Vanessa Marcil is an American actress. She is best known for portraying as Brenda Barrett on American daytime medical drama General Hospital. With her performance in more than 15 television series, she has generated her own stardom in the glamorous Industry.



  • October 15, 1968
  • American
  • Actress
  • 5 feet 4 Inches
  • Yes
  • 1
  • 2 million
  • Dark-Brown
  • Dark-Brown
  • white
  • Indio high school
  • 34-24-25

Family and Personal Life

Vanessa Marcil was married to Corey Feldman, an actor in 1989. However, the couple married life come to an end after four years. She and her husband got divorced in 1993. Later, she romantically linked with Brain Austin Green, Former co-star of Beverley Hills, 90210. The lovebirds dated for several years. In 2002, they were blessed with a son, Kassius Lijah Marcil-Green. However, they never got married.

Subsequently, the beautiful Vanessa hooked up with Carmine Giovinazzo. In 2010, Marcil and Giovinazzo got married. A year later, the couple expected to have a baby. Unfortunately, she faced the miscarriage for the second time in that year.  Later, their married life began to taste bitter. In 2012, she filed for divorce and was finalized in 2013.  

Currently, she is dating a man called MC. However, his identity is still a mystery but his name in the Twitter account is "MC". The couple got engaged in 2015. She had also posted the photo of her engagement ring via social networking site Twitter.

Born on October 15, 1968, in Indio, California, Vanessa Marcil is the daughter of Peter Ortiz and Patricia Marcil Ortiz. Her father is a Mexican contractor whereas mother is an American herbalist. She has spent her early childhood in Palm Desert along with her older brother Sam and two sisters, Tina and Sherry. Among the four children, she is the youngest daughter in the family.

She attended Indio high school. Later, she enrolled at the College of Desert to study law. However, she dropped out and started focusing on acting career. She began her acting career in Plays at the age of 8. During sixth-grade show, she performed her own song and won.


Measurements and lifestyle


Marcil has perfectly maintained her body figure with regular workout and balanced diet.  The height of 5 feet 4 Inches flawlessly matches her 34-24-25 body measurements.   

She is a smart woman who has a sophisticated lifestyle. She is living her lavish life in her 2,300 SQ. ft. house in Los Angeles California.  She spends most of the time with her fiancé MC and son Kassius Lijah Marcil-Green.


Professional life

After performing in numerous theater productions, she got her television break on the drama show General Hospital in 1992. For portraying as Brenda Barrett, she was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award in 1997, 1998 and 2003.

In 1995, people Magazine listed her on 50 Most Beautiful list after casting on Prince music video. She made her debut in the movie ‘The Rock’ along with Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery and Ed Harris in 1996.

After six years, she quit the show General Hospital in 1998 and joined the police drama High Incident. The same year, she starred in the American drama television series Beverly Hills, 90210 as Gina Kincaid. The following year, she starred in the movie ‘Nice Guys Sleep Alone’ and ‘The Space Between Us’ along with Sean o’ Bryan and Jeremy Sisto respectively.

Furthermore, in 2002, she returned to General Hospital and won Daytime Emmy Award in 2003 for the outstanding supporting role.  The same year, Marcil joined the show Las Vegas as Sam Marquez appearing for five seasons and moved to reality show Blush: The search for America’s Greatest Makeup artists as a host.

In 2009, Marcil starred in the movie ‘The Nanny Express’ and ‘One Hot Summer’. After seven years, she again returned to the show General Hospital and worked until 2011. She joined the reality series in 2015 and starred in the movie ‘The Convenient’ in 2016.



Net Worth and Salary 2017

The total accumulated net worth of Marcil is around 2 million. However, her salary is yet to be revealed. She had brought a house in 1997 for $748,000 in Los Angeles. We can surely assume that the current valuation of the house is in million dollars. Her acting in numerous television series and movies has played the significant role in collecting her million dollar net worth.



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