Laura Govan Biography, Wiki, Age, Parents, Kids, Marriage Boot Camp and Net Worth

Laura Govan Biography | Laura Govan Wiki

Laura Govan is an American actress and reality television star who gained popularity after appearing on Basketball Wives LA. Govan is the ex-fiancee of the professional basketball player, Gilbert Arenas.

As an actress, she is known for  Almost Amazing (2017), JC Tha Barber (2017) and I Dream of Nene: The Wedding (2013).

Govan received a full scholarship to New Mexico State University where she then earned her Master’s Degree in Sports Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in International Business. Upon her graduation, she was offered to be the head coach for Santa Clara University’s women’s basketball team. However, Govan declined the offer as she was pregnant. the pregnancy also prevented her from pursuing her Ph.D. at the time.

Laura runs her own clothing line and jewelry for women after pregnancy at Shop in Real Life. Govan has confessed that she lacked support from her own parents and she feels betrayed when she repeatedly tried to convince them that she was sexually assaulted by someone they knew.

Laura Govan Age

Govan was born on 21 September 1979 in  Oakland, California, United States. She is 40 years old as of 2019.

Laura Govan Parents

Laura’s mother was of African-American ethnicity, and her mother was of Mexican ethnicity. She has two sisters Gloria and Lonnie.


Laura Govan Sister

Gloria Govan, Laura’s sister appeared on the VH1 series Basketball Wives and Basketball Wives LA before departing the show to focus her attention on acting, hosting and content development. Laura has accused her sister Gloria of having an affair with her ex at the time they were still together and she was a major factor in their split.

Gloria who was previously married to Matt Barnes has not yet commented on the accusations. Gloria and Barnes share twin boys.

Laura Govan Baby Father

Laura met Gilbert while he was playing for the Golden State Warriors and Laura was working for the team. The two then began to develop a romantic relationship.

Laura Govan Kids

Govan and Gilbert share four children, Aloni, Hamiley, Alijah, and Izela.

Laura Govan Basketball Wives

Having most of the Basketball Wives married to professional basketball players, Govan actually played basketball herself. Laura played and coached. At the college level, she attempted to play overseas but her career was cut short by injuries. Her ex-fiance had gone as far as filling a lawsuit to try and prevent her from joining the show.

Laura Govan Iyanla

Govan joined the TV series Iyanla: Fix My Life on May 2017. In the show, she revealed that the real reason for joining Basketball Wives LA was because she felt angry and bitter. She shared that she also often felt lonely despite having 4 children.

Laura Govan Marriage Boot Camp | Laura Govan 2019

Govan is featured on the third season of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition in October 2019. Govan, Gloria, and Michael struggle to break free from a daunting past and battle to get to the truth. She stars alongside Pop star Aaron Carter and his mother Jane who come face-to-face in the most dramatic momager and son reunion ever. Just off the heels of a public divorce, “Real Housewives of Orange County”, Alexis Bellino and her also divorced mother Penelope suffers from years of pent up resentment. In a last-ditch effort to save his brotherly bond, notorious child actor Corey Feldman enters with his brother Eden and his wife Courtney.

Dr. Ish Major and Dr. Venus Nicolino host the show, they push the stars and their families to the point of no return when they send them on a road trip to face painful truths and find out if blood is truly thicker than water.

Laura Govan House

Govan’s house was robbed in February 2017. Laura’s losses amounted to $700k in total but no suspects were found.

Laura Govan Net Worth

The basketball wives star has earned greatly from her television career. She has earned quite a fortune for herself boasting a net worth of $1 million.

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