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Gina Torres

sdz Published On Thu Oct 24 2019   Modified On Mon Nov 04 2019
Gina Torres

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Full NameGina Torres
First NameGina
Last NameTorres
Birth NameGina Torres
Other NameGina Torres
ProfessionActress
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityBlack
Birth CityManhattan, New York City
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Father NameRichard Torres
Mother NameRebecca Torres
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeTaurus
Marital StatusRelation
SpouseLaurence Fishburne (Ex-husband)
Relation WithKevin Wright (Current Boyfriend)
No Of Children1
AwardsImagen Foundation Award,ALMA Awards Nominee
FilmographyField of Roses,The Matrix Revolutions,The Matrix Reloaded,Hair Show,Fair Game,Serenity,Jam,Five Fingers,I Think I Love My Wife,South of Pico,Don't Let Me Down,Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths,Mr. Sophistication,Selah and the Spades,Dispel,The Hating Game
EducationFiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
ReligionChristian
Height178 cm
Weight60 kg
Networth$5 M
Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
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Date of BirthApril 25,1969
Age51 years

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    of Gina Torres

    What is Gina Torres marital status ?Relation
    How many children does Gina Torres have ?1
    Who is Gina Torres married with?Laurence Fishburne (Ex-husband)
    Who is Gina Torres in Relation with?Kevin Wright (Current Boyfriend)
    What is the height of Gina Torres?178 cm
    What is the weight of Gina Torres?60 kg

    Who is Gina Torres? 

    Gina Torres is one of the most versatile Cuban-American actress who is known worldwide as the fierce boardroom executive in the American court-room drama series 'Suits'. 

    She is one of the well known actress in the television industry who has made some appearance in over 50 television shows over the course of her career, where she played major characters.

    Gina has even won The ALMA award. The winner is well respected by her peers and even the audience because she has taken various unconventional and has done very well portraying those characters. 

    Why is She Famous?
     

    Gina Torres is one of the most recognized figures in the television business. She became popular among the people of the world when she played the character of 'Jessica Pearson' in the American courtroom drama series 'Suits'. 

    Childhood & Early Life

    Gina Torres was born on the 25th of April in 1969 in the town of Manhattan, New York. Her parents are Richard Torres and Rebecca Torres.

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    She grew up with two of her siblings in the Bronx. She even took jazz classes as well as the opera.

    Gina studied in the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She was accepted by some colleges but she couldn't afford the tuition fees. So, she decided to get into the show business.  

    Career

    Gina started her career through television shows. She had some small roles in the shows like 'Law & Order' and even made some appearances in television movies like 'M.A.N.T.I.S' as well as 'Dark Angel' in the early 90s. 

    During the early 90s, she portrayed a few guest roles in shows like 'The Gregory Hines Show', 'Xena: Warrior Princess', 'Hercules: The Legendary Journeys' and 'La Femme Nikita'.

    It was the year 2000 when Gina received her first lead role in the show 'Cleopatra 2525'. This is a sci-fi show where she played the character of 'Helen "Hel" Carter'. 

    She received an ALMA award for her excellent acting. She won the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Syndicated Drama Series award in 2001.

    She made some light appearances in 'Alias' and 'Any Day Now'. She got a chance to play one of the main roles 'Zoe Washburne' in the space drama series 'Firefly'.

    Not only this, she displayed the character of 'Jasmine', who was one of the main characters, in the series 'Angel'. This series was a spin off of the supernatural show 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'. 

    She appeared as 'Julia Milliken' in the third season of '24'. She voiced the characters 'Vixen/ Mari McCabe' in the animated show called 'Justice League Unlimited', during 2004 and 2006.

    Between the year 2006/07, she displayed the character of 'Cheryl Carrera', in the drama series 'Standoff'. Her character was one of the leads of the show. 

    In the late 2000s, Gina portrayed various special roles in the television shows like, 'Boston Legal', 'Criminal Minds', 'Gossip Girl' and on 'The Vampire Diaries'. 

    She played the character of 'Dorothy Rand' in the series 'Huge'. After this, she voiced the character of 'Airachnid' in the animated series 'Transformers: Prime' for three seasons. 

    The biggest role of Gina came in the form of 'Jessica Pearson' in the courtroom drama series 'Suits' from 2011-2018. 

    Gina Torres, Jessica Pearson, Suits
    Gina Torres as 'Jessica Pearson' in 'Suits'

    The way she displayed her character earned her various acclaims from the experts in the industry. 

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    She appeared for a total of 94 episodes and even received various nominations at different award shows. 

    Torres played some important roles in shows like, 'Hannibal', 'Star Wars Rebels' (She voiced in this series), 'Westworld', and 'Star Wars Forces of Destiny'. 

    She currently is playing the role of the protagonist in the spin-off of 'Suits', which is now entitled 'Pearson'. 

    Relationships

    Gina was married to Laurence John Fishburne III from 2002-2018 before splitting off. They have a daughter named Delilah Fishburne, whow was born in 2007. 

    Net-worth

    As of 2019, the Cuban-American actress is estimated to have a net-worth of around $5 million. Her major sources of income includes her movies, TV shows and brand deals along with her series. 

    Body Stats

    Height5"10' (178 cm)
    Weight60kg (132 lbs)
    Hair ColorDark Brown
    Eye ColorDark Brown
    Body BuildSlim
    Body ShapeBanana
    Bust Size34
    Waist Size25
    Hips Size35
    Shoe Size8 (US)
    Dress Size6 (US)

    Social Media

    The majority of the actors and actresses in today's world are addicted to social medias like Instagram and Twitter and Gina is not so different. She is active on both Instagram as well as Twitter. She has 256K followers on her official Instagram

    and 9625 followers on her official Twitter