Former fashion model Garcelle Beauvais is a known personality on film and television. She rose to fame on the comedy series NYPD Blue and The Jamie Foxx Show. More recently, she joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (RHOBH). As of 2023, Garcelle Beauvais has a net worth of $8 million.
Hailing from Saint-Marc, Haiti, Garcelle was born on November 26, 1966. Her father, Axel Jean Pierre, works as a lawyer, while her mother, Marie-Claire Beauvais, is a nurse by profession. She comes from a big family and has six elder siblings.
Garcelle came to the United States with her mother and siblings after her parents divorced when she was only seven years old. They lived in Peabody, Massachusetts.
Beauvais moved to Miami at the age of 16 to pursue her dream of becoming a model. After a year, she inked a deal with Ford and relocated to New York. Here she got the opportunity to work with brands such as Mary Kay, Calvin Klein, Burdines, Playboy, Avon, and more.
Garcelle’s television debut came in an episode of Miami Vice. At 19 years old, she appeared in the romcom Coming to America but initially got recognition for playing Cynthia Nichols on Fox’s Models Inc. in 1994.
Two years later, she portrayed Fancy Monroe on The Jamie Foxx Show on The WB. When the series ended in 2001, she went to ABC and played Valerie Heywood on NYPD Blue.
In 2011, she handled the character of Hanna Linden on TNT’s Franklin & Bash for one year. Later on, she had roles in films like White House Down and Spiderman: Homecoming.
Aside from acting in television shows and movies, Garcelle Beauvais has been featured in several music videos. She also appeared in two web series, Tell Me a Story and Merry Happy Whatever.
In 2020, she starred in Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Actress Denise Richards introduced her to the show, and they remain friends even when Richards eventually left RHOBH. Thanks to her role on the RHOBH, Garcelle was hired to co-host the Fox daytime talk show, The Real.
Beauvais has other ventures outside of appearing on screen. She created the podcast Going to Bed with Garcelle. Back in 2008, she developed the Petit Bijou children’s jewelry line and released a children’s book, I Am Mixed, in 2013.
Net Worth and Earnings
On The Real talk show, Beauvais’ salary is reported to be $96,990 per month, and makes around $1.9 million every season. However, her earnings from RHOBH are still undisclosed.
Before this, she had already built quite a fortune from her various film and television stints. It can also be assumed that she made a considerable amount from her non-media endeavors. Beauvais currently has a net worth of $8 million.
Garcelle Beauvais was once married to producer Daniel Saunders. They had a child together named Oliver, but divorced in 2000. A year later, she married talent agent Mike Nilon. The couple had twins and Jaid. However, they also split up in 2011. Garcelle lives in a comfy home in San Fernando Valley.