The beautiful mixed ethnic English-American actress Gabrielle Anwar was born to entertainment family. As a child, she fell in love with acting and has since been consistently chasing her dream in the glamorous industry. She began her screen sojourn in 1986 and ever since, she has not looked back. Anwar gained measurable fame after she featured the action drama series Burn Notice as Fiona Glenanne from 2007 to 2013. Discover more about the mother of three below and what she has been up to recently.
Who Is Gabrielle Anwar?
The beauty hails from an artistic and culturally rich family. She was birthed on the 4th of February 1970 to an award-winning producer father Tariq Anwar and Shirley Hills who mined her trade as an actress. Her birthplace is Laleham village, Surrey in the United Kingdom.
The English actress inherited a rich and mixed culture via her family root. Her father’s parents were Austria/Jew and India which has worked out fine for her. The young Gabrielle began her basic education at Laleham C of E primary and middle school from there her acting skills were brought to the fore. Gabrielle Anwar featured in the school’s end of term St Trinian’s sketch in 1982.
From there, she proceeded to hone her skills in learning the ropes at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London. Gabrielle Anwar professional gig began after she clinched a role as Tracy wright in six episodes of the British television miniseries titled Hideaway in 1986. The beautiful actress was kept busy from 1987 to 1989 playing minor roles in television featuring in The Storyteller, A Night of Love, First Born, Summer’s Lease, and Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader. As the years wore on, she got better with every role. After some years mining her trade in British television, she emigrated with her then partner Craige Sheffer to the United States of America.
The move was rewarded some movie roles, which she acted alongside her former partner/sweetheart in Hollywood such as The Grave, In Pursuit of Honor, Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal, Flying Virus, Water Underbridge, Saving it for later and Long Lost Son. The beautiful woman soon got bigger roles after her first American film feature in If Looks Could Kill in 1991. Thereafter, Anwar featured in other notable productions like The Tudor, Scent of a Woman, For Love or Money, The Three Musketeers, The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines, The Guilty, Burn Notice and Once Upon a Time.
In the course of Gabrielle Anwar over 30 years of acting, in over 50 movie screen appearances, she had worked with other talented acts like Charlie Sheen, Oliver Platt, Al Pacino, Rebecca De Mornay, James D’Árcy, Adam Beach, Noah Wyle among many others. She has been nominated for quite some handful of awards like the Teens Choice and Saturn Awards since her days in the Hollywood and we are sure there are more to come if she keeps doing a fantastic job.
Aside from accolades, Laleham born actress is a millionaire. Gabrielle Anwar consistency and hard work in the movie industry has paid off as her net worth has been estimated to be $6 million.
The 5 feet 3 inches tall actress has been in three known romantic relationships. Her first was with Craig Sheffer, a former long-time partner, she shared a child – Willow (born 1993) – before their relationship ended sometime in the 1990s.
Then she met John Verea, a Charlie Angel actor in the late 1990s, after years of dating, the pair were wedded in the year 2000 but their marriage hit the rocks with their divorce finalized in 2005. Their union was blessed with a son (Hugo) and daughter (Paisley). The mother of three, after five years of dating Shareef Malnik, a financier, said ”I do” for the second time at Montana in September 2015. However, her union with Malnik has not produced any child as of 2019.
What Has She Been Up To Lately?
After her success from the 111 episodes of Burn Notice, a television series which ran from 2007 to 2013 where she assumed the role of Fiona Glenanne; the English-American actress was engaged on ABC drama Once Upon A Time playing two different roles from 2017 to 2018.
Gabrielle Anwar had also been on the set of William Bindley romantic comedy film titled The Last Summer which was released on May 2019. Anwar played the mom of Griffin in the movie that was poorly rated by movie critics. The movie which was acquired by the online media Netflix featured KJ Apa, Jacob Latimore, Maia Mitchell, Sosie Bacon the list goes on.