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Who is Cara Buono? Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Biography

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Who is Cara Buono?

Cara Buono is an actress, perhaps best known for portraying Dr. Faye Miller in the fourth season of the popular period drama series “Mad Men”, and she also gained worldwide popularity starring as Karen Wheeler in Netflix hit series “Stranger Series”. Cara was born of Italian descent under the Zodiac sign Pisces on 1 March 1971, in The Bronx, New York City, USA, so holds American nationality. As of 2021, she is 50 years old.

Early life and Family

She was raised in a blue-collar family alongside her two brothers and a sister, by her parents Rosemary and Anthony Buono. She spent most of her formative years in The Bronx. In one interview she mentioned that both of her parents were huge cooking enthusiasts.

Born into a working family, her parents instilled the love for work at a young age, and she landed her first job when she was ten years old.

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This diligence persisted with Cara, who also found employment during her high school days, working in various stores and malls. In an interview, she reflected on the effects it had on her career as an actor, saying: ‘I think that it made me really disciplined when it came to pursuing acting, because I had no clue how to go about it.’

Regarding her education, she matriculated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and enrolled at Columbia University, where she majored in English language and literature, and political science; reportedly, she was an excellent student who obtained her degree in three years.

Career Beginnings

As a very extroverted child, she expressed a desire for acting and performing at a very young age, and often performed in schools plays and theater productions of various plays, including Harvey Fierstein’s “Spook House”. After graduation, she chose to pursue an acting career, and over the years, often performed on and off-Broadway.

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In 1989, she made her TV debut portraying Joann in two episodes of the drama series “Dream Street”. In 1991 she appeared as Abby Morris in an episode of the teen anthology series “CBS Schoolbreak Special”, which landed her the nomination for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children’s Special. The following year, she made her movie debut as Dawn in the sports drama movie “Gladiator” alongside Cuba Gooding Jr. and James Marshall. She also appeared in three episodes of the drama series “I’ll Fly Away” and portrayed Judy Dobson in the mystery drama movie “Waterslide”, sharing the stage with Ethan Hawke and Jeremy Irons.

In 1994 she played Teresa Salazar in the action/comedy movie “The Cowboy “, followed by her role in the movie adaptation of the book “Killer: A Journey of Murder” by Thomas E, Gaddis. In the following period, she made several one-episode appearances on TV, including “Law & Order”, “New York Undercover”, and “The Single Guy”.

Building her profile as an actress, she landed small parts in movies and short movies such as “Kicking and Screaming”, “Next Stop Wonderland”, and “Man of the Century”.

Other Roles

She started the new millennium by portraying Claire Suarez in the comedy film “Attention Shoppers”, opposite Nestor Carbonell and Luke Perry. Her next notable role came in 2004, when she was cast as Edith Banner in the action movie “Hulk”, sharing the screen with Erin Bana, Nick Nolte and Jennifer Connelly; the movie took a blow from the critics, who implied that it focused more on irrelevant dialogue at the cost of action, however, it turned out to be a huge box office hit.

In 2004 she starred as Joanne Schwartzbaum in the sci-fi comedy movie “From Other World”, and also landed the recurring role as Grace Foster in the crime drama series “Third Watch”. After her portrayal of Linda Salvo in the comedy film “Artie Lange’s Beer Leagues”, she was cast as Kelli Moltisanti in the hit series “The Sopranos”, appearing in seven episodes.

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In 2007, she played Sheriff Anna Turner in the horror series “Dead Zone”, followed by her role in the horror movie “Cthulhu”. In 2010, she scooped one of her most notable roles as Faye Miller in the mega-popular series “Mad Men”, earning two nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award.  In the following period, she switched between various one-episode appearances and roles in movies such as “Let Me In”, “The Discoverers”, and “A Good Marriage”.

 “Stanger Things” and Latest Roles

After her portrayal of Connie Jacobsen in the in 2016 teen/drama movie” Paper Town”, starring Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolf, Cara was cast as Karen Wheeler in the sci-fi horror series “Stranger Things”. The series follows a group of kids/teenagers who battle against supernatural creatures in the fictional town of Hawking, attracting record viewership on Netflix, earning the title as one of the most-watched and popular series on the platform.

In addition to overwhelmingly positive reception and hails of praise for characterization, cast and plot, the show garnered over 50 nominations and wins for Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and several others. Cara’s performance as Nathalie’s mother also didn’t go unnoticed, landing two nominations for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. The series has run for three seasons, while the fourth season will premiere in mid-2022. In 2017, Cara starred in the Christian drama film ”All Saints”, followed by one-episode appearances in the series “The Blacklist: Redemption”, and “Bull”. The following year she appeared in the drama movie “Monsters and Men”, while in 2019, she portrayed the recurring character, Gemamnae, in the super/hero series “Supergirl”. Regarding her upcoming roles, she is set to appear in the fourth season of “Stranger Things”, the new Hulu series “The Girl from Plainville”, and the horror movie “She Came from the Woods”.

