Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$1.5 million
Date Of BirthDecember 19, 1972
SpouseTodd William Harris, Jim Finn
FactHas the same birth date as Alyssa Milano.



Who is Rosa Blasi?

Rosa Blasi is an actress who is probably currently best known for appearing in the leading role of Barb Thunderman in “The Thundermans” TV series. She is also widely recognized for portraying Dr. Luisa Delgado in the “Strong Medicine” TV series, and for appearing in the horror movie “The Grudge” (2004).

Rosa Blasi’s Early Life, Childhood and Education

Rosa was born on the 19th December 1972 in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is one of five children of Joyce and Rocco Blasi, with sisters Marina and Tasha, as well as brothers Rocky and Michael. Apart from American, she is also of mixed Hispanic, Italian and Irish ancestry. Interested in acting from a very early age, Rosa dived into the world of acting at the age of eight, when she joined the prestigious Piven Theatre Workshop in Evanston, Illinois. During her youth, she was also a member of an improvisational comedy troupe, The Second City. Apart from all these, Rosa also attended singing lessons for 13 years, and is a classically trained mezzo soprano. She also attended dancing lessons for five years, as well as piano classes, also for five years. From early childhood, she honed her skills in over 40 theatre productions and musicals, as well as through touring with the Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Kenny Rogers. With such a high-profiled theatrical background, it is no wonder that Rosa Blasi has managed to become a successful actress. In 1993, Rosa was appointed as Miss Rockford, while in 2014 she earned the Miss Chicago title.

Before Fame – Rosa Blasi’s Early Career

Rosa’s on-camera debut occurred in 1996, when she appeared in the “High Tide” TV series, which was followed by a support role in the “Married with Children” TV series a year later. In 1997 she was cast for the recurring role of April Beane in the comedy TV series “Hitz”, which led her to appearing in other popular series, including “Frasier”, “Beverly Hills, 90210”, “Grown Ups” and “V.I.P.”.


However, the breakthrough in Rosa Blasi’s acting career occurred in 2000 when she was cast for the recurring role of Dr. Luisa Delgado in TV medical drama series “Strong Medicine”. She reprised this role through the show’s six seasons ’til 2006, appearing in over 130 episodes which gained her a huge dose of popularity. Meantime, her debut big screen appearance came in 2004, when she was cast for the role of Maria in Takashi Shimizu’s mystery horror movie “The Grudge”.


In the course of the next several years, Rosa added several movie and television appearances to her portfolio, including “Eight Days a Week” (2007) and “Next Stop Murder” (2010), and TV series “Lone Star” and “The Whole Truth”. Between 2009 and 2012, Rosa portrayed Ronnie Cruz in the TV sports drama series “Make It or Break It” which was followed by appearing in an episode of the “Hot in Cleveland” series.

Rosa Blasi and “The Thundermans”

Rosa’s acting career was set on the rising path in 2013, when she was cast as one of the main characters, the recurring role of Barb Thunderman in “The Thundermans” TV series. The show, based in a fictional town of Hiddenville, pictures the everyday life of the Thundermans family members, blessed with superpowers but who are trying to live a normal life. Rosa has since appeared in 100 episodes of the show which is currently in its fourth season. The show has been honored with several accolades, including the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for the Favorite TV show in 2016, which has certainly helped Rosa Blasi to increase her popularity, and net worth.

Other endeavors

Apart from those already mentioned, Rosa also appeared in “The Vagina Monologues” stage play at the Apollo Theater in New York City’s neighborhood of Harlem, and served as a voice-over actor in various radio shows. She also participated in the charity concert for “What a Pair” in order to raise awareness  of breast cancer. On several occasions, Rosa Blasi appeared in popular TV shows including “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” and “Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher”.

In 2010, Rosa Blasi published her first book, entitled “Jock Itch: Misadventures of a Retired Jersey Chaser” – a comedic memoir about her 10-year long relationship with a professional athlete.

Rosa Blasi’s Net Worth

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this talented American actress has accumulated so far? How rich Rosa Blasi is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Rosa Blasi’s net worth, as of mid-2018, revolves around the sum of $1.5 million, acquired primarily through her on-camera professional acting career that has been active since 1996.

Rosa Blasi’s Personal Appearance and Social Media presence

Rosa sports a slim and toned body, measuring 34″ – 24″ -35″, which in addition to her height of 5 ft 2″ and weight of around 120 lbs makes her appearance quite alluring. It appears that her bra size is 34D while her shoe size is US 4. This 45-year old actress is also quite active on several social media networks, such as Twitter as well as Instagram on which she has amassed more than 880,000 fans altogether.

Is Rosa Blasi Married? More about her Personal Life

Yes – since May 2014, Rosa has been married to Todd Williams Harris, who is a mortgage broker and who she met through dating site Match.com. Prior to this relationship, Rosa was married to a former American Football player, the New York Giants’ fullback Jim Finn between 2004 and 2008, with whom she welcomed one child, daughter Kaia born in 2006.

