Maria Bello
Maria Bello
Real Name/Full Name Maria Elena Bello
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Maria Bello
Birth Place: Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 April 1967
Age/How Old: 55 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 165.1 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father– Joe Bello
Mother – Kathy Bello
Siblings: Christopher, Joseph and Lisa
School: Archbishop John Carroll High School, Radnor
College: Villanova University
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Bipolar
Marital Status: Not married
Boyfriend: Girlfriend – Dominique Crenn
Husband/Spouse Name: NA
Kids/Children Name: Jackson Blue McDermott
Profession: Actress and Writer
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: March 2023

American actress and writer, Maria Bello, was born on the 18th of April 1967, to a Roman Catholic family in Pennsylvania, USA. She is as tall as 5 ft 5 inches, giving her the perfect height to carry her good looks around town. She made a difficult transition from the television industry to the film line, which helped her gain her popularity. After the 2010 Haiti earthquake, she founded WE ADVANCE with three others, which is an organization that encourages the ladies of Haiti to collaborate in making healthcare a priority.

Well, how well do you know about Maria Bello? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Maria Bello’s net worth in 2023, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Maria Bello to date.

Biography and Early Life

Maria Bello was born to Kathy and Joe Bello in the year 1967. Maria’s mother, Kathy, was a school nurse and her father, Joe, was a contractor, at the time. Her father has roots back that go back to Montella, Italy, belonging to a Roman Catholic family. She has two brothers, Christopher and Joseph and a sister, Lisa, who is now an activist and a beautiful, melodious soul singer.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Maria Bello in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Maria Bello’s age is 55 years old as of today’s date 30th March 2023 having been born on 18 April 1967. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165.1 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


Maria Bello was schooled in Archbishop John Carroll High School, Radnor, Pennsylvania. Her Alma Mater is Villanova University in which she majored in Political Science. She had a desire to become a lawyer, but a summer class of acting made her change her mind. She realised she was good at acting and thought of giving it a shot at making it her breadwinning career and she succeeded.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Maria Bello With Partner Dominique Crenn
Maria Bello With Partner Dominique Crenn

In spite of being involved in various relationships, Maria Bello brought her son into the world in March 2001, with her then-boyfriend, Dan McDermott. They separated in 2006. She dated Bryn Mooser briefly for a period of 2 years – 2008 through to 2010 Maria has always been open and proud about her sexuality, even when she opened up to her son, confessing that she’s attracted to women. He responded saying, ‘Whatever mom, love is love’, which inspired her in writing her book about same-sex relationships and the tags that society puts on people.

Is Maria Bello Lesbian?

As per sources, Maria Bello is bipolar. She has been engaged to Chef Dominique Crenn since 2019. In 2020, her fans and the public were made aware of her engagement, and they first appeared as a couple in the 92nd Academy Awards. The proof of this couple is the pictures captured on their Instagram handles.

Professional Career

Maria Bello had many TV show appearances in shows like The Commish, Misery Loves Company, Due South and Nowhere Man, but she achieved her major breakthrough when she starred in a spy series on TV, named Mr. & Mrs Smith, as Mrs Smith. She made her debut in medical drama through the TV show ER by being cast as a paediatrician named as Dr Anna Del Amico.

Maria made a transition from the television industry to the Film line, starting with Coyote Ugly in the year 2000. She’s been nominated for the Golden Globe Awards a number of times, but unfortunately couldn’t catch onto one, though she has one of several others for her performances. Even though she’s a marvelous actress, she’s an even better a writer. She’s written a book named ‘Whatever… Love is Love: Questioning the Labels, We Give Ourselves’, about same-sex relationships with her then-partner, Clare Munn. The book was released in 2015.


Maria Bello has won the following awards:

  1. Screen Actors Guild Award – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series – ER – 1997
  2. Blockbuster Entertainment Awards – Favorite Supporting Actress (Comedy/Romance) – Coyote Ugly – 2000

iii. Satellite Award – Best Supporting Actress (Motion Picture) – The Cooler – 2003

  1. Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award – Best Supporting Performance – A History of Violence – 2005
  2. Chicago Film Critics Association Award – Best Supporting Actress – A History of Violence – 2005
  3. Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award – Best Supporting Actress – A History of Violence – 2005

vii. New York Film Critics Circle Award – Best Supporting Actress – A History of Violence – 2005

viii. Online Film Critics Society Award – Best Supporting Actress – A History of Violence – 2005

  1. Village Voice Film Poll Award – Best Supporting Performance – A History of Violence – 2005
  2. RiverRun International Film Festival’s Jury Prize – Best Actress – The Sisters – 2006
  3. National Board of Review Award – Best Cast – Prisoners – 2013

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Maria Bello in 2023

Maria Bello Net Worth
Maria Bello Net Worth

Maria began her career with a minimal pay, and now she earns a whopping $125,000 every episode of any show that she does, proves that she really loves her acting jobs and roles. Over the years of hard work and practice, she now stands at a Net Worth of $15 million as of 2023.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  1. Maria practices Muay Thai (lethal) kickboxing
  2. Maria has a Polish and Italian descent

iii. Bello was a bridesmaid at Andrea Bendewald’s wedding, at which Jennifer Aniston was the maid of honour.

  1. She was a cheerleader back in high school.
  2. Maria Bello has also revealed in an article in the NY Times that she had suffered a life-threatening illness in 2012.

Looking at the personal life, hardships, effort and trouble that Maria Bello has gone through, it gives us an inspirational spark that no matter what we choose in life, always give it your best and be confident. Coming Out is never easy, but she makes it look like a cakewalk. We’ve all accepted her the way she is, a stunning and gorgeous woman with pride, who doesn’t look back.


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