Brazilian born to an Italian family, with Spanish and Lebanese roots. Mariana is a citizen of the world. She spent her early years in Dallas, Texas, most of her teen years in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, until she moved to Los Angeles at the early age of 17 to attend Loyola Marymount University. She also, studied film in Germany and acting at Stanilavski’s Moscow Art Theatre in Russia.
In the short amount of one year after her college graduation she booked 3 movies and a TV show in her home country.
Besides being an actor and a scholar, this young South American bombshell is a self-starter. She is currently producing a Digital Series called “So Foreign,” To be released in time for Pilot Season 2018.