Dania Ramirez

Inside Biography

Dania Ramirez is a Dominican television and film actress best known for playing the roles Blanca in The Sopranos, Alex in Entourage and Maya Herrera in Heroes. She has been married to Jessy Terrero since February 16, 2013.

Born in the Dominican Republic

Dania Ramirez was born as Dania Jissel Ramirez on November 8, 1979, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to parents Agueda Camacho and Daniel Ramire.

She was only six months old when her parents immigrated to the United States, after which she was raised by her grandmother. She joined her parents at the age of 10.

Ramirez has a sister, Denise Ramirez. She is of Dominican Republic nationality and belongs to caucasian ethnicity. She is 5 feet 4 inches (1.64 m) tall and her weight is 54 KG (119 lbs).

Initially Appeared in Commercials

Dania Ramirez was only 15 years old when a modeling scout discovered her while working in a convenience store, and cast in a soda commercial. She then appeared in numerous other advertisements.

She then decided to pursue her acting career and thus, joined the Actor's Workshop in New York City and studied acting. She later attended Montclair State University from where she graduated in 2001.

Started Film and Television Career After Graduation

Following her graduation from Montclair State University, Dania Ramirez moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.

In 1997, she appeared in the HBO film, Subway Stories, where she met director Spike Lee. Lee cast Ramirez in the 2004 comedy-drama film, She Hate Me.

She has since starred in many films such as Fat Albert, X-Men: The Last Stand, The 5th Commandment, American Reunion and Premium Rush.

Ramirez made her television debut with a minor role of Caridad in the final episodes of the UPN television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

From 2006 to 2007, she played a recurring role, Blanca Selgado, in the sixth season of the HBO series, The Sopranos.

Net Worth of $3 Million

Being one of the renowned and successful Hollywood actors, Dania Ramirez certainly earns a substantial amount of money. Ramirez has an estimated net worth of $3 million, according to the Celebrity Net Worth website.

Her exact salary is still under review. However, some online sources suggest that the 40-year-old Entourage star was making around $80 thousand per episode while working on HBO's The Sopranos.

Married to Bev Land, Shares Two Children

As we mentioned earlier, Dania Ramirez has been married to a film director, Bev Land aka John Beverly Amos Land, who has directed the 2000 musical comedy film, Face the Music Lycan and 2007 horror film, Lycan.

The couple became engaged in September 2011 and two years later, they tied the knot in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on February 16, 2013.

CAPTION: Dania Ramirez and Bev Land SOURCE: Us Weekly

The husband-wife duo shares twin children; son John and daughter Gaia together.

The actress was previously in a relationship with the Soul Plane director, Jessy Terrero, until 2008.

by Arsad, 10 Nov, 2019

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