Gina Tognoni

Actress (1973)
Mon Nov 11 2019
By   sabin

Gina Tognoni is a renowned actress known for One Life to Live as Kelly Cramer. She is also famous for her appearance as Dinah Marler on Guiding Light. Further, Tognomi is well recognized as an American soap opera star. 

Gina was born on 28th November 1973 in St Louis, Missouri, United States of America, where another actress Johanna Braddy was also born. Born to her American parents, Edward Anthony Tognoni and Sharon Tognoni, she is of White ethnicity and holds American nationality.

Gina Tognoni's Marital Life

Concerning her love life, the popular actress is living a happy married life. Tognoni exchanged her wedding vows with her long-term boyfriend, Joseph Chiarello, on 21st November 2007

The couple first met via Gina's friend named Beth Ehlers. Soon after meeting, the lovebirds decided to get engaged on 16th November 2009.

Gona Tognoni and her spouse Joseph Chairello
Image: Gina and her husband posing together
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Gina's spouse is President od Joseph Chiarello & Co.Inc. Recently, on 16th May 2019, Gina and her partner celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary.

It's been a decade, Gina is living a married life with her husband, but they do not share any child.

Past Affairs

Besides her marital life, Gina was in a relationship with her ex-boyfriend Tom Pelphrey. The former couple did not mention the exact time duration of their relationship; however, they discussed their relationship during an interview in 2005. 

When the couple was asked about the beginning of their affair, they replied, 

Gina Tognoni: We started dating just around Valentine’s Day. I was Tommy’s Valentine and he was mine.

Tom Pelphrey: I had a friend here from Ireland and I wanted to get Gina some Valentine’s Day stuff. So me and him were sitting in my dressing room — we had some time to kill — and wrote some really crass poems. But they all rhymed, so I was like, 

“This is kind of doable since it was sweet that it rhymed because we took the time.” 

Hey, I just rhymed right there! It really hooked her right in, I think.

They both have several pictures captured by various paparazzi and events photographers. This picture of Gina and Tom was taken at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, United States, by photographer Michael Loccisano. The former couple attended the 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards together, which was held in New York.

Tognoni and her former lover Tom attending 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
Photo: Gina Tognoni and Tom Pelphrey
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The lovebirds were so deep in love that Gina and Tom met each other's family and spent Easter too. Although they had such a strong bond, Tognoni and Pelphrey decided to separate without leaving any reason behind.

Acting Career

Soon after graduating from Emerson College, Gina became the winner of Miss Rhode Island Teen USA in 1991. After four years, Tognoni made her debut appearance as Kelly Cramer in the ABC's One Life to Live in 1995.

Later in 2004, she began appearing as Dinah Marler on CBS's Guiding Light. A few years later, the show was canceled, and Gina again appeared as Kelly Cramer on One Life to Live.

Gina while portraying as Phyllis on The Young and the Restless
Picture: Gina while on The Young and the Restless
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Tognoni, moreover, played as Phyllis Summers in CBS' The Young and the Restless, starring along with stars like Natalie Compagno, Mikki Padilla, Sasha Calle, and Michael Mealor.

Tognoni additionally, made her guest-appearance in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Awards

Gina has received several awards and nominations for her hardwork and dedication towards her acting career.

Gina receiving Daytime Emmy Award for her appearance on The Young and The Restless
Gina posing with her Emmy Award
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The Awards are, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 2006, 2008, and Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2009.

Net Worth

The Young and the Restless star earn decent money from her acting career. To date, she has portrayed in various movies and television series, which has aided to boost up her current wealth. 

On her recent work, The Young and the Restless series paid more than $5000 for an episode. Hence, Gina being the prominent star of the space opera, will make probably make remuneration more than $5000 for an episode.

The American actress is living a lavish life with her staggering net worth, which is estimated to be $9 million as of 2019, which is a bit lesser than another American actress Adair Tishler with a total fortune of $0.4 million.

 

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