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Ileana D’Cruz

Ileana D’Cruz is an Indian-born Portuguese actress and model who works in Bollywood and Telugu film industries. Ileana is a leading actress in Telugu cinema with successful movies including Pokiri, Rakhi, Jalsa, Munna, Julayi, and Kick.

Early life

Ileana D’Cruz was born on 1st November 1986 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. This makes her 36 years old as of 2022 and her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Likewise, she belongs to the Indian nationality and holds an Indian-Portuguese ethnicity.
While she believes in the Christian religion. Moving on to his family members, her father’s name is Ronaldo D’Cruz and her mother’s name is Samira D’Cruz. he father is a mechanical draftsman and her mother is a homemaker.
Whereas, she has three siblings, brother Rhys D’Cruz, and sisters Farrah, and Eileen. Ileana spent most of her childhood in Parra, Goa, India.
Ileana D'Cruz mother

Caption: Ileana D’Cruz with her mother (Source: Instagram)


Ileana D’Cruz studied at St. Xavier’s Higher Secondary School. Later she went to the University of Mumbai for her higher studies. 

Ileana D’Cruz – Net Worth 2023

Ileana D’Cruz has earned a huge deal of wealth from her acting career. Her net worth is estimated at around $15 million US dollars as of 2023. 


In 2006, Ileana D’Cruz made her debut in the Telugu film Devadasu, which was a commercial success. Before starting to work on the movie, she went to acting classes with Aruba Bhikshu.
After that, she starred in the gangster movie Pokiri where she portrayed an aerobic teacher. In the same year, she made her Tamil-language movie debut in Kedi. Also, she worked in the Telugu movie Khatarnak which she acted opposite Ravi Teja.  
In 2007, she appeared in the movie Munna and since then she has become financially successful. In the same year, she starred in the movie Aata and received amazing reviews for her performance.  Likewise, she played the female lead role in the action movie Jalsa in 2008, which was directed by Trivikram Srinivas.
In 2009, she appeared in the movie Kick which was declared a box-office success and became one of the highest-grossing films that year. Next year, she appeared in the films Rechipo and Y.V.S Choudhary’s Saleem. Similarly, in 2011, she starred in the movie Shakthi and Nenu Naa Rakshasi.
In 2012, she appeared in the Tamil movie Nanban which was directed by S. Shankar, a remake of the 2009 Hindi movie 3 Idiots. Also, she appeared in the action comedy movie Julayi directed and written by Trivikram Srinivas. Then, she worked in Puri Jagannadh’s comedy movie Devudu Chesina Manushulu.

More about her career

Likewise, in 2012,  she made he Hindi debut in Anurag Basu’s film Barfi. She played the character of Shruti Ghosh, a girl who leaves her true love for material comforts. After that, she starred in the Rajkumar Santoshi comedy movie Phata Poster Nikhla Hero opposite Shahid Kapoor.
Whereas, in 2014, she played the romantic action movie Main Tera Hero, the remake of the Telugu movie Kandireega, produced by Balaji Motion Pictures.
Similarly, in the same year, she starred in Saif Ali Khan’s Movie Happy Ending and played the lead role of Saif Ali Khan.
In 2016, she played Akshay Kumar’s Movie Rustom and the film became one of the highest Indian-grossing films of 2016. In 2017, she appeared in Mubarakan opposite Arjun Kapoor and Anil Kapoor but failed to find an audience at the box office.
Ileana D'Cruz team

Caption: Ileana taking a selfie with the Mubarakan team (Source: Instagram)

Also, in 2019, D’Cruz starred in the comedy movie Pagalpanti by Anees Bazmee. Besides that, she has worked with many successful brands including Emami, TVs, and many others. 


When it comes to awards, Ileana D’Cruz was awarded the Santosham Award, one of five awards for the Jalsa and South Scope Style Award.

Likewise, she received the Best Actress prize at the 56th Filmfare Awards South. Also, this actress received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for Barfi (2013).

Personal Life

This Indian actress was in a relationship with an Australian photographer Andrew Kneebone. It was rumored that the couple had already married. But, on 28th August 2019, the Indian media published the news that they had broken up. 
There is a rumor of her dating Sebastien Laurent Michel, the brother of Katrina Kaif.  They were seen together vacationing as well.

Body Measurements

Ileana D’Cruz is a beautiful girl with an amazing personality. This actress stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 m tall and weighs around 55 kg or 121 lbs.

Her body measurements are 34-24-34 inches respectively. Moreover, she has a pair of dark brown eyes and has black-colored hair.

Ileana D'Cruz body

Caption: Ileana looking beautiful in a saree (Source: Instagram)

Ileana D’Cruz – Social Media

Talking about her social media, her Facebook account has 1.2 million followers. Whereas, her Instagram account @ileana_official has 15.8 million followers. As well as her Twitter account @ileana_dcruzFAN has 15.8K followers.