Acting is a broad industry that has recently been able to accommodate so many actors and actresses both young and old. And just like any other career, if one is not careful, you will find yourself loosing track and relevance and especially if you are among the old generation. Gina Torres has however been able to keep up with the pace. Below is Gina Torres net worth in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Gina Torres was born on 25th April 1969 in Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital (Manhattan). Gina is the youngest of three children. At the time of her birth, Gina’s family was living in Washington Heights before they moved to The Bronx. Gina’s mom is known as Rebecca and her dad is known as Richard and they are both of multiracial Cuban descent. Torres’ dad worked as a typesetter for The New York Daily News and the La Prensa.
Gina attended Fiorello H. Laguardia High School (of Music, Art and Performing Arts) located in New York City. Torres speaks Spanish and is mezzo-soprano. During her school studies, she also trained in jazz and opera and performed severally in a church choir. After graduating from High School, she applied in several colleges and was accepted but the fee was too high so she couldn’t afford to attend. For that reason, she decided to pursue her performing career.
Gina Torres got engaged to Laurence Fishburne in February 2001 and they later got married on 22nd September 2002. Their wedding was held in at the Cloisters Museum (New York City). The couple has one child named Delilah who was born in 2007. She is also a step mother to Langston born in 1987) and Montana (born in 1991). The two were happily married until September 2017 when Gina announced their separation.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Gina Torres starting her acting career in early 90s and has appeared in very many films and television series since then. Some of the films she has been part of include; Soccer Moms, Justice League Unlimited, Matrix Online, Serenity, Standoff, Crisis Negotiation Unit, Castle and Suits among many others.
Gina has received a number of awards and nominations for different parts she has played in the many films and television series she has appeared in. Some of the awards and nominations received include; ALMA Award (Outstanding Lead Actress in 2001), Golden State Award by International Press Academy (Best Performance – nominated in 2004) among others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Gina Torres net worth is estimated to be at $6.5 million. Gina’s major source of income is from her acting career. This is because, although she has tried out several other things, she has invested much of her time and energy in acting as not only a career but also a hobby.
Gina Torres has been in the acting career for more than two decades now and is still pushing through. Although there are so many other actors and actresses who have come up, she is still holding her flag up high because she loves what she does and is always looking for new opportunities to improve her career.