Daniela Ruah is a Portuguese-American actress is most known for her role as Kensi Blye on NCIS: Los Angeles. Ruah was born to Portuguese parents in Boston, Massachusetts. As of 2021, Daniela Ruah has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
|Full Name:||Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah|
|Age:||37 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 2, 1983|
|Birth Place:||Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 10 inches|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||David Paul Olsen|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||River Isaac Ruah and Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen|
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
Daniela Ruah Early Life & Education from Portugal
Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Caterina Korn Broder, her mother, is an otologist, and her father is an ENT surgeon. Eric Christian Olsen is her only brother-in-law. Ruah is the son of a Jewish household. Ruah came to Portugal when he was five years old. She attended St Julian’s School. She began acting in telenovelas when she was sixteen years old. She also won a dancing competition on Portuguese television.
She moved to London when she was 18 years old. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from London Metropolitan University. She returned to Portugal after college to pursue her acting career. She traveled to New York City in 2007 to study acting at the “Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.”
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Daniela Ruah Net Worth & Career in TV
Daniela Ruah made her acting debut in the Portuguese daytime drama Jardins Proibidos in 2000, playing the role Sara. Ruah then starred in the 2001 television film Querida Me. Following that, she portrayed Constança Valadas in the daytime drama Filha do Mar.
Ruah made her American acting debut in 2008, when she acted in the short film Blind Confession. The next year, she appeared on the daytime soap Guiding Light as GiGi. Ruah has played the primary role Kensi Blye on NCIS: Los Angeles since the first episode aired in 2009.
Daniela Ruah, a Portuguese-American actress, has been performing since she was sixteen, when she first featured on telenovelas in Portugal (via Esquire). However, she is perhaps best known for her regular television role on “NCIS: Los Angeles,” a 2009 West Coast-focused offshoot of CBS’ “NCIS” program.
Ruah has played Kensi Blye, a messy but talented Junior Agent who excels in covert operations, in approximately 300 episodes and 12 seasons of the show. The character faces tremendous challenges, including horrible injuries as a result of following a terrorist in Season 8, yet the agent’s inner strength always helps her recover. Blye eventually falls in love with her coworker Marty Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen) and marries him at the conclusion of Season 10.
Daniela Ruah Personal Life Owed to NCIS: LA
Daniela Ruah is happily married to David Paul Olsen, her prince charming. The couple apparently started dating in 2010 and got engaged in 2013. Even before their marriage, they became parents for the first time when River Issac Ruah Olsen was born on December 30, 2013.
On June 17, 2014, the pair married in the Portuguese town of Cascais. David is a Lutheran, and Daniela is Jewish, therefore the wedding was interfaith. David Paul Olsen, Daniela Ruah’s spouse, is a former US Navy seal and stuntman. Interestingly, Daniela and David originally met on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles, when David’s brother, Eric Christian Olsen, was working as a stunt double for his brother.
Daniela Ruah Net Worth
Daniela Ruah has significant income from her time in acting, especially in NCIS: Los Angeles. As of 2021, Daniela Ruah has an estimated net worth of $5 million.