Ileana D’Cruz Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Ileana D'Cruz

Ileana D’Cruz is a well-known Indian actress who appeared in numerous commercially hit films like Devadasu (2006), Pokiri (2006), Kick (2009), Barfi! (2012), etc. Check out Ileana D’Cruz Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Husband, Biography, Facts & More.

Ileana D'Cruz


Ileana was born on 1 November 1987 in Mahim, Mumbai, India. Her family members and friends call him by her nickname Illu. When she was ten years old, her family shifted from Mahim, Mumbai to Parra, Goa. On the suggestion of her mother’s then-manager, she joined the modelling. The Indian producer Rakesh Roshan first saw her talent in an advertisement and helped to take her first major role. She achieved success in a very short duration of time because of her hard work. She was also the first Indian actress who was given the remuneration of one crore in South Indian film industry. This was the highest remuneration at that time given to a female lead.

Physical Appearance

She is known for her beautiful and stunning looks and is approximately 5′ 5″ tall. She weighs around 55 kg. Ileana has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Ileana D'Cruz


She belongs to a Goan Catholic Christian family.

Parents & Siblings

Her father Ronaldo D’Cruz is a mechanical draftsman and her mother Samira D’Cruz is a designer. She has two sisters; one is elder named Farrah D’Cruz, and the other is younger named Eileen D’Cruz. She has a brother named Rhys D’Cruz.

Ileana D'Cruz with her mother Samira D'Cruz

Ileana D’Cruz with her mother, Samira D’Cruz

Ileana D'Cruz with her sisters Farrah D'Cruz (Left) and Eileen D'Cruz (Right)

Ileana D’Cruz with her sisters Farrah D’Cruz (Left) and Eileen D’Cruz (Right)

Husband & Children

She got married to her boyfriend Michael Dolan on 13 May 2023. [1]Hindustan Times

Ileana D'Cruz with Michael Dolan

Ileana D’Cruz with Michael Dolan

On 18 April 2023, she shared two black & white photographs on Instagram, announcing her pregnancy. [2]Ileana D’Cruz – Instagram On 1 August 2023, she gave birth to a baby boy, Koa Phoenix Dolan.


After dating Australian photographer Andrew Kneebone for several years, she broke up with him in August 2019.

Ileana D'Cruz with Andrew Kneebone

Ileana D’Cruz with Andrew Kneebone

Later, she, reportedly, started dating Katrina Kaif‘s brother Sebastien Laurent Michel, who is a London-based model. [3]The Free Press Journal

Ileana D'Cruz accompanied Sebastian Laurent Michel and other close friends and family members of Katrina and Vicky Kaushal to Maldives

Ileana D’Cruz accompanied Sebastien Laurent Michel and other close friends and family members of Katrina and Vicky Kaushal to the Maldives

In July 2023, she took to Instagram Stories to share snapshots of her boyfriend, Michael Dolan, taken during their date night. Accompanying the photos was a heart emoji, expressing her affection and fondness for the special evening they had together.

Ileana D’Cruz shared pictures of her boyfriend from their date night on Instagram in July 2023

Ileana D’Cruz shared pictures of her boyfriend from their date night on Instagram in July 2023


She did her schooling at St.Xaviers Higher Secondary School, Mapusa, Goa and did her graduation from the University of Mumbai, Mumbai. When she was 16 years old, she started doing modelling, and according to her, her first portfolio which was created by Marc Robinson was a disaster. After that, she walked the ramps for several popular fashion designers. She later did several TV commercial advertisements like Fair & Lovely, Emami Talc, Electrolux, etc.

Ileana D'Cruz modelling

In 2005, she joined the Aruna Bikshu Acting School in Hyderabad, Telangana to nourish her acting skills. In 2006, she made her film debut by playing the lead role of Bhanumati in the Telugu film Devadasu. The film was commercially successful and grossed over 140 million. She received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South. Her next Telugu film Pokiri in which she played the lead role of Shruti became the highest-grossing Telugu film.

In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut with the director Anurag Basu’s film Barfi! as Shruti Ghosh Sengupta. She received various awards for her performance in that film like ETC Bollywood Business Award for Most Profitable Debut (Female), Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Female, Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut, Star Guild Award for Best Female Debut, and Times of India Film Awards for Best Female Debut and Best Supporting Actress. In 2017, she appeared in Atif Aslam’s music video Pehli Dafa.


  • Ileana once gave a bold comment on sex that “Sex is a major relaxation to my body. It keeps me young, and I don’t mind to talk about that in public” which created controversy.
  • In 2012, the film producer Mohan Natarajan filed a complaint against her not to return the 40 lakhs (INR) advance that she took from him.


  • Ileana appeared on the cover of popular magazines like Verve, Man’s World, etc.Ileana D'Cruz on cover of Verve magazine
  • Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan are her favourite actors and KajolKatrina KaifDeepika Padukone, and Salma Hayek are her favourite actresses.
  • She loves to read during her free time, and her favourite author is Sidney Sheldon.
  • Ileana likes to spend her free time in Maldives and Fraser Island in Australia.
  • Her favourite colours are white, green and black.
  • She is a fitness freak.
  • Ileana is a mint addict and always carries mints with her.

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