We can see many people getting attention and fame just for being the wives and girlfriends of celebrities. However, Laura Govan is the one who is not just known for being the ex-fiancee of a former basketball player, Gilbert Arenas but has also made her own identity in the glam industry.
Her fans and admirers have been curious to gain insights about her parents and net worth, so read further to explore. Also, find out who her husband is and their kids.
Who is Laura Govan? Bio
Laura Govan is known among people as a reality TV star. She is also famous for being former NBA Star Gilbert Arenas’s ex-fiancée. The star has featured on the first and second seasons of the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives: LA. She initially wanted to make her career as a basketball player; she even got a full scholarship to New Mexico State University, which helped her pursue her Bachelor’s degree in International Business and a Master’s degree in Sports Psychology.
Having a deep passion for sports, she entered into a different career background. Laura entered the entertainment industry by joining Basketball Wives and also played in the TV series Iyanla: Fix My Life. Furthermore, she is also featured on the series Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition.
Net Worth and Income
Laura has amassed a whopping net worth from her career. Apart from being a TV star, she also works as a model and owns a store named Real Life. Hence, the TV star has a net worth of $5 million, as we calculate all of her assets till now. The lady also is a top-notch businesswoman, which has helped her to earn a decent amount.
As far as we know, she lives a high-end life; however, it should be noted that her house was robbed back in 2017, where she lost altogether $700k worth.
Laura Govan relationship with her Ex-Fiance Gilbert Arenas
Laura and the NBA star Gilbert were in an intimate relationship from the year 2000. They even got engaged in 2008. However, it is not known when and where they met for the first time. The couple did have plans to further their relationship; hence, they even had four children. However, due to unexplainable reasons, they split in 2014.
Laura Govan Ex-Fiance Gilbert Arenas Net Worth and Wiki
Lauran’s ex-fiancee Gilbert was the high-rated basketball player in the 2013 session. He can be known for the outstanding performances he gave in basketball during his twelve years of career. Gilbert started his basketball journey when he was picked by San Francisco-based team Golden State Warriors in 2001.
He had managed to be the #31 overall pick in the NBA draft. Besides sports, his interest reached out till hosting as well; hence, he hosted a sports show and a podcast- The No Chill Podcast. With long successful years of dedication, he retired from basketball in 2013. The last game he played was for Shanghai Sharks in 2013.
Gilbert has amassed $135 million net worth with a fantastic career and stats throughout his active years. His salary and endorsement deals make up the majority of his earnings. In fact, he received an annual salary of $21.6 million and $100k for endorsements. If we dig deep under his career earnings, we might get lost on the way. The player managed to earn $334k annually just in his first-year career in 2001-2002. His worth started getting higher after he was titled the most valuable player of the session.
Who is Laura Govan’s husband? Relationship Status
As per our research, Laura is single and is not in any relationship till now, at the age of 41 years. However, her name has been attached romantically with Shaquille O’Neal and Gilbert Arenas. After parting ways with the NBA star Gilbert in 2008, she dated Shaquille O’Neal for a year from 2008 to 2009.
Laura Govan Children
Laura and her ex-fiancee share four children; two sons and two daughters together. Their firstborn child is a daughter Izela Semaya Arenas; she was born on December 24, 2005, and now is 15 years old. Furthermore, their second child is a son named Ali Jah Amani Arenas, who was born on March 16, 2007. They further conceived their two children, a son and a daughter named Aloni Kianno Arenas and Hamiley Penny Arenas.
Laura Govan Parents, Sister, and Bio
Laura was born and raised in Oakland with her two siblings, sisters Gloria and Lonnie. Moreover, her sister Gloria reportedly dated Matt Barnes. Unfortunately, there are no records of who her parents are. Sources report that Laura was hit by a car and went in a coma for three months when she was seven. Furthermore, there is nothing to discover about her early life as she has kept it private. We know that she has pursued her Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Master’s degree in Sports Psychology.
Height, Weight, and Measurements
Laura has a decent height of 6 feet 2 inches and has a bodyweight of about 59 kg. She has kept her physique in good shape, with measurements of 35-25-25 inches.