Marissa Jaret Winokur Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Marissa Jaret Winokur Quick Info
Height 5 ft
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth February 2, 1973
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Judah Miller

Marissa Jaret Winokur is an American actress, voiceover artist, theatre actress, dancer, singer, and producer who is best known for reprising the role of Tracy Turnblad in the Broadway musical titled Hairspray and this role also won her many awards in 2003 including the Tony Award for “Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical” and Drama Desk Award as well as Outer Critics Circle Award for “Outstanding Actress in a Musical”.

Born Name

Marissa Jaret Winokur

Nick Name

Marissa

Marissa Jaret Winokur as seen in July 2010
Marissa Jaret Winokur as seen in July 2010 (Greg Hernandez / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Marissa Jaret Winokur studied at Fox Lane High School located in Bedford, New York and was also a cheerleader and captain of her high school soccer team. Later, she got enrolled at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and graduated in 1993.

Occupation

Actress, Voiceover Artist, Dancer, Singer, Producer, Theatre Artist

Family

  • Father – Michael Winokur (Retired Architect)
  • Mother – Maxine (Retired Teacher)
  • Siblings – Rob Winokur (Older Brother), Marc Winokur (Older Brother), Vic Winokur (Older Sister)
  • Others – S. J. Perelman (Great Uncle) (Author, Screenwriter), Nathanael West (Great Uncle) (Novelist, Screenwriter), Zoe Miller (Mother-In-Law), Gary Miller (Father-In-Law), Geneva Wasserman (Sister-In-Law), Murray Miller (Brother-In-Law) (Writer, Producer)
Marissa Jaret Winokur (Left) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Ashley Argota in September 2019
Marissa Jaret Winokur (Left) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Ashley Argota in September 2019 (Marissa Jaret Winokur / Instagram)

Manager

Marissa Jaret Winokur is managed by Valeo Entertainment, Talent Management Company, West Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, United States.

Genre

Soundtrack

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Unsigned

Build

Average

Height

5 ft or 152.5 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Marissa Jaret Winokur has dated –

  1. Judah Miller (2006-Present) – She got married to producer, writer, and filmmaker, Judah Miller, on October 7, 2006, and they later decided to have a child via surrogacy. On July 22, 2008, their son Zev Isaac Miller was born and weighed in at 4 kg or 8 pounds 7 ounces and measured 21 inches or 53 cm long.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Marissa Jaret Winokur is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.

Marissa Jaret Winokur posing for a picture with her dog at Fryman Canyon Trailhead in Los Angeles, California, United States in March 2019
Marissa Jaret Winokur posing for a picture with her dog at Fryman Canyon Trailhead in Los Angeles, California, United States in March 2019 (Marissa Jaret Winokur / Instagram)

Hair Color

Light Brown (Natural)

She often tends to dye her hair blonde.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Curly hair
  • Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

Marissa Jaret Winokur appeared in a TV commercial for TBS Superstation in the year 2000.

Religion

Judaism

Marissa Jaret Winokur Favorite Things

  • TV Show – Celebrity Big Brother

SourceE! Online

Marissa Jaret Winokur smiling in a picture taken during her time in Prague, Czech Republic in July 2019
Marissa Jaret Winokur smiling in a picture taken during her time in Prague, Czech Republic in July 2019 (Marissa Jaret Winokur / Instagram)

Marissa Jaret Winokur Facts

  1. She was raised in Bedford Village, New York.
  2. Marissa Jaret Winokur is a cervical cancer survivor and when she was diagnosed with the disease, she did not make the news public and only shared it with her immediate family because, at that time, she was working on Hairspray and was fearful of the fact that she might be replaced due to her condition. However, she received the required treatment and was cured.
  3. In 2017, she competed in the U.S. version of the British game show, Big Star’s Little Star, along with her son.
  4. She was cast as a contestant in the first installment of the American edition of Celebrity Big Brother and on February 25, 2018, she emerged as the winner of the show.
  5. As a producer, Marissa Jaret Winokur has worked on a couple of projects such as Off The Block with Ross and MarissaBeautiful Girl, and All Stars.

Featured Image by Greg Hernandez / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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