Ileana D’Cruz is an Indian actress who is best known for her performance in Anurag Basu’s critically acclaimed Barfi!, which earned her international fame, recognition and accolades. She has worked in different Indian language films like Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. And apparently, she has created a name for herself in the crowded B-Town and has featured in elite A list of Bollywood actresses.
Check out her biography to know about her age, height, weight, vital stats, boyfriend, affairs, net worth and facts.
Ileana D’Cruz Biography
Illu, Andhala Khazana
Actress and Model
Birthday / Date of Birth
Ileana was born on 1 November 1987 to a Goan Catholic family in Mahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She spent her childhood in Mumbai and raised in Goa.
She is currently 30 years old.
D’Cruz attended St. Mary’s Convent High School and College in Mapusa , Goa. After completing her school studies, she joined the University of Mumbai and earned a bachelor’s degree.
- Father – Ronaldo D’Cruz
- Mother – Samira D’Cruz
- Siblings – Farrah D’Cruz Miranda (Older Sister), Eileen D’Cruz (Younger Sister), and Rhys DCruz (Younger Brother)
Ileana D’Cruz has dated:
Andrew Kneebone – Ileana began dating Australian photographer Andrew Kneebone in 2016. The couple were spotted enjoying their holiday in Fiji.
- In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 165 cm
- In meters – 1.65 m
- In Kilograms – 52 kg
- In Pounds – 115 lbs
- Measurements – 33-23-34
- Bust – 33 inches
- Waist – 23 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She may be wearing a shoe size 8 (US).
In 2006, She first appeared in a Telugu film Devadau as Bhanumathi Katamrajui, for which she received Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – Telugu.
Ileana made her Tamil debut with Kedi in 2006. The film was a disaster at the box office and got her breakthrough in Tamil with Shankar’s Nanban in 2012, opposite Vijay.
Her first Bollywood film was Barfi! in 2012, in which she cast alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra.
D’Cruz hasn’t yet appeared in television series.
She has endorsed a number of brands and products like Electrolux, Emami Talc, Fair and Lovely.
Ileana D’Cruz is a huge fan of Audi and has couple of them, including a swanky Audi S5 Sportback and a black A6. She lives with her family in a plush 3BHK flat in the posh area of Mumbai. She also owns a handful of real estate properties in Goa and Mumbai.
Ileana D’Cruz Net worth
Model turned actress has an estimated net worth of $15 million dollars as of 2017. She is one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and the richest celebrity in the country. She takes Rs 2 – 3 crore as remuneration per film. Also having great business sense, this Bollywood bombshell fortune swells with stock investments. Ileana runs her own restaurant chain called Fat D’Cruz Burger in Mumbai and Delhi and is also a proud owner of a women football team, Mumbai Angels. D’Cruz owns a Vodka brand, ‘Pure Wonderd’ Cruz – India’ and also has a perfume line and a clothing line called With love From Ileana and Ileana D’Cruz Seduction, respectively. Now, you would got an idea from where her amazing fortune comes from.
Ileana D’Cruz Favorites
- Favorite Food – Biryani, Chinese, Rasgullas, Rasmalai, Dark Chocolate
- Favorite Actor – Saif Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan
- Favorite Actress – Kajol, Katrina Kaif
- Favorite Color – White, Green, Black
- Favorite Holiday Destination – Maldives and Fraser Island in Australia
Social Media Portfolio
Over the years, D-Cruz has won over the likes of millions of fans worldwide and is one of the most followed celebrities on social media. Follow her on:
Instagram – ileana_official
Twitter – Ileana_Official
Interesting Facts About Ileana D’Cruz
Having gifted with great heights and sleek body, her mom’s hotel manager suggested her to take a try in modelling, which persuaded her to enter into fashion world.
She herself claims that her first photoshoot by Marc Robinson was a disaster.
Ace filmmaker Rakesh Roshan bought D’Cruz to the showbiz after casting her in a few advertisements.
Ileana was the first actress to get Rs 1 crore as remuneration in the South Indian Film Industry.
Despite being brought up in Goa and Mumbai, she struggled with dialects in her Hindi debut. She can speak Hindi, Telugu and English.
Ileana has done a bunch of editorial shoots for famous publishers and also featured in a number of renowned magazines.
She was once a coffee fanatic.
She claims herself a bathroom singer.