India Oxenberg Biography

India Oxenberg

Quick Facts Of India Oxenberg

Celebrated Name India Oxenberg
Age 29 Years
Nick Name India
Birth Name India Riven Oxenberg
Birth Date 1991-06-07
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Los Angels, California
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Gemini
Famous For Famous as an American actress who got involved in NXIVM sex cault
Best Known For Known for being the daughter of the American actress, Catherine Oxenberg
Mother Catherine Oxenberg
Father William Weitz Shaffer
Siblings 2
Sisters Maya Van Dien and Celeste Alma Van Dien
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth $1 million
School Compton Unified School
Height 5ft. 7inch.(1.7m)
Weight 60kg
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green
Body Measurement 33-25-34 inches
Bra Cup Size 33 B
Body Build/Type Slim
Shoe Size 7(US)
Boyfriend Patrick D'Ignazio

India Oxenberg is an American actress who is mostly known for being the daughter of the American actress, Catherine Oxenberg. She debuted with her role on the telefilm "The Vector File". She was also involved in NXIVM, an organization categorized as an alleged sex-trafficking operation, and an alleged sex cult. Her mother rescued her in 2018 from the NXIVM where she was forced to be a sex slave.

She is also active in the social media platform with around 11k followers on her Instagram account: @indiaoxenberg

HBO's The Vow which recently released is about the NXIVM and the handful of celebrities who became the victim or got involved in the organization. The name "India Oxenberg" is the most highlighted character. It also tells the sufferings of India Oxenberg. Her mother, Catherine's success in rescuing her from the sex cult is also highlighted the most. 

 India Oxenberg involvement with NXIVM

The year 2011 was her worst year as her mother made her join the organization, NXIVM founded by Keith Raniere as a business skills class. NXIVM is a self-described multi-level marketing company that offers personal and professional development seminars. Then after a few years, India started founding the organization to be weird and creepy as she donated most of her inheritance to them. However, she continued to do what the organization was offering her and she became further immersed in the organization. Without being concerned, she became a sex slave in the sex cult and received a branding. While in branding, she along with other women were beaten and put on an 800-calorie diet. She also got compelled to hand her nude picture to the organization and was blackmailed not to leave NXIVM and if she does, her nudes would be released to the public. Later, she told all the things that happened to her in the organization to her mother and her mother helped her get out of the sex cult in June 2018 after Raniere got arrested for his doings in the organization. Her father, William also helped her to leave NXIVM. The founders of the organization were indicted on charges such as sex trafficking and conspiracy to forced labor.

What is India Oxenberg famous for?

  • Famous as an American actress who got involved in the NXIVM sex cult
  • Known for being the daughter of the American actress, Catherine Oxenberg

India Oxenberg family

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Where is India Oxenberg from?

India Oxenberg was born on June 7, 1991, in Los Angels, California, United States. Her birth name is India Riven Oxenberg. American is her nationality. Her ethnicity is White while Gemini is her zodiac sign.

She was born to Catherine Oxenberg(mother) and William Weitz Shaffer(father). Her mother is a famous American actress. Her father's identity was kept private until 2017 as he was convicted as a drug smuggler and was spent to prison his guilt. Her parents never married with each other Her mother first got married to Robert Evans and within a year, they got divorced. Later in 1999, her mother married an American actor, Casper Van Dien. From her mother's second marriage, she has two younger sisters, Maya Van Dien and Celeste Alma Van Dien. Furthermore, she is the granddaughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia.

She was raised in her hometown, Los Angels by her mother. She did her schooling from Compton Unified School. She also attended many dance and acting classes. While in high school, she was in the school's theatre team and acted in many school dramas. She was also active in playing sports like football and basketball.

India Oxenberg father

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India Oxenberg's Career: Highlights

  • India Oxenberg followed up her mother's footsteps and entered Hollywood in 2006 by appearing in the role of Mattie in the telefilm "The Vector File".
  • She continued her career as an actress by playing a recurring role in the comedy film "Noobz" in 2012.
  • In the year 2006, she made her appearance in Lifetime's reality show based on her family "I Married a Princess".
  • She also worked as a voice actress by giving her voice for a character in the video game "Starship Troopers".
  • Oxenberg has also been a part of the production crew on various projects.
  • In 2014, she worked as an assistant to the director, Pierce Brosnan for the movie "The November Man".
  • After being involved and leaving the organization "NXIVM", she has not continued her acting career.
  • At present, she is doing adventures with her friends and traveling different parts of the world to forget about the NXIVM "Sex Cult".

India Oxenberg husband

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India Oxenberg husband

The American actress, India Oxenberg is not married till the date. She is currently engaged to Patrick D'Ignazio. Patrick is an American chef from New York. They tied the knot in October 2019. She is also a cat lover. The couple is happy with each other and is seen together going adventures. At present, she is living a happy life in Los Angels.

Furthermore, her mother Catherine published a book with the title "Captive: A Mother's Crusade to Save Her Daughter from a Terrifying Cult" in August 2018. The book is about India's NXIVM sex cult. The book tells the story of India's involvement with the organization NXIVM and  Catherine's success to help her daughter survive from the sex cult after her 6 years of the process of rescuing her daughter.

India Oxenberg Net Worth

The American actress, India Oxenberg has made a healthy fortune from her profession. Oxenberg has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2020. Her main source of wealth is her profession and her stakes and shares. Her net worth includes all her property and her present earnings. At present, she is living a luxurious lifestyle with her earnings.

India Oxenberg Height

The 29 years aged, India Oxenberg has a well maintained slim body. She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and a pair of green eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7inches(1.7m) and has a bodyweight of 60kg. Her body measurement is 33-25-34 inches. Her bra cup size is 33B. She wears the shoe of size 7.