People usually place their eyes on celebrated stars due to the attention they strongly attract during their on-screen appearances. While most of these celebrities enjoy the limelight, Vanessa Ferlito‘s preference is relatively different from the rest. Amidst being an actress, she wants to live low profile and live peacefully away from the noise of the public.
However, no matter how she tried to keep her private life away from the showbiz radar, she was again dragged into the limelight, not merely because of her various acting appearances but due to the surfaced rumors of her supposed plastic surgery. How legitimate are these accusations? May this be factual or not, you may want to continue reading to know more about this NCIS: New Orleans star. Know her sexual orientation, age, and net worth.
Age and DOB.
Born to an Italian-American family, Vanessa Ferlito came into this world on December 28, 1976, in their hometown in Brooklyn, New York. She is happily living her 45th year as of 2021.
Vanessa Ferlito Bio.
Before leading to her current life, Vanessa underwent a tragic childhood. Her father died when she was still two years old due to a drug overdose. After her father left them, Vanessa’s mother remarried to another guy. She was well taken care of and supported by her mother and stepfather.
At the onset of her career, Vanessa worked as a model for a famous modeling agency in N.Y called Wilhelmina. However, after her years of service, her passion took a sudden u-turn. Vanessa fell in love with the film industry. During her teenage years, Vanessa discovered her acting skills, which eventually developed into the great lengths of her filmography dreams in 2001. The actress started appearing in different series of characters in various shows, making her one of the most admired stars in Hollywood. Lucky for her, the path she pursued let her earn not just a vast fortune but also a lot of shows credited to her name.
Movies & TV Shows
Vanessa marked her first appearance on-screen when she became part of the crime drama movie The Sopranos, playing the role of Tina Francesco. She then landed the role of Jordan Nash in 2002 in the American drama On Line. The following year, the actress first received her image award after her impressive acting skills in Undefeated, a made-for-television movie. This success led her to earn her spot in the T.V. series 24 as Claudia Hernandez. From 2004-2006, Vanessa appeared in the T.V. series CSI: N.Y. as Aiden Burn. More so, she was one of the casts in Shadowboxer and Spider-Man 2.
The American actress also appeared in various movie appearances, including the horror film Death Proof in 2007. She then featured in Nothing Like the Holidays in late 2008. The following year, Vanessa took an active role in the film Madea Goes to Jail, and the drama movie Julie & Julia, where she played Cassie’s role. After her victory in these two shows, she took on other characters in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and Stand up Guys.
Ferlito’s other shows include Graceland, playing the role of Catherine DeMarco in the year 2013 to 2015. And in the year 2016, she was cast as Special Agent Tammy Gregorio in the long-running CBS drama series NCIS: New Orleans.
Vanessa Ferlito as NCIS New Orleans cast Tammy Gregorio.
Vanessa, as Tammy Gregorio, was married to a man a year before the American series started. However, their relationship did not turn out the way expected, and the couple decided to separate ways for good. After a later season, it was revealed that Tammy had a romantic relationship with Assistant U.S. Attorney Hannah Lee when she worked at the FBI. Moments passed, she changed her line of work as a Special agent.
Apart from being an NCIS Special Agent, Tammy Gregorio is one of the NCIS: New Orleans group headed by Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride. There is still more to expect and witness from her role as Tammy Gregorio. So, stay tuned for the next season.
Vanessa Ferlito has been in the showbiz world for more than a decade now. Despite her big shoes to fill in the industry, she successfully did various acting works. Given this, it’s no wonder that she made more than enough fortune from her career escapades. According to the Latest Celebrity Net Worth, the famed American actress has approximately $6 Million of net worth.
Is Vanessa Ferlito Gay?
Despite Vanessa’s undefeated fame and fortune she received from the show business, she has been subjected to an issue regarding her sexual orientation. The rumors stormed the headlines after she portrayed the lesbian character of Tammy Gregorio in the T.V. series NCIS: New Orleans. Many people believed that the actress was gay but preferred to keep it away from the limelight. As soon as the rumors started spreading immensely online, the actress debunked the issue by declaring in public that it was a mere role, work assigned to her, and nothing more than that.
Apart from this, Vanessa proved the rumors wrong by sharing her son’s pictures on the internet, named Vince Ferlita, born in September 2007. However, she keeps the kid’s father’s identity under wraps.
Boyfriend/Girlfriend, Dating Life.
Away from her life in the spotlight, Vanessa also has a fair share of romantic affairs. She first fell in love with the American filmmaker and actor, director Quentin Tarantino. Vanessa did not share with the media when they started dating, but their love affair was confirmed when people spotted them sharing intimate kisses and hugs.
The Italian American actress enjoyed a special dinner with Quentin during their lovey-dovey moment in New York City. However, after years of being together, their relationship ended for some reason. The actress prefers to keep the break-up’s actual reasons away from the public eyes.
After their separation, Vanessa did not stop letting her heartbeat again for another man, whose name remained a mystery. However, it was reported that she married a man named Dane, who is 18 years younger than the actress herself. Apart from all these, Vanessa had not yet revealed further details about her relationship status as of now.