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Personal life

While not much is known about her previous relationships, Caro has been married to the businessman and entrepreneur Peter Thum since 2008. Reportedly, they met in 2007 and started a romantic relationship shortly afterwards. On 12 July, they married in Italy in a private ceremony with closest friends and family.; the couple has welcomed a daughter named Esme Thum. Cara often shares photos of her husband with heartwarming captions such as “You make me laugh every day. You make the world a better place, truly. We are so very lucky.”

Briefly about Peter Thum

Peter Thum is best known as the founder of the brand of bottled water “Ethos Water”, with a list of various entrepreneurial endeavors under his belt. His other notable projects include Fonder 47, the brand which creates jewelry and watches from assault rifles, and Liberty United Company- the organization that works closely with the police to collect illegal guns and bullet shell casings, which are later turned into jewelry.

The proceeds from the jewelry go into various charity funds to provide children with sport and art classes, job training, and academic programs. Peter is also recognized as a great philanthropist, who has founded several non-profit organizations such as “Giving Water”, which aims to provide water, adequate sanitation, and hygiene education for children in need.

What is her net worth?

As of 2021, Caro’s estimated net worth is around $10 million, which she’s acquired through his career as an actress. Given her enormous following on Instagram, she additionally earns through sponsored posts and collaborations. Her husband’s net worth is reputedly around $10 million too.

Physical stats and Hobbies

Cara is 5ft 4ins tall (165cm) and weighs around 115lbs (52kgs). Even though at the moment she is has blonde hair, her natural hair is light brown, further adorned with brown eyes.

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She’s a huge fan of sports, and is a certified yoga trainer. In her free time, she likes to swim, stroll and cycle. Over the years, she’s participated in several marathons, and in an interview reflected on it, disclosing: ‘I like crowds, so that is why I like the big marathons’.

Given that love for cooking runs in her family, it was expected that she would inherit it. She often posts her meals and recipes on her social media, and thoroughly enjoys the process of making meals, saying: ‘I find it very relaxing, and I love socializing around a dinner table.’ Her favorite dish is the family traditional eggplant parmigiana, made with a secret recipe.

Is she active on social media?

Her Instagram account has over a million followers, while her Twitter has over 120,000 followers. She mostly posts information regarding her upcoming projects, family photos, and special moments.

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Meet Tait Blum: Actor Who Plays Shane Baldwin in For All Mankind

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Who is Tait Blum?

American actor and model Tait Blum, was born in the USA on 31 March 2011, making Aries his zodiac sign. He’s already appeared in six TV series and two movies, and is perhaps known best for playing Shane Baldwin in three episodes (2019) of the critically acclaimed science fiction series “For All Mankind”, which Ben Nedivi and Ronald D. Moore created, and which stars Wrenn Schmidt, Michael Dorman and Joel Kinnaman. Set in an alternate reality, the series follows the USA losing the Moon race to the Soviet Union, it’s been airing since 2019 and has won four of its 22 award nominations.

Education and early life

Tait is being raised in Los Angeles, California alongside his younger brother Teddy Blum, by their parents about whom the boys are yet to speak in public, because they respect their privacy; it’s only known that Tait’s parents are both highly supportive of his career, while it’s believed that his father’s an IT consultant. Teddy’s also an actor, with eight credits to his name, and is perhaps known best for voicing Small Ellingboe Boy in the hit 2019 animated adventure comedy movie “Klaus”.

Tait fell in love with acting at the age of five, when he started watching TV with his family, and was seven when he made his debut TV series appearance in 2018, playing Young Bob Lee in four episodes of the popular action “Shooter”, created by John Hlavin, and which starred Ryan Phillippe, Shantel VanSanten and Cynthia Addai-Robinson. It follows the life of war veteran Bob Lee Swagger, who’s been hired to prevent the US President from being assassinated; the series aired from 2016 through 2018, and was nominated for two awards.

Tait’s since been active in the film industry, but is also focused on his studies; he’s currently attending an elementary school, and has begun playing football for the school’s team. Tait’s set to enroll at high school in 2025.

