Gina Torres’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: Film and TelevisionAge: 50Birth Place: Manhattan, New YorkHeight: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)Marital Status: Married to Laurence FishburneNationality: United StatesDate of Birth: April 25, 1969Ethnicity: CubaOccupation: Film and Television ActressEducation: Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing ArtsChildren: Delilah

American television and film actress Gina Torres has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She is noted for her appearances in several television series such as Hercules: The Legendary Journey as Nebula, Xena: Warrior Princess as Cleopatra, the short-lived Cleopatra 2525, Alias as Anna Espinosa, Firefly as the series regular Zoe Washburne, Angel as Jasmine and 24 as Julia Miliken. She also appeared in The Matrix sequels in a supporting role, as well as The Shield. She was also the star of the independent film South of Pico.

Torres was born on April 25, 1969 in Manhattan, New York. A mezzo-soprano, she began singing at a young age. She attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, where she studied opera and jazz. Upon graduation, she was accepted to several colleges, but could not afford to attend. Instead, she chose to pursue her dream of becoming a performer.

Gina Torres started appearing in guest roles and recurring roles in several television series during the 90s such as Law & Order, NYPD Blue, One Life to Live, Profiler and Xena: Warrior Princess. Her film appearances also included Bed of Roses and Substance of Fire.

Torres gained a widespread cult following for her work in the television series Cleopatra, which earned her the ALMA Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Syndicated Drama Series, as well as Firefly. Other projects included Eli Stone, The Unit and Castle. Currently, she appears as Jessica Pearson in the USA Network show Suits.