Gabrielle Allyse Reece was born on the 6th January 1970, in San Diego, California USA, and is a rather comprehensive personality. Apart from being a professional volleyball player, she is also widely known as a sports commentator and TV personality, an actress, model as well as a writer. As the captain of the four-person volleyball team, Gabrielle won the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this talented woman has accumulated so far? How rich Gabrielle Reece is? According to sources, it is estimated that the amount of Gabrielle Reece’s net worth, as of early 2017, exceeds $10 million, acquired through all Reece’s engagements already listed above.
Gabrielle Reece Net Worth $10 million
Gabrielle was the only child of Robert Eduard Reece and Terry Glynn, and is of Afro-Trinidadian as well as American ancestry. After the age of five when her father got killed in an airplane crash, she was raised by her mother in the US Virgin Islands. Later she returned to the mainland where she attended Keswick Christian School in St. Petersburg, Florida, after which she enrolled at Florida State University on a volleyball scholarship, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. During college, she set two volleyball records which still haven’t been beaten – for solo blocks (240) and total blocks (747). After graduation in 1989, Gabrielle moved to New York City in order to pursue a modeling career, parallel to her volleyball one.
In 1989, ELLE magazine named Gabrielle Reece as one of “The Five Most Beautiful Women in the World”. Through the 1990s, she appeared on several magazine covers such as ELLE, Shape, Women’s Sports & Fitness as well as Outside and Life – all that while actively circuiting professional beach volleyball tournaments. Between 1993 and 1996, Reece was the kills leader in Women’s Beach Volleyball World League (WBVL), and was named the Offensive Player of the Year in the 1994-95 season. She also participated in Olympic Challenge Series as well as in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. All these ventures dramatically increased the overall size of Gabrielle Reece’s net worth.
Between 1993 and 1996, Gabrielle served as Nike’s cross-training spokesperson, and was also the first female athlete to design a shoe for the company. In 1997 she debuted as an actress in “Gattaca”, and in 2000 she appeared in a cameo role of herself in HBO’s sitcom “Arli$$”. In 2001 she appeared on the cover of Playboy magazine, since when she has added several acting credits to her portfolio, including appearances in movies such as “Air Bud: Spikes Back” (2003), “Riding Giants” (2004) and “Cloud 9” (2006) as well as in “Gary Unmarried” and the “North Shore” TV series. It is certain that all these accomplishments have helped Gabrielle Reece to add a significant sum to her wealth.
Reece has also published two books – in 1997 alongside Karen Karbo she co-authored “Big Girl in the Middle”, while in 2014 she published “My Foot Is Too Big for the Glass Slipper: A Guide to the Less Than Perfect Life”. She has also written for The Huffington Post and Los Angeles Times, and regularly serves as a contributing editor for ELLE. Her on-camera career includes not only movies and TV series credits – Gabrielle hosted “Gravity Games” which aired on ESPN, “MTV Sports”, “Goodwill Games” and “The Extremists with Gabrielle Reece”. Doubtlessly, these engagements have boosted Gabrielle income by large margins.
Reece has also appeared in several reality TV shows, such as “Extreme Makeover Home Edition”, “America’s Next Top Model”, “Tyra Banks Show” and “Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race” among plenty of others. Since 2008, she has released over 10 varied DVD workout programs under her name, which have certainly contributed to her popularity as well as her net worth.
When it comes to her personal life, since 1997 Gabrielle has been married to professional big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton, with whom she has two daughters. With her family, Reece splits time between Malibu, California, and Hawaii.
Release of her exercise DVD: "Gabrielle Reece Fit & Healthy Prenatal Workouts". 
Appeared in a commercial for "Pure Air" all-natural zero calories sweetener. 
Release of her book, "Big Girl in the Middle" by Gabrielle with Karen Karbo. 
Release of the book, "Gabrielle Reece: Volleyball's Model Athlete" by Terri Morgan. 
Release of the book, "Gabrielle Reece: Star Volleybook Player" by Liza N. Burby. 
Is currently pregnant with her second child, due to arrive January 2, 2008. She plans to turn her pregnancy into a new career venture. She will be making guests appearances on the Today (1952) show to talk about keeping fit during each stage of pregnancy. She will also be releasing a pregnancy workout DVD as well. [June 2007]
Is an only child.
Gave birth to a daughter, Brody Jo, on January 1, 2008 in Hawaii.
Gave birth to her first child, daughter Reece Viola Hamilton in October 2003.
Stepmother to husband Laird's daughter 11-year-old Izabella, from a previous marriage.