Cynthia Griner has been acting and modeling in Charlotte and the Southeast for more than 30 years. Growing up a Dancer studying ballet, tap and jazz she enjoyed performing in the show "A Chorus Line" and at Carowinds before transitioning into modeling and acting. She has judged numerous pageants in the Southeast.
Cynthia is a Screen Actors Guild Actress/Model and is signed with the Patrick Talent Agency out of PA. Her credits include Principal roles in National Commercials for AVON, Verizon, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Lowe’s as well as local TV ads for Bank of America, T-Mobile, Bloom, and Home Depot. She has appeared in Theatre, National Print Ads, Infomercials, and Fashion Shows.
An Alzheimer’s Advocate, Cynthia is CEO/Co-Founder of PURPLE PASSION 4 Alzheimer’s, a non-profit that raises awareness and funds to fight the disease, and to support the Caregivers and those Afflicted. Her role as CEO has allowed her the opportunity to visit and speak at local charities, meet with lawmakers, and participate in fundraisers.
Cynthia held the title of Mrs. NC International 2010. She is honored to be recognized by Gladys, which is a National Magazine as “Gladys Most Inspiring People of 2010” for her PURPLE PASSION 4 Alzheimer’s work. Featured in several local and national magazines and newspapers, she is a National Spokesperson for the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation in NY.
Cynthia and her husband Joseph live in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and have been married for 22 years. They are raising four busy boys together: Andrew -19, Taylor - 17, Grayson -13, and Coles-Albert- 7.