Melissa Fumero

Birth Day August 19th, 1982
Birth Place North Bergen
Age 41 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Leo

About Melissa Fumero 

Melissa Fumero is a famous American actress and director. She made her debut TV show by appearing in the drama soap opera, "One Life to Live" as Adriana Cramer from the year 2004 to 2011. She made her first film appearance in an uncredited role in the thriller movie, "Descent" in 2007. Whereas, her first credited work was in the independent comedy flick, "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" in 2009. She had a small role in Gossip Girl, playing the character of Zoe. She is best known for her role as Amy Santiago in police drama sitcom, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for which she won NHMC Impact Awards. She is also a Yoga Enthusiast. She has more than 2.2 million followers on her Instagram account and more than 674K followers on her Twitter account. 

Recent in the news, Melissa Fumero calls out Canadian remake's whitewashed casting. After the first trailer for Escouade 99, a French-Canadian remake of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, dropped this week, original series star Melissa Fumero shared some thoughts on Twitter, critiquing the series for its predominantly white cast. The remake cast white, non-Latina actresses to play its versions of Fumero's character Amy Santiago and Stephanie Beatriz's Rosa Diaz, with Mylene Mackay as "Fanny" and Bianca Gervais as "Rosalie". "This is like peeking through another dimension," Fumero tweeted on Thursday (20th August 2020. On Friday, she added, "I've been thinking about this a lot, and it basically comes down to this... while I understand the Latina population is v small in Quebec (& how many of them are funny actors?) the Amy n Rosa roles could've gone to ANY BIPOC so it's disappointing to see that missed opportunity. Furthermore, I love actors so I do not mean to shame these actresses, it's not their fault... it’s up to the decision-makers." Brooklyn Nine-Nine has been renewed for an eighth season on NBC, but it's unclear when the show will resume production as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. 

Melissa Fumero, a famous actress

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Melissa Fumero is famous for being cast as Adriana Cramer in drama TV series, "One Life to Live". And she is best known for her role as Amy Santiago in police drama sitcom, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine".

On 19th August 1982, Melissa Fumero was born with the birth name of Melissa Gallo. Her place of birth is in North Bergen, New Jersey, the USA. Later, she moved to Lyndhurst, New Jersey aged 6. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Mixed. Her race is White. She is the daughter of Cuban parents who had moved to the U.S. as teenagers. She was born to her parents; Carlos Gallo (father) and Martha Gallo (mother). Her father is an architect and her mother is a travel guide. She also has three siblings; Maximillian Gallo (brother), Julia Gallo (Sister), and Johanna Gallo (sister). Since her childhood, she has taken dance classes and is quite a capable dancer. At the age of 19, she moved to New York City after getting accepted into New York University. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from NYU in 2003. As of 2020, she celebrated her 38th birthday. Her Zodiac sign is Leo and her religion is Christian. 

With an average body build, Melissa Fumero stands tall at the height of 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm. Her balanced weight consists of 62 Kg or 137 lbs. Her eye color is dark brown and her hair color is black. Her body measurement is 36-26-36 in or 91.5-66-91.5 cm. Her dress size is 4 US. Her bra size is 34B and her shoe size is 8US. She maintained her body a lot by doing yoga. She has also signed up for different barre workout classes. Regarding diet, she focusses on eating clean, which means little or no processed food. However, she struggles to keep her sugar intake to a minimum as she is fond of having coffee while shooting.

Melissa Fumero's Acting Career

  • Melissa Fumero joined an American soap opera series "One Life to Live" on 20th January 2004 who is the second actress to portray Adriana. In the series, the character Adriana is the long-lost daughter of longtime character Dorian Cramer Lord.
  • She appeared as Afriana Cramer in the 2005 American TV Show, "All My Children".
  • In the year 2007, she ended her contract with "One Life to Life" but she remained on a recurring status to wrap up Adriana's storyline that concluded 11th June 2008.
  • After that, she again returned to "One Life to Live" in September 2008 for a 15-episode run.
  • She also appeared in the 2009 film, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell.
  • She appeared as April in a sketch-variety show " Important Things with Demetri Martin". 
  • On 12th February 2010, she also did a guest stint on the series to help usher in the return of Kelly Cramer (Gina Tognoni).
  • After then, she made her big-screen debut as the lead in the 2009 independent film "Tiny Dancer".

Melissa Fumero as Amy Santiago, and Andy Samberg as Jake Peralta in season 7 episode 10 of Brooklyn Nine-Nine


  • She also appeared in five episodes of The CW's "Gossip Girl" as Zoe, one of Blair Waldorf's minions in the year 2010. 
  • She has appeared in several TV shows and series. She made her role as Carmen Reyes in "The Mentalist (2010), Brooke in "Royal Pains" (2011), Michelle Rhodes in "CSI: NY" (2012), April in "Men at Work (2013), Top Chef Duels (2014), Hollywood Game Night (2015-2019), Mack & Moxy (2016), Hell's Kitchen (2017), The $100,000 Pyramid (2018), One Day at a Time (2019-2020), America's Got Talent: The Champions (2019), voiced in the character of Antonia in Elena of Avalor (2019-2020), voiced in the character of Starla in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2020), Match Game (2020), Eva in Room 104 (2020). 
  • She appeared as Lily in the 2013 movie, The House That Jack Built.
  • She was cast in Fox/NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Amy Santiago, the female lead opposite Andy Samberg in the year 2013. 
  • She made her role as Jessica in "DriverX" (2017) and as Alex in "A Stone in the Water" (2019). 
  • Regarding her web series, she appeared in Haute & Bothered (2009), Half Empty (2011), Mourners, Inc. (2017), and Stolen Hearts (2018). 
  • She has also narrated the audiobook entitled "The Land I Lost (Ghosts of the Shadow Market 7)" in 2018. 
  • Recently, she made her directorial debut in 2019 when she directed the season 6 episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine "Return of the King".

Melissa Fumero's husband, David Fumero

Melissa Fumero is a married woman to her handsome husband, David Fumero on 9th December 2007. By profession, David Fumero is an actor and former fashion model who co-star in "One Life to Live". After her marriage, her name was changed to Melissa Fumero whereas her birth name was Melissa Gallo. The couple is also blessed with two sons (Enzo Fumero; born in March 2016 and Axel Fumero; born in February 2020). At present, the duo is living a happy life without any disturbances. She is straight by sexual orientation. 

Melissa Fumero with her husband, David Fumero


Melissa Fumero's Net Worth 2020

Melissa Fumero is a renowned actress in the field of the entertainment industry. Through her numerous work in movies and TV shows, she has made a huge amount of money. As of 2020, the net worth of Melissa is estimated to have $2 Million. Whereas the net worth of her husband, David Fumero is estimated to have $1 Million. She is also involved in the donation program named Bail Funds COVID-19 through Secure Art blue. The exact salary of Melissa Fumero is still being calculated and will be provided soon. Her major source of earning is from acting career. As of today, she is living a luxurious lifestyle. She has appeared in commercials such as Staples and GOTV (Get Out The Vote). 

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