Gavin Houston

Gavin Houston is famously known for being an American actor, producer and a model, who has portrayed Remy Boudreau on the daytime soap opera ‘Guiding Light’.

Personal life

Gavin Alexander Houston was born on 10th of December, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. His parents are named Lloyd Houston and Colette Houston. He has a sibling named Tonza Houston and the family grew up happily in Brooklyn itself.

Gavin holds an American nationality while belonging to the African-American race. His birth sign happens to be Sagittarius. At forty years of age, this 6 feet 1 inch tall actor cum model is at the peak of his career as he makes the fans go crazy over him. Gavin Houston is a graduate of the University of Florida. After that, he also studied acting at the Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC to hone his craft.

Apparently, Gavin Houston has been successful at maintaining secrecy about his private life from the outside world. Nevertheless, everybody knows that he has a daughter although the daughter’s mother isn’t known to media. There is a strong possibility that Gavin has adopted his daughter. It is safe to say that Gavin’s relationship status is known only to him. However, Gavin posted a picture of himself along with a girl on his verified instagram account on Christmas which raises many questions regarding his relationship status. He uses the social media platform to post pictures about his holiday vacations and work.


Gavin Houston’s acting career began at a mere age of fifteen while he was enrolled at the University of Florida. Needless to say, Gavin exuded great potential from a very young age itself. He debuted in the TV series ‘The Cosby Show’ in the year 1992. The show aired for eight years from 1984 to 1992 on NBC, thus running for eight seasons.

Gavin became a part of the cast in the show’s last season. Gavin appeared on the TV soap opera ‘Guiding Light’ in 2002 which was declared as the longest drama show in the history of American Television. Gavin Houston gained a lot of popularity by working in ‘Guiding Light’. He went on to appear in various TV shows such as ‘The Bay’, ‘The Singles Table’ and ‘Minkow’. He guest-starred on ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ portraying Paul and also on ‘Without a Trace’ portraying Vince!

Gavin Houston landed a recurring role on the soap opera ‘General Hospital’ in the year 2010. The show was written by Shelly Altman and Jean Passanante. This show was the third longest running drama TV show in America’s television history.

Another TV show named ‘General Hospitals’ in which Gavin Houston has made an appearance is known to be a show which has won the highest number of Daytime Emmy Awards with 13 such awards. Currently, Gavin can be seen on the TV soap opera ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ in which he plays Jeffrey Harrington. This series is written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry. Gavin Houston has a net worth of $750 thousand.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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