Quick Facts of Marina Squerciati
|Full Name||Marina Squerciati|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Date of Birth||1981 /03 /17|
|Marital Status||Eli Kay-Oliphant (rumored)|
|Birthplace||New York City, New York, United States|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
|Education||BA degree in Theater|
|Online Presence||Instagram, Twitter and Facebook|
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Marina Squerciati is an American actress who was born on 17th March 1981. She is the only daughter of her beautician mother, Paula and law teacher as well as judge father, Rodger Squerciati. She was born in Los Angeles. Squerciati is a Christian by religion, Squerciati is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She plays Officer Kim Burgess in a crime drama series Chicago P.D.
Marina Squerciati’s Early Life and Bio
Squerciati grew up in Mississippi with her grandparents until the age of 6. She remembers those days of her life and remembers how her grandfather used to take her to hike from where she could see rainbows and waterfalls. As she grew up with her grandparents, she has a special place in her heart for them.
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When asked about her grandfather in an interview, she said
He was one of those people, who’d never get old. I remember him taking me to hunt, cooking delicious meals and also playing with me. He just didn’t get tired of it.
Squerciati couldn’t spend much time with her grandmother as she passed away soon. She was very much encouraged by her grandfather to dance from a very young age. Exactly after her 6th birthday, she returned to LA to live with her parents. When she was 11, her grandfather passed away.
Maria Squerciati’s Career
Maria started getting into acting back in her school days. She started acting when she was in Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, which was an all-girl school. Back then, she was a sharp kid, very much into her academics and also enthusiastic about acting.
As she was inspired by her grandfather to dance, Maria also joined dance classes. She started to do very well in her drama class, performed many roles and also appeared in local Theatre plays.
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After graduating from high school, Squerciati joined Northwestern University to study acting. She graduated in 2003 with a BFA degree in drama and theatre.
As she started her career with theatre, Squerciati’s first lead role was in a play, ‘Just in time: The Judy Holliday Story’ and also won the Agnes Moorehead Award in her first appearance. After about a year, she made her Broadway debut in ‘To Be or Not to Be’ which was based on the story by Ernes Halliday.
Squerciati’s hardworking nature and impressive acting skills got her to play some roles in other plays like Manipulation, Beauty of the Father etc. After 1993, she also started appearing on TV and she started from the show, The Nutcracker. Some other shows she worked on are, It’s Complicated (2009), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2009), Alter Egos (2012), Frances Ha (2012) etc.
Maria Squerciati’s Personal Life
Maria Squerciati is reportedly married to Eli Kay-Oliphant, her college sweetheart. They first met while studying at Northwestern University. She welcomed her first baby daughter in May 2018 with her spouse Eli Kay Oliphant.
Moreover, she was rumored that she was in a marital affair with Patrick John Flueger in 2014.
Maria Squerciati’s Salary & Net Worth
Maria maintained a good sum of income from her acting career. Her net worth of 2018 is reported to be around $1 million. However, she has never talked about her salary in front of media.