Michala Banas

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Actress (1978)
Mon Sep 12 2022
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Michala Banas is a New Zealand-Australian TV series actress who is well known among the public for her role in the 2013 released comedy TV series, Upper Middle Bogan. She portrayed the role of Bess Denier.

Apart from acting, she is also a good singer who released a beautiful song in 2003 under the title, Kissin' the Wind.

Relationship Status of Michala 

Michala Banas is currently in a married relationship with her long-term boyfriend, Toby Truslove, since 2019. Her husband, Toby, is an American actor well known among the public for his role as Noah in Pentimento.

Michala first met Toby in 2003. Finally, in 2015, the romantic couple Michala and Toby started dating each other after her separation from her previous husband, Kade Greenland.

Michala Banas and her husband, Toby Truslove posing for a photo shoot
Michala Banas and her husband, Toby Truslove posing for a photo shoot. Image Source: Instagram @michalabanas

Soon after, the lovely couple tied their knot in a private wedding ceremony on April 29, 2019. She kept her marriage secret from the public for two straight months.

 On June 29, 2019, she made a tweet on Twitter captioning, 

WE ELOPED! Yep. 2 months ago today, while in the excellent city of New York, Toby and I got married. Just the two of us, under a Cherry Blossom tree in Central Park. It was brilliant. 

Moreover, she also shared some photos with her current husband, but the photos she shared were not her wedding photos.

The Early Life of Michala 

Michala was born on November 14, 1978, in Wellington, New Zealand, of German descent. She was born as a New Zealander while having Scorpio as her birth sign.

She was interested in acting from her childhood days and was greatly supported by her parents in her dream. She got a chance to appear in ads when she was just 18 months old and appeared in TV series when she was five.

About Michala Family Details

Larry the Wonderpup actress, Michala, was born as the daughter of the famous New Zealand writer and actor, John Banas, and mother, Laurinda Lewis. Her father, John, is well known among the public as the screenwriter of Water Rats.

Michala Banas and her mother, Laurinda Lewis posing for a photoshoot.
Michala Banas and her mother, Laurinda Lewis posing for a photoshoot. Image Source: Instagram @michalabanas

Moreover, she also has two siblings, Alexis Banas and Leon Banas. Both of them are also involved in the film industry as actors.

Net Worth: Michala Amassed $2 Million 

Michala has a net worth of $2 million, like Leeanna Walsman. She has earned this huge sum of money through her successful acting career since 1986.

Apart from her acting, she also has promoted various brands via her social media handles, through which she may earn a good sum of money.

Previously Married to Kade

As mentioned earlier, Michala married Winners & Losers actor Kade Greenland. The formal couple first started dating each other in 2012.

Picture of Michala Banas and her ex-husband Kade Greenland before their divorce.
Picture of Michala Banas and her ex-husband Kade Greenland before their divorce. Image Source: Perthnow

After dating for more than two years, the couple tied their knot on January 4, 2014; however, their marriage relationship did not last long as they separated just 11 months after their wedding. However, the reason behind their separation is still behind the curtain.

Physical Apperance

Michala Banas is a beautiful actress with silky black hair and dark brown eyes. Talking about her physical stats, she stands 5 feet 1 inch (157 cm) tall like, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt while having an average weight of 62 kg

In addition, she has a slim body with a body size of 40 inches. Moreover, her dress size is 8 US.

Has A Pet: Gordon

Halifax: Retribution actress Michala has a cute puppy named Gordon as her pet. She loves and takes care of her puppy as part of her family.

Michala Banas carrying her cute puppy, Gordon on her back.
Michala Banas carrying her cute puppy, Gordon on her back. Image Source: Instagram @michalabanas

Her dog belongs to the Lhasa Apso dog breed. She occasionally takes Gordon for a walk and frequently shares different photos and videos of her dog on her Instagram handle.

Moreover, on May 27, 2022, she celebrated her puppy, Gordon's 2nd birthday.

Interest & Hobbies

Michala is an active personality who likes to try new things in life. She likes to sing, dance, and laugh around. She also likes to explore different places with her friends and family in her free time.

Photo fo Michala Banas while reading Boy Swallows Universe Book.
Photo fo Michala Banas while reading Boy Swallows Universe Book. Image Source: Instagram @michalabanas

Moreover, she likes to read different books, including novels, stories, biographies, etc.

Awards & Accolades of Michala 

McLeod's Daughters actress has won the heart of millions of people through her incredible acting skills. She has won several awards for her dedication and hard work in the film industry.

In 2019, she won the ''London International Film Awards'' and ''London Independent Film Awards'' in the Best Comedy category for her role as Jonnie in For Your Sins.

The same year, she also won the ''London International Motion Pictures Award'' for Best Ensemble Cast for her 2015 web series Shakespeare Republic.

Michala Tattoed Her Country Map

Upper Middle Bogan actress Michala is a tattoo lover and has inked a tattoo on her body. The tattoo is located in her right hand.

Michala Banas shows the tattoo of her home country, New Zealand.
Michala Banas shows the tattoo of her home country, New Zealand. Image Source: Instagram @michalabanas

It is a map tattoo of her home country, New Zealand. She made the tattoo on March 19, 2022, in MITI ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Fine Line Art studio.

Movies & TV Series

Michala is a talented actress serving the Telivision industry since 1986. Since then, she has appeared in numerous movies and TV series.

Some of her movies and TV series, along with the release date and roles, are tabulated below: 

S.N.FilmographyRolesReleased Years
1.Always Greener                                Marissa Taylor             2001
2.Sam Fox: Extreme AdventuresCooper2014
3.Winners & LosersTiffany Turner2011
4.Miss Fisher's Murder MysteriesEnid Shannon2012
5.True Story with Hamish & Andy Faye2017

Social Media Presence

Michala Banas is present on Instagram under the @michalabanas username. She has more than 54.7k followers on her handle. Her Instagram Bio states:

Actor. Sometime singer. Sometimes chocolate overeaters. Lover of laughter.

Moreover, she is also on Twitter under the @michalabanas profile name, with more than 19k followers. She joined Twitter on February 2009.

Likewise, Michala is also active on Facebook, @MichalaBanasPage where she has a decent fan following of 7.7k people.

 

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