Erica Gimpel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 09 Jan, 2022
Facts of Erica Gimpel
Date of Birth: 1964 , June-25
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Erica Gimpel
Birth Name Erica Fawn Gimpel
Father Joseph Gimpel
Mother Phyllis Bash
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress, Singer, Dancer
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Fame, Profiler
Education New York's High School of Performing Arts
Online Presence Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn
Movies Smoke, Veronika Decides to Die, Blue Eyes, Sylvie's Love
TV Show Fame, Touched by an Angel, Profiler, ER, God Friended Me
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Erica Gimpel is a Manhattan-born American actress, dancer, and singer. She is famous for playing Coco Hernandez in Fame, Doreen Cole in Smoke, and Trish in God Friended Me.

What Is Erica Gimpel's Age?

Erica Gimpel was born Erica Fawn Gimpel on June 25, 1964, in New York City, New York, the United States. As of 2021, she is 57 years old and he stands at the height of 5 feet 8-inch or 174 cm tall. 

Her father, Joseph Gimpel is a short story writer and her mother, Phyllis Bash is an actress and singer. By nationality, she is and American and she belongs to the white ethnicity. 

CAPTION: Erica and her mother, Phyllis Bash SOURCE: Instagram @theericagimpel

Talking about her education, Gimpel graduated from New York's High School of Performing Arts in 1982. 

Career Insight: Her Movies & TV Shows

Erica started her career in the entertainment industry in 1982. She made her debut from the television series Fame. From 1982 to 1987, she earned a massive popularity for portraying the role of Coco Hernandez in the show alongside Debbie Allen, Olivia Barash, and Jesse Borrego.

Additionally, she also appeared in other television shows like Touched by an Angel, Profiler,  ER, JAG,  The Division, Veronica Mars, Criminal Minds, Boston Legal, The Young and the Restless, Rizzoli & Isles, The Catch,  Murder in the First, Shut Eye, Chicago Med, and NCIS New Orleans.

CAPTION: Fame actress Erica Gimpel SOURCE: Instagram @theericagimpel

In 1995, Gimpel grabbed the limelight as Doreen Cole in the independent film Smoke. The hit movie starring William HurtHarvey Keitel, Stockard Channing, Harold Perrineau Jr., and Forest Whitaker, earned $38 million at the box office under the budget of $7 million.

Moreover, her other notable acting credits includeKing of New York, Touch Me, No Such Thing, Freaky Friday, The List, Veronika Decides to Die, Blue Eyes, and Sylvie's Love. Between 2018 to 2020, she played the role of Trisha on the CBS TV series God Friended Me alongside Brandon Micheal HallViolett Beane, and Javicia Leslie.

How Rich Is Erica Gimpel In 2022?

The 45 year old so far has 78 acting credits under her name according to IMDb. In January 2022, Erica Gimpel is believed to have an estimated net worth of $2 million. However, she herself has not revealed her exact fortune.

In the United States, the average salary of an actor is $40,860 per year. On the other hand, the professional dance receives between 426,000 to $70,000, whereas, the singer gains $48551 annually in America.

Is She Married? What Is Her Husband Name?

Profiler actress prefers to keepher private life away from the media attention. She seems single at the moment; no report on her partner, boyfriend, and husband ever came up.

In the last season of God Friended Me, Erica who was playing the role of Trish was married to her reel husband Aethur which was portrayed by Joe Morton. She shares a good bond with her on and off screen. 

CAPTION: 'God Friended Me' actress Gimpel with her on-screen husband Joe Morton SOURCE: Instagram @theericagimpel

Not only him, Gimpel shares amazing bond with her other co-actors as well. As of 2022, she is available on Facebook with 3,192 followers and on LinkedIn with over 500 connections. Likewise, she is also active on Instagram with 5,162 followers.

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