- Gennera Banks married actor Jonathan Banks in 1991 after his first marriage to Marnie Fausch Banks crashed
- She is a mother of twins, a stepdaughter from her marriage to Banks and another daughter from a relationship before her marriage to the Better Call Saul actor
- The mother of producer Rebeccah Elena Banks and her husband lost their house in Los Angeles to the Woolsey fire in 2018
The light of fame shone on Gennera Gonzalez Cebian through her marriage to American actor Jonathan Banks as his second wife. She would adopt the name Banks and thus be famous as Gennera Banks.
Her husband has spent more than 3 decades as an American actor with versatile characteristics on stage and screen. He is an Emmy Award nominee most famous for Better Call Saul (from 2015), Breaking Bad, and Airplane! (1980).
The Life of Gennera Banks Before Fame
She was born Gennera Gonzalez Cebian and has kept her earliest away from the media.
Regardless, there are suggestions that she may be of Hispanic origin, especially because of her name.
On the other hand, her husband was born in Washington, D.C. on January 31, 1947. The actor was raised in Maryland by a single mother, Elena Adams Banks.
The mother of Gennera’s husband had a career working with the CIA and had worked with the United States Navy under Chester William Nimitz as an assistant. Nimitz was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy and served as Commander in Chief, US Pacific Fleet among other titles.
Before she met her spouse and became married, he went to Indiana University Bloomington where he was classmates with American actor and Academy Award winner, Kevin Kline.
What to Know About the Career of Gennera
Based on the ability of Gennera to maintain a private life, there is barely any information. What is known is that she does not have a famous career like her husband of 32 years.
Anyway, her spouse Jonathan has recorded himself as an intelligent American actor. His career began in the early 1970s.
His career started on stage before he reached the big screen. In 1974, he worked on Linda’s Film on Menstruation. In 1978, he began to attract a great fan base through Who’ll Stop the Rain, The Cheap Detective, and Coming Home.
The major career breakthrough of the spouse of Gennera came in 1980 when he appeared in Airplane! In 1982, he played roles in 48hrs and Frances.
In 1984, Banks played the role of Zack in Beverly Hills Cop with some notable names in Hollywood including Eddie Murphy and John Ashton among others.
Other films and TV series that have contributed to the fame of Gennera’s husband include:
- F is For Family (2020-2021)
- Mudbound (2017)
- Term Life (2016)
- The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015)
- Community (2014)
- Wiseguy (1996)
- Otherworld (1985)
- The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
- Murder Me, Murder You (1983)
- 48 Hrs. (1982)
- Coming Home (1978)
Awards of her 76 years old spouse
- Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actor on Television
- Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
- Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Interesting Things About Gennera Banks to Know
Her Husband of 32 Years was Married Before Her
Gennera’s husband Jonathan was married to Marnie Fausch Banks in 1968 and divorced in 1970 after a daughter.
Marnie was born Marion Carr Fausch on 22 July 1947 in Pennsylvania, USA to James C Fausch and Marjorie Louise Carr Fausch.
Marnie died 11 years after she went separate ways with Gennera’s current spouse on 19 January 1991. She was laid to rest in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, US.
She is a Mother of Twins, a Daughter, and a Stepdaughter
The celebrity wife has fraternal twins from her marriage with the Breaking Bad actor.
Prior to the marriage, she had a daughter, Ruth Garcia from another relationship. She is also a stepmother to the daughter of her actor husband and his first wife.
Among her children is Rebeccah Elena Banks, an actress, writer, and producer known for Better Call Saul (2015-2016), The Hunt for the Trump Tapes (2018), and The Tesla Files (2018).
At the time of this writing, Rebeccah works with Disney Animation Studios.
Apart from her career in the entertainment industry, the daughter of the celebrity wife runs a kitchen and cooking business.
Gennera Banks Lost a Home to Woolsey Fire in 2018
In 2018, the house of Jonathan, Bank’s husband got burnt in the Woolsey fire that claimed not less than 2 lives and destroyed property worth $6 billion. The wildfire spread across Los Angeles where Bank’s house was destroyed, and Ventura Counties of the United States.
Woolsey Fire also reportedly destroyed the houses of famous people such as Robin Thicke, Gerard Butler, and Camille Grammer.
Her Net Worth
The celebrity wife’s net worth is sketchy but may be above $100,000 while she is married to a partner that is worth $5 million in estimation.
The spouse of Gennera Banks makes his wealth mainly from his career in acting.
Based on reports, the actor made about $100,000 per episode in Better Call Saul – a series that also featured Bob Odenkirk.
Her husband is also famed for works such as Wiseguy and Breaking Bad.
Her Height and Body Measurement
Gennera Banks is shorter than her husband who stands at a height of 5.7 feet (1.74 m).
Jonathan Banks is shorter than a number of American actors and taller than others. Nonetheless, he has a similar height to some famous people including Mike Myers, Mark Hamill, Andy Serkis, and Billi Joe Armstrong among others.