Get to know more about Rebecca Gayheart, who has starred in a couple of movies. Below are facts about her, including her net worth.
Rebecca Gayheart: An actress starring in movies
It hasn’t been an ordinary week for Rebecca Gayheart as she has been trending a lot. The actress filed a divorce from her former spouse Eric Dane citing irreconcilable differences. Gayheart’s divorce didn’t catch people by surprise. After all, divorcing in Hollywood is just a regular thing that happens every while. Relationships and marriages seem to work everywhere except Hollywood. Gayheart has been a successful actress and model. Since she rose to fame after playing roles in some movies, she has been the center of attention and has also been the subject of several scandals. 46-year-old Rebecca Gayheart was born in Hazard, Kentucky. Gayheart’s mother is known as Floneva and she worked as an independent beauty consultant at Mary Kay. Her father, Curtis Gayheart was a miner and a coal truck driver. Gayheart has a mixture of Irish, Italian and German descent and she spent most of her early life in Pine Top, Kentucky. The movie actress then moved to New York City when she was 15. Gayheart joined New York’s Professional Children’s School where she completed her high school studies before she joined Lee Strasberg. The actress has starred in movies like “Jawbreaker”, “Urban Legends”, “Scream 2”, “Nothing to Lose”, TV show “Dead Like Me,” and done a commercial for “Noxzema” that helped her create a net worth.
Rebecca Gayheart filed for divorce around Valentine’s
After being married for 14 years Gayheart and her soon to be former husband, Dane who is now 45, decided to terminate their marriage, according to a statement sent to PEOPLE. Dane said it was the best decision for him, Gayheart, and the rest of his family. He added that they would continue their friendship and work as a team in co-parenting their daughters as they are the most important thing to them. Gayheart’s former partner also asked the media to respect their privacy at this time when they are trying to navigate and see what the next phase of their lives would be. Gayheart stated that she filed divorce due to irreconcilable differences but didn’t really say when they parted ways. The actress requested joint custody of her daughters with Dane. Rebecca Gayheart’s former spouse stated that they had made mistakes before and he regretted hurting her. Dane also said that he was happy that he had a family. His father died when he was just seven, and he felt lucky that he had his two daughters. He has been struggling with depression and it’s perhaps one of the reasons he split with Gayheart.
Interesting facts to know about the movie actress
She dated Brett Ratner
Gayheart was just 15 when she met 17-year-old Brett Ratner. Ratner dated Gayheart for 13 years and they were engaged to be married. Gayheart’s first film appearance was in a student short film directed by Ratner. The film helped her rise to fame and won spots in the entertainment industry. Gayheart also appeared on a music video, “Nuttin’ But Love” by Heavy D, which was directed by Ratner. Ratner stood with Gayheart after she had an accident. He said that the actress called him and asked if there was anything she could do to save the victim she had hit with her car and she knelt down next to the boy until paramedics came.
She wanted a love note from Dane for 2010’s Valentine’s
When Rebecca Gayheart was asked by Access Hollywood what she wanted from her husband in 2010, she said that all she wanted was a message from his heart. At the time, the couple was expecting their first baby and Gayheart took the opportunity to state that she loved her husband’s written words. Already, her husband had given her a gift, but she was expecting to a card from him as it was the only thing she wanted for Valentines.
Gayheart was sentenced for manslaughter
Just like I mentioned above, Gayheart was involved in an accident in 2001. She hit a boy with her car and he didn’t survive. The actress was shaken and risked being sentenced to a year behind bars. She pleaded no contest in a Los Angeles courtroom to a vehicular manslaughter charge. Rebecca Gayheart managed to avoid jail time. The Noxzema Girl was accompanied by her attorney to the court for her sentencing where the judge ruled that she would serve a three years’ probation, suspended her license for a year, ordered the actress to pay a fine of $2,800 fine and work added a whopping 750 hours of community service. Gayheart was also asked to make a public-service announcement. Gayheart was devastated by the accident. She did her community service by addressing people about driving awareness.
Her former spouse made a tape of them with a party girl
Eric Dane learned the other side of fame in a hard way when a video of him, his wife, Gayheart, and a friend, Kari Ann Peniche in a druggy state leaked. Kari came out clean stating that she didn’t have sex with any of them. Gayheart didn’t speak about the issue, but her former spouse came out to speak about the harm the video did to him.
Her net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worthy, Gayheart has a net worth of $8 million. She has built her net worth from her appearances in movies like “Jawbreaker”, “Urban Legends”, “Scream 2”, “Nothing to Lose”, and TV show “Dead Like Me.”
We might not understand what Gayheart was going through her marriage that she decided to part with husband. Hopefully, she will find someone who will make her happy.