Laura Govan is an American television personality who is very famous for her appearance in the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives: LA in its first season and second season. She is the ex-wife of Gilbert Arenas(NBA all-star).

Short-Bio Of Laura Govan

Laura Govan was born under the birth sign Virgo on September 21, 1979, in Oakland, California, USA. She is of American nationality while her ethnicity is mixed(Mexican, American, and African). She was raised alongside two siblings: Gloria Govan and Lonnie Govan.

Regarding her education, she completed her schooling at the local school where she was a basketball player. During her high school days, she was ranked at 30 points average per game.

For her graduation, she received  full scholarship to study at New Mexico State University from where she did Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Master’s Degree in Sports Psychology


When she was seven years old she was faced a terrifying accident. Well she became the victim of the hit and run by the drunk driver. Following the accident she went to a coma for three months.

Unsuccessful Marital Life With Gilbert Arenas

The 41 yaers old, Laura Govan is said to be in reality however the detail on her love life is missing as she has prefer to keep it private.

Previously she was married to Gilbert Arenas. They met each other while both of them were playing for the Golden State Warriors. Together the pair spent 16 years and shared four kids: Hamiley, Alijah, Aloni, and Isela.

Laura Govan with her ex-husband
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As per Laura, the main reason for their separation was his ex-husband was cheatings on her with her sister.

Her Net Worth, Career, and Other Detail!!!

Laura Govan is supposed to hold a net worth of around $1 million as of 2021 from her career as a reality star as well as a coach. Also, she must have received a decent amount of worth from her ex-husband, Gilbert Arenas as divorce alimony as he holds around $40 million.

Back in February 2017, her home was robbed and she lost a worth of around $700k. To this date, no suspect have been found.

While talking about her career, she was a basketball player and also the college level she even attempted to play overseas. She retied from her basketball career after she faced injuries while she was working for the Golden State Warriors.

Later on she appeared in the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives: LA in its first season and second season.