Angela Jonsson was raised at Kodaikanal and completed her schooling from American international school in Kodaikanal. She first catapulted to limelight after being crowned winner at the Kingfisher Calendar Model Hunt in 2011. Soon after winning the competition, she became the cover girl of all the leading magazines in India. She was made it in the list of 50 most desirable women in India in 2011. The following year, she was inducted in the judge’s panel of the Kingfisher Calendar Girl Hunt.
It was earlier reported that she was being approached and signed by ace Tamil film director A. R. Murugadoss for his film Neram Mazhaithuli but she denied all the reports and claimed that she is happy with her modelling career and wants to focus on that. She has said that she wants to first train herself with dictation and dancing skills before accepting a film. She has been signed opposite Salman Khan in the film Sher Khan. However, due to Salman’s prior commitment this movie’s shooting has been postponed.
She was romantically linked with Bollywood heartthrob, Ranbir Kapoor.