Nona Gaye

About Nona Gaye

Who is it?: Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day: September 04, 1974
Birth Place:  Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Birth Sign: Libra
Occupation: Singer fashion model actress
Years active: 1992–present
Known for: Zee in The Matrix Reloaded The Matrix Revolutions
Parent(s): Marvin Gaye Janis Hunter
Family: Slim Gaillard (grandfather) Marvin Gay Sr. (grandfather) Alberta Gay (grandmother) Frankie Gaye (uncle)
Genres: R&B Soul Pop
Labels: Atlantic
Associated acts: Prince

Nona Gaye Net Worth

Nona Gaye was bornon September 04, 1974 in  Washington, District of Columbia, United States, is Actress, Soundtrack. It was inevitable that Nona Gaye would become a singer - she is the granddaughter of Cuban jazz great Slim Gaillard, the niece of R&B singer/songwriter Frankie Gaye and the daughter of soul legend Marvin Gaye. Signed to Third/Stone Atlantic at 14, Nona released "Love for the Future" in 1992, which included the top 20 hit "I'm Overjoyed". But it was acting that give Nona a name of her own. With no acting experience and her agents warning her not to get her hopes up, she won the role of Khalilah 'Belinda' Ali in Ali (2001)opposite Academy Award-nominee Will Smith. Nona went on to play Zee in the "Matrix" sequels, replacing singer Aaliyah after her sudden death in a plane crash. In 2004, Nona provided the voice for Hero Girl in The Polar Express (2004), which also starred Tom Hanks. Nona has plans to return to the music studio as well as the silver screen. "My music will always reflect upon my family's legacy or people's expectations," Nona told Interview Magazine in 2001. "But acting's all mine."
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💰 Net worth: $800,000

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Biography/Timeline

1992

Gaye released her first album, Love for the Future, on Atlantic Records in October 1992, a month after her eighteenth birthday. The album featured the top 20 hit "I'm Overjoyed" as well as "The Things That We All Do For Love". The following year, Gaye was named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People. She signed to Ford Modeling Agency in 1994, and became the new face of Armani.

2001

Gaye appeared alongside other artists to re-record and release her father's single "What's Going On" for AIDS research in 2001. That same year, she began her acting career, debuting in Michael Mann's Ali. In 2002, she replaced Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash shortly after the filming of The Matrix sequels began, for the role of Zee, the wife of Harold Perrineau's character Link.

2006

At one point, she worked with R. Kelly on two as-yet-released singles, "Work It" & "Just Because", which interpolates the Gap Band's "Oops Upside Your Head". In July 2006, Gaye was added to the cast of Law & Order: Criminal Intent as a replacement for Courtney B. Vance as the new Assistant District Attorney. However, just as the series began production for its sixth season, she left the show, citing "creative differences". Gaye was replaced by Theresa Randle, who left after filming only two shows.

2008

In 2008, three previously recorded tracks by Gaye appeared for sale at AmieStreet.com in EP form. The EP was entitled Language of Love and contains the tracks "Quarter To Three" and "Midas Lover", along with the title track.