Starting at the age of 22 Gabriel started selling Rena-Ware cooking utensiles door to door. He used to conduct cooking demonstrations in peoples houses for up to 4 families at a time. In three years of doing this he learn't to interact with people of all nationalities and religions. Gabriel was awarded top salesman in Australasia. Later Gabriel began signwriting for Real Estate Agents and Developers on the Sunshine Coast. This prompted him to build up his own property portfolio which he manages mostly himself. Married for 30 years he has 3 sons and a daughter and 10 grandchildren. On weekends he takes them to sporting events and they also help him catch fish and mudcrabs.