Monica Raymund is an actress from the United States. Moreover, Monica Raymund is best known for her work in the series ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘Lie to Me.’ Currently, she is working in the Starz crime drama Hightown as Jackie Quińones.
Table of Biography
Monica Raymund was born on the 26th of July, 1986, in St. Petersburg, Florida, the United States of America. According to her birth date, she is 36 years old and holds American nationality.
She has a birth sign of Leo and belongs to mixed ethnicity of German-Dominican-American. Her birth name is Monica Maria Raymund and currently lived in New York City, Los Angeles. She believes in Jewish by religion.
She is the daughter of Steve Raymund (father) and Sonia Raymund (mother). Professionally, her father was was a businessman, who had worked as the former CEO of Tech Data Corp., a successful computer components and software distributing company.
While her mother was the co-founder of the Soulful Arts Dance Company. She grew up with her younger sister whose name is Will Raymund.
Talking about her academic career, she graduated from Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 2004, and from the Juilliard School in New York City in 2008.
Monica Raymund – Professional Career
Monica Raymund started her stage career while pursuing her acting education at the Juilliard School, performing in Broadway productions of “Cymbeline,” “The Diviners,” and “Animal Farm.”
Through these stage performances, she gained a lot of experience, and once she graduated from the Juilliard School, she started applying for roles in movies and television. In the play “Manhattan Casino,” in which she played the major part of Althea Dunbar, she also performed the lead role.
The LiveArts Peninsula Foundation in St. Petersburg, Florida, organized the play. She additionally had an appearance in “Webb’s City: The Musical,” where she played the lead role.
She was a featured performer and one of the most well-known performers who performed in Ann Reinking’s Broadway Theatre Project. She was not only prepared for a movie career by doing a lot of theatre in the early phases of her career, but it also helped her establish contacts in the industry.
Along with the above-stated theatrical roles, she has also performed in shows at the Huntington Theatre Company under Jose Rivera’s direction, including “Boleros for the Disenchanted.”
Movies and Television appearances
In the 2007 short film “Fighter,” she made her screen debut as Sarah. The next year, she released ‘Love? Pain,’ another short film, and that same year, she made her television debut as a supporting part in one episode of the drama series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
She made a significant professional breakthrough in 2009 when she portrayed Ria Torres, one of the major characters, in the Tim Roth-starring criminal drama series “Lie to Me.” She had a role as an agent for the course of the popular series, which started to high ratings.
After three seasons and 48 episodes, the series was canceled due to a fall in popularity. Even though the show was canceled after three seasons, she still considered it a success for her early career having worked on such a popular show.
She had an appearance as Dana Lodge in a recurring role in the critically and commercially successful television series “The Good Wife” in 2011. Moreover, she played the lead part of former paramedic Gabby Dawson in the action drama series “Chicago Fire” in 2012, earning the largest role of her career.
Recent career and as a director
For the first six seasons of the show, she made frequent appearances; however, in the seventh season, she only made a cameo appearance. Both critically and commercially, the television show “Chicago Fire” was a big success.
She made her debut in a feature film in 2012 by playing Reina in the thriller/drama movie “Arbitrage.” The film was a commercial and critical hit. She appeared in the police procedural drama series ‘Chicago P.D.’ in a recurring role. In 2019, she was seen as one of the main characters, Jackie, in the drama series, ‘Hightown.’
Monica Raymund – Awards
In 2013, she earned the Imagen Foundation Award for Best Actress/Television in Chicago Fire (2012). She has been nominated for Imagen Foundation Awards (2014, 2015, 2016, 2021), Teen Choice Award (2013), and Women’s Image Network Award (2020).
This American actress has earned a huge sum of money in her career. As of 2022, she has a net worth of $4 million and she has not shared information regarding her salary and income.
In February 2014, she revealed that she is bisexual by sexuality through a Twitter post. Currently, she had begun dating camerawoman, cinematographer, and producer, Tari Segal.
In past, she married writer, Neil Patrick Stewart on 11th June 2011. But, the couple separated in early 2013 and divorced in 2014.
Once, she has involved in controversies. When she stood with the Trump-supporting placard on the street, she created some controversy. There are no current rumors regarding her personal or work life.
Monica Raymund – Body Measurements
This actress stands 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 58 kg. Moreover, she has dark brown hair with black eyes color and her body measurement measures 36-26-37 inches. Likewise, she wears a bra size of 34B, a shoe size of 7.5 US, and a dress size is 6 US.
On her Instagram page, there are more than 188k followers. Likewise, there are more than 13k followers on Facebook and more than 2.2k followers on Twitter.