Gina Belafonte Biography
|Date of Birth:||1961 , September-8|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Gina Belafonte|
|Birth Place/City||New York City, New York|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Married to||Gina Belafonte|
|Education||State University of New York|
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.
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 Chiklis, Theresa Saldana, Geoffrey 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.
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.