One of the fastest rising actresses in Hollywood and the world has got to be the all-round talented actress Marisha Ray. She is so described because of her versatility as a theatre, voice, film, and Television actress. She is also a talented scriptwriter, director, and producer who is prominently associated with her work in the popular web series, Critical Role. She is the proud wife American actor Mathew Mercer who she has been with since 2017. Her life on screen has seen such versatility that it is hard to tell just what part of her many endeavors makes bank the most. Find out more below.
Marisha Ray’s Bio and Age
Details about Marisha Ray’s family background and her upbringing is not public knowledge, but it is known that she was born on the 10th day of May 1989, in Louisville, Kentucky in the United States of America. The specific names of her immediate family members are not known but it is a fact that she shares a special bond with her father and that she has a younger sister whom she is very proud of and flaunts on her social media handles.
As a gifted actress who fell in love with the art of acting right from her younger years, she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts where she was prepared for the business of acting. She would then attend the Park University in Pittsburg and graduated in 2007 upon which she left for Los Angeles in 2008 to carve a niche for herself in the acting industry.
The journey of her career as an actress is traceable to when she was but a young teenager of about 12 years old. She made appearances in theatres as an actress while also doing well as a dancer. For these little beginnings in theatre plays, she received good commendations and decided to veer into mainstream acting as a film and television actress. Through sheer determination, she landed roles in a good number of movies and television series notable amongst which are Night Out: Vampires (2010), Whoreders (2010), How to Survive a Horror Film (2011), Batgirl: Spoiled (2012), and lots more.
Her creativity as a producer was seen in the TV series Batgirl: Spoiled, in which she played the titular character. Besides being a screen diva, Marisha Ray has done voice-over work in the combat video games Persona 4: Arena Ultimax and Persona Q: where she assumed the role of Margaret.
Of all the films and series that Ray has starred in, she is most popularly known for her role in the web series Critical Role, which she began co-starring in sometime in 2015. Marisha Ray was announced as the Creative Director for Greek & Sundry on July 28, 2017, but after only a year, she stepped down in June of 2018 to enable her focus on her duty as the Creative Director in Critical Role acting alongside her husband Mercer and other stars like Liam O’Brien, Laura Bailey.
She has also earned herself some big commercial gigs for Little Caesars Pizza, The Hallmark Channel, Mega, and The Buried Life among others. The 5 ft 6 inches actress has also amassed a commendable wealth for herself in the course of her more than a decade career, smiling to the bank as often as the gigs keep rolling in. Although her actual net worth is undisclosed, sources reveal that it is somewhere between $100,000 and $700,000.
Marisha Ray’s popularity on the social media is equally not questionable as she is very active on Twitter and Instagram with over 134k followers on the latter and 230k following on the Twitter handle.
Is She Married? Who Is The Husband – Matthew Mercer?
Marisha Ray’s personal life off the screen has been kept well on the low. She is one of the celebrities who is linked to just one man who in this case is her husband. This is not usual with celebrities in the glamorous movie industry especially because onscreen romance often finds its way offscreen. Ray happily said I do to her better half, Matthew Mercer in 2017.
Matthew Mercer is an American movie and voice actor born on June 29, 1982, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He has done well in movies, television series, voice acting for video games, cartoons, web series hosting and animations. There is no concrete information about how and when the couple first met, but they both starred in the web series Critical Role that began airing since 2015.
They dated for a couple of months and after they ascertained that their love was strong enough to start the forever journey, they got engaged in 2016. They officially formalized their union on the 21st day of October 2017 but are yet to have any children.