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Roles in TV series

Tait played Young Antolak in the episode “Sylvester Antolak” of the popular 2018 Netflix war drama “Medal of Honor”, which starred Josh Charles, Daniel Ray Rodriguez and David Petraeus, and follows the sacrifices of people who earned a Medal of Honor, the highest military distinction; the series won one of its three award nominations.

Also in 2018, Tait portrayed Young Hank Hall in the episode “Hank and Dawn” of the action crime adventure “Titans”, created by Greg Berlanti and Akiva Goldsman, and which starred Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop and Ryan Potter. The series follows the lives of several superheroes, it aired from 2018 through 2023 and won four of its 17 award nominations.

Tait gained recognition in 2019, when cast to play Jackson in four episodes of the comedy “Cousins for Life”, which Keith Seifert and Kevin Kopelow created, and which starred Scarlet Spencer, Dallas Dupree Young and Micah Abbey. It follows Clark and his 12 years old son Stuart who’ve moved in with Stuart’s cousins Leaf and Ivy, and the series aired in 2018 and 2019.

Tait’s only other TV series role has been playing Logan Bane in four episodes of the 2020 comedy “Team Kaylie”, created by Pamela Eells and Tracy Bitterolf, and which starred Symera Jackson, Bryana Salaz and Alison Fernandez; it follows the life of a wealthy teenage girl.

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Roles in movies

Tait’s debut film role was portraying Patrick in the 2020 adventure family fantasy “Wish Upon a Unicorn”, written and directed by Steve Bencich, and which starred Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Summer Fontana and Jonathan Lajoie; it follows eight years old Mia who’s moved to her grandma’s Montana ranch, and has discovered a unicorn in the woods.

Tait’s only other film role has been playing Connor Payton in the 2022 sports comedy “Home Team”, which Daniel Kinnane and Charles Kinnane directed, and which starred Rob Schneider, Taylor Lautner and Kevin James; it follows the life of New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton.

Tait’s currently shooting for the upcoming short movie “Extra Ordinary”, in which he’ll be starring alongside Sophia Hammons and Patrick Bauchau.

Other credits

Tait made a guest appearance in a 2019 episode of the talk-show “Red Carpet Report”.

Love life and relationships

Most of Tait’s fans believe that he’s too young to be dating, however, there are also those who believe otherwise.

Some of his fans on the internet have claimed that he’s today dating popular American actress Summer Fontana, who’s three years his senior and has appeared in 15 movies and TV series, while she’s probably known best for playing Maya Maitland in the 2020 horror series “The Outsider”. Tait and Summer have been seen spending time together on multiple occasions, and have also featured each other in a number of their Instagram pictures, but they’ve stated that they’re only good friends.

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There are also those who believe that Tait’s dating American actress Sophia Hammons, who’s five years his senior; she’s had roles in 10 movies and TV series, and gained recognition by playing Isla in the 2020 documentary film “The Social Dilemma”. Tait hasn’t addressed these rumors.

Both seem highly unlikely, so h seems to be unattached as of March 2023.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Tait enjoys being active on Instagram, and although he’s posted only four pictures onto the social media network, some of his fans have claimed that Tait often responds to their messages.

He’s passionate about sports and loves to play football, while he’s also into playing soccer and tennis.

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Tait likes to watch Studio Ghibli movies, with some of his favorites being “Spirited Away”, “Porco Rosso” and “The Tale of Princess Kaguya”.

He’s a huge lover of animals, and his family has a pet dog.

Tait’s already been to a couple of US states, thanks to his acting career.

His favorite actor is Ryan Phillippe, while some of his favorite movies include “Collide”, “American Murderer” and “Miranda’s Victim”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Tait’s age is 12. He has blue eyes and brown hair, is 4ft 5ins (1.35m) tall and weighs around 90lbs (40kgs).

Tait’s net worth’s been estimated at over $300,000, as of March 2023.

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About Zeeko Zaki: Wife, Net Worth, Height, Age, Biography

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Zeeko Zaki is an Egyptian-American TV and film actor and model ,who is perhaps best known for portraying FBI Special Agent Adom in the CBS drama series “FBI.”

Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Zeeko Zaki was born Zakaria Sherif Zaki, in Alexandria, Egypt, under the Capricorn zodiac sign on 18 January 1990, which makes him 33 years old as of 2023. He is the son of the hairstylists Sherif Zaki and Emon Zaki, who currently run a salon in Wilmington City, Delaware. Zeeko’s family emigrated to the USA four weeks after he was born, and he spent his childhood in West Chester, Pennsylvania; he has a younger brother and sister named Zeyad and Zeina respectively. As a child, Zaki often visited his hometown of Alexandria, where he iteracted with his aunt and other relatives and as a result, he can speak fluent Egyptian Arabic, which the now bilingual actor had learned by the time he turned six.

