Ilinca was born in Bucharest, Romania and was introduced to the world of dance and theatre at the age of 3. She started dancing ballroom at the age of 10 and it quickly became her passion leading her to be one of the top Romanian Amateur couples prior to her to to Canada.. Since 2005 after relocating to Toronto, she had the opportunity to further develop her ballroom career by training at OLSI Dancesport, competing and performing. Some of Ilinca’s most distinguished accomplishments include:
- National Amateur Romanian Championship Finalist
- Winner of Professional Rising Star Latin Category in La Classique Du Quebec
- Performing at the closing ceremony of the PanAm Games in 2015 under the supervision of Jeff Dimitriou, Paul Becker
- Performing in the WestJet Rewards launch commercial, as part of the KulKat Entertainment inc Team and The IDEA Hunter.
Currently Ilinca loves her work at Ballroom on Bayview Social Dance Studio teaching both social & competitive students; she continues to learn and perfect new dances such as the Argentine Tango and Bachata as well as perform with KulKat Entertainment and other shows across Ontario. She also enjoys traveling and is a skilled photographer.