Hera Hilmar Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Aug, 2019
Facts of Hera Hilmar
Date of Birth: 1988 , December-27
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: Iceland
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Hera Hilmar
Birth Name Hera Hilmarsdottir
Father Hilmar Oddsson
Mother Porey Sigporsdottir
Nationality Icelandic
Birth Place/City Iceland
Profession Actress
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Ginger Blonde
Weight in KG 55
Education London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Movies Life in a Fishbowl, Tears of Stone
TV Show Svartir Englar, Da Vinci’s Demons
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Hera Hilmar is Icelandic actress who started her acting career with the Icelandic biographical drama film, Tears of Stone in 1995. She is best known for her role Vanessa in the TV series Da Vinci's Demons. Similarly, the critics appreciated her performance in the film Life in a Fishbowl

Bio, Early Life, And Education

Hera Hilmar was born with the real name Hera Hilmarsdottir on December 27, 1988, in Iceland. By nationality, she belongs to the Icelandic nationality. Hera's mother Porey Sigporsdottir is an actress while her father Hilmar Oddsson is a film director. 

Talking about Hilmar's education, she attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art where she graduated with BA (Hons) Professional Acting. 

Professional Career

Hera began her career in acting appearing in the Icelandic biographical drama film, Tears of Stone in 1995. Then, in 2007, she appeared in the movie The Quiet Storm. The following year, she played Lara in another film Two Birds

Additionally, in the year 2012, Hilmar appeared in two movies World Without End, Anna Karenina, and TV series Leaving. Also, the actress worked in films The Fifth Estate and We Are the Freaks in the next year alongside Michael SmileyJamie BlackleyAmber AndersonRosamund HansonMike Bailey, and many others. 

Hera worked in 25 episodes of the series Da Vinci's Demons as Vanessa Moschella. Some of her recent notable work credits include The Oath, Life in a Fishbowl, An Ordinary Lieutenant, The Ashram, Mortal Engines, and The Romanoffs

Hera Hilmar as Vanessa Moschella in the series Da Vinci's Demons SOURCE: PBS

Furthermore, Hera also promotes different brands and products like Louboutin, Chloe, Valentino, Beladora Jewelry, Moira Fine Jewellery, and Oscar de la Renta. She has also worked with famous designer Jimmy Choo.

Net Worth, Films, And TV Series

The prominent figure Hera Hilmar's net worth is estimated at around $500,000. She earns a good sum of salary from her career. 

The primary source of her earnings is her appearance in films and television series. Besides that, her endorsement deals, sponsors, commercials, and TV advertisements also help to add a few dollars in her net worth and bank balance. 

Personal Life; Relationship, Boyfriend, And Marriage

The 5 feet 7 inches tall Hera Hilmar seems to be dating a mysterious guy as per her Instagram. She hesitates to talk about her personal life. The details about her past relationship are also unavailable. 

Hilmar frequently posts pictures of her boyfriend on her Instagram. On August 5, 2018, she uploaded a cozy picture with the love of her life where the photo was captioned as one love. The boy was hugging her from the back, and it seems that the couple was spending the quality time on their vacations. 

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one love

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Besides that, Hera also posts the picture of the boy. But the face of the guy was not revealed as it was blurred. So, it is sure that she is in a relationship with the same guy. 

Interesting Facts

  • Hera Hilmar made her British accent when she was studying at the London Academy of Music and Art. 
  • Hilmar's famous singer is Bjork
  • She appeared in several movies directed by her father at a young age. 
  • She was announced as one of the "European films' Shooting Stars by the European Film Promotion in the year 2015. 


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