Olga Kurylenko is a Ukrainian-born France-based actress and model. She was discovered as a model in Moscow at the age of 13. She moved to Paris to pursue a modelling career at the age of 16 and started her acting career in 2005. She found success as an actress for her role as Nika Boronina in the movie adaptation of the video game  Hitman and then rose to fame by playing Bond girl Camille Montes in the 22nd James Bond film, Quantum of Solace.

Birth Name

Olga Kostyantynivna Kurylenko

Nickname

Ольга Куриленко, Куриленко Ольга Константиновна

Profession

Model, Actress

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Olga Kurylenko was born on November 14, 1979 in Berdyansk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union.

Age

She is currently 39 years old.

Residence

London, England

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Nationality

France

Ethnicity

White

Olga is of Russian and Belarusian descent on her mother’s side and has Ukrainian ancestry on her father’s side.

Religion

Agnostic

Education

Her educational background is not known.

Family Details

  • Father – Konstantyn Kurylenko
  • Mother – Maryna Alyabusheva (Art teacher and professor)
  • Siblings – None

Manager

Olga is signed to these modeling agencies –

  • Time models – Zurich
  • Fashion Model Management – Milan
  • Mikas – Stockholm
  • View Management – Spain
  • Women Management – Paris
  • Next Model Management – London
  • IMG Models – Paris

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Olga Kurylenko dated –

  • Cedric Van Mol (2000-2004) – In 2000, Olga married French fashion photographer  Cedric van Mol. Their happy married life went for four years. This relationship saw an end in 2004.
  • Damian Gabrielle (2006-2007) – In 2006, she married American mobile phone accessory entrepreneur Damian Gabrielle. But, this relationship also saw an end in late 2007.

  • Danny Huston (2012-Present) – She met American actor Danny Huston in January 2012 while filming TV series Magic City and started dating. They are currently seeing each other.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 9½ inches
  • In centimeters – 176 cm
  • In meters – 1.76 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-23-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Best Known For

Playing the blond girl Camille Montes in the 2008 film Quantum of Solace.

Film Debut

Kurylenko appeared in 2005 French film L’Annulaire for her role as Iris. She received “Certificate of Excellence – Best Actress” award for the film.

Fashion Show Debut

Olga debuted with Ready to Wear – Spring / Summer 1997 fashion show where she modeled for Lolita Lempicka.

Television Debut

In 2001, Olga appeared in a single episode of television series Largo Winch for her role as Carole.

Brand Endorsements

Olga has advertised for numerous fashion houses and brands such as Bebe, Bisou Bisou, Campari, Clarins, Evelyn lingerie, Harvey Nichols, Helena Rubinstein, J J Garella, Just Cavalli, Kenzo ‘Amour’ Fragrance, La City, Lejaby lingerie, Sisley, United Colors of Benetton, Van Cleef & Arpels, Victoria’s Secret, Wolford, Yamamay, Yves Rocher.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardsCategoryRecipientOutcome
2005Brooklyn international film festivalBest actressL’AnnulaireWon
2008Saturn AwardBest Supporting ActressQuantum of SolaceNominated
2009Empire AwardsBest ActressNominated
2012Boston Society of Film Critics AwardBest CastSeven PsychopathsWon
2012San Diego Film Critics Society AwardBest Performance by an EnsembleNominated

Olga Kurylenko Favorite

  • Favorite Writer – Astrid Lindgren
  • Favorite Color – Red

Olga Kurylenko Net Worth

Olga Kurylenko’s net worth has accumulated to approximately $18 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Olga Kurylenko

  • She was raised primarily by her mother as her parents divorced when she was three years old.
  • Olga was discovered at 13 when she was vacationing in Moscow, Russia.
  • Olga is a Bond girl as she starred in the 22nd James Bond film Quantum of Solace.
  • She obtained French citizenship in 2001.
  • As a child, she was poor and sometimes couldn’t afford food to eat.
  • In 2009, Olga relocated to London, England.
  • She can play the piano.
  • Olga likes to watch old movies. She is also trained as a dancer.
  • Kurylenko has lived in many places and so is fluent in English, French and Russian.
  • She travels most of the time and goes to London (her residence) to change her suitcase.
  • Olga’s career kick-started at the age of 16 when she moved to Paris.
  • In 1998, she features in the music video of French-Algerian Raï style singer Faudel  called “Tellement Je T’aime”.
  • In 2007, she starred in Hitman alongside Timothy Olyphant. She had a minor role in Max Payne as Natasha.
  • In 2014, Kurylenko starred in the historical drama film The Water Diviner alongside  Russell Crowe, Jacqueline McKenzie and Jai Courtney. She also played the headmistress in Vampire Academy.
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