Vanessa Marcil is an American actress, who played the character of Brenda Barrett on ‘General Hospital’. She acted in numerous theater productions before her claim to fame as Brenda Barrett. The stunningly gorgeous actress played the part very well and is widely popular among her fans. 

Quick Info

  • Birthday: October 15, 1968 (age 49)
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress


Family and Personal Life

Vanessa Marcil has had a string of failed relationship and had faced two failed marriages. Engaged at the moment, she is a mum-of-one.

Vanessa, born as Sally Vanessa Ortiz, felt the first version of her life on October 15, 1968, in Indio, California, United States. Born to an herbalist Patricia Marcil and self-made millionaire Peter Ortiz, she is the youngest of four children. Vanessa is an American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity; Mexican, Italian and French.  

Quick Info

  • Parents: Patricia Marcil and late Peter Ortiz
  • Husband: Carmine Giovinazzo (2010-2013) and Corey Feldman (1989-1993)
  • Children: Kassius Lijah
  • Marital Status: Engaged

Basically, people give up in relationship and love following several failures and heartbroken. But in the case of Vanessa Marcil, she regains faith each time, giving chance to herself & her love life. And this time, she seems lucky as she ultimately found her soulmate after two failed marriages.

Vanessa is currently engaged to her mysterious boyfriend since 2015. She announced her engagement via her Instagram account, posting a beautiful picture of her freshly manicured hand with a ring put in the right finger to say it all.

The name of her mysterious boyfriend-turned-fiancé is MC and the guy is a deputy sheriff, working for the country. It’s already been two years that the lovely duos are engaged and we all are eagerly waiting to hear the news of their much-anticipated wedding.

Vanessa was first married to actor Corey Feldman from 1989 until 1983. She then had a much-published relationship with her Beverly Hills, 90210 co-actor Brian Austin, and together have welcomed a son named Kassius Lijah, born on 30th March 2002.

After her bitter experience of failed marriage, she again got hitched on July 11, 2010, with actor Carmine Giovinazzo. However, her second attempt at marriage also went wrong with a nasty divorce in March of 2013.


Body measurements and lifestyle

Vanessa Marcil is also popular as the sexiest television actress even in her late 40s. Her exotic appearance with perfect body measurement gives the respective recognition.

Vanessa is a woman who has always managed to look perfect. She has an appealing body measurement, often cited as an hourglass.   

Quick Info

  • Height: 5 feet 4 inches
  • Body measurement: 36-26-37 inches
  • Plastic surgery: N/A
  • Weight: 55 kg (122 pounds)

Hot American actress Vanessa's figure is characterized by big breasts, slim waist, and wide hips. The figure that most women desire. She has a curvaceous body or hourglass figure. Vanessa wears 34B bra size and weighs 122 pounds.

With 5 feet 4 inches of height, Vanessa Marcil has a body type which looks sizzling hot in bikinis. Her body looks fuller in teeny tiny bikinis. Vanessa holds a body measurement of 36-26-37. Her voluminous curve with flat toned belly looks just perfect. She has a naturally firm and big breast.

She has a dark brown-colored eye, dark brown hair and a dimpled smile, giving her exotic sexy appearance. Vanessa has a very sophisticated lifestyle. She lives in her 2,304 square ft. house in Los Angeles, California.


Professional life

Vanessa Marcil is an acclaimed theatre, television and film actress. She is most recognized for her television role as Brenda Barrett on ‘General Hospital’ and on ‘Beverly Hills’ as Gina Kincaid.

Vanessa Marcil initiated her acting career, performing in numerous theatre productions prior to landing the part of Brenda Barrett. Earlier, her penchant for acting developed at the very young age, when she started out performing at her school plays.

Career Timeline

  • 1992- Earned the lead role of Brenda Barrett on soap opera ‘General Hospital’.
  • 1996- Debut her feature film ‘The Rock’.
  • 1998- Joined the ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ as Gina Kincaid.
  • 1998- Won the Outstanding Lead Actress at the Soap Opera Digest Awards.
  • 2003- Won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress.

The one-time Daytime Emmy Award and Soap Opera Digest winner for her part as Brenda Barrett, Vanessa Marcil is more recently known for her starring in ‘The Convenient Groom’. In addition to her acting, she has also appeared in a music video for Prince’s ‘The Most Beautiful Girl in the World’ in 1994.

Her other notable starring includes ABC’s ‘High Incident’, ‘Las Vegas’, ‘The Nanny Express’, ‘The Bannen Way’ and many others.


Salary and Net Worth 2018

Vanessa Marcil is surely raking in the dough in millions. Her Los Angeles’s house brought in $748,000 surely speaks the volume of wealth she has earned.

Vanessa Marcil’s acting in numerous movies and television has played the significant role in accumulating her million dollar net worth. Currently, she is known to have a net worth of $4 million. However, her salary is yet to be revealed.