Rosa Maria Perez is a famous actress, talk show host, dancer and choreographer along with being an author. She got her breakthrough role in the movie, Do the right thing which was released in the year 1989. Rosa has been nominated for various awards and honors in her career. She has an outstanding performance in her movie, Fearless which was released in the year 1993. Rosa has been nominated for the Emmy awards three times for working as a choreographer. If you want to know more about life, career and net worth of Rosie Perez in 2018, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
She was born on 6th September in the year 1964 in Brooklyn in New York. She is the daughter of Ismael Serrano and Lydia Perez. Both of her parents used to belong from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. When she was three years old, she was sent to foster home and used to live in the foster care in New York till she turned eight years old.
Perez had to suffer from child abuse during her childhood, and her mother had schizophrenia. She had to suffer from PTSD, anxiety, and dysthymia which is a kind of depression. She worked very hard in therapy and got a little better with it. Rosie gets married to Eric Haze who is an artist on 15th September in the year 2013 in Las Vegas. Both of them decided that they would get married to each other at the night when they are watching a boxing match.
They slept together at the MGM Grand hotel and then got married early in the morning. At present, both of them live together in Clinton Hill in Brooklyn. Earlier, she was married to Seth Zvi, but they divorced in the year 2001 after ten years of their marriage. She has no children, and she is also allergic to the dairy products. She was also a friend of Tupac Shakur.
Career, Awards & Nominations
She began her career in the early 1980s when she was just 19 years old. She was a dancer on Soul Train at that time. She was the student of Biochemistry in Los Angeles. She used to relieve stress by going to nightclubs. Later on, she started getting better roles, and she also did a controversial movie in the year 1997. She is a great fan of boxing and has also written her autobiography in the year 2014.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Rosie Perez is around $14 million which she has earned by working as an actress, talk show host, and community activist. She used to go dancing classes and then she met with Spike Lee who cast her in a movie. She has been awarded the best-supporting-actress award.
Her mother and aunt used to come to visit her, but she was considered as a ward of New York until the age of twelve. She had ten brothers and sisters with her mother’s first marriage and another half-brothers and sisters. Due to so much life struggles. She got a speech impediment.