10 Things You Didn’t Know about Gizelle Bryant

Gizelle Bryant is an African-American TV reality star, former model,  mother, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She was born on September 9, 1970, and grew up in the  world of Washington, D.C., in a powerful political family who taught her to be involved with the community.

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Bryant was raised in the spotlight with her prominent family and married a famous pastor. Still, her personal life was thrust further into the spotlight after she joined the Bravo tv show, The Real Housewives of Potomac, and her life began to crumble around her. If you ever watched the show, you may recognize this beautiful lady with green eyes, but keep reading to learn ten things you didn’t know about Gizelle Bryant.

1. Gizelle Bryant is a Reality Tv Star

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Bryant is stunning and full of class. She makes for a great character on a TV reality series, which for her, happens to be The Real Housewives of Potomac. Due to her personal experience in a relationship and divorce, she often counseled other women, giving them advice. But over the seasons, Gizelle isn’t a fan favourite anymore. With changing loyalties and always instigating drama, Gizelle is always on the wrong side of Twitter fans.

2. She Was married to a pastor

Bryant was married to megachurch pastor Jamal Bryant who pastored the Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore, Maryland. She was the “First Lady” of the church and dedicated herself to working alongside her husband. She was married to Jamal for about 7 to 8 years before the marriage ended due to her husband’s infidelity. They tried to make it work years after their divorce again, but it didn’t work due to his wandering eye-allegedly.  Pastor Bryant is known for his work with the movement Black Lives Matter.

3. She is a philanthropist

Bryant’s family has always inspired her to work in the government and be a philanthropist. One job she took on was working with the Birmingham, Alabama City Council, helping to accumulate funds for charitable causes. Bryant’s father, Curtis Graves, had an active role in politics, being a Texas representative in the house and encouraging Bryant to stay involved in the community.

4. Gizelle Bryant has a successful podcast

Reasonably shady podcast

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Often nicknamed The Green eyes bandit, Gizelle and her best friend /co-star, Robyn Dixon, have a podcast together. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Robyn Dixon.  Their podcast, Reasonably Shady, has surprisingly become successful, even being nominated for an NAACP award. The podcast is about fearless women and their lives, including dating, relationships, business, and marriage.

5. She Built Her Own Home

Since moving on from her marriage, Bryant took her daughters and moved back to the Potomac area, a city called Bethesda. She and her daughters live in a $1.6 million home where her life’s details and busy schedules are played out for the world to see. But after years of paying rent, she decided to buy a home and renovate it to her liking. Now she owns her home after thousands in repair and renovations.

6. Gizelle struggled with her health

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After months of monitoring by her doctors, Gizelle revealed on an episode of real housewives of Potomac that her fibroids are getting worse. Now the doctors couldn’t only remove her fibroids; she had to undergo a hysterectomy(removal of the uterus). Despite putting on a brave face, Gizelle was worried about going for the operation alone and what life would be like afterward. But she seemed to be recovering well during Ashley Darby’s birthday in Mexico weeks later.

7. She Started her own make-up line

Before Rihanna launched Fenty, there was EveryHue Beauty. Bryant launched her line of makeup in 2017. The brand EveryHue Beauty was focused on creating a line of products for women of color. With every shade. Bryant claims that the unique products in her line is a tinted moisturizer designed to meet all women’s needs, regardless of race. She is in the process of negotiations, trying to get her products into all the retail market stores. Sadly the business had to shut down during the Covid pandemic of 2020.

8. Gizelle Bryant is an author

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Of course, what celebrity’s life wouldn’t be complete without it told in a book? Not Gizelle Bryant’s, anyways. When the first season of Potomac started, she was working on a book about her life as an ex-pastor wife. And she had a lot to tell! She published this page-turner titled ‘My World’ in 2019. She has also written a couple of magazine articles throughout the years and says she loves writing.

9. She Has three daughters close in age

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While married to Pastor Bryant, the two had three daughters together, Grace, Angel, and Adore. When her marriage was falling apart, the girls were very young, all under three, making it very difficult for her as a newly single parent. However, after sticking around for a year, she decided she didn’t want this to be the type of relationship her girls grew up watching, full of fights and unhappiness. She left her husband in Baltimore and returned to Potomac. Her girls are grown up, and she recently celebrated her twin’s sweet sixteen.

10. Her Net Worth

It is said that Bryant has a net worth of about $4 million, which isn’t too shabby. It’s accumulated from several things, including her divorce, role on RHOP, home, business, podcast, and other sponsors. This is one intelligent lady, and there is no doubt that her net worth will continue to grow. She has said that she will be using her money to provide for her girls and live a comfortable life on her terms.

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