Ingrid Bisu Biography

Ingrid Bisu is a Romanian-German actress. Professionally, she works as a producer and a screenwriter. She is best known for her appearance in the comedy plus drama film named “Toni Erdmann” that was released in 2016. This particular film was also nominated for the Canned Film Festival, at Global Golden Awards and the Academy Awards in 2017. Recently she caught the attention of world media after playing a recurring role in the horror/thriller movie Malignant.

Early Life

Ingrid Bisu was born on 15th September 1987. She belongs to Romanian-German parents and grew up in the German community of Romania. Ingrid attended her education in her hometown Bucharest. She was very young when she first posed for the photoshoot for the magazine “cool girl” and then landed at her first commercial advertisement that was further made for Orange S.A Mobile.

Ingrid Bisu Career

Ingrid Bisu participated in national television series named Casatorie de Proba. In the film, she played the role of a very young and bright teenager. Later, she started appearing in magazine and TV interviews. First, she started with small roles that she did for sitcoms such as La Bloc and Arestat la domiciliu. She also appeared in the movie named BloodRayne which she acted alongside Ben Kingsley. In 2006, Bisu got the lead role of performing as the character named Alice in the drama movie O Lume A Durerii that was further based on the struggle of teenage women in Romania at that time. She performed from the bottom of her heart and the movie was praised so well that it gained the attention of many.

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Rise to Fame

Based on this film, she got the opportunity to work with the director named Cristian Mungiu- the winner of the Cannes Film Festival for Palme d’Or in 2007. He included Bisu for his television series named “Tales from the Golden Age”. This series was nominated six times at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2007, Bisu got herself enrolled in the Hyperion Academy for studying Dramatic Arts in her hometown Bucharest. She kept a great balance of her classes with her professional life and appeared to take the role of Naomi in the drama series Poveste despre Destin that was further released in 2008 on Prima TV.

The drama series was based on young adults who all get addicted to drugs and violence and other abuses. In 2014, Bisu auditioned for the film “Toni Erdmann” which was further directed by Maren Ade and was based on a young and bright teenager as the main character. The movie featured her first nude scene. For this particular film, she got nominated almost 56 times and the movie in total won around 33 awards including the best film and best screenplay. The movie was further nominated for Cannes Film Festival where it won the FIPRESCI award. In her recent work, she participated in Malignant in the small role of CST Winnie.

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Ingrid Bisu Biography

Real Name Ingrid Bisu
Birth Date 15 September 1987
Age (as of 2021) 33 Years
Birth Place Bucharest, Romania
Nationality Romanian, German
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 64 kg  –  in Pounds –  141 lbs
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Bra Size 32B
Waist Size 25 inches
Hips Size 35 inches
Shoe Size 6.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim





Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? No
Husband James Wan

Personal life

On 22nd June 2019, Bisu got engaged with an Australian director named James Wan. James Wan also works as a screenwriter, comic book writer, and producer. He has mainly worked in the horror genre of films. He earned the second-highest-grossing horror franchise for his movie “The Conjuring Universe” which was made at over $ 2 Billion. The pair got married in November 2019.

Ingrid Bisu Net worth

Ingrid Bisu still needs to impress viewers and critics with acting because she isn’t that famous. Although, she surely earned a luxurious lifestyle for herself thanks to her journey in her career so far. She is estimated to earn an average salary of $ 1.5 Million

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