Ilfenesh Hadera Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 36 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth 1 December, 1985

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meter)
Weight In Kilogram – 65 kg (In Pound [lbs] – 143 lbs)
Waist 25 in
Hips 35 in
Body Type Pear
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Known For The Punisher, Master of None, Conviction, Difficult People, Chicago Fire, Chi-Raq, Old Boy, Da Brick
Full Name Ilfenesh
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Birthplace New York City, New York, U.S.
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Ilfenesh Hadera is an American actress who is known for her wonderful performances. She has acted in the film named ‘Baywatch’ in 2017. In the film, she appeared along with Stephanie Holden.

She was born on 1st December 1985 in Harlem, USA. She is of Ethiopian and European descent. Her father is an Ethiopian refugee and a founder of the African Services Committee, a Harlem-based NGO which works with African immigrants. While her mother, Kim Nichols is a co-Executive Director of ASC, and Hadera volunteered with the group prior to her acting career.


Prior to her acting career, Hadera also worked as a waitress for 10 years. Later, she started off her career through television and made her TV debut.

In 2010, the actress made her debut film titled ‘1/20’. She collaborated with Spike Lee, and also appeared in Da Brick, The Blacklist, and many others that are worth sharing to watch.

The actress has paired with Stephanie Holder in the film named ‘Baywatch’ in 2017. In 2018, she acted in the television series named ‘Deception’.

The actress, however, made her career by giving superb performances in her career life. She is known for her incredibly amazing acting talent.


The actress, Hadera got much appreciated for her performance in the role of Mayme Johnson, the wife of Bumpy Johnson in the premiere of the American crime drama TV series named ‘Godfather of Harlem’ on  Epxi in 2019.

Check out exclusive ➡ facts about Ilfenesh Hadera.

Ilfenesh Hadera Education

Qualification Graduated with Music & Art and Performing Arts
School Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

Ilfenesh Hadera Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: The Punisher, Master of None, Conviction, Difficult People, Chicago Fire, Chi-Raq, Old Boy, Da Brick


  • The Blacklist (2013) as Jennifer Palmer
  • 1/20 (2010) as Hazel

Salary: US$ 13K-16K Per Episode

Net Worth: US$ 500-600 Thousand approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Asfaha Hadera

Mother: Kim Nicholas

Marital Status: Single

Children: No

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