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Matt Barnes is a former NBA professional basketball player.

Relationship Facts of Matt Barnes

Matt Barnes is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

How long Matt Barnes has been single?

As per the relationship data of Married Biography, Matt Barnes is single.

Previously, he has been in a relationship with model Anansa Sims. They both met in 2017 and separated after being in a relationship for 2 years. Together they have a son, Ashton Joseph Barnes.

Prior to that, he married the American reality star, Gloria Govan, on August 11, 2013. Together they have two twin boys, Carter, and Isaiah Barnes. However, they split on December 21, 2016.

Relationship Timeline

Relationship TypeTotalTime Duration
Married16 years, 10 months
Dating416 years, 1 month

Relationship History With?

  • Gloria Govan (2012 – 2014)
  • Cyn Santana
  • Anansa Sims (2017 – 2020)
  • Jena Frumes (2017)
  • Tamiko Nash (2007)
  • Rihanna (2015)

Who is Matt Barnes?

Matt Barnes is a former NBA professional basketball player.

He mostly holds a small forward position in the NBA and one of his greatest achievements is that he won the NBA Championship in 2017, with the Golden State Warriors.

Matt Barnes- Birth Age, Family, Education

Matt Barnes was born Matt Kelly Barnes, on March 9, 1980, in Santa Clara, California, to an African-American father, Henry Barnes, and a Caucasian mother, Ann Barnes. His birth sign is Pisces.

He has a brother, Jason Barnes, who is a football player, in the Canadian Football League. He also has a sister named, Danielle Barnes.

Matt Barnes
Caption: Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan (Source: Essence)

He graduated high school from Del Campo Hign School, Fair Oaks, California.

Barnes also joined the University of California, Los Angeles.

Matt Barnes- Career

Matt Barnes is very good at his basketball skills. He gathered many honors such as All-American, All-State, All-ClF, All-city, and All-League, in his early career.

His professional career started when he was featured by Memphis Grizzlies in the 2002 NBA draft, 2nd round.

In 2006, Matt Barnes signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors. He improved a lot by staying on this team. He also served as a captain for the 7th and 9th seasons.

Later, he joined the team Phoenix Suns, in 2008, and Orlando Magic, in 2009. He could not play well in these teams.

Thereafter, Matt Barnes signs a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, on July 23, 2010. After playing for two years he left the Lakers, in 2012. In the same year, he joined the Angeles Clippers.

While playing for the Clippers, he was charged and fined multiple times. He was fined for various reasons such as Kicking a water bottle, using inappropriate language during games, and not leaving court in time.

In 2017, Matt Barnes returned to the Golden Stated Warriors, He appeared in the 5 regulars out of 20 games of the 2017 NBA Championship.

Fortunately, Golden State won the 2017 NBA Championship against Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA final. Finally, Barnes holds the championship title after playing 14 seasons in the NBA.

On December 11, 2017, he declared that he is going to retire from his NBA career through Instagram.

Net worth, Salary, Rumor

Matt Barnes’ net worth is approximately $13 million.

He was fined around $500 thousand for different cases while playing in the basketball arena.

He is a co-parent of two twin boys with his ex-wife Gloria Govan. So, he paid $7.5 k per month for them.

Recently, he is not involved in any rumors or controversies.

Body Measurement, Height, Weight

Matt Barnes is 6 feet 7 inches tall and his weight is 103 kg.

He has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Social media

Matt Barnes is most active on Instagram and has 1 million followers. He has above 900 posts on his Instagram wall.

He has 539.7 k followers on Twitter and joined this community in February 2010.

Besides, He has a Facebook account @officialMattBarnes with 174k followers.

Relationship TypeTotalTime Duration
Married16 years, 10 months
Dating416 years, 1 month


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