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. Erica was born on born 7 May 1993. She has become a household name as she plays the popular role of Prerna in daily soap titled Kasautii Zindagii Kay. she is one of the highest-paid television stars in the Indian Television Industry.
|Full Name||Erica Jennifer Fernandes|
|Famous For||Sonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi|
|Debut Movie||Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu (2013)|
|Debut Tv(Actress)||Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (2016)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||centimeters– 165
feet inches– 5 feet 5 Inches
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms-50 Kg|
|Date of Birth||7 May 1993|
|Birth Palace||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Age||28 Years (As In 2021)|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharastra, India|
|Star Sign/Zodiac Sign||Taurus|
|Hometown||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Educational & Qualification|
|School||Holy Cross High School, Kurla, Mumbai|
|College/University|| SIES College of Arts, Science and
Commerce, Sion, Mumbai
St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai (dropped)
|Relationships & More|
|Siblings|| Sister– None
Brother– Jermaine Fernandes
|Favourite Actor||Robert Downey Jr|
|Favourite Actress||Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut|
|Net worth||7-8 Crore Indian Rupees (Approx, in 2021)|
|car Collection||BMW 5 Series|
Erica Fernandes Career
Fernandes has taken part in pageants like Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011. She was selected to play the lead role in the bilingual Virattu/Dega, with co-actor Sujiv, son of the director Kumar. Erica got offers from Telugu, Kannada and Hindi film and television industries.
Fernandes made her debut movie with Tamil Film Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu (2013). She featured in films such as Ninnindale(2014) Babloo Happy Hai(2014) Virattu(2014) Galipatam(2014) Dega(2014) Buguri(2015) Vizhithiru(2017).
Erica made her television debut with Sony TV’s Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi where she portrayed the character of Dr Sonakshi Bose opposite Shaheer Sheikh. For Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi. Fernandes won the Asian Viewers Television Award for Female Actor Of The Year and the Lions Gold Award for Best Onscreen Jodi. She has become a household name as she plays the popular role of Prerna in daily soap titled Kasautii Zindagii Kay.
Erica Fernandes Family, Husband/Boyfriend
Erica’s father name is Ralph Fernandes and her mother name is Lavina Fernandes. Fernandes birthday is 7 May 1993 and Erica belongs to Konkani Mangalorean Catholic. Her brother name is Jermaine Fernandes.
When Erica Fernandes and Shaheer Shaikh were doing Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi, it was rumoured that Erica and Shaheer were dating. However, it all died off later.
Erica Fernandes Education
She did her schooling from Holy Cross High School, Kurla and completed her pre-degree course from SIES College, Sion. She had enrolled for a BA degree from St Andrew’s College, Bandra. Later she discontinued her studies to pursue a career in modelling.
Some lesser Known Fact about Erica Fernandes
- Erica Fernandes was among the top 10 finalists of Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2012.
- she started shooting for her other films, her debut was Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu because of delay in other film’s release.
- She won the Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra in 2014
- Fernandes is a passionate dog lover and even celebrates her dog’s (named “Champ”) birthday.
- She loves to devour junk food.
- In 2017, she was ranked 4th in Times of India‘s Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List.
- In 2018, she was ranked 3th in Times of India‘s Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List.
- In 2019, she was ranked 4th in Times of India‘s Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List and ranked 13th in Eastern Eye‘s 50 Sexiest Asian Women of 2019 List.
- In 2020, she was ranked 1st in Times of India‘s Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List.