Monica Barbaro is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Yael in season 2 of Unreal. In 2018, Barbaro played Cora Vasquez, a homicide detective on The Good Cop alongside Josh Groban and Tony Danza. Monica’s most recent acting gigs include Liz Melero on ABC’s crime drama Stumptown and Phoenix in Joseph Kosinski’s action drama Top Gun: Maverick.

Personal Life

Monica Barbaro was born on the 17th of June 1990, in San Francisco, California, United States. She’s currently 30 years old.

Birth Name Monica Maria Barbaro
Nickname Monica
Date of Birth June 17, 1990
Place of Birth San Francisco, California, United States
Age 30 years old
Sun Sign Gemini
Profession Actress
Nationality American
  • Multiracial
  • She has Italian ancestry on her father’s side and has German, English, Welsh and Mexican roots on her mother’s side.
Religion Christianity


Monica attended Beverly Hills Playhouse in California and then studied acting at The New York University Tisch School of the Arts from where she graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree in dance.

Family Details

  • Father – Nicholas Michael Barbaro
  • Mother – Heidi Diane
  • Siblings – Eva B. Duchovny (Older Sister), Michael Barbaro (Older Brother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Monica Barbaro has dated –

  • Connor Tillman – Monica is in a relationship with Connor Tillman. The two often post their pictures on their respective Instagram account and it appears like they have been happily together since a couple of years.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m
  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 124 lbs
Body Build Slim
Body Measurements 34-24-35
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black (Natural)
Sexuality Straight
Shoe Size 8.5 (US)
Dress Size 4 (US)
Distinctive Features
  • Protruding cheekbones
  • Elegant demeanor

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Monica became known for her roles as Yael in season 2 of Unreal (2016) and as Cora Vasquez in The Good Cop (2018).

Film Debut

In 2015, Monica first theatrical film appearance was made in the movie, America is Still the Place as Peggy.

Television Debut

In 2015, Monica launched her acting career when landed the role of Brenda ‘Bentley’ Miller in an episode of the ABC crime drama TV series, Stitchers.

Monica Barbaro Favorites

Monica Barbaro Net worth

Monica Barbaro has an estimated net worth of $0.8 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Monica Barbaro

  • Monica initially started her career as a dancer and wanted to be a professional ballet dancer.
  • She once took some time off from acting because the aspect of nudity in acting made her doubt her career choice.
  • In 2016, Monica portrayed the character of Yael on the second season of the Lifetime television series, UnREAL.
  • In 2018, Barbaro played Cora Vasquez, a homicide detective on The Good Cop alongside Josh Groban and Tony Danza.
  • In 2019, Monica appeared on ABC’s Stumptown as Liz Melero, starring alongside Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson and Tantoo Cardinal.
  • Visit her official website @


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