Everything You Need To Know About Vanessa Ray From Blue Bloods

Those who are familiar with either Suits, Pretty Little Liars, As the World Turns, and Blue Bloods will certainly know the name, Vanessa Ray. The actress has starred in several major productions but is mostly known for Blue Bloods where she has played Officer Eddie Janko for several years.

Vanessa Ray is part of a generation of actors and actresses who are currently benefiting from the growth of television which has increased the number of available opportunities for aspiring and growing actors. This growth has been a blessing for both Vanessa and fans of television who now enjoy the opportunity to watch the excellent actress on screen.

The actress has worked across theatre and film and such, there is so much to learn about her.

Vanessa Ray Biography 

Perhaps the first thing to learn about Vanessa Ray is that she was born Vanessa Liptak on the 24th of June, 1981 in Alameda County, California. Not much is known of her days growing up in California as nothing about her education is public record and neither is the possible existence of siblings. For now, the Blue Bloods actress is the only child of her parents we know of.

The beautiful actress began her career in entertainment through the medium that spurred her interest – Theatre. She starred in the musical Footloose, playing the character Rusty. It was for this very role that Vanessa Ray earned her Actor’s Equity card and made her debut as a professional actress. This was in 2003, and it was the beginning of a career that has spanned over a decade with multiple credits across theatre, film, and television.

Footloose was the first of a few musicals Vanessa Ray appeared in before she transitioned to onscreen roles. She starred in others like Finding Nemo: The Musical, a Broadway production of Hair and a couple others.

Her life as an onscreen actress began in 2003, the very year she was established as a professional actress. She appeared in a short film, The Sparky Chronicles: The Map where she played the character, Chris. It was followed up by an appearance in another short film, Is He… in 2004 before she made her first feature-length appearance in 2008 for the film, Finding Chance. Since then, she has starred in films like All in Time, The Last Day of August, Trust Me, and a few others thus far.

In 2008, Vanessa Ray made her debut in television, where she has made the most splash as an actress, starring as Vanessa in three episodes of The Batter’s Down. Since that time, she has starred in Primetime television and Daytime television. She starred in the soap opera, As the World Turns between 2009 and 2010 in a regular role. She has appeared as a guest actress in several shows like White Collar, Girls, Nurse Jackie and a couple of others. Her recurring roles in notable shows include appearances in Suits, Damages and Pretty Little Liars where she most notably plays the character, CeCe Drake.

READ   The 20 Highest Paid Actresses In The World (Updated 2021)

Since 2013, Vanessa Ray has been starring on Blue Bloods as Officer Eddie Janko, starting out as a recurring character on the show before being upgraded to a regular character in the show’s fifth season till date.

What is Her Net Worth?

The impressive array of credits to her name as an actress has been enough to earn Vanessa Ray a decent net worth of $1 million. She has recurring appearances in shows like Suits and Pretty Little Liars to thank for the decent net worth and most notably, her lasting appearance on Blue Bloods since 2013.

Who are Her Parents?

As we mentioned earlier, not much is known about her background and that extends to her parents. All we know, thus far, is she was born to James Liptak and Valerie Liptak and she is most likely the only child of her parents.

Vanessa Ray would have gone on to be just another face in a world with billions of people but for her decision to become an actress. Through the influence of parents who were involved in the world of acting, particularly the theatre, she caught the acting bug and chose to pursue a career in it. Her father, James Liptak, was a music composer who worked for several productions in California and New York.

Meet The Spouse

Vanessa Ray
Vanessa Ray and her husband, Landon Beard

As for her personal relationships, Vanessa Ray has been married twice. Her first marriage was to Derek James Baynham from 2003 to 2009. She remained unmarried until 2015 when she married her long-term boyfriend, Landon Beard. Vanessa and Landon are still very much together and remain in love.

See Also: Who Is Sami Gayle, The Blue Bloods Actress?

Details of Her Body Measurements

Vanessa Ray had to go through a significant amount of physical training for her role on Blue Bloods, but she has been able to maintain a body weight of 56kg. Her height is 5 feet 4 inches and other body measurements, such as her chest, waist, and hips are at 34, 26 and 25 inches respectively.

Adeola Seun
Adeola Seun
Seun is a CCNA certified graduate of FUTA. He has been writing on various subjects that include finance, economics, celebrity net worth, lifestyle, biographies and politics for over 7 years, Other than writing, he enjoys movies, video games, and sports

Recommended

Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal: Who Has a Higher Net Worth and Who Is Older?

Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal is the biggest rivalry in tennis and indeed one of the biggest in sports. Alongside Serbian player Novak Djokovic,...

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: Who Has a Higher Net Worth and Who Is Older

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are two of the biggest names in boxing, and for a while now, the world has been waiting for...

Who Is Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin and How Much Is He Worth?

It has often been said that crypto is the currency of the future. Its history dates back to 1983 when Ecash was conceived. Still,...

Tyson Fury Net Worth and All The Ways He Makes His Money

With a net worth of nearly $60 million, Tyson Fury ranks amongst one of the wealthiest boxers in the world. He is also one...

Rafael Nadal Net Worth and All The Ways He made His Money

A select group of tennis players is credited with popularising the sport throughout the globe. One of those that belong to this elite club...

Featured Today

What Happened To Cristina Ferrare And Details Of Her Family

She was once a model who graced the front of several magazines, from fashion to car brands and was one of the most popular...

Understanding Vivian Liberto’s Early Life, Ethnicity and Relationship With Johnny Cash

Everyone finds a way to leave a mark on the world and while many do so through their profession, some do so through their...

Who Is Sandra Otterson? Her Personal Wealth, Life and Quick Facts

American adult star, Sandra Otterson, currently based in Arizona, USA has is worth about $5 million. Background and Career Sandra Otterson, popular with the name ‘Wifey‘...

Pokémon Card Value and Price Guide: How Much Money Are Your Cards Worth Now?

In recent years, interest in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (PTCG) has grown immensely as multiple cards have been sold for jaw-dropping prices at...

12 Mainstream Movies Where The Actors Really Did it

Usually, graphic love acts depicted in movies can be too transgressive even though they are often simulated with tricks; pillows between themselves, prosthetics and body stockings....

Related Stories

Just Richest - People, Net Worth and Salary