Born in Puerto Rico, Lisa Roumain grew up on the beaches of South Florida, where she spent her childhood dancing, playing soccer, drawing, writing and reading novels. After graduating from the University of Florida with a bachelors degree in Design, she worked briefly as an interior designer before she decided to pursue her dream of being an actress and began modeling and studying acting in Miami. Over the years, she has appeared in a litany of national TV commercials for brands including Nationwide Insurance, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz and Disney, and has been featured in print advertising for Coca-Cola, Verizon, Wells Fargo and more.
In 2004, she had a small role in Kevin Smith’s Jersey Girl, and went on to appear in a series of independent films before singing on to take part in a top secret film project that would become the experience of a lifetime: James Cameron’s Avatar. Lisa was part of the exclusive Performance Capture Troupe, using her versatility to play multiple characters in the film, which was released in 2009 to critical acclaim and unrivaled box office success.