|Cariba Heine Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||October 1, 1988|
Cariba Heine is a South African-born Australian actress and dancer who is best known for portraying roles such as Rikki Chadwick in H2O: Just Add Water, Caroline Byrne in A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne, Bridget Sanchez in Blue Water High, and Grace in The Secrets She Keeps. She has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as Strictly Dancing, The Pacific, Dance Academy, Bait 3D, Mako: Island of Secrets, Designated Survivor, and Home and Away. Cariba is trained in jazz dance, acrobatics, tap dance, classical ballet, rhythmic gymnastics, and has been featured in the music videos of songs like Will Young’s Leave Right Now.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Heine attended Telopea Park School and St Clare’s College in Canberra, Australia. She was also homeschooled for two years (ten and eleven). Later, she went to National Capital Acting School to gain some skills in acting and singing.
She learned to dance at her mother’s own dance school in the same city, i.e. Canberra.
- Father – Kevin Heine
- Mother – Michelle (Former showgirl)
- Siblings – Kyle Heine (Older Brother) (b. 1985)
She is signed to United Management.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
56 kg or 123.5 pounds
Cariba Heine dated –
- Burgess Abernethy (2006-2008) – Cariba met actor Burgess on the set of H2O in the first season. They actually hated each other and used to play tricks at one another. They stopped all this and suddenly started dating each other in 2006. They remained an item until 2008.
- Jamie Timony (2008-Present) – British actor Jamie met her on the same set of H2O. They commenced dating in July 2008 and later made their relationship stronger by engaging.
Race / Ethnicity
34-26-34 in or 87-66-87 cm
Her shoe size is speculated to be 7.
Best Known For
Playing Rikki Chadwick in the Network Ten’s H2O: Just Add Water from 2006 to 2010.
She is also known for playing Isabelle in ABC3’s teen-oriented drama Dance Academy from 2010 to 2013.
In 2003, Cariba debuted with a short film Ballistic Sessions in the lead character as Amanda.
First TV Show
In 2005, she appeared as herself in the ABC TV’s Strictly Dancing.
She must be working out and eating a proper diet to look good and remain in the best shape forever.
Cariba Heine Favorite Things
- Food – Chocolate
- TV Show – Love My Way (2004-2007)
- Band – Muse
- Website – YouTube.com
- Drink – Grape Fanta
Source – TV.com
Cariba Heine Facts
- Apart from English, she is fluent in French too.
- Cariba had been featured in Will Young’s music video.
- Cariba’s both parents are South Africans. She relocated to Australia (with family) in 1991 (when she was only three years old).
- She is good at dancing. She knows various dance forms such as classical ballet, acrobatics, jazz dance, tap dance, and rhythmic gymnastics. She learned dancing from her mom, who was a showgirl, when in South Africa. Cariba’s brother is also a skilled dancer.
- Heine is the youngest dancer to perform at the Stargazers Convention in Sydney, Australia.
- She is good friends with H2O co-star Phoebe Tonkin.
- Cariba did train herself in swimming with a personal trainer for a month so that she can do well in auditions to play the role as Rikki Chadwick in H2O.