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Elia Zaharia Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography

Elia Zaharia Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth February 8, 1983
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Green

Elia Zaharia is an Albanian actor, former singer, and musician who got married to Leka, Prince of Albania in 2016.

Born Name

Elia Zaharia

Other Name

Elia, Princess of Albania

Elia Zaharia in 2016
Elia Zaharia in 2016 (RoyalblogNL (on YouTube) / YouTube / CC BY 3.0 DEED)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Tirana, Albania





Elia Zaharia got enrolled at the National Art School Jordan Misja in Tirana and studied art and scenography, graduating in 2002. After that, she shifted to Paris, France for her university studies and eventually graduated from the National Conservatory of Bordeaux in 2005 after studying art drama.

She also attended Cours Florent, a private drama school in Paris, France. In 2010, she graduated from Paris 8 University after studying scenic acting.


Actor, Former Singer, Musician


  • Father – Gjergj Polikron Zaharia (b. 1952) and  (b. 1953).
  • Mother – Yllka Mujo (Actor known for her roles in Albanian movies during the communist regime)
  • Siblings – Amos Muji Zaharia (Younger Brother) (Actor, Film Director)
  • Others – Agim Mujo (Maternal Uncle) (Actor), Leka, Crown Prince of Albania (Ex Father-In-Law) (also known as King Leka I; April 5, 1939 – November 30, 2011) (Pretender to the defunct throne of Albanian), Susan Cullen-Ward (Ex Mother-In-Law)








5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Elia Zaharia has dated –

  1. Leka, Prince of Albania (2016-2024) – She first met Leka, Prince of Albania (a claimant to the defunct throne of Albania and the head of the House of Zogu) in Paris while she was there for her studies. The duo eventually started dating and then got engaged in May 2010, after going out for a few years. She subsequently started accompanying him on most of his visits and meetings with members of royal families. On March 27, 2016, it was announced by Prince Skënder Zogu (a member of the Albanian Royal Family) that Elia and Leka would get married on October 8, 2016, in the Royal Palace in Tirana. The wedding ceremony was a semi-official event with many guests including members of other noble and royal families, including Queen Sofía of Spain; Empress Farah of Iran; Prince and Princess Michael of Kent; Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Yugoslavia; Prince Guillaume and Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg; Princess Léa of Belgium; Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia; as well as many other members from the royal families of Italy, Liechtenstein, Romania, Greece, Georgia, Montenegro, Morocco, and others. It was a civil wedding officiated by the Mayor of Tirana Erion Veliaj and a blessing was given by the five religious leaders of Albania representing the faiths of Sunni Islam, Bektashi, and the Christian traditions of Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant.
    On October 22, 2020, she gave birth to the couple’s first and only child together, a daughter named Geraldine Sibilla Francesca Susan Marie, at Queen Geraldine Maternity Hospital in Tirana. Their daughter was born on the 18th death anniversary of Queen Geraldine and was named in the queen’s honor. It was confirmed through Instagram on January 17, 2024, that Crown Prince Leka and Elia would be getting a mutual divorce.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features


Elia Zaharia Facts

  1. She has served as the head of the Queen Geraldine Foundation, a humanitarian, charitable, and non-profit organization created by the Royal Court that aimed to be close to Albanian families who need help and to children who need care. The foundation has helped reconstruct numerous schools and kindergartens in northern Albania, especially in the Mat District, from where the Zogu Family comes.
  2. Elia Zaharia has been a part of productions of many plays such as The Crucible by Arthur Miller at the Albanian National Theater in 2011, Bitter Love by Carlo Bruni at the Albanian National Theater, Forget Love by Erion Kame at the Albanian National Comedy Theatre in 2012, Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare at Albanian National Theater in 2013, The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon at Albanian National Comedy Theater in 2014, and Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov at Albanian National Theater in 2016.
  3. Elia Zaharia was cast as Miranda in the drama film My Lake in 2020.

Featured Image by RoyalblogNL (on YouTube) / YouTube / CC BY 3.0 DEED

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