Oviya Helen Wiki, Family, Height, Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Movies


Oviya Helen is an Indian actress who came into the limelight following her appearance in the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil – Bigg Boss Hindi counterpart. Oviya began her acting career with minor roles in Malayalam films and later landed major roles in movies such as Kalavani, Kalakalappu, Moodar Koodam, and Yaamirukka Bayamey. She won the Edison Awards for Best Female Rising Star for her role in the movie Kalakalappu.

Oviya Helen Biography

Oviya Helen was born on the 29th of April 1991, in Thrissur, Kerala, India. She’s Taurus and of Malayali descent. As a Tauruses, she’s considered to be dedicated, dependable, focused, and creative and also known for being intelligent and trustworthy. Check out to find which celebrities share this sign and discover their stories.

She attended Vimala College in Thrissur and earned a B.A. degree in Functional English in 2008.

Birth NameHelen Nelson
Date of BirthApril 29, 1991
Place of BirthThrissur, Kerala, India
Age31 years old
Sun SignTaurus
ProfessionActress, Model
EthnicityMalayali (Indian)

Oviya Boyfriend and Love Life

Aarav (2017) – Oviya met Aarav in the reality show Bigg Boss Show and instantly fell in love with him.  Following a spat with Aarav, Oviya deliberately opted out of the show citing health issues. Talking to Kamal Haasan during her exit, she said that she will wait for him until he realizes her true love. But in the course of time, she changed her mind and said that people’s love for her is more precious than one’s (Aarav) love.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 4 inches
Centimeters -163 cm
Meters – 1.63 m
WeightKilograms – 55 kg
Pounds – 121 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements35-25-35
Body ShapeHourglass
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size7 (US)
Dress Size4 (US)
Distinctive Features Slim figure
Large breasts

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2007, She made her acting debut as a supporting actress in the Malayalam film Kangaroo, gaining her critical acclaim.

Oviya made her first appearance as a heroine in the 2010 Tamil comedy film Kalavani, a role that earned her a Best Debut Actress nomination at Vijay Awards.

As a singer, she made her debut with the movie 90 Ml, in which she recorded the song “Marana Matta” with music composed by Silambarasan.

Television Debut

She first appeared on the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil, hosted by Kamal Haasan in 2017. Her appearance gained her instant popularity and a massive fan following. Her positive attitude, honesty, and easy-going character during her stint in the Bigg Boss show attracted millions of people including the likes of Kollywood celebrities.

Brand Endorsements

She has associated with a number of brands and products and also appeared in many television commercials and print ads. She became the new face of Saravana Stores (The Crown Mall) and has inaugurated the store as well. She was paid Rs 1.5 crore for appearing in their ads.

Oviya Net Worth

Oviya is an actress who has appeared in several films where a substantial part of her wealth comes from. Her popularity amongst the general public is more than enough to speak about her staggering net worth. Oviya has a net worth of around $2.5 million. She took Rs. 2.5 lakh per day during her stint in the Bigg Boss show.

Favorite Things

  • Food – Biryani and Pizza
  • Color – Blue, Pink
  • ActorRajinikanth, Vikram, Kamal Haasan
  • Actress – Saranya Ponvannan
  • Destination – Goa, London

Oviya Facts

Oviya received positive acclaim for her role in her Tamil debut Kalavani and subsequently garnered several offers, including Kamal Haasan Manmadhan Ambu, Marina, and Kalakalappu.

Some of her notable films include Moodar Koodam, Madha Yaanai Koottam, Hello Naan Pei Pesuren, and Yaamirukka Bayamey among others.

Following her participation in Bigg Boss Tamil, she is now the most sought-after actress among filmmakers, advertisers, and endorsements.

She made her Hindi debut with the film called Yeh Ishq Safira in 2015, but her performance in the film went unnoticed.

When she is free, she utilizes her time by reading books, and of course, Oviya is a travel freak. She often heads on expeditions whenever she finds time for it.

She was awarded the Darling of Tamil Nadu award at the 2018 Aval Awards.

In 2019, she caught up in a controversy leading to severe backlash on social media against her for her portrayal in the Tamil-language adult comedy film 90ml. She was quite busy that year with a handful of releases – Ganesha Meendum Santhipom, Muni 4: Kanchana 3, Oviyavai Vitta Yaru, and Kalavani 2.

In 2021, Oviya starred in the web series Merlin in the titular role, which marked her debut in the web series space.

Her upcoming movies are Raja Bheema, Sambhavam, and Boomer Uncle.