December 05, 2022

Ileana D'Cruz (Actress) Biography, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 5, 2022

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Short Biography

Ileana D'Cruz was born on 01-11-1987 in Mumbai n the state of Maharashtra, India. She is an Indian Film Actress & Model who is known for her work in Telugu, Bollywood, Tamil & Kannada movies. She has also acted as a model in Atif Aslam's Hindi music video "Pehli Dafa" which was published by T-Series on 06-01-2017.

Other Name: Illa, Illu
Other Professions: Model
Appearance: Telugu Bollywood Tamil Kannada

Ileana D'Cruz Complete Bio & Career

18 years – and that’s when her career took off. She has always been a fighter and a winner. Prioritizing her family over work, maintaining a better relationship with her friends, fighting her depression, and somewhere in between, she turned out to be one of the most popular celebrities in South and North India. Born in Mumbai, she did her schooling in St. Xavier’s, Goa, and graduated from the University of Mumbai. She took modelling as her career and landed up in acting. She acted in advertisements and it was Rakesh Roshan who decided to give her a breakthrough in the film industry.
Ileana D Cruz struggled to speak Hindi though she was born in Mumbai. Brought up in Goa, she struggled to do her dialogues for Barfi. Known for her style, structure, and cuteness, she is one of the first Indian actresses to get a 1 crore salary for a South Indian movie. In spite of her rumours with her co-stars and an Australian Photographer, she never failed to create an identity among the audience with her unique acting skills.
Devadasu was her debut Telugu movie which did great at the box office. She got awards and recognition for this movie. The director spotted her in Fair and Lovely Commercial Advertisement. Her beauty and charm attracted a lot of audiences and she had a fan following. Her breakthrough and the biggest box office hit came in the highly successful Pokiri. The film gained a lot of good reviews from the reviewers and the audience.
Her debut in Tamil is Kedi opposite Ravi Krishna. The film did not do well in the box office but Ileana D Cruz was most sought after. She, in fact, rejected a lot of offers in Tamil movies due to her offers in Telugu. She has also done a lot of promising movies in Hindi which created a good identity for her. Some of her noted Bollywood films include Barfi!, Main Tera Hero, Rustom, and Baadshaho among others. Since 2012 after making her Bollywood film debut she has concentrated mostly on Bollywood films. She was recently seen in the Bollywood film Pagalpanti and will be next seen in the crime drama film The Big Bull.
She handles the rumours and rejections well and her focus is on acting. She is very choosy about her roles and tries to give her best when it comes to acting. Having gone through depression, she is very careful about keeping herself happy and occupied. She believes in love and trust. Her aim is to do good films and take up challenging roles.

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Ileana D'Cruz Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Ronaldo D'Cruz
Mother Samira D'Cruz
Brother Rhys D'Cruz
Sister Eileen D'Cruz
Sister Farrah D'Cruz
Former Partner Andrew Kneebone

She was born to Ronaldo D'Cruz and Samira D'Cruz. She has two sisters named Eileen D'CruzFarrah D'Cruz, and a brother named Rhys D'Cruz. She was previously in a relationship with Australian photographer Andrew Kneebone.

Life's Important Dates Of Ileana D'Cruz

Body Measurements

Breast Size 32
Waist Size 25
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 32-24-35
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai , Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Religion Christian
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School St. Xavier's Higher Secondary School and College, Mapusa, Goa
College University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Swimming, Photography and Reading
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Telugu - Devadasu (2006)
Tamil - Kedi (2006)
Kannada - Huduga Hudugi (2010)
Bollywood - Barfi (2012)
Best Movies Barfi! (2012)
Pokiri (2006)
Rustom (2016)
Julayi (2012)
Jalsa (2008) among others
Salary 2-3 Crore/film (INR)
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Audi Q7


Favorite Color Black, Pink, White
Favorite Sport Cricket and Tennis
Favorite Actress Katrina Kaif , Kajol Devgan , Deepika Padukone
Favorite Actor Hrithik Roshan , Saif Ali Khan
Favorite Movie Bollywood Films: Barfi and Devdas
Hollywood Film: Notting Hill
Favorite Place London, Paris
Favorite Food Biryani, Chinese and Italian food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ileana D'Cruz

  • Her first name is taken from Greek mythology.
  • Ileana has made her acting debut from the 2006 Telugu romance film Devadasu
  • In 2007, she won the Filmfare Awards South for her debut film Devadasu under the category of Best Female Debut.
  • She became the first actress of the Southern Cinema who received the remuneration of Rs 1 crore per film.
  • She is a mint addict. And she usually carries the mint along with her while travelling outside.
  • In 2017, she appeared in the Atif Aslam music video of "Pehli Dafa".
  • Indian media aired the news based on social media reports that she has parted ways with her longtime boyfriend Andrew Kneebone in August 2019.

Ileana D'Cruz Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

35 years, 1month, 4 days old age Ileana D'Cruz will turn 36 on 01 November, 2023. Only 10 months, 26 days, 16 hours,19 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Ileana D'Cruz has celebrated the total number of 35 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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