Gillian White

About Gillian White

Who is it?: Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day: January 19, 2016
Birth Place:  Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Sign: Aquarius

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Gillian White was born on January 19, 2016 in  Los Angeles, California, United States, is Actress, Soundtrack. Gillian was born in Los Angeles, CA to parents, Victor and Cheryl Waters. She was raised in Altadena, CA. Her background is of African-American, Blackfoot Indian and Irish descent. An all around student athlete, Gillian was a star basketball player, Homecoming Queen and a honors student in high school. Gillian wanted to be an FBI agent and received a scholarship from the LAPD to attend Howard University and study Administration of Justice but later changed her major to Human Communication focusing on Intra/Interpersonal Relations and minored in Dramatic Arts.A self-proclaimed "very cool, very hip nerd", Gillian has been in the business for over 20 years. Her first break was starring as LL Cool J's lover in his music video "Hey Lover" ft. Boyz II Men and then as Dr. Dre's wife and tango partner in his music video "Been There, Done That". She then moved on from music videos to television and got her first role in the feature film, "How To Be A Player" and then playing Cole's girlfriend on the hit show "Martin. She continued to book guest starring roles on sitcoms and dramas and smaller roles in feature films, like the Quentin Tarantino's classic Jackie Brown and Spike Lee's Bamboozled. Her favorite roles to date are playing the Amazon warrior, Amoria, on the show Xena: Warrior Princess which she filmed on location in New Zealand and the recurring villain, China Lee Arvin on the soap opera, Days of Our Lives.Gillian married her best friend of 19 years and fiancé of 3 years, actor, director and martial arts star, Michael Jai White in a lavish but intimate ceremony in Thailand complete with a beautiful Thai couture dress, a parade of painted elephants, Thai drummers, exotic dancers throwing flower petals and a fireworks show. The two had just completed filming their new Sony Pictures film shot in Bangkok, Never Back Down 3, which they are both starring in. She has two daughters from a previous marriage, Alaia and Niahla and 3 stepchildren, Devin, Jai and Morgan from her new marriage. Michael and Gillian are quickly becoming Black Hollywood's newest IT couple because of their very public loving relationship that solely focuses on their family, health & fitness, upcoming projects and their genuine happiness together.
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💰Gillian White Net worth: $12 Million

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She studied at the University of Auckland from 1959–62, and Victoria University of Wellington in 1963, graduating BMus Hons in 1964. She then studied composition at the University of Sydney with Peter Sculthorpe from 1964–65, graduating MMus in 1966. That same year she attended a composition course given by Peter Maxwell Davies in Adelaide and in 1967 travelled to England to continue studying with him.


She worked in London composing and copying music for two years and then with the assistance of a New Zealand Arts Council grant worked in Portugal and Italy from 1969-70. For the next seven years she continued freelance composing, principally based in the UK. Her first opera Tristan and Iseult was composed in 1975 and premiered in 1978. From 1978-80 she held an English academic post, having been during that time Composer in Residence for Northern Arts attached to Newcastle University.


In 1981 she returned to New South Wales, to join the staff of the Composition School at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She was for four years Head of Composition there, before taking early retirement in 1996.


Currently she divides her time between Sydney and Dunedin. In 1999 her opera, Outrageous Fortune, won the SOUNZ Contemporary Award and she was honoured with membership to the New Zealand Order of Merit.


In 2000, she became one of the inaugural Artist Laureates of the New Zealand Arts Foundation and is now a governor of the organisation. During 2000 and 2001 she was Composer in Residence at the Auckland Philharmonia and her major orchestral work, The Improbable Ordered Dance, written during the Residency won the 2001 SOUNZ Contemporary Award.


In the Queen's Birthday 2008 Whitehead was appointed as a Distinguished Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit for services to music.


In 2009 titular honours of 'Dame' and 'Sir' were restored to the New Zealand Royal Honours System. In the Special Honours 2009 Whitehead accepted the offer to redesignate the Distinguished Companion to a Dame Companion which included the appellation of 'Dame'.