Orphan Black Star Ari Millen and Soon-to-Be-Wife Kassandra Santos living Happily With Daughter Lily

HitBerryPublished on   13 Aug, 2016Updated on   21 May, 2021

Canadian actor Ari Millen has gained quite popularity since he was cast in the BBC America science-fiction thriller TV series Orphan Black. Previously, he worked as clones in the Canadian specialty channel Space. Ari, who is a father to a lovely daughter, adores his family more than ever.

Ari Millen - Fiancée Kassandra Santos and daughter Lily

34-year-old Ari has been engaged to his long-time girlfriend who also happens to be a Canadian actress and model Kassandra Santos. The couple has a daughter together named Lily - born in 2015 that they absolutely adore. According to an interview with Toronto Life, Ari mentions that being a father has been the greatest achievement of his life. When asked "What are you obsessed with right now?" he openly expresses that it's his daughter that he can't keep his eyes off. 



Ari Miller and his fiancee at Canadian Screen Awards

Ari Miller and his fiancee at Canadian Screen Awards

36-year-old Mother and actress Santos has had her roles in Blood Empires, Black Eve, and Anti-social 2. Kassandra, whenever at work is always missing her beau and her sweet little daughter. She even tweeted on her Twitter mentioning that she misses both of her family members very much.


Also seems like the duo will be sharing screen space together sometime in the near future. Kassandra tweeted about shooting for a film with "a certain someone she knows". 


Since Ari is such a big fan of Orphan Black, the couple would watch all episodes on a regular basis. During Ari's time when he is not working, he spends as much time as possible for his family and his beautiful daughter. The couple follows Hockey and both support the Montreal Canadiens (also called HABS). 


It seems as though Ari has a whole lot of people to take care of his family. 

More about Aril Millen's Career

Before fame, Ari dreamed of joining the National Hockey League at the age of 17. However, a friend of Ari's provided him with a minor role in a play. Since then, he has been looking forward to achieving greater heights in the entertainment industry. Furthermore, to enhance his acting skills, he completed his Bachelor's degree in theatre arts from Ryerson University, Ontario in 2007.

He made his debut in the film industry through the horror-comedy movie Monster Brawl. He also had several roles in TV series such as Nikita and Rookie Blue. At present, Ari has been cast as a series regular in Orphan Black and portrays the roles of various clones. He even won the Shaw Media Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role at the Canadian Screen Award. 


Things you didn’t know about Ari

According to Interview Magazine, Ari, before he was selected for his roles in Orphan Black since season 2, he was rejected twice when he auditioned for season 1 for the same series. Even though he is the only child in the family, he is very well mannered and followed what he thought could take him to greater heights. He used to watch movies such as Ace Ventura and Wayne's world again and again when he was a child. As per Toronto Life, he mentions that Son Doong Cave in Vietnam is at the top of the list of favorite travel destinations.