Geena Davis Biography


Geena Davis is an American actress, advocate, executive producer, and former model. She married four times.

Relationship Facts of Geena Davis

  • Geena Davis is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Geena Davis?

Geena Davis married four times (Richard Emmolo, Jeff Goldblum, Renny Harlin, Dr. Reza Jarrahy).

She married Richard Emmolo on March 25, 1982, and the couple divorced on February 26, 1983.

Her second marriage was with actor Jeff Goldblum with whom she did three movies. The couple married on November 1, 1987, and divorced on October 17, 1990.

Moreover, Renny Harlin was Davis’s third husband with whom she got married on September 18, 1993. The couple got divorced five years after their marriage on October 17, 1998.

Davis acted in ‘The Long Kiss Goodnight’ and ‘Cutthroat Island’ both of which were directed by Renny Harlin.

She got married to Reza Jarrahy on September 1, 2001, and the couple has three children from the marriage.

She gave birth to a daughter, Alizeh Kashvar on 10th April 2002 while her two twin sons Kaiis William Jarrahy and Kian William Jarrahy were (born on May 6, 2004).

But she and her fourth husband separated in 2017.

Who is Geena Davis?

Geena Davis is an American actress and activist. She has received numerous accolades for her acting work in both film and television.

She has been noted for her portrayals of strong and authentic female characters as well as her involvement in advocacy for women in the industry.

Geena Davis: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Geena Davis was born in Wareham, Massachusetts, the United States on January 21, 1956. Her birth name is  Virginia Elizabeth Davis and she is currently 64 years old.

Her father’s name is William Davis (civil engineer) and her mother’s name is Lucille Davis ( teacher’s assistant). There is no much information about her family and her childhood.

She has a brother namely, Dan Davis. Geena holds American citizenship and mixed (English- Scottish- Welsh) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Aquarius.

Education, School/ College University

Talking about Geena’s education history, she enrolled at Wareham High School and she also attended a school in Sandviken in Sweden as an exchange student which made her fluent in the Swedish Language.

She initially enrolled at New England College in New Hampshire but in a year moved to Boston University and finally graduated from there in drama.

After her graduation, she moved to New York to start her career in acting.

Geena Davis: Professional Life, Career

Talking about her profession, in her initial days in New York, Geena worked as a waitress and sales clerk and took up work for Ann Taylor and worked as a window mannequin, and then got a modeling contract with Zoli Modeling Agency.

Her acting career took a slow start in 1982 with her debut movie ‘Tootsie’ where she played a small role. She co-starred with Dustin Hoffman in this comedy. In the same year, she appeared in a television comedy ‘Buffalo Bill’.

Her acting career got a big break when she appeared in the famous sitcom ‘Family Ties’ where she co-starred with Michael J. Fox’. This series was telecast from 1982 to 1989.

She co-starred with Tom Hanks, Madonna, and Rosie O’Donnell in the movie ‘A League of Their Own (1992) and got critical acclaim.

She moved on to action movies and acted in movies such as ‘Cutthroat Island (1995)’ and ‘The Lion Kiss Goodnight’ (1996).

Whereas, she played the role of Eleanor in the movie ‘Stuart Little’ (1999) and its sequels in 2002 and 2005.

In fact, she played the role of 1st female President of the US in the popular TV series ‘Commander in Chief’ ( 2005 to 2006). She played the role of Dr. Nicole Herman in the TV Series ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (2014-2015).

Awards, Nomination

She got a nomination for Golden Globe Awards for the movies Herself’ in 1992, ‘A League of Their Own’ in 1993, ‘Speechless’ in 1995, ‘And the Lion Kiss Goodnight’ in 1997.

She won the ‘Best Supporting Actress Academy Award in 1989 for her role in the movie ‘The Accidental Tourist.

In the year 1991, she was given the “Boston Society of Film Critics Awards in the ‘Best Actress category for her role in the movie ‘Thelma and Louise’.

She won the ‘Golden Globe Awards in the category of ‘Best Actress-Television Series Drama for her role in the television serial ‘Commander in Chief’ in 2006.

Geena Davis: Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $30 million (as per 2020 data) and she has earned salaries up to $7,000,000 for her acting.

Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 1999 adventure film Stuart Little, which brought in $140,000,000 at the box office.

Geena Davis: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that Davis had plastic surgery. Currently, she is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Geena Davis has a height of 6 feet. Additionally, she weighs is 66Kg.

In addition, she has a measurement of 38-27-38 inches and her bra size is 36B.

Her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is dark brown. Furthermore, her dress size is 10 (US) and her shoe size is 12 (US).

Social Media

She is active on Twitter rather than on Facebook and Instagram.

She has around 46.8K followers on Twitter. But, she doesn’t have an official page on Facebook and Instagram.


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What happened to Gina Davis?

  • She is still in the acting industry.

Who is Geena Davis's daughter?

  • Her name is Alizeh Keshvar Davis Jarrahy.