Gocha Hawkins

Also Known As: Gocha Hawkins • Born: 02/05/1972

Gocha Hawkins epitomizes the epitome of entrepreneurship, creativity, and resilience. Hailing from Detroit, Michigan, Gocha has established herself as a multifaceted personality, seamlessly navigating business, entertainment, and philanthropy. Born on February 5, 1972, Gocha’s roots trace back to the southern states of Alabama and Mississippi, instilling in her a rich cultural heritage and a deep sense of resilience inherited from the Great Migration era. Her father’s tenure in the Detroit Police Department, as a supervisor at the Ford Manufacturing plant, and her mother’s longstanding service in the Federal government laid the groundwork for Gocha’s values of hard work, education, and perseverance in pursuing the American Dream. Having split her formative years between Alabama and Detroit, Gocha embarked on a journey of self-discovery and academic pursuit. 

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Culinary Maven

In addition to her prowess in hairstyling, Gocha’s culinary talents shine through in her acclaimed breakfast creations, earning her widespread acclaim in the restaurant industry.


Gocha’s dedication to social causes extends beyond her businesses, as evidenced by her founding of Gocha’s Illumination Foundation, aiming to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

Media Maven

Gocha’s influence extends to the media landscape, with appearances on notable television shows and featured in prominent publications, solidifying her status as a multifaceted entrepreneur.

Height: 5’6”(167cm)

Nationality: American

Show(s): Bold & Bougie

Network(s): We TV

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Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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Latest TV Shows

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