Who is Marisa Ramirez?
If you are a soap opera fan, you have probably heard of Marisa Ramirez. She is an American actress of Mexican descent who has starred in soap operas such as “The Young and the Restless” as Carmen Mesta, and in “General Hospital” as Gia Campbell before she rose to fame after appearing in the television drama ”Blue Bloods”.
Marisa Ramirez Early Life and Education Background
She was born Marisa Maguire Ramirez under the Virgo zodiac sign on 15 September 1977, in Los Angeles, California USA; her father’s name is Raymond Trinidad Ramirez who has Mexican roots, while her mother, Francine Elaine is of Scottish descent, so Marisa has mixed ethnicity but holds an American nationality Her parents divorced when Marisa was just four years old. She went to the Alhambra, California’s Ramona Convent High School, an all-girls learning institution after she transferred from All Saints Catholic School, and matriculated in 1997. At the young age of 13, Marisa had already started her modeling career.
Marisa Ramirez Professional Career
Marisa began her career as a model with an agency in her hometown, and by the time she was 20 years old, she had become internationally recognized, having traveled to parts of the world such as South Africa, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia.
Marisa’s successful modeling career made it easy for her to penetrate the acting industry, so she transitioned to become an actress by appearing in various television shows such as a “USA High” episode in 1998, then in the movie “Roswell” the next year, “Senseless Acts of Video” in 2000, and “Port Charles” between 2000 and 2002. The movies that made Marisa stand out were “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena” in 2011 playing the slave Melitta, as well as her character Detective Maria Baez in the film “Blue Bloods”.
Apart from these well-known films, Marisa has also made appearances movies such as “Columbia Ave”, “All Souls Day”, “The Expendables”, “The Funeral Planner”, and “Contract”. She has also been a guest actress in various shows such as “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “Days of Our Lives” among others. In her acting career, Marisa has had two award nominations: NAACP and ALMA awards.
Apart from acting, Marisa has also appeared in music videos such as the Jordan Knight’s Video “Give It To You”, and Backstreet Boys’ “As Long As You Love Me”.
Marisa Ramirez on Blue Bloods Film
In 2013, Marisa became a part of the TV police drama series “Blue Bloods” with the recurring role as NYPD Detective Maria. The series was aired on CBS and followed the lives of Reagan family members, all of whom are law enforcers, including their day to day struggles and relationships. Ramirez has appeared in more than 115 episodes of this show that has run for four seasons. This role has so far been the biggest achievement in Marisa’s acting career.
Marisa Ramirez Personal Life, Pregnant, Husband
Marisa married her longtime boyfriend, Nathan Lavezoli in a very intimate ceremony in 2002, having dated for several years, however, the couple’s marriage came to an end when they filed for divorce in 2011. Although they had been married for nine years, Marisa and Nathan did not have a child of their own.
Five years after Marisa divorced, she announced that she was having a baby, a daughter born on 29 May 2016 and named her Violet Rae. Some people speculated that she could have had the child with her ex. There had been rumors that she had got back with her ex-husband in 2015, but neither of the two confirmed those rumors. Whether Nathan is the dad or not, up to now the father of Marisa’s daughter remains unknown to the public.
Marisa Ramirez and husband2nd Annual Morelia International Film Festival Kick-Off Party – ArrivalsPrivate residenceBeverly Hills, California USA
Marisa Ramirez Body Measurements
Ramirez is 5ft 7ins (168cm) tall, reputedly weighs 128lbs (58kgs), and her vital statistics are 35-24-35 inches; she also wears a size 4US dress. Her hair color is black and is complemented by her dark brown eyes.
Marisa has a petite banana-shaped body that suits her career as an actress and model. She once posed for the “Femme Fatale” magazine’s cover page dressed in just sheer black lingerie that had red ribbons.
Marisa Ramirez Net Worth
Marisa has been in the acting industry for more than two decades. From this career, Marisa Ramirez earns a good salary, having starred in many movies as well as television series throughout her acting career. Her annual income is reputedly $360,000, and according to sources, Marisa Ramirez’s net worth is estimated to stand at over $3 million.