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Who Is Richard Gant Wife, Arline Burks Gant? Her Age, Job

Meet Arline Burks Gant, wife of actor Richard Gant.

In 2022, Richard is appearing in NCIS: Los Angeles playing the character Raymond Hanna, father of Sam Hanna played by LL Cool J. According to Sam, his father was a colonel with the marines who tried to push his son in that same direction.

Raymond also tried to send Sam to a military academy when he was younger, but it didn’t work out. Sam’s father was displeased when he decided to join the Navy. Sam, on the other hand, will have to work through this because his father now requires his assistance.

Catch up on the show to find out more about Raymond and Sam’s relationship dynamics.

But for now, explore this information about Arline, the wife of the actor who is playing the role.

Meet Richard Gant Wife, Arline Burks Gant

Actor Richard Gant is married to his wife Arline Burks Gant. They have been married for a long time but have kept their married life away from the public eyes. Neither Richard nor his wife Arline has shared any details on their marriage and their current relationship status.

But, it appears they are still married to each other.

Richard was born on 10 March 1944 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for a plethora of acting credits on his name. Some of his notable on-screen works are Rocky V, Reasonable Doubts, NYPD Blue, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, Special Unit 2, Eve, Deadwood, How I Met Your Mother, General Hospital, American Dad, The Mindy Project, Family Time, Greenleaf, and several other TV shows and movies.

How Many Kids Do Richard And Arline Burks Gant Have?

Richard and Arline Burks Gant have at least one daughter named Dakota Pearline Gant.

Dakota was born on 30 November 1990 which makes her 31 years old as of April 2022.

Dakota is a concept architect and content creator by profession. From video edits which include (YouTube- intros, music videos, episodes) she does it all. In addition, she is also skilled in graphic design and makes Flyers, Logos, Signature creations, etc. Furthermore, she also designs websites.

Moreover, Dakota was also active in theatre. In 2017, The Dr. LaDoris McClaney School of Performing Arts and Communication and Trac-Co-Dram staged a special two-night engagement of the Broadway play, “The Savannah Disputation” which was written by Evan Smith as part of the campus’s black history celebration.

In the show, Dakota portrayed the role of Margret.

In September 2020, she also indulged as a co-moderator in Agenda Women of the Diaspora. She was the ARDN Youth Representative for the United States at the event. You can find her on Facebook (@dakotathepearl).

Arline Burks Gant Age

Born in January 1952, Arline Burks Gant is 70 years old as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on 7 January.

Arline Burks Gant Job

Arline Burks Gant is an actress, film director, fashion designer, and costume designer.

Her work in front of and behind the camera began as a cover girl for Magnificent Hair Products. During her teen years, she continued runway and print modeling. She started her career as a principal dancer in WEWS Channel 5’s Upbeat which was nationally syndicated from 1964 to 1971. The show was filmed entirely in her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. This unique multicultural broadcast offered talent of all ages, an opportunity to promote and showcase their, dancing and musical talents nationwide.

Like many who participated in the show, her career escalated and she headed to Europe to work as a runway model for several couture houses.

According to IMDB, Arline also served as the director of several short films and TV shows such as Couture in the Extreme, 25 Lighthouse, Manners, and The Upbeat Dancer Show. 

The native of Cleveland launched her own clothing brand before opening a factory in Senegal, West Africa. Slowly, she shifted from directing and producing films to designing costumes. During this time, she also worked for Motown Records creating fashion concepts.

She worked in several productions such as Martin Lawrence Show, Daughters of the Dust, Deep Cover, Lovable Blond Seeking, AC Black, and many more. She even joked that her daughter started kindergarten on the Universal Studio lot.

In 1992, her work also earned her the accolade of Costume Designer of the Year for Theater.

Besides that, Arline is also the founder of several companies such as Dark P. Inc, P Dakota Inc, and For Women Like Me, Inc.,

She and her company The Dakar Group headed a project to bring a bit of Hollywood to Northeast Ohio in the form of a 140,000-square-foot production center named Dakar Studios. The center housed six film soundstages (one with a pool), four television production stages, four recording studios with a full editing bay, and a state-of-the-art animation studio.

“Ohio can mimic any space in the world for all types of production,” said Arline. “Anyone can come here and produce music, film, and TV. Ohio has so much to offer. The problem has been productions can only come here a few months out of the year because of weather. When we open, they can come here and stay to do post-production instead of running off to L.A. or New York.”

The estimated value of the project was $30 million- $40 million. She was also inducted into Bedford School’s hall of fame.

Is Arline Burks Gant On Instagram?

Yes, Arline Burks Gant has an Instagram account (@dakotapstudios). However, she has a Facebook account (@arline.gant).

Related FAQs

  • Where Is Arline Burks Gant From?

Arline Burks Gant is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and a former resident of Bedford. She appears to be living in Windermere, Florida. She is one of the seven children of Pearline Burks. Her mother was born on 11 July 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio to Essie and Buren Clayton.

Pearline was the owner of Club Center of Cleveland. Her siblings are Bernard Burks, Belinda Barnes, Darlene Harris, Keith Burks, Linda Burks, and Lynne Bell.

She passed away on 21 January 2020 at the age of 87.

  • How Tall Is Arline Burks Gant?

Arline Burks stands tall at 5 feet 10 inches.

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