Vanessa Marano is an American actress. Marano has starred in television movies and had recurring roles in such series as Without a Trace, Gilmore Girls, Ghost Whisperer, Grey’s Anatomy, Scoundrels and The Young and the Restless. In 2011, she starred as Bay Kennish on the Freeform television series Switched at Birth. In 2013, Vanessa starred in Restless Virgins which was inspired by a true story.

Personal Life

Vanessa Marano was born on the 31st of October 1992, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She’s currently 27 years old.

Birth Name Vanessa Nicole Marano
Nickname Vanessa
Date of Birth October 31, 1992
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States
Age 27 years old
Sun Sign Scorpio
Profession Actress
Nationality American
  • White
  • She is of Italian descent on her father’s side.
Religion Christianity


Vanessa educated herself by attending a community college.

Family Details

  • Father – Damiano Marano (College Professor)
  • Mother – Ellen Marano (Former actress and now the owner of Agoura Children’s Theatre)
  • Siblings – Laura Marano (Younger Sister) (Actress)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Vanessa Marano has dated –

  • Ross Lynch (2012) – In 2012, Vanessa was RUMORed to be dating singer-songwriter, Ross Lynch.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 3½ inches
  • In centimeters – 161 cm
  • In meters – 1.61 m
  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs
Body Measurements 33-23-34
Body Build Slim
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexuality Straight
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)
Dress Size 4 (US)
Distinctive Features
  • Big eyes
  • Plush lips

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Marano’s first major roles on television have been as Jack Malone’s older daughter in Without a Trace (2002–2009), Valerie’s stepdaughter in The Comeback (2005) and as April Nardini in Gilmore Girls (2005-2007).

Film Debut

In 2003, Vanessa appeared in the film Easy for her role as Little Jamie.

Television Debut

In 2002, Vanessa debuted with CBS’ police procedural television drama series Without a Trace for her role as Hanna Malone. She only appeared in 12 episodes.

Vanessa Marano Favorites

Vanessa Marano Net worth

Vanessa Marano has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vanessa Marano

  • Marano commenced acting professionally at the age of seven.
  • Due to Italian ancestry on her father’s side, she can now speak fluent Italian as well as English.
  • Vanessa is one of the youngest members of Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
  • Marano is fluent in Italian and Spanish.
  • She enjoys reading, writing and painting.
  • Vanessa is good friends with actress Steffani Brass.
  • She has a sweet tooth and satisfies her desire by eating various fruits like raspberries, blueberries, etc.
  • She brushes her teeth more than 2 times in a day to keep her breath fresh. Though, she is not able to do this consistently.
  • In 2013, Vanessa starred in Restless Virgins which was inspired by a true story.


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