Erica Fernandes is an Indian actress and model, who is best known for playing Dr. Sonakshi “Sona” Bose, in the popualar romantic soap Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi. Having starred in various films and television series, Fernandes competed in Miss India 2011 beauty pageant, finishing in top 10, before earning fame as an actress. She has her own self-titled YouTube channel, where she posts beauty tips, fashion guides and DIY (Do-It-Yourself) videos.
Take a look at Erica Fernandes biography that details about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Erica Jennifer Fernandes
Birthday / Date of Birth
Erica Fernandes was born on 7 May 1993, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
She is currently 24 years old.
Erica attended Holy Cross High School in Kurla. She, then, joined SIES College in Sion from where she completed her pre-degree course. She got herself enrolled at St Andrew’s College in Bandra but she dropped out in her freshman year, in order to pursue a career in modelling.
Konkani Mangalorean Catholic (Christianity)
- Father – Ralph Fernandes (Model and Interior designer)
- Mother – Lavina Fernandes (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Jermaine Fernandes (Older Brother)
Erica Fernandes is allegedly dating his onscreen pair, Shaheer Sheikh. They both met on the sets of Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi and became close to each other. Their bonding and chemistry on the screen is so appealing that their fans want them to hold their hand tight in real life too. There have been a lot of speculations about their relationships because neither of them confirmed nor denied it. But, for sure, there’s something brewing between the two.
- In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 48 kg
- In Pounds – 105 lbs
- Measurements – 32-24-31
- Bust – 32 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 31 inches
- Bra Size – 30B
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 2 (US).
In 2013, Erica made her theatrical film debut in Tamil with Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu, where she played a role of a software engineer, Manjari, alongside Bharath.
In 2016, she appeared in the popular romantic television series, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, in which she played Dr Sonakshi Bose, the female protagonist. Her role in the series earned her many awards such as Asian Viewer’s Television Awards for Best Actress Of The Year (2016), and India News Awards and Lions Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jod (which she shared with Shaheer Sheikh).
Playing the female protagonist in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi.
Erica Fernandes Favorites
- Favorite Food – Pav Bhaji, aloo ka Paratha, Pizaa
- Favorite Actor – Robert Downey Jr.
- Favorite Actress – Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Kanga Ranaut
- Favorite Animal – Dog
Erica Fernandes Net worth
Though Fernandes’s exact net worth figure is not available at this time, she makes big from her television and film appearances, enough to buy a BMW 5 Series on her own. She lives in a luxury apartment in the posh area of Mumbai.
Social Media Portfolio
Erica wanted to set her footprint in showbiz since her childhood as her father himself a model, and of course, she spent her days with people from film surroundings.
She won Bombay Times Miss Fresh Face 2010, Pantaloons Miss Fresh Face 2011, Pantaloons Femina Miss India Maharashtra 2011 beauty titles.
She gave audition for lead role in S. J. Surya’s Isai but was not roped in for the project.
She first signed in the Telugu bilingual Virattu / Dega, however, due to delays incurred with the film, Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu became her first release.
In 2016, she was among the celebrity contestants in the sports reality television show Box Cricket League.
In 2017, she appeared in the Tamil film, Vizhithiru alongside an ensemble cast including Krishna, Venkat Prabhu, and Sara Arjun.
Erica Fernandes learned dancing from Shiamak dance academy.