Izabella Miko: 6 Things To Know About The Polish Actress

Izabella Miko is a well versed and talented actress who has had roles in TV, films, and music videos. The multi-talented actress who is also a dancer and film producer among other things started her career in the late 1980s when she was a young girl of less than 10. More than three decades later, the Coyote Ugly actress has remained ageless with many productions to her name.

Izabella Miko’s Background And Career Growth

As stated, she is an actress, producer, and dancer among other things. While she has come to be known as Izabella Miko, it was as Izabella Anna Mikołajczak that she was born on January 21, 1981, in Łódź, Poland. She was raised in her home country and got her education at Chopin Music School where she studied to become a ballerina.

She later moved to the United States where she was offered a scholarship to study at the School of American Ballet in New York. Being someone who has always had a passion for the arts in general, she also attended the Lee Strasberg Institute where she sought to improve on her acting skills. Unfortunately, she was forced to return to Poland after she sustained a back injury that ended her career as a ballerina. Undeterred, she would later return to the United States in the late 1990s to establish herself as an actress to reckon with.

Even before she came to the States for the second time, Izabella Miko had already started acting. Her first role was in the Polish film Pan Kleks w Kosmosie in 1988. This was followed by an appearance in Niech żyje miłość in 1991. Her first film after moving to the States was in Coyote Ugly (2000), in the role of Cammie. Subsequently, she appeared in films like The Forsaken (2001), The House of Usher (2006), Dark Streets (2008), Step Up: All In (2014), and The Rake (2018).

On TV, she made her debut appearance in Poland when she appeared in the 1993 mini-series Kuchnia Polska. In the United States, she got her first role in the TV film Gramercy Park in 2004. She appeared in a number of other TV productions although she has not had any major role.

Interesting Things You Should Know About Izabella, The Polish Actress

1. Izabella is from a family of entertainers

The actress was born into an entertainment family where Grazyna Dylag, her mother is a famous actress while her father Aleksander Mikolajczak who is an actor. She also has a brother Sebastian Mikołajczak who has also had a brief stint as an actor.

2. Her career beginning

With both parents as actors, it will not be wrong for one to claim that she was cut out for acting or a career in the entertainment world. The first thing she wanted to become was a ballerina, however, because she could not attend a ballet school until the age of 9 in communist Poland where she was born, she decided to learn piano instead. At that early age, she later started acting and dancing.

3. Who is her boyfriend or husband?

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Izabella Miko and Leszek Stanek (Image Source)

While she is still yet to get married, Izabella Miko has been in some relationships in the past. Among the first men she was linked to is Scott Caan even though it is not clear how long the two dated. Next, she was linked to Polish actor Maciej Zakoscielny whom she dated from 2006 to 2008.

Other men she been linked to include Dave Navarro, Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård, Val Kilmer, and Luis Astorquia whom she was linked to from 2012 to 2013. For a long time now, she has kept all the details about her relationship private.

4. Izabella’s other engagements apart from acting

She is very famous as an actress and dancer, but Miko has also been involved in a lot of other things. She has appeared in some music videos such as Leann Rimes’ Can’t Fight the Moonlight in 2000, The Killers’ Miss Atomic Bomb in 2012, and Billy Idol’s Can’t Break Me Down (2014). The polish actress is also an environmental activist who supports green politics.

5. Body measurements

A beautiful woman, Izabella Miko has a petite body build. Not the tallest woman on any given day, she stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and has a bodyweight of 49kg. Her chest, waist, and hips measurement is 34-25-35 inches.

6. How much is she worth?

The actress has worked for many years and she has been involved in many things with dedication. It is thanks to this that she has a net worth which is estimated at $4 million dollars. Her main source of income is her career as an actress and dancer.


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