Gabrielle Reece

Volleyball Player + Fashion Model
Born Jan 6, 1970

Gabrielle Allyse Reece is an American professional volleyball player, sports announcer, fashion model and actress.

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    Giving Voice To Grief
    Huffington Post - Nov 24, 2015
  • Dave Hollander: I Wish I Was The Anna Kournikova Of Anything
    Huffington Post Sports - Aug 28, 2013
  • Cyrus Saatsaz: Wa Xed Episode 8 Carissa Moore
    Huffington Post - Jun 06, 2013
  • Gabrielle Reece: What I've Learned About Getting Older
    Huffington Post - May 28, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Gabrielle Reece.


1970 Birth Born on January 6, 1970.


1989 19 Years Old In 1989, she moved to New York City to pursue more rigorously a parallel career as a sports fashion model and also continue in her pro volleyball career. … Read More


1993 23 Years Old For four consecutive years, Reece was the WBVL kills leader from 1993–1996.
1994 24 Years Old She was named the Offensive Player of the Year in 1994–95, and the League blocks leader in 1993.
1997 27 Years Old On November 30, 1997, Reece married big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton. … Read More
1999 29 Years Old She also competed domestically in the 1999–2000 Olympic Challenge Series, the 1999–2000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, and other competitions. … Read More


2001 31 Years Old She appeared on the cover of Playboy, with an accompanying nude pictorial, in January 2001. … Read More
2007 37 Years Old …  In 2007, Reece and her husband Laird Hamilton, appeared in the ABC reality television series Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, featuring a dozen celebrities in a stock car racing competition. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, she released Gabrielle Reece: Fit & Healthy Prenatal Workouts with exercise guru Mike Monroe.


2013 43 Years Old In her April 2013 book titled My Foot Is Too Big for the Glass Slipper: A Guide to the Less Than Perfect Life, Reece writes that "to truly be feminine means being soft, receptive, and – look out, here it comes – submissive." … Read More
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