Marissa Winokur
Marissa Winokur
Celebrated Name: Marissa Winokur
Real Name/Full Name: Marissa Jaret Winokur
Gender: Female
Age: 51 years old
Birth Date: 2 February 1973
Birth Place: New York City, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.52 m
Weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Judah Miller (m. 2006)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Zev)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Marissa Winokur Lesbian? No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Marissa Jaret Winokur is an actress, originated from America. For Tonny-winning performance as Tracy Turnblad in the Broadway musical Hairspray, which is John Water’s adapted to film, Marissa Winokur is best known in front of the world. She is also known for her work on the Pamela Anderson sitcom Stacked.

She has also done many TV shows. Some of her TV credits include Felicity, Dharma & Greg, Moesha, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and many more. On the famous reality series, Dancing With The Stars, Marissa Winokur was a contestant and also hosted another series, Dance Your Ass Off. She is also known for co-hosting the daily talk show named ‘The Talk,’ which aired in 2010.

Maybe you know about Marissa Winokur very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Marissa Winokur’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Winokur was born to Maxine, who was a teacher and Michael Winokur, who was an architect in New York City. She carries a Jewish background. Winokur was very passionate about soccer from her childhood and was included in her high school team as well. She completed her education from Fox Lane High School. Then she got admission to The American Musical and Drama Academy and flourished with her degree in 1993.

Personal Life

Winokur got cervical cancer and was diagnosed during the early days of Hairspray. She feared that this disease would replace her from her acting career, and hence she didn’t reveal anything about her condition to anyone except her family. Winokur married her boyfriend Judah Miller, who was a writer in 2006. They have their first child in 2008 through a surrogate mother. They named him Zev. She is the niece of the two famous American writers, Nathanael West and S.J. Perelman.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 2 February 1973, Marissa Winokur is 51 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. Her height is 1.52 m tall, and her weight is 68 kg.


Winokur has done numerous films like Fever Pitch, Never Been Kissed, American Beauty, Scary Movie, Teaching Mrs. Tingle, Beautiful Girl, and many more. She was credited with the name “Marissa Winokur” in the episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm and later credited as “Woman In Elevator.” At the beginning of 2007, she was all set to cast in a new comedy series for CBS titled Fugly. As a vehicle for Pamela Anderson, the show fixed to Fox and then transformed into a film in 2007.

In December 2008, Winokur made a comeback in Hairspray and continued to play the role of Tracy until the show got closed in January 2009. Winokur joined the cast of TV Land’s from its second season. There she played the role of Amy, who was David’s sister and also portrayed a successful saleswoman. From the first season only, the character made by Casey Wilson but later disappeared from the scene. In 2017, in a British game show, Big Star’s Little Star, Winoker competed with her son, Zev.

Awards & Achievements

Winokur’s significant achievements include the won four consecutive awards, Tony Awards For Best Leading Actress In A Musical, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Theatre World Award for her outstanding performance in Hairspray. In the 1994 revival of Grease, she has appeared on Broadway as Jan. In February 2018, she won Celebrity Big Brother over Ross Mathews by a vote of 6-3.

Net Worth & Salary of Marissa Winokur in 2024

Marissa Winokur Net Worth
Marissa Winokur Net Worth

As of 2024, Marissa Winokur has gathered a net worth of $4 million. She has earned this fortune through hard work and dedication towards her professional life. Her earnings include all of her movies and TV shows. Some of her movies were blockbuster in the box office.

Marissa Winokur is an American actress. She is best known for Tonny-winning performance as Tracy Turnblad in the Broadway musical Hairspray. Winokur crowned as the winner of the Celebrity Big Brother and First U.S. Season in 2018. She is also known for significant contributions to the Pamela Anderson sitcom titled Stacked.

Winokur got cancer in her early days of career. But she competed against that and soon made a comeback in her acting career.  Some of her TV credits include Felicity, Dharma & Greg, Moesha, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and many more. She has won four consecutive awards for Hairspray in the year 2008.


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