Gina Torres Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Aug, 2018
Facts of Gina Torres
Date of Birth: 1969 , April-25
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Gina Torres
Birth Name Gina Torres
Father Richard Torres
Mother Rebecca Torres
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Manhattan, New York City
Ethnicity Cuban descent
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 5 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Black
Weight in KG 55 KG
Famous for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, the short-lived Cleopatra 2525, Alias, Firefly, Angel, 24, Suits, The Shield, and Westworld
Married Yes
Married to Laurence Fishburne (m. 2002)
Children Delilah Fishburne
Divorce Laurence Fishburne
Education Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts
Movies Five Fingers
TV Show Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, the short-lived Cleopatra 2525, Alias, Firefly, Angel, 24, Suits, The Shield, and Westworld
Siblings 3
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One of the talented actresses of Hollywood, Gina Torres worked in several movies and TV series. Particularly, she is famous for some TV series like Hercules: The Legendary JourneysXena: Warrior Princess, and Alias among others. She made her Hollywood debut in 1992 in a TV series, Unnatural Pursuits.

Regarding her personal life, she was married to actor, Laurence Fishburne with whom she shares a child. But the relationship did not last long and got divorced in 2017.

Early Life And Education Of Gina Torres

Gina Torres was born in the year 1969 on the 25th of April in Manhattan in New York City in the United States of America under the birth sign Taurus. She belongs to the ethnicity of Cuban descent and as far as her nationality is concerned, she is American.

Her parents, Richard Torres and Rebecca Torres raised her with her three siblings. Her father, Richard worked as a typesetter for LA Prensa and The New York Daily News. Moreover, she is a mezzo-soprano who started singing from the very early age.

Regarding her academics, Torres went to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and her journey started here. She then trained in opera and jazz. 

Gina Torres' Career - Movies And TV Series

Gina Torres made her acting debut as Siken in an episode of TV series, Unnatural Pursuits.  After appearing in several TV series in the minor role, she made her silver screen debut in the year 1996 she played the role of Francine in a movie called Bed of Roses starring Christian Slater, and Pamela Segall.

Moreover, Torres played the role of Maitre D' in a movie called The Substance of Fire in the year 1996. In the year 2003, she appeared as Cas in a very popular movie called The Matrix Reloaded and her amazing work won millions of hearts all over the world. The same year she also played the same role for another series of Matrix called The Matrix Revolutions. She played the role of Diana in a movie called Don’t Let Me Drown in the year 2009 and her work impressed everyone. Other movies and TV shows to her credits till now are South of Pico, One Life to Live, Law & Order and The Underworld.


She worked in numbers of movies and TV series, particularly, famous for her roles in the TV series like Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Journeys, Alias, Firefly, and Westworld among others. As of 2018, she is working on Final Space and Second City.

Till date, she has played some amazing roles in TV shows and movies and this has made her the superstar she is today.

Gina Torres' Net Worth

Gina Torres has been wonderful in her career and this has given her great earnings and a wonderful net worth. According to The Richest, she has a great net worth of 1 million dollars and this proves how successful she has been in her career. Whereas, as per Celebrity Net Worth, her net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Furthermore, Torres worked on several movies that made an impressive collection at the box office. Here is the list of her hit movies:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
The Matrix Reloaded (2003) $127- $150 million $742.1 million 7.2 Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, and Carrie-Anne Moss.
The Matrix Revolutions (2003) $110 million $427.3 million 6.7 Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Laurence Fishburne.

According to some online sources, a TV star made an average salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million. Besides, she owns a house in Manhattan, New York City. She also bought a house back in 2014 worth $1.2 million. Similarly, she has a Range Rover costs $36,350 and a Jugar worth $53,375 to $100k.

Torres is also involved in several charity works. She helps to raise funds for GoFund Me. 

Gina Torres' Personal Life

Gina Torres is a divorcee. Previously, she married her boyfriend turned husband Laurence Fishburne, an American actor, and producer.  The couple dated for months before the couple decided to convert their alleged affair into a marital relationship. The couple was engaged in the year 2001 and they married on 22nd September 2002 in The Cloisters museum in New York City.

CAPTION: Gina Torres with her ex-husband, Laurence Fishburne. SOURCE: Dodoodad

The former husband and wife share a child, a daughter Deliah Fishburne who was born in 2007. Moreover, she was also the stepmother of her husband's two children, a son Langston (1987) and a daughter Montana (1991) from his first marriage to Hajna O. Moss. After living together for years, they announced their separation in September 2017. 

CAPTION: Gina Torres with her ex-husband, Laurence Fishburne, and child. SOURCE: Dodoodad

Moreover, Torres was spotted kissing with Kevin Wright in Utah during a lunch date in Studio City just before announcing their divorce.

Gina Torres' Body Measurement 

  • Height = Gina Torres stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. 
  • Weight = Torres weighs 60kg.
  • Body Measurement = She has a good physique with the body measurement of 34-25-35 inches.
  • Age = As of 2018, her age is 49.

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