Talented actors and actresses are not only identified by their striking appearances but by their good acting skills as well and the likes of Vanessa Marano has got them all. Her standout features and unusual face have gained her a massive audience approval as one of the outstanding upcoming Hollywood stars.
Vanessa Marano is best known for her roles in some notable TV series like Gilmore Girls and Ghost Whisperer where she acted as April Nardini and Alise Jones respectively. Here are some interesting facts you should know about the young actress.
Who is Vanessa Marano and What is her Age?
Vanessa was born in the city of Los Angeles, California, United States, on October 31, 1992. She is a daughter to Damiano A. Marano and his wife Ellen M. Marano who had her as the first of two children. Her younger sister, Laura Marano, is also an actress. She has a mixed ethnicity that includes Italian, English and Irish descent and her nationality is American.
The young American actress began acting at the age of seven, thanks to her mother who owns Agoura Children’s Theatre and her father who is a college professor. There, Vanessa, alongside her younger sister began to perform in plays which also availed her the opportunity to feature in several national commercials.
Although her mother had no initial intention of allowing either Vanessa or her sister venture into the entertainment world, the young actress’s excellent stage performance led to her breakthrough in the film industry. Her first major role on Television was in 2002 when she was cast as Hanna Malone in the American police procedural television drama series Without a Trace. Her appearance and performance in the TV series further opened her way to other contracts with several movie producers. Other series she featured in include The Comeback, a TV comedy-drama series produced by the HBO, The Clique, a 2008 teen comedy-drama film produced by Alloy Entertainment and directed by Michael Lembeck; and Dear Lemon Lima, a family comedy feature film produced in 2009 and written by Suzi Yoonessi.
From 2011-2017, Vanessa Marano has made such remarkable appearances in more TV series such as Switched at Birth, Dexter, Private Practice, Outcast, and Silicon Valley, among many others. She has also appeared in such films as The Secret Lives of Dorks, Senior Project, and Daphne & Velma, etc. All these helped in her rise to fame as well as increased her earnings. Currently, she is believed to have a net worth of about $15 million and a salary of $6 million annually.
Who is Vanessa’s Sister?
Like her older sister, Laura Marano is an actress and singer that was born on November 29, 1995. She started acting at the age of five and has since been a familiar face on the screen having appeared in such films and TV series like Austin & Ally and A Sort of Homecoming. She even starred together with her sister Vanessa in the TV drama series, Without a Trace. Her exceptional acting skills have earned her a good number of awards such as the Kids Choice Award for Favorite Actress. She has also been nominated for 2 Teen Choice Awards along with a Kids Choice Award.
As a singer, the 5 feet 7 inches tall beautiful lady released a single titled Boombox which was highly rated in the entertainment industry. She also has music albums like Austin & Ally: Turn It Up and Take It from the Top which is equally doing well in the market.
Aside from her acting and singing career, Laura is a philanthropist. Her charity acts have earned her some notable accolades including the UNICEF Ambassador for Trick-or-Treat 2013, a campaign that encourages children to raise money on Halloween to help children around the world. This has also helped her garner an increasing number of teen following from those who see her as a perfect role model. Taking a leaf from her father who is a professor, Laura enrolled at The University of Southern California as a part-time student, believing that education helps in keeping one in check.
Who is Vanessa’s Boyfriend
Italian speaking Vanessa is still very much single and likes to keep information about her personal life secret. However, the young actress was rumoured to be dating her co-star in the Austin & Ally series, Ross Lynch. This, she openly denied, saying that her relationship with Lynch is purely professional.
Vanessa was also said to be in a relationship with Jason Mraz, a young singer whom she worked with. Although she has equally denied this, her fans still believe they are secretly working things out.
Height and Body Statistics
Vanessa is 5 ft 3½ in or 161 cm tall and she weighs 55 kg or 121 pounds. Her slim body statistics is 33-23-34 in or 84-58.5-86 cm coupled with dark brown eyes and hair colour.