Who is Danny McBride’s wife Gia Ruiz? Age, Height, Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Who is Gia Ruiz?

Gia Marina Ruiz was born under the zodiac sign of Gemini on 23 May 1976, in Los Angeles, California USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is of mixed Latino and Caucasian descent. She is a screenwriter and director, but perhaps known best as the wife of the famous actor, writer and producer Danny McBride.

Education and career

Gia attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 1994, she enrolled at the Los Angeles City College (LACC), from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998.

Although Gia had an interest in acting and was a member of the high school drama club, she pursued her career as an art director, and her notable work was for the 2006 movie “The Foot Fist Away”, starring Danny McBride, Mary Jane Bostic, and Ben Best.

As an art department assistant, Gia worked on eight episodes for the Home Box Office (HBO) television series “Eastbound & Down”, which was created by Danny McBride, Ben Best, and Jody Hill.

Nowadays, Gia is devoted to raising her children, and her career currently takes second place.


Love life and marriage with Danny McBride

Gia hasn’t spoken about her previous relationships before she met her future husband Danny McBride, however, their love story started back in 2002, when they met at the Super Bowl party, and after that night they traveled to his hometown, and have remained together since then.

He proposed to her sometime in 2008, and they were engaged for two years before marrying on 9 October 2010 in Palm Springs, California, and honeymooning in Bora Bora, French Polynesia.

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A year later on 9 October 2011, they welcomed their first child, a son they named Declan George, and in 2015 their daughter Ava was born.

As of late 2021, the family of four lives a happy life in their residence in Charleston, South Carolina.

Age, height, and net worth

Gia is 43 years old, with long brown hair and dark brown eyes; she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs) and is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall with vital statistics of 32-24-33.

Gia’s net worth is estimated at over $350,000, and that of her husband at $25 million, as of late 2021.


Who is Danny McBride?

Daniel Richard ‘Danny’ McBride was born under the zodiac sign of Capricorn on 29 December 1976, in Statesboro, Georgia USA; he holds American nationality and his ethnicity is of mixed Jewish, English, Irish and Scottish descent. He’s a comedian, director, writer, producer and an actor, with over 50 credits to his name. He’s perhaps known best for his role as Neal Gamby in the series “Vice Principals”, which was created by himself and Jody Hill; the series had five award nominations, including for a Primetime Emmy, and won two.

Danny was raised in Spotsylvania County, Virginia by his mother Kathy Rudy and his step-father, who both worked at the US Marine Corps Base Quantico as civilian support.


He attended Courtland High School in Spotsylvania, and upon matriculating in 1994, enrolled at the University of North Carolina School of Arts, in Winston-Salem, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998.

Danny made his acting debut portraying Bust-Ass in the 2003 movie “All the Real Girls”, followed by his role as Fred Simmons in “The Foot Fist Away”, which brought him a Austin Film Critics Association Breakthrough Artist Award; the script was written by himself, Jody Hill and Ben Best.

In the following years, Danny made appearances in several movies such as “Hot Road”, “The Heartbreak Kid”, and “Drillbit Taylor”, before he portrayed Red in “Pineapple Express” starring James Franco, Seth Rogen, and Gary Cole, which brought him a nomination for Detroit Film Critics Society Award – Best Newcomer.


In the movie “This Is the End”, starring Seth Rogen, James Franco, and Jonah Hill, Danny made an appearance as himself, and after that, he portrayed Lonnie in “Due Date”, starring Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, and Michelle Monaghan, followed by his role as Dwayne in “30 Minutes or Less”, before he portrayed Kenny Powers in the series “Eastbound & Down”, which brought him a nomination for the Satellite Award Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical.

In the 2014 movie “The Sound and the Fury” based on the novel of the same title written by William Faulkner, Danny was cast to play Police Sheriff, and then he made appearances in movies “Don Verdean”, “Rock the Kasbah”, and “The Disaster Artist” among others, before he portrayed Neal Gamby in the series “Vice Principals”.

Danny starred in the 2018 movie “Arizona”, followed by his roles in “The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter” and “Zeroville”, then portrayed Jesse Gemstone in the series “The Righteous Gemstones”, a comedy drama created by himself.

He was heard as a voice actor in the animated movies “Despicable Me”, “Kung Fu Panda 2”, “Hell and Back”, “The Angry Birds Movie”, and “The Mitchells vs the Machines”, also in the video game “Grand Theft Auto V”.

As a writer, Danny has more than 10 credits to his name – with David Gordon Green he co-wrote the script for the 2018 movie “Halloween”, which was a spin-off from the original 1978 movie “Halloween” created by John Carpenter, and in 2021 Danny wrote the script for “Halloween Kills” starring Jamie Lee Curtis, which was nominated for People’s Choice Awards, USA The Drama Movie of 2021.


Speaking about his work as a producer, he has 25 credits to his name – most of the movies and television series in which he starred were also produced by himself.

Danny is 44 years old, with dark brown hair, and his trademark is his mullet and blue eyes; he weighs around 200lbs (91kgs) and is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall.

He doesn’t have an Instagram account under his name, but there is a profile “The Righteous Gemstones” which has been followed by over 40,000 people, and his fans can keep track of his work on the second season of the series.

Olivia Wilson

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