Mira Sorvino net worth: Mira Sorvino is an American actress who has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars. Mira Sorvino was born in New York City in 1967 and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey. Her father is the actor Paul Sorvino. As a child, Mira wrote and acted in plays in her backyard with her friend, the actress Hope Davis. Mira Sorvino attended Harvard University. She spent a year studying in Beijing, China in an exchange program where she became fluent in Mandarin Chinese. She graduated from Harvard magna cum laude in 1989 with a degree in East Asian Studies. Sorvino spent the next three years in New York City trying to break into film. In 1995, Mira Sorvino landed her first major role in Woody Allen's "Mighty Aphrodite". In the film she played a happy go lucky prostitute. The role won Sorvino the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Since then, Mira has appeared in a number of films and television movies including "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion", "At First Sight", "Summer of Sam", "Norma Jean & Marilyn", "Mimic", "Human Trafficking", and "Union Square." Mira Sorvino dated director Quentin Tarantino for three years in the 1990s. She has been married to Christopher Backus since 2004. The couple has four children, two daughters and two sons.