Daniela Ruah is a Portuguese-American actress well-known for her role as Kensi Blye in ‘NCIS: Los Angeles.’
She was born on December 2, 1983, in Boston, Massachusetts to a surgeon father and otologist mother and grew up in Portugal.
Ruah was inclined towards acting from the very young age.
She started her career landing the role as Sara, in the Portuguese soap opera, Jardins Proibidos.
She has also won the Portuguese version of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and has worked as main cast several TV series, short films, and theater plays.
She came to prominence after she starred as Kensi Blye in the CBS’ hit series NCIS: Los Angeles.
Apart from praisable talent, her distinguishable birthmark called nevus of Ota in her right eye has been her trademark.
Within her career of more than one and a half decade, she has amassed an impressive net worth of $7 million.
More lately, on January 8, 2018, it was confirmed that Ruah will co-host the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, in Lisbon, Portugal.
Ruah met her stuntman husband David Paul Olsen on the set of ‘NCIS: Los Angeles.’
The alluring couple welcomed their son, River Isaac Ruah Olsen on December 30, 2013.
Six months later, on June 17, 2014, the pair tied the knot officially. The wedding ceremony was held in Portugal in an interfaith marriage.
The loved-up couple welcomed their first daughter and second child, Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen on September 4, 2016.
Quick Facts About Daniela Ruah
|Birth Name||Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah|
|Birthday||December 02, 1983|
|Age||34 Years Old|
|Net Worth (USD)||$ 7,000,000 - Seven Million US Dollars|
Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah is a Portuguese-American actress, professionally known as Daniela Ruah. She is best known for playing the role of NCIS special agent, Kensi Blye in the popular American series, NCIS: Los Angeles. Ruah has managed to stockpile an alluring net worth from her magnificent career in the Hollywood.
Net Worth as of 2018
Daniela Ruah was born on December 2, 1983, in Boston, Massachusetts as a descendant of a surgeon and an otologist. She started her acting career at the age of 16. She landed her first role in Portuguese soap opera, Jardins Proibidos (Forbidden Gardens).
Ruah moved to London at the age of 18 to attend London Metropolitan University, where she earned Bachelor of Arts. After graduation, she moved to Portugal to pursue a career in acting. She landed small roles in Portuguese television series and movies in her initial days. In 2006, Daniela participated and won the Portuguese version of Dancing with the Stars which was entitled as Danca Comigo.
A year late, Ruah moved to New York to enhance her acting skills and attended Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She landed the role of special agent, Kensi Blye, in the American series, NCIS: Los Angeles in 2009. Soon after the first season of the show aired on September 22, 2009, she captured a huge attention and appreciation for her brilliant performance.
After the massive success of the series, Ruah’s career skyrocketed with features in many television series and movies project. She made a guest appearance in the American police procedural series, Hawaii Five-O in 2011. Later, she went on to work in films like Red Tails and Portuguese version of Brave. In 2013, Ruah made her debut appearance in theatre play Proof at Hayworth Theatre in Los Angeles.
Besides her acting career, Ruah also co-hosted CBS’ Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercial in 2016. She is currently co-hosting Eurovision Song Contest 2018 held in Lisbon, Portugal. Ruah is also the part of 2018 Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercial alongside Boomer Esiason.
Although Ruah is yet to reveal her exact salary in public, it is obvious that she has earned a lucrative amount from her career. As of 2018, she has accumulated total net worth amount of $7 million.