Gina Carano is a famous American actress, fitness model, and martial artist. She is well remembered for her 12-1 record and known for her portrayal as Riley Hicks in Fast and Furious 6. She started her career as a Muay Thai fighter and gained much popularity. Moreover, she became the face of Women’s MMA.
Gina was born on April 16, 1982, and Her full birth name is Gina Joy Carano. She was born in Texas, United States, and belongs to English, British, and German ethnicity.
Her family was Italian, and she is the second daughter of her parents. Glenn Thomas Carano is her father and Dana Joy’s mother. Gina’s father was a professional football player and played as a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys for seven seasons. Well her parents separated, and after that her mother raised her. She has two older siblings Casey and Christie.
So basically she belongs to an athletic family that’s why always has an interest in sports. Gina started Muay Thai training with a 4 kickboxing champion. She is so strong and due to her determination, deadly elbows, powerful punches, natural strength, and agility she raised in sports. She made part of Fight Club scenarios in San Francisco.
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Gina Carano got her graduate degree from Trinity Christian High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. At this school, she also helped the basketball girls team to secure the state title.
After that, she studied at the University of Nevada. She studied psychology here but dropped out last year because she supported her older sister through a crisis.
Early and Professional Life
Gina Carano made her professional career when she made the Muay Thai Record of 12-1-1. She also participated in World pro fighting show in Las Vegas. Moreover, Gina also won the fight against Elaina Maxwell on December 6, 2006. She was the first female fighter in Strikeforce.
In her acting career, Gina performed an icebreaker in the movie Ring Girls in 2005. Furthermore, in 2007, she fought Julie Kedzie and knocked her in the second round. In September 2007, she won the wrestling championship against Tonya Evinger.
The following year Gina Carano defeated Kaitlin Young in May 2008 and the same year also defeated Kelly Kobold. Moreover, she appeared on the NBC Tv show “American Gladiators” in 2009. The biggest fight occurred in the history of Women’s MMA on August 15, 2009, in which Carano got defeated by Santos in the first round.
In her acting career, she played the active role in a thriller series “In the Blood” released in 2014. Moreover, the same year she also signed on to another famous film “The Expendables.” Other famous Gina, Carano movies are Extraction 2015, Deadpool 2006, star war series The Mandalorian, Madness in the Method, and Daughter of the Wolf.
Gina Carano Body Measurements
The lady in her 30s is physically fit and passionate about her work. The powerful and beautiful Gina is five feet and eight inches tall and 65 kg weight. Her bra size is 32 B and her feet size is 10US.
Gina Carano is in a relationship with Kevin Ross, who is a popular American pro-Mua Thai fighter. According to rumors, they have been dating since 2015, but now they have been separated.
In 2012, she was seen with British actor Henry Cavil but got separated in December 2015. Besides, she also dated a Martial artist Kit Cope.
Gina Carano’s Net Worth
Gina Carano has good earnings from her fighting and acting career. She earned a lot of money, and now the estimated net worth of Gina Carano is $4 million.