Inspirations to million of American, Gail Buckley, is an author, historian, and journalist.

Still standing strong with spreading powerful messages at the age of 81, Buckley is the daughter of famous American black actress and songstress, Lena Horne.

Who is Gail Buckley?

Born as Gail Horne Jones to parents Lena Horne and Louis Jordan Jones on 21st December 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Gail Buckley is an American non-fiction author, journalist and documentary narrator.

Gail’s mother Horne who passed away in 2010 was a famous American known as the first Black superstar whilst her father, Jones was a publisher.

Growing up in a black middle-class family, Buckley’s great grandparents were the products of slaves who moved to New York.

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As a matter of fact, Gail’s great grandfather, Edwin Home founded and led the United Color Democracy, a black political lobbying group.

Buckley grew up along with her late younger brother, Terry Jones, who died young at the age of just 20 in 1970.

Gail Buckley Affairs: Has She Married?

The author Gail Buckley shared a married life with her first husband, Sidney Lumet, a several times Oscar nominee film director, producer and an author, for fifteen years.

Buckley and Lumet welcomed their first child, Amy Lumet, a sound editor in 1964. Their second child, also a daughter, Jenny Lumet, an actress was born two years later in 1967.

The former couple married in 1963 prior to their divorce in 1978.

Following their divorce, the author then tied the knot for the second time to her second husband, Kevin Buckley in 1983.

Not much identity about Buckley is revealed apart from that he is an editor.

Gail Buckley’s Career

Gail Buckley didn’t publish her first book, ‘The Hornes; An American Family’ about her family and the history of the black middle families, until 1986.

In 2002, Buckley published her second book, ‘American Patriots’ which chronicles the story of black men and women who served in the American military despite facing racism.

Buckley’s third book, ‘The Black Calhouns’ that depicts the events of her family since the era of her great grandfathers from the civil wars and civil rights, was published in 2016.

Besides, she also worked as a narrator on an African American documentary produced by PBS.

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Currently based in New York, Gail Buckley also worked as a writer for the New York Time, Vogue, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Daily News.

Buckley’s books are available to purchase on Amazon.

Gail Buckley’s Net Worth: Is She A Millionaire?

Gail Buckley’s books earned loads of appreciation and popularity among most of the Americans. With no question raised, Buckley’s books did great economically.

Following the death of her mother in 2010, Buckley sold Horne’s New York apartment for $1.1 million in 2014 and sold another add-apartment, basically a used office, for $825,000 in early 2018.

Calculating her income and earning from her career as an author and the sale of her mother’s property, Gail Buckley’s net worth stands at a staggering $3 million.

Gail Buckley’s Body Measurements

Still beautiful in her early eighties, Gail Buckley stands at a height of 5’5 inches whilst her weight weighs around 56 kg.

Buckley has naturally black hair and brown eyes. As for her chest and waist, it measures to 38 and 34 inches.

Quick Facts: Gail Buckley

When and where was Gail Buckley born?

21st December 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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How tall is Gail Buckley ?

5 feet 5 inches

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