Hollywood would always appreciate the likes of Marisa Ramirez who have always given their best for the entertaining pleasure of the world. Ramirez joined the showbiz industry as a teenager and she has not failed to play her role well – be it as a model or an actress. Today, she is numbered among those with a long list of roles in soaps and films. The American police procedural drama Blue Blood and the biopic series Spartacus: Gods of the Arena are just two TV roles she is best known for. To know more about the American actress and former model, join us as we dig out facts about her background and private life.
Who is Marisa Ramirez?
Marisa Ramirez was born on September 15, 1977, in California’s city of Los Angeles and her parents named her Marisa Maguire Ramirez. While details about her parents and the rest of her family members are not yet given, this actress with a distinctive look is known to belong to mixed ancestry – German, Irish, French, Mexican, English, Scottish, and American Indian.
As for her educational background, Ramirez attended All Saints Catholic School after which she transferred to Alhambra, California where she became a student of Ramona Convent Secondary School. She graduated from the all-girls school in 1995.
Career-wise, Ramirez started off at the age of thirteen as a model for both commercial and print media. The LA girl’s unique look and personality caught the attention of a talent scout for one of the notable modeling agencies in California and from there, her journey to the world of fame began. In just two years, Marisa Ramirez was already a known face in various fashion homes in the states and even beyond. She received invitations to model for top fashion industries in countries like Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, and Italy, to mention just a few of them.
How Did Her Acting Career Begin?
There are quite a number of models like Marisa Ramirez who made their way into the movie industry with such ease as their modeling careers helped them discover their potentials in the movie industry. Awards winning actresses like Reese Witherspoon, Katherine Heigl and Cameron Diaz are among those whose career began just like Marisa’s.
Following her success in the modeling industry, she was able to find her place in the movie world and, of course, she didn’t find it hard to blend in. She started as a host for a few TV shows and played minor roles in teen sitcom USA High, and science fiction series Roswell, before starring in the 2005 TV film Hitched. That same year, she received her first film role as Alicia in the zombie film titled All Souls Day.
The years after that had her appear in one film and several TV series/programs including Shark, Mental, The Suite Life on Deck, Against the Wall, and Miracles. Her biggest shows, however, remains The Young and the Restless, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, and Blue Bloods – where she appeared as Carmen Mesta/Ines Vargas, Melitta, and Det. Maria Baez, respectively – winning the hearts of millions with her distinctive acting skills. For her efforts in the show business, she has received nominations for two notable awards – NAACP and ALMA Awards. She is also said to be worth an estimated $3 million.
Marisa Ramirez Husband or Boyfriend – Is the American Actress Married?
Tall and beautiful Marisa Ramirez is definitely the kind every man would love to have as a date and the actress has left no stone unturned in ensuring she maintains her good looks even as she advances in age.
The 5′ 6″ tall actress is one of those celebrities who prefer to keep their personal matters very close to their chest and for this reason, picking out who she is dating is quite a difficult task to undertake. Notwithstanding, we are able to dig out some important and interesting stories about her love life.
Marisa was once a married woman. She married her childhood friend and lover, Nathan Lavezoli in 2002 and together they lived as husband and wife for nine years before the shocking news of their divorce became public knowledge in 2011. While reasons behind their separation remain unknown, some rumors have it that it was due to her work–life which probably kept them away from sharing quality time with each other.
Since her divorce, the American actress has moved on with her life, dating a few men whose names have remained a secret. However, there are rumors that she has reconnected with her ex-husband and although she is yet to confirm it, many believe Nathan is the father of the daughter she had in 2016.
Known for surprises like this, Marisa Ramirez released a shocking picture of her being pregnant in the early months of 2016 and on May 29, 2016, she returned with yet another surprise package – the birth of her adorable daughter, Violet Rae.
Marisa Ramirez gave birth to her daughter on May 29, 2016. The Blue Bloods actress who was 38 at the time, has still not revealed who the father of Violet is.
She's here!! Little Miss Violet Rae born on Sunday May29th!! She's so happy and healthy and we are so in love!!! pic.twitter.com/PDOI5dR1LI
— Marisa Ramirez (@MarisaMRamirez) June 6, 2016
According to Ramirez, having a baby at the age of 38 was not planned, however, she considers it a happy surprise. The actress further acknowledged the roles her ‘Blue Bloods’ family played during her challenging periods that ushered her into this new phase of life.