Olga Kurylenko

Olga Kurylenko

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Olga Kurylenko is a French actress and model born in Berdiansk, Ukraine. Olga Kurylenko tested positive for the global pandemic COVID-19, a.k.a. Corona Virus and she shared the news on 15 March 2020. She updated that she has fully recovered as of 22 March, Sunday.

“Completely Recovered” After testing Coronavirus Positive

The James Bond actress Olga Kurylenko shared the news a week ago on 15 March 2020. She shared that she went for Corona testing and the result came out POSITIVE! Writing in detail about her symptoms regarding the global pandemic COVID19, Olga wrote on Instagram:

“Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus. I’ve actually been ill for almost a week now. Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms. Take care of yourself and do take this seriously!”

Olga kept on updating about her health condition through a series of posts throughout the week. On 16 March, clarified why she wasn’t in hospital after testing positive. She described how she got tested and where she went for the test. As per her Instagram post, Olga called the ambulance because her fever was over 39 and she tested at the hospital where the ambulance took her. Her temperature for a week stable 38 but it sometimes up to 38.5.

In her next post, Olga updated about where she is currently staying and also about her current condition. On Wednesday 18 March, her fever was gone. When she tested positive for the Corona Virus, the doctors didn’t prescribe any treatments. They only told her to take paracetamol in case of high fever and pain. However, to keep her health boosted, Olga regularly takes vitamins and supplements. Although Vitamins do not cure Coronavirus, it helps the immune system be stronger in order to fight.

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Caption: Olga Kurylenko with her son while recovering from COVID 19. Source: Instagram

Medicines she takes regularly

In this post, Olga listed medicines and supplements she has been taking regularly. The list included:

  • Pantothenic Acid- Vitamin B5, also called pantothenic acid and pantothenate. This medicine is vital to living a healthy life. Like all B complex vitamins, B5 helps the body convert food into energy.
  • Vitamin E – is a fat-soluble, essential nutrient with anti-inflammatory properties. Vitamin E helps support the immune system, cell function, and skin health. It’s an antioxidant, making it effective at combating the effects of free radicals produced by the metabolism of food and toxins in the environment.
  • Vitamin C – goes without saying.
  • Curcumin (or Turmeric) – anti-inflammatory, antioxidant.
  • Zinc – helps the immune system fight bacteria and viruses.

Aside from the above-mentioned medicines and supplements, Olga also takes colloidal silver but she warned her fans in taking it as some websites have warnings that not everyone can take it. She suggested checking it thoroughly in case it invites health complications. Olga also takes Cell Food but again she suggests people check websites online about it to avoid health complications.

Olga shared her latest Instagram post regarding her journey with Corona Virus on Sunday, 22 March 2020. She updated the public that she has completely recovered. She recounted her journey in brief and wrote:

“For one week I felt pretty bad and was mostly in bed, sleeping, with high fever and strong headache. The second week, the fever was gone but some light cough appeared and I felt very tired. By the end of the second week, I felt totally fine. Cough is almost gone although I still cough in the mornings, but then it completely goes away for the day! I’m fine! And now I’m just enjoying this time to reflect on many things and spend my time with my son. ?”

Early Life and Childhood

Olga Kurylenko was born on 14 November 1979 in Berdiansk, Ukraine, which was then called Ukrainian SSR. She is a Ukrainian-born French actress as well as a model. Her parents are father Konstantin and mother Marina Alyabusheva. Olga’s father is a Ukrainian whereas her mother was born in Oblast, Russia having the Russian and Belarusian ancestry. Moreover, her mother teaches art and she is an exhibited artist.

This tells us that Olga’s ethnicity is that of a Ukrainian-Russian. Moreover, she acquired French citizenship in the year 2001. Then in 2009, she moved to London. Sadly, Olga’s parents divorced when she was only three years old and she grew up with her single mother. Olga met her father for the first time after the split at age eight and then again at age 13.

Lesser-known Facts

Olga is a trained dancer and she is also a model in Moscow. She also trained as a ballerina in the Soviet Union (Ukrainian SSR) from ages 8 to 12 and then independent Ukraine from ages 12 to 13. Additionally, Olga also plays the piano and admires old movies.

Talking about her knowledge in languages, she speaks Russian, English, and French fluently and she also learned Turkish for her role in The Water Diviner in 2014. Other languages she can speak are Spanish and Italian. Olga also served on the jury at the 2007 Brussels International Film Festival.

Career and Professional Life

Olga Kurylenko moved from native Berdyansk to Moscow at 15 and at the age of 16, she moved to Paris. In the year 1996, Olga signed a contract with the Paris-based Madison modeling agency. There, she met her publicist, Valérie Rosen. At age 18, she appeared on the covers of Vogue and Elle magazines. While working as a model in Paris, she also supported her mother in Ukraine.

