Erica Fernandes is an Indian model and TV actress who has been part of several fiction shows. She got recognition in the Indian entertainment industry from Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi and Kasauti Zindagi Kay. In addition to the daily soaps, Fernandes has been featured in several Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada movies.
Erica Fernandes Wiki/Biography
Born on 7th May 1993, Erica is 27 years old as of 2020. She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Erica was raised in a catholic family.
Erica Fernandes Childhood Photo
Erica Jennifer Fernandes
Date of Birth
7th May 1993
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Model and Actress
Holy Cross High School, Kurla, Mumbai
College / University
SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce & St. Andrews College, Mumbai
She attended Holy Cross High School, Kurla in Mumbai for primary education. Later, she enrolled in SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce. She has also studied at St. Andrews College, Mumbai. She completed her graduation in arts. Her qualifications are Bachelors of Arts.
Erica wanted to be an actor since her childhood. She was interested in the film industry from a very young age. She loved dancing and attended Shiamak Dance Academy.
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Erica is the daughter of Ralph Fernandes and Lavina Fernandes. Her father is a former model. He has also worked as an Interior designer. Currently, he is the chief manager of Erica Fernandes. Erica’s mother has worked in AirIndia and Bank of America.
Erica Fernandes Father
Erica Fernandes Mother
Erica has an elder brother named “Jermaine Fernandes”. He currently works at Ernst and Young.
Erica Fernandes Brother
Erica is single and unmarried. However, the Kasauti Zindagi Kay actress has been linked with Shaheer Sheikh and Parth Samthaan (her costars). Erica never confirmed the rumors. Even though she was spotted hanging out with Samthaan after shooting, she clarified that the duo were only friends.
Shaheer Sheikh and Parth Samthaan
Erica Fernandes has participated in many fashion and beauty pageants. She looks gorgeous. Her height is 165 cm and she weighs 50 kg. Her figure measurements are 32-25-32. Her eye and hair colors are black.
Fernandes started off her career as a model by participating in beauty pageants. She started modeling in 2010 and appeared in Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra in 2011. Erica got her first acting opportunity in Virattu/Dega that features Sujiv. Sasi, the film director, saw the photos of Fernandes and offered her the role of a software engineer in the movie. However, her first project that hit the screens was Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu.
Erica made her debut in the Kannada films with “Ninnindale” where she was featured opposite Puneeth Rajkumar. Later, she made her debut in the Bollywood film fraternity with the movie “Babloo Happy Hai”. Virattu was released in 2014. Fernandes starred in Galipattam, her first Telugu film. The movie did a fair job at the box office. Erica’s performance was appreciated by the critics.
In 2017, another film featuring Erica named “Vizhithiru” hit the screens. Fernandes got her breakthrough role in Indian television with the serial “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi” where she was featured alongside Saheer Sheikh. Erica played the role of Dr. Sonakshi Bose. She gained recognition after her wonderful performance and acting skills in the serial. She even went on to earn the Best Onscreen Jodi and Female Actor of the Year award.
Erica is recently working on Kasauti Zindagi Kay, which is the sequel to Kasauti Zindagi Kay part 1). She is paired with Parth Samthaan. Erica has won the Best Onscreen Jodi and Most Popular Actress award for Kasauti Zindagi Kay. She is seen playing the role of Prerna, an independent and bold girl who falls in love with Anurag Basu, the son of a popular businessman. In addition to acting, Fernandes runs her YouTube channel. She teaches some basic tips for staying healthy, eating the right food, and applying makeup.
Erica had been trolled many times on social media. From sharing a picture of her in a bikini to watching Kalank film, people have trolled her for a lot of reasons.
Facts and Information
Erica’s favorite sports is sky diving.
She likes to watch the movies of Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Robert Dawney Jr, and Kangana Ranaut.
Erica loves to cook. She can also bake cupcakes.
She is scared of rats.
She has won many beauty pageants.
Erica is a dog lover. She owns 16 dogs.
When asked what animal she would like to pet other than a dog, she told that she would pet a chimpanzee or a monkey.
Erica likes to keep herself busy with her hobbies and skills
She can cook, paint, and stitch
She told in an interview that many of her characteristics match with Sana, her on-screen character.
She has a weird habit of bringing a large amount of food home, even though she eats very less. She ends up wasting the food.