Julissa Bermudez (Julissa Maxwell) was born on September 28, 1983 in the Dominican Republic. She was raised in USA in Elmhurst, Queens, New York. There is no any information about her parents or early years. She belongs to the multiracial ethnic background. Julissa studied at the New York’s Talent Unlimited High School. Later she majored in theatre. Afterwards, she decided to start her professional acting career and later started auditioning and modeling. Since that time she is a well known fashion model.
Her first breakthrough was, while she served as a model for a Coca-Cola commercial. Julissa was featured in DTM Magazine as an up and coming star in 2003. Also in 2005, she made it to the cover of DTM Magazine. Afterwards, she made a cameo appearance in Wisin y Yandel’s 2009 music video “Mujeres in the Club”, which also features famous rapper 50 Cent. Additionally, she also represented new fashion collection by Jennifer Lopez.
She got a very big success on television and even hosted such projects like “106 & Park” and “Jersey Shore: After Hours”. Another big success was, when she co-starred with Adrienne Bailon on a very popular show “Empire Girls: Julissa and Adrienne”. Julissa also became a host of Yahoo! Celebrity in the last year.
She has made her big screen debut in the 2006, when she appeared in “The Wannabe”. In the same year she also played Cousin Mali in the “All You've Got”. She played Carmen in the 2008 film “Make It Happen”. In the 2010 she appeared in both “Harlem Hostel” and “Sara”. She has made her appearances in numerous movies and TV shows like “The Roof”, “Royal Pains”, “Z Rock” and “Rescue Me”.
In the 2010 she played a secondary role in the “Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns”. She is a very successful actress. Once she said for an interview “I am incredibly grateful to learn that there are people who look to me as a role model. Growing up, I didn't see girls on TV who looked like me. Nowadays, I am proud to say that I'm representing other girls like myself”.
Recently, she played Montez in the film “Danger One”. Previously, she also was involved in “Ringside”, which was a TV project, where she played the role of Carmen. She played herself as a guest for the TV show “The Talk”.
She is not a married woman. She had a relationship with player Larry Johnson. Since the 2008 she has started dating Charlie Villanueva, but after several years they break up. In 2014 she dated another player Maxwell, with whom Julissa had a very serious relationship. But they break up too and now she again dated with Charlie Villanueva. She has a personal account within twitter as well as number of fan clubs and fan following within Facebook. She is available in the social media like Instagram where she shares her updates. Her net worth is estimated to be $700 thousand.