Erica Fernandes Biography, Age, Birthday, Height, Affairs, Controversies

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Born (Date & Place)  7 May 1993

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Full Name Erica Jennifer Fernandes
Nicknames Erica
Height 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
Age  26 years
Popular Movies/TV Series “Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu” (2013), “Ninnindale” (2014), “Babloo Happy Hai” (2014), “Bugs” (2015), “Vizhithiru” (2017), “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi” (2016-17), “Kasautii Zindagii Kay” (2018 – present)
Debut Tamil film debut – Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu (2013)

Kannada film debut – Ninnindale (2014)

Hindi film debut – Babloo Happy Hai (2014)

Telugu film debut – Galipatam (2014)

Hindi TV debut – Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (2016)

Awards/Honors Asian Viewers Television Award for Female Actor Of The Year (2016), Lions Gold Award for Best Onscreen Jodi With Shaheer Sheikh (2017), Kalakar Award for Most Popular Actress (2019), Indian Telly Awards for Best Jodi Popular With Parth Samthaan (2019),  Gold Award for Best Actor Female Critics (2019), Gold Award for Style Diva (2019), Asian Viewers Television Award for Female Actor Of The Year (2019).
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Family Father – Ralph Fernandes, Mother – Lavina Fernandes, Elder Brother – Jermaine Fernandes


Born on 7 May 1993, Erica Fernandes is an Indian actress and model. She is best known for her role of Dr. Sonakshi Bose in “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi”. Her full name is Erica Jennifer Fernandes. She started her career as a model and has won the beauty crowns of “Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face 2011” and “Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra.” In 2012, she was ranked among the top 10 finalists of “Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2012.” In 2018, she was placed 15th in Biz Asia’s TV personality list.

Early Life & Family

Erica Fernandes was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India in a Konkani Mangalorean Catholic family. Her hometown is Mangalore, Karnataka, India and her mother tongue is Konkani. Her father’s name is Ralph Fernandes, former model, and interior designer. Lavina Fernandes is her mother, who worked with Air India and Bank of America. She has one elder brother named Jermaine Fernandes, who works at “Ernst and Young” in Mumbai.

Erica did her schooling from Holy Cross High School, Kurla, Mumbai. Later, she went to SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Sion, Mumbai for completing her B.A. Graduation. However, she discontinued her studies to pursue modeling. She was interested in dancing and acting since her childhood and got training from the Shiamak dance academy.


There were the rumors, Shaheer Sheikh and Erica Fernandes were dating each other. They met each other on the sets of “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi”. They used to share great chemistry with each other and their on-screen chemistry was so powerful that people speculated two of them dating each other. On asking about their relationship, no one accepted this and said they are just good friends. Later, their rift news came in the news as Erica unfollowed Shaheer on Instagram.

Reportedly, nowadays Erica is dating her current co-star Parth Samthaan. Both have spotted in public place spending their quality time. However, Erica denied from dating anyone currently.

Popular Movies/TV Series/Big boss


Erica Fernandes made her film debut with a Tamil movie “Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu ” in 2013 and later, she did work in Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi film and television serials. She worked in films such as “Ninnindale” (2014), “Babloo Happy Hai” (2014), “Virattu” (2014), “Galipatam” (2014), “Branch” (2014), “Bugs” (2015), “Vizhithiru” (2017)

She made her acting debut in Hindi Television show “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi” in 2016. Which helped her a lot in establishing her name in the small screen industry. After the success of her debut show, she worked in another big hit show “Kasautii Zindagii Kay”.

Controversies/Affairs/Why in News?

  • People admire watching Erica as a daughter in law’s avatar in the serial “Kasauti Zindagi Ki 2”. But she was badly trolled by her fans when she shared her pictures of the toned body in bikini. On her pic, she wrote a caption, If nobody hates you, it means you are doing something boring. After that pic, her Instagram comment section was filled with such hate comments. Not only her bikini pic was trolled but her another pic, when she was watching Kalank movies in the middle of her make-up session, was trolled. The reason behind this troll was that, how could she watch Kalank that too with a smile on her face
  • Erica is one of the stylish icons for her fans but sometimes her stylish dress made her embarrassed for her dressing gone wrong. She was caught couple of times facing oops moments due to a wardrobe malfunction. Recently at a television party, she was seen adjusting her saree’s pallu as it came off.

Interesting Facts

  • Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
  • Rober Downey Jr. is her favorite actor.
  • She is a pure non-vegetarian and her favorite dish is Srilankan Chicken Curry. She also likes to cook and specializes in bakery items.
  • She became an actress after winning the beauty crown.
  • She does not like rats.
  • She loves dogs a lot and she has around sixteen pet dogs.
  • Apart from acting, she is very creative, as she loves doing sketching and painting in her leisure time.
  • In 2017, she was ranked as the 4th most desirable woman on TV by The Times of India and in 2018, she just 1 place ahead as 3rd most desirable woman.
  • She has tattoos of Cross symbol on her right wrist and dog’s paw on her left wrist.
  • If not model and actress, she would have become a fashion or interior designer.
  • In 2019, she was placed 13th in Eastern Eye’s 50 Sexiest Asian Women of 2019 list.


Some of famous quotes of Erica Fernandes are:

  • Being in the public eye puts you in a fix, and people are always wanting to know what you are up to.
  • I am never up for rain sequences because nothing can beat the excitement and thrill of natural rain.
  • I feel adventure associations in our country can be the best but somehow are lazy about getting their act together.

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