You can have an award-laden cabinet and huge fortunes, but the most exceptional achievement for anyone is undoubtedly the feeling of being the role model of your own children. Rukiya Bernard is an accomplished actress, who is known for ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still,’ but above all, she is a mother of two children and wants to become a role model for them.
Bernard is most recently known, being a part of the popular television series, ‘Supernatural.’ She plays the character of a grief counselor, Mia Vallens. The mystery and fallen characters of the beloved show have intact the audience from the very beginning of the story plot. The actor and producer have got some exciting roles in the movies like, ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ (2008), ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ (2012).
The year 2016 came with a bit of surprise for Bernard which announced that she was a part of the famous sci-fi television series, ‘Van Helsing.’ She got the fortune of working as the senior cast member of the series for the favorite show along with some brilliant actors like Kelly Overton and Vincent Gale.
Before coming to the silver screens, Bernard was a part of a hip-hop dance troupe, ‘the Phem Phat Dancers.’ Bernard is a professional dancer who trained the ballet and jazz dance form from the Opera Atelier. She has even worked for her family’s wholesale and retail business of crafts and accessories of the Asian and African continent.
How Much Is Rukiya's Net Worth?
The ‘Supernatural’ star has been at the limelight ever since her debut. In her very first go, she managed to claim the supporting role in Award-winning movie ‘Our America.’ The multitalented star who also doubles up as interior designer charges astonishing salary from the producers of TV shows and movie which help her accumulate decent net worth.
Married Life of Rukiya!
The actress is married to a guy named PJ Prinsloo who is a music teacher by profession. The famous actress has maintained secrecy about her marriage details and hasn’t made anything public so far.
Rukiya Bernard with her husband, PJ Prinsloo on March 23, 2012 (Photo Rukiya’s Instagram)
She rarely gives public appearances with her boyfriend-turned-husband and uses her time in social media about her shows. On 23rd March 2012, she shared the picture of her husband.
Together, the couple has been blessed with a son and a daughter whose actual name is still a mystery for many of the reader. It was on the 1st of May, 2010 when the pair got blessed with her daughter.
In her interview with Vancouver Courier in November 2014, she said that:
“My daughter, I know, I’m her number one role model right now, so I need to be the thing that I’d like to see in her.”
Her statement reflects that she wants to be a loving mother but above all a person that her daughter can look up to.
Rukiya’s Family and Sibling:
She was born to parents Gilbert Bernard and Nyakiringa Magugu. Her Jamaican father was a carwash owner while her Kenyan mother was an African art store owner.
As siblings, she shares a fantastic bond with her sister. She posted a picture of her sister on Instagram on 18th February 2017 and said that:
“My sister is one of the dopest yogis out there. Look at those pipes.”
Rukiya's Short Bio:
Born on January 20, 1983, the actress comes from the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and currently ages 35. Bernard is a graduate student who attended Ryerson University’s Theatre Program to complete her education. The actress is 5 feet and 7 inches height and belongs to African-Canadian ethnicity.