Olga also appeared on the covers of other magazines like Madame Figaro and Marie Claire and appeared in Victoria’s Secret catalog. She has also become the face of brands like Bebe, Clarins, and Helena Rubinstein and modeled for Roberto Cavalli and Kenzo.

In the year 1998, Olga appeared in the music video of Tellement Je T’aime. It is a song by French-Algerian Raï style singer Faudel. Moreover, one of her first acting appearances was in Seal’s music video, Love’s Divine in 2003. However, Olga’s film career truly began in France during 2005.

As of 2019, Olga has appeared in over 30 movies. Some of them are Quantum of Solace, The Serpent, There Be Dragons, Erased, Seven Psychopaths, Vampire Academy, A Perfect Day, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Johnny English Strikes Again, The Emperor of Paris, The Courier, The Room. Moreover, her pending projects include Empires of the Deep and The Bay of Silence.

Olga has also starred in the Paris, je t’aime segment “Quartier de la Madeleine” opposite Elijah Wood. Likewise, she was also selected as the face of Kenzo’s new fragrance, Kenzo Amour and has appeared in all subsequent Kenzo Amour advertisements since then.

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Caption: Olga Kurylenko with Tom Cruise in the movie “Oblivion”. Source: Programme Tele

More details about her roles

In the year 2007, Olga starred in Hitman alongside Timothy Olyphant. She also had a minor role in Max Payne as Natasha. Olga played Bond girl Camille Montes in the 2008 James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, after beating out Gal Gadot in the auditions. In the film, Olga plays the role of a Bolivian Secret Service agent named Camille, who teams up with James Bond to avenge the death of her parents.

Maxim magazine also featured Olga on their US edition’s cover of the December 2008 issue and on February 2009 issue of the Ukrainian edition. The mayor of Berdyansk, Ukraine suggested naming a street after her in early 2008, and she and her mother met Ukraine’s First Lady Kateryna Yushchenko in President Yushchenko’s family country house.

Additionally, Olga appeared in Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder, shot in fall 2010 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She also appeared in Oblivion. It is a science fiction film starring Tom Cruise directed by Joseph Kosinski. Olga played the role of Alice Fournier, who is the main subject of the spy thriller November Man.

Later, in 2014, Olga starred in the historical drama film The Water Diviner. She worked alongside Russell Crowe, who made his directorial debut, Jacqueline McKenzie and Jai Courtney. Olga also played the headmistress in Vampire Academy.

Awards and Net Worth

Olga has won two awards to date and they are “Best Actress” at the 2005 Brooklyn International Film festival for her role is L’Annulaire and another is “Best Cast” at the 2012 Boston Society of Film Critics Award for her role in Seven Psychopaths. Other than these, Olga was also nominated at the 2008 Saturn Award and the 2009 Empire Awards for her role in Quantum of Solace. She also received nominations for “Best Performance by an Ensemble” at the 2012 San Diego Film Critics Society Award for her role in Seven Psychopaths.

Talking about her net worth and earnings, Olga’s involvement in movies, TV shows, and other activities heavily influence her earnings. More precisely, Olga’s net worth estimation is $18 million dollars.

Personal Life

Talking about Olga’s current relationship status, she is single. However, she was once married to a French fashion photographer named Cedric van Mol. The then-lovers married in 2000 but unfortunately divorced after four years of marriage. She then married an American mobile phone accessory entrepreneur, Damian Gabrielle in the year 2006. Sadly, their relationship also came to an end with divorce in late 2007.

Talking about her other romantic relationships, Olga dated Ben Cura from 2017 to 2020. Ben is an Argentine actor born on 30th September 1988 in Buenos Aires. She suffered from COVID-19 and also has been dealing with her separation from Ben. They broke up due to their conflicting schedules. Sources reveal that the lovers split before Olga tested for the global pandemic, COVID19.

Prior to Ben, Olga dated Max Benitz from 2014 to 2017. The past lovers have a son together. It is a son named Alexander Max Horatio, born on 3 October 2015. Before Max, Olga also dated Danny Huston from 2012 to 2013. Max is an English writer, journalist, and a former film and television actor whereas Danny is an American Actor.

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Caption: Olga Kurylenko celebrating Ben Cura’s birthday. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements and Social Media

Talking about the star’s body measurement details, she stands tall at a height of 5’9″ or 175 cm and her weight is around 53kgs. Similarly, her chest-waist-hip measurements are 34-24-35 inches respectively. Also, she is a natural brunette with dark brown hair and her eye color is also dark brown.

Olga is pretty active on social media. She created Twitter in March 2011 and so far has 90.3k followers. Similarly, she has 663k followers and 1,335 posts on her Instagram account @olgakurylenkoofficial as of March 2020.