Gabrielle Union is an American actress and former model. Gabrielle Union starred opposite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the blockbuster film Bad Boys II and played a medical doctor in the CBS drama series City of Angels.
Gabrielle Union is the daughter of Theresa, a former dancer, social worker, and phone company manager, and Sylvester C., an AT&T manager and military sergeant.
Gabrielle Union was raised Catholic. At the age of eight, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended Foothill High School. In high school, Gabrielle Union was an all-star point guard in basketball and a year-round athlete, also playing in soccer and ran track.