Gina Torres Biography

Updated On Sep 11, 2018 Published On May 03, 2016
Facts of Gina Torres
Date of Birth: 1969 , April-25
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Gina Torres
Birth Name Gina Torres
Father Richard Torres
Mother Rebecca Torres
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Manhattan, New York City
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Actress
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Brown
Weight in KG 55 KG
Famous for Hercules
Married Yes
Married to Laurence Fishburne (m. 2002-d.2017)
Children Delilah Fishburne
Divorce Laurence Fishburne (m. 2002-d.2017)
Education Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Five Fingers, Hercules, Xena, Alias
TV Show Firefly, Suits, The Shield, Westworld
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The ALMA Awards winner for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Syndicated Drama Series, Gina Torres is an actress from the United States who has starred in several hit movies and TV series. She is popular for starring in the role of Nebula in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.

The talented actress, Gina Torres was born on April 25, 1969, in Manhattan, New York, the United States of America to multiracial Cuban descent. She was actually born at the Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital. She was raised in a middle-class family in The Bronx. She is an American and is of Cuban descent.

In early 2001, Gina got married to her boyfriend turned husband Laurence Fishburne. Laurence Fishburne is also an actor. Her sweetheart husband is also an established name in the Hollywood as a director and producer.

The pair was engaged for about a year and they finally got married on 22nd of September 2002 at The Cloisters museum. The pair has a child, a daughter. Their daughter's name is Delilah Fishburne born in 2007.  

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As everything seemed to be going the right way with no rumors of extramarital affairs and divorce, something struck between the couple. In 2017 September, Gina Torres and her husband announced that they had separated citing irreconcilable differences. 

After she broke up with husband, Gina Torres has not officialized any of her romantic relationships. She has been spotted with many but, not one guy is officialized as her boyfriend. 

Besides acting, Gina Torres is also gifted with a sweet loving voice and she is said to be a mezzo-soprano. She showed an interest in singing since her childhood days and attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts to learn music.

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Gina Torres also took classes of opera and jazz and she was also seen as a performer in a gospel choir. Her acting career started in the early 1990s. She made her acting debut in 1992 by starring in the role of Silken in the TV series Unnatural Pursuits.

The 49 years' old Gina Torres also appeared in the TV series Law & Order that year. In 1993, she appeared in the play Face Value and the theater musical The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public the following year.

The multitalented Gina Torres made her feature film debut in 1996 by portraying the role of Francine in the movie Bed of Roses.

For her recent appearances, Gina Torres appeared in three TV series this year in Westworld, Angie Tribeca, and Second City

Gina Torres has been earning a lucrative amount of salary annually through which she has amassed a tremendous net worth. As an actress, she has acquired an estimated net worth of around $5 million.

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Born in Manhattan, New York City, New York

April 25 , 1969

Talented actress, Gina Torres was born in Manhattan, New York, United States of America to multiracial Cuban descent. She was actually born at the Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital. She was raised in middle class family in The Bronx. She is an American and is of Cuban descent.

Began her acting career

1992

Her acting career started in the early 1990s. She made her acting debut in 1992 by starring the role of Silken in the TV series Unnatural Pursuits. She also appeared in the TV series Law & Order that year. 

Appeared in the play, Face Value

1993

Besides her appearance as an actress in several movies and TV series, she has also starred in various theater shows. In 1993, she appeared in the play Face Value and the theater musical The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public the following year.

Appeared in the television series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

1997

Gina Torres is an actress from United States who has starred in several hit movies and TV series. She is popular for starring the role of Nebula in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. She is also famous for playing the role of Jessica Pearson in the TV series Suits. 

Married to Laurence Fishburne

September 22 , 2002

In the early 2001, Gina got married to Laurence Fishburne. Laurence Fishburne is also an actor and he is also an established name in the Hollywood as a director and producer. They were engaged for about a year and they finally got married on 22nd of September 2002. 

First child, Delilah Fishburne

2007

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2007. She and her loving husband, Laurence Fishburne welcomed their first child together in June and that time it was a daughter and they named her Delilah Fishburne.

Won ALMA Awards

2001

In 2001, she got her first nomination in ALMA Awards for playing the lead role in the TV series Cleopatra 2525. She won this award that year for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Syndicated Drama Series. She also got nominated in this award in 2012. 

Won Artemis Women in Action Film Festival

2015

She got her one and only nomination in Artemis Women in Action Film Festival in 2015 and she was honored with this award that year for Action Powerhouse. She has also once been nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA.