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Garcelle Beauvais

Garcelle Beauvais is a prominent American actress, reality TV personality, and former model. Garcelle Beauvais is known for her portrayal of Francesca Monroe on the television sitcom, ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’, and Valerie Heywood on the crime drama, ‘NYPD Blue.

Early Life and Childhood

Garcelle Beauvais was born on 26th November 1966 which makes her 56 years old as of 2022. She was born birth by her parents Marie-Claire Beauvais(mother) and Axel Jean Pierre (father) in Saint-Marc, Haiti.

Talking about her parent’s profession, her mother was a nurse whereas her father was a lawyer.

As a child, she faced many difficulties including her parent’s divorce. With her mother and six elder siblings, she moved to the United States with her mother at age seven. The family got settled in Peabody, Massachusetts.

Similarly, she only knew how to speak Creole and French. She had learned English by watching ‘Sesame Street’. Moreover, she holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is Afro-Haitian.

Moving toward her educational background, she attended Peabody Veteran’s Memorial High School until she was 16 years old. Then, she went to Miami to become a model, and a year after that, she moved to New York City.

Garcelle Beauvais – Relationship Status

Reflecting on Simone Garcia Johnson’s relationship status, she is probably single. Even though she has a lot of admirers it wouldn’t be a surprise to know that she

would always have admirers in her growing phase. So, she would eventually have a boyfriend and be in a romantic relationship shortly.

Previously, Garcelle Beauvais had dated Michael Elliott but just after two months of making their relationship public, they have now broken up.

Michael Elliott is prominent for writing the films Like Mike, Brown Sugar, and Just Wright, as well as Carmen: A Hip Hopera. Before this, she had even married twice in her life.

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Caption: Garcelle Beauvais with her ex-husband, Michael Nilon, and twins (Source: lunionsuite)

Likewise, her first marriage was to the producer, Daniel Saunders. The pair had shared their vow in the year 1991 by divorcing around 9 years later, in 2000.

The pair has an adorable son named Oliver Saunders. Then, her second marriage was to a talented agent, Michael Nilon. The romantic couple exchanged wedding rings on 12 May 2001

. At the age of 40, she gave birth to two adorable twins, sons Jax Joseph Nilon and Jaid Thomas Nilon on October 18, 2007.

Garcelle Beauvais – Body Measurements

The bachelorette model stands at a height of around 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 60 kg. Similarly, Garcelle Beauvais’s body measures for breasts, waist, and hips are 34-25-35 inches respectively.

She has a beautiful hair color black with a pair of dark brown color eyes.

Career and Professional Life

The prominent actress started her career age of 17. Garcelle Beauvais had launched a decade-long modeling career that took her around the world.

She had even modeled in print ads for Mary Kay, Avon, and Clairol and she appeared in catalogs for Neiman Marcus, Lerner New York Clothing Line, and Nordstrom.

Similarly, her modeling career gave way to her storied acting career when she booked her first gig on Models, Inc.

She had featured as the love interest of the main character, Jamie King in ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’ from 1996-2001. She had even been portrayed in NYPD Blue, Wild Wild West,  Coming to America, and Spider-Man: Homecoming.

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Caption: Garcelle Beauvais featuring on the cover page of a magazine (Source: Instagram)

As of now, she is portraying Dennis Quaid’s love interest in Netflix’s ‘Merry Happy Whatever’ and also appearing in the psychological TV thriller, ‘Tell Me a Story.

She had even announced the cast of the reality TV series, ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for its 10th season in the year 2019.

Before this, she was even a businesswoman and author. In the year 2008, she launched her own children’s jewelry line called Petit Bijou and published a children’s book titled I Am Mixed in 2013.

Garcelle Beauvais – Net Worth 2023

Kelly Blatz is a famous actress who earns a handsome amount of money. She earns much which could fulfill his as well as her family’s needs.

Similarly, as of 2023, she estimated her net worth to be around $8 million.

Social Media

She is active on social media including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. On Instagram, she has gained more than 690k followers under the user name @garcelle.

And on Twitter, she has gained more than 108.9k followers under the username @GarcelleB. On Facebook, she has gained more than 1.6 million followers under the username @Garcelle-Beauvais.