Nia Vardalos – Net Worth, Age, Height, Bio, Birthday, Facts, Husband, Lifestyle & Pictures
Learn about Nia Vardalos’s Net Worth, Biography, Age, Birthday, Height, Lifestyle, Family, Career, and Facts.
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Nia Vardalos was born on September 24, 1962, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She has Greek parents. She went to St. George School and Shaftesbury High School in Winnipeg. After that, she attended Ryerson University in Toronto.
|Full Name:||Antonia Eugenia “Nia” Vardalos|
|Name Meaning:||Highly Praiseworthy|
|Place of Birth:||Winnipeg, Canada|
|Date of Birth:||September 24, 1962|
|Blood Group:||Not Disclosed|
|Qualification:||Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater from Ryerson University|
|Known As/For:||Her role in film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (2002)|
Nia starred in many tv shows doing small roles. These roles include “The Drew Carey Show” and “Two Guys and a Girl”. She voice-acted for the radio remake of the movie “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi”. Her real shot at fame was her movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” in 2002. The show received widespread attention. It was also nominated for several awards including the Academy Award for Best Writing.
In 2004, she starred in and wrote the film “Connie and Carla”. Her first self-directed film “I Hate Valentine’s Day” was released in 2009; later, she released her film “My Life in Ruins”. She wrote the film “Larry Crowne” with Tom Hanks. She also did a sold-out play of the book “Tiny Beautiful Things” in 2016. She helped produce “The 1 Second Film” and was featured in the interview series “The Dialogue”. In 2006, she sang a song for the charity album “Unexpected Dreams – Songs from the Stars” for “The Beatles”’s album. She wrote down her struggles in her book “Instant Mom” which was published in 2013.
Her movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” was released in 2016 and became a massive hit at the box office. She presented the first two seasons of “The Great American Baking Show” from 2015-2017. In 2018, she made a guest appearance in the CW series “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”. She then starred in the ABC television holiday movie “Same Time, Next Christmas”. In 2019, she appeared in the television film “Poisoned Love: The Stacey Castor Story” and an episode of “Station 19” in 2021.
- Her film “My Big Fat Wedding” was a sleeper hit and became the highest-grossing independent film of all time.
- Her film “My Life in Ruins” was the first American production film that was permitted to film at “Acropolis”.
- The play she starred in is on the list of Top Ten Most-Produced Plays.
- She became the New York Times best-seller with her book “Instant Mom”.
- She tried for nine years to conceive a surrogate child before adopting her daughter.
Nia Vardalos earned the maximum amount of money from the movies, television shows, and theater. Her film Larry Crowne grossed 59.8 million dollars at the box office. Her film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” grossed 60 million dollars. She has also directed and produced movies and shows. She also donates actively. When she published her book and became the New York Times best-selling author, she gave the earnings to the adoption centers. Her estimated net worth is 12 million dollars.
|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
Height & Weight:
She is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, and weighs 59 kgs.
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inches|
Family & Relationships:
She was born to her parents Constantine and Doreen Vardalos. They both were Greek and lived in Canada. Her mother was a bookkeeper and a homemaker and her father was a land developer. She has two sisters named Nancy and Marianne.
She was married to Ian Gomez in 1993, but the couple got divorced in 2018. She has an adopted daughter that she adopted in 2008. Her name is Ilaria and she was three at the time of her adoption and was living in foster care.
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|Sisters:||Marianne Vardalos & Nancy Vardalos Ginakes|
|Ex-Spouse:||Ian Gomez (1993-2018)|
Why is Nia Vardalos famous?
Nia Vardalos is an actress, producer, director, and screenwriter. She is most commonly known for her movie “ The Big Fat Greek Wedding”.
Who is Nia Vardalos married to?
Nia isn’t married to anyone. She got divorced from her former husband, Ian Gomez in 2018.
Who is Nia Vardalos’ husband?
Nia Vardalos was married to Ian Gomez from 1994 to 2018. But unfortunately, the couple got divorced in 2018.
What is Nia Vardalos’ net worth?
Her estimated net worth is 12 million dollars. She has gathered most of her money through movies and television appearances. She is a screenwriter, producer, and director as well.
Is Nia actually Greek?
Nia’s parents are both Greek but Nia was born and raised in Canada. Her father was born in Kalavryta, Greece.
Where did they film My Big Fat Greek Wedding?
The film was mostly shot in Chicago and Toronto. Some parts of it were also shot in Greektown as the neighborhood shots can clearly be seen in the film.
How old is Nia Vardalos Today?
September 24, 1962 is her Date of Birth, so now she is 61 Years old.
Who is Nia Vardalos dating now?
Nia isn’t dating anyone yet. She got divorced in 2018 and since then, has been single.