Without a doubt, television has been one of the leading mediums through which several acting stars have found their success. While that is not exactly a new phenomenon, it has become even more pronounced in the golden age of television, where several TV shows are currently on air, lasting for several seasons. Out of the hundreds of television shows on air, a notable mention is Blue Bloods, one of the long-running shows which stars Sami Gayle.
Apart from being an entertaining police procedural that has lasted over 8 seasons, it can boast of helping kickstart the career of a number of actors and actresses, such as Sami Gayle, who plays Nicky Reagan on the show. Through the show, Sami has been able to build a laudable career as an actress.
With a Passion for Dance, Sami Gayle Ended Up in Front of the Screen
As a child growing up in Weston Florida, Gayle’s first love was dancing. As early as the age of 11 she was already working towards becoming a professional dancer, putting in 4-5 hours daily in dance practice.
Her journey into acting actually started when someone spotted her dancing in a ballet school and offered her a role in a show. She turned down the offer because she wanted to be with her brother at an event. Her brother later got her to audition for the Broadway production of Gypsy. She was successful and this marked the beginning of her journey into the world of acting.
Her Performance in The Blue Bloods has Been the Highlight of Her Young Career
One only needs to look at the life of Sami Gayle to appreciate the importance of finding your passion very early in life. Now a famous actress with national recognition, Sami’s acting career began in 2009, just 13 years after she was born on the 22nd of January, 1996 in Weston, Florida. While her birth was heralded as good news for her parents whose names are currently unknown but are known to be an attorney (father) and talent manager (mother), little did they know that their child would kickstart a journey to becoming a national star in 13 short years. Her mother used to be a business owner but currently manages her daughter’s career.
Sami Gayle is currently killing it in the acting industry but then again, she had often displayed excellence throughout her life leading up to her debut as an actress. Despite being homeschooled, she achieved Advanced Placement as a high school level student in all her subjects and was also a talented debater. She was ranked nationally in Public Forum Debate and has so far, received two bids to compete at one of the prestigious platforms for debaters, Tournament of Champions.
Perhaps someday Sami Gayle will head towards a career that lets her put her great debating skills to use but she is currently expressing her talents as an actress on one of CBS’ popular shows, Blue Bloods. Having made her debut on screen in 2009 on the show, As the World Turns, playing the character of Hayden Lawson, she has had over 10 credits to her name since with some of them being credits in notable feature-length films like Noah and Vampire Academy.
Sami Gayle got cast as Nicole Reagan-Boyle in 2010 on the show, Blue Bloods and has continued to star on the show as the character. Since she made her appearance, she has moved from playing a recurring role in the early seasons to becoming part of the main cast. Her character, Nicole Reagan is a member of the family of police officers on whom the show’s premise is based.
Sami Gayle has spent over a decade in front of the camera and she is set to spend a whole lot more as she continues to deliver exemplary performances. Her talents are not limited to onscreen projects, however. She began as an actress and has featured on a couple of theatres plays starting with a production of Gypsy on Off-Broadway and later reprising the role on Broadway. She has also featured in other plays, including Oohrah! at the Atlantic Theatre Company and Family Week for MCC Theatre. Three years before she got her big break on Blue Bloods, she appeared on Broadway, playing a role in a production of the musical, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.
Another project Sami has excelled at is the 2018 comedy film Candy Jar. Released on Netflix, The story centers around two high school debate team rivals forced to work together to get into their dream colleges. Sami plays Lona Skinner, a smart girl who dislikes schoolmate Bennett Russell. Their rocky relationship evolves into a friendship that helps them qualify for the State debate championships. They also become study mates that help each get into their dream College. Gayles’s performance was praised by movie critics as a mature performance.
How much has She Made so far?
By all definitions, Sami Gayle’s career is still in its infancy as she has made just a handful of appearances. Through all of this, Sami Gayle, who has been in the industry for over a decade has been able to accrue a net worth of $500,000. Her Blue Bloods salary is considered her biggest source of revenue as the project is still running after 10 seasons and over 210 episodes. In the middle of her commitment to Blue Blood, she attended Columbia University where she bagged a degree in political science and art history.
She is sure to have made some money from her early jobs as a stage actress many of which were never really high stake productions.
Is She Gay?
Sami Gayle is known to be very passionate and quite eager to talk about her career but when it comes to her personal life, she has restrained from sharing information with the media or her fans. As one of the main faces of one of the major shows on television, there has been increased interest in her relationship life which has, in turn, led to rumors of her being gay. While she has not confirmed being in any relationship yet, there is also no confirmation regarding her sexual orientation as of date. She has not been linked romantically with anyone.