Indian-born Canadian actress Nazneen Contractor has been taking over Canada’s film industry since 2000. She is mostly known for her portrayal as Kayla Hassan on 24 in 2010. The actress also collected international recognition after appearing as Layla Hourani on CBC’s The Border. Regarding personal life, the 39 years actress is hitched to her actor husband, Carlo Rota.

Nazneen Contractor Age and Real Name

Nazneen Contractor was born on August 26, 1982, in Mumbai, India, to Parsi parents. Her mother’s name is Yasmin Contractor, and some report shows her father passed away in 2011. In her family, Contractor also has an elder brother, but there is very little info about the family members.

24 alum was raised in Nigeria until the age of seven. She was well-versed in world travels and various cultures at a very young age. Nazneen later settled in Toronto, where she spent the prevalence of her childhood and young adulthood. In Toronto, she excelled in academics and trained as a classical ballerina. She also attended the Etobicoke School of the Arts.

Take A Look At Contractor’s Beginning Till Now

At the age of 16, Nazneen realized that she wanted to pursue a career in acting. After graduating from high school, she accepted a full scholarship to the University of Toronto and earned a master’s degree in theatre and a double major in psychology and sociology. Similarly, the actress trained at the Birmingham Conservatory for classical apprenticeship between her first and second season at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

And her first professional theatre job was paying the female lead in Pericles at the Stratford Festival. Nazneen debuted on the big-screen by landing the role of Ire in the tv series Starhunter. Following year, she also starred in Relic Hunter. After that, she got massive praise from people and began getting more projects. And her first professional theatre job was paying the female lead in Pericles at the Stratford Festival. In Chicago P.D., she starred alongside Jonny Beauchamp and Corey Reynolds.

Her early credits are We R Friends, Othello the Tragedy of the Moor, The Border, Rules of Engagement, etc. And her breakthrough came in 2010 when she emerged as Kayla Hassan in 24. From 2010 to 2017, the 24 star portrayed in numerous television series and movies, including Revenge, Person of Interest, Covert Affairs, Satisfaction, The 46 Percenters, Heroes Reborn, Major Crimes, and Tiny House of Terror. Her latest appearances can be seen in Children Ruin Everything and The Perfect Pairing.

Nazneen Contractor’s Net Worth

The net worth of Nazneen is estimated at over $10 million. The major of her income comes from being an actress, and in Canada, the average salary of an actress is around $98,891 a year and $48 an hour. As Nazneen has starred in more than forty films, she has obviously collected a fair profit.

MoviesEst. BudgetBox OfficeRole
Spiral$20 million$40.6 millionCoroner Chada
Roman J. Israel, Esq.$22 million$13 millionMelina Nassour (Ass’t. DA)
Parts Per Billion$1.5 millionJustine Prest
Star Trek Into Darkness$190 million$467.4 millionRima Harewood

So, with her amazing work in those movies, Nazneen has received a good amount of money. Apart from earning from the film line, she earns money from sponsorships and endorsement deals. And she charges around $85.5 – $142.5 for a single post on Instagram, where she has collected over 9k devotees.

Nazneen Is Married To Carlo Rota

Nazneen Contractor is a married woman and is happily married to Carlo Rota. He is also a famous English actor who holds Canadian citizenship. They got married on April 1, 2010. Together the couple also has two beautiful children, a son and a daughter.

Nazneen and her husband have appeared in 24 (2001) but in different seasons. Carlo appeared as Morris O’Brian in seasons 5 to 7, while Contractor played Kayla Hassan in the 8th and final season.

Nazneen with her husband, Carlo
Nazneen with her husband, Carlo
Source: Instagram @msnazneencontractor

The happy family of four lives in Los Angeles. Nazneen and Carlo are in deep love, and there is no news of their extramarital affairs. In addition, we can follow the actress on Instagram, where she is verified as @msnazneencontractor, to get more updates on her upcoming life.