Marissa Neitling is an actress popularly known for her role as Kara Foster in the TV series, The Last Ship. Besides, she has also starred in San Andreas alongside Dwayne Johnson and Alexandra Daddario.
Moreover, she earned critical acclaim for her remarkable acting in the movie, Mysterious Ways!. So, without wasting any time, let’s get to know more about this passionate actress. Right now.
Here are some facts about Marissa for you folks.
Marissa Neitling: Quick Facts
|Date of Birth
|April 8, 1984
|Lake Oswego, Oregon, U.S.
|Yale School of Drama
|5 feet 2 inches(158 cm)
Early Life, Parents, and Childhood
Named as Marissa Lee Neitling at birth, she was born on May 8, 1984, in Lake Oswego, Oregon. She is American by nationality, and as for her ethnicity, she is white. The young actress is the daughter of her father, Joy Neitling, and mother, Stanley Neitling.
She has a younger sister named Mackenzie Neitling and an adopted brother, Adam Dress. Together they were raised in Catholic Christians family.
Also, talking about her education, Neitling is a completed her high school education at Lake Oswego High School. She then enrolled at the University of Oregon and studied Arts with Mathematics and theatre.
Moreover, the American born completed her Masters in Fine Arts(MFA) from Yale University after attending Yale Drama School.
Age and Height
The Last Ship actress is currently 35 years old. Her birthday falls on the eighth of May every year, which makes her a Taurus. Despite being in her mid-30s, the actress looks quite youthful. She has bright hazel eyes and long light brown hair.
Furthermore, Neitling is relatively tall at the height of 5 feet 2 inches(158 cm) and weighs around 50 kg(110 lbs). Her short height is compensated by her hourglass figure with the measurement of 34-25-34.
Marissa Neitling: Professional Career
Right after graduation, Marissa started playing minor roles in several productions. She made her official debut in 2007, making a brief appearance in the movie The Go-Getter. In the film, Neitling portrayed the role of Crying Girl.
Working in the film industry was harder than she thought as she had to do various low-end jobs to earn her bread. With perseverance and passion, Neitling kept pursuing her dream. She continued appearing in many productions.
In 2011, she played a cameo role in the TV series Leverage in alternating parts of Christina Valada and Lacey Beaumont. Similarly, in 2014, Neitling played a remarkable role of Lt. Kara Foster on the TNT summer series, The Last Ship.
She was part of the series for four years, from 2014 to 2018. These four years helped her build her career in the entertainment industry. Around the same time as the series, Marissa was confirmed to play the role of Phoebe in San Andreas alongside Alexandra Daddario.
Till date, The Last Ship and San Andreas has remained as her best works. She has played Jennie in Mysterious Ways and as Nina Hudgins/Skyler in the television series Elementary. Her most recent role has to be of Annelies De Runnow in the television series Madam Secretary.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, the San Andreas actress has accumulated a net worth of $650,000. Most of her income comes from her profession as an actress. Not to mention she has few hit movies and shows up her sleeves, which adds to her income.
It is also reported that Neitling makes $200,000 from each movie and receives $70,000 from a single episode of a series. With her increasing popularity and upcoming projects, her worth and salary are bound to increase.
Marissa Neitling: Husband and Personal Life
Even though many strive for being an artist in the industry, the profession itself is like a double-edged sword. In return for fame, one has to sacrifice their privacy and personal space. Though it is not a secret, the actress is currently dating Rob Archibald.
Fans discovered their love affair after they kept sharing pictures of each other on Instagram. At first, they fooled the fans by pretending to be friends. However, the truth was discovered by fans compelling them to come out in public.
As of now, the couple is living a happy life. But they have yet to reveal any plans about their marriage and so on.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 25.4k Followers
Twitter– 11.6k Followers