starring Ravi Krishna and Tamannaah. Kedi was a commercial success.
D'Cruz revealed in an interview that she did her first six films without enjoying them because she felt like an alien in the Telugu industry. She also told that it is customary for a woman to stand up in the presence of a director or a star which she did not liked. 1
In 2012, she starred in S. Shankar's Nanban opposite Vijay which was a remake of Rajkumar Hirani's Hindi film 3 Idiots (2009). The film was a huge success earning ₹150 crores at the box office.
She was all set to make her bollywood debut in 2007 opposite Shiney Ahuja in the movie named "Black Diamond" directed by Indrajit Lankesh. But the film got shelved due to financial reasons.
She made her Hindi debut with Anurag Basu's Barfi! (2012) co-starring Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. Made on a budget of ₹35 crores, Barfi! earned over ₹175 crores at the box office. Ileana D'Cruz was appreciated for her performance and she won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. She was also nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. Barfi! was chosen as India's official entry to the Oscars for the 85th Academy Awards. 3
After the success of Barfi! (2012), she started working mainly in bollywood and went on to star in many successful Hindi movies like Main Tera Hero (2014), Rustom (2016), and Raid (2018).
In 2012, producer Mohan Natarajan registered a complaint against Ileana with the Producers Council, alleging that she refused to return the advance amount of ₹40 lakh that he paid her for a film. 4
She acquired Portuguese nationality in 2014 as her ancestors were from Portugal.
Ileana started dating Australian photographer Andrew Kneebone in 2016. However, the couple broke up in 2019.
Ileana is addicted to mint and always carries it with her. 5
In 2017, D'Cruz revealed that she battled Body Dysmorphic Disorder for a long time. 6
In April 2022, she was featured QARAN's music video 'Ooo Ooo'.
She was featured in the music video of the song Sab Gazab, sung by Goldkartz & Badshah. The video premiered on 12 Apr 2023 on YouTube.
On 18 April 2023, Ileana D'cruz surprised everyone with her pregnancy news. She shared two pictures on her Instagram account where one picture had a t-shirt with 'And so the ADVENTURE begins' written on it and the other one had a picture of a pendant that reads 'Mama' and captioned the post, 'Coming soon. Can't wait to meet you my little darling'.

As soon as the news broke out, people started speculating about the identity of Ileana's child's father, with some assuming that her rumored boyfriend Sebastien Laurent Michel, who is the brother of actress Katrina Kaif, could be the one. Sebastien is a London-based model. 7

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