Laura Govan

09/24/2017 – Laura Govan – Breaking the Silence Awards 2017 – Fairmont Miramar Hotel – Santa Monica, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sheri Determan /

Birth Name: Laura Sylvia Sybil P. Govan

Place of Birth: Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 21, 1979

*African-American (father)
*Mexican (mother)

Laura Govan is an American television personality, who has also worked in public relations. She has appeared in the Basketball Wives franchise. Her father is African-American and her mother is of Mexican descent. Laura stated that her father is black on the talk show The Next. The clip can be seen here. She is the sister of television personality Gloria Govan. Laura has four children with her former partner, professional basketball player Gilbert Arenas.

2nd Annual KWL Management BET Awards Summer Soiree Party

Govan in 2012, photo by PR Photos

8 Responses

  1. ihatemostpeople says:

    She looks Puerto Rican. But that make sense since Puerto Ricans are mixed with black, Spanish, and Indigenous people. Mexicans are mostly Amerindian (Indigenous) and Spanish. Then you add the black and you get a Puerto Rican.

  2. andrew says:

    plastic surgery?

  3. kissssmeirish says:

    Correction: She is also native American!

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