Melissa Bolona is an American actress who is renowned for her role as Sasha Van Dietrich in the famous heist movie of 2018 “The Hurricane heist”. Melissa is born as a daughter to a Peruvian father and Ukrainian mother on December 28, 1989, in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America. She is born under the Zodiac sign Capricorn.

Melissa has starred in the 2016 black comedy thriller Dog Eat Dog and In stereo.

Early Life

Melissa grew up in New Jersey and also spend most of her early days in Lima, Peru. Her father’s name is Pedro E. Boloña and her mother is Susann shaw. She has a mixed ethnicity of German, Ukrainian, Cuban, and American. She has got a Ukrainian touch from her mother.

She is a reserved individual who prefers to keep her personal life private. As a result, she hasn’t revealed much about her family and early life to the public.

Went Abroad For Studies

Malissa went to Paris for her high school education. She got enrolled in the American business school located at 12 Rue Alexandre Parodi, Paris. While she was in Paris she also took acting classes at Film acting Paris. She graduated from Pace University in New York with a degree in International Marketing.

She has also learned with acting coach Harold Guskin in New York and also from Gary Mark who is an equally renowned acting coach in Los Angelos. She has also taken an intensive advanced course at Margie Haber’s studio.

How Does She Look?

American actress Melissa is extremely attractive, with light brown hair, blue eyes, and a pleasant smile. Melissa stands at a beautiful 5 feet 9 inches tall. Melissa has a fantastic body, which she keeps in shape as a well-known model. She has maintained her weight at around 55 kg. Her physical measurements are 32-23-34 inches.

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Melissa Boloba (Source: @melissabolona)

Her shoe size is 6.5 (US) and she wears a dress of size 4 (Us). Her distinctive body feature is her plush lips.


Melissa is known for being very secretive about her personal life. When it is about her family, she does not disclose any information. However, it is known that her father is a Peruvian. His name is Pedro E. Boloña and her mother is Ukrainian. Her name is Susann shaw.

It is also not known whether she has siblings or not.

Is Melissa Bolona Single?

The stunning supermodel Melissa has always kept her private life away from the media. Her fans always want to know about her love life. Only a little information about her relationship is known.

Melissa posted her photo with a man whom she referred to as “baby” on Instagram. She shared a selfie of herself with a man taken at the Park Hyatt in Tokyo on New Year’s Eve. Despite the fact that her love’s name has been kept disguised, she has ensured that she is not single.

Appeared In Numbers Of Magazines And Covers

Breathtaking model Melissa is well-known for her beauty. She is also a professional model. She has been featured in several magazines and covers. She has also been featured in Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Forbes, Flaunt, Latina, Bella, Vanidades, Vanity Fair, and GQ UK fashion editorials.

In 2013, she defeated over 20000 models in a model search program and became a model for Beach Bunny Swimwear. She’s been Sports Illustrated’s ‘Lovely Lady of the Day ‘ twice. She has also been featured in Vanidades.

Recognized For Her Role In ‘The Hurricane Heist ‘

Actress Melissa Bolona started her career at a very young age. At the age of five, she had her first acting and modeling experience. In her final years of college at Pace University, she rekindled her interest in both. She joined an acting class in Paris.

She debuted with the movie ‘The saint and Grace Of God’ which became the movie of the week. Her first feature movie was ‘In Stereo’ released in the summer of 2015. Shark Lake, I Am Wrath (featuring John Travolta), The Neighbor, Snipped in the Bud, and I’ll Be Home for Christmas are among her other film performances.

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Melissa Bolona as Sasha Van Dietrich in Hurricane Heist
Source: Villians wiki

She was recognized and her popularity grew when the highly anticipated movie Hurricane was released. Her role as Sasha Van Dietrich was very appreciated. The movie collected $32.5 million at the box office.

Is Melissa Active On Social Media?

Famed model and actress Melissa is quite active and popular on social media. She has a boasting amount of followers on her Instagram account. She goes by the username of @melissabolona on Instagram and has more than 140k followers. she shares her daily life and professional life with her loved ones on Instagram.

Similarly, she tweets with the username of @MelissaBolona. Like on Instagram, She has got a large number of followers on Twitter as well.

She does not seem to be active on Facebook and her account is not found.

Net Worth

Melissa Bolona is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million. She has amassed this huge sum from her long career by dividing time between New York and Los Angelos. While she has played roles in movies, her main source of income is her modeling career. She has modeled for famous brands like Ferrari, Charlotte Olympia, Gents, Beach Bunny Swimwear, and Love Haus Lingerie.

Up until now, she has starred in many successful projects that collected a good amount at the box office.

She owns a beauty product company named ‘Beauty and the Broth’. She also earns brand endorsement.

While it is unclear how much she earns manually or monthly it is known that the average income of an actress in New York is around $70 thousand and the Model earns around $48 thousand in NYC. So, it can be said she is living a lavish and comfortable life.

Does Melissa Own A Pet?

Melissa is not only beautiful by her appearance but also by heart. She loves and cares for animals. She owns three dogs among which one’s name is Bubba. She keeps posting her picture with Bubba.

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Melissa Bolona With her pet Bubba
Source: the Instagram account of Melissa Bolona (@melissabolona)

According to her Instagram post, Bubba had undergone critical surgery. It spent about six days in the hospital.

Controversies And Rumors

2013 Beach Bunny swimwear-winning model Melissa Bolona has never been in any kind of rumors or controversies. She likes to keep herself away from all the unnecessary attention which is why there are no rumors about him yet. She also keeps her personal life private and doesn’t share many details about her family and personal life. She is also very humble and sweet by nature which makes her a rumor-free personality.

Melissa Is A Philanthropist

She is the James Blake Foundation’s charity ambassador for gents. She started her Philanthropic work at a young age. She helped generate money for the Clinton Foundation by supporting Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization. The New York Observer praised her as a top young philanthropist in 2015. Melissa also contributes to Bella Magazine’s Fashion Blogs.

Her philanthropic work has encouraged and helped many young people.

Additional Information

Melissa is Sikhism by religion. Her lucky number is 4 and her lucky stone is Topez. Melissa’s lucky color is brown. Coincidentally her hair is also of light brown color.

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