Ever since the first season of Queen Sugar premiered in 2016 American actress Dawn-Lyen Gardner has been known for one of its leading roles as Charley Bordelon West. The Oprah Winfrey Network drama series is based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Natalie Baszile as it centers on the lives of three siblings portrayed by actresses Rutina Wesley, Kofi Siriboe, and Dawn-Lyen Gardner. Dawn played Charlotte “Charley” Bordelon West for the longest time and since Season 7 (premiering on 6 September 2022) her character was no longer to be written into the main storylines.
Having said that, let us now shift your engagement to some other aspects of her life, i.e., let’s look at if or not she is married and who are these people who are called her parents.
Is Dawn-Lyen Gardner Married?
Dawn-Lyen Gardner and her soon-to-be husband were expecting their first child. But, the young one could not make it alive into the world.
During her appearance on the talk show The Real in early 2021, Dawan revealed for the first time that they expecting last year, but she suffered a miscarriage. She had finally decided it was crucial for her to share her story with other women. She, therefore, shared how difficult 2020 was for her personally.
Recently on, 2 March 2022, in an interview with People, she opened up more about the devastating loss. She said she was so filled with joy and was planning things and she and her partner even were already using a name.
But, unfortunately, when Dawn went in for her three-month check-up, her doctor could not find her baby’s heartbeat.
In her interview, Dawn did not disclose her husband-to-be’s name for patient privacy because he is a physician who specializes in end-of-life care. But, clearly, both of them were devasted and felt like the world stopped.
Did Dawn-Lyen and her beau tie the knot since then?
At this time, it was known if Dawn and her fiancé are now husband and wife. The only husband people have ever been aware of was Davis West (actor Timon Kyle Durrett), her character’s husband on Queen Sugar.
Back in the day, Dawn also had developed a close friendship with American film producer, Mike Jackson. They were often spotted attending different social events together and some were even wondering about their possible romance. Of course, there was none.
Who Are Dawn-Lyen Gardner’s Parents?
Dawn-Lyen Gardner loves her parents and is grateful to have them by her side through all of it. She often shows them off on her social media writing things like holidays lately have meant even more to her as far as honoring life and milestones with her folks. She particularly said about her dad that he means the world to her.
Her dad is Amani F Gardner who turned 76 in May 2022. He and Dawn’s mother Elizabeth Wu Wu, also known as Elizabeth Gardner or Elizabeth Wu Gardner, were still together, married, and inhabiting Pasadena city in California, northeast of downtown Los Angeles (as of 2022). Also, the matriarch turned 76 in November 2021. She is Chinese and her husband is African American.
Referring to her ethnicity during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, Dawn said she has recently begun affirming for herself and to others that she is 100% Black and 100% Chinese, and not half one or the other. before this, she was used to the world see her as a Black woman.
How Many Siblings Does Dawn-Lyen Gardner Have?
By the look of things, Dawn-Lyen Gardner has at least one sibling. He is likely Imani Wu Gardner who turned 44 years old in December 2021.
Culver City, California-based, Imani is an Internal Medicine Specialist working around Pasadena, California. He has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. He got his M.D. from the University of Southern Colorado in 2004.
Dawn-Lyen Gardner Height
Dawn-Lyen Gardner, a natural beauty, stands 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 meters) in height. Her body type is seemingly hourglass-shaped with her waist and hips measuring 23 inches and 33 inches respectively. Also, the dark-brown-eyed and black-haired stunner weighed around 67 kg (147 lbs) around this time.
Dawn-Lyen Gardner Teeth
Dawn-Lyen Gardner really has the best teeth which has led people to wonder if it is because of whitening (or bleaching) or some other kind of cosmetic dentistry treatment.
How Much Is Dawn-Lyen Gardner Net Worth?
Dawn-Lyen Gardner reportedly had more than $1.25 million net worth as of 2022.
She studied music and dance at an early age. And only then did she start acting in commercials and television at the urging of a family friend who was a commercials casting director.
Eventually, Dawn also went on to study acting at Juilliard School in New York City. There she was also awarded the Liz Smith Prize.
How Old Is Dawn-Lyen Gardner?
Dawn-Lyen Gardner was born on 30 August 1981. So, she reached the age of 41 in 2022.
Is Dawn-Lyen Gardner On Instagram?
Dawn-Lyen Gardner could be found on Instagram @dawnlyen where there were 823 posts and 182K followers as of 31 August 2022.
Where Is Dawn-Lyen Gardner From?
Dawn-Lyen Gardner is a Los Angeles, California native. She was born here and has never really left the place since.