Morena Baccarin is one of the popular Brazilian-American actresses and a voice actress who is actively working from the year 2001 to now. 

Quick Info
Full NameMorena Baccarin
Date of BirthJune 2, 1979
Birth PlaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Parent(s)Vera Setta and Fernando Baccarin
OccupationActress, Voice-actress
Spouse(s)Austin Chick
​(m. 2011; div. 2016)​
Ben McKenzie ​(m. 2017)
Net WorthUS $8 million

Where was Morena born and raised?

Morena Baccarin was born on June 2, 1979, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a mother, Vera Setta, and father, Fernando Baccarin. Baccarin’s mother used to be an actress, and her father used to be a journalist. She had a brother whose name is Taua Baccarin.

Morena Baccarin holds both American and Brazilian nationality, where she belongs from Brazilian and Italian ethnicity.


Where did Baccarin study?

When Morena Baccarin was seven, she moved to Greenwich Village, New York, with her family because her father was transferred to Global TV’s headquarters as an editor. Later, she joined into Public School 41 and entered into the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies. At that time, she became the classmate of her future Homeland co-star Claire Banes. After that, she joined the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Further, she had gone to the Juilliard School for the theatre program, where she was in Group 29 of the Drama Division. 

Morena Baccarin


Morena Baccarin started her career after being cast for the improvised fashion-world comedy “Perfume,” which is an American movie directed by Michael and released in 2001. In the same year, she had got the lead role in the film “Way Off Broadway” as Rebecca.

In 2002, Morena Baccarin was seen playing as Girl in Bar in the movie “Roger Dodger,” which is an American comedy-drama that explores the relationship between men, women, and sex, where; Dylan Kidd directed the film. After that, she appeared as Inara Serra in the movie “Serenity,” which is an American space Western movie that was written and directed by Joss Whedon.

Later, in 2008, she was cast into the movie “Death in Love” as a Beautiful Woman, a psychosexual erotic thriller about a love affair between a Jewish woman and a doctor. In the same year, she got the chance to play in the movie “Stargate: The Ark of Truth,” which is a Canadian-American military science fiction where she was seen in Adria’s role. After that, she was cast into the movie “Stolen” in 2009, a drama mystery thriller movie directed by Anders Anderson. 

Also, Morena Baccarin was cast as Lori in the movie “Back in the Day,” which is the 2014s comedy movie directed and also written by Michael Rosenbaum. In the same year, she had also got a chance to provide her voice in the film “Son of Batman,” where movie is an animated superhero movie. She voiced over the character Talia al Ghul which is a fictional character of the film.

Morena Baccarin

Furthermore, she was seen in the movie “Spy,” which is an American comedy spy movie that was written and directed by Paul Feig. In the year 2016, she reprised her role as Talia al Ghul and provided her voice over the character in the movie “Batman: Bad Blood,” which is an animated superhero movie.

In the same year, she was seen in another movie, “Deadpool,” which is an American superhero movie based on the Marvel Comic character, where she was seen in Vanessa Carlysle. From this movie, she was nominated for Imagen Award for Best Actress- Feature Film and also nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance. Later, she was also nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss. After that, she also reprised her role in the movie “Deadpool 2”.

In 2019, Morena Baccarin was also cast into the movie “Framing John DeLorean,” which is a documentary movie where she was seen playing the character of Christina Ferrare. Later, she appeared in the film “Ode to Joy” as Francesca. 

In the year 2020, she was cast into the movie “Greenland” as Allison and also provided her voice-over Gamemaster’s character. She will also be seen in the upcoming film “The Good house” and “Last Looks.

Not only in the movie, but Morena Baccarin had also seen in lots of television series like “Firefly,” “Still Life,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Justice League Unlimited,” “The O.C.,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Justice,” “Kitchen Confidential,” “Stargate SG-1”, “Las Vegas,” “Heartland,” “Sands of oblivion,” “Dirt,” “Numb3rs”, “Medium,” “V,” “The Deep End,” “The Deep End,” “Batman: The Brave and the Bold,” “Look Again,” “The Mentalist,” “Homeland,” “The Good Wife,” “Warriors,” “The Red Tent,” “The Flash,” “Gotham,” “A series of Unfortunate Events,” “Sessao de Terapia” and “The Twilight Zone.”

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Husband and Kids

In 2011, Morena Baccarin got married to Austin Chick, a well-known American film producer, and director. They gave birth to their son in October 2013, but later, in July 2015, the divorce file was filed by Chick. After that, they become legally divorced on March 18, 2016. Later, she stated that she was planning to marry Ben McKenzie and said she was pregnant. After that, she gave birth to their daughter in 2016. Later, Baccarin and McKenzie had confirmed that they got engaged in November 2016. On June 2, 2017, she got married on her 38th birthday.


Body Measurements

She is currently 41 years old, with a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.71 m) and 57 kg. She had got the body measurements of 34-24-37 inches. She had got black hair with light brown eyes. As she was born on 2 June, her zodiac sign is Gemini.


Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Morena Baccarin is $8 million.