Gail Buckley

Gail Buckley, an author, journalist, as well as historian, was born on December 21, 1937, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America. She was born with the birth sign Sagittarius. With the height of 5 feet 5 inches, and weight 56 kg, she holds an American nationality and has is of Afro-American ethnicity. she looks even more attractive with her brown eyes and natural black hair. Her chest and west measurement is of 38 and 34 inches respectively.

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Born as a daughter of Louis Jordan and his wife Lena Horne, Gail grew up with her late sibling-brother, Terry Jones, who died at the age of 20. Her mother was the first Black superstar as a singer and actress who passed away in 2010. Her father was a publisher. The great grandfather, Edwin Horne was a founder and leader of the United Color Democracy.


Gail Buckley published her first book “The Horne’s: An American Family” in 1986. The book was about the black middle families as well as about her family. She then released her second book taking a break of 14 years, named “American Patriots”. This book had the story of black men and women who had contributed to the American military facing a lot of racism for them. Later, in 2016, she again got her third book published sharing the events of her family from the civil war and civil rights named as “The Black Calhouns”.

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Her books are even available on Amazon. Gail recently is working as a writer for the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Vogue, and New York Daily News. Aside, of her writing career, she also has narrated an African American documentary. The grown-up in the privileged black middle-class family, she made her way to the height of gaining fame and wealth with a lot of struggle. Her net worth is around $3 million. The average salary of a writer in the USA is more than $49,439.

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She had an apartment in New York. After the death of her mother in 2014,  she sold it in around $1.1 million. Also, she had had n another apartment which was sold in $825,000 in 2018. Her amazing career as a writer also took her to win the awards including “The University of Southern Indiana”, “Honorary doctorate”, in 1987.

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About her personal life, Gail Buckley is a married woman. She married twice. Her first marriage was with Sidney Lumet, to whom she had tightened a knot on November 23, 1963. The couple also had two children together; Amy Lumet in 1964 and Jenny Lumet in 1967. After, spending life for 15 years together, the couple got separated in 1978. A few years after that, Gail got her partner. She married an editor Kevin Buckley on October 1, 1983.