Brandi Glanville: Who She Is, Her Career, Marital Life & Kids Explored

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Brandi Glanville is an American television personality, author, fashion designer, and former model. Did you know how she gained fame? Let’s get to know how.

Although Glanville has made appearances in several T.V. shows, she is best known for her appearance on the reality television series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” She later went on to join “Celebrity Big Brother” in 2017 and series two of “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip.”

Here are some of the interesting facts, career highlights, and more to quench your curiosity about this multi-talented, dashing Glanville.

Born on November 16, 1972, into a poor family in Salinas, California, and raised in Sacramento, California, she had a difficult childhood where she had to sell marijuana and even blackmailed her father to get money — something she admitted to on “Celebrity Big Brother.” Glanville attended Willow Rancho Baptist School and Gloria Dei Luther and graduated from John F. Kennedy High School.

How did her modeling and television career start?

At the age of 16, Glanville moved to Paris and began modeling. She appeared in several magazines, including “Glamour,” “Cosmopolitan,” “N.W.,” and “Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine.” She also worked for well-known brands including Valentino, Versace, Chanel, Giorgio Armani, and Gucci. She also appeared in a commercial for Coors Light. In 2012, she launched her own clothing line called Brand-B.

Her television career also started when she appeared on the second season of the Bravo reality series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” in 2011. She also appeared in season two of “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip.” She competed on the seventh season of “Celebrity Apprentice” in 2015 and on the reality series “Famously Single” in 2016. Glanville was also seen on the FOX reality cooking series “My Kitchen Rules,” where she finished in third place according to

In 2013, Glanville released a book with Leslie Bruce, “Drinking and Tweeting: And Other Brandi Blunders,” which became a “New York Times” bestseller. She also supports the children’s charity Make-a-Wish Foundation and chose it as her charity of choice when competing on “Celebrity Apprentice.”

What other dimensions has her career taken?

Glanville is very active on social media as she endorses products such as beauty and wellness products on Instagram. She has partnered with several brands, including Hand MD Skincare hand care range, Lifeline Skin Care products, FabFitFun beauty subscription box, Teami Blends teas and Singles Swag subscription box. 

On November 4, 2013, Glanville began a weekly podcast show entitled Brandi Glanville Unfiltered. On the podcast Glanville discusses her life, popular culture, and holds interviews with various personalities.

Glanville’s Sonoma County Chardonnay titled “Unfiltered Blonde” was launched in partnership with Rippey Wine Company in April 2015. The wine received a bronze medal in the Celebrity Wine Division at the 2015 Los Angeles International Wine Awards and was rated 90 points by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. She has also created an Android mobile application called Blunder Block.

On July 7, 2022, Glanville debuted her first single named “Life of a Housewife” under the name B-Geezy.

Venturing into Philanthropy

Glanville served as the Celebrity Grand Marshal at the Sacramento Pride in June 2013. In July 2013, Glanville and Charitybuzz organized a charity project auctioning off a chance to spend an entire day with her, valued at $10,000. 

Proceeds from the auction benefited The Foundation For Living Beauty, which provides free services to help women with cancer and cancer survivors. She supported the David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala and Concert in Calgary on September 27, 2014.

She supports children’s charity Make-a-Wish Foundation and chose the latter as her charity of choice when competing on Celebrity Apprentice. Through Celebrity Apprentice, she was able to secure a donation of $80,000 to the foundation.

In December 2014, she promoted and encouraged the sales of Make-a-Wish Foundation’s holiday cards on FacebookTwitter and her official Bravo blog. In April 2015, she participated in Make-a-Wish Foundation’s “Walk for Wishes” charity walk and had a personal goal of raising $15,000 for the organization. She received a Woman’s Achievement Award from Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies based in California on May 6, 2015.

In June 2017, Glanville participated in a bachelor auction with television personality Eden Sassoon. The event raised money for the breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen, as part of the Babes For Boobs charity event.

In March 2018, Glanville, Carole Radziwill and Teresa Giudice participated in “An Evening With Celebrity Housewives” charity event at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Proceeds from the event’s meet and greet tickets benefited actress Mariska Hargitay‘s Joyful Heart Foundation.

What about Glanville’s marital life?

In 2001, Glanville married actor Eddie Cibrian. Cibrian and Glanville have two sons, Mason, 20, and Jake, 16.

Brandi Glanville with her sons Jake and Mason. BRANDI GLANVILLE/INSTAGRAM

The couple announced their separation in July 2009 when it was revealed Cibrian had begun an affair with country music singer LeAnn Rimes, after they appeared together in the movie Northern Lights.

Cibrian and Glanville when they were together.

Cibrian and Glanville’s divorce was finalized on September 30, 2010. The circumstances surrounding the affair and divorce were a part of Glanville’s book Drinking and Tweeting: And Other Brandi Blunders.

In a 2013 interview, Glanville commented, “Marriages break up all the time. People have affairs. Happens every day. It matters how you handle yourself after and if you’re actually remorseful. I’ve never found LeAnn to be remorseful. I found her to be like, ‘Nah-nah-nah-nah-nah, I got your family.'”

In 2015, Glanville was sued by model and fellow Real Housewife Joanna Krupa for defamation related to comments made by Glanville on Watch What Happens Live. The lawsuit was settled in 2017 for $500,000.00, and Glanville issued a public apology to Krupa.[84]

What is Glanville’s net worth?

Glanville has a net worth of $5 million as of May 2023.