Melissa Fumero Biography

Melissa Fumero

Quick Facts About Melissa Fumero

Celebrated Name Melissa Fumero
Age 38 Years
Nick Name Melissa Fumero
Birth Name Melissa Fumero
Birth Date 1982-08-19
Gender Female
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Place Of Birth North Bergen
Birth Nation USA
Ethnicity Mixed
Race White
Famous For Being cast as Adriana Cramer in drama TV series, "One Life to Live"
Best Known For For her role of Amy Santiago in police drama sitcom, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
Father Carlos Gallo
Mother Martha Gallo
Siblings 3
Brothers Maximillian
Sisters Julia and Johanna
University New York University
Horoscope Leo
Religion Christian
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Husband David Fumero
Children 2
Son 2; Enzo and Axel
Net Worth $4 Million
Source of Wealth Acting Career
Body Type Average
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 62 Kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Measurement 34-23-34 in
Bra Cup Size 34B
Shoe Size 8 US
Dress Size 4 US
Links Instagram Twitter

Melissa Fumero is an American actress and director who is best known for her role as Amy Santiago in the American police procedural sitcom television series "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". Fumero has been appearing in the series since 2013 and made her directorial debut by directing "Return of the King," a season 6 episode of the series in 2019. She has also won an NHMC Impact Award for her role in the series.

She is also well-recognized for her debut role of Adriana Cramer in the American soap opera "One Life to Live" which she portrayed from 2004-2011. She also lent her voice for the role of Melissa Tarleton in the American adult animated television series "M.O.D.O.K." for 8 episodes in 2021. She portrayed Alex in the 2019 film "A Stone in the Water". 

Besides, she is active in the social media platform with around 2.4 million followers on her verified Instagram account: @melissafumero and around 703k followers on her verified Twitter account: @melissafumero

What is Melissa Fumero famous for?

  • Famous as an American actress and director
  • Known for her role as Amy Santiago on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and Adriana Cramer on "One Life to Live" 

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Where is Melissa Fumero from?

Melissa Fumero was born on August 19, 1982, in North Bergen, New Jersey, United States. Her birth name is Melissa Gallo. She holds an American nationality. Her ethnicity is mixed while Leo is her zodiac sign. She is of Cuban descent.

Fumero was born as the daughter of Martha Gallo(mother) and Carlos Gallo(father). Her mother is a former travel guide and her father is a former archaeologist. Her parents, born in Cuba, came to the United States as teenagers and settled down here. She has a brother named, Maximillian Gallo and has two sisters named, Johanna and Julia Gallo.

Till the age of 6, she was raised in Guttenberg, New Jersey, and then, her family moved to Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Since her childhood, she has loved dancing and has taken many dance classes. She did her schooling at Lyndhurst High School. Later, she attended New York University and got graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama in 2003. She then decided to pursue her career in acting.

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Melissa Fumero Career: Highlights

  • Melissa Fumero started her career as an actress in 2004 by portraying the role of Adriana Cramer in the American soap opera "One Life to Live". She left the series in 2011 after appearing in 208 episodes of the show.
  • She portrayed Dorm Girl#2 in the 2007 American thriller film "Descent".
  • In 2009, she made her big-screen debut with a lead role of Melissa in the American independent comedy film "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell".
  • The same year, she appeared as Ati in the film "Tiny Dancer" and as Jo in the web series "Haute & Bothered" for 11 episodes.
  • She then played the role of Zoe in the American teen drama series "Gossip Girl" for 5 episodes in 2010.
  • She has made her guest appearances in several TV shows and series including "All My Children", "Important Things with Demetri Martin", "Match Game", "Room 104", "Mourners, Inc.", "Once Day at a Time", "The Mentalist", "Royal Pains", "Royal Pains", "Men at Work", "Top Chef Duels", "Mack & Moxy", and "The $100,000 Pyramid".
  • Fumero got her career breakthrough in 2013 after she started portraying the main role of Amy Santiago in the American police procedural sitcom television series "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". Her role in the series has been appreciated greatly and has earned her an NHMC Award and three Imagen Awards nominations. 
  • She also made her directorial debut in 2019 by directing "Return of the King," a season 6 episode of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". She has appeared in 153 episodes of the series and she will be seen appearing as Amy Santiago for the last time in the eighth and final season of the show which is set to be premiered on August 12, 2021.
  • She has acted in two short films: "Half Empty", and "Stolen Hearts".
  • In 2019, she made her appearance on "America's Got Talent: The Champions" for an episode.
  • She has lent her voice in several animated series including "Elena of Avalor", "Big City Greens", "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power" and "M.O.D.O.K."

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Melissa Fumero Husband

Melissa Fumero is a married woman and has been married for just once to date. Her first and only husband is actor, David Fumero with whom she had co-starred in "One Life to Live". The couple got married on December 9, 2007. The couple is blessed with two sons to date. They welcomed their first son, Enzo on March 14, 2016, and their second son, Axel on February 14, 2020. The couple is happily living together in Los Angeles, California.

Melissa Fumero Net Worth

Melissa Fumero has quite good earnings from her professional career as an actress and director. Having her acting career started in 2004, Fumero has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the popular actresses in her 16 years-long career. Her source of income is surely her movies, series, and also her social media sites. Including her income, Fumero has a healthy net worth estimated to be around $4 million as of 2021. 

Melissa Fumero Height

Melissa Fumero is a gorgeous lady with a well-maintained hourglass body physique in her late 30s. She stands tall with a height of 5ft 9inches(1.75m) while her body weighs around 62kg(137 lbs). Her maintained body physique has a measurement of around 34-23-34 inches with a bra size of 34B, 4(US) as her dress size, and 8(US) as her shoe size. She has a fair complexion with black hair and brown eyes. 

Did You Know?

  • Melissa Fumero joined the cast of "One Life to Live" on her last day while she was a student at NYU.
  • She is the second actress to portray Adriana on "One Life to Live" after actress, Robin Strasser
  • She loved to dance since her childhood.
  • She is of Cuban descent.