Garcelle Beauvais was born in Haiti on November 26, 1966. Her mother was a nurse and her father a lawyer. At the age of 16, after the divorce of her parents, she moved to Massachusetts with her mother and then to Miami the same year. Within a year, at the age of 17, Garcelle moved to New York in pursuit of modeling career. She got hired by the very well-known modeling agency of Eileen Ford. While modeling for the agency, she got some early acting parts in the "Cosby Show" and other series. In 1994, she got a lead role on "Model Inc". Although that show was short lived, it was a tremendous boost for Garcelle's career. She would again hit the big screen with "Wild Wild West" in 1999 and "Double Take" in 2001. Garcelle Beauvais was voted one of " The Ten Sexiest Women" by readers of Black Men Magazine in 2001, and she continued to make headlines for appearing nude while pregnant, in the August 2007 issue of playboy magazine. Garcelle Beauvais is an inspiration to many. She shows that you can achieve everything through perseverance and motivations.