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Gabrielle Union is a popular American actress, activist, and author who is popularly known for her work in different movies and television shows. In some of the most successful sitcoms and teen comedies of the 1990s, she launched her career as a model and proceeded to receive minor acting roles.
Via her roles in the acclaimed medical drama series ‘City of Angels’ as well as the 2002 film ‘Bring It On, she made her breakthrough. For her role in the film ‘Neo Ned’, Union earned wide critical acclaim. She is also an author and entrepreneur, with a variety of cosmetics and watches, as well as her own product collection.
The ‘Best Book by a Black Author’ for that year was selected with her book ‘We’re Going To Need More Wine’. She is an activist and a spokesperson for assault survivors. She also voted for Mayor Kasim Reed of Atlanta and for President Barack Obama.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 29th of October 1972 Gabrielle Union is currently 50 years old. She has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and appears to be tall while her weight is 62 kg approximately. She has a stunning body figure of 34-28-36 and wears number 8 in the shoe size. Her stunning looks are complemented by dark brown eyes and hair of black color.
Starting her acting career in the late 90s Gabrielle Union gradually moved up the ladder and has become one of the most popular actresses in the entertainment industry today. She is an author and an activist as well but has earned most of her wealth with her acting career in popular movies and TV series. The total net worth estimated for Gabrielle Union is $16 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
The native of Nebraska Gabrielle Union was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. She is the daughter of Sylvester E. Union and Theresa Union grew up with two sisters. She studied at the University of Nebraska after graduating from Foothill High School.
Gabrielle Monique Union-Wade
|Birth Place||Omaha, Nebraska, United States|
|Date Of Birth||29th October 1972|
|Height||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 136 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Activist, Actress, Author|
|School||Foothill High School|
|College||The University of Nebraska|
|Home Town||Omaha, Nebraska, United States|
|Fathers Name||Sylvester E. Union
|Mothers Name||Theresa Union
Career / Fashion And Style
The acting career of Gabrielle Union started with small roles in teen films including ’10 Things I Hate About You’,’ She’s All That’, and ‘Love & Basketball’. In 1997, she starred as the Klingon character N’Garen in an episode of ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ titled ‘Sons and Daughters’.
In the 2003 film ‘Deliver Us from Eva’ in which she played alongside rapper LL Cool J, she got her first leading role. In 2002, she had previously collaborated with him in a music video for his album ‘Paradise’. In the 2004 movie ‘Breakin’ All the Rules ‘, she starred opposite Jamie Foxx.
In 2004, she became associated with the cosmetic company ‘Neutrogena’ and has since become their spokesperson. She appeared in a music video in 2006 for the song ‘I Love My Chick’ by Busta Rhymes.
She starred in the movie ‘Daddy’s Little Girls’ in which a romantically challenged lawyer, Julia Rossmore, played her part. Tyler Perry, the director of the film, wrote the role specifically for her.
It was revealed in November 2014 that she will be the brand ambassador for SensatioNail, a nail polish group. She unveiled a collection of hair products in 2017 named ‘Flawless by Gabrielle Union’.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
The popular actress has been in a relationship with many other celebrities but is currently married to Dwyane Wade, the couple has a daughter whose name is Kaavia Union Wade.
|Children||Son – None
Daughter – Kaavia Union-Wade (born on November 7, 2018)
Here we provide you a list of Gabrielle Union’s favorite things.
|Favorite Movie||Grease (1978)|
|Favorite Music||Lil’ Kim, 50 Cent|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Miami|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food|
|Favorite Things To Do||Reading, Shopping, and Traveling|
Some Interesting Facts About Gabrielle Union
- In 2008, she backed Barack Obama in his presidential bid.
- Union is Susan G. Komen’s ambassador for the Cure’s Circle of Promise.
- She is a spokeswoman for the campaign on breast health with Planned Parenthood.
- In 2012, she started the Women Are Watching initiative alongside other celebrities.
- People’s Magazine, alongside Sandra Bullock and others, featured her in the World’s Most Beautiful List in 2015.
- To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the march, she unveiled a limited-edition 1963 March on Washington stamp on August 23, 2013.
- She has a clothing line named Love & Blessings for plus-sized females that was introduced in 2010.
- In March 2014, Union also released a wine called Vanilla Puddin.
- Union admits that Janet Jackson is her obsession.
- Union and Oprah Winfrey became close friends and she said after seeing Winfrey’s chat show that she was able to come out of her sexual harassment.