Nia Vardalos is an American-Canadian actress, producer and screenwriter. She is best known for her work in the 2002 film ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding,’ which was a critical and commercial success. Her other notable works include I Hate Valentine’s Day, Team Knight Rider, Larry Crowne, and Connie and Carla. Born Antonia Eugenia Vardalos on September 24, 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to Doreen Christakis and Constantine Vardalos, her parents are both of Greek descent. She was educated at St. George School, Shaftesbury High School and Ryerson University. She married TV actor Ian Gomex on September 5, 1993, and in 2008, they adopted a daughter named Illaria.
Nia Vardalos Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 24 September 1962
Birth Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Birth Name: Antonia Eugenia Vardalos
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Occupation: Actress, Producer, Screenwriter
Race/Ethnicity: White (Greek)
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Nia Vardalos Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 130 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 59 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Body Measurements: 33-25-35 in (84-64-89 cm)
Breast Size: 33 inches (84 cm)
Waist Size: 25 inches (64 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Nia Vardalos Family Details:
Father: Constantine Vardalos (Land developer)
Mother: Doreen Vardalos (Bookkeeper and homemaker)
Spouse/Husband: Ian Gomez (m. 1993)
Children: Ilaria Gomez (Adopted daughter)
Nia Vardalos Education:
St. George School
Shaftesbury High School
Nia Vardalos Facts:
*She is of Greek descent.
*She wrote and starred in the 2002 film My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
*She was named after her grandmothers Eugenia and Antonia.
*Once used to work the box office at Toronto’s Second City.
*She became a U.S. citizen on April 20, 1999.
*Her husband converted to her Greek Orthodox religion prior to their marriage.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.