Marisa Tomei is an American actress. People mostly recognize her for her roles in television series including ‘As the World Turns’, and ‘A Different World’.
Additionally, she also has also appeared in movies including ‘My Cousin Vinny’, ‘What Women Want’, and ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ among others.
Marisa Tomei: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Tomei was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York on December 4, 1964, to parents Adelaide “Addie” and Gary A. Tomei.
Her father was a trial lawyer and her father was an English teacher. Additionally, she has a younger brother, Adam Tomei, who is also an actor.
She became interested in the world of acting and Broadway shows since her childhood years. She is of American and Italian nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to an Italian ethnic background.
Education, School/College University
Talking about her education, Tomei attended Edward R. Murrow High School and later graduated in 1982. In addition, she also attended Boston University for a year.
Marisa Tomei: Professional Life, Career
Marisa Tomei initially appeared as Mandy in ‘The Flamingo Kid’ in 1984. Additionally, she also appeared in ‘As the World Turns’ as Marcy Thompson. Later in 1987, she was cast in ‘Playing for Keeps’. In addition, in 1987, Tomei had roles in ‘ABC Afterschool Specials’ and ‘Leg Work’.
She played Maggie Lauten in the television series ‘A Different World’ and April Haynes in the TV movie ‘Parker Kane’. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 75 credits as an actress.
Some other movies and television series that Tomei has appeared in are ‘Behold My Heart’, ‘The First Purge’, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, ‘After Everything’, ‘Empire’, ‘The Big Short’, ‘Love the Coopers’, ‘Trainwreck’, ‘The Rewrite’, ‘Parental Guidance’, ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love.’, ‘Salvation Boulevard’, ‘The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud’, ‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’, ‘Rescue Me’, among others. Furthermore, she also has 3 credits as a producer.
Tomei won the prestigious Academy Award in 1993 for her performance in ‘My Cousin Vinny’. In addition, she has also received the other two nominations for the award in 2002 and 2009. She has garnered two Golden Globes and one BAFTA Award nominations. All in all, she has 25 wins and 51 nominations to her name at present.
Marisa Tomei: Net Worth, Salary
Tomei has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $20 million.
Marisa Tomei: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal
Tomei became part of the Oscars controversy after there was a conspiracy theory that Marisa had been given the award by mistake due to an error by Jack Palance.
The theory was later debunked. She has not been part of any notable controversies to date. Furthermore, at present, there are no rumors concerning Tomei and her career.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Talking about her body measurement, Marisa Tomei has a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.64 m). Additionally, she weighs around 54kg. She has a measurement of 34-25-35 inches.
Furthermore, her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is hazel.
Tomei is active over social media. She has more than 96.3k followers on Twitter. In addition, she has over 537k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 321.9k followers.