Bio/Wiki
Nickname Illu
Profession(s) Actress, Model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 55 Kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-24-34
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1 November 1987
Age (as of 2020) 33 Years
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Parra, Goa, India
School St. Xavier’s Higher Secondary School and College, Mapusa, Goa
College/University University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Graduation
Debut Telugu Film: Devadasu (2006)
Hindi Film: Barfi (2012)
Religion Roman Catholicism
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Address #299/1 Street AR Radi, Parra Location Near St’ Mary’s Church City, Goa, India
Hobbies Swimming, Photography, Reading
Awards, Achievements Filmfare Award
Best Female Debut for Barfi (2013)Filmfare Awards South
Best Female Debut for Devadasu (2007)
Tattoo An inscription “Inspire” written on her wrist
Controversies • Her bold comments on sex created lot of controversy when she said that “Sex is a major relaxation to my body. It keeps me young and I don’t mind to talk about that in public.”
• In 2012, a film producer Mohan Natarajan registered a complained against her for not returning the advance of ₹40 lakhs that she took from him.
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Andrew Kneebone (Australian Photographer)

Note: They broke-up in August 2019 after dating for several years.

Family
Husband/Spouse N/A
Parents Father– Ronaldo D’Cruz (Mechanical Draftsman)
Mother– Samira D’Cruz
Siblings Brother– Rhys D’Cruz
Sisters– Farrah D’Cruz (Elder), Eileen D’Cruz (Younger)
Favourite Things
Food Biryani, Chinese, Italian Food
Actor(s) Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan
Actresses Kajol, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Salma Hayek
Film(s) Bollywood Films: Barfi, Devdas
Hollywood Film: Notting Hill
Author Sidney Sheldon
Colour(s) White, Green, Black
Destination(s) Maldives, Fraser Island in Australia
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) Rs. 2-3 Crore/Film

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ileana D’Cruz

  • Does Ileana D’Cruz smoke?: No
  • Does Ileana D’Cruz drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Initially, she was very reluctant in taking up modelling as a career.
  • She herself claimed that her first photo shoot, which was done by Marc Robinson, was a disaster.
  • Rakesh Roshan saw her in an advertisement and took a major role in giving her a bright career.
  • Even though she was born in Mumbai and brought up in Goa, Ileana struggled with her Hindi speaking skills; when she was roped in for her debutante Bollywood movie, Barfi.
  • She became the first Indian actress to get ₹1 crore as remuneration in South Indian film industry
  • She was gossiped to be having an affair with Shahid Kapoor while filming the movie, ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero.’
  • She is in a relationship with an Australian photographer (Andrew Kneebone), who happened to share common interests with her. Andrew has 3 children from his previous wife.
  • Ileana is a mint addict. She always carries mints with her.

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