Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union
Real Name/Full Name Gabrielle Monique Union
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Gabrielle Union
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 October 1972
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 171 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 126 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Sylvester E. Union
Mother – Theresa ‘Glass’
Siblings: Tracy Union, Kelly Union
School: Foothill High School
College: Cuesta College
Religion: Roman Catholicism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Dwyane Wade (m. 2014), Chris Howard (m. 2001–2006)
Kids/Children Name: Kaavia James Union Wade
Profession: Actress, model
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Gabrielle Union, a well-known voice artist, vocalist, actress, and model, initially started her career in the 1990s by her appearance in television sitcoms. She used to do supporting roles in comedy shows like She’s All That and ten things I Hate About You. She had a boost to her career in 2000 when she played a role in “Bring It On.”

She had also performed in The Brothers (2001), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Daddy’s Little Girls (2007), Think Like a Man (2012), and Think Like a Man Too (2014). She also has an interest in writing books, and she had written two books titled “We’re Going to Need More Wine” and “Welcome to The Party.”

Well, how well do you know about Gabrielle Union? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Gabrielle Union’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Gabrielle Union to date.

Biography and Early Life

Gabrielle Union took birth in Omaha, Nebraska. Her parents were Theresa and Sylvester. E. Union. Her father, Sylvester, was a military sergeant. In her childhood, her parents were nourished with some golden words “Be an independent woman, and stand on your two feet.” And this is the road she opted to take. But after thirty years of a strong relationship, her parents decide to get divorced. But they did it with respect and dignity and with mutual understanding. She was very worried about her color and appearance as she believed that blonde is the ultimate beauty.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Gabrielle Union in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Gabrielle Union’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 29 October 1972. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 171 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 126 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black.


Initially, she started studying at Foothill High School. She went there and had a decent performance and completed her schooling and high school from the same school. Then for her higher studies, she had decided to go to the University of Nebraska. And so she did and went over there and started studying there. Then, later on, she had shifted to Cuesta College. Then she went to UCLA to complete her degree in Sociology. She was interested in acting, so she had attended a workshop with Judith Fontaine Modeling & Talent Agency. She was in her senior years during this internship.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Gabrielle Union With Husband Dwyane Wade
Gabrielle Union With Husband Dwyane Wade

In 1999, she met Chris Howard at a party and decided and stayed together in a relationship and decided and got married in 2001. But unfortunately, in just four years of marriage, they got divorced in 2005. In 2008, she met Dwyane Wade, and they got married in 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Is Gabrielle Union Lesbian?

Gabrielle Union has tied her bond with her boyfriend Dwyane Wade, and they have a child named Kaavia James Union Wade. They live a happy and free life in Nebraska. So we can say that she is straight by her sexual orientation.

Professional Career

She had stepped into the industry by her first audition for Saved By The Bell. She also had her appearance in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine—”Sons and Daughters” as the Klingon N’Garen and Sister, Sister as Vanessa, in Smart Guy as Denise, and five episodes of 7th Heaven as Keesha Hamilton and Friends, “The One with the Cheap Wedding Dress,” as Kristen. In 2000, she also had a role in Love & Basketball. Her role in the movie Bring It On has given her a very big boost in growing up in the field of acting.


Following are the awards received by Gabrielle Union for her outstanding work in the acting industry:

  • In 2003, she got the Rising Star Award
  • In 2004, she won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Box Office Movie.
  • In 2001, she won Theatrical – Best Supporting Actress
  • In 2014, she won Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Gabrielle Union in 2024

Gabrielle Union Net Worth
Gabrielle Union Net Worth

Being an actress Gabrielle Union has earned a huge net worth of $50 million as of 2024. She is very dedicated to her work, and she also is a vocal artist and had her sound in many shows, which is one of her sources of income. She is also endorsed by several brands and she also does promotion works.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She has once admitted in an interview that she was once obsessed with Janet Jackson.
  • She also runs a cloth line for plus-sized females named love & Blessing.
  • She also worked as an advocate for those who survived assaults as teenagers.
  • Union also gave a speech about the importance of therapy in anyone’s life.

Gabrielle Union is a very hardworking and dedicated person who has earned a lot of name and fame. She has never faced controversies during her work in the acting field. Being criticized in the name of skin color, she had overcome all the hurdles, and now she stood on her own two feet.


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