Gillian Iliana Waters

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Gillian Iliana Waters
Born (1975-01-16) January 16, 1975 (age 44)
Other namesGillian Iliana White
Years active1995-present
Spouse(s)Michael Jai White (m. 2015)

Gillian Iliana White (born Gillian Iliana Waters, January 16, 1975) is an American actress. She attended Howard University as an honors student, where she majored in Human Communication and Dramatic Arts.

Gillian's first break into acting was as the titular character in LL Cool J's video Hey Lover featuring Boyz II Men. She then appeared as Dr. Dre's wife and tango partner in his music video Been There, Done That.

She has been featured in small parts of many well known films (Def Jam's How to Be a Player, Jackie Brown and Bamboozled) and has guest starred on television series Days of Our Lives, Martin, Arli$$, The Wayans Bros, My Wife and Kids and Ghost Whisperer. Gillian starred as the temptress Amazon warrior, Amoria, in the syndicated show Xena: Warrior Princess. She may be best known for her recurring role on the long-running soap opera Days of Our Lives and as Amoria on Xena: Warrior Princess. Recently, she guest starred on the popular television show, Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat. She will soon be seen on the big screen as the female lead in Sony Productions action film Never Back Down 3, opposite her husband Michael Jai White.

Personal life[edit]

In July 2015, Waters married actor Michael Jai White in an intimate but extravagant ceremony in Thailand.[1] Waters also has two daughters from a previous marriage.[2]


  1. ^ Caslin, Yvette (8 July 2015). "Exclusive: Michael Jai White and Gillian Iliana Waters tie the knot". Rolling Out. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
  2. ^ Bailey-Tureaud, Kimberly (3 February 2014). "Michael Jai White and fiancée Gillian Iliana Waters share the secret to their romance". Las Vegas Black Image. Retrieved 10 March 2016.

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