Actress & Media Personality
Ada Nicodemou is one of Australia’s favourite media personalities and for over 27 years has gained a solid local and international family audience. She is best known for her role as Leah Patterson on Channel 7’s longest running and highest rating series, ‘Home & Away’ on which she still stars. In 2024, Ada will add Author to her impressive resume as she releases her first book ‘Mia Megastar’, a junior fiction novel published by Penguin Books Australia.
Ada began her television career on Heartbreak High, Police Rescue and Breakers.
Ada’s international credits include a role on the American television show Beast Masters and a cameo role in the blockbuster move The Matrix, starring Keanu Reeves.
Ada has been nominated for 8 Logie Awards (including ‘Most Popular Actress’ in 2022 and 2023) and won the 2006 Inside Soap Award for “Best Australian Actress”. In 2005 she starred on the popular television show “Dancing with the Stars” and took out the winning trophy. In 2012 Ada was the host of ‘Please Marry My Boy’ which aired on the 7 Network.
In 2021 Ada picked up her dancing shoes again to star in ‘Dancing with the Stars, Allstars’ on Channel 7.
Ada has a massive online presence which is constantly growing. Through her online following and popularity, Ada has graced the covers of Stellar Magazine, WHO Magazine, Good Health Magazine and Body and Soul Magazine, to name a few. Ada has collaborated with brands such as Nature’s Way Collagen, MCo Beauty, Woolworths, Big W, Pears, Mattel, Cadbury, Officeworks, Optus, Priceline and Delonghi to name a few. Ada has also used her large following to promote and raise awareness for various charities she feels passionately about, including The Good Friday Appeal, and Breast Screen Australia.
In 2023, Ada took her love of home cooking online, sharing cook-along videos with her mum to her instagram page, which has garnered a huge following, reaching more than 1 million views and counting.