Melissa Fumero is now a big name in the film industry. Professionally, she is an actress and a director. You may have seen her in the popular police procedural comedy television series Brooklyn Nine-Nine portraying the role of Amy Santiago. Another hit role of hers includes the series One Life to Live. 38-year-old Fumero has been active in the entertainment industry since 2004 (16 years).
Melissa Is from New Jersey
Fumero was born on the 19th of August, 1982, in North Bergen, New Jersey, the United States with the name Melissa Gallo. Her parents are out of the spotlight and their names or professions are unknown. Melissa grew up in Lyndhurst after moving from Guttenberg when she was 6. Fumero then came to New York at the young age of 19 to pursue her dream.
She is highly educated
Talking about her educational qualifications, he has a Bachelors’s degree from New York University, majoring in Fine Arts in 2003.
Fumero has a height of 175 centimeters (5 feet and 9 inches) and her weight is around 132 lbs (62 kilograms). We can easily see she is fit and has a body measurement of 36-26-36 inches. Her black hair and dark brown eyes make her look even more attractive.
Melissa is a mother of two child
Melissa is the wife of actor David Fumero. The couple married on the 9th of December, 2007 after meeting on the sets of One Life to Live. They are happily married with two children, both sons named Enzo Fumero and Axel Fumero.
Melissa updates about her whereabouts regularly on social media like Instagram and Twitter. Her personal Instagram account @melissafumero has 2.2 million followers currently. Similarly, her official Twitter account @melissafumero has 652.9k followers. She also has an official Facebook page with more than 18k followers.
Melissa Fumero started her career with the series One Life to Live in 2004. She played the role of Adriana Cramer alongside her current husband and then co-star David Fumero for a total of 208 episodes till 2011. While she was a regular cast, she also played some minor roles in the movies Descent, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell and Tiny Dancer. She also appeared in 2 episodes of All My Children in 2005. In 2010, she played the role of Zoe in 5 episodes of Gossip Girl.
She then played minor roles in the series The Mentalist, Royal Pains, CSI: NY, and Men at Work. Melissa then got her breakthrough role in 2013 with the series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Here, she plays the role of Detective Amy Santiago as the main cast. For her role in the series, she has been nominated for four awards among which she won the NHMC Impact Awards for the Outstanding Achievements and Contributions to the Positive Portrayals of Latinos in Media Category. Melissa has made appearances as a guest in programs like Hell’s Kitchen, America’s Got Talent: The Champions, and Match Game.
Fumero Has a High Net Worth
Working in the industry for more than 16 years, Melissa has earned quite a fortune for herself and her family. Her current net worth is estimated to be 2 million dollars.