Rukiya Bernard is a Canadian actress and producer best known for playing the role of Doc in Van Helsing, Stuck, The Day the Earth Stood Still and The Cabin in the Woods.
She has been living a happy married life with her loving husband P.J. Prinsloo with who she shares two children.
Born in Canada, Studied at Ryerson University
Rukiya Bernard was born on January 20, 1983, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to parents Gilbert Bernard and Nyakiringa Magugu.
Her mother was an African art store owner while her father was a car wash owner. She is of Canadian nationality and belongs to Afro-Canadian ethnicity.
She was immersed in sport and art programming since a very young age. She took part in basketball while learning cla s sical ballet, karate and piano.
She completed her graduation with honors from Ryerson University where she performed in theatre programs. As for her height, Rukiya is 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Film and Television Career
Rukiya Bernard was interested in acting since her childhood. She made her acting debut with a supporting role in the 2002 award-winning drama film, Our America, which was directed by Ernest Dickerson.
In 2011, Bernard appeared on the CW hit television program Supernatural. In the same year, she was cast on the USA Network hit television series, Fairly Legal.
She has since appeared in numorous other hit series SyFy's Van Helsing, A&E’s The Returned, Hallmark’s The Gourmet Detective, NBC’s Eureka, Showtime’s The L Word, SyFy’s Sanctuary and SGU Stargate Universe, Lifetime’s Witches Of The East End and BBC America’s Intruders.
Her film credits include The Cabin In The Woods, That Burning Feeling and Stuck.
In addition to being an actress, Rukiya is also an interior designer. She has appeared on two seasons of HGTV hit reality television show, The Stagers.
Estimated Net Worth is $500 Million
Being a successful television and film actress, Rukiya Bernard earns a substantial amount of money. According to multiple online sources, Benard has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand.
She earns an average of $51 per hour and $50 thousand per year. According to the Career Explorer website, interior designers in the United States earns $37325 per year.
Shares Two Children With Husband P.J. Prinsloo
As we mentioned earlier, Rukiya Bernard is a married woman. The 36-year-old Van Helsing star has been married to a South African actor, P.J. Prinsloo. Prinsloo is best known for his notable roles on Edgemont and Battlestar Galactica.
The husband-wife duo exchanged the wedding vows in the mid-2000. They are parents of two children; a son and a daughter and the two wants to keep names and identities of their kids private.
by Arsad, 20 Sep, 2019