Marina Teresa Squerciati is an American actress, currently appears as Officer Kim Burgess in an American police procedural drama Chicago P.D. Squerciati won the prestigious Agnes Moorehead Award for her performance as Judy Holliday in the off-Broadway play Just in Time.
She has been married to Eli Kay-Oliphant. The couple shares a child. She announced her pregnancy on February 15, 2017, via Twitter. She gave birth to a daughter in May 2017.
Early Life And Education Of Marina Squerciati
Marina Squerciati was born on the 17th of March, 1981, under the birth sign Pisces. She was born as the only daughter of Paula, a beautician and a fashion critique and Rodger Squerciati, a judge as well as a teacher of law at the University of California. She was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Mississippi with her grandparents until she was 6.
With her grandmother already pa s sed away, she was encouraged by her granddad to dance and he’d also show her some steps. After her 6th birthday, she returned to L.A and lived with her parents. When she was 11, she was heartbroken after she learned that her grandfather had expired. “He was my childhood hero,” she said in an interview.
She quickly adapted to life in Hollywood and started to act in her school, which was Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, which was an all-girls school. There, she has a successful career as a student and was a sharp kid, according to her teachers.
She also joined dance cla s ses as inspired by her granddad and also was active in her school’s drama cla s s. As a result, she started to really express herself and soon became one of the inevitable members of drama cla s ses.
She performed in many different roles in her school and also appeared in some local Theatre plays. Upon graduation, she went to study acting at Northwestern University and graduated in 2003 with a BFA degree in theatre and drama. A Christian by religion, she is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Marina Squerciati's Career
Starting her career with theatre her first major role was in an off-Broadway play Just in Time: The Judy Holliday Story and was surprised when she won the Agnes Moorehead Award, in her very first appearance. A year after, she made her first Broadway debut in To Be or Not to Be, based on the story by Ernest Halliday.
Her impressive start and promising acting won her roles in some other plays like Manipulation, Beauty of the Father, and others. Her TV roles came only after 1993 when she appeared in a TV drama named The Nutcracker. Some of her other notable roles have come in It's Complicated (2009), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2009), Alter Egos (2012), Frances Ha (2012), etc.
Between 2010 and 2011, she made several appearances in shows like The Good Wife, Damages, Blue Bloods, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Marina Squerciati's Net Worth And Salary
Marina Squuerciati's net worth is $500 thousand at present. She has earned a huge amount of money from her career.
From the box office hit of 2009, It’s Complicated acc u mulated a remunerative paycheck. She also featured in the role of Melaine in the romantic comedy which got produced on an $85 million budget. The movies generated a whopping $219.1 million at the box office.
Marina Squerciati's Personal Life
An actress, Marina Squerciati is married to her longtime boyfriend, Eli Kay-Oliphant. The pairs are a college sweetheart who met at the University of Northwestern.
Marina who announces her pregnancy in February 2017, later on, welcomed a baby daughter. The family of three is living together happily.
Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts
- Age: Marina Squerciati is 34 years old, as of 2019.
- Birth Sign: Taurus
- Height: Marina Squerciati makes her stand out in a crowd 5 feet 6 inches(1.67 m) tall.
- Weight: Her body weight is 59 kg.
- Body Measurements: She has a slim body built with the measurements of 36-26-36 inches.
- Bra Size: 34B
- Dress Size: 6(US)
- She has good memories of living with her older folks and remembers how her granddad used to take her up hiking where she could see the waterfall and rainbows.
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by sanjeet, 31 Mar, 2015