Gabrielle Union is a famous American actress, author, model, and activist. She worked in TV sitcoms and movies. The actor is well known for her entertaining performances in the comedy movies, which has earned her many awards. Her favorite hobby or can be said that she loves to write on social issues and problems. Gabrielle was always taught in her childhood to always be independent, standing on your own feet. This she always opted and followed, which helped her in reaching the heights. Know more about Gabrielle Union Net Worth.
Who is Gabrielle Union? Her career highlight.
Gabrielle Union was born on 29th October 1972 in Nebraska, the United States to well-disciplined parents. Her parents got divorced after being married for 30 years. She has 2 sisters. After her schooling, she went to the University of Nebraska and earned a degree in sociology. At UCLA, Gabrielle joined Judith Fontaine modeling and Talent agency.
An unfortunate incident of getting raped by a robber had a tremendous effect on her life. This happened while she was working part-time in Payless. Later, she successfully sued Payless for their negligence. The after effect was that she became a strong person. Gabrielle is an American actress but is also an activist and an author. Her acting career started when she played minor roles in films like ‘She’s All that’, ’10 Things I Hate About you’, as well as ‘Love & Basketball’.
In the year 1997, Gabrielle also appeared in one episode of ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’. Later, she also appeared in the shows such as ‘Smart Guy’, ‘Sister Sister’ and ‘7th Heaven’. Gabrielle acted her first leading role in the movie ‘Deliver us from Eva’ alongside rapper LLCool J in 2003. She grabbed critical acclaim because of her role in the movie. Then, she was cast opposite Jamie Foxx in the 2014 film, which was ‘Breakin All the Rules’.
Gabrielle became associated with the cosmetic company ‘Neutrogena ‘in 2004. Later then she also acted in the movie titled ‘Daddy’s Little Girls’ where she played the role of Julia Rossmore. It was released on Valentine’s Day in the year 2007. Gabrielle made an appearance in the movie ‘The Perfect Holiday’ which was released in December 2007. In the year 2008, she got an opportunity to work in the blockbuster film ‘Cadillac Records’.
Gabrielle decided to launch her own clothing line for plus size women known as ‘Love & Blessing’ in the year 2010. Besides TV shows and movies, she is also a successful entrepreneur.
In 2014, she released her first wine called ‘Vanilla Puddin’ and the same year she became the brand ambassador and creative advisor of nail polish brand ‘SensatioNail’. Gabrielle launched a new range of hair products known as ‘Flawless by Gabrielle Union’ and then later she collaborated with the company ‘Invicta Watches’.
House, Cars and rich lifestyle.
Gabrielle Union purchased an 8,650 square foot Sherman Oaks, California mansion along with Dwayne Wade. The cost of the mansion is $ 5.995 million. The mansion is enormous with all the luxuries, and facilities.
Dwayne Wade gifted his girlfriend, Gabrielle Union a McLaren MP4 – 12C as a birthday gift. The lucrative career of Gabrielle Union provides her a rich lifestyle, which she actually deserved. Due to her kind personality, her affection towards women who face assaults, Gabrielle is receiving lots of respect and love from her fans that are living in different parts of the world.
In 2008, she also supported the campaign for Barack Obama, where the work required her services for ending violence against women. The actor plays the role of advocate for the people and has also supported those who have gone through various problems in their lives.
She has received various awards because of her outstanding role in movies. To name some, in 2001 she won the Best Supporting Actress. In 2001, she won the Young Hollywood Award, in 2003 she won the American Black Film Festival award. Apart from acting, she practices social activism.
Gabrielle has also written many books under her name. Being a businesswoman, helped her to be more versatile in her career.
With her upcoming movies, books and her various brand products, her net worth is increasing and this is all because of an embodiment of impeccable talent which Gabrielle Union has. She is a stepmother to Dwayne Wade’s three children.