Daniela Ruah is a famous well recognized Portuguese-American actress who rose to fame after her role as special agent Kensi Blye in “NCIS: Los Angeles”, a CBS police procedural series which aired since 2009 and with over 8.6 million viewers. Additionally, she is also a dancer. She made her first film appearance in the Portuguese short film Canaviais for her role as Margarida in the year 2006. Her debut TV show was in Portuguese soap opera “Jardins Proibidos” in the year 2000 for her role as Sara. What’s more, Daniela became the first winner of the RTP’s dance reality show, “We Dance”, which is the Portuguese version of “Dancing with the Stars” show. She was even included in the list compiled by the Esquire Magazine comprising of the “Sexiest Women Alive” in the year 2011. She has also done several short films that include “Blind Confession”, “Canaviais”, “Excuse”, and “Midnight Passion”. Оn 8th Јаnuаrу 2018, she wаѕ even сhоѕеn аѕ thе со-аnсhоr оf thе “Еurоvіѕіоn Ѕоng Соntеѕt 2018” which was hеld іn Lіѕbоn, Роrtugаl, wіth Ѕílvіа Аlbеrtо, Fіlоmеnа Саutеlа, аnd Саtаrіnа Furtаdо.
Daniela Ruah lands directing role on show away from Kensi Blye character
Kensi Blye or husband Marty Deeks, coming out of this week’s NCIS: Los Angeles doubleheader. The 12th season still partway through production, but Daniela Ruah has already landed an exciting opportunity behind the camera for an upcoming episode. Kensi Blye star Daniela Ruah confirmed she’ll be stepping out of character in the current season of NCIS: Los Angeles to direct an episode of the California spin-off. Her episode is set to air next year on CBS once the series has returned from the holiday break. She has signed on as director for the 11th episode of NCIS: Los Angeles season 12. She reprised her role as Kensi this season as her storylines with partner and husband Marty Deeks (played by Eric Christian Olsen) took a turn for the domestic in later seasons.
- Being a Portuguese-American actress.
- For her role as an NCIS Special Agent, Kensi Blye was featured in the CBS series “NCIS: Los Angeles”.
What is the Birthplace of Daniela Ruah?
Daniela Ruah was born on 2nd December 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA. Her full name is Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah. She has dual nationality of Portuguese and American. Her ethnicity is mixed with Sephardi Jewish, Ashkenazi Jewish, Spanish-Sephardi Jewish. She was born to her parents; mother, Catarina Lia Katia Azancot Korn, and father, Moises Carlos Bentes Ruah. Both her parents were in the medical field by occupation. Her father is an ENT surgeon whereas her mother is an otologist. She also has a sibling; a stepbrother named Mark Alexander Sechter Ruah. She recently celebrated her 37th birthday as of 2020. Sagittarius is her Zodiac sign and her religion is Judaism.
Concerning her education, she was admitted to an English medium school when she was 5 in Portugal. Then she attended the Saint Julian’s School, located in the Greater Lisbon locality. After graduating from school, she joined London Metropolitan University. From London University, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. In the year 2007, she studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
How was the Acting Career of Daniela Ruah?
- Daniela Ruah initially began acting career in soap operas from her teenage years and her very first acting role came at the age of sixteen by playing the role of Sara on Jardins Proibidos (Forbidden Gardens).
- She then took part in the Portuguese reality show, “Dancing with the Stars” and won the competition.
- From there, she got a role in TV shows, short films, theatre. She then starred as Special Agent Kensi Blye in “NCIS: Los Angeles” which was broadcasted on 22nd September 2009.
- In the year 2011, she was featured as a guest appearance on the series “Hawaii Five-0”.
- At Los Angeles’ Hayworth Theatre, she appeared in a dramatic play “Proof” in the year 2013.
- Her recent work is to co-host the reality show Eurovision Song Contest aired from 8th January 2018 along with Catarina Furtado, Sílvia Alberto, and Filomena Cautela.
Awards and Achievements of Daniela Ruah
- Golden Globe Award
- Television Action Icon Award
- Celebrity Award
Who is Daniela Ruah married to?
Daniela is a married woman. She was married to her handsome husband, David Paul Olsen who is a Stunt Performer by profession. The duo married on 17th June 2014. Their wedding ceremony was held in the coastal town of Cascais, Portugal. The duo is also blessed with two kids named; Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen (daughter) and River Isaac Ruah Olsen (son). Her sexual orientation is straight.
How much is Daniela Ruah’s Net Worth?
Daniela Ruah is a talented and successful actress and dancer. She is renowned for her role in the popular show “NCIS: Los Angeles Special Agent”. as of 2020, the net worth of Daniela Ruah is estimated to have $7 Million. Her major source of wealth comes from her acting career and she is satisfied with her earnings. Her salary per annum is estimated to have $823,529. She is enjoying a luxurious lifestyle from her career earnings.
Daniela Ruah’s Body Measurements (Height, Weight)
Daniela Ruah is a beautiful dancer with an athletic body build. She has a tall height of 5 feet 8 inches and her body weight is around 56 kg. Her body measurement is 35-24-35 inches. She wears a bra size of 32C and her shoe size is 10 (US). She has a hair color of dark brown. Her one eye color is Black, whereas the other is Brown. She has a distinguishable birthmark in her right eye, called the nevus of Ota. Daniela Ruah has a big tattoo on her back. She reportedly got it in honor of her children: son River and daughter Sierra. The tattoo shows mountains with a river. The mountains represent Daniela’s daughter Sierra and the river means her son’s name.