Cabral Ibacka

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Born Cabral Neculai Ibacka
(1977-10-04) 4 October 1977 (age 39)
Bucharest, Romania
Other names Cabral
Occupation Actor, television personality, TV presenter, philanthropist, Tae Bo coach
Years active 1998–present
Height 2,00 m(6 ft 7 in)
Spouse(s) Luana Mitran (m. 2000–06)
Andreea Pătraşcu (m. 2011)
Partner(s) Andreea Ibacka
Children 1, Inocke Ibacka
Parent(s) Alexander Ibacka
Argentina Boldea

Cabral Neculai Ibacka (Romanian pronunciation: [kaˈbral nekuˈlaj iˈbaka]), popularly known as just Cabral (born 4 October 1977) is a Romanian television personality, actor, charity person, Tae Bo coach[1] and 1994 European vice-champion at kick-boxing.[2]


Born in Bucharest, he started training in kickboxing and Muay Thai at age 6. By the age of 23, he had won several titles. A graduate of the Ecological University of Bucharest, Faculty of Sports, Cabral Ibacka is also known as one of the first promoters of Tae Bo in Romania (after 1997).[3]

Cabral started his television career in 1998 as a host for various shows (Antena 1 and Prima TV after 1999).

In 2000, he moved to Acasă TV, a TV station owned by MediaPro, which opened the door for acting in the movies and series produced by the consortium's production company, MediaPro Pictures. His most notable role came in 2005, when he played Inspector Eduard Bălan in the Romanian hit miniseries Băieți buni. Since then, he starred in several soap-operas. He also made appearances in cinema (in 1996, for the French Je ne marcherais jamais seul!, and in 2007 in Catacombs).

At the same time, Cabral has been activating in charity as well. Working in the last 8 years for several social campaigns with the Ovidiu Rom Association, HHC[disambiguation needed] Romania, Hospice Casa Speranței, but also with his own friendly society, "Zâmbet și Suflet".[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Cabral's father is a native of the Republic of the Congo who graduated from the university of Bucharest to become Health Minister in Congo-Brazzaville.[6]

He has been married two times. His first marriage was to Luana Mitran from 2000 until 2006. They have one daughter, Inoke, born in 2002.

His current marriage is to actress Andreea Pătrașcu, whom he married in 2011.[7]

See also[edit]

Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles (movie)


  1. ^ "Cabral". Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  2. ^ "Cabral Ibacka". Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  3. ^ "Iceefest Speakers page". 1967-09-03. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  4. ^ "Full Version : Cabral & Andreea Ibacka - Mru Patel's Art and Science of Success ( w/subtitles)". YouTube. 2012-06-01. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  5. ^ "Zambet si Suflet". Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  6. ^ "Cabral, vizitat de tatal sau, ministrul sanatatii din Congo, dupa 20 de ani" (in Romanian). Cronica VIP. 
  7. ^ "Cabral si Andreea Ibacka – nunta pe malul piscinei, alaturi de prieteni" (in Romanian). Acasă TV. 

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