Gloria Govan is a famous American author, actress, reality TV star, and a TV host. However, she is best known as the wife of Matt Barnes, a former NBA basketball player. When her husband was traded to Los Angeles Lakers, she appeared on the Florida version of the reality TV series called Basketball Wives and also Basketball Wives: LA.
However, her marriage has ended. While they were separated, Govan was in a relationship with Derek Fisher, another NBA star. After that was discovered, many questioned her faithfulness to her husband from when she was married.
Gloria Govan was born in Oakland, California on February 22, 1970. However, there is information about her being born on February 22, 1985. She has two siblings, a sister Laura Govan and a brother Lonnie Govan. Gloria has an African-American ethnicity from her father’s side of the family and Hispanic ancestry from her mother’s side.
Kids and Sister
Gloria has two sons- twins named Carter Kelly Barnes and Isaiah Michael Barnes from her marriage with Matt Barnes. They were born on November 6, 2008.
Matt and Gloria first met when they were kids in eight grade. However, they started a relationship a few years later, in 2006, when he moved to California. They dated for six years and then got married in 2012. They split up eleven months later and finalized their divorce in 2016.
Gloria’s sister Laura is the former fiance of Gilbert Arenas who is also an NBA player. They were in a relationship for 16 years and had four children- Izela, Alijah, Hamiley, and Aloni.
However, the two sisters don’t get along very well.
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Gloria Govan Net Worth 2023
It wasn’t tricky for Gloria to make it in Hollywood since she has good looks, perfect shape, and a pleasant personality and social skills. She appeared in movies such as Chocolate City and More Money, More Family. She gained popularity on reality TV, and her estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.