Gizelle Bryant is a former model and a reality star. She is best recognized for her role in The Real Housewives of Potomac. She is also a philanthropist and works at the city council in Alabama. She has her own makeup line, EveryHue Beauty.
Early Life and Education of Gizelle Bryant
Gizelle Bryant is born in Houston, Texas on September 9, 1970. Her mother’s name is Joanne Graves and her father’s name is Curtis Graves, who is a former member of the Texas House of Representatives.
Bryant was born into a political family so her parents made sure she was familiar with politics from a young age.
She grew up in Texas with her two siblings.
Gizelle attended her local high school in Houston.
She got her undergraduate degree from a private college, Hampton University in Virginia. She got her degree in Marketing.
How old is Gizelle Bryant?
The reality star’s age is 49, as of 2019.
Personal Life: Boyfriend, Ex-husband, Marriage
Gizelle is dating former NBA star Sherman Douglas, as of 2019. Bryant met Douglas at the gym. The NBA star was the first to make move as he had a crush on her. Their first date was in Starbucks.
Gizelle has even revealed that she wants to have kids with Sherman in the future.
Bryant was previously married to Empowerment Temple AME Church’s Revenant Jamal H. Bryant in Baltimore, Maryland in 2002. After marriage, she became the First Lady of the church for eight years from 2002 to 2009.
Gizelle and Jamal have three daughters, Grace Bryant, Angel Bryant, and Adore Bryant.
Gizelle divorced her husband in 2009, after finding out about Jamal’s infidelity and returned to Potomac with their daughters. Despite their ugly divorce, the couple continues to co-parent their children quite well and have been friends over the years.
Gizelle Bryant's Career
Before marrying and becoming the First Lady, Bryant started out as an event planner and a model. Gizelle then joined The Real Housewives of Potomac on January 17, 2016, alongside Ashley Darby, Karen Huger, and Robyn Dixon.
The same year she launched her make up line EveryHue Beauty in 2016.
Aside from reality show and makeup line, Gizelle also sold her own baked goods to Timothy Dean’s restaurant, Timothy Dean Burger. Timothy Dean was a Top Chef contestant.
Bryant's versatility extends to writing too as she released her first book, My Word, in April 2019.
Net Worth of Gizelle Bryant: House, Real Estate
Gizelle Bryant’s net worth is $4 million, as of 2019.
The reality star earns major money from her reality show, The Real Housewives of Potomac.
She also adds to her bank account through her makeup line, EveryHue Beauty, which has been a hit amongst her fans for being inclusive to all women of color.
The 49 years old star's book, My Word, also lifts her finances. Her book sells for $16.99 a unit for the paperback version and $7.99 per unit for the Kindle version on Amazon.
Bryant lives in a $1.6 million house with her daughters in Bethesda, as of 2019. She moved there after her divorce with Jamal.