She has appeared in commercials for State Farm Insurance and Special K vitamin water.
Marisa was featured on the cover of "Femme Fatales" magazine in December, 2004.
Marisa appeared in several music videos including "As Long As You Love Me" - Backstreet Boys, "Give It To You" - Jordan Knight (1999) and "Wherever You Go" - Voices of Theory.
Marisa has been nominated for three acting awards. In 2001, she received an ALMA nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama, General Hospital. That same year she was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Female Newcomer, General Hospital. In 2002, she received an Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series, General Hospital. She did not win any of these awards.
Marisa loves "Hello Kitty" merchandise.
Although Marisa attended an all-girls Catholic high school (Ramona Convent, Alhambra, CA), she was crowned "Homecoming Queen" of the brother school (Don Brasco Tech, Alhambra, CA).
Marisa stands 5'8" tall and has brown eyes and brown hair.
Marisa's ethnicity is part Mexican, part Irish and part American Indian.
She was fired from The Young and the Restless due to lack of storyline. Her character, Carmen Mesta, was murdered. In late January, Marisa was brought back as Carmen's ghost.
She co-hosted MTV's Senseless Acts of Video.
Marisa was a model.
Marisa married Nathan Lavezoli on September 22, 2002.
Marisa graduated in 1995 from Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, CA.
Marisa's first pet was a cat named T.C.
Marisa favorite commercial she ever did was for Coca-Cola.