You normally hear some sweet voices from cartoons and other films and you wonder where those voices often come from. Well, one of the people behind those voices is Marisha Ray.
She has other roles she plays in the entertainment industry, but what do you know about Marisha Ray?
In this article, we have taken it upon ourselves to let you know who Marisha Ray is.
Who is Marisha Ray?
She is an American voice actress, television host, and producer. She is best known for her roles as herself, as well as her characters Keyleth and Beauregard, on the Dungeons & Dragons web series Critical Role.
Marisha Ray has been a consistent voice behind video games, notably voicing over the video games as Margaret in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax and Persona Q, as Laura S. Arseid in The Legend of Heroes and Trails of Cold Steel series, and Miranda in Metal Gear: Survive.
The early life of Marisha Ray
The voice actress, host, and producer’s full name is Marisha Ray Huber.
She was born on May 10, 1989, in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
She graduated in 2007 from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she studied acting.
Her mother took care of dogs as her father was engaged in selling tyres for trucks, but she didn’t stay with them that much as she was with her grandfather who was a farmer who owned a tobacco farm in Louisville.
She was six when she started helping her grandfather on his tobacco farm.
At age 12, she had found out what she wanted to do as she started acting at the Actors Theater of Louisville.
She moved from Louisville to Los Angeles at 19 to pursue her acting career.
After a bit of a difficulty at the start as things weren’t that rosy for her as she was hardly given a look-in in terms of auditions, she took up street performing on Hollywood Boulevard by tap-dancing for a short time before eventually moving on to full-time busking by dressing up as Tinkerbell for three years.
Marisha Ray career
The persistent always get to do what they want to do as they will never give up until they are closer to their dreams. Marisha was so persistent despite all the setbacks she faced in Los Angeles after relocating there from Louisville.
In 2015, she began co-starring in the web series Critical Role, on which she joins fellow voice actors in playing Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition.
This was after she had produced a Batgirl fan series in 2012 called Batgirl: Spoiled, in which she played the titular character.
After a series of movies and TV shows, Ray announced her appointment to the creative director of Geek and Sundry On on 28th July 2017.
In June 2018, she stepped down to become the creative director for Critical Role Productions.
Movies and TV shows Marisha has featured in (Voice over):
2014 – Persona 4: Arena Ultimax as Margaret
2014 – Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth as Margaret
2015 – Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain as Diamond Dog Soldier
2015 – Persona 4: Dancing All Night as Margaret
2016 – Fire Emblem: Fates as Mikoto, Effie, Oboro
2016 – Lego Marvel’s Avengers as SHIELD. Scientist
2017 – Fire Emblem Heroes as Shanna, Oboro, Effie, Mikoto
2017 – Fire Emblem Warriors as Oboro
2017 – Friday the 13th: The Game as AJ Mason
2017 – Final Fantasy XV: Comrades as Jeanne Labreigh
2018 – Metal Gear Survive as Player, Miranda
2018 – Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire as Keyleth, Maia Rua
Marisha Ray live-action performances:
2010 to 2011 – 1000 Ways to Die as Tina the Video Gamer, Trudie the Karaoke Girl
2013 – Walk of Shame as Anne
2013 – Chastity Bites as Flashback Virgin 5
2015 to present – Critical Role as Keyleth
2016 to present – Talks Machina as Herself
2019 – LA By Night as Ellenore
2019 – Pub Draw as Herself
2019 – UnDeadwood as Arabella Whitlock
2020 – Dimension 20: Pirates of Leviathan as Sunny Biscotto
Marisha Ray relationship status
Marisha Ray got married to Matthew Mercer, a prolific American voice actor who is best known for his works with Studiopolis, Viz Media, Entertainment, and Funimation. They wedded on 21st October 2017. The couple is yet to welcome any children at the time of writing this article.
Marisha Ray net worth
Marisha Ray is estimated to be worth some $1 million as of 2021.
She earned money from her successful career in the entertainment industry over the years.