|Gilles Marini Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||January 26, 1976|
Gilles Marini is a French-American model and actor who gained huge popularity with his role as Dante in S*x and the City: The Movie (2008). He has also starred in the TV shows Switched at Birth (2011-2017) and Brothers & Sisters (2009-2011). He has more than 100k followers on Twitter, more than 200k followers on Instagram, and more than 300k followers on Facebook.
Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes, France
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Gilles has dated –
- Carole Marini (1998-Present) – Gilles and Carole Marini got married in 1998. The couple is parents to a son named Georges Marini and a daughter named Juliana Marini.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Italian ancestry on his father’s side and is of Greek descent on his mother’s side.
Gilles has endorsed brands such as –
- Bud Light Beer
- Nestlé Buitoni
- Robinsons May
Gilles Marini Favorite Things
- Dishes To Cook – Strawberry Shortcake, Pastry
- Foods – Sushi, Pasta
Source – Los Angeles Times, SwitchedAtBirthSpoilers.Tumblr.com
Gilles Marini Facts
- He once gifted his wife a brand new house as a birthday gift.
- Gilles was discovered by the French photographer Fred Goudon while he worked as a fireman in the Paris Fire Brigade.
- His breakout role was appearing n*de in a shower scene as Samantha Jones’s seductive neighbor Dante in S*x and the City: The Movie (2008).
- His hobbies are practicing mixed martial arts (MMA), Jiu-Jitsu, and cooking.
- Gilles and his dance partner Cheryl Burke were declared as the runner-up of the 8th season of Dancing with the Stars in May 2009.
- He speaks French, Italian, English, and Spanish. But, he cannot speak in Greek.
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