If you’ve been following the ABC-aired crime procedural drama series, Deception, then you must be fond of, or perhaps, be a fan of Ilfenesh Hadera, who featured in the series as Kay Daniels – the hard-working FBI special agent. This TV show is just one of the many series this beautiful American actress has been a part of. You may have seen her in other series like The Billions, She’s Gotta Have It and Show Me A Hero, among many others but she is best known for her role in the hit movie, Baywatch, where she portrayed the character of Stephanie Holden. Obviously, her role in films and TV series play a part in her rise to prominence. Let’s find out more about the American actress.
Ilfenesh Hadera – Bio (Age & Ethnicity)
Born on December 1, 1985, in the New York City of the United States of America, Hadera is of European-American ancestry but she holds an American nationality. She studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts, New York, USA. Her passion for acting pushed her into furthering her at Harlem School Of Arts.
Ilfenesh Hadera began her acting career proper in 2010 with small roles in movies like 1/20. Before joining the entertainment industry, Hadera worked as a waitress and a member of the African Services Committee which aimed at improving the lives of poor African citizens. Hadera also enrolled in a DJ school with the thought that it would be her plan-B career should her acting career fail. Unfortunately, she was not as good in DJing as she is as an actress.
Making a successful landing in the entertainment industry wasn’t so much of an issue for young Hadera who already gathered all the acting training she needed. She appeared in the 2011 film, Da Brick which focused loosely on Mike Tyson‘s upbringing. It was followed by her appearance in the neo-noir action thriller film, Oldboy, and in the crime thriller TV series, The Blacklist, which premiered on September 23, 2013. In 2015, she played a role in the popular musical drama film Chi-Raq. She also had a role in the miniseries, Show Me a Hero and in the action drama series, Chicago Fire. Other films and TV series she took part in include The Punisher, She’s Gotta Have It, Baywatch and, of course, the TV drama series, Billions.
Ilfenesh Hadera has not only earned fame but the financial balance to go with it. The American actress earned lofty salaries from her appearances in films like Baywatch which gathered up to $177.9 million with a production budget of $69 million.
Her Parents and Family Life
Ilfenesh Hadera is the daughter to Asfaha Hadera, an Ethiopian refugee and founder of the African Services Committee, where she a member. Her mother, Kim Nicholas belongs to the European-American ancestry. Hadera on her own belongs to Ethiopian European ethnicity. Her family seems to be committed to charity and public advocacy. Information about other members of her family cannot be reached.
The Hollywood actress Ilfenesh Hadera is not yet married but she is engaged to her boyfriend, Alexander Soroken who is neither in the entertainment business like her nor a celebrity. Soroken is a bartender at the La Esquina bar located in New York City. The couple is known for sharing pictures of themselves on social media. They have been engaged since 2016 but are yet to announce any plan to officially become husband and Wife.
Although there is no record of her past relationships, the beautiful actress seems to have a clean slate which is probably why she is not involved in any rumour or controversy. Ilfenesh Hadera has strong followership on various social media platforms. The African-American actress is mostly active on Twitter and Instagram where she has over 7.1k and 199k followers respectively.
Height, Weight, Other Measurements
Ilfenesh Hadera is one of the beautiful actresses in Hollywood with a good height and outstanding body measurements. The actress is 5 feet 11 inches tall with a body weight of 64kg. The size of her bust, waist and hips is 36-27-38 inches. To compliment her good looks, shape and height is her dark hair and black eyes. Hadera’s shoe size is 9 (US) and the size of her dress is 8 (US).
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