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Michelle Paress


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Full NameMichelle Paress
First NameMichelle
Last NameParess
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseLawrence Gilliard Jr.
FilmographyThe Wire

Michelle Paress is an American actress

She came to prominence after appearing in the role of Alma Gutierrez, a reporter in crime drama series ‘The Wire.’

She is also better known as the wife of actor Lawrence Gilliard Jr

Married Life

She is a married woman. She got married to Lawrence Gilliard Jr. several years back. 

They are still together and spending blissful marital life. They have no children yet. 

There are no rumors of their disputes in their married life to date.

Husband, Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

Lawrence Gilliard Jr. came to prominence after appearing in the role of D’Angelo Barksdale on the HBO drama series ‘The Wire.’ 

He was born on 22 September 1971 in New York City, New York, United States

His family moved to Baltimore, Maryland, when he was seven years old. He attended Baltimore School for the Arts

He began his professional career in acting in 1991 in the role of Dennis Brown in the independent film ‘Straight Out of Brooklyn.’

Adorable Moment With Her Husband

She is often seen in several events with her husband.  

They go in several places together, such as watching Broadway, for the musical night, several premiere shows.

On 7 September 2017, they attended HBO’S ‘The Deuce’ premiere at The School of Visual Arts Theater in New York. 

She was stunning in her silver color dress with the perfect hairstyle. Her husband was in a suit with a pink color shirt and tie. 

Michelle Paress with her husband Lawrence Gilliard Jr. in HBO’S ‘The Deuce’ premiere at New York.
Michelle Paress with her husband Lawrence Gilliard Jr. in HBO’S ‘The Deuce’ premiere at New York. Source: Patrick McMullan

Net Worth

She is an actress, so there is no doubt that she has a huge amount of salary and net worth. 

She has appeared in several movies and television series so far, such as ‘The Wire,’ ‘Hawthrone,’ and many more.

Her husband has a net worth of 2 million dollars. He manages to earn that sum of money from his long acting career. 

He has appeared in several movies and television series such as ‘Lotto Land,’ ‘Gangs of New York,’ ‘Army Wives,’ ‘The Beast,’.

Some of his television series, with their IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes ratings, are shown below.

He played the role of D’Angelo Barksdale on the crime drama television series ‘The Wire.’ 

It has got 9.3 IMDb ratings and 94% Rotten Tomatoes ratings. 

He has appeared in the role of Nick/ Raymond Beaumont in the crime drama series ‘The Beast.’ 

It has got 7.8 IMDb ratings and 61% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

He has appeared in the role of Chris Alston in the television series ‘The Deuce.’ 

It has got 8.1 IMDb ratings and 93% Rotten Tomatoes ratings. 

Name of the seriesRoleIMDb ratings
The WireD’Angelo Barksdale9.3
The BeastNick/ Raymond Beaumont7.8
The DeuceChris Alston8.1


  1. Her exact birth date is not available on her wiki sites.
  2. She is American by nationality.
  3. Her husband ex- fiancé’s name, is Monilewa Okan. She is an actress.
  4. She has an average height with a perfect body figure.

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Updated On Thu Feb 18 2021 Published On Tue Apr 28 2020 By shaumya

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