Gabrielle Union Age Height Weight Body Measurements Net Worth

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union
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Birth Date

October 29, 1972


50 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 7.5 in | 171 cm tall

Net Worth

$20 Million

Body Measurements

36-24-36 in | 91.5-61-91.5 cm


57 kg | 126 pounds

Bra Size


Shoe size

10 US | 40 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Gabrielle Monique Union-Wade was born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, on October 29, 1972, is an American actress.

Young Gabrielle Union started her career as a model during her college years, she modeled for Judith Fontaine Modeling & Talent Agency in Los Angeles.

She began her professional acting career in ABC sitcom Family Matters (1993) in episode "Scenes from a Mall", in role as mall girl.

She made her big screen debut in teen comedy film She's All That (1999) in role as Katarina "Katie" Darlingson.

Her breakthrough performance came as Isis in teen comedy film Bring It On (2000).

Best Movies

She won the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Box Office Movie for her role as Evangeline 'Eva' Dandrige in romantic comedy film Deliver Us from Eva (2003).

She won the Black Reel Award for Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress for her role as Isis in teen comedy film Bring It On (2000).

Bad Boys II (2003) action comedy with Martin Lawrence and Will Smith

Daddy's Little Girls (2007) romantic comedy drama opposite Idris Elba and Louis Gossett Jr.

The Brothers (2001) romantic comedy opposite Morris Chestnut, D.L. Hughley and Shemar Moore

Top Five (2014) comedy opposite Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson

Love & Basketball (2000) romantic drama opposite Sanaa Lathan and Alfre Woodard

Something the Lord Made (2004) biographical drama opposite Alan Rickman and Kyra Sedgwick

Breakin' All the Rules (2004) comedy romance with Jamie Foxx and Morris Chestnut

The Honeymooners (2005) comedy with Cedric the Entertainer and Regina Hall

Think Like a Man (2012) and sequel Think Like a Man Too (2014) romantic comedy opposite Kevin Hart and Regina Hall

Breaking In (2018) thriller in role as Shaun Russell, also producer

The Public (2018) drama in role as Rebecca Parks, directed and written by Emilio Estevez

She voiced General Jayne Nadia Blazerhatch in animated science fiction comedy film Fearless (2020).

Best TV Shows

She won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress for her role as Mary Jane Paul in BET drama television series Being Mary Jane (2013–2019).

She was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her role as Zoey Andata in ABC television series FlashForward (2009–2010).

She portrayed Perri Reed in television series Night Stalker (2005–2006).

She was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress for her role as Clara Thomas in television biographical drama film Something the Lord Made (2004).

She played Dr. Courtney Ellis in medical drama television series City of Angels (2000).

The Lion Guard (2016– ) animated television series in voice role as Nala

L.A.'s Finest (2019- ) police procedural drama television series in role as Sydney "Syd" Burnett


Attended Foothill High School in Pleasanton, California.

Has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from UCLA.

Has two sisters.

Good friends with Oprah Winfrey.

Featured in music videos for:

Marc Nelson “15 Minutes” (1999)

LL Cool J featuring Amerie "Paradise" (2003)

Busta Rhymes featuring Kelis "I Love My Chick" (2006)

Ne-Yo "Miss Independent" (2008)

Rihanna "Man Down" (2011)

Friends with Sanaa Lathan and Mo'Nique.

Published her first book, a memoir "We're Going to Need More Wine" in 2017.

She is a spokeswoman for Neutrogena.

Big fan of group New Edition.

Became a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood in 2012.


She dated Darren Sharper (2006-2007) and Ludacris (2005-2007).

She was married to NFL player Chris Howard (2001-2006).

She married NBA basketball player Dwyane Wade in 2014, they have daughter Kaavia James, who was born via surrogate.

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