Natalya Rudakova (born February 14, 1985) is a 38 year-old Russian-born American actress and model with a net worth of $5 million.
Rudakova made her movie debut in 2008 in the movie Transporter 3, which gave her a platform to rise to the limelight. Her onscreen charm helped her to bag other major movie roles, including Roads To Olympia, Waiting For A Train, Before The Snow, and many others. The actress accumulated her net worth mainly through acting and other side gigs that she is involved in.
Natalya Rudakova Was Born In Russia
Natalya Rudakova was born on February 14, 1985, in Saint Petersburg, Russia (formerly known as Leningrad, Soviet Union). Currently 38 years old, she was born to Russian parents whose identity and occupation have been kept out of the media. She is of Caucasian descent and holds both American and Russian nationality.
According to the actress, her mother always took her to visit the theatre when she was a kid, which piqued her interest in acting. It is also not known if she has any siblings, as she has kept people in the dark about her siblings. At the age of 17 years, her parents relocated the whole family to New York, where they all started working and earning.
Having moved to New York at 17 years implies that she did her early, elementary, and high school in Russia. It is not known if she furthered her education or not, as she has not revealed any information on that.
She Rose to the Spotlight as an Actress
Natalya Rudakova started her career as a hairdresser in a salon in New York, United States. Her acting gig started after she met Luc Benso when she was walking down the street in Manhattan. Luc Benson is a French film director, producer, and screenwriter who co-wrote the screenplay for the movie Transporter.
After the two had met each other, the French film producer took her to Paris for an audition. In addition, he paid for 25 extensive acting lessons that lasted for a period of six months. This helped her develop the acting skills that she had been dreaming of while she was a kid.
After the training, Luc Benson featured her as Valentina Tomilenko, the lead role in the 2008 action movie Transporter 3. She starred as Jason Statham’s lover, a prolific English actor. This became a huge success and a stepping stone for the actress as she gained fame and started bagging bigger movie roles.
The Actress Once Modeled For Clothing Brands in the US
Apart from acting, the elegant actor has modeled for some clothing brands in the US. Natalya Rudakova has modeled for a New York-based leading boutique agency known as Bellagency. She usually flaunts her modeling pictures on her social media handles. It is not known if she expanded her modeling career to other companies. The actress once appeared in the 2015 Fashion TV Ramp Walk Presentation.
How Much is Natalya Rudakova’s Net Worth?
Natalya Rudakova reportedly has a net worth that is estimated at $5 million. She made the bulk of her net worth from her appearances in movies and TV shows. The amount that she earns for making appearances in movies has remained under wraps. It is also not known if she earns from her modeling gig and how much she takes from it. Her net worth will increase significantly in the future as she is still active and bagging more movie roles.
Is Natalya Rudakova in a Relationship?
Natalya Rudakova is in a relationship with an actor known as Colin Molly, though she has been linked to some men in the past. She once uploaded a picture of herself and Krasimir Alaykov, an interior and furniture industrial designer. This raised lots of speculation about if they were dating. However, this was not concluded at that time as the industrial designer was married with a child.
The second rumor about her relationship started spreading about her affair with her co-actor on the TV series, Blindspot, Sullivan Stepleton. Natalya denied all the rumors, stating that there was no love relationship going on between her and the actor. She further made it known to the public that the picture was taken while they were at work.
On April 27, 2020, she posted a picture with Colin Molly, an American actor, with the caption, “Perfect quarantine day, how do you like my new face tattoo?” accompanied by love, snack, and moon emoji. The actress shared many other photos with the actor, which made the media reach a conclusion that they were in a relationship and probably stayed together during the 2020 pandemic.
The public’s speculations were not far-fetched from the truth, as Natalya Rudakova shared a picture of her baby bump on Instagram. On November 3, 2021, the actress took to her Instagram page to share a picture of her baby bump with Colin giving the sign that they were going to welcome a baby soon.
On November 28, 2021, the duo welcomed their first daughter, whom they named Hazel. It is still unknown if the actress and her lover have officially become a couple or if they are still dating.
Where is Natalya Rudakova Now?
Natalya Rudakova is currently dancing to the tunes of motherhood. Her love for fashion is seen to be growing as the day goes by. She has been captured on camera by news photographers attending fashion shows and solo photography exhibitions. The actress is still active in the entertainment industry and is sure to keep bagging huge movie roles.