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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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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: 'Black Actors Can't Even Get In The Door'


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The 43-year-old actress and star of films Bring It On (2000), Think Like a Man and Chris Rock's Top Five in 2014, will soon be seen in Sundance smash The Birth of a Nation. But Gabrielle reveals in a new interview she is disappointed the movie industry hasn't become more diverse throughout the course of her career.

"Half the time, (African-Americans) don’t even get the opportunity to fail... At least let me audition, so you can say I just wasn’t good enough,” she tells Ocean Drive magazine.

"Most times, black actors can’t even get in the door."

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Premiere Of HBO Films' 'Confirmation' - Arrivals

Gabrielle Union - Premiere of HBO Films' 'Confirmation' at Paramount Theater - Arrivals at Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot - Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 31st March 2016

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Premiere Of HBO Films' 'Confirmation' - Arrivals

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Premiere Of HBO Films' 'Confirmation' - Arrivals

Gabrielle Union - Premiere of HBO Films' 'Confirmation' at Paramount Theater - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 31st March 2016

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Gabrielle Union To Front New House-flipping Show


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The couple will show off it's home renovation skills on an as-yet-untitled HGTV show in America.

The project has been a labour of love for the Bring It On star and the Miami Heat basketball hero for years.

On the show, the pair will take on a fixer-upper home and turn it into a winning property.

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Gabrielle Union - Celebrities at the Los Angeles Lakers game.The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat by the final score of 102-100 in overtime at Staples Center. at Staples Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 30th March 2016

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Gabrielle Union Dotes On 'Dope' Stepkids


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The Bring It On star helps her basketball player husband Dwyane Wade raise his three sons, Zaire, 14, Zion, eight, and two-year-old Xavier, and while marrying into a family can be a difficult transition for some, Gabrielle has had no such problems.

"I recognise that I am lucky," she told Us Weekly. "Not everyone has the same situation."

While she isn't the boys' biological mother, the 43-year-old believes it's still important to take on a role in their lives and offered up some words of wisdom to fans who may find themselves in similar situations.

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Veuve Clicquot Hosts The Second Annual Clicquot Carnival

Gabrielle Union - Veuve Clicquot hosts the second annual Clicquot Carnival at Museum Park at Museum Park - Miami, Florida, United States - Saturday 20th February 2016

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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.

Gabrielle Union's 'unhealthy' Marriage


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Gabrielle Union's marriage isn't ''very healthy''.

The 'Being Mary Jane' star tied the knot with Dwyane Wade last year and admits the pair can't get enough of each other.

Speaking on the TODAY show, she said: ''Like hot, delicious, it doesn't get old! Everyday he gets out of bed I'm like, 'Yes, thank you Jesus!' He looks just as good going as he does coming! It's nice! It's not a bad gig! Some people look at marriage as the end of freedom.

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Gabrielle Union Blasts Hollywood


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Gabrielle Union has blasted Hollywood for ''shaming'' women who choose their career over starting a family.

The 'Bring It On' star - who is the stepmother to Dwyane Wade's three children - believes women who focus on their jobs are met with unnecessary criticism.

She said: ''There's a certain amount of shame that is placed on women who have perhaps chosen a career over starting a family younger. The penance for being a career woman is barrenness. You feel like you're wearing a scarlet letter.''

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Gabrielle Union's 'shoe Vault'


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Gabrielle Union has a ''shoe vault'' in her home.

The 'Being Mary Jane' star has revealed her and husband Dwyane Wade have taken a unique approach to storing their many pairs of footwear at their Miami abode.

She explained: ''He built a shoe vault. It could have been our guest room, but it's a shoe vault.

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Gabrielle Union

Date of birth

29th October, 1972

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.70




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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

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Top Five Trailer

Top Five Trailer

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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

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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

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