Erica Fernandes Age Boyfriend Husband Family Biography

Erica Jennifer Fernandes (born 7 May 1993) is an Indian actress and model, who works in Indian television. She has also featured in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Kannada films. She got her breakthrough with her television debut, portraying Dr. Sonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi. Erica has also acted in many films in South including Ninnindale and Galipatam. Erica is also known for her portrayal of Prerna Sharma in Kasautii Zindagii Kay.

Early life

Erica Jennifer Fernandes was born on 7 May 1993 in Mangalore to Ralph Fernandes and Lavina Fernandes, in a Konkani Mangalorean Catholic family and later shifted to Mumbai. She did her schooling from Holy Cross High School, Kurla and completed her Pre-Degree Course from Sies College Of Arts, Science & Commerce, 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.

Personal life

Erica Fernandes is very private about her personal life and does not share much about it with the public. However, it is known that she is single and has never been married. She has been linked with a few people in the past, including her co-stars Shaheer Sheikh and Harshad Chopda, but she has always denied being in a relationship.

In a recent interview, Erica said that she is not looking for love right now and that she is focused on her career. She also said that she is happy with her life the way it is.

Erica is very close to her family, especially her parents and her older brother. She often shares pictures and videos of them on her social media accounts. She is also a dog lover and has a pet dog named Coco.

Erica is also a very active person. She loves to travel, go hiking, and do yoga. She is also a passionate reader and enjoys reading books on a variety of topics.

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Overall, Erica Fernandes is a very private person who does not share much about her personal life with the public. However, it is known that she is single and has never been married. She is also very close to her family and loves to travel, hike, and do yoga.

Erica Fernandes Age Boyfriend Husband Family Biography

Full NameErica Jennifer Fernandes
ProfessionModel, Actress
Famous RoleSonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 165 cm

in meters– 1.65 m

in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 50 kg

in pounds– 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-25-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 May 1993
Age (as in 2023)30 Years
BirthplaceMangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownMangalore, Karnataka, India
SchoolHoly Cross High School, Kurla, Mumbai
College(s)/UniversitySIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Sion, Mumbai

St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai (dropped)
Educational QualificationB. A.
DebutFilm (Tamil): Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu (2013)

Film (Kannada): Ninnindale (2014)

Film (Hindi): Babloo Happy Hai (2014)

Film (Telugu): Galipatam (2014)

TV: Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (2016)
ReligionKonkani Mangalorean Catholic (Christianity)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesCooking, Doing Adventures, Painting, Playing Keyboard, Designing Clothes
Awards2016: Asian Viewer’s Television Awards for Best Actress Of The Year for Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi

2017: India News Awards for Best Onscreen Jodi, Lions Gold Awards for Best Onscreen Jodi for Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi
Tattoo(s)On Right Wrist: Some Symbol

On Left Wrist: Dog’s Paw (to show her love towards her dog)
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsShaheer Sheikh (Rumoured)

Erica Fernandes With Shaheer Sheikh

ParentsFather– Ralph Fernandes (Former Model and Interior Designer, works as a “Chief Manager” of Erica Fernandes)

Mother– Lavina Fernandes (worked with AirIndia & Bank of America)
SiblingsBrother– Jermaine Fernandes (Elder, works at “Ernst & Young” in Mumbai)

Erica Fernandes With Her Family
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Mee Kari, Laksa, Pizza
Favourite ActorRobert Downey Jr.
Favourite ActressesDeepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut
Favourite Subject(s)History, Psychology
Favourite Adventure Sport Sky Diving
Style Quotient
Car CollectionBMW 5 Series
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹10,000/episode
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known


Modelling career
She always aspired to be a model since childhood, which earned her the crown of “Bombay Times Fresh Face”, “Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face 2011” and “Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra” in 2010 and 2011 respectively.

Film debut and success (2013–2015)
Director Sasi had seen pictures of her at Meera Kathiravan’s office, with whom she was shooting another film, when he was casting for Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu. Sasi offered her a role of a software engineer in the film alongside Bharath, who plays her love interest. Due to the delay of her other films, Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu became her first release. In 2014, she made her debut in Kannada with the film Ninnindale, featuring alongside Puneeth Rajkumar, which was followed by her debut Hindi film, Babloo Happy Hai, directed by Nila Madhab Panda.

She was selected to play the lead role in the Tamil film Virattu, featuring newcomer Sujiv, son of the director Kumar. In February 2014, Virattu eventually released. Galipatam became her first Telugu release. The film received decent reviews from critics, who also noted that Erica “does a good job” and “shows maturity”. In 2015, she appeared in the Kannada film Buguri.

Television debut, breakthrough and success (2016–2020)
In 2016, Fernandes made her television debut with Sony TV’s Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi where she portrayed Dr. Sonakshi Bose, opposite Shaheer Sheikh. The show was a new age show and her onscreen chemistry with Shaheer Sheikh was appreciated.

Her delayed film with Kathiravan, Vizhithiru, released on 6 October 2017 and saw her feature amongst an ensemble cast including Krishna, Venkat Prabhu and Sara Arjun.

From 2018 to 2020, she portrayed Prerna Sharma in StarPlus’s Kasautii Zindagii Kay, opposite Parth Samthaan.

Recent work
In 2021, Fernandes reprised her role of Dr. Sonakshi Bose opposite Shaheer Sheikh in the third season of Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi: Nayi Kahaani.

She is currently hosting Emirates Draw. a game show in Dubai, which is live streamed across Emirates Draw’s digital platforms YouTube, Facebook, and Website.

In 2023, Erica played the role of Moushmi in an Amazon Mini TV horror film The Haunting.


In 2017, Fernandes was ranked fourth in The Times of India’s Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List.

She was also listed third in The Times of India’s Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List 2018.

Fernandes was placed 13th in Eastern Eye’s 50 Sexiest Asian Women of 2019 List and fourth in The Times of India’s Most Desirable Women On Television List 2019.

Fernandes was ranked first in The Times Most Desirable Women on TV 2020.



2013Ainthu Ainthu AinthuManjariTamilDebut Film
Babloo Happy HaiNatashaHindi
2023The HauntingMoushmiHindiShort Film


2016–2017Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise BhiDr. Sonakshi BoseSeason 1 and 2
2016–2019Box Cricket LeagueHerself
2019Khatra Khatra Khatra
2018–2020Kasautii Zindagii KayPrerna Sharma
2021Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi:Nayi KahaniDr. Sonakshi BoseSeason 3


2022-2023Emirates Draw EASY6HostCo-Hosted with Kinan Salameh

Music videos

2020Juda Kar DiyaStebin BenDesi Music Factory
2022AkhiyanShekhar KhanijoShekhar Khanijo
Tumhe Pyaar KarunggaLakshay KapoorVYRL Originals
2023Wo KashishJaved AliAnweshaaKashish Music
Ishq HuaJaved Ali, Aakritti MehraBlue Music Record Label

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