The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has introduced us to many iconic women since it premiered in October 2010. Among the many individuals who have found fame through the show is Brandi Glanville. While she was not a part of the main cast in her first season of the show, Brandi gained people’s attention immediately with her unfiltered and direct comments.
Following the fame she found through The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Brandi has gone on to become a successful businesswoman, television personality, and author. But besides her career trajectory, people have shown much interest in her personal life. Thus, in this biography, we will take a deeper look at her childhood, family life, and more.
Where Is Brandi Glanville From?
The popular television personality was born Brandi Lynn Glanville in Salinas, California, on November 16, 1972. She grew up alongside her sister, Tricia Glanville, and her brother Michael Glanville. Brandi Glanville’s parents are Guy Glanville and Judith Glanville (Judith Swinehart) and they worked very hard to provide for the family. While her mother worked as a housekeeper, her father reportedly worked three jobs including at a grocery store and gas station to support the family.
Moreover, Glanville has stated that her dad, Guy grew marijuana and she would sell it as she got older. Also, the blonde beauty admitted that she and her siblings blackmailed their dad to obtain money. It is unclear what type of relationship Brandi and her family now share. But we hope to know more about it in the coming days.
Talking about her educational background, Glanville attended Gloria Dei Luther and Willow Rancho Baptist School. But she completed her high school studies at John F. Kennedy High School in Granada Hills, Los Angeles.
When Did Brandi Glanville Start Her Career?
While it is stated that Brandi graduated from John F. Kennedy High School she moved to Paris, France at the age of 16 to start her modeling career. She signed with Elite Model Management and worked around the world, including in Munich, Hamburg, New York, Tokyo, and Los Angeles. Glanville also started walking in Paris runway shows a year after making her debut.
As a model, Glanville worked with many well-known brands including Versace, Giorgio Armani, Valentino, and Gucci. She also appeared in a commercial for the light beer, Coors Light. She has also appeared in many magazines such as The Times, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and NW to name a few. While Brandi’s time as a professional model seems to be over, she has not stepped away from the limelight.
How Did Brandi Glanville Found Fame?
As aforementioned, the California native started her career in the entertainment world as a model in the 1990s. However, she gained much prominence following her recurring appearance in the second season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She was a breakout star that season which resulted in Brandi being cast as a main cast member in season 3. Glanville went on to be part of the main cast till the fifth season before guest starring in the 6th, 9th and 10th seasons.
Between 2011 and 2020, Brandi has been on 95 episodes of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She has also appeared in other versions of The Real Housewives franchise including The Real Housewives of New York City, The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, and Vanderpump Rules. Furthermore, Glanville has starred in much other reality series and competition shows such as Celebrity Apprentice, Famously Single, My Kitchen Rules, Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul, Celebrity Big Brother UK, and more.
The Real Housewives star has also had a few acting projects over the years. She starred in 90210, Missing at 17, The Hungover Games, Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens, and Family Reunion. She played varied characters in these projects and we hope to see more of Brandi’s acting skills in the coming days.
How Much Is Brandi Glanville’s Fortune?
Having found fame through The Real Housewives has resulted in Brandi finding more opportunities to earn a big fortune. She has released two books, Drinking and Tweeting: And Other Brandi Blunders and Drinking and Dating: P.S. Social Media Is Ruining Romance which she co-authored with Leslie Bruce. Her first book revolved around the circumstances behind her divorce and other life stories and became a New York Times Bestseller. As for her second book, Glanville opened up about her dating life and relationships.
Furthermore, Brandi Glanville’s net worth of $5 million has also benefited from her business ventures. She launched her clothing line called Brand B in December 2012 and products from the line were sold exclusively on Amazon. Moreover, she launched a T-Shirt line in 2014 through her official online store. Shirts with slogans such as It’s Not Fun To Be Sober and Medicated are priced between $25 and $30.
The well-known television personality also utilizes her massive online presence and has collaborated with many brands. She endorses beauty and wellness products and has partnered with companies such as Lifeline Skin Care, FabFitFun, Hand MD Skincare, Singles Swag, and more. She also hosts a podcast show titled Brandi Glanville Unfiltered where she talks about pop culture and also interviews various personalities.
Is Brandi Glanville Married?
Much like her professional journey, Brandi Glanville’s personal life has also been a topic of interest for many. She was previously married to actor Eddie Cibrian and also welcomed two sons with him. Brandi and Eddie’s marriage took a sour turn after it was revealed that the actor had begun an affair with LeAnn Rimes, the country music singer. The former pair announced their separation in July 2009 and their divorce was finalized in September 2010.
Brandi had a difficult relationship with LeAnn in the early days of her breakup with her ex-husband. But now, the duo share a close bond and do not hesitate to show it off on Instagram. Moreover, Rimes, Glanville, and Cibrian co-parent the latter two’s sons, Jake Austin Cibrian and Mason Edward Cibrian. We wish the blended family more happiness in the days to come.