Who Is Gavin Houston's Daughter? Bio & Interesting Facts

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 04 Mar, 2020
Who Is Gavin Houston's Daughter? Bio & Interesting Facts

Gavin Houston is an American actor popular for his roles in the TV soap opera, The Haves and the Have Nots (2013-present) and Guiding Light (2002-2006). 

Having already given several critically acclaimed performances in Hollywood, Gavin is expanding his skills, working as an associate producer in the movie, Unbelievable!!!!! (2020).

Gavin Houston’s Bio

Born on 10th December 1977 as Gavin Alexander Houston, Gavin Houston hails from Brooklyn, New York, USA. His family includes his father, Lloyd Houston, mother, Collette Houston, and an older sister named Tonza.

Gavin graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Theatre. Additionally, he studied acting at the Manhattan Theatre Club.  


Gavin Houston has a daughter named Zoey.

Career (Movies & TV Shows)

Gavin Houston began his career as an actor in New York when he was just a child. He even appeared on The Cosby Show and in numerous commercials and print advertisements. 

After graduating and being trained in Theatre, he began performing in plays on and off-Broadway. Gradually, he started to get roles in TV shows—the first role of him was in former CBS daytime soap, Guiding Light, where he played the role of Remy Boudreau (from 2002 to 2006 in ninety episodes). 

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Them, in 2007, he appeared in a minor role as Rick in the TV show, The Singles Table, and the next year, he performed small roles as Paul in the TV series, Wizards of Waverly Place and Vince on the TV series, Without a Trace

Eventually, his big break came in 2010 when he was cast as Sly Thomas in the TV series, General Hospital. In the same year, he portrayed Tony Foster in the TV series, The Bay. The following year he appeared in two movies; Spike as Mike Chase and The Rum Diary as Sailor.


 Gavin Houston attending The Rum Diary Premiere After Party at The Chateau Marmont on 13th October 2011 in Los Angeles, California (Source: Getty Images)

In 2013, he portrayed his critically acclaimed role as Jeffrey Harrington in the popular TV show, The Haves, and the Have Nots. Then, in 2014, he performed the role of Blake in the TV movie, Presumed Dead in Paradise

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Two years later, in 2016, he debuted the role of Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds in the TV movie, Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart and Lance in The Secret She Kept. Then 2018 saw him as Hulking Jock in the film, Con Man and as Ed Benson in the TV show, Grey’s Anatomy.   

Interesting Facts:

  • Gavin Houston stands at a height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 meters).

  • According to the Celebrity Net Worth, he has a net worth of $1 million.  

  • He is of Guyanese and Brazilian descent. 

  • He is an accomplished gymnast and has participated in gymnastic exhibitions with several players, including Gold medalists Mary Lou Retton and Mitch Gaylord. 

  • He is trained in a sword, sai, and stage combat. Additionally, he has a brown belt in martial arts. 

  • While he was studying at the University of Florida, he received the title of Mr. University of Florida in 2000.

  • As confirmed on his tweet on 12 August 2013, Gavin's daughter was 12 years old