Born on 16 April, 1982 in Dallas, Texas, Gina Joy Carano was raised by her mother. She is daughter of Dana Joy and famous Glenn Carano (famous football player). Gina Joy Carano started her training with Muay Thai and becomes a popular female face of Women MMA.
In the year 2008, she was ranked 5th among the 10th Influential Women. After her retirement from the competition, Gina Joy Carano started her career in acting. She acted in an action film “Haywire” in the year 2011 and also won a nomination “best actress” in the particular genre.
Carano achieved 12-1-1 record in Muay Thai and later on, she received an invitation to participate in female MMA from Jamie Levine. She had to fight with Leiticia Pestova. In Las Vegas, she participated in World Pro Fighting against Rosi Sexton. She won the competition and in the second round, Sexton was knocked down by Carano.
In the year 2008, May 31, Carano had beaten Kaitlin Young, a HOOKnSHOOT Champion. Since then, she stopped participating in future competition. But, in the year 2011, February, Gina Joy Carano announced her comeback but the future fight never placed on the cards.
Carano started her acting in the film named Ring Girls in the year 2006. The story is based on true incident where 5 Las Vegas women take up the Muay Thai challenge and become the prominent fighters of Muay Thai around the world. She also played a role of a mentor in a reality show Fight Girls. She was a part of the film “Blood” of Michael Jai White.
In the year 2011, she played the main role in the film Haywire and her acting was acknowledged for the feminine attitude and muscular power that was beautifully displayed at the same time.
In ESPN stories, her profile became the feature story. She was chosen as the “Hottest Woman in America”. She became the most searched celebrity in Google in the year 2008. For ESPN The Magazine Body Issue, Gina Joy Carano was on the cover photo with Serena Williams. She received Best Female Action Star award in the year 2012.
Gina Carano has achieved an estimated net worth of $3 Million.
Full name: Gina Carano
Date of birth: April 16, 1982
Birth place: Dallas County, Texas, Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, Texas
Age: 34 years
Profession: American actress, Television Personality, Fitness Model, and Former Mixed Martial Artist
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 64 kg
Net worth: $3 Million