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Date Of BirthOctober 19, 1978
FactNominated for "Best Ensemble" at the 2013 NAACP Theater Awards for a play she and 6 other actresses helped write and star in called "The Cell Block 7" where she portrayed a male-to-female transgender.


Who is Gabrielle Dennis?

Gabrielle Dennis is an American actress, singer, comedian, and television host, who is best known for her role in the cable TV series “The Game”, “The Underground”, and “Blue Mountain State”.

Gabrielle Dennis Age, Early Life, Family, and Education Background

Gabriella was born under the Libra Zodiac sign on 19 October 1978, in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA making her 41 years old in October 2019. An American by nationality and of mixed ethnicity, Gabriella was raised in Cincinnati – she hasn’t disclosed the names of her parents and their professions. It’s also not known whether she has any siblings, and if so who they are.

Regarding her education, Gabriella studied at Creative and Performing Arts School from her fourth to her 10th grade. She began demonstrating her acting skills in high school, and apparently oozed joy and expertise in almost all her shows.

After matriculating from high school, Gabrielle joined Howard University from where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts. While in college, she took part in various college plays, co-hosted the “Teens Summit Talk” show on BET, and founded “Cincinnati Youth Times”, her own show in which she played an exotic host.

Gabriella Dennis Professional Career and Rise to Stardom

Gabriella actually started her profession in 1990 when she was only 12 years old. Her acting debut was when she appeared landed the role of Olivia Newton-John in the “A Mom for Christmas” movie. Her next role was in “A Range in Harlem” which starred Gregory Hines, Forest Whitaker and Robin Given. These were merely small roles that didn’t make Gabrielle a household name.

Between 1998 and 2000, Gabrielle was a co-host on the BET’s teenage talk show, “Teen Summit”, however, she became popular as an actress in 2004 after appearing in several video projects. Two years later, Gabrielle was cast as a comedian on” The Underground”, a Damon Wayans’ sketch show.

ROSEWOOD: Gabrielle Dennis in the "Fairy Tales & Frozen Truths" episode of ROSEWOOD airing Friday, March 31 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2017 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Ray Mickshaw/FOX

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In 2008, she appeared in “The Game” a CW show as Janay, a cute girl who is friends with Malik Wright and also Derwin Davis’ girlfriend, with which role came fame and recognition for Gabrielle; once the show came to an end, its fans went on campaigns to have it brought back. When that happened, Gabrielle got to play her role in two more of its seasons.

Concurrently Gabrielle landed roles in “Bring It On: Fight to the Finish” film, and the Spike Television show “Blue Mountain State” playing the role of Denise Roy, Craig Shilo’s girlfriend, and although her character was removed from the show shortly afterwards, both these appearances boosted her career.

Gabrielle also made guest appearances in various shows such as “Baby Daddy”, “Franklin & Bash”, “Bones”, and “Justified”, then in 2015, she landed the role of Pippy who is a toxicology expert and Beaumont Rosewood’s lesbian sister, in the TV series “Rosewood”, appearing in 44 episodes through 2017.

In 2018, Gabrielle featured in “Luke Cage”, a miniseries as well as the reality cooking show, “Hell’s Kitchen”.

Gabrielle has appeared in over 40 projects during her career. Some of her best works include “Bring It On: Fight to the Finish”, “Politics of Love”, “The Marc Pease Experience”, “A Super Secret”, “Holly’s Holiday”, and “He’s Mine Not Yours” among many others.

Gabrielle Dennis

Apart from acting, Gabrielle is also a trained dancer, who has managed to turn the dancing phase and made a huge transformation within herself and the dancing trend.

Gabrielle Dennis Personal Life, Marriage, and Children

For most celebrities, their love lives are a hot topic. They are often associated with controversies, divorces, and in the case of the lucky ones, blissful marriages. However, this is not the case with Gabriella. When it comes to her dating life, Gabrielle tends to be extremely secretive.

You’ll not find any information online regarding her relationships, who her current boyfriend is, and whether she is married. There have not been any dating scandals related to her, and it’s not known whether she has ever been married or who her former boyfriends are.

Not unusually, she was once rumored to be a lesbian, after depicting a lesbian character in “Insecure”, an HBO series. However, she states that she is a family woman. As far as it’s known, Gabrielle does not have any children.

Despite her keeping mum about her personal life, Gabrielle is very active on social media, especially on Instagram and Twitter. Her Twitter account has almost 25,000 followers, making her a popular public figure.

