• Nadia Bjorlin is an actress, model and singer born in Newport, Rhode Island in 1980.
• She grew up speaking Farsi, Swedish, English, French, Italian and Russian.
• She is best known for her roles in “Days of Our Lives”, “Two and a Half Men” and “2 Broke Girls”.
• She is married to property developer Grant Turnbull and has two children.
• As of late-2018, her net worth is estimated to be over $2 million.



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Short Info

Net Worth$2 million
Date Of BirthAugust 2, 1980
FactRecurring status on "Days of our Lives." Will appear in an Untitled John Stamos Project in early 2005. A pop album also seems to be in the works - possible release date in early 2005, as well. [November 2004]


Who is Nadia Bjorlin?

Nadia Bjorlin was born on 2 August 1980, in Newport, Rhode Island USA, and is an actress, model and singer, known from her appearances in numerous television shows throughout her career, including “2 Broke Girls”, “Days of Our Lives” and “Two and a Half Men”.

Early Life

Nadia is the daughter of Swedish composer Ulf Bjorlin, while her mother is of Iranian descent, and worked as an interior designer. She grew up with two siblings and three half-siblings from her mother’s first marriage. While she was born in the United States, her family moved back to Sweden when she was young and she experienced a good childhood. She learned numerous languages growing up, including Farsi, Swedish, English, French, Italian and Russian with the latter three being taught to her in school. Her family then moved from Sweden back to the US due to her father’s work. They had homes in Stockholm, Los Angeles and Palm Beach in Florida, but she attended the Palm Beach County School of the Arts along with her two brothers, and during her time there, sang with the Palm Beach Opera. In 1996, she won an international vocal competition, and the family then moved to New York City where she attended the Professional Children’s School, studying alongside numerous future professional actors such as Macaulay Culkin, Julia Stiles and Gaby Hoffman.

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Acting Career Transition

In 1999 Bjorlin won the Metro Lyric Opera Competition in New York City, but after matriculating decided to focus more on acting rather than singing. She attended the Interlochen Center for the Arts, and then moved to the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, where she was honored for her skills in dance, music, as well as theatre. While studying she had her first major role, in the soap opera entitled “Days of Our Lives” playing the character Chloe Lane. She also appeared as a dancer for the music video of “Shake Your Bon-Bon”, by Ricky Martin.

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In early 2003 she left “Days of Our Lives” to try her hand at a singing career, but returned in December. She stayed with the soap opera for two more years, and then left to join another show entitled “Sex, Love & Secrets”. When the show was cancelled, she appeared in guest roles in series such as “Jake in Progress” and “Out of Practice”. In 2007, she had one of her first film projects in the independent feature entitled “If I Had Known I Was A Genius”, starring Whoopi Goldberg and Tara Reid; the film was screened during the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.

Later Career

During the same year, Nadia was cast in the lead role of the film “Redline” alongside Eddie Griffin and Nathan Phillips, an action-thriller focused on street racing funded by a group of multi-millionaires, however, the film was a critical and financial failure. This led her to return to the show “Days of Our Lives” reprising her role for the next four years, but during which time she also starred as the lesbian author in the web series entitled “Venice: The Series”, which got her an Indie series award nomination.

She also had a small-role in “NCIS”, before starring in the sitcom “Two and a Half Men”, playing the role of Evelyn Harper’s lesbian lover Jill. She left “Days of Our Lives” once more in 2011 to become the star of the reality television series entitled “Dirty Soap”, also having a few minor film projects, but returned to “Days of Our Lives” in 2013 for its 50th anniversary. A few of her recent projects include a guest appearance in “2 Broke Girls”, and the television film entitled “I Know Where Lizzie Is” released in 2016.

Personal Life

For her personal life, it is known that Bjorlin dated radio personality Frank Kramer in 2000, then Bruce Willis for around a year. She later became engaged to producer Daniel Sadek who worked on her film “Redline”, but that ended too. Soon after, she began a relationship with actor Brandon Beemer which lasted for seven years until 2013, and a year later she became engaged to property developer Grant Turnbull, and they were wed in 2015. They have two children and own several pets. During her free time, she gets involved in numerous charities and fundraises for research against leukemia. Her father passed away from that disease in 1993.

