Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Birthday: December 2
Daniela Ruah appeared in several television shows in Portugal, including “Dancing with the Stars,” which she won. In the U.S., she made her big screen debut in the George Lucas-produced film “Red Tails.”
For the past two years, Ruah has co-hosted “Superbowl’s Greatest Commercials,” on the Network. Recently, she co-hosted the renowned international song competition “Eurovision Song Contest” in Lisbon, which was seen by 186 million viewers.
Daniela supports the Holocaust Museum, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Project Have Hope, a charity that helps women in Uganda improve their lives and the lives of their families by ensuring their children receive a quality education. She is also an ambassador for the website www.shoppingforachange.org, which advocates for fair trade and improving the lives of women all over the world.
Ruah was born in Boston but moved to Portugal at age 5 with her family. She is fluent in Portuguese. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in performing arts in London and soon after moved to New York to pursue her acting career.
Currently, Ruah resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two children. Her birthday is Dec. 2. She can be followed on Twitter and Instagram @DanielaRuah and Facebook at @danielaruahoficial.