Former Lakers star and New York Knicks ex-coach, Derek Fisher was arrested yesterday (June 4) in California, under the suspicion of driving under the influence. The 42-year-old was driving with his girlfriend, Gloria Govan, on the 101 freeway when his car flipped! Luckily, they were both unharmed, but Fisher was arrested by the California Highway Patrol under suspicion of driving under the influence. Read our Gloria Govan wiki to learn more about Derek Fisher’s girlfriend, the exotic bombshell.
Gloria Govan’s Wiki
Gloria Govan is a reality TV star, who is best known for starring on VH1’s Basketball Wives. The gorgeous actress was born on February 22, 1970 in Oakland, California to an African-American father and a Mexican mother. She grew up with her two siblings —Laura and Lonnie Govan— in California.
Laura Govan is also a reality TV star. She appeared on Basketball Wives LA and is the former fiancée of NBA All-Star, Gilbert Arenas.
Gloria Govan has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
She’s Making a Name for Herself as an Actress
With a height of 5’5” and her stunning looks, Gloria Govan has earned a niche for herself in the entertainment industry. The 47-year-old is a gorgeous woman, whose beauty has garnered her success as an actress and television personality.
Govan was featured in a commercial to promote the new Ultimate Fighting Championship partnership with Fox. The commercial was shot by acclaimed ad director Joseph Kahn’s production company, HSI Productions.
The reality star is an excellent host who’sd interviewed powerhouse celebrities including entrepreneur Ted Turner, singer Aretha Franklin, superstars Kevin Hart, Tommy Davidson, Blair Underwood, as well as Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees and 8-time Grammy Award winners, Earth Wind & Fire, and many more.
Govan was one of the main cast members in the first season of Basketball Wives. She also appeared on the first two seasons of its spin-off, Basketball Wives: LA. She broadened her acting credits with small roles in movies like Chocolate City and More Money, More Family.
Gloria Govan was considered among basketball’s high-profile WAGs (Wives and Girlfriends) after marrying her high school sweetheart, NBA player Matt Barnes, in 2012.
The couple have twin boys, Carter Kelly Barnes and Isaiah Michael Barnes, who were born on November 6, 2008. However, the couple separated in October 2014.
In 2015, Govan reportedly started dating another NBA player, Derek Fisher, something her ex-husband was apparently not happy about. It was reported that in 2015, Barnes drove 95 miles to start a fight with his former Lakers teammate in the home he shared with Govan.
Social Media Life
The mother of two is quite active on social media, with over 376,000 followers on Instagram. Check out some of Gloria Govan’s hottest pictures!