Carl Marino Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Jul, 2019
Facts of Carl Marino
Date of Birth: 1970 , August-26
Age: 49 years old
Name Carl Marino
Birth Name Carl Earl Marino
Father Carl Marino
Mother Carol Marino
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hornell, New York, USA
Ethnicity White
Married to Ilona Marino
Children 2
Education Rochester Institute of Technology, United States Military Academy
TV Show Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda 
Siblings 3 sisters
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Carl Marino is an American actor, rose to prominence for his roles in the projects like Homicide Hunter, Looking, and I (Almost) Got Away With It. Before he found his success in acting, Marino served as a Deputy Sheriff in New York and served for almost 17 years on the force.

Early Life And Education

Carl Marino was born as Carl Earl Marino on August 26, 1970, in Hornell, New York, USA. He was born as the only son among four children of his parents Carl Marino and Carol Marino. Marino holds American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity.

He completed his high school education from a local school in upstate New York after which he studied at the United States Military Academy for two years. Later, he studied Criminal Justice at the Rochester Institute of Technology.


Marino became a Deputy Sheriff while he was attending the Criminal Justice at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He served in the force for seventeen years before he retired. During his term, he mostly worked at the Monroe County Jail. Besides, he was also signed with a modeling company in New York.

His parents passed away at the end of his tenure as a Deputy Sheriff, after which he moved to California to be close with his other family members who had shifted three years prior to him.

CAPTION: Actor and former Deputy Sheriff Carl Marino SOURCE: The Evening Tribune

Afterward, he auditioned for a feature film and got his debut role in the 2010 independent film Sedona's Rule. Then he was cast in the NBC show Trauma 2009 and became the recurring cast of the show.

In 2011, he landed his main role as detective Lt. Joe Kenda on the Investigation Discovery hit show Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda in which he worked with Joe Kenda and Justin James Boykin. The role turned out to be his breakthrough role and earned him a huge fanbase. He worked for seven seasons on the show.

Net Worth

Carl Marino, who worked as a Deputy Sheriff for over 17 years and has been active as an actor for a decade has undoubtedly earned a good sum of money. Despite his fame and presence in the limelight for a long time, his earnings and salary have not been revealed yet.

Marino's current net worth can be estimated to be in $millions. He was a part of hugely successful Discovery investigation show Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda for over seven seasons, so we can say, he received a good bunch of money from his work there.

Personal Life

Actor and former Deputy Sheriff Carl Marino is a happily married man. He has been married to Ilona Marino since 28 August 2010. He and his wife Ilona dated for a few years before they walked down the aisle.

CAPTION: Carl Marino and his wife Ilona Marino SOURCE: Twitter

The couple hasn't given birth to any children yet. However, he has two young children from his previous marriage. Details regarding his previous marriage and ex-wife are not available.

Carl Marino is 6 feet 1 inch tall.



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