Gia Ruiz is Danny McBride’s wife, she is an American art director who was born on May 23, 1976. The 47 year-old Gia married Danny in October 2010, and they have been going strong ever since, often showing off their incredible bond. The couple have two children – Declan George McBride and Ava McBride.
Gia Ruiz was Born in Los Angeles, California, on 23 May 1976
Danny McBride’s wife was born Gia Marina Ruiz in Los Angeles, California, on the 23rd of May 1976. Despite being into showbiz and getting married to a popular guy, Gia has been very careful about her personal details that have been made available to the public.
Information about her childhood, education, and family has been kept tightly under wraps. However, there are reports that say her father worked as a theatre actor, and her mother worked as a nurse.
Gia Met Her Husband Before He Became Famous
Gia Ruiz met her husband Danny McBride, before he became the popular and celebrated actor that he is today. According to several reports, the couple met on the set of Danny’s hit HBO series – Eastbound & Down, where Gia worked as an art assistant. This unconfirmed notion might be incorrect as Danny himself, according to Rolling Stone Magazine, revealed that they met in 2002 at a Super Bowl Party in LA and soon began to date.
Danny, who was then frustrated with his none existent job prospects, had already made plans to move back to North Carolina. He did take the trip to North Carolina with Gia in tow and came right back to Los Angeles with her as he couldn’t bear the thought of losing such a ‘great girl’.
She Became Danny McBride’s Wife in 2019
Gia Ruiz and Danny McBride dated for close to a decade before tying the knot on October 9, 2010. McBride was already famous at the time of his wedding to Gia, but the occasion was not highly publicized as the couple wanted a very small and private wedding.
Gia and Danny have now been happily married for about 13 years. McBride often talks about his wife, explaining that she is his biggest supporter. From the series of interviews he has given, it is obvious that Gia is the center that holds Danny and their family. His life totally changed for the better after he met her, as he now has a sense of purpose and responsibility.
Another interesting detail about Gia and her husband is that they were born in the same year (1976). While Gia was born in May, Danny was born in December of the same year, which means she is older than him by about six months.
The Couple are Proud Parents of Two Children
Gia Ruiz and Danny McBride are proud parents of two children – son Declan George McBride and daughter Ava McBride. Declan was born on September 26, 2011, in Los Angeles, California, and is now 12 years old. Ava McBride arrived about four years later, in 2015. Her exact date of birth is unknown.
Who is Gia Ruiz’s Husband, Danny McBride?
Danny McBride is an American writer, actor, comedian, director, and filmmaker. He was born on December 29, 1976, and so is 46 years old. He made his acting debut in 2003 at the age of 27 in All the Real Girls. Danny impressed with his performance, and three years later, in 2006, he had grown so much in the industry that he co-wrote the low-budget martial arts black comedy film, The Foot Fist Way, in which he also starred.
Other films he landed roles in include Hot Rod in 2007 and Pineapple Express in 2008. In 2009, he wrote and starred in the HBO original sports comedy TV series Eastbound & Down, which gained him plaudits for his writing.
Gia Ruiz’s husband is also a director and producer. He has directed TV series like Vice Principals and The Righteous Gemstones and has producer credits in Eastbound & Down, Masterminds, Tarantula, and The Righteous Gemstones.
What Does Danny McBride’s Wife Do For a Living?
Although Gia Ruiz isn’t the type to put herself out there, she does show up beside her husband on several important occasions that he attends. Before they got married, Gia worked alongside her husband in the different film projects he has been involved in.
Unlike her husband, who takes the lead role in acting and screenwriting, Gia prefers to work behind the camera. She is credited as the art director in The Foot Fist Way (2006) and as an art department assistant in her husband’s HBO hit TV series Eastbound & Down (2009 – 2010).
Gia Ruiz’s Net Worth is Estimated at $500,000
Gia Ruiz’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000, according to different sources. This figure was clearly built from all her work as an art director. Gia’s husband is clearly much wealthier than she is, as his net worth is reported to be around $25 million.
Gia Ruiz Body Measurements
Compared to her husband, Gia has a petite stature. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall, while he is 5 feet 10 inches in height. Gia Ruiz also weighs around 55kg.
Is She on Social Media?
It seems Gia Ruiz has really done all she can to stay away from any sort of media brouhaha. From all indications and after a thorough search, she does not have any active account on any of the social media platforms. At least not with her known name. Her husband, on the other hand, has an active account on Instagram and Twitter with a handful of posts and pictures.