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Gabrielle Union (born 29th October 1972) Gabrielle Union is film and TV actress from the US.

Net Worth: Gabrielle Union has a net worth of $16 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2012)

Acting Career:  Gabrielle Union appeared in 'Love & Basketball' and 'Bring it On' in 2000, the latter of which also starred Kirsten Dunst. She then featured in eleven episodes of 'City of Angels' before joining the cast of romcom 'The Brothers' the following year. She appeared alongside LL Cool J in 2003's 'Deliver Us from Eva' before her breakthrough role opposite Will Smith in action blockbuster 'Bad Boys II'. In 2004, she starred in 'Something the Lord Made', and the poorly received 'Breakin' All the Rules' with Jamie Foxx. The following year, she played a mentally disturbed woman believed to be possessed by Adolf Hitler in 'Neo Ned' alongside Jeremy Renner. In 2005, she starred in 'The Honeymooners' opposite Cedric The Entertainer, and began her stint on the TV series 'Night Stalker'. The next year she featured in Busta Rhymes music video 'I Love My Chick', before landing a starring role in Tyler Perry's 'Daddy's Little Girls' and 'The Perfect Holiday' in 2007. She made a brief appearance in the comedy drama TV series 'Ugly Betty' in 2008 and played Muddy Waters' wife Geneva Wade in 'Cadillac Records' with Jeffrey Wright that same year. She was in four episodes of NBC's 'Life' and was nominated for an award for her role in ABC series 'FlashForward'. She worked with Tyler Perry once again on romcom 'Good Deeds' in 2012, before appearing in Steve Harvey's 'Think Like A Man', later reprising her role in the 2014 follow-up Think Like a Man Too. 2013 saw her in BET show 'Being Mary Jane', while 2014 saw her dabble in production as the producer of 'With This Ring'.

Personal life: Gabrielle Union was raised a Catholic in Omaha, Nebraska by her parents, social worker Theresa and army sergeant Sylvester Union. They were divorced after more than thirty years together. As a child, she was also interested in football, and played soccer the University of Nebraska before transferring to Cuesta College and later UCLA, where she studied sociology. She modelled for Judith Fontaine Modeling & Talent Agency during college where she had previously interned. Union has always stood up against sexual attacks after herself being assaulted as a teenager during a shift at the store she worked at. She is also an Ambassador Ambassador for the Cure's Circle of Promise. She dated former NBA star Jason Kidd during school and married NFL star Chris Howard in 2001, separating 4 years later. She married NBA player Dwyane Wade in 2014, having dated since 2009. They briefly split up once, during which time Wade had a child named Xavier with another woman.



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Gabrielle Union at the LA Premiere of 'The Birth of a Nation' held at Cinerama Dome, Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 21st September 2016

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Dwyane Wade , Gabrielle Union - Gabrielle Union and other celebrities are seen as Dwyane Wade launches the new Jaguar XE at The Collection at The Collection - Coral Gables, Florida, United States - Thursday 16th June 2016

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Gabrielle Union - Amfar Inspiration Gala at Skylight at Moynihan Station - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 9th June 2016

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Gabrielle Union - 7th Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala New York - Red Carpet Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Friday 10th June 2016

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Almost Christmas Trailer


It's everyone's favourite time of year, the Christmas holidays when families come together every year to celebrate the birth of Christ, what could possibly go wrong? In the case of the family in Almost Christmas, everything! This new Christmas comedy film directed by David.E Talbert follows the story of how a beloved patriarch asks his family for a Christmas all together stress free, where they all get along. 

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The Birth Of A Nation Trailer


Nat Turner was a former slave who on witnessing the scope of slavery across America chose to head a liberation movement in the form of a slave rebellion that resulted in a violent retaliation from the white supremacists in Virginia, 1831. This periodic drama film introduces the audience to the world in which Black people were enslaved in - inhumanly treated at the peril of the white race. The chilling shot of a young white child playing a game with a lynching rope around another black girls neck represents this serious period of history in a thought provoking scene.

