A Midwestern girl at heart, Marisa was born and raised in Ohio before graduating from Ohio State with a BA in Journalism and Dramatic Arts. This Gemini has a passion for performing arts, including ballet, theater and formerly, competitive figure skating. When Marisa is not rescuing animals, she loves to bake and listen to country music. Patti met Marisa before Patti became a TV star when Marisa’s mother enlisted Patti’s expertise in setting up her daughter. It was a "match" and Marisa joined the Millionaire’s Club team.