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Marisa Tomei was born on 4th December 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, USA of Italian descent. She is an actress and producer. The winner of prestigious awards among which are the Academy Award and Chicago Film Critics Association Award rose to prominence as a supporting actress in the film “My Cousin Vinny” (1992). In addition to working on television and cinema, Marisa landed significant roles on the theatre stage as well. More, she won the Theatre World Award for her role in the play “Daughters” (1987). Tomei has been active in the entertainment industry since 1984.
Marisa Tomei Net Worth $43 Million
Is this popular film, television and stage actress rich? According to recent estimations, Marisa Tomei’s net worth is as much as $43 million, the main source of her wealth being acting. To give one example, she earned $250,000 from “My Cousin Vinny” (1992) and $2 million from “Only You” (1994).
Marisa Tomei was interested in acting from early childhood. In 1982, she graduated from Edward R. Murrow High School, and then studied at Boston University but dropped out after a year with a view to pursuing the career of an actress.
Marisa debuted on television in the series “As the World Turns” (1983–1985). Meanwhile, she was invited to take parts in the feature films “The Flamingo Kid” (1984) and “The Toxic Avenger” (1984). More, she was offered a role in the theatre play “Daughters” which was so successful that Tomei won the Theatre World Award for outstanding debut on stage. Then, she starred in the sitcom “A Different World” (1987) and appeared in several feature films. However, the most successful role in her early career was the picture of Mona Lisa Vito in the comedy film “My Cousin Vinny” (1992) directed by Jonathan Lynn. The blockbuster grossed $64 million at the box office, plus Marisa won the Academy Award as the Best Supporting Actress and Chicago Film Critics Association Award as the Most Promising Actress. Afterwards, she received nominations for her appearances in both comedy films “Slums of Beverly Hills” (1998) as well as “What Women Want” (2000).
Another success for Marisa Tomei which was accompanied by a number of nominations and top rated awards was her role in the crime drama film “In the Bedroom” (2001) by Todd Field. The film was called a masterpiece by some of the critics and the box office grossed $43 million. Then Tomei won a Gracie Allen Award for her appearance in the film “Rescue Me” (2006) and a Gotham Award for her role in “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead” (2007). The best role landed so far is the character of Cassidy / Pam in the film “Wrestler” (2008) for which Marisa won 10 different awards not to mention countless nominations. Other roles that were praised by critics were in the films “Top Girls” (2009) and “Cyrus” (2010).
It is worth mentioning the fact that she has been acting on the theatre stage of theatre during her entire career. Currently, she is acting in the Broadway play “The Realistic Joneses”.
In her personal life, Marisa Tomei has been dating actor, film producer/director and screenwriter Josh Radnor since 2013.