Melissa Fumero is an American actress who was born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. She was born on August 19, 1982, and her parents are Cubans. Her mother was a hairdresser and her father worked at a jewelry store as well as taught Mathematics in a school.
Melissa Fumero grew up in the neighborhood of Guttenberg but when she was about six years old, she and her family moved to Lyndhurst. As a child, Melissa Fumero was so much into creating and performing in plays and at a point in time, she took to dancing.
Her interest in acting soared when she watched Broadway’s The Secret Garden at the age of ten. This made her parents enroll her to acting classes and until graduation, she focused on dance and acting.
With regards to her education, Melissa Fumero attended New York University (NYU) and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama.
She starred in the television soap opera One Life to Live and that marked her professional debut in 2004. She also starred in a comedy series, Brooklyn Nine-Nine from 2013 to 2021. Melissa Fumero played a role in M.O.D.O.K. (2021) and was part of Netflix’s comedy Blockbuster (2022).
Melissa Fumero was named in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Young Hispanic Hollywood Class of 2013” and also got listed as one of the “10 Latinos to Watch’’ compiled by Variety .
In 2021, Women’s Health also included her in a list of “50 Latina and Hispanic Actresses Who Are Changing Hollywood for the Better”.
Melissa Fumero Husband
Melissa Fumero is currently married to David Fumero, a Cuban-American actor and former model. Melissa Fumero and David Fumero got engaged in the late 2006s and they got married on December 9, 2007 in New Jersey .
They have two sons; Enzo who was March 24, 2016 and Axel who was born on February 14, 2020. David Fumero was born on December 29, 1972 and as an actor, he is well-known for his role in One Life To Live.
Some of the movies David Fumero has been involved with include Carrie’s Choice, Greetings From The Shore , Trio, Crazy Bitches as well as Manhattanites.
He has also been involved with several television shows and programs. Melissa Fumero was only 13 years when she lay eyes on her husband, David Fumero .
He was then only 24 years working as a model in Mariah Carey’s music video