oviya helen age

Helen Nelson, best known by her stage name Oviya, is an popular model and actress who has appeared majorly in Tamil films. She rose to prominence following her participation in Kamal Haasan’s reality show ‘Bigg Boss Tamil’ – Bigg Boss Hindi counterpart. She was born on the 29th of April 1991 in god’s own country Kerala in India.

Oviya began her acting career by playing supporting roles in Malayalam films. Director Sargunam approached Oviya after seeing her picture online to cast her in his comedy film ‘Kalavani’. The film went on to became a successful venture at the box office as well as earned her fame and acclaim. The rise of her popularity following her stint in Bigg Boss was enormous that no one could imagine as she became the household name of Tamil Nadu. Her popularity fetched her numerous projects, including Deekay’s Katteri and Raghava Lawrence’s Kanchana 3, amongst others.

Here’s a look at Oviya Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Biography, Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Affairs, Movies, Cars, House, Net Worth and more.

Oviya Biography


Oviya Helen

Birth Name

Helen Nelson




Actress, Model

Oviya Personal Life


She was born on April, 29, 1991


She is currently 26 years old

Birth Place

Thrissur, Kerala, India

Sun Sign



She attended Vimala College in Thrissur in 2008. She holds a B.A. degree in Functionla English.




Malayali / Indian



Oviya Body Measurements


5 ft 4 inches or 163 cm or 1.63 m


55 kg or 121 lbs


34-26-35 ; Bra Size – 32B ; Cup Size – B

Body Build


Body Shape


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

8 (US)

Dress Size

4 (US)



Oviya Family Details

  • Father – Not Known
  • Mother – Not Known
  • Siblings – Not Known

Marital Status



Aarav (2017) – Oviya met Aarav in the reality show Bigg Boss Show, and instantly fell in love with him. He was one of the contestants of the show, but their relationship was short lived. Following a spat with Aarav, Oviya deliberately opted out of the show citing health issues. Talking to Kamal Haasan during her exit, she said that she will wait for him until he realises her true love. But in the course of the time, she changed her mind and said that people’s love for her is more precious than one’s (Aarav) love.

Oviya Favourites

  • Food – Biryani, Pizza
  • Colors – White, Yellow, Black
  • Actors – Ramesh Arvind, Puneeth Rajkumar
  • Actress – Anushka
  • Holiday Destination – London

Oviya Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2007, She made her acting debut as a supporting actress in a Malayalam film Kangaroo, gaining her critical acclaims.

Oviya made her first appearance as a heroine in the 2010 Tamil comedy film Kalavani, which earned her Best Debut Actress nomination in Vijay Awards.

Television Debut

She was first appeared on the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil, hosted by Kamal Haasan in 2017. Her appearance gained her instant popularity and massive fan following. Her positive attitude, honesty and easy-going character during her stint in the Bigg Boss show attracted millions of people including the likes of Kollywood celebrities.

Brand Endorsements

She has associated with a number of brand and products and also appeared in many television commercials and print ads.

Oviya Net Worth

Oviya is an actress who has appeared in several films where the substantial part of her wealth comes from. Her popularity amongst general public is more than enough to speak about her staggering net worth. However, Oviya net worth is not publicly available at this time.

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Oviya Quick Facts

Oviya received positive acclaim for her role in her Tamil debut Kalavani and subsequently garnered several offers, including Kamal Haasan Manmadhan Ambu, Marina and Kalakalappu.

Some of her notable films include Moodar Koodam, Madha Yaanai Koottam, Hello Naan Pei Pesuren, Yaamirukka Bayamey among others.

Following her participation in Bigg Boss Tamil, she is now the most sought-after actress among filmmakers, advertisers and endorsements.

Oviya is currently on a signing spree who currently has more than half a dozen of big movies in her kitty.

She made her Hindi debut with the film called Yeh Ishq Safira in 2015, but her performance in the film went unnoticed.