Melanie Chandra is an American actress, model, and co-founder of the not-for-profit Hospital for Hope India, which provides healthcare services in rural India. Melanie is known for her role as Malaya Pineda in the CBS show Code Black and for her recurring role as Fareeda on HBO’s The Brink. She has appeared as a guest-star in several television series such as ABC Family’s The Nine Lives of Chloe King, NBC’s Parenthood and CBS’s NCIS: Los Angeles. As a model, she has appeared in national and international campaigns for Nescafe, Verizon, Glamour Magazine, P&G, Crocs, Acura, Herbal Essences, LG, and Clinique. Born Melanie Kannokada on February 28, 1984 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, USA, to Malayali Indian parents Sujatha and Suresh Kannokada, she has one brother named Manoj. She completed her schooling from Buffalo Grove High School. After graduating from Buffalo Grove High School, Melanie attended Stanford University, where she earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She is a 2nd degree black belt in Shotokan Karate, and has won medals at the Junior Pan-American Games as a member of the USA Junior National Karate Team. She has been married to Neeraj Chandra since 2015. Together they have one daughter, Arya Chandra.
Melanie Chandra Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 February 1986
Birth Place: Buffalo Grove, Illinois, USA
Birth Name: Melanie Kannokada
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Occupation: Model, Actress
Race/Ethnicity: Asian (Malayali Indian)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Melanie Chandra Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 119 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 54 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Shape: Banana
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 in (86-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 7.5 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Melanie Chandra Family Details:
Father: Suresh Kannokada
Mother: Sujatha Kannokada
Spouse/Husband: Neeraj Chandra (m. 2015)
Children: Arya Chandra (Daughter)
Siblings: Manoj Kannokada (Brother)
Melanie Chandra Education:
Buffalo Grove High School
Melanie Chandra Facts:
*She was born on February 28, 1984 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, USA.
*She belongs to Malayali Indian family.
*She was educated at Buffalo Grove High School and Stanford University.
*She won the 2007 Miss India America contest.
*She holds a 2nd degree black belt in Shotokan Karate.
*She co-founded Hospital for Hope, a non-profit providing healthcare services in rural India.
*Visit her official website: www.melaniekannokada.com
*Follow her on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.