Rosa Perez

Rosa Perez Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Dec 2022

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Rosa Perez is a famous American actress, choreographer, dancer, and activist. Rosa Perez has earned three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for In Living Color, and another Emmy nomination for her work in The Flight Attendant.

Early Life

Rosa Perez was born on September 6, 1964. Her birthplace is Brooklyn, New York City. Perez’s birth name is Rosa Maria Perez. She is currently 57 years old. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Perez’s mother is Lydia Perez and her father is Ismael Serrano who is a merchant marine seaman. Hence, her mother was married to a man 20 years her senior named Arturo Perez.

Hence, her mother already had five children when she became pregnant with Rosie after having an affair with Serrano. Further, Perez is one of ten children born by her mother. Rosie attended Grover Cleveland High School, in the Ridgewood neighborhood of Queens.

Perez suffered abuse during her childhood along with her siblings from her mother. This personality has suffered from high anxiety, PTSD, and depression but it has been greatly reduced from therapy. Unfortunately, her mother died of AIDS-related complications in 1999. When her mother died she was living in poverty in the Woodside houses.

Career

Rosa Perez is a famous American actress, choreographer, dancer, and activist. She is popular as Rosie Perez. Hence, her breakthrough came with her portrayal of Tina in the film Do the Right Thing, followed by White Men Can’t Jump. Likewise, Perez’s performance in Fearless earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, among other accolades.

Moreover, she has earned three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for In Living Color and another Emmy nomination for her work in The Flight Attendant. Also, she has performed in stage plays on Broadway such as The Ritz, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, and Fish in the Dark. Further, she was a co-host on the ABC talk show The View during the series’ 18th season and portrayed the superhero, Renee Montoya.

Furthermore, her film Yo soy Boricua, pa’que tu lo sepas! documents her activism. Additionally, she starred in and directed the Spanish AIDS PSA campaign “Join the Fight” for Cable Positive and Kismet Films. Further, US President Barack Obama appointed her to The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA).

Nonetheless, she was arrested for disorderly conduct in Manhattan following a rally to protest against the U.S. Navy air weapons training on January 6, 2000. Further, Perez serves as the chair of the artistic board for Urban Arts Partnership, a New York City arts education nonprofit that uses arts-integrated education programs to close the achievement gap.

Rosa Perez

Caption: Rosa Perez in a film. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

Perez has earned a lot of money from her successful career as an actor, dancer, choreographer, and activist. Her net worth is around $12 million. However, her salary is unknown.

Relationship Status

Perez married artist Eric Haze. The couple married on September 15, 2013, in Las Vegas. The couple decided to get married the night before while attending the Floyd Mayweather vs. Saúl Álvarez boxing match. And they got married the following morning.

Hence, the duo lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Moreover, Perez had previously been married to filmmaker and playwright Seth Zvi Rosenfeld in 1998. The couple divorced in 2001 after ten years together.

Rosa Perez

Caption: Rosa Perez with her husband. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Perez has a well-maintained body. She has a fit and healthy body. Perez is 5 feet and 1 inch tall and she weighs around 54kg. Likewise, her other body measurements are 37-27-37. Therefore, she has an adorable smile. Perez has black hair and brown eyes. Further, she is allergic to dairy products.

Social Media

Perez is quite active on different social media platforms. She joined her Twitter handle @rosieperezbklyn on September 2012 and has around 130.5K followers. Likewise, on her Instagram handle @rosieperezbrooklyn, she has 224K followers. Similarly, on Facebook, she has 731K followers.