Gabrielle Reece was born on January 6, 1970 in La Jolla, California, USA. She is a former model and a professional volleyball player.
Biography and Career :
Her father died in a plane crash. She spent the childhood in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. She was offered a volleyball scholarship from Florida State University. During college she also started her modeling career. Since 1997 she has been part of the Florida State University Athletics Hall of Fame.
The magazine appearances include photos in Shape, Women's Sports & Fitness, Outside, ELLE and Life. In January 2001 she was seen in the Playboy magazine and on its cover in a nude pictorial. 'Big Girl in the Middle' is her autobiography written with Karen Karbo. She wrote a column for the Women's Sports & Fitness magaz
As an actress, she appeared in movies like "Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race", "Cloud 9", "Gattaca" and "The Extremists".
On November 30, 1997 she married surfer Laird John Hamilton and the couple has one child: Reece Viola Hamilton.
Being so tall offered her many advantages and the chance to win a lot of money. But her height isn't her only advantage. She is a beautiful and intelligent woman too.
- Height: 191 cm
- Measurements: 36-24-35
- Her nickname is Gabby.
- Shoe size: 42.
- "Once I got past my anger toward my mother, I began to excel in volleyball and modeling."
- "People are already p*ssed off at me because I'm athletic and beautiful; to be smart in addition to that... it's like, too much."
- "I'm more like one of the boys. I don't have the time to be all poofed out and try to be a hot babe."
- Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race (2007) TV Series
- Cloud 9 (2006)
- Men's Health Minutes (2006) TV Series
- 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter (1 episode, 2005)
- Gattaca (1997)
- The Extremists (1995) TV Series
- America's Next Top Model (1 episode, 2006)
- Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (1 episode, 2006)
- Insider Training (2005) TV Series
- Beyond the Glory (1 episode, 2005)
- North Shore (1 episode, 2004)
- Celebrity Blackjack (1 episode, 2004)
- Riding Giants (2004)
- Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003) (V)
- Hollywood Squares (1 episode, 2001)
- Arli$$ (1 episode, 1999)
- Late Night with Conan O'Brien (2 episodes, 1997-1999)
- Chicago Sons (1 episode, 1997)
- Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit '97 (1997) (TV)
- Cybill (1 episode, 1996)
- Ellen (1 episode, 1996)
- Howard Stern (2 episodes, 1996)
- Off Camera with Dean Cain (1995) TV Series.
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