Daniela Ruah net worth: Daniela Ruah is a Portuguese American celebrity who has a net worth of $7 million. Ruah was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Portuguese citizens. When Ruah was five years of age, her father completed his residency in otolaryngology in the Boston University-Tufts University program and the family returned to Portugal. Her first acting role came at the age of 16 when she auditioned for the soap opera, Jardins Proibidos and was given the part of Sara. Ruah kept working on projects while she completed high school and at the age of 18 moved to London to study at the London Metropolitan University where she earned a First in Performing Arts. Upon graduating, she returned to Portugal to pursue her acting career. Soon after launching her career, she was the winning contestant of the celebrity dance competition Danca Comigo and got primary characters in various short films, television series, and theater productions. In 2007, she moved to ny to study at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute. In 2009, she started her work on NCIS: Los Angeles and has been working on the show ever since. Ruah is engaged to David Paul Olsen along with the couple is expecting their first kid in 2014; she maintained her work on NCIS: Los Angeles throughout her pregnancy.
December 2, 1983
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
English-meduim schoo, St. Julian School in Carcavelos, London Metropolitan University, New York City's Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
David Paul Olsen (m. 2014)
River Isaac Ruah Olsen
Caterina Azancot Korn, Moises Carlos Bentes Ruah
Portuguese Golden Globe award for Newcomer of the Year, TV Action Icon Award 2011 of Celebrity & Stuntwomen's Awards
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 30, a son named River Isaac Ruah Olsen on December 30, 2013. Child's father is her fiancé (now husband), David Paul Olsen.
(June 19, 2014) Married her boyfriend of 4 years and father of her 5-month-old son, River, David Paul Olsen.
Has nevus of Ota in her right eye.
Daniela's paternal grandparents, Samuel Allenby Bentes Ruah and Esther Buzaglo Bensusan, were both Sephardi Jews (their families lived in Portugal and Gibraltar). Daniela's maternal grandfather, Max Joachim Korn, was an Ashkenazi Jew (born in Wroclaw, Poland). Daniela's maternal grandmother, Vera Jacob Muginstein Azancot, was of Sephardi Jewish and Spanish descent on her own father's side, and of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on her own mother's side (Daniela's matrilineal great-grandmother, Simy Sophie Muginstein, was from Odessa, in the Russian Empire).
Has a distinguishable birthmark in her right eye; her other eye is hazel.
[on being a Portuguese Jew] There's I'd say between four- and five-hundred [Portuguese Jews]. Not a lot out of 10½ million to 11 million people. My family is probably the biggest family there. But coming from a small community makes you want to follow the traditions of your family much more.