- Began acting at age 7.
- Speaks Italian and Spanish
- Likes to read, write and paint.
- Was a fan of Gilmore Girls before joining the show's cast.
- Had recurring roles on Without a Trace, Trust Me and The Young and the Restless.
- Damiano Marano — Father
- Ellen Marano — Mother
- Laura Marano — Sister
- Birth Name: Vanessa Nicole Marano
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Profession: Actor