Erica Fernandes is an Indian actress and model known for her portrayal of Dr. Sonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi and Prerna Sharma in Kasautii Zindagii Kay. Since 2010, Fernandes has taken part in pageants like Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011 amongst other titles.

Birth Name

Erica Jennifer Fernandes

Nickname

Erica

Profession

Actress, Model

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Erica Fernandes was born on May 7, 1993, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Age

She is currently 25 years old.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Ethnicity

Indian

Religion

Konkani Mangalorean Catholic (Christianity)

Education

Erica attended Holy Cross High School in Kurla. She, then joined SIES College in Sion from where she completed her pre-degree course. She got herself enrolled at St Andrew’s College in Bandra but she dropped out in her freshman year, in order to pursue a career in modeling.

Family Details

  • Father – Ralph Fernandes (Former Model and Interior Designer, works as a “Chief Manager” of Erica Fernandes)

  • Mother – Lavina Fernandes (worked with Air India & Bank of America)
  • Siblings – Jermaine Fernandes (Elder, works at “Ernst & Young” in Mumbai)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Erica Fernandes has dated –

  • Shaheer Sheikh (Rumoured)– Erica Fernandes is allegedly dating his onscreen pair, Shaheer Sheikh. They both met on the sets of Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi and became close to each other. Their bonding and chemistry on the screen are so appealing that their fans want them to hold their hand tight in real life too. There have been a lot of speculations about their relationships because neither of them confirmed nor denied it.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 50 kg
  • In Pounds – 110 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 32-25-32
  • Bust – 32 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 32 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 3 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing the female protagonist in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi.

Film Debut

In 2013, Erica made her theatrical film debut in Tamil with Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu, where she played a role of a software engineer, Manjari, alongside Bharath.

Television Debut

In 2016, she appeared in the popular romantic television series, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, in which she played Dr. Sonakshi Bose, the female protagonist. Her role in the series earned her many awards such as Asian Viewer’s Television Awards for Best Actress Of The Year (2016) and India News Awards and Lions Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi (which she shared with Shaheer Sheikh).

Brand Endorsements

Erica Fernandes has not done endorsement work for any brand.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryShowResult
2016Gold AwardsBest Onscreen Jodi(With Shaheer Sheikh)Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise BhiNominated
Best Debut FemaleNominated
Asian Viewers Television AwardsFemale Actor Of The YearWon
2017Lions Gold AwardsBest Onscreen Jodi(With Shaheer Sheikh)Won
2018Asian Viewers Television AwardsFemale Actor Of The YearNominated
2019Kalakar AwardsMost Popular ActressKasautii Zindagii KayWon
Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress In Lead Role (Popular)Nominated
Best Jodi Popular(With Parth Samthaan)Won
Gold AwardsBest Actor (Female)TBA
Best Onscreen Jodi(With Parth Samthaan)TBA

Erica Fernandes Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Robert  Downey Jr.
  • Favorite Actress – Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut
  • Favorite Animal – Dog
  • Favorite Subject – History, Psychology
  • Favorite Adventure Sport – Sky Diving
  • Favorite Food – Mee Kari, Laksa, Pizza

Erica Fernandes Net worth

Erica Fernandes has a estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2019. She makes big from her television and film appearances, enough to buy a BMW 5 Series on her own. She lives in a luxury apartment in the posh area of Mumbai.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Erica Fernandes

  • Erica wanted to set her footprint in showbiz since her childhood as her father himself a model and of course, she spent her days with people from film surroundings.
  • She won Bombay Times Miss Fresh Face 2010, Pantaloons Miss Fresh Face 2011, Pantaloons Femina Miss India Maharashtra 2011 beauty titles.
  • She loved dancing and got trained in her childhood from Shiamak dance Academy.
  • She was among the top 10 finalists of “Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2012.
  • She gave audition for the lead role in S. J. Surya’s Isai but was not roped in for the project.
  • She first signed in the Telugu bilingual Virattu / Dega, however, due to delays incurred with the film, Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu became her first release.
  • In 2016, she became a household sensation with her appearance in the daily soap- Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi.
  • In 2016, she was among the celebrity contestants in the sports reality television show Box Cricket League.
  • In 2017, she appeared in the Tamil film, Vizhithiru alongside an ensemble cast including Krishna, Venkat Prabhu and Sara Arjun.
  • In 2017, she was ranked as the 4th most desirable woman on TV in a list featured by The Times of India.
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