The actress Morena Baccarin, known for Deadpool, Serenity, Stargate: The Ark of Truth, and Gotham” was popular on-screen as well as in her private life, especially concerning her marriage and relationships. Here are things you should know about her.
Morena Baccarin Bio
She was born on 2 June 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as Morena Silva de Vaz Setta Baccarin and was christened Morena Silva de Vaz Setta Baccarin. Morena is of Italian descent, and since her childhood, she seemed to be suited for television, as her father, Fernando Baccarin, was a journalist, while her mother, Vera Setta, was a Brazilian actress.
Morena lived her early life in her home country, but when she was seven years old, she moved with her family to New York, and she stayed in the USA. For her education, the actress with a smiley face attended Public School 41 in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York City, and also the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies. To pursue an acting career, she later went to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and then to the Juilliard School.
She received her first role in 2001 when she was given a role in Perfume. This was followed by the very successful “Way Off Broadway”, which should earn her an award. In the following years, she was to appear in many films and television series such as Roger Dodger (2002), Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008), and Deadpool (2016). She also worked as a dubbing artist and appeared as Sagira in the video game Destiny 2 in 2017.
During her years as an actress, Morena has received many nominations and several awards for her various roles. She has received nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, and was named Best Female Singer in a television series at the Behind the Voice Actors Awards for her role in The Flash (2014) and Best Actress at the Wine Country Film Festival for her role in Way Off Broadway (2001).
Morena Baccarin Husband And Son
The Good Wife actress has experienced a very interesting love story so far. In November 2011 she married the film producer and director Austin Chick. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last forever, because in 2015 there were already cracks in the marriage and they were on the way to divorce.
Although the divorce was soon settled, they spent the next two years going to court to fight for custody of the couple’s son, Julius, born in October 2003.
When the custody battle was over, Baccarin paid Austin Chick $5,000 a month in child support until December 2018. Since she had lost custody of her son, she was also sentenced to pay her ex-husband $3,500 monthly alimony until her son turned 18. What’s more, Chick was given her New York home, as well as the remainder of the money from her projects, which was divided between them.
Before her divorce was finally over, the actress revealed that she was dating Gotham co-star Ben McKenzie and that she planned to marry him after the divorce. She also revealed that she was expecting a child from him.
Morena Baccarin gave birth to the child On-screen love interests in March 2016. In November of the same year, they announced their engagement, which was followed by their wedding in June 2017.
Her Net Worth
It cannot be denied that Morena Baccarin has worked really hard over the years. Not only has she been involved in a large number of productions, but also in a number of films that have been very successful, including Deadpool and Gotham, in which she has starred since 2015.
Apart from that, Morena Baccarin has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Because of her work as an actress, she has come to acquire a large part of her fortune. She should be worth more than that, but her divorce settlement also cost her a fair share of her assets.
Height And Body Measurements
Obviously, Morena Baccarin is a very beautiful woman with a very good and feminine body. She is 171 cm (5 feet) tall (7½ inches) and has a body weight of 57 kg (126 lbs).
Also, her general body measurements are 34-24-37 in (86-60-94 cm), and she has dark brown hair and light brown eyes. She wears a bra size 32B, a dress size 6 (USA) or 36 (EU), and a shoe size 8 (USA) or 5.5 (UK).