Lijana Wallenda (born in 1978) is an American Acrobat, High Wire Artist, and Aerialist from Florida, USA. She is best known as the Sister of Nik Wallenda (Author, Daredevil Aerialist, High Wire Artist & Acrobat). In addition, Lijana belongs to the “Flying Wallenda’s family”. She did many high wire stunts too. However, she met with an accident in 2017.
She rehearsed the eight-pyramid high walk. In fact, Lijana planned to do the stunt for the Gunnies Book of World Records. Recently, she crossed the Times Square without any safety net on June 23. The New York crowd gathered to see Nik and Lijana’s latest stunt to cross the two skyscraper buildings.
They tried to walk on the 1300m long wire attached on both ends of Time Square 1 and 2. Additionally, Wallenda’s brother successfully did his task. He supported her sister in the daredevil task. They too wore the safety harness as per the rules. Meanwhile, they communicated through the earphones.
Ms. Lijana also sang the Gospel tune to reduce her stress. Their action made live on the ABC channel. On the other hand, she took around 36 minutes to cross the wire. Nik did it 10 minutes before. In addition to this, they told that 100% focus needed to complete the action.
Early Life, Parents, Brother & Profile
Nik Wallenda’s Sibling, Lijana Wallenda was born in 1978 in Florida, United States. Furthermore, the Stunt Artist’s age is 41 years old. Lijana is the younger child of Delilah Wallenda (mother) and Terry Troffer (father).
In fact, Nik Wallenda is her elder brother. His wife is Erendira and they have three children Evita Wallenda, Yanni Wallenda, Amadaos Wallenda.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
Wallenda earlier married to Anthony ‘Tony Tightropes’ Hernandez. Moreover, they met the first time when Lijana was 6 and Anthony was 8 years old. Actually, their families performed in the circus together.
The second meeting between them held at the dollar movies. At that time, they had just entered in their adulthood. Interestingly, Hernandez got the name “Tony Tightropes” as he was born in a circus.
Though, he arrested on August 12, 2013. In addition to this, the charges against him are domestic violence. Lijana divorced him when he went to police custody. Meanwhile, she is currently living her single life.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Lijana Wallenda.|
|Profession||High Wire Artist, Aerialist, and Acrobat|
|Famous for||Crossed the Time Square 1 & 2 on a High wire with her brother Nik Wallenda on June 23.|
|Age (As of 2019)||41 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1978.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: @lijanawallenda (3,658 followers).
Twitter: twitter.com/@Lijana Wallenda.
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not Known.|
|Current Residence||Florida, United States.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.70 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 56 Kg.
Pounds: 124 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-28-34.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Terry Troffer
Mother: Delilah Wallenda.
|Siblings||Brother: Nik Wallenda (Author, Daredevil Aerialist, High Wire Artist & Acrobat).
|Famous Relatives||Great-Grandfather: Karl Wallenda (High Wire Artist).
Uncle: Mario Wallenda (Daredevil Stunt Artist).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Divorced (Married Once).|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Anthony ‘Tony Tightropes’ Hernandez.|
|School||High School in Florida.|
|Alma Mater.||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Holland.
Actress: Emily Blunt.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Shopping, Partying with friends & Performing daredevil tasks.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$350K US Dollars, as of 2019.|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||Under review.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Not Known.|
|Home Details||House in Florida.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lijana Wallenda
- Wikipedia: Nik has nine world records registered in the Guinness Book of World Records.
- In fact, he and Lijana are the seventh-generation of their family.
- They realized that balancing and the high wire rope is the gift of God.
- However, Nik Wallenda’s Sister great-grandfather Karl Wallenda died doing a deadly task.
- Lijana and her brother played with the wires when they were just infants.
- Additionally, the majority of the stunts performed by them are without any harness.
- They regularly do the 10 hours aerobics and weight training exercises.
- Interestingly, Nik’s wife Erendira is from a Mexican Circus family. Moreover, he proposed her on 30 feet height in Montreal, Quebec.
- Figure Details: Lijana Wallenda’s height stands at 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) tall. Her body is athletic and flexible. Moreover, her physique weight is around 56 Kg (124 pounds).
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- He was best known as the first person to walk on Niagara Falls.
- The Wallenda family has their faith in the Christianity religion.
- She practiced a task at the Circus Sarasota circus along with her sibling Nik Wallenda. They tried to make an eight-person-pyramid.
- However, Lijana badly injured after the accident She went to facial reconstructive surgery. The doctors added 73 screws on her face alone. Moreover, she had severe injuries on her different body parts.