Mira Sorvino Biography

Published On Oct 10, 2017
Facts of Mira Sorvino
Date of Birth: 1967 , September-28
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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Since her childhood, Sorvino scripted and performed in backyard plays with her childhood friend, Hope Davis. Similarly, she performed in theater production at Dwight-Englewood School.

As Mira was good on studies since her childhood, she enrolled at the "Harvard University"; obtained the degree in East Asian Studies. For a culture exchange aspect, Mira joined CIEE in Beijing for a year. Thus, she became fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

After completing her education, Mira started her acting career through the television series, Swans Crossing as Sophia Eva McCormick De Castro. Following, She gave her diligent performance in numerous television series including Norma Jean & Marilyn, Human trafficking, Falling Skies, Lady Dynamite, Condor and so on.

Likewise, Mira appeared in the romantic comedy film, Mighty Aphrodite as Linda Ash. From the movie, Mira honored with numerous awards like Academy Awards, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, Golden Globe Award, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle; as well as nominated for National Society of Film Critics and many others.

Similarly, Mira appeared in the various movie such as Mimic, Free Money, Like Dandelion Dust, The Presence, Union Square and so on. Furthur, she was active in the field of political activism, she was affiliated with Amnesty International. She titled the "Amnesty International's Artist of Conscience Award" as well.

Talking about her personal life, Mira dated several personalities. Firstly she started her love affair with Joaquin Cortes. After being in a relationship for a couple of months, the couple separated.

Similarly, Mira began dating Quentin TarantinoUnfortunately, her second affair also ended in separation. Otherwise, Mira was in a relationship with, Marc Anthony, Willem Dafoe, and Olivier Martinez.

Afterward, Mira married to her long-term boyfriend, Christopher Backus. Currently, the couple lives a happy life without any divorce rumors, along with their four children, sons Holden Paul Terry Backus Johnny Christopher King Backus and daughters Lucia Backus and Mattea Angel Backus. 

Mira belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. As of now, Mira has appeared in numerous movie and televisions series and honored with numerous awards which help her to boost her net worth. 49 years Mira Sorvino as of 2017 has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

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Born in New York City


Mira Sorvino was born as Mira Katherine Sorvino on September 28, 1967, in New York CIty, U.S. She was born to father, Paul Sorvino;an actor and mother, Lorraine Davis.

Appeared in Mighty Aphrodite


In 1995, Mira debuted in the movie, Mighty Aphrodite as the role of Linda Ash. From this movie, she won the millions of hearts. Afterward, Mira appeared in numerous movies such as Beautiful Girls, Tarantella and so on.

Won the Academy Awards


From the 1995 movie, ''Mighty Aphrodite'', Mira won numerous awards such as Academy Award, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, Gloden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, New York FIlm Critics Circle and much more.

Married to Christopher Backus

June 11 , 2004

On June 11, 2004, Mira Sorvino married to Christopher Backus. Her husband is an American actor. The couple has two daughters and two sons. Currently, the couple resides in Los Angeles, California.

Total Net worth


Mira Sorvino earns a decent amount of money through her profession as an actress. Mira's current net worth is estimated to be around $16 million. 

Was in a relationship with Quentin Tarantino


Mira was in a relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Quentin Tarantino.  The couple began their relationship in 1996. However, their relationship turned into broke up in 1998. Otherwise, she dated Marc Anthony in 1998.