How much is Gabrielle Union worth? $20 million
How did Gabrielle Union earn her money and wealth?
Gabrielle Union, real name Gabrielle Monique Union-Wade, was born on 29 October 1972 in Nebraska, US to Theresa Glass and Sylvester E. Union. Gabrielle has two sisters. Her parents filed for divorce after being married for 30 years. Gabrielle attended Foothill High School and later went to the University of Nebraska. She later went to UCLA where she earned a degree in sociology. While at UCLA, Gabrielle had interned at the Judith Fontaine Modelling and Talent Agency. When she was 19 years old, Gabrielle was attacked and raped while she was working part-time in Payless Store in the year 1992. The incident had a tremendous effect on her life and made her a stronger person.
Gabrielle Union is not only an American actress but is also an activist and an author. She started off her acting career by playing minor roles in teen films like ‘She’s All That,’ ‘10 Things I Hate About You’ as well as ‘Love & Basketball.’ In the year 1997, Gabrielle appeared in one episode of ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ which had the title ‘Sons and Daughters.’ She also went on to appear in episodes of the shows such as ‘Smart Guy,’ ‘Sister, Sister’, as well as ‘7th Heaven’.
Gabrielle earned her first leading role in the movie ‘Deliver Us from Eva’ alongside rapper LL Cool J in the year 2003. Gabrielle had worked with the rapper earlier in a music video for the single titled ‘Paradise’ in the year 2002. Her role in the movie helped Gabrielle grab critical acclaim. She later was casted opposite Jamie Foxx in the 2014 film titled ‘Breakin’ All the Rules.’ However, the movie did not perform well at the box office.
Gabrielle later became associated with the cosmetic giant ‘Neutrogena’ in the year 2004. In the year 2006, she featured in the music video of the song ‘I Love My Chick’ by Busta Rhymes. Later, she was seen in the movie titled ‘Daddy’s Little Girls’ where she played the role of Julia Rossmore. The movie was released on February 14, Valentine’s Day in the year 2007. Gabrielle later made an appearance in the movie ‘The Perfect Holiday’ which was released in December 2007. In the year 2008, she worked in the blockbuster film ‘Cadillac records’ in which she played the role of Geneva Wade.
Gabrielle, later on, decided to launch her own clothing line for plus size women known as ‘Love & Blessing’ in the year 2010. She later made an appearance in the TV shows such as ‘NTSF:SD: SUV’ and ‘Army Wives’ throughout the years 2010 and 2011. In the year 2014, Gabrielle released her first wine called ‘Vanilla Puddin’ and later the same year, she became the brand ambassador as well as creative advisor of the nail polish brand ‘SensatioNail.’ In the year 2017, Gabrielle launched a new range of hair products known as ‘Flawless by Gabrielle Union’ and later announced about her collaboration with the company ‘Invicta Watches.’
What are the highest grossing movies of Gabrielle Union?
- She’s All That (1999): $103,166,989
- Think Like a Man (2012): $96,070,507
- Breaking In (2018): $50,346,513
- Sleepless (2017): $32,917,353
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