The Emmy Award-winning American model and actress, Victoria Konefal, is famously known for her role in the long-running soap opera “Days of Our Lives.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Born in Brooklyn, New York City, under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 29 October 1996, Victoria Konefal is 26 years old as of 2022. She was born to Polish parents – her father passed away in 2019, and she posted an Instagram story with her picture and that of her late dad and wrote ‘rest peacefully daddy. I love you. I always will.’ She has two older siblings, a brother and a sister. She’s known by the nickname V Kiki, and follows the Christianity religion
Konefal received her acting training from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, New York City. She has participated in a few beauty pageants, and was crowned Miss Poland USA in the year 2015.
Interesting Facts and Hobbies
Victoria revealed during an interview that she’s not a big fan of New Age Technology adding that she prefers reading books in her spare time.
She is an adventure lover, a big fan of bike riding, and is often captured with her sports bike.
The actress is also a huge lover of animals, especially dogs.
TV and Film Appearances
Konefal made her TV debut in 2016, playing Rivka in an episode of the acclaimed American Broadcasting Company’s sitcom “Modern Family” She then appeared in three films, “Forgetting Sandy Glass” as Kelly in 2016, alongside Jonas Cohen, Tom Malloy and Jaime Dolan, “Deadly Exchange” as Blake Winters in 2017, and “Circus Kane” as Tracy in the same year. 2017 also saw her starring as Amelia in the David DeCoteau-starring film “The Wrong Crush” which is about a high school girl who must keep her troubled past life of killing one of her best friends a secret from a man who likes her; it starred Ricardo Hoyos, Vivica A. Fox and Lesli Kay. 2017 was a very busy year for her as she also starred as Georgia Paige in the horror film “Fog City,” which was directed by Steve Wolsh.
“Days of Our Lives”
Victoria made her career breakthrough in 2017 when she was cast as Ciara Brandy in the long-running NBC daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives,” which premiered on 8 November 1965. The show, which was written by Ron Carlivati, and Elizabeth Snyder, among others, follows the story of the Horton and Brandy families and some of the other main cast include Lucas Adams, Camila Banus, Lamon Archey, Brandon Barash, and many more. The show has won almost 90 awards including Daytime Emmys, GLAAD Media, and People’s Choice Awards, and has been nominated for hundreds of others, It’s among the longest-running scripted TV programs in the world – Victoria appeared in 176 episodes of the show.
Victoria has been seen in numerous other shows, such as “Daily Blast Live,” “Thanks for Coming In,” “Fanaddicts Podcast” and many more.
— Days of our Lives (@DaysPeacock) August 3, 2020
Konefal’s strong interest in modeling saw her beginning her career at a young age, when she signed a contract with Katz PR and Bold Management & Production, subsequently appearing in several commercials, fashion campaigns, and magazines. Victoria has done photoshoots for magazines such as GENLUX, CVLUX, and Beyond, and has been featured on the cover of the fashion magazine Period Magazine.
The Brooklyn-based model has posed for several established brands, and is a brand ambassador of the world-renowned retailer and designer of maternity apparel, Motherhood Maternity – she popularizes it on her widely followed Instagram account.
Victoria’s praised role in “Days of Our Lives” has seen her winning a Soap Hub Award in the category of Favorite Actress in 2020. She also scooped a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Performance in a Drama Series for her work in the same show in 2021, and received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for her role in the long-running soap opera in 2019.
Social Media Presence
Victoria joined Twitter in 2014, and is now followed by almost 20,000 fans. She is active on TikTok and Facebook with around 3,000 and 3,500 fans respectively. Moreover, she is highly active on Instagram with more than 75,000 fans – she likes posting photos of herself in bikinis and trendy outfits on the platform. She’s promoted brands such as Beauty Con, and posts her videos and pictures from exotic destinations on Instagram.
Konefal prefers keeping her love life details below the radar, and hasn’t spoken about her past dating history. However, it‘s widely speculated that she’s dating the American music producer Cory Goulet. Cory is a native of Bradford, Massachusetts, and is an alumnus of Temple University. Some of his songs include “Man in the Mirror,” “Rideout,” “All in my Head Again,” and “Fly and Masquerade.” The duo has been spotted attending many red-carpet events together, and like sharing photos of themselves having fun on social media. In June 2018, the lovebirds were seen at SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, attending Lambda Legal’s West Coast Liberty Awards. Konefal is currently unmarried without any children.
Victoria is good friends with her “Days of Our Lives” co-star, Robert Scott Wilson. The duo shares a strong bond both on-screen and off-screen, which made many of their fans believe that they were dating in the past. Victoria told Soaps in Depth during an interview that she was struck by Robert’s passion and commitment towards acting; Robert described his first encounter with Victoria, revealing that it was a pleasure working with her because she was very talented and equally beautiful.
Rumors about Victoria’s pregnancy began spreading when her character Ciara Brandy was pregnant – it was not in real life though.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Konefal stands 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall, weighs around 115lbs (53kgs), with vital statistics of 33-22-33; she wears shoe and dress sizes 8 (US) and 4 (US) respectively. She has a pair of green eyes, and long dark brown hair. She indulges in intensive workouts at the gym to maintain her slim figure.
Victoria’s stellar performance has seen her landing roles in several hit projects, and has been in the showbiz industry for seven years now. Acting is her primary source of income, and she’s reportedly worth over $500,000, as of 2022.