The Wealth of Nadia Bjorlin

How rich is Nadia Bjorlin? As of late-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $2 million, earned through a successful career in acting, including a few films. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

General Info

Full NameNadia Bjorlin
Net Worth$2 million
Date Of BirthAugust 2, 1980
Height1.73 m
ProfessionActor, Model, Singer
EducationDreyfoos School of the Arts
NationalityAmerican

Family

ChildrenTorin Mathias Turnbull
ParentsFary Bjorlin, Ulf Björlin
SiblingsKamilla Bjorlin, Katja Björlin Salén, Jean-Paul Bjorlin, Ulf Bjorlin, Kaj Bjorlin, Fredrik Björlin, Henrik Björlin

Accomplishments

MoviesDivorce Invitation, Jack Rio, Redline, If I Had Known I Was a Genius
TV ShowsDirty Soap, Days of Our Lives, Venice: The Series

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Quotes

#Quote
1I would love to play Wonder Woman; I have the abilities and the strength because I am definitely not the typical Hollywood actress. I'm Amazonian in that I am 5' 8", have curves, muscles and am very strong. I don't look like I'm going to break in half like most of these women in the industry are.
2My father's music has always inspired me in many ways...especially to be better at what I do.
3I believe in "soulmates", especially growing up and seeing how much my parents loved each other. Thay always said that they had been married in past lives too.

Facts

#Fact
1Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a daughter named Torin Mathias Turnbull on May 4, 2016 in Los Angeles at 7:03 a.m., son weighed 7 lbs., 13 oz., and measured 21 inches long. Child's father is her husband, Grant Turnbull.
2(May 15, 2015) Married her longtime boyfriend Grant Turnbull in a private ceremony in Palm Springs following a 9-month-long engagement.
3Attended Palm Beach School of the Arts (since renamed Dreyfoos School of the Arts) for her first two years of high school.
4Sister of Jean Paul Bjorlin.
5Sister of Katja Bjorlin.
6Co-Host of "Coming Out with Reichen" - an internet radio show. [August 2005]
7She will be appearing in the pilot episode of "Sex, Lies, and Secrets" (formerly called "Wildlife") on UPN in the fall of 2005. She also continues to appear on a weekly Internet radio show at http://www.TheFishBowl.com. [May 2005]
8Currently working on a pilot season for this year. At this time the title of the series is unknown [January 2004]
9The feature film, Redline, will be premiering in theatres around the United States on April 13, 2007. [January 2007]
10She will be a recurring character on the UPN series "Sex, Love & Secrets" on UPN. The pilot/series will premiere on September 27, 2005 at 9 pm ET/PT. [August 2005]
11Appearing in "If I Knew I was a Genius," which will be screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007 in Utah. [January 2007]
12Nadia is currently filming "Redline" - an auto thriller directed by Andy Cheng. It will co-star Eddie Griffin and Nathan Phillips. Nadia also finished filming "If I Had Known I Was a Genius" in March. Both films are rumored to be released in September of 2006. [April 2006]
13Recurring status on "Days of our Lives." Will appear in an Untitled John Stamos Project in early 2005. A pop album also seems to be in the works - possible release date in early 2005, as well. [November 2004]
14Appeared in "Jake in Progress" in March 2005. Also filmed a pilot featuring the Canadian band, "Barenaked Ladies." It will most likely be a comedy and variety show. In addition, she has filmed a pilot for UPN called "Wild Life," also starring Denise Richards. [April 2005]
15Continuing work on her album, as well as preparing for a supporting role in the movie "If I Had Known I was a Genius" also starring Sharon Stone, Whoopi Goldberg, and Pink. The chat show "Coming out with Reichen" is on hiatus for the time being. [December 2005]
16Half-sister of Kamilla Bjorlin
17She is the only blood born daughter of the world renowned Swedish conductor and composer Ulf Bjorlin Sr. and his Persian born, Swedish wife Fary. She has an older brother Ulf Alexander Jr., born in 1979 and a younger brother Jean-Paul, born in 1982. She also has three adopted half-siblings from her mother's first marriage, her sister Katja, born in 1965, her brother Kaj, born in 1969, and her sister Kamilla born in 1970. She also has half-siblings through her father's first marriage. Henrik and Fredrik.
18Daughter of world renowned Maestro 'Ulf Björlin'. Known to be the most active Opera composer in the world, during the twentieth century.
19Sister of Ulf Bjorlin
20She was named one of Sweden's sexiest women in 2002 by the Swedish magazine Slitz
21Nadia's father, Ulf, was a world-renowned composer and conductor. Her mother, Fary, is an interior decorator and painter.
22Nadia is Swedish on her father's side and Persian on her mother's native side, but was born in The USA.
23Plays the flute, harp, guitar, and piano.
24Competed in the Miss Florida Teen USA Pageant in 1998, finishing as the second runner-up.
25Won first place in the Metro Lyric Opera Competition in New York City in May 1999.
26Is fluent in: Swedish, English, Farsi, and is schooled in French, Italian, and Russian.
27Lived in Sweden and the US until age 7, before permanently moving back to her country of birth, The USA where she currently resides (2014).