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Gabrielle Union Asks 'Who's Stacey Dash? (And Twitter Responds)


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Who is Stacey Dash? That’s what Gabrielle Union wanted to know when she was quizzed over comments made by Dash regarding the BET Awards. Dash is of course familiar to most as Dionne from 90’s classic Clueless, but these days she’s becoming more known for her work on Fox News, where she often appears a little clueless on important issues.

Gabrielle Union Gabrielle Union wants to know, ‘who is Stacey Dash’?

Speaking on Fox News last Wednesday Dash said, “If we don’t want segregation, then we have to get rid of channels like BET and the BET Awards and the Image Awards, where you’re only awarded if you’re black.”

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Keanu Trailer


Rell has just broken up with his partner and he's in a complete self-absorbed world. Continuously housebound and alone, he feels like his life has ended. Enter Keanu. When Rell hears a faint meowing coming from outside his house he discovers a young kitten on his doorstep just waiting to find a new home. Suddenly, Rell feels a new sense of life, his kitten is the best thing to ever happen to him and Rell's best friend, Clarence, completely confirms these feelings. 

Finally able to leave the house, Rell and Clarence go out only to return to find Keanu gone and only his little kitten collar left. So begins a quest to save Keanu. It turns out that the kitten has been taken by a local gangster, in order to get Rell's new pride and joy back, the two are going to have to get down and dirty in a world far from their usual suburban lifestyle. 

Keanu was directed by Peter Atencio and written by Jordan Peele and Alex Rubens.

Top Five Review


Very Good

Chris Rock has essentially written and directed a film based on one of his own standup routines, and the result is as hilarious as we'd expect. It's also a clever skewering of show business, from the difficulty of changing a public image to the never-ending intrusion of the press. But while the film is consistently smart and funny, it's also a bit of an inside joke, taking on an industry that's so absurd that ridiculing it might be too easy.

Rock plays Andre Allen, a former comic who found international fame playing a furry police officer in three Hammy The Bear movies. But now he wants some respect as an actor, so he has produced a serious period drama called Uprize!, about the 18th century Haitian revolution. On the day of the film's gala premiere, Andre grants an interview to New York Times journalist Chelsea (Rosario Dawson), who follows him around town as he runs errands both promoting the film and preparing for his heavily publicised wedding to reality TV star Erica (Gabrielle Union). Against his better judgement, he begins to drop his guard with Chelsea, introducing her to members of his family and inviting her to his bachelor party, which is being staged for Erica's show.

The film's one false note is the whiff of a romantic-comedy as Andre and Chelsea begin to open up to each other. Fortunately, Rock allows this to merely simmer in the background as he gets on with his wicked commentary about life in the entertainment industry. The dialogue is packed with pithy observations, sarcastic gags and knowing jabs that could only come from someone who has lived (and survived) this crazy lifestyle. Even more interesting are the darker undercurrents. Andre is a recovering alcoholic who isn't sure he can still be funny now that he's sober.

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Chris Rock Reveals 'Top Five' Is Closely Modelled On Real Life Comics


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Chris Rock's latest movie 'Top Five' is about a comedian trying to make it big in the world of serious acting, while his personal life is thrust more and more into the public eye. If you think that doesn't sound too far from any American comedian's real life, you might be right.

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Is Chris Rock playing himself in 'Top Five'?

While well-known for his TV show 'Everybody Hates Chris', his voice role in the 'Madagascar' films and for his stand-up shows, it seems that Chris Rock hasn't had too much trouble with success in his career. However, he still maintains that his character represents damn near most black comedians' lives. 'I play a guy named Andre Allen; a comedian, actor, kind of famous, a cross between Chris Tucker, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Eddie Murphy - like an amalgamation of all of us and whatever people think of us', he reveals.

