'NCIS: LA' Star Daniela Ruah Married Life, Husband, Children

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'NCIS: LA' Star Daniela Ruah Married Life, Husband, Children

Daniela Ruah is an actress popular for her portrayal of Kensi Blye in the TV show, NCIS: Los Angeles (2009-2020). She is also recognized for her word in the short movies, Pivot (2016) and Excuse (2017). 

Daniela Ruah's Married Life 

Daniela Ruah has been married to David Paul Olsen since 19th June 2014. 


Daniela Ruah with husband David Paul Olsen in January 2020 (Photo: Daniela Ruah's Instagram)

The duo shares two children: son River Isaac Ruah Olsen (born on 30th December 2013) and daughter Sierra Esther Ruah Olsen (born on 4th September 2016). 

How They Met

Daniela Ruah and her husband, David, met via Eric Christian Olsen- the on-screen love interest of Daniela on NCIS: Los Angeles and David's younger brother. Eric introduced the pair when David, a stunt double, came to work on NCIS: Los Angeles. The pair hit it off and went on their first date on 8th February 2011. 

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The duo kept dating and welcomed their son River Isaac Ruah Olsen in 2013. Fast forward to June 2014, and they got married in Portugal. 

Who Is Daniela's Husband? 

David Paul Olsen is a Hollywood stunt double. He has over 55 stunt double credits. His projects include Star Trek: Picard (2020), Silicon Valley (2019), and Big Little Lies (2017-2019). 

He has also worked in TV movies, namely Deceit (2006), The Last Sharknado: It's About Time (2018), and Bixler High Private Eye (2019). 

Daniela's Bio

Daniela was born on 2nd December 1983, in Boston, Massachusetts. Her parents, Katharina Lia Azancot Korn and Moisés Carlos Bentes Ruah, moved to their native Portugal when she was five. Her mother is an otologist (an ear specialist), and her father is a surgeon.

Education Info 

Daniela attended the St. Julian's School in Portugal. She was sixteen years old when she scored her first acting role. Along with pursuing acting projects, Daniela continued her education and finished high school. 

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For her undergrad, she joined London Metropolitan University, England, for a Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts. Then, in 2007, she moved to the US to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. 

Career Info 

Daniela's acting debut was in the TV movie, Querida Mãe, in 2001. Following her first acting gig, she worked extensively in the Portuguese industry in TV series like Jardins Proibidos (2000-2001), Elsa, uma Mulher Assim (2001), and Filha do Mar (2001-2002). 

Finally, in 2009, she landed her significant Hollywood role of Kensi Blye in the TV show, NCIS: Los Angeles. She reprised the same role in the TV series, NCIS (2009) and Hawaii Five-0 (2011). 

Facts On Daniela Ruah 

  • Daniela boasts a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters).

  • She is a Sagittarian.

  • The NCIS actress' eyes are two different colors (one is brown, and another is hazel) due to a birthmark called nevus of Ota. The condition doesn't affect her vision.