Yolanthe Cabau

Yolanthe Cabau (née Cabau van Kasbergen) is a Spanish-Dutch actress, model and television host.

Date of birth

Yolanthe was born on March 19, 1985 on the Balearic islands of Ibiza.

Family & Early life

Her father, Xavier Cabau (1954–2007), was Spanish, while her mother, Richarda "Rici" van Kasbergen, is Dutch. Xavier Cabau was a wealthy entrepreneur known as the "King of Ibiza", who owned several discothèques, restaurants, and bars. Sneijder-Cabau's childhood in Spain was marked by domestic violence, after her father experienced financial problems and became addicted to drugs. When she was five years old, her mother moved with her children to her native Netherlands. She has seven siblings, as well as five half-siblings from her father's second marriage. 


Details regarding her education are not yet available.

Love life

Sneijder-Cabau began a relationship with football player Wesley Sneijder in 2009. They were married on 17 July 2010 in Tuscany, Italy, six days after Sneijder played the final of the FIFA World Cup. Following her marriage, she changed her surname from Cabau van Kasbergen to Sneijder-Cabau, which she also uses professionally.

Net worth

Not yet established.


After graduating from high school at the age of 17, Sneijder-Cabau decided to pursue an acting career.

In 2001 She starred in the "School TV " series "Chromosomen " in which she played the young Julia of 14 years old. After that she starred in the Dutch series named "Costa". Then Yolanthe went up to Austria, where she acted in the movie "Snow Fever". Until October 2008 Yolanthe played the role of Julia Branca on the Dutch series "Onderweg Naar Morgen".

In 2006 and 2007 Yolanthe did "URBNN" for BNN, In 2007 "Try before you die" and after that "Crazy 88". At the end of September 2006 the film Turkish Chick was released by film director Lodewijk Crijns which was a nominee at the Dutch 'Gouden Kalf' Film Festival. In this film Yolanthe played the role of Dilara, who stole the heart of a young skateboarder. At the end of 2008 Yolanthe started to work for the broadcasting association "TROS".

On October 24, 2008 she won the first 'Televizier Talent Award'. She starred in many TV shows as "Twinzz", "Buma Gouden Harpen Gala" , "Te leuk om waar te zijn" and "Ei van Columbus". Additionally Yolanthe was one of the permanent jury members for AVRO's live shows of the Junior European Song Festival.

Yolanthe played one of the leading roles as 'Kate Witte' in the successful RTL4 series "Voetbalvrouwen" During the season 2009-2010.

In 2009 Yolanthe portrayed the role of the thoroughly evil 'Miss Volta' in the first ever "Mega Mindy" film for Belgium and Dutch cinemas. Followed up by "het Stedenspel".

In 2010 she filmed the National Song Festival and "Mijn vader is de beste". She played 'Mila Sol' in the series "Flikken Maastricht". In 2010 Giro d'Italia chose Yolanthe as 'Madrina'.

In 2012 Yolanthe was starring in the main role as 'Mariken van Dalen' in one of the episodes of the tv-hit-series "Van God Los'. In 2013 Yolanthe played the role of 'Nienke Loos' in the movie Valentino. In that same year she starred in the Hollywood movie "Pain & Gain" as the love interest of Mark Wahlberg as 'Analee Calvera'.

After that in 2014 she filmed the Dutch cinema movie: Stuk, where she played the role of detective ' Saar Beerman'. That same year she played a part in the serie: "Rechercheur Ria".

In 2015 she filmed 2 seasons of the tv hit "Bluf" where she had a leading role as sophisticated manager 'Shira Goudsmit'. In 2016 Yolanthe played in a Turkish blockbuster hit "Police Academy Alaturka". She followed up with her role as fierce 'Sacha Sano' in "Popoz".

In 2017 / 2018 Yolanthe filmed "Reunited" , "Temptation Island" and "Jongens tegen de meisjes".

In 2018 Yolanthe did a sketch in the "TV kantine" as 'Morticia Addams' and she played in theater the role of 'Bobbie' in "The Christmas show, a Christmas Carol".

In 2019, she starred in the detective series: "DNA", where she plays the leading role of a tough an uncompromising detective 'Lara Noord'.

She also featured as Lotte in Just Say Yes, a 2021 Dutch film directed by Appie Boudellah and Aram van de Rest, written by Appie Boudellah, Mustapha Boudellah, Marie Kiebert and Maarten van den Broek and starring Yolanthe Cabau, Huub Smit and Jim Bakkum.

In addition to her on screen career, Yolanthe started her own foundation "Free A Girl " in 2008. The main goals of her foundation are to prevent child abuse and to rescue children who are being abused around the world, to help them to deal with those experiences and to offer them a secure future. (read more about this at freeagirl)

Readers of the Dutch men's magazine FHM voted Yolanthe as being the sexiest Dutch woman 3 years in a row. Yolanthe won BNN's award for best actress.

Yolanthe is the founder of her own clothing & jewelry brand (YC LABEL), she also owns a restaurant and Boutique on Ibiza called XaXa.

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Yolanthe Cabau
First Name Yolanthe
Surname Cabau
Born 19th March, 1985
Home City Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain
Current City