Gloria Govan

Inside Biography

Early Life And Education Of Gloria Govan 

Gloria was born on January 1, 1970, Oakland, California, United States where she spent most of her childhood with her beloved sister Laura and Lonnie Govan.

Her birth sign is Capricorn. The three sisters have a close knitted relationship like none other. Gloria holds an American nationality.

Gloria Govan's Career

Gloria is known not for her own accolades but mostly for being the wife of the NBA player, Matt Barnes. Matt Barns is a well known American NBA player who is currently playing for Memphis Grizzlies. Gloria met Barnes while she was in eighth grade.

She recalls that he had braces on and looked really hideous. At the time Barns was getting ready to play for their school basketball team. Later in 2006, Barns had begun playing for the Golden State Warriors and had come to Govan’s hometown. They ran into each other a couple of times.  The two eventually began dating.

This ended up in their marriage and then the beginning of Govan’s TV career. Govan and Barns’ romance was displayed on the VH1 reality TV show Basketball Wives LA where the public saw the dramatic side of Govan. Recently she was removed from the cast after Barns and Govans split up hit the news.

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Gloria Govan's Net Worth And Body Measurements 

As of 2019, Gloria is currently 33 years old but looks a lot younger than her age. She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 8 inches. She has a perfect figure with petite belly and voluptuous breasts.

Govan has maintained her body even after having two children. She doesn’t seem to be very bitter about her split up with Barns and is seen with many men in public. She seems to have moved on and lived a happy life.

As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million, as per celebrity net worth.  Furthermore, she is also an author of a cooking book ‘A Mixed Girl’s Favorite Recipes'.

Gloria Govan's Personal Life 

As of now, she is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher in early 2018. Previously, Gloria is married to basketball player Matt Barnes, with whom she first met when Govan was only 12 years old.  

The former pair started dating in 2006, and but Barns was arrested in 2010 on suspicion of domestic violence against Gloria.

However, even after that they stayed together and got married in 2012 in Santa Barbara. The couple has two lovely children named Isaiah Michael Barns and Carter Kelly Barns. Throughout the reality show, the public can see many Govan and Barns fights.

Govan was suspected of having extramarital affairs with fellow NBA player and Knicks head coach Derek Fisher which caused a stir in the NBA arena. Barns even aimed at hitting Fisher in his house. The couple split up in 2014 but their controversy remained to excite the public even more.

Barns told the media that he was not bitter after the break-up. There was a twitter rampage when Barns called out to Govan for her dress up during the red carpet January premiere of The Wedding Ringer.




by sanjeet, 01 Dec, 2015


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