Marissa Jaret Winokur Bio, Net Worth, Weight Loss, Cancer, Husband, Married, Son

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Similarly, American actress Marissa Jaret Winokur shocked her fans by showing off her curvy figure that reportedly dropped from a size 14 to size 2. How does she do? Are her fans curious to know about her weight loss? How old is she now? To understand the details of Marrissa, read on.

Who is Marissa Jaret Winokur? Wiki, Bio

Tonu Award-winning American Marissa Jaret Winokur is also known as Marrisa Winokur. She is best known for her role in the popular Broadway musical ‘Hairspray.’

Marissa was born on February 2nd, 1973, in New York City to Maxine, a teacher, and Michael Winokur, an architect. She holds American nationality and is of Jewish descent. Winokur studied at Fox Lane High School, where the actress was a cheerleader and captain of her high school soccer team. Then she enrolled at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 1993.

Marissa Jaret Winokur Net Worth

Marissa Jaret Winokur plays several roles in movies and televisions in her career. Back in 2003, she won Tony Awards for Best Leading Actress for her performance in Hairspray. For her role as Tracy Turnblad, she not took the only award, but also the Drama Desk Award, The Theater World Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award. Moreover, she appeared on Broadway as Jan in Grease in 1994. She has earned a lot of net worth through an exclusive career like that.

Image of American actress, Marissa Jaret Winokur net worth is $3 million

American actress, Marissa Jaret Winokur net worth is $3 million

Marissa makes a significant amount of fortune from her acting career. As of now, Marissa has a net worth of $3 million. She makes extra income from advertisements, endorsements deals, and sponsorships. But her current salary is not liable. However, the average salary of an actress is between $15,00 to $25,000 per year.

Marissa Jaret Winokur Career

Marissa started her career in the entertainment industry at a young age. But she rose to prominence after her performance in a musical series ‘Hairspray’ in 2002. The series is based on the real-life Buddy Deane Show. The film version of  Hairspray released in 2007.

Throughout her career, Winokur has played significant roles in highly acclaimed series such as ‘Moesha,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘JustShoot Me!,’ ‘Felicity,’ ‘The Steve Harvey Show,’ and ‘Dharma & Greg.’ Furthermore, she also appeared in films like ‘American Beauty,’ ‘Teaching Mrs Tingle,’ ‘Never Been Kissed,’ ‘Fever Pitch,’ ‘Scary Movie,’ ‘Beautiful Girl’ and so on.

Aside from her acting career, she hosted a reality competition series ‘Dance Your Ass Off’ and ‘Off the Block with Ross and Marissa.’ In 2018, Marissa was cast as one of the houseguests in a reality television spin-off series ‘Celebrity Big Brother.’ As a result, she won the titled and also received a cash prize of $250,000. It is over-the-top earnings like this on top of her salary that she is able to receive her multi-million dollar net worth.

Image of Marissa Jaret Winokur from the TV series, Celebrity Big Brother

Marissa Jaret Winokur from the TV series, Celebrity Big Brother

Also, she participated in Season 6 of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ with her dance partner Tony Dovolani but couldn’t make it to the final round.

Is Marissa Jaret Winokur Married? Meet Her Husband and Children

Marisa Jaret Winokur is married to her husband, Judah Miller. Judah is a writer, producer, and filmmaker. Her husband has written and produced for ‘The Tracy Morgan Show,’ ‘Stacked,’ ‘King of the Hill,’ ‘Clone High,’ ‘American Dad!’, and ‘Committed.’

Image of Marissa Jaret Winokur with her husband Judah Miller.

Marissa Jaret Winokur with her husband, Judah Miller

Marissa has been married to husband Judah Miller for 13 years and no rumours of their external affairs, and issues between them. Now, they both are busy focusing on their career.

Image of Marissa Jaret Winokur with her son Zev Isaac Miller

Marissa Jaret Winokur with her son Zev Isaac Miller

Marissa and Judah have a son named Zev Isaac Miller, born on July 22, 2008, in the course of their married life. Before the birth of their child, the duo announced that they were expecting their son through a surrogate mother. Zev is now 11 years old. Going through her Instagram, you can see, she posts numerous pictures of herself as well as her son and family.

Marissa Jaret Winokur Weight Loss, Cancer

Every fat girl is obsessed with her weight and deals with many complications while losing weight. The 46-years-old actress lost more than 60 pounds in 12 weeks. She strictly followed a diet routine and fitness plan. But she wasn’t in the gym every day.

Image of Marissa Jaret Winokur weight loss before and after

Marissa Jaret Winokur weight loss before and after

While working on Hairspray, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Cervical cancer affects the cells in the cervix of the lower uterus connecting to the vagina. At that time, she underwent treatment for several months. After a full recovery, she came back in the show

Marissa Jaret Winokur Measurements

The Hairspray actress has a height of 5 feet and wears shoe size 6.5 US and her dress size is 6 US. She has dark brown hair, and also eyes are dark brown.

Image of Marissa Jaret Winokur height is 5 feet

Marissa Jaret Winokur height is 5 feet

Talking about her body Statistic, Marissa’s bust, waist, and hip sizes are 36-36-34.

Marissa Winokur Fun Facts

  1. Marissa Jaret Winokur age is 42.
  2. Her birth sign is Aquarius.
  3. She has won four awards for her performance for Hairspray.
  4. Winokur won Celebrity Big Brother over Ross Mathews in 2018.
  5. Marissa is the niece of S.J. Perelman and Nathanael West
  6. Winokur’s Instagram username is ‘marissajaretwinokur,’ where she has over 69k followers.

Marissa Winokur Wiki, Bio, Married, Net Worth

Full Name Marissa Jaret Winokur
Birth Date 1973-02-02
Birth Place New York City, New York, U.S.
Age 46
Profession Actress
Net Worth $3Million
Parents Maxine and Michael Winokur
Husband Judah Miller
Children One
Weight 59 Kilos

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