Marisa Tomei is an American actress. Being active in the industry since 1983, Marisa has appeared in numerous films and television shows. She is best known for her roles in “My Cousin Vinny” as Mona Lisa Vito in 1992, “In the Bedroom” as Natalie Strout in 2001, “The Wrestler” as Cassidy/ Pam in 2008, “What Women Want” as Lola in 2000.

Some of her notable films include “Wild Hogs,” “The Paper,” “Only You,” “Slums of Beverly Hills,” and “The Big Short,” among several others. Moreover, the actress gained more fame after her role as Aunt May in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including “Captain America: Civil War,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “Avengers: Endgame,” and “Spiderman: Far From Home.”

Quick Info
Celebrated NameMarisa Tomei
Birth DateDecember 4, 1964
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York, US
Star SignSagittarius
ParentsFather: Gary A. Tomei
Mother: Adelaide “Addie”
BrotherAdam Tomei
Marital StatusUnmarried
FianceLogan Marshall-Green
Net Worth$20 million
Height5 feet 4 inches
Weight54 Kg
Body Measurements34-25-35 inches
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown

Marisa Tomei

Where was Marisa Tomei born?

Marisa was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She is currently 59 years old. Her sun sign is Sagittarius. She is a daughter to her mother, Adelaide “Addie,” an English teacher, and Gary A. Tomei, a trial lawyer. She has a younger brother named Adam Tomei, who is also an actor.

Where did Marisa receive her education? 

Tomei grew up in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn. She graduated from Edward R. Murrow High School in 1962. Marisa loved the Broadway shows Tomei went to watch with her parents. She played Hedy Laurie in a school called “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at Andries Hudde Junior High School. After her graduation, she also attended Boston University for a year.

What are Marisa Tomei’s distinctive features?

Marisa Tomei is American by nationality and is of the white race. She belongs to Italian ancestry from both of her parents as her father’s lineage came from Tuscany, Calabria, and Campania, and her mother’s origin is from Tuscany and Sicily.

How tall is Marisa Tomei?

Besides that, Tomei stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs about 54 kg. Along with the body measurement of 34-25-35 inches, she has been able to maintain her body fit.  Additionally, her hair color is dark brown, but she often highlights her hair, and her eye color is dark brown.

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How did Marisa Tomei begin her career?

Marisa started her career with a television series, “As the World Turns,” in 1983. Also, she made her first debut in the film “Mandy” in 1984. She gained success in the 1980s with her movie “The Toxic Avenger” and “Playing for Keeps” and the TV series “A Different World.” Eventually, she became part of the New York-based theatre company “Naked Angeles.” She played many dramas, among which she won the “Theatre World Award” for her portrayal as Cetta in “Daughters.”

My Cousin Vinny

In 1992, she had her breakthrough role as Mona Lisa Vito in “My Cousin Vinny.” Subsequently, in the same year, she also appeared in the silent movie “Chaplin.” Her other films in the 1990s include “Untamed Heart,” “My Own Country,” and “Unhook the Stars.” However, she continued appearing on television and hosted in Saturday Night Live and appeared in “Seinfeld: The Cadillac.” Eventually, in the 1990s, her stage performances include “The Comedy of Errors,” “Slavs!” and “Wait Until Dark.” Meanwhile, she starred in the film “What Women Want” in 2000, “Anger Management” in 2003. She had her appearance in “Wild Hogs” in 2007 and “Parental Guidance” in 2012. Her commercial hit films in the 2000s include “In The Bedroom,” “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead,” “The Wrestler,” “Cyrus,” and “Love is Strange.


In 2010, Marisa released her fitness DVD “Marisa Tomei: Core & Curves.” She also hosted the “Scientific and Technical Awards” in 2011. From 2014 to 2015, she appeared in the films like “The Rewrite,” “Trainwreck,” “Love the Coopers,” and “The Big Short.” In 2016, she played “Serafina” in the stage play titled “The Rose Tattoo.” She also appeared in “How to Transcend a Happy Marriage” in 2017. In 2016, she also played “May Parker” in “Captain America: Civil War.” She reprised her role in other MCU movies like “Spiderman: Homecoming,” “Avengers: Endgame,” and “Spiderman: Far From Home.” Meanwhile, she also stated in the films like “Laboratory Condition,” “The First Purge,” “After Everything,” and “Frankie.” In 2019, she played in the drama film “Human Capital as Carrie.” Her last played film is ‘The King of Staten Island’ in 2020. Moreover, the same year she also appeared in ‘Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine,’ a television special program. She is also filming for her upcoming film ‘Untitled Spider-Man: Far From Home sequel.’

Has Marisa Tomei won any awards?

Tomei has been associated with the film industry for a long time and has contributed to many films and series. She received nominations for many awards and won several of them. She received an Academy Award and nominations for a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Furthermore, the actress has won 13 Critics awards.

Marisa Tomei

Who is Marisa Tomei’s boyfriend?

Tomei was in a relationship with actor Logan Marshall-Green from 2008 to 2012. There were rumors about the couple’s engagement, but a representative for Tomei denied this.

Why Marisa Tomei Never Got Married?

Marisa is a big name in the entertainment industry. Given her age, many people criticize her for not getting married or having kids. However, Marisa isn’t affected by criticism and likes to focus on her career as a successful actress.

Is Tomei socially active?

Marisa Tomei has an active Instagram account as @marisatomei with 2.1 million followers and a Twitter account as @marisatomei with 171.4 thousand followers. She also owns a Facebook account as @marisatomei with more than 1.1 million followers.

How much is the net worth of Marisa Tomei?

Marisa Tomei is living a luxurious life. She is a famous actress who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Marisa currently has about $20 million approximately as of 2024.