Matt Barnes' ex-wife Gloria Govan: Know about her Married Life and Current Affairs

News by Saburo Published on 13 Jun,2017 Updated on 18 Jun,2017

Jenifer Wiener once said, “Divorce isn't such a tragedy. A tragedy's staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.”  Gloria Govan, Who divorced her NBA player husband Matt Barnes in 2016 lived the story. 

We have all exclusive details about her broken marriage plus recent affairs here!

What is Gloria Govan Up To These Days, Old New Boyfriend Still on the Deck?

The former Basketball Wives of LA star Gloria Govan is a divorced woman. She divorced her husband Matt Barnes in 2016. She is currently dating former NBA coach Derek Fisher. According to sources, the couple has been together for two years. Laura started dating him after few months of filing divorce from ex-husband Matt Barnes.


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Laura and Derek seem quite in love, they frequently share wonderful moments spent together via their Social sites. However, the couple hasn't talked about their wedding plan. She is also raising twin boys from her ex-husband Matt Barnes.


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Her twin sons are in 3rd grade now, she shared via her Instagram on June 7, 2017.

Gloria Govan and Matt Barnes: The Divorced Couple

Gloria, the younger sister of Laura Govan, and Matt were friends since 8th grade and the couple started dating in 2006. In 2010, in an interview with Latina. Com, Govan talked about her relationship with Barnes:

I was in 8th grade when I met him and I remember I had braces and looked a disaster. We didn’t start dating until 2006 when he was playing for the Golden State Warriors and came back to Oakland, my hometown. That’s when we ran into each other again.

The couple gave birth to their twin sons Carter Kelly Barnes and Isaiah Michael Barnes in November 2008. After six years of dating, Matt and Gloria got married in 2012.

The divorced couple: Gloria Govan and Matt Barnes, Source: BET

Unfortunately, after two years, the couple separated and filed for divorce citing trust issues. After separating from him, she began dating Derek Fisher in 2015.

When Matt knew about her relationship with Derek, he had a fight with Fisher, After a year, their divorce was finalized in December 2016. According to their divorce statement, they both agreed on child and spousal support.

Barnes was also ready to pay $5K per month for sons in their education and the number would increase up to $10K until the kids wouldn’t be 18. For Gloria, he also agreed to provide $20K each month for lifetime.

Quick Facts about Gloria Govan

  • Govan was born on January 1, 1970.
  • She is a native of Oakland, California.
  • She has two sisters Laura and Lonnie Govan.
  • Gloria Govan featured in the reality television show Basketball Wives and Basketball Wives LA.
  • Her ex-husband Matt Barnes is an NBA player.
  • She has published her cooking book ‘A Mixed Girl’s Favorite Recipes'.

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