When Gabrielle is not working on set, she focuses her attention on women-related affairs. To accomplish this, she works with organizations that fight for women rights. She has also made appearances on talk shows that dwell on women issues and rights both nationally and internationally. According to her, women need to be strong for any difficult situations that they might face in their lives.

Gabrielle’s hobbies include dancing, writing songs, and singing, just some of the things she loves doing during her free time.

Gabrielle Dennis Body Measurements and Features

Gabrielle is of average height standing at 5ft 4ins (168cm), is reputed to weigh 126lbs (57kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-26-34 inches. She has both black eyes and hair.

Gabrielle Dennis Net Worth

Gabrielle has had a very fruitful acting career which has, in turn, earned her considerable wealth. Although she has not disclosed how much income she earns annually – which varies according to commitments – reputable sources estimate Gabrielle Dennis’ net worth to be not less than $2 million. With such a handsome amount of wealth, Gabrielle could lead an extravagant life.

General Info

Full NameGabrielle Dennis
Date Of BirthOctober 19, 1978
ProfessionPresenter, Film producer, Actor
EducationHoward University
NationalityAmerican

Accomplishments

MoviesMy First Love, Call Me King, Black Coffee, What Would You Do for Love, Politics of Love, Janky Promoters, The Marc Pease Experience, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish, Timer, Drifter, The Wickeds
TV ShowsThe Game, Blue Mountain State, The Underground, Teen Summit

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Nominated for "Best Ensemble" at the 2013 NAACP Theater Awards for a play she and 6 other actresses helped write and star in called "The Cell Block 7" where she portrayed a male-to-female transgender.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Name Is Earl2008TV SeriesSassy Black
Wizards of Waverly Place2008TV SeriesCandace
After School2008Robert's wife
Learning How to Speak2008ShortStudent
Drifter2008/IIMiranda
Untitled Kanye West HBO Project2008TV MovieOpportunistic Girl
Campus Ladies2007TV SeriesLena
Three Strikes2006TV MovieJimmy's Girl
The Underground2006TV SeriesVarious
Let's Talk2006ShortKhalil's Wife
Ballin2005TV SeriesHost
The Wickeds2005VideoKate (as Gabrielle' Dennis)
He Can Get It2004VideoKyra
The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science2004TV Series documentaryGirlfriend
99.2: A SpyQuest Adventure1994Video GameGang Member
A Mom for Christmas1990TV MovieChristmas Box
Rosewood2015-2017TV SeriesPippy Rosewood
Born Again Virgin2016TV Series
Call Me King2016Leena
Bones2015TV SeriesAlana Jackson
My First Love2015VideoCarmen
A Super Secret2014Short
The Fright Night Files2014TV MovieSerena
Baby Daddy2014TV SeriesValerie Banks
Justified2014TV SeriesGloria
Black Coffee2014Morgan
Reporting Live2013Guidance Counselor
What Would You Do for Love2013TV MoviePaula
What Would Dylan Do?2013TV MovieCherise
Holly's Holiday2012TV MovieDeena
Franklin & Bash2012TV SeriesNicole Toomin
Back Then2012Bobby Jo
The Game2008-2012TV SeriesJanay
He's Mine Not Yours2011Brooke
Politics of Love2011Chelsea
Blue Mountain State2010TV SeriesDenise Roy
Southland2010TV SeriesMichelle Hill
Untitled Burr and Hart Project2010TV MovieTina
The Janky Promoters2009Female Fan
The Marc Pease Experience2009Tracey
Bring It On: Fight to the Finish2009VideoTreyvonetta
Slinging Mud2009ShortGuidance Counselor
TiMER2009Girlfriend

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Call Me King2016co-producer
My First Love2015Video executive producer
A Super Secret2014Short producer
Slinging Mud2009Short assistant producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Super Secret2014Short

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Super Secret2014Short writer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Super Secret2014Short

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Super Secret2014Short

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Marc Pease Experience2009performer: "September", "Gypsys, tramps and thieves", "What would I do if I could feel", "Rich Girl"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tia Mowry at Home2017TV SeriesHerself
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The 365Black Awards2016TV MovieHerself - Presenter
Noches con Platanito2016TV SeriesHerself
Chasing LA2014TV SeriesHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!2008-2009TV Series documentaryHerself - Lie Detector Test Subject / Mock Trainer's Assistant
Straight from the Horses Mouth2009VideoHerself
Cut'n It Up: Chicago2008VideoHerself
Minding the Store2005TV SeriesHerself - Stand-Up Comic
Teen Summit1989TV SeriesHostess (1998-2000)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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