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Biography of Gracelle BEAUVAIS


Born on 26/11/1966 (format : day/month/year)

Biography :

Garcelle Beauvais born November 26, 1966 is an American ex model  and  actress of Haitian origin.

Her parents are Maria Claire and Axel and she has six older siblings. Their parents divorced and she went with her mother to Massachusetts. She attended classes at a boarding school and when she was 16 she moved again, this time to Miami. After only one year she went to New York because she wanted to be a fashion model and an actress. She signed a contract with Ford Models Agency. She appeared in commercials for Avon, Mary Kay Cosmetics and Clairol, in catalogues for Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, in Essence and Ebony magazine. Two big names in the fashion industry for whom she modeled for are Calvin Klein and Isaac Mizrahi.

In 2001 she married Mike Nilon, they have twin sons Jax Joseph and Jaid Thomas. They were born on October 8, 2007, after a five-year struggle with infertility. Before that she had been married to Daniel Saunders and they have one son, Oliver, born in 1992.

In April 2010, the actress , 43, sent out an angry e-mail to her husband's colleagues at Creative Artists Agency, where he works as an agent, comparing him to Tiger Woods and Jesse James.

"I found out today that MY husband of almost 9 yrs has been having an affair for 5 yrs with some slut in Chicago. I am devastated!!! And I have been duped!! Our boys don't deserve this!" the actress wrote, the New York Post reported.

Last update : 03/21/2011

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