- Named one of People magazine's Sexiest Men Alive in 2007.
- Best known for portraying playboy Jeremy Darling on ABC's soapy drama Dirty Sexy Money.
- Producer Greg Berlanti remembered Gabel's audition for another ABC series, Eli Stone, and called him in for the Dirty Sexy role.
- A former high school classmate and friend of actor Josh Gad (Back to You).
- Theodore Norman Howard Gabel — Son
- Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel — Daughter
- Bryce Dallas Howard — Wife
- New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States