Ilfenesh Hadera Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ilfenesh Hadera Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight57 kg
Date of BirthDecember 1, 1985
Zodiac SignSagittarius
BoyfriendAlex Soroken

Ilfenesh Hadera is an American actress best known for appearing in the 2017 action comedy film Baywatch as Stephanie Holden, the love interest of actor Dwayne Johnson. She is also quite known for her roles such as Kay Daniels in the TV series Deception and her recurring role as Deb Kawi in the Showtime series Billions. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 200k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Ilfenesh Hadera

Nick Name

Ilfie

Ilfenesh Hadera in an Instagram selfie as seen in June 2018
Ilfenesh Hadera in an Instagram selfie as seen in June 2018 (Ilfenesh Hadera / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Ilfenesh attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She later studied acting at Harlem School of the Arts. She also went to a DJ school at a place called DubSpot on 14th Street, New York.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Asfaha Hadera (‘African Services Committee’ Founder)
  • Mother – Kim Nicholas (Acupuncturist)
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Ilfenesh is represented by –

  • Untitled Entertainment
  • The Gersh Agency

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Ilfenesh has dated –

  1. Alex Soroken – Ilfenesh has been in a long-term relationship with a man named Alex Soroken and the couple got engaged in 2015. She broke the news on her Instagram account in December 2015. The couple has made their relationship quite public.
Ilfenesh Hadera and Alex Soroken as seen in February 2016
Ilfenesh Hadera and Alex Soroken as seen in February 2016 (Ilfenesh Hadera / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black and White)

She has Ethiopian ancestry on her father’s side and is of European descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall height
  • Dusky complexion
Ilfenesh Hadera in an Instagram post in July 2018
Ilfenesh Hadera in an Instagram post in July 2018 (Ilfenesh Hadera / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Ilfenesh has used her social media presence to endorse brands like –

  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Malia Mills
  • La Ligne
  • Mugler
  • Fiya Jewellery

Best Known For

  • Appearing in the 2017 action comedy film Baywatch as Stephanie Holden, opposite actor Dwayne Johnson
  • Portraying the character of Kay Daniels in the TV series Deception and her recurring role as Deb Kawi in the Showtime series Billions

First Film

Ilfenesh made her theatrical film debut in Oldboy as Judy in 2013.

First TV Show

She made her first TV show appearance in The Blacklist as Jennifer Palmer in 2013.

Personal Trainer

As per an interview in 2017, Ilfenesh liked to do a mix of cardio and light weights. She worked out for an hour and tried to cover maximum body parts such as legs, abs, and arms in her workout sessions.

Ilfenesh Hadera as seen in February 2017
Ilfenesh Hadera as seen in February 2017 (Billions / YouTube / CC BY-3.0)

Ilfenesh Hadera Facts

  1. She considered being a DJ as an alternate career plan at one point in her life.
  2. She worked as a waitress for almost 10 years and states that it was not at all an easy job as she used to hear a lot of harsh things at her job.
  3. Ilfenesh lived with her parents till 2015 which helped her financially and she did not mind it because she is close to her family.
  4. She is not a big fan of Uber and mostly takes the subway or the yellow cabs to go around the city.
  5. She is very introvert and shies away from public speaking.
  6. Ilfenesh also worked with the African Services Committee, founded by her father for the impoverished African citizens, to improve the quality of their life.
  7. She attracted a lot of attention when actor Dwayne Johnson introduced her as a cast member of his 2017 action comedy film Baywatch through his social media.
  8. Follow her on Instagram.

Featured Image by Billions / YouTube / CC BY-3.0

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