Know About Gina Carano; Husband, Age, Deadpool, Net Worth, Height, MMA

Published Date: 29 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 11 Dec, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Gina Carano, age 37, had a career transition from an MMA fighter to a professional actor. From the two different careers, she was involved with some men who are still known from the mixed martial art and acting profession.

American actress and former MMA fighter Gina Carano is best known for her role as Amy Dust in the 2016 American superhero film, Deadpool. Before a proper acting career, she invested three years of her career as an MMA fighter.

Gina Carano Bio & Family

The TV personality was born as Gina Joy Carano on 16 April 1982 in Dallas, Texas, to parents, Glenn Carano and Dana Cason. Her father Glenn is a former NFL quarterback who played for Dallas Cowboys for seven seasons. He is 64 years of age, born on 18 November 1955 in San Pedro, California. Her parents have already parted ways, and most of her childhood, she was raised by her mother as a single parent. Apart from them, she has an older and younger sister.

Gina went to Trinity Christian High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, to complete her graduation. She then attended the University of Nevada, Reno for a year and then the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for three years, majoring in psychology. The actress stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall and weighs around 65 kg.

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Career & Net Worth

The 37-year-old has a net worth of $8 million, and her career started in the field of Muay Thai. She sought inspiration from her then-boyfriend, Kevin Ross, a pro-Muay Thai fighter, to get involved in the professional fighting. Likewise, her tenure as an MMA fighter was from 2006 until 2009. She took a fight with Elaina Maxwell at Strikeforce: Triple Threat on 8 December 2006 and won.

Some months later, she faced Julie Kedzie on 10 February 2007 and won via unanimous decision. Besides MMA, she has been part of many commercially successful movies like Scorched Earth (2018), Deapool (2016), and Fast & Furious (2013), to name a few. She played the role of Angel Dust in Deadpool under the direction of Tim Miller. The superhero film under a budget of $58 million garnered $782.6 million at the box office.

Gina Carano still from Deadpool in 2016 (Picture: Pinterest)

Apart from films, her TV credits are The Mandalorian (2019), Almost Human (2017), and Fight Girls (2007).

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Does Gina Have A Husband?

Besides her professional commitments, Gina has been very vocal about her personal life. Although she does not have a husband and yet to walk the wedding aisle, she was in a serious relationship with British actor Henry Cavill. They dated from 4 August 2012 until late 2014. Before Henry, her other partner’s names were Kevin Ross and Kit Cope.

Gina Carano with former boyfriend, Henry Cavill at the 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards on 10 January 2013 in Santa Monica, California (Picture: Getty Images)

As if for now, Gina must probably be single.

Gina Carano Mocks COVID-19 Vaccine

The Deadpool star in one of her recent social media posts on 8 December 2020 mocked the COVID-19 vaccine. She has made a sarcastic sharing to mail a vaccine since her health and safety are more important than showing up as a person. She believes email is just safe as voting also securing and honest. The artist has even requested the authority bodies to send the vaccines via email and will reply to them soon of getting injected through a paperwork.

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Some Interesting Facts About Gina Carano

  • Gina’s father played for Dallas Cowboys from 1977 to 1983.
  • He also played for Pittsburgh Maulers in 1984.
  • For a fact, she was supposed to face American former professional wrestler, Ronda Rousey, in late 2014, which never happened.
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