Marina Squerciati - Updated May 2024

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Marina Squerciati

Marina Squerciati is an American actress better known for her role as Officer Kim Burgess in regular series on the NBC drama Chicago P.D. Moreover, Marina Squerciati also guest-starred in The Americans as a Russian spy in the 8th episode of Gossip Girl. Additionally, she is also popular as the wife of Eli Kay-Oliphant.

Early Life and Education

Marina Squerciati was born in New York City, New York, the United States on April 30, 1984. The actress’s zodiac sign is Taurus and she is currently 39 years old as of 2023.

Moreover, her real birth name is Marina Teresa Squerciati. Furthermore, her biological father is Wall Street mogul John R. Jakobson.

Her stepfather Rodger Squerciati was a judge as well as a teacher of law at the University of California.

Additionally, she is the daughter of academic and writer Marie Squerciati. Furthermore, she has a brother named Nicholas Jakobson and an elder half-sister named Maggie Wheeler from her mother’s side.

Besides that, she has other step-siblings from her father’s remarriage. Furthermore, she holds American nationality, belongs to the Italian ethnicity, and grew up in Mississippi with her grandparents.

Marina Squerciati attended Northwestern University and graduated with a BA in Theater in 2003. Eli’s wife attended the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy for her schooling.

Additionally, Eli’s wife also learned ballet at The School of The America Ballet. Besides that, there is no further information about Eli’s wife’s other academic achievements.

Relationship Status

Marina Squerciati married an attorney named Eli Kay-Oliphant with whom she was in a romantic relationship.

Previously, she announced her pregnancy via Twitter on February 15, 2017, and gave birth to a daughter in May.

However, there is no information about her daughter’s real father’s name. Additionally, she was rumored to be dating famous American actor Patrick John Flueger before her marriage.

Marina Squerciati

Caption: Marina with her husband Eli Kay-Oliphant (Source: Ecelebsbio)

In 2014, Marina Squerciati was rumored to be in an extramarital affair with her co-star Patrick John Flueger but there is no confirmation from both side.

Additionally, she had not revealed her daughter’s father’s name after giving birth to her daughter. Moreover, Eli’s wife also battled for her shares in her biological father John Jakobson’s fortune.

Body Measurements

Marina Squerciati has green eyes and blonde hair with a height of 5 feet 6 inches and a weight of 59 Kg. Moreover, Eli’s wife’s bra size is 34B and her body measurements are 36-26-36.

Marina Squerciati

Caption: Marina’s body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

Marina won the Agnes Moorehead award at the Lucille Lortel Theatre for her performance as Judy Holliday in the off-Broadway play “Just in Time: The Judy Holliday Story”.

After that, she made her Broadway debut in an adaptation of Ernst Lubitsch’s To Be or Not to Be. Eli’s wife also created the role of Kerri Taylor in the Cappella musical comedy Perfect Harmony.

Moreover, she appeared in The Nutcracker directed by Emile Ardolino in 1993. After that, she made her feature film debut in “It’s Complicated” in 2009.

Later, she appeared in the films “Alter Egos” and “Frances Ha” in 2012.

Additionally, she also appeared in the indie film titled Sparks based on the comic SPARKS. In 2009, Eli’s wife made her television debut in the NBC television series titled “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”.

Marina Squerciati

Caption: Marina as Officer Kim Burgess in the TV show Chicago P.D (Source: Instagram)

In 2010 and 2011, Marina appeared in guest roles on Television series like “The Good Wife”, “Damages”, “Blue Bloods”, and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.

She gained massive popularity after appearing in an eight-episode arc on the fifth season of Gossip Girl. After that, she guest-starred as a Soviet spy on the FX series The Americans in 2013.

NBC announced that she had been cast as Officer Kim Burgess in the Chicago Fire spin-off Chicago PD in August 2013.

Moreover, she appeared as Officer Kim Burgess on the show from the first season to the seventh season which premiered on September 25, 2019.

Moreover, she also appeared in films like Central Park, Marshall, A Walk Among the Tombstones, Night Moves, and many more.


Marina has won the prestigious Agnes Moorehead Award for her performance as Judy Holiday in the Marina Squerciati.

Besides that, there is no further information about Eli’s wife’s other awards and nominations.

Marina Squerciati – Net Worth 2023

She has garnered a significant amount of money as an actress. According to online sources, the estimated net worth of Eli’s wife is around $1 million US dollars.

Besides that, there is no further information about Eli’s wife’s salary.

Additionally, the court declared her as the child of the late John Jakobson and suggested Jakobson pay for her nanny, child support, and tuition at Dalton and Northwestern University.

Marina Squerciati – Social Media

Marina is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram account @marinasqu has over 746 thousand followers.

On Twitter, she has over 143 thousand followers on her account @marinasqu. Her official Facebook page has over 233 thousand followers.