Nadia Bjorlin, the fifth child of six born to world renowned Swedish Maestro Ulf Bjorlin and his Persian wife, Fary, began her life in Newport, Rhode Island. The Bjorlins migrated back to Sweden, her father's native country, when Nadia was two months old. Being the family of a conductor and composer, the Bjorlins traveled and lived abroad for several years until their father took a job conducting the Florida Philharmonic and Palm Beach symphony. By this time, Nadia was completely seduced by her father's love of music. She started performing professionally at age eight, singing with two of her brothers at her father's concerts.
Nadia attended the prestigious Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute for several years, where she received recognition and awards for excellence in theatre, voice, music and dance. Nadia spent her junior high school years and her first two years of high school attending the Palm Beach County School of the Arts.
In 1996, Nadia competed in an international vocal competition in Verona, Italy, where she won the gold medal. When Nadia was a junior in high school, The Bjorlins moved to the Big Apple where she attended the prestigious Professional Children's School in NYC. In May of 1999, Nadia won first place in the Metro Lyric Opera Competition in New York City. After graduating high school in May of 1999, Nadia knew she wanted to shift her focus to acting.
Nadia has graced the covers of several international fashion publications and danced in the Ricky Martin music video for "Shake Your Bon Bon". Nadia plays the piano, flute and just recently picked up the guitar, which she is self-teaching.
In her spare time, Nadia enjoys horseback riding, ice skating, swimming, and all kinds of music and dance.
Nadia's birthday is August 2nd.
PLACE OF BIRTH: Newport, Rhode Island
DATE OF BIRTH: August 2, 1980
HEIGHT: 5' 8"
MARITAL STATUS: Single
Speaks Swedish, Farsi, French, Italian, and Russian
Competed in the Miss Florida Teen USA Pageant in 1998, finishing as the second runner-up.