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Is Now2016post-productionPriscilla
Days of Our Lives1999-2016TV SeriesChloe Lane Chloe Horton Chloe Jonas ...
I Know Where Lizzie Is2016TV MovieTracy Spencer
Dropping the Soap2015TV SeriesElena Dupree
Satisfaction2015TV SeriesAmara
A Game of Thrones Halloween2014ShortCarol / Raggedy Ann
Venice the Series2009-2014TV SeriesLara Miller
Meme Weavers2014TV MovieNadia
The Stafford Project2013TV SeriesCharity
2 Broke Girls2013TV SeriesPam
Anger Management2013TV SeriesDr. Miller
The Grove2013TV MovieMarigold
Divorce Invitation2012Alex Roverson
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2012TV SeriesCrystal Hasselbeck
ACME Saturday Night2010-2011TV Series segment "Waking up with Brett Sheridan" / Guest host
- Jorge Garcia 2011 ... segment "Waking up with Brett Sheridan"
Two and a Half Men2010TV SeriesJill
NCIS2010TV SeriesBrittany / Attractive Wife
Jack Rio2008Sonia Hunter
Redline2007Natasha
If I Had Known I Was a Genius2007Faith
Out of Practice2006TV SeriesAlana
Sex, Love & Secrets2005TV SeriesMeg
Jake in Progress2005TV SeriesPretty Woman
Complete Savages2004TV SeriesWoman No. 2
The Marriage Undone2002Tracie

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Redline2007performer: "Needle to The Redline", "Come Take a Ride", "Reach Out to You"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teens Wanna Know2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
From the Mouths of Babes2012TV Series documentaryHerself
Dirty Soap2011TV SeriesHerself - 'Days of Our Lives' / Herself - Days of Our Lives / Herself
The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
The 19th Annual Movieguide Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
We Love Soaps TV2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Dancing with the Stars2008TV SeriesHerself
The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Rachael Ray2008TV SeriesHerself - Days of Our Lives
The 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
Tom Green's House Tonight2007TV SeriesHerself
Access Granted2007TV SeriesHerself
SoapTalk2005TV SeriesHerself
The 2005 World Music Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Soap Center2002TV SeriesHerself
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Days of Our Lives' Christmas2001TV SpecialHerself / Chloe Lane
The Other Half2001TV SeriesHerself
The Teen Choice Awards 20012001TV SpecialHerself
The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Game / Audience Participation Show
Search Party2000TV SeriesCelebrity Contestant

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Days of Our Lives' 35th Anniversary2000TV MovieChloe Lane (uncredited)

Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011ISAIndie Series AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActressVenice the Series (2009)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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