Maria Bakalova

Birth Day June 4th, 1996
Birth Place Burgas, Bulgaria
Age 28 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Maria Bakalova Biography

A Bulgarian actress, Maria Bakalova gained international attention for her role as Tutar Sagdiyev in the 2020 mockumentary "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm". She also rose to fame through her prominent role in the 2020 film "Borat 2". She began singing lessons and playing the flute around age six. In 2017, she appeared on one episode of the Italian "TV series Gomorrah" as she had a role in the 2017 film "Transgression", which earned her a Best Actress award at the AltFF Alternative Film Festival. She has appeared in numerous other movies including "Angels" (2018) where she played the part of Angela and has been featured in a number of TV shows such as "Tipichno" (2015) in which she essayed the role of Maria. Recently, Bakalova revealed how she successfully pretended to be a journalist for her 'intense' interview with Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, in the 'Borat' sequel. Scroll down to know more about her Full Biography, Untold Story, Interesting Facts, Career Timeline, Affairs & more.

Famous For

  • Being a Bulgarian actress.
  • For her prominent role in the 2020 film "Borat 2". 

Maria Bakalova, a famous actress


Early Life of Maria Bakalova 

Maria Bakalova was born on 4th June 1996 in Burgas, Bulgaria (hometown/birth nation). She holds a Bulgarian nationality and Bulgarian-white ethnicity. Similarly, she is from a Christianity religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her birthday on 4th June of every year and she has celebrated her 24th birthday as of 2020 though as her birthdate, her star sign is Gemini. Additionally, Bakalova majored in drama theater at the National School of Arts in Burgas. She majored in drama at the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia, graduating in 2019.

Career of Maria Bakalova 

  • Maria Bakalova kicks off her acting career from Bulgarian films, 2018's "Transgression" and 2020's "Last Call" as she was also seen in the mockumentary "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" as Tutar Sagdiyev.
  • She then starred in the drama film, "The Father" as Valentina in 2019 though her television work was for "Tipichno" as Maria in 2015.
  • It was reported in November 2020 that Bakalova had signed up with the Creative Artists Agency, a Los Angeles-based talent agent.
  • Additionally, Bakalova recently revealed how she successfully pretended to be a journalist for her 'intense' interview with Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, in the 'Borat' sequel.
  • "I knew who he was. I was afraid because Rudy is a lawyer, and he is the president's lawyer," Maria, who played Borat's daughter in the sequel film, told The Los Angeles Times for an interview published on 4th January. She continued, "I am not an American and don't know about American politics. But I knew that as an actor, it was my duty to do this scene to save the movie."
  • "I heard Sacha say in an interview that sometimes he was confused about whether he was Borat or himself. The same was true for me. You can call it 'Method acting!' Quite often, I felt like I was Tutar. After a while, you think it's a normal day in your life," Maria told The Los Angeles Times. "You also feel so much adrenaline in your body. The excitement, the crazy rush, it's like you are hypnotized. About half an hour later, you begin to realize what you were doing, and think to yourself, 'Wow, that was very scary!'"

Awards and Achievements of Maria Bakalova

  • AltFF Alternative Film Festival Award for Best Actress
  • Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actress
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actress
  • Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Supporting Actress
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Supporting Actress

Maria Bakalova Personal Life

Reflecting on Maria Bakalova's personal life, she is an unmarried lady. Regarding her relationship status, she is dating Julian Kostov as she might just have found her happily-ever-after with this guy. Julian according to his Insta-profile is an actor and an entrepreneur. Whereas, she's also strictly kept her personal and professional life separate. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Maria Bakalova and her boyfriend, Julian Kostov

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Maria Bakalova Net Worth & Salary

Moving towards Maria Bakalova's net worth, she has a worth of around $1 million as of 2020. With her hard work and luck by her side, she can double the amount of wealth she has today.  She has reached great heights in her career already and she still has a lot more to do. Maria also earns a fine amount of salary too which is also in thousands of dollars per year as her major source of income is from her acting career.

Maria Bakalova Body Measurement

Beautiful and versatile, Maria Bakalova stands at a perfect height of 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm with a balanced body weight of around 52 kg or 114.5 lbs. Her expressive eyes, mole beneath her nose, shapely lips, and tattoos on her body has attracted a lot of people towards her. Graceful lady Maria has dark brown hair and eyes color as her body build type is slim.

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