Gina Belafonte Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Sep, 2019
Facts of Gina Belafonte
Date of Birth: 1961 , September-8
Age: 60 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Gina Belafonte
Birth Name Gina Belafonte
Father Harry Belafonte
Mother Julie Robinson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1 Million
Married to Gina Belafonte
Children 1
Education State University of New York
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Gina Belafonte is an American actress best known for her roles in The Commish (1991),  Operation Splitsville (1998), and BlacKkKlansman (2018).

She has been married to an actor, Scott McCray, who has appeared in a 2012 short film, Invasion of the Money Snatchers.

Born in New York, Raised With Two Siblings

Gina Belafonte was born on September 8, 1961, in New York City, New York, the United States of America, to parents Harry Belafonte and Julie Robinson.

Her father was a singer while her mother was an actress who appeared on the 1972 action drama film, Buck and the Preacher. Her dad Harry is one of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars in history.

CAPTION: Gina Belafonte Family: Parents Harry Belafonte and Julie Robinson, and her siblings SOURCE: Pinterest

Her mom is of Russian Jewish ancestry while her dad is of Jamaican, Irish-Scottish and Sephardi Jewish descent. She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Belafonte was raised along with her two siblings, sister Shari Belafonte, who is an actress, and David Belafonte, who is an actor. She is the sister-in-law of General Hospital actor Sam Behrens.

Gina Belafonte has studied at the State University of New York at Purchase from where she completed her graduation.

Film and Television Career

Following her graduation from the  State University of New York, Gina Belafonte started her career by appearing on numerous commercials. She was 14 years old at the time.

She started her career with minor roles in films and television shows and later in 1991, she got a big role in the ABC hit comedy-drama series, The Commish. She appeared in the series alongside Michael ChiklisTheresa SaldanaGeoffrey Nauffts and Melinda McGraw, until January 1996.

Two years after leaving The Commish, Belafonte played the role of Bernice on the comedy film, Operation Splitsville, alongside Maurice Benard, Christopher Lambert and David Berry.

Most recently, Belafonte appeared on the 2018 crime drama film, BlacKkKlansman, starring John David WashingtonAdam DriverTopher Grace and Laura Harrier.

Estimated Net Worth of $1 Million

Being a successful and renowned actor of Hollywood, Gina Belafonte has earned a substantial amount of money from her film and television appearances.

Multiple sources have reported that Belafonte has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Her 2018 film, BlacKkKlansman, was made under the budget of $15 million and the movie had a box office collection of $93.3 million.

Shares A Son With Husband Scott McCray

As we mentioned earlier, Gina Belafonte is a married woman. The 58-year-old Commish actor has been married to her loving husband Scott McCray, an actor best known for his role in a short film, Invasion of the Money Snatchers.

The actress has not disclosed her and her husband's wedding date but the couple certainly is living a happy married life together. They share an adorable son together.