Brandi Passante, one the popular Storage Wars cast members, is a well-known face thanks to her reality TV stint. The business owner has amassed a good fortune and fan following through the A&E show. Keep reading for details about her in our Brandi Passante wiki.
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Brandi Leigh Passante was born on May 16, 1980 in Harris County, Texas. The 37-year-old is best known for reality shows like Storage Wars and Brandi and Jarrod: Married to the Job.
Fans of Storage Wars will know that though Brandi Passante and Jarrod Schulz have been together for over 15 years now, they are not married. The couple won over fans with their bickering, and relatable dynamic. Schulz is more of a risk taker with his bidding, while the sharp-tongued Passante is always there to question his sometimes impulsive decisions. But despite everything, they love each other and are happily raising their two children, Cameron and Payton Schulz. The mother of two has over 55,000 followers on her Instagram account.
The couple’s fame came from A&E’s Storage Wars. Passante and her long-time boyfriend, Jarrod Schulz have been with the show since its first season. Referred to as “The Young Guns,” Schulz and Passante owned and operated the Now and Then thrift store in Orange, California, which closed in early 2016.
By the fourth season of Storage Wars, the couple opened a second location in Long Beach, California. Unfortunately, the store was not very successful and was closed by the premiere of season 5.
Following the success of Storage Wars, A&E premiered Brandi & Jarrod: Married to the Job. The show exclusively focused on how the couple balances their lives between running their business and raising their two children, but it only lasted one season.
In 2013, Brandi Passante won a defamation case against porn distributor Hunter Moore, who leaked a nude video and pornographic images of Passante on Facebook. She sued Moore and demanded $2.5 million in the lawsuit. But the judge ruled that the amount couldn’t be justified, and the case settled with Moore paying Passante’s legal expenses, which ended up being a mere $750.
Brandi Passante’s net worth is estimated to be $2.0 million. Her interest in storage auctions and repurposing items received the right attention from Jarrod Schulz’s aunt, who was in the storage industry. It was thanks to Schulz’s aunt that he was approached to be on Storage Wars.
The Storage Wars star admits that, in another life, she might have wanted to be a chef. Brandi Passante loves to cook, and as a Sicilian, she can easily make some of the most delicious chicken stroganoff —which also happens to be her favorite dish!