Who is Dennis Gelin (Danielle Brooks’ Husband)
Danielle Brooks, Orange Is The New Black’ star is married to her partner Dennis Gelin. The couple tied the knot in 2021 during an extravagant ceremony at the historic DuPont Building in Miami, Florida. The actress walked down the aisle in a dreamy wedding gown by African-American designer Oluwagbemisola Okunlola from designer label Alonuko, based in London.
The duo’s wedding was officiated by Danielle’s hometown pastor and she was walked down the aisle by her father Dunel. Furthermore, the actress shared that her father lost 60lbs naturally for his surgery and also to walk her down the aisle.
Danielle penned, “My father was suffering for years from hip pain and had to lose a significant amount of weight before they would allow him to have surgery. He lost over 60lbs naturally not only for his health but for this moment as well! I love you daddy! Forever your baby girl!”
Danielle and her father also had a father-daughter moment, at the reception when they danced together. She shared the footage of their dance together in her IG that flaunts 2.4 million followers at the time of this writing.
Dennis Gelin and Danielle Brooks Children
Dennis and Danielle are parents of their daughter named Freeya who was born on 16 November 2019. She served as a flower girl at their wedding. Broadway actors Jeremy Pope and Amber Iman performed A Thousand Years and We Will Never Break on the idyllic ceremony. The actress added, “Dennis and I did our personal handshake and jumped the broom in honor of our ancestors. It was definitely a night to remember.”
Their wedding was planned by Darryl Moore. The planner told Vogue, D’Concierge Wedding “worked to make the space feel like guests were dining in a box of Godiva chocolates with decor in a palette of jewel tones and gold.” The blushing bride also admired the work of Darry and explained, “I have to say our wedding planner, D’Concierge, was out of this world amazing. He never panicked and kept us levelheaded during the ups and downs.”
Dennis had proposed to Danielle on New Year’s eve 2020 after dating for two and a half years. He had proposed just one month after the birth of their daughter. For the second gown, she opted to have the one designed by her longtime friend Christian Siriano. She said that she decided to wear ‘Christian Siriano for the reveal’ because she and the designer have ‘been friends ever since my career first began.’
Dennis Gelin Age
Dennis Gelin is 40 years old born in 1981. He celebrates his birthday in the month of May.
Dennis Gelin Job
Gelin began his career working as a summer assistant at Bracci’s Home Center from June 2000 to September 2000. Then, he worked for Laro Maintenance for over 6 months in 2002.
In January 2003, Gelin joined Leza Financial Services in Muscatine, Iowa as an administrative assistant. He worked in that role for three years. He had also worked as Chief Security Personnel at Stills Club.
In 2007, Gelin joined St. Moritz Security Services Inc as a loss prevention officer. He worked in the company for a year. Jumping into the real estate industry he started working for Itzhaki Properties in August 2009.
Furthermore, he also worked for Azad Property Group as a Senior Associate since January 2009. Back in August 2015, The Real Deal, reported that Azad Property Group accused Dennis of breaking into the firm’s office and stealing sensitive documents mere hours after he was fired.
However, he claimed that it was “all lies” and expressed his intention to file a wrongful termination suit against the company. He appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court to face misdemeanor charges that he broke into Azad’s office on the night of July 30 the same year, taking his work computer’s Hard Drive and other documents after being informed of his dismissal earlier that day.
Barry Farchi, partner at Azad told ‘The Real Deal’ he believed that Dennis lifted the Hard Drive and documents as he pursued a new venture with Entrepreneur Properties chief Ami Efrati, who once worked with Farchi and Gelin at Itzhaki Properties. He added that Azad fired Gelin largely over performance-related issues.
Is Dennis Gelin Haitian?
Yes, several online sources claim that Dennis Gelin is of Haitian heritage.
Has Dennis Gelin Revealed His Family?
Dennis Gelin hasn’t opened up about his family members. However, some of his family members connects with him on Facebook such as Gina Gelin, Veloune Gelin, Hercule Gelin, and Serge Gelin.
How Tall Is Dennis Gelin?
About the height, Dennis Gelin stands tall at 6 feet 2 inch.
How Much Is Dennis Gelin Net Worth?
Dennis should have a net worth of $1 million.