Laura Govan Biography
|Date of Birth:||1979 , September-21|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||Oakland, California|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Weight in KG||59 KG|
|Married to||Gilbert Arenas|
|Children||Aloni Arenas, Hamiley Arenas, Alijah Amani Arenas, Izela Samaya Arenas|
|TV Show||Basketball Wives LA|
|Siblings||Gloria Govan, Lonnie Govan|
Laura Govan is a reality television star known best for appearing in the VH1 Reality show Basketball Wives. She is the ex-fiancée to NBA All-Star Basketball player, Gilbert Arenas. She is an actress, known for Almost Amazing (2017), JC Tha Barber (2017) and I Dream of Nene: The Wedding (2013).
She was in a relationship with Gilbert Arenas from 2002 to 2014 and they were engaged from September 2008 to their break up. They have 4 children together; daughters Izela Semaya Arenas and Hamiley Penny Arenas, and sons Alijah Amani Arenas and Aloni Kianno Arenas.
Early Life, Education, And Career Of Laura Govan
Govan was born on 21st September 1979, in Oakland. She is the ex-fiancée to NBA All-Star Basketball player Gilbert Arenas, known as popularly as Agent Zero. Her appearance on the show has made her an instant celebrity.
A well-known fact about her childhood is that she survived a dreadful car accident at the age of 7. She slipped into a 3-month long coma after the incident and had to re-learn everything the same way a baby does, once she recovered. The car that hit her had taken her along for roughly a block.
Govan graduated from the New Mexico State University. Laura’s expertise does not lie only in being the fiancé of a basketball player. Before being engaged to Gilbert, she worked in the PR for the Sacramento Kings, the Los Angeles Lakers and was the assistant to basketball player Shaq.
Govan plays basketball, baseball and soccer and evidently got so good in basketball that she was offered a position as the head coach of Santa Carla University’s women’s basketball team, which she declined as she was pregnant.
Laura Govan's Personal Life
Govan's relationship with Arenas started when the latter was playing for the Warriors. Since then, their off and on the relationship has been a hot subject for the tabloids. They had been together for a span of 12 years.
When proposing to Laura, Arenas had given her a ring worth about a million dollars. They, however, have never been married and lived together as husband and wife. Their famously stormy relationship has been subjected to several breakups and reunions, but their relationship seems to be over this time.
In 2009, Laura and basketball player Shaq were the subject of controversy regarding their leaked email messages, which clearly showed that they were having a secret affair. This led to the divorce of Shaq and his wife Shaunie. Even as there are issues regarding the authenticity of those messages, Shaunie had no doubt about it and thus filed for divorce.
Back in 2010 and 2011, Arenas and Laura were the subjects of tabloid gossip about their break up. Arenas sued her at about the same time for false advertisement and trademark infringement. The lawsuit was dropped in 2012 and news surfaced that they were about getting married. However, it so happens that they did not.
Laura has four children with Arenas and according to the recent settlement they had, Arenas kicked her and their kids out of the California home that is owned and paid for by him. He also reportedly asked her to give back the Escalade he paid for.
Laura Govan's Net Worth, Salary And Body Measurements
This woman of Mexican and African-American origin has accumulated a net worth of $10 million USD. She has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and has an hourglass-shaped body.
As of now, she has moved on from her past relationship with the basketball star and has released children’s cookbooks and video tutorials regarding how she reduced her weight from 225 to 140 pounds.
She is also active on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. She has a huge number of fan followers on social accounts.