Marisa Tomei is an American actress who is well-known for playing the role of May Parker in the Marvel Studios movie franchise namely, ‘Captain America: Civil War in 2016, ‘Spiderman: Homecoming’ in 2017, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and ‘Spiderman: Far from Home’ in 2019.

She rose into prominence after playing the comedic role of Mona Lisa Vito in the 1992 American comedy movie ‘My Cousin Vinny.’ Numerous critics positively reviewed her, and the audience loved her performance.

Quick Infos
Full NameMarisa Tomei
Date of Birth4 December, 1964
Birth placeNew York City, United States
Parent(s) Adelaide ‘Addie’ Bianch and Gary Tomei
Net Worth$20 million


Marisa Tomei was born on 4 December 1964 in New York City, United States, to her mother, Adelaide ‘Addie’ Bianchi, a teacher, and her father, Gary Tomei, a trial lawyer. She was raised alongside her younger brother, Adam Tomei, an actor in Midwood, Brooklyn. Besides this, she is currently 56 years old with the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. As of 2022, her age is 57 years.

Marisa Tomei

Physical Stats

Marisa Tomei holds an American nationality and belongs of Italian descent. She was raised as a Catholic, but she is non-religious as an adult. Besides this, she stands at 5 feet and 3 inches (1.63m/163cms) tall and weighs around 55kgs (121lbs). She is a fitness enthusiast and has a slim body figure with body measurements of 34-26-35 inches respectively. Moreover, she has a pair of dark brown colored eyes with brown colored hair.


Marisa Tomei studied and completed her high school at the Edward R. Murrow High School in Midwood, Brooklyn. After completing high school, she studied at the Boston University situated in Boston, Massachusetts.




Marisa Tomei gave her debut performance when she played the role of Mandy in ‘The Flamingo Kid’ and a minor role of the health club girl in ‘The Toxic Avenger in the year 1984. Following these roles, she went on to star in movies like ‘Playing for Keeps’ in 1986, ‘Oscar’ and ‘Zandalee’ in 1991, ‘My Cousin Vinny,’ ‘Equinox’ and ‘Chaplin’ in 1992, ‘Untamed Heart’ in 1993, ‘Only You’ and ‘The Paper’ in 1994 and ‘The Perez Family’ and ‘Four Rooms’ in 1995.

She can also be seen playing the role of Monica Warren in ‘Unhook the Stars’ in 1996, Missy in ‘A Brother’s Kiss’ and Nina in ‘Welcome to Sarajevo’ in 1997, Rita Abromowitz in ‘Slums of Beverly Hills in 1998, and Ruby Weaver in ‘Happy Accidents,’ Dr. Polly Beilman in ‘The Watcher,’ Lola in ‘What Women Want,’ Detect Costello in ‘King of the Jungle’ and Paris in ‘Dirk and Betty’ in the year 2000.


Marisa Tomei started the year 2001 with the roles of Natalie Strout in ‘In the Bedroom’ and Liz in ‘Someone Like You. She also starred in movies like ‘Just a Kiss’ and ‘The Guru’ in 2002, ‘Anger Management’ in 2003, ‘Alfie’ in 2004, ‘Loverboy,’ ‘Marilyn Hotchkiss’ Ballroom Dancing and Charm School’ and ‘Factotum’ in 2005, ‘Danika’ in 2006 and ‘Grace is Gone, ‘Wild Hogs’ and ‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’ in 2007.

Likewise, she has also played the role of Natalie Hegalhuzen in ‘War Inc.’ and Cassidy in ‘The Wrestler’ in 2008, and the role of Molly Fawcett in ‘Cyrus’ in 2010. Moreover, she has also lent her voice to play the voice role of Bree Blackburn in ‘The Wild Thornberrys Movie’ in 2002.


In 2011, Marisa Tomei and Matthew McConaughey were seen in ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ playing Maggie McPherson, Honey Foster in ‘Salvation Boulevard,’ Kate Rafferty in ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ and Ida Horowicz in ‘The Ides of March.

She has also played in movies like ‘Inescapable’ and ‘Parental Guidance’ in 2012, ‘Love is Strange,’ ‘The Rewrite’ and ‘Loitering with Intent’ in 2014, ‘Spare Parts,’ ‘Trainwreck,’ ‘Love the Coopers’ and ‘The Big Short’ in 2015, ‘Captain America: Civil War in 2016, ‘Spiderman: Homecoming’ and ‘Laboratory Conditions’ in 2017 and ‘After Everything,’ ‘The First Purge’ and ‘Dark Was the Night’ in 2018. In 2019, she played the role of May Parker, Spiderman’s (played by Tom Holland) aunt in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and ‘Spiderman: Far from Home, Irene in ‘Frankie’ and Carrie in ‘Human Capital.’

Marisa Tomei

TV Show

Marisa Tomei has also appeared on television. She has arisen for an episode each in series like ‘ABC Afterschool Special’ and ‘Leg Work’ in 1987, ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1994, ‘Seinfeld’ in 1996, ‘Franklin’ in 1999, ‘The Simpsons’ in 2003, ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ in 2012 and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in 2018.

Likewise, she has also had recurring roles in series like ‘Empire’ (2015), ‘Rescue Me (2006), ‘A Different World’ in 1987, and ‘As the World Turns’ (1983). Moreover, she has also played in television movies like ‘Parker Krane’ in 1990, ‘My Own Country’ and ‘Only Love’ in 1998, ‘Jenifer’ in 2001, and ‘The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud’ in 2007.


Marisa Tomei has won numerous awards and accolades during her career. She has won the Academy Awards’ Best Supporting Actress award and the MTV Movie Awards’ Best Breakthrough Performance award for her work in ‘My Cousin Vinny’ in 1992.

She has also won the MTV Movie Awards’ Best Kiss award for her work in ‘Untamed Heart’ in the year 1993, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association’s Best Supporting Actress award, and Southeastern Film Critics Association’s Best Supporting Actress award for her work in ‘In the Bedroom’ in the year 2001.

She won the Gracie Allen Awards’ Outstanding Supporting Actress award for her work in ‘Rescue Me’ in 2006 and the Gotham Awards’ Best Ensemble Cast for her work in ‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’ in 2007. She has also been awarded 11 different awards for her work in ‘The Wrestler’ in 2008 and 2 different awards in ‘Laboratory Conditions’ in 2018.


Marisa Tomei was involved in a relationship with actor Logan Marshall-Green between 2008 and 2012. However, they were never married, and Marisa Tomei chooses to remain single as she disagrees that a woman has to marry and have a child to be a complete person.

Marisa Tomei

Social Media

Marisa Tomei is active on social media platforms. Her Instagram account (@marisatomei) has more than 1.3 million followers, and her Twitter account (@marisatomei) has more than 127 thousand followers. Her official Facebook page (@marisatomei) has over 1 million followers and over 357 thousand followers.

Net Worth

As of 2022, Marisa Tomei has an approximate net worth of $30 million.


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