Gina's family immigrated from England to New Zealand in the 1950s. Gina Bellman was born in New Zealand to Russian-Polish-Jewish parents. She came to England at the age of 11.
She became a household name after appearing in Dennis Potter's drama Blackeyes, although she says she always knew she wanted to do comedy as well. As of 2007, she lives in Los Angeles, California.
She married Lucho Brieva, in July 2005 and they have 1 daughter, Romi, born November 20, 2009 in London.
Bellman rose to fame as a star of the British series
Coupling (2000-2004) and has starred in many series since. As of 2008, she plays grifter Sophie Devereaux on the series Leverage.