Garcelle Beauvais, Age, Height, Family, Career, Bio
Garcelle Beauvais is an Actress, Producer and an Author. She has done movies and TV series like The Jamie Foxx Show, Miracle Workers, Survival of the Thickest, The Prince, Caught in His Web, Black Girl Missing, Siren, Middle School Moglus, Tell Me a Story, The Arrangement, Power, The Magicians, Siren, Chicago Med, A Girl Like Grace, Back to School Mom, The Mentalist, Arrested Development, Flight, Eyes to See, Human Target, Crash, Miami Vice, The Cosby Show, Coming to America, Dream On, Where I Live, Dead at 21, Models Inc., Family Matters, Titans, Bad Company, Luther Vandross: Dance with My Father, NYPD Blue, CSI: Miami, Eyes, The Cure, and Women in Trouble. Apart from these, Garcelle Beauvais has done many more movies and TV shows.
Garcelle Beauvais first appeared in a TV series named Miami Vice in the year 1984. Her debut movie was Manhunter (year 1986).
Garcelle Beauvais was born on 26th of November 1966 and her place of birth is Saint Marc, Haiti. The current age of Garcelle is 56 years and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. The names of her parents are Alex Jean Pierre and Marie-Claire Beauvais. Her father used to be a lawyer and her mother was a nurse. Garcelle Beauvais has 6 elder siblings. Her parents separated when she was around 3 years old and eventually, her mother shifted with the kids to Peabody, Massachusetts. Garcelle Beauvais is a catholic.
The alternative name of Garcelle Beauvais is Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon.
At the age of 7 years, Garcelle Beauvais immigrated to the United States with her sisters and mother. Garcelle Beauvais has studied at an elementary school in Peabody, Massachusetts and then she went to North Miami Beach Senior High School.
Initially, Garcelle used to speak Creole and French, but eventually, she learned English language by watching Sesame Street on television.
Garcelle Beauvais started modeling at the age of 17 years and then she transitioned into the field of acting. Garcelle has done modeling assignment with Ford Agency.
She married Daniel Saunders in the year 1991 and they got divorced in the year 2000. Then she married Michael Nilon (also known as Mike Nilon) in the year 2001 and they got divorced in the year 2011. She has 3 sons and their names are Jaid Thomas Nilon (from second marriage), Jax Joseph Nilon (from second marriage) and Oliver Saunders (from first marriage). Her son Oliver was born in 1991 and her sons Jax and Jaid are twins and they were born in 2007.
The name of her grandchild is Oliver Saunders Jr.
Careers and success
Some of the special roles of Garcelle Beauvais can be seen in A Girl like Grace, Flight and Spider-Man: Homecoming. She has one upcoming project and its name is The Other Black Girl.
Apart from being an actress, Garcelle Beauvais is a producer. She is the executive producer of Black Girl Missing, Lalo’s House, Going to Bed with Garcelle Podcast, and Cooking with Critters. She is the producer of And Then There Was You and Resilient Hearts.
In the year 2023, Garcelle Beauvais got nominated for the Best Reality On-Screen Team Award for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and she also got nominated for Outstanding TV Movie/Limited Series Award for Black Girl Missing.
Till date, Garcelle Beauvais has appeared on the cover page of 4 magazines.
Garcelle Beauvais has appeared in a lot of music videos, print ads, and commercials. She did various modeling assignments in the past and has walked the runway for popular brands and designers.
Garcelle has excellent comedy timing and dramatic ability. She has been a guest star in films and TV shows and loves hosting reality series.
She has written a children’s book series by the name “I AM” and her memoir is titled as “Love Me As I Am”.
Garcelle Beauvais started a children’s jewelry line in the year 2008 and it is known by the name Petit Bijou. She launched “Garcelle at Home” a home collection, in the year 2022. This collection gets its inspiration from her Haitian heritage and has items like pillows, lamps, comforter sets, doormats, etc.
Garcelle Beauvais gained a lot of popularity for playing Francesca on The Jamie Foxx Show.
Garcelle Beauvais’ height is 5 “8” and currently, she lives in Los Angeles.
In the year 2014, she was among the most beautiful 50 celebrities’ list of People Magazine.
Garcelle Beauvais is the supporter of Step Up Women’s Network. It is a national level non-profit entity that believes in the empowerment of women. The organization makes sure that girls can be strong and independent, thereby reaching their full potential. She also supports various other noble causes and charitable works.
Garcelle Beauvais is fluent in French language and her ancestry is French. Garcelle and Jamie Foxx are best friends.
Her first ex husband Daniel is a producer and her second ex husband used to be a talent agent at Creative Artists Agency. Garcelle Beauvais accused Nilon of infidelity and therefore, she filed for divorce in the year 2010.
Garcelle Beauvais is active on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. She has 1.3 million followers on Instagram and 2 million followers on Facebook. Her Instagram account mentions that she is a mom, actor, TV host, author, producer, humanitarian and a proud Haitian.
Garcelle once thought of becoming a journalist but her destiny lead her to the modeling and film industry.
Garcelle Beauvais was a member of The Groundlings Theatre and School.
Garcelle Beauvais, Age, Height, Family, Career, Bio