Who is Vanessa Ferlito?
Vanessa Ferlito is an American actress who achieved prominence with the role of Detective Aiden Burn in the TV crime-drama series “CSI: NY” (2004-2006), and also as Tammy Gregorio in another police procedural drama, “NCIS: New Orleans” (2016-2019), among numerous other roles she has secured so far in her career.
Vanessa Ferlito Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Vanessa Ferlito was born on the 28th December 1976, in Brooklyn, New York City USA, and is of Italian ancestry. Her father died of a drug overdose when Vanessa was only two years old, and her mother later remarried; her stepfather and mother subsequently opened a hair salon in Brooklyn. Unfortunately, there is no information about her siblings or half-siblings, while she also hasn’t shared the information in regards to her educational background.
From an early age Vanessa was interested in the entertainment world, and growing up she became a Wilhelmina model, and a club kid as well. After few modeling gigs she ventured into acting, and in 2002 made her debut with the role of Jordan Nash in the drama film “On_Line”, starring Josh Hamilton, Harold Perrineau and Isabel Gillies. She continued with a couple of minor roles, such as in the TV series “Third Watch”, and the Golden-Globe Award-nominated drama film “25th Hour”, starring Edward Norton, Barry Pepper and Philip Seymour Hoffman. After this, she was cast in her first recurring role, as Claudia Hernandez in the TV action-crime drama series “24” (2003-2004).
Rise to Prominence
Gradually, Vanessa was becoming more popular which brought her new roles, including as Aiden Bum in the TV crime-drama series “CSI: NY” (2004-2006). She featured in 26 episodes of the highly acclaimed series, which made her quite popular, and continued quite successfully into the decade, first with the co-lead role in the action crime-drama film “Shadowboxer” (2005), next to Cuba Gooding Jr. and one of the all-time greats, Helen Mirren. In 2007 she featured in the cult classic “Grindhouse”, and the same year also had a notable role in the thriller film “Death Proof”, with Kurt Russell, Zoe Bell, and Rosario Dawson as the main stars. Two years later, she played Cassie in the drama film “Julie & Julia”, and in 2010 made an appearance in the drama film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”.
Vanessa was becoming more popular, and appeared inmore successful projects, as in 2012 she featured next to Al Pacino, Alan Arkin and Christopher Walken in the comedy crime-thriller film “Stand Up Guys”, and from 2013 to 2015 she was Agent Catherine ‘Charlie’ DeMarco in the TV series “Graceland”. In recent years, she was George Fayne in the television film “Drew” (2016), and has been portraying Tammy Gregorio in the TV series “NCIS: New Orleans” (2016-2019).
Vanessa Ferlito Net Worth
Vanessa has become a popular actress and has appeared in more than 25 film and TV titles. Ferlito’s net worth is ~$6 million by late 2019.
Vanessa Ferlito Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Pregnancy, Gay?
Unfortunately, Vanessa is one of those celebrities who tend to keep most of their private information hidden from the public eyes, though we have still managed to discover some facts about Vanessa. Well, Vanessa is a single mother as she gave birth to a boy back in 2007, however, she hasn’t revealed information about the father of her child, or anything else about her previous relationships. Back in 2016 rumors of Vanessa’s sexuality began arising as she portrayed a lesbian character, Tammy Gregorio in the TV series “NCIS: New Orleans”.
— Graceland (@GracelandTV) December 28, 2014
However, those were just predictable rumors and nothing more, as Vanessa is straight. She has been romantically linked to the director Quentin Tarantino, however, neither of them have confirmed allegations of being together.
Vanessa Ferlito Internet Fame
Over the years, Vanessa has built a decent fan base on social media platforms, especially Facebook and Instagram, though she can also be found on Twitter.
Her official Instagram page has more than 6,500 followers. Often sharing stills from the sets of “NCIS”, among numerous other posts. She is also quite active on Facebook, on which she has also around 6,500 followers, while on Twitter, Vanessa has just over 3,000 loyal fans.
- Height is 5ft 6ins (1.68m)
- Weight is ~126lbs (57kg)
- Body 36-25-36 inches
- Bra size is 34B
- Brown hair
- Brown eyes