Melissa Barrera Bio, Wiki, Age, Vida, Husband, Net worth, Sream 2022, Abigail 2024, Your Monster 2024, Movies, and TV Shows

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Melissa Barrera Profile

Melissa Barrera is a Mexican actress. In Mexico, she is known for roles in the telenovelas Siempre tuya Acapulco (2013), Tanto amor (2015), and the Netflix series Club de Cuervos (2017). Outside of Mexico, she is known for her lead roles in the Starz drama series Vida (2018–2020), the musical film In the Heights (2021), and the slasher films Scream (2022) and Scream VI (2023).

Melissa Barrera Age

Barrera is 33 years old as of 2023. She was born on 4th July 1990 in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, North America. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on the 4th of July every year.

Melissa Barrera Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 132 lbs (60kg).

Melissa Barrera Family

Barrera’s father is Tomas Barrera and her mother is Rossana Martínez. However, she has not revealed any information regarding her parents. Additionally, she has not revealed any information regarding her siblings. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.

Melissa Barrera Music

She attended the American School Foundation of Monterrey where she appeared in the school’s musical productions including Grease, Aida, and Footloose. Her television debut was on the Mexican reality show La Academia in 2011, where she showed off her talent for singing.

In 2013, she was part of the duet Melissa and Sebastian, with whom she recorded her first album and had her first top ten radio hit with their debut single “Mamma Maria”, a cover of Ricchi e Poveri’s song from the 1980s. In 2015, she recorded the theme song “Volver a Caer” alongside the Mexican singer Kalimba, for her telenovela Tanto Amor.

Melissa Barrera
Melissa Barrera

Melissa Barrera Husband

Barrera’s husband is indeed Paco Zazueta, a Mexican singer and entrepreneur. They’ve been together for over a decade! They crossed paths on the set of the Mexican reality show La Academia. Their on-screen chemistry translated to real life! After several years of dating, Paco popped the question in 2017. They tied the knot in February 2019.Melissa Barrera Scream

Barrera had a starring role in the recent Scream revival. She played Sam Carpenter, one of the lead characters, in both Scream (2022) and Scream VI (2023). Unfortunately, due to social media comments critical of Israel, she was let go from the franchise before the filming of Scream VII.

Samantha Carpenter is the protagonist of the fifth Scream film, simply titled Scream (2022 film), and its sequel (2023 film). Having run from a troubled past, the former Woodsboro resident returns to her haunted small California hometown to aid her younger sister Tara (Jenna Ortega) against a new Ghostface entity. At age 13, she discovered the secret of her birth origin — she is the biological daughter of the original Ghostface serial killer, Billy Loomis who derives from the original Scream (1996).

Melissa Barrera Acting

In 2010, while still in college, she participated in the film L for Leisure. Additionally, in 2012, she participated in two telenovelas, La Mujer de Judas and La otra cara del Alma. In 2014, she obtained her first starring role in the telenovela Siempre tuya Acapulco. Moreover, in 2015, she starred in the last telenovela produced by TV Azteca, Tanto Amor.

Barrera was cast in the lead role of Lyn on the Starz drama series Vida in 2018. In August 2020, Barrera was cast as Sam Carpenter in the fifth Scream film, which was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. The film was released on 14 January 2022. In 2021, Barrera starred as Vanessa, an aspiring fashion designer and love interest of the narrator, Usnavi, in the Jon M. Chu-directed musical film In the Heights, an adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s stage musical.

Melissa Barrera Survival Drama

The film earned widespread critical acclaim, with Monica Castillo of The Wrap praising Barrera’s performance: “Vanessa’s upbeat salsa anthem, ‘It Won’t Be Long Now’, is perhaps one of the more underrated sequences: It’s an impressive showcase for Barrera’s talents, giving her a wide range of emotions to move through in one number and one of the few moments in the musical to belt out.

” In 2022 she starred in Keep Breathing, a six-episode survival drama released on Netflix on June 28, 2022. In 2022, Barrera appeared in the title role in the musical Carmen (2022 film) directed by Benjamin Millepied. It had its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2022.

Melissa Barrera Movies and TV Shows

  1. Scream (2022) and Scream VI (2023): Barrera plays Sam Carpenter, one of the main characters in the recent relaunch of the Scream franchise.
  2. In the Heights (2021): Barrera starred as Vanessa in this critically acclaimed musical film adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda stage production.
  3. Abigail (2024): Barrera takes on the lead role in this recently released vampire horror/comedy film.
  4. Club de Cuervos (2017): This Netflix series was one of Barrera’s breakout roles in Mexico.
  5. Vida (2018-2020): Barrera starred in this Starz series for two seasons.

Melissa Barrera Net Worth

Barrera has an estimated annual net worth of $ 3 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Actress.

Melissa Barrera Abigail

Barrera stars in the recent horror comedy film “Abigail” which was released in April 2024. She plays Joey, a former military medic who is part of a group of criminals who kidnap the 12-year-old daughter of a powerful underworld figure. They soon discover that their captive, Abigail, played by Alisha Weir, is not who she seems and is a centuries-old vampire. The film follows the criminals as their plan unravels and they are forced to fight for survival.

Melissa Barrera Your Monster

Barrera stars in the 2024 horror-comedy film “Your Monster.” The film won the Audience Favourite Award at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival: London . Barrera plays Laura Franco, a soft-spoken actress whose life falls apart after a serious illness and a bad breakup. Recovering at her childhood home, Laura finds an unexpected ally – a monster living in her closet. This monster, voiced by Tommy Dewey, is both terrifying and weirdly charming and helps Laura tap into her suppressed rage and reclaim her power.

Melissa Barrera Social Media Platforms

Barrera is very active on her Instagram and Facebook pages. She has 1.6 Million followers on Instagram and 459k followers on Facebook.

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