Morena Baccarin is a Brazilian-American actress who is most popular for her works in “Firefly”, “Homeland”, “Gotham” and “the Deadpool series” where she plays the role of ‘Vanessa’. She has played some really popular iconic roles in movies and TV series.
Morena, age 38, has almost spent a decade in her acting career. Find out more about Morena’s net worth, career, husband and more.
Morena Baccarin: early life, career, and nationality
Morena Baccarin was born on June 2, 1979, in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil which actually makes her nationality a Brazilian. Baccarin was born to her parents Vera Setta and Fernando Baccarin. Her mother was an actor while her father a journalist. She belongs to a mix of the ethnicity of Italian and Brazilian descent. She moved to New York while at the age of six as her father had to move for work. The actress attended New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies and later she went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts before attending Julliard school.
Initially, her career began with the improvised fashion-world comedy Perfume in the year 2001. Similarly, she had then been cast in several popular roles. Her debut TV series was science-fiction drama Firefly which came out in the year 2002. In addition, she made several appearances in TV shows in addition to some guest appearances in other TV shows. Gradually she landed roles in television drama series like Homeland. In addition, she also received a Primetime Emmy award for the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in the year 2013. In 2015, Morena started playing the role of Leslie in Gotham.
Morena Baccarin: husband and personal life
Morena Baccarin’s personal history is equally exciting. She first married her director and producer husband Austin Chick in the year 2011. The marriage, however, did not last very long and the couple started having problems after a short time of their marriage. They had a son together born October 22, 2013, named Julius. Finally, in the year 2015, the couple filed for divorce.
Shortly after their divorce was finalized, Morena announced of marrying her Gotham co-star Ben Mackenzie. On March 2, 2016, their first child, a daughter Frances Laiz Setta Schenkkan was born. The couple shortly got engaged and married in the year 2017. Their marriage took place in Brooklyn in New York.
Morena Baccarin: net worth
Morena Baccarin has been gaining good popularity especially after she was cast in Deadpool as Vanessa which is further adding to her popularity. The beautiful actress has a net worth of $8 million. However, we do not have information about her monthly and yearly salary.
Morena is also active on social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. The Deadpool actress has almost 700k followers on her Instagram account. In addition, you will get to see some exclusive photos on her Instagram account.