Gabriele grew up in the former East Germany. After the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, she moved to the US and now lives in Los Angeles.
Gabriele produced the documentary film One Germany, The Other Side of the Wall in 2011. It examines the reunification of Germany after 20 years. It features interviews with the former President of Germany, political prisoners, Stasi (East German secret police) officers, rock musicians, and comedians.
She has been running with the Skid Row Running Club since 2013.