Who is Jeanine Mason?

If you are a fan of the popular drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”, which premiered in March 2005, then you must be familiar with the character of Doctor Sam Bello, a surgical intern at the Grey’s Sloan Memorial Hospital, portrayed by Jeanine Mason, who immediately caught the eye of the audience, and people wanted to know more about her.

If you are one of them, let us tell you all the fun facts about this beautiful actress and dancer, who has nearly 40 acting credits to her name. Besides the aforementioned role, Jeanine is perhaps known best for her performance in the series “Of Kings and Prophets”, “Bunheads” and “Roswell, New Mexico” among others.

Posted by Jeanine Mason on Monday, May 15, 2017

Early life and education

Jeanine Marie Mason was born under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, on 14 January 1991, in Miami, Florida USA, thus she holds American nationality and she comes from a family of mixed ethnicity, of Cuban-American descent.

Jeanine was raised in Pinecrest, near Miami, by her dance-oriented parents, whose names she hasn’t revealed, since she prefers to maintain their privacy. Unsurprisingly, Jeanine developed an interest in dancing from an early age, and when she was three years old, became involved in flamenco, ballet, acrobatics, hip-hop, and contemporary dance. At the age of 11, Jeanine began her theatre study, and performed in community and middle school productions.

Talking about Jeanine’s educational background, she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2009, enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, from which she graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in World Arts and Cultures.

During her college days, she attended theatre classes at the Michael Woolson Studio, in Los Angeles, also focusing on television and film, so after graduation, she pursued her acting career.

Roles in series

Jeanine made her acting debut portraying Muffy in the popular comedy series “Big Time Rush” in 2010, also starring James Maslow, Carlos PengaVega and Kendall Schmidt. She followed with her role as Amy in an episode of the series “The Fresh Beat Band” in 2011, before appearing as Gwen Seligson in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. Next, she was seen as Natalie in “Hollywood Heights” in 2012.

In 2013, she was cast to play Cozette in “Bunheads”, before she was seen as Bebe in an episode of “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”, and then as Dana in “You’re the Worst” in 2014. She followed with her role as Bonnie Flores in “NCIS: Los Angeles” in 2014, also starring Daniela Ruah, LL Cool J, and Chris O’Donnell. Two years later, she was cast to play, one of her most notable roles,  as Merav in “Of Kings and Prophets”.

In 2017 and ‘18, she starred as Dr. Sam Bello in “Grey’s Anatomy”; concurrently, she was seen starring in “Daytime Divas” “Ride Overshare” and “Criminal Minds” all in 2017.

From 2019 until 2022, Mason starred as Liz Ortecho in “Rowell, New Mexico”, and during this period, she also appeared in numerous series such as her performance as Grace in “Acting for a Cause” in 2020. Concurrently, from 2020 until 2021, she was seen as Minuet Sonata in the short television series “TrollsTopia”, also starring Amanda Leighton, Sean T. Krishnan and Megan Hilty, before she was heard as Else in “The Yellow Wallpaper” in 2021.

Roles in movies

Jeanine made her first movie appearance portraying Girl Bosso in “The Bling Ring” in 2011. In the same year, she made an appearance in the movie “Glassy”, followed by her role as Clara Klein in the short movie “iUnderstudy!” in 2012, before she was cast to play Savannah in the 2013 movie “Hot Mess”. Next, she was seen as Hana Tate in “Delirium” in 2014, also starring Emma Roberts, Linc Hand, and Billy Campbell, and in the same year, she starred as Marcela in “Default”, followed by her role as Heather in “Take It from Us”.

After that, she was seen as Zoe in “Studio City” in 2015, and then she made an appearance as Heather’s Mother in the short movie “Stars”, also in 2015. In the following year, she was cast to play Lucia in “ESL – English as a Second Language”, then in 2017, Jeanine was seen as Gina in the short movie “Waffles”. Her next movie role came two years later, she was cast to play Sydney in “Made Public”, also starring Josh Zuckerman and Patrick Quinlan. Jeanine’s performance brought her the Vaughan Film Festival Award for Best Actress in 2019.

In 2020, she was seen as Felicity Sorenson in the movie “Christmas on the Square”, followed by her role as Heili in “El Empantanado: The Muddy”, also starring Diego Cadavid, Mark Schardan, and Paola Mendoza. This was Jeanine’s most recent movie role, but her fans will be happy to hear that she’s finished filming her new movie “Viral”, set to be released in late 2022.

Love life and relationships

There have been various rumors concerning both Jeanine’s love life and her sexual orientation, however – it’s widely known that from 2009 until 2011, she was in a relationship with Mark Ballas, a professional ballroom dancer from Houston, Texas USA.

Image source

Jeanine was crowned the Winner of the fifth season of the reality show “So You Think You Can Dance”, and it seems that they were brought together by their love of dancing. Soon after they broke up, the tabloids started rumors about Jeanine dating Canadian-American actor Beau Mirchoff, who is perhaps known best for his role as Matty McKibben in the series “Awkward.” The rumors were later confirmed as true, and the two dated until 2018. Many of their fans expected them to marry, but their love story ended, and the couple hasn’t commented on the reason for their separation.

In 2019, it was rumored that Jeanine was seeing her co-star from “Roswell, New Mexico”, Nathan Parsons, however, it seems that this was only an on-screen match-up, and neither Jeanine nor Nathan have confirmed these assumptions.

As of August 2022, it is assumed that Jeanine is single, she hasn’t been married or engaged and doesn’t have children.

Age, height, and net worth

Jeanine’s age is 31, she has brown hair and dark brown eyes; she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs), and she is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, with vital statistics of 35-25-36.

According to sources, as of August 2022, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million, with most of the income she’s earned acting in numerous series and movies.

Write A Comment

Pin It