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Nazneen Contractor: Bio, Age, Movies, TV Shows, Husband & Net Worth


Nazneen Contractor is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles on CBC’s The Border and in the hit television series 24, as Kayla Hassan.

She also appeared as a guest star on Letterkenny International Women’s Special.

To know more about Nazneen Contractor, read this article! It will tell you about her age and net worth. You will also find out what movies and tv shows she’s appeared in. Follow chopnews to get more updates

Nazneen Contractor bio & age

The Canadian actress Nazneen Contractor is best known for playing Layla Hourani on CBC’s The Border and Kayla Hassan on 24 in 2010. She was born on 26 August 1982. As of 2022, she is 39 years old.

Nazneen was raised and received her education in Nigeria and London despite being born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Nazneen moved to Toronto, Canada, with her family when she was ten years old.

She studied and practiced to become a classical ballerina in her teens. Nazneen Contractor made the decision to pursue acting after almost ten years of dance instruction.

Nazneen began acting in stage productions and gained notoriety in the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, where she played the major characters in a number of Shakespearean plays.

She committed herself to finishing degrees in sociology, psychology, and theater at the University of Toronto after finding success on stage.

She played a few guest stars and recurrent parts on American and Canadian television during this time.

She subsequently got the starring part of Layla Hourani on the well-known Canadian program The Border.

She collaborated with fellow 24-alum Al Sapienza throughout her time on the program.

Name Nazneen Contractor
Real Name Nazneen Contractor
Nickname Nazneen
Profession Canadian Actress
Date of Birth 26 August 1982
Age 39 years
Father Name N/A
Mother Name Yasmin Contractor

Nazneen Contractor movies

She studied classical ballet in Canada before moving to London, where she got her first acting role as Ire in the 2000 movie Pericles.

Her film career quickly grew, and her next role was in the acclaimed comedy, Sing, starring Marisol Nichols.

After spending several years working in the theatre, Nazneen Contractor began her career in television, landing a lead role on Anthony Hines’ pilot “The Papdits.”

While the show was not picked up for a full series, it did result in several guest-starring roles on television.

She then landed the lead role in “The Border,” a Canadian drama series that aired worldwide.

Nazneen Contractor earned a Golden Nymph Award nomination for her role as Layla Hourani.

Nazneen Contractor tv shows

While Nazneen began her career playing lead roles in Shakespeare plays, she soon moved on to television.

She starred in several guest-starring roles on various shows before landing the lead role of Layla Hourani on “The Border.”

She also played a series of guest-starring roles on NBC shows. After several guest-starring roles on television shows, Nazneen married actor Carlo Rota, who played the role of Morris O’Brian in the show 24.

She and Carlo appeared in the 2008 adaptation of Othello together.

Nazneen height & weight

Height 5′ 4″ (1.63 m)
Weight 63 Kg

Nazneen husband

Carlo Rota, a Canadian actor, is the spouse of Nazneen Contractor, who is also his wife.

On April 1, 2010, they exchanged vows. One boy and one daughter, both of whom are incredibly lovely, were born to them. She resides in Los Angeles with her spouse.

Nazneen net worth

Nazneen has a net worth of ten million dollars.

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