Catherine Tresa Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Catherine Tresa Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Catherine Tresa Alexander (born September 10, 1989) is an Indian model and actress. She has made a name for herself primarily in Telugu and Tamil films. She made her acting debut in the Kannada film Shankar IPS in 2010. Catherine has received four Filmfare Awards South nominations.


Her early career included roles in films such as Godfather (2012), Madras (2014), Sarrainodu (2016), Nene Raju Nene Mantri (2017), and Kalakalappu 2. (2018).
Catherine Tresa was born in Dubai to Malay parents, Frank Mario Alexander and Tresa Alexander. She was raised a Christian. She completed her secondary education in Dubai before moving to Bangalore for further studies. While studying, she learnt to play piano, and got trained in singing, dancing, ice skating and debating, stating that she believes that she is "good at anything I put my mind to". Catherine worked as an Emirates Environment volunteer in Dubai. Catherine did some amateur modelling for fashion design graduate students when she was 14 years old. She modelled for Nalli Silks, Chennai Silks, Fast Track, Josco Jewellers, and Deccan Chronicle after moving to India. She has also shot for Srikantadatta Wodeyar's Maharaja Calendar and has appeared in numerous ramp shows across India with Prasad Bidapa.

Catherine made her acting debut in the Kannada film Shankar IPS in 2010, opposite Duniya Vijay. Catherine later appeared in Malayalam films such as The Thriller and Uppukandam Brothers: Back in Action. In 2011, she did a role in the Kannada film Vishnu that she said was "equally opposite to her real life".

It was followed by the Kannada film Godfather, directed by cinematographer turned film-maker Sethu Sriram and starring Upendra. Catherine played the role of an elderly mentally challenged woman in the film. Her performance earned her her first nomination for an award at the 60th Filmfare Awards South in the Best Supporting Actress category.

She then signed on to play "an urbane, bold, and dynamic girl" in Neelakanta's Chammak Challo. It was released in February 2013 and was a box office failure, but she was noticed and received positive reviews. called her "a treat to watch" and noted that "she has the potential to be a superstar in future if she plays her cards right".

Catherine appeared in Puri Jagannadh's Telugu film Iddarammayilatho as one of the female leads. The film was released in June 2013 and received positive reviews. "Catherine Tresa perfectly suits the character of Akanksha," according to the Times of India. called her "cigarette smoking hot" while Idlebrain Jeevi in his review noted "with a bit of fine-tuning she can become big in Telugu films".

Catherine next appeared in Paisa by Krishna Vamsi playing a Muslim in the film, "who is sweet, very inhibited and talks a lot with her eyes" and called it "a total contrast to what I play in Chammak Challo". She made her debut in the Tamil film industry in 2014 with Madras, in which she co-starred with Karthi. The second Tamil film is Kanithan, a S Thanu production directed by debutante Santosh in which she will star alongside Atharvaa. She then appeared in two Telugu films: Gunasekhar's Rudhramadevi, the first Indian 3D historical film, and Dasari Narayana Rao's Erra Bus.



2010Shankar IPSShilpaKannada
The ThrillerMeeraMalayalam
2011Uppukandam Brothers: Back in ActionVinila SathyaneshanMalayalam
2013Chammak ChalloSunainaTelugu
Erra BusRajiTelugu
2016KathakaliMeenu KuttyTamil
SarrainoduMLA Hansitha ReddyTelugu
Goutham NandaMugdhaTelugu
Nene Raju Nene MantriDevika RaniTelugu
Jaya Janaki NayakaHerselfTeluguSpecial appearance in the song "A for Apple"
Katha NayaganKanmaniTamil
2018Kalakalappu 2HemaTamil
2019Vantha Rajavathaan VaruvenPriyaTamil
Neeya 2DivyaTamil
2020World Famous LoverSmitaTelugu
2022Bhala ThandananaSasirekhaTelugu
Macherla NiyojakavargamNidhiTelugu
2023Waltair VeerayyaDr. NithyaTelugu

Awards and nominations

201360th Filmfare Awards SouthBest Supporting Actress – KannadaGodfatherNominated
20143rd South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Female Debut – TeluguChammak ChalloNominated
2015Ananda Vikatan Cinema AwardsBest Debut ActressMadrasWon
Vijay AwardsWon
Edison AwardsWon
62nd Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actress – TamilNominated
Best Female Debut – TamilWon
4th South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Female Debut – TamilWon
201865th Filmfare Awards SouthBest Supporting Actress – TeluguNene Raju Nene MantriNominated
Real NameCatherine Tresa
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionActress & Model
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 54 kg
in Pounds- 119 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-35
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 September 1989
Age (as in 2017)33 Years
Birth PlaceDubai, UAE
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
NationalityEmirati (presently resides in India)
HometownDubai, UAE
SchoolNot Known
CollegeSt Joseph's College, Bangalore, India
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm: Shankar IPS, Kannada Movie (2007)
FamilyFather- Frank Mario Alexander
Mother- Tresa Alexander
Sister- N/A
Brother- Late Christopher
ReligionRoman Catholic
HobbiesWatching sitcoms, listening to music, playing with pets
Favourite Things
Favourite ColorPurple
Favourite FoodPasta, Biryani
Favourite ActorSuriya
Boys, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- N/A
Some Lesser Known Facts About Catherine Tresa
  • Does Catherine Tresa smoke: Not Known
  • Does Catherine Tresa drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Catherine Tresa was born to Malayali Roman-Syrian Catholic parents in Dubai.
  • Catherine studied in Dubai until 12th standard. She then moved to Bangalore to pursue higher education.
  • An all-rounder, Catherine, is an expert at singing, dancing, debating & ice-skating.
  • During her stay in Dubai, she also served as an Emirates Environment volunteer.
  • In her career so far, Catherine has modeled for various brands like Nalli Silks, Chennai Silks, Fast Track, Josco Jewellers and Deccan Chronicle.
  • She once lost a few kilos in order to have a toned body for a calendar photoshoot.
  • Catherine is best known for her roles in movies: Godfather (2012)Chammak Challo (2013) and Madras (2014).

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