American actress Gina Torres rose to prominence with her jaw-dropping performances in the television series, Cleopatra 2525, and Firefly. Gina, who was keen to pursue her career in music industry altered her way and moved onto the acting field.
New York-native is also acknowledged for her role in the projects like Alias, Angel, The Shield, Eli Stone, and The Unit. Besides acting, she is a mezzo-soprano and trained opera and jazz performer.
Divorced After Fourteen Years Of Married Life; Has A Child
Gina Torres, age 50, drove her relationship with an actor, Laurence Fishburne back in 2001; however, she managed to conceal her romantic bond from the media touch. After dating for several months, the couple secretly got engaged and kept it a secret for eight months until her fiancé spilled the beans on ''Tonight'' show in 2001.
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Despite the low-key dating relationship, the engaged couple shared the wedding vows on 22 September 2002. Gina walked down the nuptials on the gown designed by the Australian designer, Mira Mandich. The pair tied the knots in attendance of family, and friends including celebs like Keanu Reeves, Elton John, and Cicely Tyson joined them.
After five years of their wedding, she and her husband, welcomed their kid, Delilah Fishburne in June 2007.
Gina Torres with her ex-husband, Laurence Fishburne (Photo: People)
Laurence has two children; Langston Fishburne and Montana Fishburne from his previous relationship with Hajna O. Moss.
During their fourteen years of marriage, the two often accompanied together as an onscreen couple in the Tv show, Hannibal. Despite their relationship for nearly one and a half decade, they dissolved their bond in early 2016.
Gina confirmed with PEOPLE in September 2017 that her divorce with Laurence stating that none of them were terrible for the dissolution of their marital relationship only their love story ended unexpectedly. She said;
“With heavy hearts, Laurence and I quietly separated and began the dissolution of our marriage in the early fall of last year.”
However, she mentioned that their family would remain intact and they will co-parent their children together.
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Later in November 2017, the estranged pair filed for a divorce citing irreconcilable differences, which was finalized on 11 May 2018.
While her divorce process was going on, Gina moved onto another relationship and started dating her new boyfriend, Kevin Wright in 2017. The couple was spotted in a lunch date in Studio City in September 2017 which swirled the rumors of their possible tie. After a couple of years of romantic life, they officially confronted their romances in January 2019.
Kevin is a real estate executive and an entrepreneur from Utah who also separated from his love life of one and a half decade.
Gina Torres with her new boyfriend, Kevin Wright (Photo: madamenoire.com)
As of now, Gina relishes the romantic bond with her boyfriend, Kevin Wright and resides in Los Angeles, California.
Know About Gina's Net Worth
As being an American actress, Gina Torres has garnered the estimated net worth of $5 million. She initiated her acting career in the 90s' appearing in the television series including "Law & Order," "NYPD Blue," "One Life to Live," and "Profiler."
Along with the TV series, she starred in the mainstream movies like Bed of Roses and Substance of Fire and also voiced for the superheroes on Justice League as Vixen in 2001.
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Gina Torres was born in New York, the United States in 1969 and she celebrates her birthday on 25 April. She belongs to the mixed ethnicity with African and Cuban descent and holds an American nationality. Her parents; Richard Torres and Rebeccas Torress raised her along with two siblings. Her father, Richard was the newspaper typesetter who worked for La Prensa and The New York Daily News. Her mother would have been 89 on 22 April 2019.
Gina stands the height of 1.78 meters (5 feet and 10 inches tall) and weighs 60 kg (132 lbs) in weight. She pursued her education from the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City.