Plays Leah Patterson-Baker

Ada was born on 14 May 1977 and grew up in Sydney, New South Wales. 

An actor since the age of 16, Ada's previous television credits include Heartbreak High, Breakers and one year on Police Rescue.

Ada also featured on an American television series Beast Masters, and appeared in a cameo role in the film The Matrix starring Keanu Reaves. 

In 2005, Ada won the grand final of Australia's Dancing with the Stars, with professional dance partner, Aric Yegudkin. 

In 2007, Ada married her partner Chrys, and they currently reside in Sydney’s southern suburbs. 

Ada started filming with Home and Away in 1999. She's one of the longest serving cast members of the successful drama.

“There is still not a day where I don’t enjoy coming to work. I am surrounded by lovely people who have become my family.” 

On her character, Ada says: “Leah is fiercely loyal and always goes the extra distance for her friends. The most important person in her world is her son VJ. Leah is someone I would love to have as a best friend – she has been part of my life for ten years.” 

To relax, Ada loves going to the movies, reading and spending time with friends. She goes dancing, keeps fit and loves walking on the beach and traveling. Ada’s dream trip would be to take her husband to Santorini in Greece. 

Ada has been nominated for numerous Gold and Silver Logies at the TV WEEK LOGIE AWARDS since joining Home and Away.