• Monica Barbaro is a 29-year-old actress from San Francisco, California, USA
• She has a net worth of over $400,000 earned from her successful acting career
• She trained in classical ballet and various types of dance throughout her childhood and attended New York University’s Tisch School of Arts
• She made her uncredited debut in 2012 and starred in several films, TV series, and web series since then
• She is currently in a relationship with Connor Filman, and enjoys working out, traveling, and spending time with her friends in her free time

Who is Monica Barbaro?

Monica Barbaro was born under the sign of Gemini on 18 June 1990, in San Francisco, California USA, and is a 29-year-old actress, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Yael in the Lifetime drama series “Unreal”, playing Cora Vasquez in the Netflix comedy-drama series “The Good Cop”, and featuring as Lisa Apple in the ABC comedy series “Splitting Up Together”.

How rich is she, as of now? Monica Barbaro Net Worth and Income

As of early 2020, Monica Barbaro’s net worth is over $400,000, earned largely through her successful career as a professional actress. Since she started her career in 2012, Monica has starred in more than 25 TV and film titles; her income per year is over $100,000.

Early Life, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity

Monica Barbaro spent her early years in Mill Valley in California, where she was raised by her father, Nick Barbaro, and her mother, Heidi Wagner. She is the youngest of three children, since she has an elder brother, named Michael, and an elder sister Eva B. Duchovny. Monica is American by nationality, and belongs to the white ethnic group.

Educational Background

Monica developed her love for dancing and acting at a very young age; she trained in classical ballet, and in modern dance, flamenco, salsa, and West African dance.

Thereafter, she attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance. Upon graduation, Monica moved her focus to acting instead of pursuing a career as a dancer. So, she started performing at various acting schools’ productions in Los Angeles and San Francisco in order to improve her acting skills, and during that time, she performed at the Beverly Hills Playhouse as well.

Career Beginnings

Monica Barbaro’s professional acting career officially started in 2012, when she made her uncredited debut TV appearance in the role of a Tropicana dancer in the made-for-television film “Hemingway & Gellhorn”.

Monica Barbaro

During the same year, she starred in three short films, “Touchdown”, “Tomas And Jackie”, and “Table For One”, and over the next two years, continued working on short film titles, making appearances in “Single Night” (2013), “It’s Not About The Nail” (2013), and “The Wright Murders” (2014).

Rise to Prominence

In 2013, Monica made her debut appearance on the big screen, with the role of Eva in the comedy film “Bullish”, starring next to John Paul Tilleman and Philip Correa. Thereafter, she portrayed Peggy in the 2015 historical drama film “America Is Still The Place”, also known under the title “I’m Charlie Walker”.

She also guest-starred in such TV series as “Stitchers”, “Hawaii Five-0”, and “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” before landing her breakthrough role in 2016, when she was selected to play the main role of Yael, ‘Hot Rachel’, in Season Two of the Lifetime drama series “Unreal”. During the same year, Monica won the role of Assistant State’s Attorney Anna Valdez in the NBC police procedural drama series “Chicago P.D.” (2016-17), reprising the role the following year in the NBC legal drama series “Chicago Justice”.

Both series are installments of the “Chicago” franchise created by Dick Wolf, Michael Brandt and Derek Haas. Besides that, Monica played Evet in three episodes of the web series “Munkey In The City” in the same year.

Recent Years

In 2018, Monica had a support role in Mike Hermosa’s adventure comedy film “The Head Thieves”, and then appeared in the short film “Decomposition”. Her next significant role came later that year, when she joined the cast of the Netflix comedy-drama series “The Good Cop”, appearing in the main role of homicide detective Cora Vasquez.

Between 2018 and 2019, she was cast as Lisa Apple in the ABC comedy series “Splitting Up Together”, next to Oliver Hudson, Jenna Fischer, and Bobby Lee, followed by her portrayal of Liz Melero in the ABC crime drama series “Stumptown” in 2019 – the series is based on the comic book limited series of the same name, which were written by Greg Rucka.

Moreover, it’s been announced that Monica will feature as Phoenix in the upcoming action drama film “Top Gun: Maverick”, alongside Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer. It is currently under post-production and is set to be released in June 2020.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Long dark brown hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 5ft 7ins (1.70m)
  • Weight – 120lbs (54kgs)
  • Bra Size – 34A
  • Vital Statistics – 34-23.5-35
  • Shoe Size – 7.5 (US)

Personal Life

Monica Barbaro has been dating her boyfriend, Connor Filman, for a while. She frequently shares their photos on her official Instagram account. In her spare time, Monica enjoys working out, traveling, and hanging out with her friends.

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