- Marisa Ramirez is an actress best known for her role in the police procedural series "Blue Bloods".
- Her net worth is estimated to be over $3 million, earned through her successful career as an actress.
- She attended All Saints Catholic School and Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, California.
- She has appeared in numerous soap operas such as "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "Days of Our Lives", as well as the series "Mental", "Against the Wall", "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena", and "Body of Proof".
- Marisa has a daughter, and is active on various social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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FactGraduated in 1995 from Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, CA.

Who is Marisa Ramirez?

Marisa Ramirez was born on 15 September 1977, in Los Angeles, California, USA, and is an actress, best known for her work in the police procedural television series entitled “Blue Bloods” in which she plays the role of Detective Maria Baez. She has also worked on numerous television soap operas.

The Wealth of Marisa Ramirez

How rich is Marisa Ramirez? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $3 million, earned through a successful career as an actress. She’s been active in the industry since the late 1990s, and has also done film work. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings

There is almost no information regarding Marisa’s life prior to her rise to fame as an actress, as she has shared very little regarding her family and childhood. It is known that she attended All Saints Catholic School for her primary education, and then continued by attending an all-girls school called Ramona Convent Secondary School which is located in Alhambra, California.

Marisa Ramirez

It is a private college preparatory school which was established in 1889 and is one of the oldest continually operating schools in the state. They have over 7,000 alumnae and was voted Best Catholic School by San Gabriel Valley Readers in 2018 as well as in 2019. She started her career at a young age, when she was noticed by a modelling agency in Los Angeles which offered her a contract to model internationally. She then travelled around the world, doing modelling work while honing her skills. Upon her return to the US, she decided to discontinue modelling in favor of acting and hosting work.

Acting Career – Soap Operas and More

Ramirez started her career appearing as a guest in several popular soap operas including “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “Days of Our Lives”. In 2000, she got her big break when she joined the cast of the soap opera “General Hospital” in the role of supermodel Gia Campbell. It is a daytime medical drama listed as the longest running American soap opera in production, and the second longest in history after “Guiding Light”. The show has won 13 Daytime Emmy Awards, holding the record for most wins for Outstanding Drama Series.

Marisa played that role for two years, and then left the show to become a part of the ABC drama entitled “Miracles”, however, that show was short lived, being cancelled after its first season. In 2006, she joined the cast of the soap “The Young and the Restless”, playing the public relations consultant Carmen Mesta for five months. The soap airs on CBS and is set in the fictionalized version of Genoa City, Wisconsin. It initially focused on two core families, though later introduced other characters to the show, but her character was later killed off, though she returned the following year to play Carmen’s cousin named Ines.

Recent Projects – Blue Bloods

Marisa then moved to Colombia to work on the series “Mental” alongside Annabella Sciorra and Chris Vance, however, the show had declining ratings during its first season leading to its cancellation. In 2011, she became a series regular in the Lifetime show “Against the Wall” in which she played Detective Lina Flores. It is a police procedural starring Rachael Carpani as a detective, who recently joined the Chicago Police Department – the show had good reviews but wasn’t renewed for a second season.

Shortly afterwards she then joined the Starz series “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena”, which was filmed in New Zealand, and is a miniseries following the character Gannicus as the first gladiator to become the champion of Capua. She then had a recurring role in the show “Body of Proof”, which aired from 2011 to 2013.

One of her latest projects is the series “Blue Bloods” starring Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, and Bridget Moynahan, in which she plays a New York Police Department (NYPD) detective. It is a police procedural series following members of the fictional Raegan family living in New York. The family has a history of working in law enforcement.

Personal Life and Social Media

For her personal life, it is known that Ramirez married Nathan Lavezoli in 2002 and their marriage lasted for nine years before they divorced. In 2016 she announced that she was expecting a baby, though gave no details of who the baby’s father is. She had her first child at the age of 38, and based from her public profiles, she hasn’t maintained a relationship with the father of her child.

Similar to numerous actresses, she is highly active online through accounts on social media, having over 25,000 followers on the website Instagram. She spends a lot of time with her daughter, and with fellow cast members of “Blue Bloods”. She also has an account on Twitter which has over 30,000 followers on which she shares some of her daily thoughts, also posting similar photos to that of her Instagram account. Another account she has is on Facebook, and has over 12,000 followers on the website, however, she hasn’t updated the account since 2015, last posting photos dated from that year.


1Gave birth to her 1st child at age 38, a daughter named Violet Rae on May 29, 2016.
2Graduated in 1995 from Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, CA.




Itty Bitty Titty Committee2007Ellen
Without a Trace2006TV SeriesSara
All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos2005Alicia
Hitched2005TV Movie
Dr. Vegas2004TV SeriesEva Leon
Century City2004TV SeriesChristina Dobbs
Miracles2003TV SeriesEvelyn Santos
CSI: Miami2003TV SeriesSusanna Medesto
General Hospital2001-2002TV SeriesGia Campbell
Senseless Acts of Video2000TV SeriesHost
Roswell1999TV SeriesVanessa
Backstreet Boys: All Access Video1998VideoGirl in video 'As Long as You Love Me'
USA High1998TV SeriesLiza
Port Charles1997TV SeriesGia Campbell #1 (2000-2002)
Blue Bloods2013-2017TV SeriesMaria Baez Det. Maria Baez
The Extendables2014Maria
Body of Proof2013TV SeriesOfficer Riley Dunn
Prosecuting Casey Anthony2013TV MovieRita Ashton
The Mentalist2012TV SeriesSharon Vasquez
Against the Wall2011TV SeriesLina Flores
Bones2011TV SeriesPaula Ashwaldt
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena2011TV Mini-SeriesMelitta
The Quickening2010TV MovieGina
Rizzoli & Isles2010TV SeriesMarisa Rodriguez
The Funeral Planner2010Video shortSierra D'Asanti
Past Life2010TV SeriesRosa Sanchez / Rosa
Miami Medical2010TV SeriesKatherine
CSI: NY2010TV SeriesTania Santos
The Suite Life on Deck2010TV SeriesFrancesca
Castle2009TV SeriesAngelica Fink
Columbia Ave.2009ShortCharlie
Mental2009TV SeriesChloe Artis / Dr. Chloe Artis
Supernatural2008TV SeriesTammi
Shark2007TV SeriesMonique
The Young and the Restless2006-2007TV SeriesCarmen Mesta / Ines Vargas / Ines


The 2015 HOLA Awards2016TV MovieHerself
56th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration2015TV MovieHerself - Host
55th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration2014TV MovieHerself
American Latino TV2014TV SeriesHerself
54th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration2013TV MovieHerself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHerself
SoapTalk2006TV SeriesHerself
Faces of Death: The Make-Up Effects of 'All Souls Day'2006Video documentary shortHerself
Jailhouse Rock: The Stunts of 'All Souls Day'2006Video documentary shortHerself
Raising the Undead: The Making of 'All Souls Day'2006Video documentary shortHerself
The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
33rd NAACP Image Awards2002TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

Spartacus: War of the Damned2012-2013TV SeriesMelitta


Nominated Awards

2002Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
2001ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Daytime DramaGeneral Hospital (1963)
2001Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Female NewcomerGeneral Hospital (1963)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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