Daniela Ruah was born in Boston MA, on 2nd December 1983. At the age of five, her family moved to Portugal and at sixteen she began her acting career.
Daniela earned her BA in performing arts from London Metropolitan University and soon after moved to New York to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Daniela starred in George Lucas’ movie Red Tails and made her theatre debut in Los Angeles as Catherine in Proof by David Auburn at the Hayworth theatre. Daniela currently stars as Special Agent Kensi Blye on CBS’s hit show NCIS: Los Angeles, which attracts a weekly average of 11 million viewers.
Daniela is a regular on the series performing alongside Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J, Linda Hunt and Eric Christian Olsen. Besides her work as an actress, Daniela presented an award at People Choice Awards in 2012 and co-hosted the Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials on CBS in 2016.