Erica Fernandes Wiki, Age, Family, Birthday, Boyfriend, Biography & Facts

Erica Fernandes

Erica Fernandes aka Erica Jennifer Fernandes is an Indian actress who is popularly known for her role of Dr. Sonakshi Bose in TV serial, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (2016-2017) and Prerna Sharma in TV serial, Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2018-2019).

Family:

She belongs to a Konkani Mangalorean Catholic family and was born on 7 May 1993 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. She grew up in Kurla, Maharashtra, India. Her father, Ralph Fernandes is a former model & Interior Designer and her mother, Lavina Fernandes used to work with Air India and Bank of America. She has an elder brother, Jermaine Fernandes who works at a multinational company, Ernst & Young in Mumbai.

Erica Fernandes with her family
Erica Fernandes with her family

Boyfriend:

There was a rumoured that she is dating actor, Shaheer Sheikh.

Erica Fernandes with Shaheer Sheikh
Erica Fernandes with Shaheer Sheikh

Education:

Erica did her schooling from Holy Cross High School in Kurla, Maharashtra and a pre-degree course from SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Sion, Mumbai. She also went to St. Andrew’s College in Mumbai for her graduation in Arts but dropped out the college to pursue her career in modelling.

Career:

She started her career as a model in 2010 and has won several titles:

  • Clean & Clear Bombay Times Fresh Face 2010

    Erica Fernandes won 'Clean & Clear Bombay Times Fresh Face 2010' title
    Erica Fernandes won ‘Clean & Clear Bombay Times Fresh Face 2010’ title
  • Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face 2011

    Erica Fernandes won 'Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face 2011' title
    Erica Fernandes won ‘Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face 2011’ title
  • Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011

    Erica Fernandes won 'Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011' title
    Erica Fernandes won ‘Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011’ title

She was also the part of the Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2012 where she was one of the top 10 finalists.

Erica Fernandes made her acting debut in 2013 by playing the role of Manjari in the Tamil film, Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu. After that, she has worked in various other language films like Ninnindale (Kannada, 2014), Babloo Happy Hai (Hindi, 2014), Virattu (Tamil, 2014), Galipatam (Telugu, 2014), Dega (Telugu, 2014), Buguri (Kannada, 2015), and Vizhithiru (Tamil, 2017).

Erica Fernandes in Tamil film, Vizhithiru (2017)
Erica Fernandes in Tamil film, Vizhithiru (2017)

In 2016, she made her television debut with the Sony TV’s serial, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, in which she played the role of Dr. Sonakshi Bose. This role earned her huge popularity. In 2018, she got selected for another popular Star Plus’ TV serial, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, in which she played the role of Prerna Sharma.

Erica Fernandes as Dr. Sonakshi Bose in TV serial, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi
Erica Fernandes as Dr. Sonakshi Bose in TV serial, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi

Awards:

2016:

Asian Viewers Television Award for Female Actor Of The Year for the TV serial, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi

2017:

Lions Gold Award for Best Onscreen Jodi (with Shaheer Sheikh) for the TV serial, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi

2019:

Indian Telly Award for Best Jodi Popular (with Parth Samthaan) for the TV serial, Kasautii Zindagii Kay

Interesting Facts:

  • Erica Fernandes is a trained dancer and has received training in dance from Shiamak Dance Academy.
  • In 2018, she ranked 15 on the list of TV Personality by Biz Asia.
  • She is an avid dog lover.

    Erica Fernandes with her dog
    Erica Fernandes with her dog

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