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. In 2010, Fernandes has taken part in pageants like Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011 amongst other titles. She has acted in many films in South including Ninnindale and Galipatam. Erica is also known for her portrayal of Prerna Sharma.
Erica Jennifer Fernandes
Birthday / Date of Birth
Erica Fernandes was born on May 7, 1993, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
She is currently 29 years old.
Konkani Mangalorean Catholic (Christianity)
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.
- 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)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Erica Fernandes has dated –
- Shaheer Sheikh (Rumoured)– Erica 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.
- In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 50 kg
- In Pounds – 110 lbs
- Measurements – 32-25-32
- Bust – 32 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 32 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 5 (US).
Fernandes got her breakthrough with her television debut, portraying Dr. Sonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi. She has acted in many films in South including Ninnindale and Galipatam. Erica is also known for her portrayal of Prerna Sharma.
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.
In 2016, Erica 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).
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
Fernandes has a estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2022. 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
- Facebook – Erica Fernandes
- Instagram – iam_ejf
- Twitter – Erica Fernandes
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.
- In 2010, she won Bombay Times Miss Fresh Face, 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.
- In 2012, she was among the top 10 finalists of “Pantaloons Femina Miss India.
- She gave audition for the lead role in S. J. Surya’s Isai but was not roped in for the project.
- Erica 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, Erica 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.
- In 2017, Fernandes was ranked fourth in The Times of India‘s Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List.
- In 2018, she was also listed third in The Times of India‘s Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List.
- In 2019, Fernandes was placed 13th in Eastern Eye‘s 50 Sexiest Asian Women List and fourth in The Times of India‘s Most Desirable Women On Television List.
- In 2020, Erica was ranked first in The Times Most Desirable Women on TV.
- In 2021, Fernandes reprised her role of Dr. Sonakshi Bose opposite Shaheer Sheikh in the third season of Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi: Nayi Kahaani.