General Info

Full NameRosa Blasi
Net Worth$1.5 million
Date Of BirthDecember 19, 1972
Height1.57 m
ProfessionActor
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseTodd William Harris, Jim Finn
ParentsRocco Blasi, Joyce Blasi
SiblingsMarina Blasi, Tasha Blasi, Rocky Blasi, Michael Blasi

Accomplishments

NominationsALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Series
MoviesThe Grudge, Next Stop Murder, Inseparable, Deception
TV ShowsI Hate My Teenage Daughter, Make It Or Break It, Strong Medicine, Hitz, The Thundermans, Eight Days a Week

Social profile links

Quotes

#Quote
1"When I'm not listening to rap I like Broadway. Does that make me bipolar?" - "my personal style" (magazine unknown)
2I question those guys who get their daily dose of SportsCenter. I think that's weirder than guys watching Lifetime. We have hot girls on Lifetime. If men like women, they're going to like Lifetime. - Stuff Magazine

Facts

#Fact
1Has a step-daughter named Ryan Harris (b.2007).
2(May 3, 2014) Married for the 2nd time her boyfriend of 16 months Todd William Harris.
3Gave birth to her 1st child at age 33, a daughter Kaia Finn on September 20, 2006. Kaia was born 2 weeks premature. Child's father is her now ex-1st husband, Jim Finn.
4Rosa wrote a comedic memoir published by Harper Collins on 3/29/11 titled Jock Itch: Misadventures of A Retired Jersey Chaser. The book details the 10 years she spent in serious relationships with professional athletes and the hilarious events that caused her to seek "athlete sobriety".
5Rosa has written several articles for the Huffington Post.
6Rosa has had piano classes for 5 years, dancing classes for 5 years, and voice training for 13 years.
7She was Miss Rockford 1993 (Swimsuit Preliminary) and Miss Chicago 1994, and a finalist in the Miss Illinois pageants of both years. Her talent for the Miss Chicago 1994 pageant was singing "I'd give my life for you" from Miss Saigon. A clip can be found at her website.
8Married NY Giants fullback Jim Finn on February 14, 2004 in Maui.
9Close friends with actor Sean Hayes, who attended her wedding on February 14, 2004, and Lisa Vidal.
10Has the same birth date as Alyssa Milano.
11Her ethnic background is Puerto Rican, Italian, and Irish.
12Speaks fluent Italian and is a classically trained mezzo soprano.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Thundermans2013-2017TV SeriesBarb Thunderman
Haunted Hathaways2014TV SeriesBarb Thunderman
Second Shot2013TV SeriesJulia Rivas
Teenage Bank Heist2012TV MovieAgent Christine Mendoza
Hot in Cleveland2012TV SeriesJessica
Make It or Break It2009-2012TV SeriesRonnie Cruz
The Whole Truth2010-2011TV SeriesDani
Mr. Sunshine2011TV SeriesJessica
Lone Star2010TV SeriesBlake Thatcher
Next Stop Murder2010TV MovieHeather
General Hospital2010TV SeriesFernanda
American Dad!2010TV SeriesJeanine Winthrop
Friends of Dorothy2009ShortCameron Lagares
Melrose Place2009TV SeriesNicolette Sarling
Eight Days a Week2007TV MovieRandi
Fist of the Warrior2007Woman in Black
Inseparable2006TV Movie
Strong Medicine2000-2006TV SeriesDr. Luisa 'Lu' Delgado
CSI: Miami2005TV SeriesAna Garcia
The Grudge2004Maria
Making Changes2004ShortDeanna
Rendez-View2001TV SeriesGuest Host
Noriega: God's Favorite2000TV MovieVicky Amador
V.I.P.2000TV SeriesCassandra
The Drew Carey Show1999TV SeriesIsabel
Avalon: Beyond the Abyss1999TV MovieCarolina Marquez
Grown Ups1999TV SeriesCarla
Sons of Thunder1999TV SeriesMarita Cortez
Beverly Hills, 902101999TV SeriesClara Covington
Caroline in the City1998TV SeriesLana
Becker1998TV SeriesCarmen
Frasier1998TV SeriesWaitress
Holding the Baby1998TV SeriesWendy
Hitz1997TV SeriesApril Beane
Lost on Earth1997TV SeriesDawn
Married with Children1997TV SeriesWoman #1
High Tide1996TV Series

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quiet on the Set2014TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Uncensored with Sam Rubin2011TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Daily Habit2011TV SeriesHerself
Undateable2010TV Mini-Series documentary
Secrets of the Hollywood Body2009TV MovieHerself
TMZ on TV2008TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHerself
Pet Star2005TV Series documentaryCelebrity Judge #3
A Powerful Rage: Behind 'The Grudge'2005Video documentaryHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHerself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Pyramid2002-2004TV SeriesHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHerself
SoapTalk2003TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003TV SeriesHerself
The View2002TV SeriesHerself
2002 ALMA Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
The Test2001TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Hollywood Squares2001TV SeriesHerself
Politically Incorrect2001TV SeriesHerself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2004Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actress in a Television DramaStrong Medicine (2000)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2006Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actress - TelevisionStrong Medicine (2000)
2006Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Drama Series EpisodeStrong Medicine (2000)
2005Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actress - TelevisionStrong Medicine (2000)
2005Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Dramatic PerformanceStrong Medicine (2000)
2002ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television SeriesStrong Medicine (2000)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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