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Overview (3)

Born in Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Birth NameNadia Alexandra Bjorlin
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Nadia Bjorlin was born the fifth out of six children. Her parents Ulf Björlin (a Swedish conductor and composer, known to be the worlds most active opera composer during the 20th century) and Fary Bjorlin. Her siblings are Katja, Kaj, Kamilla, Ulf J:r and Jean Paul. (Each sibling have a history of artistic or creative work in their background. A very stunning and talented family indeed). Nadia was born in Newport! Rhode Island(USA), but her family soon moved to Sweden. This was only for a few short years before moving back to the USA again.

Nadia worked the opera scene before becoming an actress. It was a fast lane change by a sudden contract with NBC, who needed an opera singing girl for a permanent part in a television series. Nadia has since then appeared in both movies and TV series. She has played lead characters in big screen productions and she has been a guest star in shows like CSI, Two an a half men, Two broke girls, as well as other comedy shows. Her talent is strong in comedy as well as in drama. She is also quite the dancer, which can be seen in Ricky Martins music video "shake your bonbon". She was second runner up placing in Miss Teen Florida. Her voice won a sought after first place in a world proclaimed a opera competition in Italy.

Nadia is fluent in Swedish, English, and Farsi. Because of her education in Opera, she is schooled in several more languages like Italian and French. Nadia was a child prodigy who excelled in her studies at school as well as voice, theater, dance, and music. She started her professional career at six years old and won several awards while attending the Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.

She currently (2014) lives in California. Her school years where mostly in Palm Beach, Florida and New York. Her most beloved father died of leukemia in 1993. This has inspired Nadia to become a spokes person and represent The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for many years now.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A friend of the family

Spouse (1)

Grant Turnbull (15 May 2015 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (28)

Lived in Sweden and the US until age 7, before permanently moving back to her country of birth, The USA where she currently resides (2014).
Is fluent in: Swedish, English, Farsi, and is schooled in French, Italian, and Russian.
Won first place in the Metro Lyric Opera Competition in New York City in May 1999.
Competed in the Miss Florida Teen USA Pageant in 1998, finishing as the second runner-up.
Plays the flute, harp, guitar, and piano.
Nadia is Swedish on her father's side and Persian on her mother's native side, but was born in The USA.
Nadia's father, Ulf, was a world-renowned composer and conductor. Her mother, Fary, is an interior decorator and painter.
She was named one of Sweden's sexiest women in 2002 by the Swedish magazine Slitz
Sister of Ulf Bjorlin
Daughter of world renowned Maestro 'Ulf Björlin'. Known to be the most active Opera composer in the world, during the twentieth century.
She is the only blood born daughter of the world renowned Swedish conductor and composer Ulf Bjorlin Sr. and his Persian born, Swedish wife Fary. She has an older brother Ulf Alexander Jr., born in 1979 and a younger brother Jean-Paul, born in 1982. She also has three adopted half-siblings from her mother's first marriage, her sister Katja, born in 1965, her brother Kaj, born in 1969, and her sister Kamilla born in 1970. She also has half-siblings through her father's first marriage. Henrik and Fredrik.
Half-sister of Kamilla Bjorlin
Continuing work on her album, as well as preparing for a supporting role in the movie "If I Had Known I was a Genius" also starring Sharon Stone, Whoopi Goldberg, and Pink. The chat show "Coming out with Reichen" is on hiatus for the time being. [December 2005]
Appeared in "Jake in Progress" in March 2005. Also filmed a pilot featuring the Canadian band, "Barenaked Ladies." It will most likely be a comedy and variety show. In addition, she has filmed a pilot for UPN called "Wild Life," also starring Denise Richards. [April 2005]
Recurring status on "Days of our Lives." Will appear in an Untitled John Stamos Project in early 2005. A pop album also seems to be in the works - possible release date in early 2005, as well. [November 2004]
Nadia is currently filming "Redline" - an auto thriller directed by Andy Cheng. It will co-star Eddie Griffin and Nathan Phillips. Nadia also finished filming "If I Had Known I Was a Genius" in March. Both films are rumored to be released in September of 2006. [April 2006]
Appearing in "If I Knew I was a Genius," which will be screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007 in Utah. [January 2007]
She will be a recurring character on the UPN series "Sex, Love & Secrets" on UPN. The pilot/series will premiere on September 27, 2005 at 9 pm ET/PT. [August 2005]
The feature film, Redline, will be premiering in theatres around the United States on April 13, 2007. [January 2007]
Currently working on a pilot season for this year. At this time the title of the series is unknown [January 2004]
She will be appearing in the pilot episode of "Sex, Lies, and Secrets" (formerly called "Wildlife") on UPN in the fall of 2005. She also continues to appear on a weekly Internet radio show at http://www.TheFishBowl.com. [May 2005]
Co-Host of "Coming Out with Reichen" - an internet radio show. [August 2005]
Sister of Katja Bjorlin.
Sister of Jean Paul Bjorlin.
Attended Palm Beach School of the Arts (since renamed Dreyfoos School of the Arts) for her first two years of high school.
(May 15, 2015) Married her longtime boyfriend Grant Turnbull in a private ceremony in Palm Springs following a 9-month-long engagement.
Has a son, Torin Mathias Turnbull (b.May 4, 2016 in Los Angeles at 7:03 a.m., son weighed 7 lbs., 13 oz., and measured 21 inches long) with her husband Grant Turnbull.
(March 12, 2017) Expecting her second son with her husband Grant Turnbull in August.

Personal Quotes (3)

I believe in "soulmates", especially growing up and seeing how much my parents loved each other. Thay always said that they had been married in past lives too.
My father's music has always inspired me in many ways...especially to be better at what I do.
I would love to play Wonder Woman; I have the abilities and the strength because I am definitely not the typical Hollywood actress. I'm Amazonian in that I am 5' 8", have curves, muscles and am very strong. I don't look like I'm going to break in half like most of these women in the industry are.

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