Maria Bello

Birth Day April 18th, 1967
Birth Place Norristown, Pennsylvania
Age 54 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

Who is Maria Bello?

Maria Bello is an American actress who is famous for appearing in movies and TV shows such as Permanent Midnight (1998), Payback (1999), Coyote Ugly (2000), The Cooler (2003), A History of Violence (2005), The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008), Grown Ups (2010), Prisoners (2013), Lights Out (2016), ER (1997-1998), Touch (2013), NCIS (2017-2021). 

Award-winning American actress, Maria Bello

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Maria Bello is also a well-recognized writer. She published a book, "Whatever...Love Is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves" (Dey Street Books, April 28, 2015). She rose to fame after being cast as Mrs. Smith in the TV series spy show 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith'. "The Guardian" named her one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

Family and Early Life

Maria Bello was born on 18th April 1967 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, the USA. Her birth name is Maria Elena Bello. She holds an American nationality and her ethnic background is Mixed as her father belongs to Italian American and her mother is Polish American. As of 2020, she celebrated her 53rd birthday and she will next be celebrating her 54th birthday as of 18th April 2021. Thus, her present age is 53. Aries is her Zodiac sign and her religion is Christian. 

Maria Bello was born to her parents; Joe Bello (father), a contractor, and Kathy (mother), a nurse and a teacher. Her mother is a cancer survivor and she was with her daughter Maris, during the attacks of the World Trade Center and Kathy volunteered to help the victims. She also has three siblings; Lisa Bello (Sister), Christopher Bello (Younger Brother) (Actor), Joseph Bello (Brother).

Concerning her educational qualification, Maria graduated from Archbishop John Carroll High School in Radnor, Pennsylvania. She then went to Villanova University and majored in political science. 

Who is Maria Bello Husband?

Unmarried lady, Maria Bello is still an to get married. Thus, she has no husband. At present, she is dating her beautiful girlfriend (partner), Dominique Crenn since the year 2019. The duo got engaged on 29th December 2019 during a vacation in Paris. They made their first public appearance together at the 92nd Academy Awards in February 2020. Her sexual orientation is bisexual.

Maria Bello and her girlfriend, Dominique Crenn Engaged

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Back then, Maria was in a relationship with Dan McDermott, a screenwriter in 2004. They also shared a son together named Jackson Blue, In 2006, the couple parted their ways. Then, she was in a same-sex relationship with her then-partner and then-friend, Clare Munn from 2011 to 2016. She has also dated Elijah Allan-Blitz previously.

How much is Maria Bello Worth?

An American actress, Maria Bello's net worth is estimated to have $15 Million as of March 2021. Her major source of wealth comes from the entertainment industry. Her salary is around $100 Thousand - $125 Thousand per episode of NCIS as per sources. Till now, she has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows. She is living a luxurious lifestyle as of today. 

Body Measurements - Height and Weight

Beautiful actress, Maria Bello has a slim body build. She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and her weight consists of 55 Kg. She has a pair of blue eyes and her hair color is blonde. She has an affable smile with a radiant face. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when she was 28 years old. 

Books

  • Whatever...Love Is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves

Filmography

  • 1992 - "Maintenance"
  • 1994 - "Morphosis"
  • 1998 - "Permanent Midnight"
  • 1999 - "Payback"
  • 2000 - "Coyote Ugly", & "Duets"
  • 2001 - "China: The Panda Adventure", & "Sam the Man"
  • 2002 - "Auto Focus", & "100 Mile Rule"
  • 2003 - "The Cooler"
  • 2004 - "Silver City"
  • 2005 - "Assault on Precinct 13", "A History of Violence", & "The Dark"
  • 2006 - "Thank You for Smoking", "The Sisters", "Flicka", "World Trade Center"
  • 2008 - "The Yellow Handkerchief", "Downloading Nancy", & "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor"
  • 2009 - "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee"
  • 2010 - "The Company Men", & "Grown Ups"
  • 2011 - "Beautiful Boy", "Prisoners", & "Third Person"
  • 2014 - "Big Driver"
  • 2015 - "McFarland, USA", "Demonic", & "Bravetown" 
  • 2016 - "The 5th Wave", "Lights Out", "Max Steel" 
  • 2017 - "In Search of Fellini"
  • 2018 - "Every Day", "Better Start Running", & "Giant Little Ones"
  • 2020 - "The Water Man"

Maria Bello says goodbye to 'NCIS'

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Television Shows

  • 1995 - "Nowhere Man"
  • 1996 - "Mr. & Mrs. Smith"
  • 1997-1998 - "ER"
  • 2010 - "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • 2011-2012 - "Prime Suspect"
  • 2012-2013 - "Touch"
  • 2016 - "Goliath"
  • 2017-2021 - "NCIS"

Awards and Achievements

  • Screen Actors Guild Award for ER
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards for Coyote Ugly
  • Satellite Award for The Cooler
  • Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award, Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award, New York Film Critics Circle Award, Online Film Critics Society Award, Village Voice Film Poll Award for A History of Violence
  • RiverRun International Film Festival's Jury Prize for The Sisters
  • National Board of Review Award for Prisoners

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