Melissa Fumero Biography
|Date of Birth:||1982 , August-19|
|Age:||37 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||Lyndhurst, New Jersey|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Body Measurements||34-23.5-34 inch|
|Shoe Size||8 us|
|Weight in KG||58 KG|
|Married to||David Fumero (m. 2007)|
|Education||New York University|
|Online Presence||Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram|
|Movies||The House That Jack Built|
|TV Show||Brooklyn Nine-Nine|
Melissa Fumero is an American actress and director widely known for playing the role of Amy Santiago on NBC comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Adriana Cramer on ABC drama series One Life to Live.
Born in North Bergen, New Jersey
Melissa Fumero was born as Melissa Gallo on August 19, 1982, in North Bergen, New Jersey, the United States of America, as one of the four children born to Carlos Fumero, an archeologist and his wife Martha Fumero who was an explorer but later turned to be a travel guide.
Her parents, who were Cuban, were in love since a young age had travelled to Unites States of America as teenagers and for certain time period didn�t see each other at all. After meeting again in some years� time, the couple got married and had a family of four young ones.
She has two elder sisters; Julia and Johanna, as well as a younger brother named Maximillian (or Max). After the death of her father when she was a young teenager, the family was looked after by her mother and her eldest sister had been working to support the family.
Interested in Music From Childhood
Melissa was interested in music from her childhood. She actually learned to play guitar from 4 and also sang in many programs that took place in her community or school. She attended a local public school and was a good scholar. She also was very active in her extra circulars and also played lacrosse till she was in her mid-school.
Apart from singing, she also liked dancing very much and took dance lessons with her mother, who happened to be a ballerina. She also was involved in drama and used to perform in the local church on Sundays. Upon her graduation, she studied Fine Arts and received a Bachelor�s degree in 2003, from New York University. Brought up in a very religious family, she is a follower of Christianity just like the rest of her family. An American by nationality, she belongs to white ethnicity.
Appearances in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and One Life to Live
Her first acting roles came in 2004, when she joined the cast of One Life to Live, and played the role of Adriana, which had been previously portrayed by two other actresses. The character was played for long time by award-winning actress Robin Strasser, which happens to be the daughter of a Dorian Cramer in the series.
After playing for 3 years in the series, she thought about not extending her contract as she wanted to try other new things, but still remained in touch with the show. In 2008, she quit the show after playing for some 15 episodes that year, but returned back in 2010 after her role was required to cover the loss of another character named Gina Tognoni.
Then in 2009, she was casted for her first ever movie named Tiny Dancer, which was an independent movie. In 2010, she was seen as Zoe in CW's TV drama Gossip Girl, and by 2013 was already playing in FOX TV's Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Amy Santiago.
Estimated Net Worth of $2 Million
Melissa Fumero has earned a good amount of money throughout her television career. According to the ecelebrityspy.com, Melissa has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
She owns a luxurious house in Los Angeles. She also owns a white Ford car.
Happily Married to Actor David Fumero Since 2007
But, she has been married to her friend and co-star David Fumero. The couple dated for some time and then got engaged in December 2006. One year later on December 9, 2007, they got married.
The two welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in March 2016, and named their son Enzo Fumero.
Welcomed Another Son on Valentine's Day
Melissa Fumero and her husband, David Fumero, welcomed their second child, another baby boy, on Valentine's Day, and the two have named their newborn son Axel Fumero.
The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star posted a black and white photo of the newborn on Instagram to announce the birth of her second.
She had announced her pregnancy in November 2019, debuting her baby bump in an Instagram photo.