• Marisa Ramirez is an actress best known for her role in "Blue Bloods"
• She was born in Los Angeles in 1977 and is of Mexican and Scottish origin
• Her acting career began in 1997
• Had a brief modeling career as a teenager
• Her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million

Known for movies

Short Info

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

Who is Marisa Ramirez?

Marisa Ramirez is an actress who is perhaps best known for portraying the character of Maria Baez in the popular TV crime drama series “Blue Bloods”, but is also widely recognized for several other television appearances including in “General Hospital” and “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena” TV series, as well as from starring in movies such as “All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos” (2005) and “Itty Bitty Titty Committee” (2007).

Marisa Ramirez’s Early Life and Education

Marisa Maguire Ramirez was born on the 15th September 1977, in Los Angeles, California USA, into the family of Francine Elaine and Raymond Trinidad Ramirez. Apart from American, Marisa is also of Mexican origin from her father’s as well as of Scottish ancestry from her mother’s side, while her zodiac sign is Virgo. There aren’t any other relevant available details about her family’s background except that her parents divorced when she was four. She began her education at All Saints Catholic School in Rossford, Ohio, before transferring to Alhambra, California, where she enrolled at the all-girls school – Ramona Convent Secondary School – from which she matriculated in 1997.

Marisa Ramirez’s Early Career

At the age of only 13, Marisa Ramirez dived into the world of modeling, when she “caught the eye” of one of LA’s leading fashion agencies, which resulted in a couple-of-years-long international modeling career, and by the age of 15, she had already been appearing as a print model as well as a commercial actress, working in Italy, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. However, upon returning to the states, Marisa guided herself towards her acting career full time, and began attending acting classes which also helped her to overcome shyness.

Marisa’s “real acting” debut occurred in 1997, when she appeared in an episode of the “General Hospital” spin-off series “Port Charles”, which was followed by an appearance in the “USA High” TV series in 1998. In 2001, Ramirez joined the crew of the “General Hospital” TV series, and spent the next two years portraying Gia Campbell. This whole performance, except for earning her nominations for the prestigious NAACP and ALMA Awards, also helped Marisa Ramirez to earn a huge dose of popularity which opened the doors for more demanding roles and appearances, such as in “CSI: Miami” and in over a dozen episodes of the “Miracles” TV series, both in 2003.

Marisa Ramirez’s big screen debut occurred in 2005 when she appeared as Alicia in the thriller horror movie “All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos”, which was followed by a portrayal of Ellen in the comedy drama movie “Itty Bitty Titty Committee” in 2007. Concurrently, Marisa starred as Carmen Mesta as well as Ines Vargas in popular TV series “The Young and the Restless”, after which she appeared briefly in “Supernatural” as well as in several episodes of the “Mental” TV series in which she portrayed Dr. Chloe Artis.

Marisa Ramirez’s Career Breakthrough

In 2011, Marisa became a regular crew member of the “Against the Wall” TV series, in which she starred as Lina Flores its first and only season. Prior to this accomplishment, Marisa also appeared as Melitta in the historical spectacle TV series – “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena” as well as in the popular TV crime drama series “Bones”. These ventures were followed by an appearance in “The Mentalist” before starring in the “Body of Proof” TV series as Officer Riley Dunn.

Marisa Ramirez on “Blue Bloods”

In 2013, Marisa Ramirez was cast for the recurring role of NYPD Detective Maria Baez in CBS’ TV’s police drama series “Blue Bloods”, which follows the everyday lives of the Reagan family members who are all police officers, as well as their relationships and day-to-day struggles and challenges. Marisa has now appeared in over 115 episodes through its four seasons. It is certain that portraying Maria Baez is considered as Marisa’s biggest professional achievement so far in her professional acting career.

Marisa Ramirez’s Net Worth

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this talented actress has accumulated so far? How rich Marisa Ramirez is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that the total of Marisa Ramirez’s net worth, as of mid-2018, revolves around the sum of $3 million, with an estimated current annual income of over $360,000, acquired through her professional acting career active for over 20 years, since 1997.

Marisa Ramirez’s Personal Appearance and Social Media Networks

Marisa sports a model-like appearance – her slim and toned figure measures 35″ – 24″ – 35″ with a height of 5 ft 6 inches and weight of 119 lbs. In addition to her black hair and dark brown eyes, it makes her appearance quite alluring which certainly helps in her on-camera career. Marisa’s bra size appears to be 34A, featuring also a shoe size of US7.5 and dress size No. US 4. This 40-year old American actress is active on several social media networks such as Facebook as well as Twitter, where she amassed a total of more than 45,000 fans.

Marisa Ramirez with ex-husband Nathan Lavezoli

Who is the father of Marisa Ramirez’s child? More about her Personal Life

Is Marisa Ramirez married? When it comes to Marisa’s personal life, it has been publically acknowledged that she was married to Nathan Lavezoli between 2002 and 2011 when they divorced – further details about this marriage haven’t been disclosed. In May 2016 at the age of 38, Marisa Ramirez gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Violet Rae – the name of child’s father is still unknown to the public. In 2015, the rumors began circulating that Marisa and Nathan are back together, but those were never officially confirmed.


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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