Fame is often associated with ordinary people who do extraordinary things or associate with persons who are already known for extraordinary things. The likes of Brandi Padilla can be categorized under the latter. She received wide public attention for being the wife of a famous NBA superstar Kevin Garnett. Prior to her marriage with the NBA star, Padilla’s personal life and career are mostly surfed. She even became more public attention when the news about their divorce broke out in the media.
Brandi Padilla we know has been a very supportive wife and mother to her kids. She is also among the Wives and Girlfriends of high-profile professional athletes (WAGs) who maintain their hot and model-like figures. Let’s reveal some interesting facts about Kevin’s better half below.
Brandi Padilla – Biography
Born on January 25, 1976, in San Pedro, Brandi Padilla is the daughter of Bernadette Padilla. Her father’s name is not yet known but she grew up with her family. As a San Pedro native, Padilla spent much of her early years in the town. Sadly, information about her education and childhood cannot be found because she is yet to share it with the public.
Facts About Kevin Garnett’s Wife – Brandi Padilla
Finding out details about the San Pedro native is quite exhausting mainly because of her private nature. Details of her career have also been shadowed by that of her famous husband. It is fair to believe that Padilla has been quietly working out something to make a living before destiny brought her and Garnett together in 2004. Since her marriage to Garnett, she is only known as his faithful wife of the basketball genius.
Now a former basketball player of the NBA, Padilla’s husband was known for playing 21 seasons in the National Basketball Association for which he received numerous awards for breaking several NBA records. For example, he was the only NBA player to reach at least 25,000 points, 10,000 rebounds, 1,500 steals 5,000 assists, and 1,500 blocks in his career. He is also NBA’s first player to win Conference Player of the Month Award four times in a single season, among many others.
How She Met Kevin Garnett for the First Time
Brandi and her husband dated for a very long time before their marriage in 2004. Prior to that time, the estranged couple has not yet said who first saw the other and how they got friendship developed to a relationship. When the two were set to officially settle down they celebrated it in Califonia, July 2004. The wedding ceremony was quite private with a few friends and relatives present.
She is among the Hottest NBA WAGs
To be among the NBA Wags means you are a public figure perceived by many as either trashy or classy. For Brandi Padilla, she is not only perceived as very classy but also as among the hottest wives of famous NBA stars. Hoopsvibe, a media company famous for sharing NBA news and gossips, listed Padilla as the 6th of their 25 hottest NBA WAGs in 2010. Among her best physical qualities is her body figure, which she has maintained so well despite having kids.
Bandi Padilla’s Net Worth
Padilla may not have revealed any detail about her career but this is not to say that she does not make huge earnings. As it is with her career, her net worth has been overshadowed by that of her husbands’ which stands around $327 million. The couple lived a very comfortable and luxurious lifestyle in their 8,000 square foot home located in Concord, MA. The House was reportedly worth $4.6 million. It is also believed that she received a huge sum from her husband’s earnings when their divorce was finalized.
There is a Huge Height Difference Between Bandi and Kevin Garnett
Brandi is just 5 feet 7 inches tall which is 14 inches below her husband whose height is 6’1”. The difference between their height is often noticed when the two walk closely together at an event. Despite all that, the two are always adorable together.
Brandi Padilla is of American nationality with a mixed ethnic background. She has a sister named Lisa Padilla. Detail about other members of her immediate family is not yet known. Her sister is the wife of Jimmy Jam Harris, a famous American songwriter, and Def Jam producer.
Brandi’s estranged husband is a Greenville, South Carolina native and he is the second of three children born to his mother, Shirley Garnett. After her marriage to the NBA star, the couple is blessed with two adorable daughters. Their first daughter named Capri was born April 18, 2008, and the second child was born in 2013.
Brandi and her husband ended their marriage of about a decade and a half after Padilla filed for divorce in 2018 citing irreconcilable differences. The legal documents which were filed in Los Angeles also have her requesting to take physical custody of their daughters, with of course full spousal support. The sad news about their separation came exactly two years after Garnett retired from the NBA in 2016.