Denise Gordy Bio | Early Life, Realtionships, Net Worth
- Name: Denise Gordy
- Date of Birth: November 11, 1949
- Citizenship: American
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Place of Birth: USA
- Profession: Actress
Denise Georgette Gordy is an American actress known for her Reform School Girls (1986) roles and Toy Soldiers (1991).
Gordy was born on November 11, 1949, in the USA. Denise grew up in Detroit.
She is the daughter of George and Rosemary Gordy. Her uncle is Motown founder Berry Gordy while her aunt is Anna Gordy Gaye.
She is part of a famous Black-American family, The Gordy, who has s rich history in the Music Industry as label executives.
Denise was born into a family with deep roots in entertainment; her uncle is the famous Motown Records founder, it was a clear indicator that she would be involved in the industry.
Denise Gordy Career
With success in her career lasting for almost three decades, Denise started her early twenties career.
She had her major screen appearance in the 1972 biopic Lady Sings the Blues, where she got to showcase her vocals and acting skills.
Gordy was exceptionally talented and appeared in numerous television and theatrical features. In 1974 she appeared in Black First.
Aside from acting, Gordy is also a singer; she contributed to the film Bogard’s soundtrack, which was later titled Black First, with the song ‘Let’s Do It Again.
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She played an uncredited role in Mahogany, directed by her uncle Berry Gordy and made her small screen debut in an episode of 1976 Starsky & Hutch.
Denise also played a small role in ABC hit series, Charlie’s Angels, that same year. Her most recent movie was 1991 Toy Soldiers. Her other notable films include Reform School Girls (1986), Toy Soldiers (1991).
Denise Gordy Personal Life
When Denise was 17, she had a son Marvin Gaye III born November 17, 1966, to a then 27-year-old singer Marvin Gaye married to her aunt Anne.
Her aunt later adopted him shortly after his birth. Gordy was previously married to Richard Lawson from December 31, 1978, until 1989.
The couple had a daughter named Bianca Lawson. Bianca is also an actress following the career choices of her mum.
Denise is presently a grandmother to Marvin Gaye IV and Dylan Gaye.
Denise Gordy Net Worth
Denise Georgette Gordy is currently worth $10 million.