Marisa Tomei Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Famous for starring in My Cousin Vinny movie
Nickname Marisa
Full Name Marisa Tomei
Profession Actress
Nationality American, Italian
Age 57 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth December 4, 1964
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, United States
Religion Christian
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Marisa Tomei is an American actress who has won numerous awards including Academy Award, and several nominations. She is better known for her outstanding performances.

Tomei is known for performing in ‘Parental Guidance’ in 2012, ‘Untamed Heart’ in 1993, ‘Only You’ in 1994, ‘The Paper’ in 1994, ‘Unhook the Stars’ in 1996, and many more that are worth sharing.


In 1986, the actress, Maria Tomei acted in ‘As The World Turns’, also starred in ‘A Different World’ wherein she portrayed the role of Maggie Lauten during the first season.

Prior to this, Maria Tomei made her debut with a minor role in the comedy film named ‘The Flamingo Kid’ released in the year 1984. In the film, she played the role of Mandy as a waitress.

In 1987, she made her stage debut at the age of 22, and made an appearance in the off-Broadway play Daughters, playing Cetta. Her role earned her rave reviews and the Theatre World Award for outstanding debut on stage.

However, the stunning actress has established herself as the best star in Hollywood and became popular for her stand-out performances.


Maria Tomei received various accolades, including an Academy Award and nominations Marisa Tomei for a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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Marisa Tomei Education

Qualification Boston University
School Edward R. Murrow High School
College College of Fine Arts

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Marisa Tomei Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Famous for starring in My Cousin Vinny movie


Film debut: The Flamingo Kid

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Net Worth: USD $20 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Gary A. Tomei

Her father Gary A. Tomei

Mother: Patricia Addie Tomei

Her mother Patricia Addie Tomei

Brother(s): Adam Tomei

Her brother Adam Tomei

Marital Status: Single

Dating History:

Josh Radnor (2014)
Logan Marshall-Green (2008 – 2012)
Nicholas Carpenter (2006 – 2008)
Lenny Kravitz (2004)
Christian Slater (2003)
Frank Pugliese (2001 – 2004)
Dana Ashbrook (1999)
Robert Downey Jr. (1993)

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Favorite Food: Pizza, Burger

Favorite Color: Red, Pink, Green

Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld

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