Who is Dalila Bela?
Dalia Caballero Meranu, better known as Dalila Bela, was born on 5 October 2001 under the zodiac sign of Libra, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She’s a 20-year-old actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Agent Olive in the TVOKids/PBS Kids children’s live-action educational series “Odd Squad” (2014-2016), voicing Sydney in the PBS Kids animated educational series “Ready Jet Go!” (2016-2017), and featuring as Diana Barry in the CBC Television/Netflix period drama series “Anne With An E” (2017-2019).
How rich is she, as of now? Dalila Bela Net Worth
As of mid-2021, Dalila Bela’s net worth is estimated at over $500,000, acquired through her successful contribution to the entertainment industry. She has garnered over 30 television and film acting credits since she launched her career in the late 2000s.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Dalila Bela spent her early years in her hometown of Montreal before she moved with her family to Vancouver, British Columbia at the age of six. She was raised in a Jewish family by her parents, however, their names and professions aren’t revealed to the public.
Nonetheless, it is known that she has two younger brothers, named Bruce Salomon and Raphael Alejandro, both of whom are actors as well. She holds Canadian nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic group, as she’s of British, French, Spanish, Brazilian and Panamanian descent. Regarding her education, Dalila Bela matriculated from Monte Vista High School in 2020.
Dalila Bela started pursuing her acting career when she was only five years old, then booked her first appearance in a national commercial. In the following year, she was awarded Best Actor of the Year.
Her debut TV appearance came in 2009 with the role of Jenny Burgess in an episode of the Fox sci-fi series “Fringe”, after which she made a guest appearance in an episode of the WB’s dark fantasy drama series “Supernatural”, which earned her a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress. It was followed by her appearances as a young girl in the 2009 made-for-TV family fantasy comedy film “Mrs. Miracle”, alongside James Van Der Beek and Doris Roberts, and Lawyer Megan in the 2010 short drama film “Kid’s Court”, written and directed by Kelvin Redvers.
Rise to Fame
Dalila Bela won her first Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a DVD Film – Young Actress, for her portrayal of a granddaughter in the Canadian-American action film “The Stranger”, opposite former WWE wrestler Steve Austin, in 2010. In the following year, she featured as Man’s daughter in Catherine Hardwicke’s romantic horror film “Red Riding Hood”, but it went uncredited, but then landed the title role in the short drama film “Joanna Makes A Friend”, for which she won her second Young Artist Award in the category of Best Performance in a Short Film – Young Actress Ten and Under.
The same year, Dalila had the part of Taylor Pringle in David Bowers’ live-action/animated comedy film “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules”, which she reprised in its 2012 sequel entitled “Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days”. Both film titles were commercially successful, and both earned her Young Artist Award nominations for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actress Ten and Under. It was followed by her portrayals of Kaitlin in the supernatural horror film “Grave Encounters 2”, which is a sequel to the cult 2011 film “Grave Encounters”, and the young Carol in the Hallmark Channel fantasy drama film “It’s Christmas, Carol!”, alongside Emmanuelle Vaugier and Carrie Fisher, both in 2012.
In 2013, Dalila Bela landed roles as Felicia in the made-for-TV romantic drama film “Twist Of Fate”, next to Toni Braxton and David Julian Hirsh; Queenetta in the romantic comedy film “That Burning Feeling”; and Amy in the comedy film “Leap 4 Your Life”, directed by Gary Hawes. It was followed by her appearance as Lola Littleton in the 2014 short fantasy horror film “Dead Hearts”, for which she won a Diabolique Film Festival Award for Best Actress.
Her first major TV role came in the same year, when she joined the main cast of the Canadian-American children’s live-action educational series “Odd Squad”, in which she starred as Agent Olive in more than 40 episodes through 2016.
It was created by Tim McKeon and broadcast on TVOKids in Canada and PBS Kids in the United States; the series received positive reviews from critics and earned numerous awards and nominations – for her performance, Dalila won a Joey Award for Best Young Ensemble in a TV Series, which she shared with her co-stars. She was also nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series and an Imagen Award for Best Young Actor – Television. She reprised the role in “Odd Squad: The Movie” which premiered on PBS Kids in 2016.
Dalila Bela landed her first voice acting role as Sydney in the first season of the educational animated TV series “Ready Jet Go!”, which was broadcast on PBS Kids from 2016 to 2017.
She then featured as Sandy Leeman in the Canadian children’s fantasy film “The Adventure Club” (2017), sharing the screen with Robin Dunne and Gabrielle Miller.
Her next prominent role came later that year when she was chosen to portray Diana Barry in the Canadian period drama TV series “Anne With An E”, which was created by Moira Walley-Beckett and based on Lucy Maud Montgomery‘s 1908 classic “Anne Of Green Gables”. It was aired on CBC Television in Canada as well as internationally on Netflix for three seasons until 2019 – the series was critically acclaimed, and won two Canadian Screen Awards in the category of Best Dramatic Series.
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— Dalila Bela (@Dalila_Bela1) November 1, 2021
In 2019, she played Dalila in the musical TV mini-series “Beats In A Bagel Shop”, and most recently, she started doing the voice-over of Miss Molly in the American children’s adventure animated series “Doug Unplugs” (2021) on Apple TV+.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Dalila Bela has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 4ft 11ins (1.52m), her weight is around 100lbs (45kgs), with vital statistics of 30-23-30, bra size 30B, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 5 (US).
Dalila Bela isn’t very open when it comes to her personal life, and manages to keep all the details about it away from the media. She has never been spotted with any guy, so her relationship status is a mystery. However, many of her fans believe that she is single at the moment. Her current residence is in Los Angeles, California.