Melissa Barrera Biography, Age, Career, Photos & More

Melissa Barrera is a Mexican Actress and Singer, born on 4 July 1990 in Monterrey, Mexico. Melissa is particularly known for acting as ‘Samantha “Sam” Carpenter’ in the American film “Scream“. Today, In Melissa Barrera’s Biography we will know about the actress’s Early Life, Career, Boyfriend, Movies, etc.

Melissa Barrera
Melissa Barrera

Early Life & Career

Melissa was born in Mexico and she studied at New York University. After completing her studies she started her career in 2011 with the Mexican reality musical talent television series “La Academia“. In 2014, She played the role of ‘Kennedy’ in the Film “L for Leisure“. In 2022, she appeared in the survival drama series “Keep Breathing” as well.

Melissa Barrera Biography


NameMelissa Barrera
ProfessionActress & Singer
Years Active2011 - Present
Net Worth$10 Million USD

Debut, TV Series & Awards

DebutIn 2011 - As an Actress
TV Series2011 - La Academia (Herself)

2012 - La mujer de Judas (Zulamita)

2012-2013 - La otra cara del alma (Mariana Durán)

2014 - Siempre tuya Acapulco (Olvido Pérez)

2015 - Tanto amor (Mía González)

2016-2017 - Perseguidos (Liliana Rincón)

2017 - Club de Cuervos (Isabel Cantú)

2018-2020 - Vida (Lyn Hernandez)

2020 - Acting for a Cause (Elizabeth Bennet)

2022 - Keep Breathing (Liv)
Movies2014 - L for Leisure (Kennedy)

2016 - Manual de principiantes para ser presidente (Brisa

2016 - El Hotel (Karina)

2018 - Sacúdete las penas (Luisa Martin Del Campo)

2018 - Dos Veces Tú (Daniela Cohen)

2021 - In the Heights (Vanessa)

2022 - Scream (Samantha "Sam" Carpenter)

2022 - Bed Rest (Julie Rivers)

2023 - Scream - Sixth (Samantha "Sam" Carpenter)

Carmen (Carmen)
Music Videos2021 - Say Less
Awards2021 : Hollywood Critics Association - Best Actress (In the Heights) (Nominated)

2021 : Imagen Awards - Best Actress – Television (Comedy) (Vida) (Nominated)

2022 : Satellite Awards - Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical (In the Heights) (Nominated)

Personal Life & Education

Nick Name/Other NameMelissa Barrera Martínez
Born (Date of Birth)4 July 1990
Age (as 2021)32 Years Old
BirthplaceMonterrey, Mexico
HometownMonterrey, Mexico
Zodiac SignLeo
Hobbies & HabitsTravelling, Dog Lover, Shopping, Internet Surfing
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
SchoolAmerican School Foundation
CollegeNew York University
Education QualificationGraduate

Family & Relationship

FatherTomas Barrera
Mother Rossana Martínez
Sister / BrotherNot Known
Affair / BoyfriendNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandPaco Zazueta (m. 2019)
ChildrenNot Known

Physical Appearances

Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Height170 cm
1.70 m
5 ft 7 in
Weight56 KG
123 lbs (pounds)
Figure Size33B-24-36
Dress Size37 (US)
Shoe (Feet) Size7

Social Media

FacebookNot Known
YouTubeNot Known

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Melissa Barrera?

Melissa Barrera (born 4 July 1990) is a Mexican actress and singer. She is known for starring as ‘Samantha “Sam” Carpenter’ in the American film “Scream“.

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