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Video - Gabrielle Union Looks Sensational At 'Top Five' NY Premiere - Part 2


Gabrielle Union greets Chris Rock on the red carpet at the New York premiere of their new movie 'Top Five', held at the Ziegfeld Theater. The movie has been written and directed by Rock, who stars as a comedian trying to become an actor.

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Gabrielle Union Addresses Nude Photo Hackers: "It's A Violation And A Crime"


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Gabrielle Union was just one of the many female celebrities who had their privacy ruthlessly invaded after internet hackers stole topless photos of herself and leaked them online in September, and now she is speaking out against the people responsible.

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Union recalls finding out about her topless photos leaking online

In an essay she penned for Cosmopolitan, Union recalls finding out that "over 100 female celebrities" had been hacked just one day after marrying NBA star Dwyane Wade, and then she discovered topless images of herself were leaked online on her honeymoon.

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Gabrielle Union Contacts FBI After Topless Photos Of Actress Leak Online


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Gabrielle Union is just one of the many female celebrities who have had their privacy ruthlessly invaded after internet hackers stole topless photos of herself and leaked them online, but she is not letting whoever is responsible get away with it.

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Union is seeking help from the FBI to capture the internet hacker

"It has come to our attention that our private moments, that were shared and deleted solely between my husband and myself, have been leaked by some vultures," said Union and her husband NBA star Dwyane Wade in a statement, obtained by TMZ.

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Gabrielle Union Ties The Knot With NBA Star Dwyane Wade


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Actress Gabrielle Union is a married woman for a second time. The 41 year-old star reportedly tied the knot to her NBA player love, Dwyane Wade, on Saturday (Aug 30th) in Miamiat the Chateau Artisan castle in a black-and-white themed ceremony.

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Wade and Union tied the knot on Saturday (aug 30th)

The newlyweds definitely dressed for the occasion as the Miami Heat all-star donned a customized DSquared2 suit, accompanied with a personally designed Wedding Collection bowtie from the Tie Bar and a boutonniere by Floral Fix, Us Weekly reports. For her big day, Union looked stunning in a custom Dennis Basso gown from Kleinfeld Bridal with a tiered veil.

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Gabrielle Union

Date of birth

29th October, 1972

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

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Almost Christmas Trailer

Almost Christmas Trailer

It's everyone's favourite time of year, the Christmas holidays when families come together every year...

The Birth Of A Nation Trailer

The Birth Of A Nation Trailer

Nat Turner was a former slave who on witnessing the scope of slavery across America...

Keanu Trailer

Keanu Trailer

Rell has just broken up with his partner and he's in a complete self-absorbed world....

Top Five Movie Review

Top Five Movie Review

Chris Rock has essentially written and directed a film based on one of his own...

Top Five Trailer

Top Five Trailer

Andre Allen has been voted the Funniest Man in America in his illustrious career as...

Think Like A Man Too Trailer

Think Like A Man Too Trailer

The trailer for 2014's comedy Think Like a Man Too, follows the exploits of the...

Think Like A Man Trailer

Think Like A Man Trailer

Tired of their men behaving like egotistical, sport-obsessed, womanising jerks, four interconnected women prepare to...

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Good Deeds Trailer

Good Deeds Trailer

Wesley Deed's life is perfect. He is a fifth generation Ivy League graduate, trained by...

Cadillac Records Trailer

Cadillac Records Trailer

Watch the trailer for Cadillac Records.In there day, Chess Records were a very prominent record...

Meet Dave Movie Review

Meet Dave Movie Review

During his days as SNL's reigning superstar, Eddie Murphy loved to compare himself to Elvis....

Running with Scissors Movie Review

Running with Scissors Movie Review

In a game effort to deflect the immediate suspicions of most viewers likely to be...

Running With Scissors Trailer

Running With Scissors Trailer

From day one, Ryan Murphy has kept me involved. People had warned me, "Once you...

Deliver Us From Eva Movie Review

Deliver Us From Eva Movie Review

Red flags of caution should shoot up any time the strongest actor in an ensemble...

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