Grazi Massafera became known after participating in the reality show Big Brother 5 in Brazil and for her first role in Páginas da Vida. Starred in the novels Negócio da China and Flor do Caribe in 2008 and 2013, respectively. In 2015, played the character Larissa Ramos in Verdades Secretas for which she received critical acclaim from press and public. In 2004, Grazi (her true name is Grazielli) Massafera won the Miss Paraná Beauty pageant contest, and represented the state in that year’s Miss Brasil contest. She finished third, which earned her the title of “Miss Brasil Internacional“, and gave her entry into the Miss International contest, held annually in the China.
She started acting classes at Globo acting department. Her first starring role was Renato Aragão 2005 movie: Didi, o Caçador de Tesouros. Renato Aragão releases a family movie annually.
Initially, she only had a small role on the Rede Globo soap opera, Páginas da Vida, which during its airing was the #1 show on Brazilian television, achieving record ratings. However, due to her popularity, her part was expanded, and eventually became one of the main characters of the soap. She received a Prêmio Contigo as best newcomer and a Prêmio de Imprensa as personality of the year.
She participated in the parade of one of the most prestigious Samba schools in Rio Carnival in the 2007 carnival. In Easter she played Maria in the theatrical version of “The Passion of Christ“. Soon after, Massafera visited Portugal where she was also very popular because of her role in Páginas da Vida and shot commercials. From 2007 to 2008 Massafera starred in the soap Desejo Proibido.