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Gloria Govan was born on the 1st January 1970, in Oakland, California USA, and is a reality television star, actress and author, mostly known as the ex-wife of the NBA player Matt Barnes, as well as for her appearances in the VH1 television series “Basketball Wives” and “Basketball Wives: LA”.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this starlet has acquired? How rich Gloria Govan is? According to sources, it is estimated that Gloria Govan’s net worth, as of early 2016, is $1.5 million. The main part of her net worth comes from TV engagements, but her divorce certainly added a significant sum to Gloria’s fortune.
Gloria Govan Net Worth $1.5 Million
Gloria Govan’s descent is African American from her father and Mexican from her mother. One of Gloria’s two siblings, her sister Laura Govan, is also a TV star who gained her popularity by starring in “Basketball Wives: LA” as she is the former wife of the NBA All-Star “Agent Zero” – Gilbert Arenas as well as for an alleged affair with Shaquille O’Neal.
Gloria’s nationwide fame started rising soon after 2010, when she appeared in the first season of VH1’s reality television series, “Basketball Wives”. Based in Miami, Florida, the drama-filled and often controversial show depicts the lives of the wives and girlfriends of NBA’s professional basketball players. Gloria’s TV debut was successful, and in 2011 she starred in “Basketball Wives: LA” after her, now ex-husband, Matt Barnes, was traded from Orlando Magic to Los Angeles Lakers. These assignments, apart from raising her popularity, provided the basis for Gloria Govan’s overall net worth.
After a prosperous beginning, Gloria Govan has continued to pursue a television career, and soon was named as the hostess of Codeblack Entertainment’s documentary series “Backstage Confidential”, capturing exclusive behind-the-scenes, one-on-one interviews, featuring 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend. Gloria was also named as the 20th Annual Trumpet Awards host in 2012, in Atlanta where she managed to interview some of the most popular celebrities including Ted Turner, Aretha Franklin, Kevin Hart, Tommy Davidson, Blair Underwood and Earth Wind and Fire, eight-time Grammy Award winners and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Indubitably, these involvements have certainly increased Gloria Govan’s overall net worth.
Some of the most recent Gloria Govan work includes an extremely lucrative commercial deal with UFC, and two movie roles – Gloria guest starred in “Chocolate City” (2015) and in 2016 Dean Taylor’s comedy “Meet the Blacks”. Apart from those mentioned, in her portfolio there are numerous TV appearances in various shows such as “Hollywood Uncensored with Sam Rubin” (2012), “Home & Family” (2013) and “Chasing LA” (2015). In 2014, Gloria Govan published her first cookbook, “A Mixed Girl’s Favorite Recipes”. All these accomplishments have certainly helped Gloria Govan to build a successful entertainment career as well as to earn a respectable amount of money.
When it comes to her personal life, in 2006 Gloria Govan started dating her 8th grade crush and NBA star player Matt Barnes and two years later, the couple had twin sons. Gloria and Matt married in 2012, but then divorced after 14 months of marriage.
Since 2015, Gloria Govan has been dating another basketball star, Los Angeles Lakers’ five-time NBA Championship winner, Derek Fisher.
Apart from her dynamic show business career, Gloria Govan has also been involved in various charity causes, including her engagement as the executive director of the Athletes Vs Cancer foundation.
Gloria Govan is also very active on several social networks, mostly on Twitter and Instagram where her posts and photos are followed by almost 490,000 people.