Cara Buono Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Husband, Family & Facts

Cara Buono

Cara Buono (born March 01, 1971) is an American Actress, Writer, Co-Founder, Producer, and Instagram Personality from The Bronx, New York. She initially gained success with her appearance in the show “Mad Men” Season 4.

Furthermore, the 48-year-old actress played one of the recurring roles named “Dr. Faye Miller” in the fourth season of the AMC drama series. Later, her performance as Kelli Moltisanti in the sixth season of “The Sopranos” also praised by fans a lot.

Cara Buono American Actress, Writer, Co-Founder, Producer, and Instagram Personality

Moreover, in 2016, Cara played one of the starring roles in the superhit Netflix series “Stranger Things“. Her character name was Karen Wheeler. She was the mother of teenaged Nancy, middle schooler Mike and toddler Holly.

Recently, the third season of the series aired on July 04, 2019. Buono reprising her character in the new season of a web show. The creators of the “Stranger Things” are Matt and Ross Duffer (professionally known as Duffer Brothers).

The other main casts of the Stranger Things Netflix Show are:

  • Maya Hawke as Robin.
  • Finn Wolfhard as Michael “Mike” Wheeler.
  • Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper.
  • Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers.
  • Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson.
  • Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair.
  • Sadie Sink as Maxine “Max” Mayfield.
  • Noah Schnapp as Will Byers.
  • Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler.
  • Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers.
  • Joe Keery as Steve Harrington etc.


Profile, Career & Net worth

The actress started her career with a minor role of Joann in TV series “Dream Street” in 1989. Later, in 1991, Cara got a nomination for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special for her appearance in the show “CBS Schoolbreak Special”.

In addition, she played the role of Abby Morris in the episode “Abby, My Love”. Buono made her debut on the silver screen with the film “Gladiator” as Dawn in 1992. The same year, she received appreciation for her performance as Judy Dobson in the movie “Waterland”.

Cara Buono age, height, and weight

Then, the actress acted in projects like “I’ll Fly Away”, “Tribeca”, “Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story” (TV film), Kicking and Screaming, Killer: A Journal of Murder, The Cowboy Way, etc.

In 1999, she starred and co-produced the movie “Two Ninas”. However, the movie didn’t receive much attention. Then, Buono acted for a small role as a young Gerry Cummins in the TV movie “Deep in My Heart”.

Moreover, Cara Buono’s Net worth is around $4 Million US Dollars, as per the 2019 financial year.

The actress started to gain success with her performances in TV shows like Mad Men, Lange’s Beer League, The Sopranos, and Stranger Things. In fact, she played “Linda Salvo” in the Lange’s Beer League (2006 comedy Artie).


Trivia & Quick Info

Real Full Birth NameCara Buono.
Nick nameCara.
ProfessionActress, Writer, Co-Founder, Producer, and Instagram Personality.
Famous forher shows like Mad Men, Lange’s Beer League, The Sopranos, and Stranger Things.
Age (As of 2019) 48 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayMarch 01, 1971.
Birthplace/HometownThe Bronx, New York, United States.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)Pisces.
Current ResidenceNew York, USA.
Social Media Account Stats Instagram:
Facebook: —
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5′ 5″.
Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
WeightKilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
Bra Size34B.
Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)36-25-36.
Shoe Size (UK)7.
Tattoo details?NA.
Eye ColorBlue.
Hair ColorBlonde.
Parents Father: Name not Known.
Mother: —
Siblings2 Brothers.
1 Sister.
Famous RelativesGrandparents:
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried since 2008.
Dating History?Love Affair with her boyfriend Adam.
BoyfriendAdam Douglas Driver.
Husband/Spouse NamePeter Thum.
Daughterone daughter.
Highest QualificationGraduate with a Bachelors degree.
SchoolFiorello H. LaGuardia High School.
Alma Mater.Columbia University.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
Dream Holiday DestinationParis.
Favorite ColorBlack.
Love to doReading, Theatre Play & Artwork.
Favorite FoodPizza, Fries & Ice Cream.
Net worth (approx.)$4 million US dollars (As of 2018).
Salary, Income & Earnings
Contact Details
Mobile or Phone Number
Office AddressNA.
Official WebsiteNone.
Home DetailsWill Update.
Email AddressNot found.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Cara Buono

Cara Buono with her husband Peter Thum and their daughter

  • Biography: Actress Cara Buono was born on the 1st of March 1971 (age 48 years old, as of 2019) in The Bronx, New York, United States.
  • We have no information about her father and mother but they had blue-collar jobs.
  • Furthermore, she also has three siblings i.e. two brothers and a sister. But there is no information about them available on the internet.
  • The actress completed her school education from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.
  • Later, Cara graduated from Columbia University in 1995.
  • She received a double major in English and Political Science degree. In fact, Buono completed her course in just 3 years.
  • At the age of 12, she began to participate in various theatre plays. Her first play was Harvey Fierstein’s “Spookhouse”.
  • In the initial days of her career, the actress continued stage work both on Broadway and Off-Broadway.
  • Moreover, she also starred in the final season of the “Third Watch” as paramedic Grace Foster in 1999.

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  • Cara also acted in the Marvel Comics’ “Hulk” as the mother of the title character Bruce Banner in 2003.
  • Cara Buono’s height is 5 Feet 5 Inches (165 centimeters tall).
  • She also possesses a slim, sexy, and beautiful figure with a body weight of 55 kilograms (121 pounds).
  • As of relationship, Cara is a married woman. She tied the knot with her husband “Peter Thum” in 2008.
  • He is a founder of Ethos Water Company. In fact, the couple also shares a child, a daughter (name not available).
  • On Instagram, the actress has a decent fan-following with 275+ k followers.
  • She also co-founded a “Liberty United” which is an organization to fight against gun violence.


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