Garcelle Beauvais Biography

Updated On Feb 12, 2019 Published On Oct 10, 2015
Facts of Garcelle Beauvais
Date of Birth: 1966 , November-26
Birth Nation: Haiti
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Garcelle Beauvais
Father Axel Jean Pierre
Mother Marie-Claire Beauvais
Nationality Haitian-American
Birth Place/City Saint-Marc, Haiti
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actress, model
Net Worth $6 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Brown
Married Yes but divorced
Married to Daniel Saunders (m. 1991; div. 2000) Mike Nilon (m. 2001; div. 2011)
Children Jaid Thomas Nilon, Oliver Saunders, Jax Joseph Nilon
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Garcelle Beauvais is a renowned model from the United States and Haiti. She has also established herself as a model. She is popular in the world for her role in the television show, The Jamie Foxx Show.

Childhood & Education

Garcelle Beauvais was born on November 26, 1966, in a middle-class family, in Saint-Marc, Haiti to Marie-Claire Beauvais and Axel Jean Pierre. She holds the dual citizenship of the United States and Haiti. She is black.

Marriage, Divorce, & Children

Garcelle Beauvais has been married twice but both of her married life came to an end after being married for about a decade. She was first married to Daniel Saunders. He is the producer by profession. They got married in 1991.

From this married life they also had a child. But after being married for about nine years, something bad happened in their life and they got divorced in 2000. The following year, she got married for the second time and that was with Mike Nilon.

Career & Net Worth

Her net worth is rumored to be around $6 million.

He is an agent and his main job is to scout the talent people in the United States. They have two children together but his married life was also dissolved in 2011. She is also frequently found in Facebook and Twitter. 

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Born in Saint-Marc, Haiti

November 26 , 1966

Garcelle Beauvais was from the upper middle class family born in Saint-Marc, Haiti to Marie-Claire Beauvais and Axel Jean Pierre. She holds the dual citizenship of United States and Haiti. She is black. She is of average weight. 

Married to Daniel Saunders

1991

Garcelle Beauvais was first married to Daniel Saunders. He is the producer by profession. They got married in 1991. From this married life they also had a child. She was happy to have him as her loving spouse. 

Divorced with Daniel Saunders

2000

Garcelle Beauvais was married with Daniel Saunders for the first time in her life. They were married in 1991. But after being married for about nine years, something bad happened in their life and they got divorced in 2000. 

Married to Mike Nilon

May 12 , 2001

She remained single for about a year and in 2001, she got married for the second time and that was with Mike Nilon. He is an agent and his main job is to scout the talent people in the United States. They have two children together.

Divorced with Mike Nilon

April 1 , 2011

Garcelle Beauvais was happy to be married with Mike Nilon. She also had twins with him. But in 2010, she heard some bad news about her husband that he is having extra affairs for about five years. She immediately filed for a divorce with him. 

Began her modeling career

1983

Garcelle Beauvais was born in Saint-Marc, Haiti, she also complete her education there. But she was more interested in modeling so, she made a mind to go to United States and follow her modeling dreams. She began her modeling career from Ford Models. 

First child, Oliver Saunders

February 22 , 1991

It seems like she also had some romantic love affairs with Daniel Saunders before she got married with him as she gave birth to her first child in February, 1991. That was the same years she got married with him. They named their child, Oliver Saunders. 

Gave birth to a twins

October 18 , 2007

She became pregnant for the second time in her life and that was in 2007. At the end of 2007, she gave birth to twins and both of them were sons. She named them, Jax Joseph Nilon and Jaid Thomas Nilon. 

Honored by Black Men Magazine

2001

Garcelle Beauvais has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 2001, she received one of the prestigious honors in her life and that was given by the Black Men Magazine. She was listed in their The 10 Sexiest Women of the year. 

Began her acting career

1988

After gaining some fame from her modeling career, she also desired to enter into the film industry and show her acting skills. In 1988, she played her acting role and that was in Coming to America. She has also appeared in Wild Wild West. 

Won MPAH Haiti Movie Awards

2013

She has also received some honors from Haiti film industry. In 2013, she received an honor and that was MPAH Haiti Movie Awards. She was crowned that award by the Motion Picture Association of Haiti. 

Published her own book

2013

Garcelle Beauvais is a multi talented woman, she is the model and as well an actress. Besides these she is also the great writer. She has also published her own book and that was titled I am mixed. That book was mainly about cultural diversity and race.