The actress Morena Baccarin known for Deadpool, Serenity, Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Gotham has been popular both on screen and with her personal life, most especially as regards her marriage and relationships. Here are things to know about her.
Morena Baccarin’s Bio
She was born and named Morena Silva de Vaz Setta Baccarin on June 2, 1979, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Morena is of Italian descent, and right from her childhood, she seemed cut for the TV being that her father, Fernando Baccarin was a journalist, while her mother was a Brazilian actress, Vera Setta.
Morena lived her early life in her home country, but by the time she was 7, she moved to New York with her family, and it was in the US that she remained. For her education, the smiley face actress attended the Public School 41, in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York City and also the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies. In order to pursue a career in acting, she later went to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and then the Juilliard School.
Her first role came in 2001 when she was given a role in Perfume. This was to be followed by the very successful Way Off Broadway that would go on to win for her an award. The coming years would see her taking roles in many movies and TV series such as Roger Dodger (2002), Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008) and Deadpool (2016). She has also served as a voice actress and has appeared in the Video Game Destiny 2 as Sagira in 2017.
Through Morena’s years as an actress, she has got many nominations and a few awards for her different roles. She has got nominations for Primetime Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, and has taken home awards for Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series at the Behind the Voice Actors Awards for her role in The Flash (2014) as well as Best Actress for her role in Way Off Broadway (2001) at the Wine Country Film Festival.
Husband And Son
The Good Wife actress has had a very interesting love story thus far. In November 2011, she got married to film producer and director, Austin Chick. Unfortunately, the marriage was not one to last forever as by 2015, there were already cracks in the union and they were walking a path to a divorce.
Even though the divorce was soon settled, they spent the next two years walking in and out of the courts in a battle on who would have custody of the couple’s son, Julius who was born in October 2003.
By the time the custody battle was through with, Baccarin found herself paying Austin Chick $5,000 each month until December 2018 in Spousal Support. More so, having lost custody of her son, she was also ordered to pay child support of $3,500 per month to her ex-husband until their son turns 18. More so, Chick was awarded their New York home, just as the residuals from her projects were split between them.
Before their divorce was finally over, the actress revealed that she was seeing Gotham co-star, Ben McKenzie, and she had plans to marry him after the divorce. She also revealed that she was carrying his child.
Morena Baccarin gave birth to the On-screen love interests child in March 2016. In November of the same year, they announced their engagement which was followed by their nuptials in June 2017.
Her Net Worth
There is no gainsaying that Morena Baccarin has really worked hard over the years. Not only has she appeared in a good number of productions, she has also appeared in a good number of movies that were very successful including Deadpool and Gotham which she has been a part of since 2015.
That said, Morena Baccarin has an estimated net worth of $5 million. It is from her work as an actress that she has come to acquire a large chunk of her fortune. She should be worth more than that, however, her divorce settlement has also cost her a fair share of her wealth.
Height And Body Measurements
Obviously, Morena Baccarin is a very beautiful woman who has a very good and feminine body. She has a height of 5 feet 7½ inches (171 cm) and a body weight of 126 lbs (57 kg).
Also, her general body measurements are 34-24-37 in (86-60-94 cm), and she has dark brown hair and light brown eye color. She wears a 32B bra size, a 6 (US) or 36 (EU) dress size, and a shoe size of 8 (US) or 5.5 (UK).