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Zeeko went to Unionville High School, situated in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, where he became very interested in acting and was often cast in the school’s stage productions. He matriculated to Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but quit school shortly afterwards, to focus on his acting career.

Career Beginnings

In his first year at Unionville High School, Zeeko performed in the Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens-directed musical “Seussical”, and also in numerous Community Theater productions under the Unionville Players group. Zaki made his film debut in 2012, with the role of Michael in the short “The Therapy Session.” Subsequently, he landed minor roles in several other short films, and made one-episode appearances in a few series, including the thriller “Homeland” and the post-apocalyptic sci-fi “Revolution” both in 2012, and “Under the Dome” in 2013.

Rise to Stardom

In 2015, Zaki was cast in two films including the critically and commercially acclaimed musical comedy “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chimp,” which was directed by Walt Becker. In the year that followed, he was cast as Factionless Squad Leader in the third installment of the science fiction film series “The Divergent” entitled “The Divergent Series: Allegiant.” Zaki landed his first recuring role in the military drama “Six” in 2017, playing Akmal in eight episodes. In the same year, he landed another recuring role of Hamid in seven episodes of the Fox TV series “24: Legacy”, before appearing in three more series, including “NCIS: Los Angeles.” His following role was in the 2018 action thriller film “Escape Plan 2: Hades,” in which he shared the screen with the likes of Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, and Sylvester Stallone.

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Zeeko rose to prominence in 2018, when he was cast for the main role as Special Agent Omar Adom in the CBS crime drama series “FBI”, appearing alongside Missy Peregrym, John Boyd and Ebonee Noel in the Craig Turk and Dick Wolf-created series. Zaki reprised his role of Agent Adom in 2020 and ‘21, in the “FBI” series spin-offs, respectively entitled “FBI: Most Wanted” and “FBI: International”.

Social Media Presence

Zaki is active on Instagram (@zeekozaki) with over 210,000 followers. He joined Twitter in December 2010, and has so far amassed around 20,000 followers under his username @zeekozaki. He uses his social media platforms to not only update his fans about his upcoming projects, and give them a glimpse into his personal life, but as a model to popularize brands such as Pepsi, Verizon, Microsoft Phone, and many more.

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Personal Life

It’s reported that Zeeko is currently engaged to the social media personality Renee Monaco, who according to her Instagram bio is involved with the coffee firm, Lucky Beans Coffee. Renee has a massive following on social media, especially TikTok and Instagram, and uses her online fame to market her coffee brand. The duo began dating in 2021, and is fond of posting their pictures on their social media platforms. They are often seen touring various destinations together. Previously, Zeeko referred to Monaco as a ‘Certified Lover’ on Instagram and wished her a happy Valentine’s Day in February 2022, thanking her for being his ‘heart’ and ‘peace of mind.’

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Previously, Zaki was romantically linked with the Californian photographer and social media sensation, Sam Schneiter, but they parted ways in 2021 after dating for almost a year. Zaki’s character dates an FBI agent named Maggie, who is portrayed by the Canadian actress Missy Peregrym, in the drama “FBI,” which has resulted to their dating rumor, however, the duo isn’t in a romantic relationship – Peregrym is married to the American producer and actor Tom Oakley – nonetheless, Zaki and Peregrym are good off-screen friends.

The “FBI” star is a Muslim. He seemingly shares a strong bond with his mother, and often posts her pictures on his Instagram account – he previously posted her childhood photo during her birthday. He also posted a series of his throw-back photos with his mother on the platform on Mother’s Day in 2019 and captioned it ‘We have come a long way mama…Happy Mother’s Day.’

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Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Zaki stands at an impressive height of 6ft 5ins (1.96m), and weighs approximately 245lbs (111kgs). He’s of mixed Egyptian, Syrian and Turkish descent, and has black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. His chest, biceps, and waist sizes are 43ins, 14ins, and 35ins respectively and he wears shoe size 11(US).

Zeeko has embarked on a gradual full-body transformation journey over the past nine years, and has so far lost over 100lbs (45kgs), as he told Entertainment Tonight during an interview. He disclosed that he used the book “The 4-Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss as a guide, and also learned several essential weight loss tricks in the TV program “P90X Workout.” Many fans have commended him for his success, and he seems to be a great inspiration to many young actors, especially those trying to lose weight.

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Net Worth

Zeeko has made a fortune from his acting career. He’s played the lead role in the critically acclaimed drama “FBI” since 2018, which has significantly contributed to his net worth, which as of 2023 is approximately $1 million .

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