About Gina Carano

 

Gina Joy Carano or Gina Carano is an American actress and fitness model who is best known for her role as Amy Dust in Deadpool (2016). She was born in Dallas, Texas on April 16, 1982. Carano is one of Hollywood’s most unique stars and before she started her career as an actress Carano trained in Muay Thai and later shifted to competitive MMA. Carano, who is called the “face of women’s MMA” competed in Strike force and EliteXC. Blood and Bone is her first film which features Michael Jai White. She has appeared in movies such as Haywire and Fast & Furious 6.

Quick Info
Full NameGina Joy Carano
Date of BirthApril 16, 1982
Birth PlaceDallas, Texas, U.S.
Parent(s)Dana Joy and Glenn Carano
OccupationActress, Model, Former MMA Player
Net WorthUS $12 Million

Early Life

Gina Carano was born to an Italian family, Dana Joy and professional football player Glenn Carano. Carano grew up with her two sisters and was raised by her mother after her parents divorced. Carano completed her high school education from Trinity Christian High School. There, she played basketball, volleyball, and softball and even led the girls’ basketball team to a state title. She obtained her psychology degree from the University of Nevada.

Gina Carano

Career

After starting her career in Muay Thai, she received an offer to participate in the first sanctioned female MMA bout to fight Leticia Pestova. She won the bout in 38 seconds. Carano knocked out Rosi Sexton in the second round in the World Pro Fighting show in Las Vegas. After winning the fight against Elaina Maxwell at Strike force Triple Threat, she ended her three years long MMA career and pursued acting.

Gina Carano has also started in the cult film Ring Girls. She played the role of Natasha in Command & Conquer Red Alert 3. Critics praised Carano for her as a member of the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) alongside Dwayne Johnson who portrayed Like Hobbs’. She played the role of Danica, an XRN combat android in an episode of Fox series Almost Human. A lot of her popularity is the direct result of her brilliant portrayal of Angel Dust in the 2016 film Deadpool. In the series

The Mandalorian, Carano portrayed the character Cara Dune. She played the role of Clair Hamilton in the movie Daughter of the Wolf in 2019. She has also voiced game characters in Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (2008) and Fast & Furious 6 (2013).

Gina Carano

The spring 2008 issue of the Big Magazine deemed her the “Hottest Woman In America”. Gina Carano was the third most searched person on Yahoo! On May 14, 2008, and “Gina Carano” was the search to rise the fastest. She also made it to the number 5 spot on the “Top Ten Influential Women of 2008” list on Yahoo!

Carano was ranked no.16 on Maxim’s Hot 100 list in May 2009. She is the first winner of ActionFest’s Chick Norris (Best Female Action Star) award. Carano was the top 10 – most searched athlete on Yahoo! In the year 2013. In addition to this, she was also awarded the 2012 AOCA (Awakening Outstanding Contribution Award). Carina was also nominated in the best actress category for Haywire.

 

Personal Life

As of now, Gina Carano is yet to be married. She was in a serious relationship with Henry Cavill for two years. She is currently not dating anyone.

Gina Carano

Net Worth

As of August 2020, Gina’s estimated net worth is around US$ 12 million, most of which come from the movies she has acted in and several endorsement deals. She dominated the MMAs and later joined the film industry in which she’s still thriving. Carano is an influential personality and inspires many people around the world. She dominated the MMAs and later joined the film industry in which she’s still thriving 

 

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