Lijana Wallenda (born 1979), is an Australian high-wire walker and acrobat from the Flying Wallendas, a famous Wallenda family. She is Nik Wallenda’s sister.
After a near-fatal fall, she returned to the high-wire in 2019 with her brother to traverse Times Square on a tightrope.
|42 years (2021)
Lijana Wallenda Early Life and Background
Lijana Wallenda is a member of The Flying Wallendas and was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. Terry Troffer and Delilah Wallenda are her parents.
Nik Wallenda, her younger brother, is known as the “King of the High Wire.” Evita Wallenda, Yanni Wallenda, and Amadaos Wallenda are his three children.
Lijana Wallenda Career
Acrobat Lijana is a daredevil. She is also a member of the Wallenda family, and is known as the “Flying Wallenda’s.” Lijana and her brother are also known as the “Flying Wallendas.” On June 23, 2019, in front of millions of fans across the world watching ABC’s “Volcano Live,” the brother-sister team crossed time square and aired roughly 25 stories and stunts on television.
Similarly, her brother Niki Wallenda completed the world’s highest and longest high wire walk, which spans 1,300 feet and is 25 floors high. Furthermore, Lijana and her family are well-known in the public for their highwire walks and death-defying acts. Her family is also well-known throughout the world.
However, in 2017, a significant highwire accident occurred during a stunt in highwire walking. Lijana suffered significant facial injuries as a result of the collision.
Lijana Wallenda Husband
Lijana is presently unmarried, but she was married to Anthony Hernandez in the past. The pair met when they were children, married, and remained together for many years.
Lijana and her former husband told Las Vegas Weekly how they met.
“We first met when we were six and eight years old. Our relatives were all performing together in a circus “she stated “Then, when I was 17 and he was 19, we reconnected at the dollar movies, where all the circus kids congregated. Since then, we’ve been together.”
Nonetheless, Lijana’s partner was arrested for domestic abuse on August 12, 2013. He was said to have tackled and punched his wife. The pair is no longer married.
Lijana Wallenda Net worth
Lijana Wallenda has an estimated net worth of $400,000. The professional high-wire acrobat is renowned for her dare devil skills all over the world.