Daniela Ruah Bio, Height, Husband, Children, Net Worth

Daniela Ruah is a Portuguese-American actress who came to the spotlight after appearing as Kensi Blye in the drama series NCIS: Los Angeles. Moreover, she is also a dancer. She is likewise the winner of the first season of the show “We Dance” which is the Portuguese version of the reality TV show “Dancing with the Stars” show.

Daniela Ruah’s Bio, Age

Daniela Ruah was born on 2nd December 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA. Her birth name is Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah. Her astrological sign is Sagittarius. She is both Portuguese and American by nationality while her ethnic group is mixed (Sephardi Jewish, Ashkenazi Jewish, and Spanish-Sephardi Jewish). Her father’s name is Moises Carlos Bentes Ruah and her mother’s name is Catarina Lia Katia Azancot Korn. Her father’s profession was an ENT surgeon while her mother used to work as an otologist. He has only one sibling, a stepbrother called Mark Alexander Sechter Ruah in her entire family.

Talking about her education, she studied at Saint Julian’s School, situated in the Greater Lisbon locality. For further education, she attended London Metropolitan University and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from there. In 2007, she joined Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute to sharpen her acting skills.

Daniela Ruah’s Height

Daniela Ruah has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 56 kg. She has a body measurement of 35-24-35 inches. Her bra size is 32C and her shoe size is 10 (US) but her dress size is unknown. Similarly, her hair color is dark brown. Her one eye color is black while the other is brown.

Daniela Ruah Career

At the beginning of her career, Daniela Ruah appeared in several soap operas. She then acted as Sara on the TV show called Jardins Proibidos.

After that, she participated as a contestant in the show “We Dance” and in the end became the winner of the contest.

After the success in the show, she started getting offers in various TV shows, films. She portrayed the character Kensi Blye in the drama series “NCIS: Los Angeles”. She additionally appeared as a guest on the drama series Hawaii Five-0″ in 2011. In 2018 she co-presented an international song competition named Eurovision Song Contest.

Awards and Nominations

Daniela Ruah has received several awards including Golden Globe Award, Television Action Icon Award, and a Celebrity Award.

Who is Daniela Ruah’s Husband?

Daniela Ruah is currently married to David Paul Olsen who is a professional stuntman. They tied the knot on 17th June 2014. Their marriage location was in the coastal town of Cascais situated in Portugal.

They together have two children, a daughter, Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen, and a son, River Isaac Ruah Olsen.

Daniela Ruah’s Net Worth

Daniela Ruah has made a good income throughout her career. As of 2020, she has a net worth of $7 million.

Social Media: Instagram, Twitter

Daniela Ruah is very active on social media and often uploads photos. She has 1.1 million followers on Instagram and has 425.8K followers on Twitter. Likewise, she has more than 1.1 million followers on Facebook.

Facts of Daniela Ruah

Full NameDaniela Sofia Korn Ruah
Marital StatusMarried
Net Worth$7 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 2, 1983
Age37 years 10 months
Place Of BirthBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight56 kg. She has a body measurement ofa
Body Measurement35-24-35 inches
Hair ColorDark Brown
Shoe Size10 (US)

Quotes of Daniela Ruah

1[on being a Portuguese Jew] There's I'd say between four- and five-hundred [Portuguese Jews]. Not a lot out of 10½ million to 11 million people. My family is probably the biggest family there. But coming from a small community makes you want to follow the traditions of your family much more.

Quick Facts of Daniela Ruah

1Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 32, a daughter named Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen on September 4, 2016. Child's father is her husband, David Paul Olsen.
2Sister-in-law of Eric Christian Olsen.
3Daughter-in-law of Jeanne D. Olsen.
4Daughter of Caterina Korn Broder.
5Gave birth to her 1st child at age 30, a son named River Isaac Ruah Olsen on December 30, 2013. Child's father is her fiancé (now husband), David Paul Olsen.
6(June 19, 2014) Married her boyfriend of 4 years and father of her 5-month-old son, River, David Paul Olsen.
7Has nevus of Ota in her right eye.
8Daniela's paternal grandparents, Samuel Allenby Bentes Ruah and Esther Buzaglo Bensusan, were both Sephardi Jews (their families lived in Portugal and Gibraltar). Daniela's maternal grandfather, Max Joachim Korn, was an Ashkenazi Jew (born in Wroclaw, Poland). Daniela's maternal grandmother, Vera Jacob Muginstein Azancot, was of Sephardi Jewish and Spanish descent on her own father's side, and of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on her own mother's side (Daniela's matrilineal great-grandmother, Simy Sophie Muginstein, was from Odessa, in the Russian Empire).
9Los Angeles: Currently shooting season 4 of NCIS: Los Angeles (2009). [April 2013]
10Currently shooting season 2 of NCIS: Los Angeles (2009). [August 2010]
11Attended the "Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute" with Josh Bowman and Christiane Seidel.
12She has played the same character (Kensi Blye) in three different series: NCIS (2003), NCIS: Los Angeles (2009) and Hawaii Five-0 (2010).
13Winner of Dança Comigo (2006) - season 1 (Portuguese version of Dancing with the Stars (2005)).
14Hosted 'Cinebox' for the Portuguese network TVI.

Trademarks of Daniela Ruah

1Has a distinguishable birthmark in her right eye; her other eye is hazel.

Filmography of Daniela Ruah




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Awards of Daniela Ruah




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