A Supermodel, Influencer, Actress and Philanthropist Elena Fernandes or Elena Roxana Maria Fernandes is half Indian and half South American as her father from Goa and mother from Peru. Born on 10th August 1987 in United Kingdom, Elena resides in London. She fluently speaks English, French and Hindi.
Having ambitions to be a solicitor Elena did degree in Law at Kings College University of London and her master in law from LPC College of Law. She aspired to be a model, so after finishing her studies, she ventured into the modeling industry.
Elena has featured in the internationally renowned fashion magazines such as Vogue, GQ and Harper’s Bazaar. She has also appeared in advertisements for River Island, Adidas and FILA and many other brands. Not only this, Elena has also served as a brand-ambassador for a number of well-known brands including Adidas, Westside, FILA, and FBB.
Alongside her successful modelling career, Elena Fernandes made her acting debut in the Bollywood film industry with the film ‘Charlie Kay Chakkar Mein’ (2015). Later, she played Rahul’s agent in the film ‘Kapoor & Sons’ (2016). In the 2019, Elena appeared alongside Emraan Hashmi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Snighdadeep Chatterji and Nanda Yadav in political thriller film ‘Why Cheat India’ directed by Soumik Sen.
Elena Fernandes appeared in Taapsee Pannu, Amrita Singh, Manav Kaul, and Maram Kamal starer ‘Badla’ directed by Sujoy Ghosh. In 2019, Elena also appeared in ‘Housefull 4’ alongside Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol, Riteish Deshmukh, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hegde, Rana Daggunati and Kriti Kharbanda.
In 2020, Elena was seen in Nitin Kakkar’s ‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ with Alaya Furniturewala, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu and Farida Jalal. In same year, Elena appeared in Raghava Lawrence’s horror-thriller film ‘Laxmi Bomb’. In this remake of the Tamil smash hit ‘Kanchana’ Elena was seen acting with big bollywood stars Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani, Ashwini Kalsekar and Rajesh Sharma. She has also worked on numerous feature films in the United Kingdom, India and the United States.
Modelling and acting materialized by chance for Elena and whilst she is grateful for her achievements in the industry, she still stays true to her academic aspirations. She is determined to maintain a healthy balance between her modelling/acting career and charity efforts.
Elena is involved with various projects in India to aid both animal and child welfare. As well as helping to raise awareness for numerous children charities, she is actively involved with talks at schools for PETA, WFA, US charity Sightlife as well as her own charity iAmChange.
Being quite active on social media, Elena Fernandes is also very popular on Instagram. Having a huge fan-following on Instagram the actress often keeps posting her glamorous pictures and videos. Elena Roxana Maria Fernandes uses Elena Fernandes as her screen name as well as her official name on her social media platform.