Gina Carano

Biography

Gina Carano (born Gina Joy Carano 16.04.82)

Gina Carano is an American actress, fitness guru, television personality and former martial artist.

Gina Carano: Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2012, Gina Carano has a net worth of 4 million USD.

Gina Carano: Childhood

Gina Carano was born to Dana Joy and Glenn Thomas Carano in Dallas, Texas. Carano has two sisters, one older and one younger, and her father is a former backup quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. Carano studied at Trinity Christian High School in Las Vegas, where she worked in a variety of sports teams at school, including basketball, volleyball and softball. She went on to study psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno for a year, before continuing to study for a further three years at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Gina Carano: Career

After beginning to date a professional Muay Thai fighter, Kevin Ross, Carano took up the martial art. After showing real promise in the profession, Carano was asked to participate in the first ever female Mixed Martial Arts fight for World Extreme Fighting in Nevada, before going on to win a match at the World Pro Fighting show in Las Vegas. In 2006, Carano appeared in the film 'Ring Girls' as a Muay Thai fighter. In 2007, Carano appeared in both 'Fight Girls' and 'American Gladiators' on television.

From 2006 to 2008, Carano took part in various mixed martial arts fights, with consistent victories, through knock-outs, submissions and judges decisions. In 2008 she played the role of Natasha in the computer game 'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3'. On 15th August, 2009, Carano lost her first fight against Cristiane Justino after being knocked out. Carano was unable to fight for the rest of 2009 and the majority of 2010. She, however, appear in the film 'Blood and Bone'. After various medical tests were carried out, it was revealed that Carano was fine, yet she still did not return to the MMA scene.

In 2011, Carano starred alongside Michael Fassbender in 'Haywire'. In 2013, she co-starred in 'Fast and Furious 6', alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. In 2014, she made an appearance in an episode of the television series 'Almost Human'. In October, 2014, filming began for 'Bus 657', in which Carano plays a role, as well as working on the movie 'Kickboxer', which began filming in late November, 2014.
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Gina Carano Turns From MMA Star To Action Star In New Thriller 'In The Blood' [Trailer + Pictures]

6th March 2014 -

 News

Gina Carano is the latest sports star to try and make it in Hollywood, but this fierce lady has a little more to offer than most. The 31 year-old is a former MMA cage fighter,...

In The Blood

5th March 2014 -

 Video

Ava is skilled at fighting and has left behind a rather shady past to set up a life with her beloved husband. Together, the pair are unstoppable adventure-lovers, always up for the next adrenaline rush....

Wonder Woman Movie: Who Do You Want For The Leotard and Lasso?

6th November 2013 -

 News

Following Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy and the recent Superman epic 'Man Of Steel', there seems to be one obvious direction to go in next for DC Comics with their film franchises: a Wonder Woman...

Gina Carano, Wonder Woman. Time to Face the Lasso of Truth.

3rd October 2013 -

 News

Wonder Woman isn’t just the most iconic female super hero in comic-book land, she’s one of the most iconic super heroes full stop. So in this golden age of comic-book films and super hero movies,...

Is Henry Cavill Dating Kaley Cuoco? What Happened To Gina Carano?

1st July 2013 -

 News

Henry Cavill has been dating Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco, according to US Weekly. Apparently, the Superman: Man of Steel star split up from Gina Carano in May of this year. However other reports...

Fast & Furious 6

17th May 2013 -

 Movie Review

The most impressive thing about the sixth entry into this noisy franchise is that it's both more preposterous and more self-important than ever before. Which is no mean feat. The cast and crew clearly went...

Fast & Furious 6

29th April 2013 -

 Video

Dom, Brian and Mia may be living it up with $100 million dollars in their back pockets, but living the fast life hasn't been entirely beneficial as a hole in the lives has been left...

Fast & Furious 6

4th February 2013 -

 Video

Dominic, Brian and Mia maybe $100 million richer following their daring heist at the expense of crime lord Hernan Reyes in Rio de Janeiro, but their lives have been left somewhat ruptured by the fact...

'Man Of Steel''s Henry Cavill Dating Gina Carano

11th January 2013 -

 News

'Man of Steel' star Henry Cavill has begun dating Gina Carano of 'Haywire'. The couple were seen walking arm-in-arm on Thursday 10th January (2013) out of the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards in California,...

Haywire

14th September 2011 -

 Video

Mallory Kane is a highly trained freelance covert operative who works for the American Government in some of the most dangerous corners of the world. One day, she gets an assignment which is described to...

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