Gena Rowlands Bio | Net worth, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Affair, Married, Ethnicity, Nationality, Fact & Career

Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands

Quick Facts of Gena Rowlands

Full NameGena Rowlands
Net Worth$10 million
Date of Birth1930 /06 /19
NicknameGolden Girl
Marital StatusMarried
BirthplaceMadison, Wisconsin
EthnicityWhite
ProfessionActress
NationalityAmerican
Active Year1954–present
Eye colourGrey
Hair colourBlonde
BuildAverage
SpouseJohn Cassavetes (m. 1954; d. 1989), Robert Forrest (m. 2001)
Height5 feet 6 inches
EducationAmerican Academy of Dramatic Arts
Online PresenceTwitter
Children3

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Short Description of Gena Rowlands:

Gena Rowlands is a film, stage, and television actress from the United States of America. She is connected with the industry over six decades and has won several awards throughout her career. Gena is known for the movies, Gloria and A Woman Under the Influence.

Along with her husband, late actor John Cassavetes, Rowlands has appeared in ten different movies. For the film, Opening Night, Rowlands has won the Silver Bear for Best Actress. For her unique screen performances, Gena Rowlands was awarded an Honorary Academy Award.

Gena Rowlands is currently 87 years old. Gena celebrates her each birthday on June 19. She has the American nationality and is of the white ethical group. Because of her blonde hair, her late husband John Cassavetes nicknamed her as “Golden Girl”.

Early Life and Education:

Traveling back to her early life, Gena Rowlands first cried on earth on June 19, 1930, in Madison, Wisconsin. Her parents, mother-Mary Allen (Neal) and father- Edwin Myrwyn Rowlands called her a Virginia Cathryn Rowlands.

Along with her sibling, a brother, David Rowlands, she was raised in various parts of the country such as Washington, D.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Concerning her education, Gena graduated from the University of Wisconsin and studied drama from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Career:

Talking about her career, Gene Rowlands appeared in different theatre and stage dramas and made her debut in The Seven Year Itch. After that, she has appeared in various television series such as Top Secret, Robert Montgomery Presents, Appointment with Adventure, Kraft Television Theatre, and Studio One.

Along with her late husband, John Cassavetes, Rowlands has appeared in 10 movies including A Child Is Waiting, Faces, Gloria, Love Streams, Minnie and Moskowitz, Opening Night, and much more.

During her professional career, Rowlands has received several awards and nominations. Rowlands has earned a Silver Bear for Best Actress, two National Board of Review Awards, one Prize San Sebastián, one Daytime Emmy, two Golden Globe Award, and two Satellite Awards.

Personal Life:

Spreading some glimpse of lights to her personal life, Gena Rowlands is a married woman. She was married to John Cassavetes in the year 1954. Their relation came to an end, after the death of Johan in 1989.

They first met at the American Academy and are the parents of three children, Nick, Alexandra, and Zoe. All of her children are film directors. In the year 2001, Rowlands married with Robert Forrest and are together since then.

Statistics and Net Worth:

There are no much details regarding her physical features, but her height is assumed to be 5 feet 6 inches tall. Rowlands has grey eyes and blonde hair. Rowland’s estimated net worth is $10 million. Gene is active on Twitter.

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