Garcelle Beauvais is a Haitian–American actress, television personality, author and former fashion model. She is best known for her portrayal of Francesca “Fancy” Monroe on The WB television sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show, and for her role as Valerie Heywood on the ABC crime drama, NYPD Blue. Other notable television roles include Cynthia Nichols in Models Inc., Ms. Maya Bradley in Opposite Sex, Nora Gage in Eyes, Hanna Linden in Franklin & Bash, Nancy in Merry Happy Whatever, and Vernoica Garland in Tell Me a Story. Her movie credits include Double Take, Bad Company, Small Time, and A Girl Like Grace. Since 2020, Beauvais has been a cast member on Bravo’s hit reality television series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Born on November 26, 1966 in Saint-Marc, Haiti, to parents Marie-Claire Beauvais and Axel Jean Pierre, her parents divorced when she was a child, and she moved with her mother to the United States at age seven along with her six elder siblings, and settled in Peabody, Massachusetts. At at 17, Beauvais began modeling for companies like Mary Kay and Avon. She has appeared magazines for Essence and Ebony, and was the cover model for Jet’s June 6, 2011 issue. She also was in Playboy’s August 2007 issue. She first gained attention as an actress with her role in the primetime Aaron Spelling soap opera Models Inc.. She was married to Daniel Saunders from 1991 to 2000 and Mike Nilon from 2001 to 2011. She has three sons.
Garcelle Beauvais Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 26 November 1966
Birth Place: Saint-Marc, Haiti
Birth Name: Garcelle Beauvais
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Actress, Reality television personality, Author, Former fashion model
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Garcelle Beauvais Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 128 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 58 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 8″
Height in Meters: 1.73 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 35-25-36 in (89-63.5-91.5 cm)
Breast Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Waist Size: 25 inches (63.5 cm)
Hips Size: 36 inches (91.5 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Garcelle Beauvais Family Details:
Father: Axel Jean Pierre (Lawyer)
Mother: Marie-Claire Beauvais (Nurse)
Spouse/Husband: Mike Nilon (m. 2001–2011), Daniel Saunders (m. 1991–2000)
Children: Oliver Saunders (Son) (February 22, 1991), Jaid Thomas Nilon (Son) (October 18, 2007), Jax Joseph Nilon (Son) (October 18, 2007)
Siblings: She has six elder siblings.
Garcelle Beauvais Education:
Peabody Veteran’s Memorial High School
North Miami Beach High School
Books: I Am Mixed, I Am Living in 2 Homes, I Am Awesome
Garcelle Beauvais Facts:
*She was born on November 26, 1966 in Saint-Marc, Haiti.
*Her parents divorced when she was a child.
*She is fluent in French.
*She learned how to speak English from watching Sesame Street on television.
*She was named one of “The 10 Sexiest Women of 2001” by the readers of Black Men Magazine.
*She launched her children’s jewelry line called Petit Bijou in 2008.
*She was named one of People Magazine’s highly-coveted 50 Most Beautiful in 2014.
*She joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for season 10.
*She is best friends with Jamie Foxx, and friends with Sherri Shepherd, and Loni Love.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.