Gloria Govan ,Matt Barnes' ex-wife wiki: Fact you need to know about their relation
Well, you might be familiar with Matt Kelly Barnes aka Matt Barnes, an American retired professional basketball player who played for 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
When the information regarding Matt Barnes' professional career is openly discussed in the media, how many of you do know about his personal life. Do you know about his ex-wife Gloria Govan whom he tied the knot in 2013?
Though the couple has now separated and divorced, people have been keeping a keen interest in Matt Barnes' beautiful ex-wife, Gloria Govan. Today, on this topic, we will let you know five facts about Gloria Govan right below:
Gloria and Matt Knew each other since 8th grade
In one of the interview back in 2010, Gloria openly talked about how her relationship with Matt started. She shared the information regarding the beginning of her relationship with Matt. The couple first met in the 8th grade and did not begin dating until 2006 when he was busy with Golden State Warriors.
The pair tied the knot in the year 2012 but later separated in mid-October 2014. Though the two have separated in 2012, their divorce was finalized on December 21, 2016.
Matt and Gloria Welcomed twin boys
After dating for a couple of years, the couple welcomed their children even before they tied the knot. Govan gave birth to twin boys on November 6, 2008. The pair named the boys as Carter Kelly Barnes and Isaiah Michael Barnes.
While speaking of Matt and Gloria's children, Matt's long list of fines from the NBA took all off the money that was supposed to go to their children.
Gloria and Derek Fisher's Relationship is the reason behind her separation from Matt
Fisher who filed for divorce from 10 years wife Candace was in a romantic relationship with Matt Barnes' ex-wife, Gloria Govan for a few months during Gloria and Matt's separation.
After Matt found out his ex-wife' relationship, he drove 95 miles to confront his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate. After Fisher separated from his wife Candace, he was reportedly dating Matt Barnes' ex-wife Gloria Govan.
4. Matt criticized her for seeking attention
After Matt and Gloria separated and ended their relationship, Matt did not hold his words towards Gloria. In one the interview, when Matt was asked about how tough it was to concentrate on the NBA and to deal with the breakup, he replied:
“Um, very difficult,
You know, especially when your ex is an attention seeker.
5. The former star of "Basketball Wives" and "Basketball Wives LA."
If you have ever watched "Basketball Wives," then you might notice Gloria Govan. She was the main cast member of the Basketball Wives debuted back in 2010. She spent two seasons on the show before she joined "Basketball Wives LA" in 2011 and 2012.
Gloria also owns a few acting credits to her name that includes "ChocolateCity and More Money, More Family" in the year 2015.
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