Brandi Glanville was born in November 1972 in Sacramento, California, as the second of three children. At 16, Glanville moved to Paris to model after being signed by Elite Modeling Agency.

Glanville joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and quickly found confrontation, including allegations of racism. Glanville is now divorced from actor Eddie Cibrian and has also had conflict in the media with Cibrian’s current wife, singer LeAnn Rimes. Glanville is currently working on her podcast, Brandi Glanville Unfiltered. She has two sons with Cibrian.