Gail Buckley Biography
|Date of Birth:||1937 , December-21|
|Age:||81 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Father||Louis Jordan Jones|
|Birth Place/City||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Weight in KG||56|
|Married to||Kevin Buckley|
|Books||The Hornes; An American Family, American Patriots and The Black Calhouns|
Professionally Gail Buckley is an author, journalist as well as a historian but is also famous as the daughter of Hollywood’s first black star, Lena Home. She grew up in the privileged black middle-class family and later on made her way to wealth and fame with lots of struggle.
Early Life, Wiki-Bio, and Education
Gail Buckley was born Gail Horne Jones on December 21, 1937, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to parents Lena Horne (mother) and Louis Jordan Jones (father). She grew up with her late sibling-brother, Terry Jones, who died at the age of 20.
Her mother, who was the first Black superstar passed away in 2010. Buckley's great grandfather, Edwin Home was a founder and also a leader of the United Color Democracy.
Career, Books, And Writing Career
Gail Buckley is a famous author who published her first book The Hornes; An American Family in 1986. Her book is about her family as well as of the black middle families.
After 14 years of her first published book, she released her second book, American Patriots. In the book, she has mentioned the story of black men and women who contributed in American military despite facing lots of racism.
In 2016, she officiated her third book, The Black Calhouns, where she has shared the events of her family from the civil wars and civil rights.
Currently, hs is serving as a writer for the Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Vogue and New York Time. Apart from writing, she has also narrated an African American documentary.
Net Worth, House, And Salary
Gail Buckley has accumulated a net worth of around $3 million. She must have received her salary more than $49,439 as it is the average salary of a writer in the USA.
She sold $1.1 million worth New York apartment in 2014 following the death of her mother. She also sold another apartment for $825,000 in the year 2018.
Personal Life; Married, Divorce, And Children
The 81 years old, Gail Buckley has married twice. Firstly she exchanged the wedding vows with her ex-husband, Sidney Lumet on November 23, 1963.
Together the couple shared two kids: Amy Lumet (born in 1964) and Jenny Lumet (born in 1967). After fifteen years of marriage, the couple divorced in 1978.
Following the first divorce, she married her partner Kevin Buckley on October 1, 1983. Her current husband is an editor.
Age, Body Measurements, And Other Facts
- Age: Gail Buckley is 81 years old as of 2019.
- Birth Sign: Sagittarius
- Height: She has a tall height of 5 feet 5 inches.
- Weight: Her body weight is around 56kg.
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Afro-American