Jill Diven became famous as the former wife of Brad Garrett. Garrett is a well-known American comedian, actor, voice artist, and poker player.
How Rich is Jill Diven?
Jill Diven, who leads a life away from the public eye, has an estimated net worth of around $1 Million. Her current profession remains undisclosed, and she was previously known to have worked as a waitress before her marriage to Brad Garrett.
A significant portion of Diven's wealth comes from the divorce settlement with Garrett, known for his role in "Tangled." As part of the settlement, she received $35,000 monthly in spousal support and an additional $20,000 per month for child support.
Whereas, Brad, Diven's ex-husband, has an estimated net worth of $50 Million, primarily earned through his acting career. For his role in the popular sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," he initially earned $160,000 per episode, which later increased to $1.75 Million per episode.
Garrett has also been involved in successful film projects, with "Ratatouille" being one of the highest-grossing films he's worked on, earning $206.4 Million.
Jill Diven Was Married to Brad Garrett
Jill Diven was married to the actor Brad Garrett. They married on May 18, 1999, in California, but their marriage lasted about eight years.
Garrett met Diven around a year before they married in 1998 when she was working as a cocktail waitress. After a brief dating period, Brad proposed to her on the set of his show, "Everybody Loves Raymond."
Unfortunately, their marriage didn't last as they had hoped. Their marriage ended with a divorce on November 2, 2007, although they had separated in April 2006, a year earlier.
Jill Diven Children
Jill Diven and her former husband, Brad Garrett, have two children together: a son named Maxwell Bradley Garrett and a daughter, Hope Violet Garrett.
Maxwell, who was born on October 14, 1998, tends to keep his life private and away from the public eye. In contrast, their daughter Hope, born in January 2000, is actively pursuing a career in the fashion industry in Los Angeles, California.
Currently represented by Cooley Management, Hope has also gained experience working as a personal assistant to stylist Justine Logue. She has been involved with the Maximum Hope Foundation, a charity founded by her father, where she served as an Administrative Assistant.
Cancer in The Family of Jill Diven's Ex-husband, Brad Garrett
Tragically, Brad Garrett, Jill Diven's ex-husband, has experienced the loss of several family members to cancer. This includes his father, Al Gerstenfeld, and his brothers, Paul and Jeff Gerstenfeld.
Garrett's father, Al, passed away due to colon cancer, while his brother Paul succumbed to pancreatic cancer. His other brother Jeff passed away due to lung cancer. Additionally, Brad has also lost a close friend to mouth cancer.
In an article by Survivor Net, Brad shared the sorrowful fact that he had become associated with bad news because so many people close to him had died from cancer. He mentioned people even referred to him as "the plague" due to these unfortunate circumstances.
To make a positive impact, Garrett dedicates efforts to his Maximum Hope Foundation. It is a charity that supports children with severe illnesses, as a way to help others facing similar struggles.
Brad Garrett's Life After Divorce from Jill Diven
Since her divorce from Brad Garrett, Jill Diven has maintained a private life, and her current relationship status is not publicly known. On the other hand, Garrett has found love again and moved on.
Garrett is now married to IsaBeall Quella. Their wedding took place in Montecito, California, on November 11, 2021.
The actor, known for his role in "Christopher Robin," first met Quella in Boston in 2008, and they got engaged in December 2015. Their journey to marriage, however, faced several delays.
According to a report by People, Garrett and Quella's wedding plans were postponed four times due to various reasons including wildfires, mudslides, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brad Garrett's Controversial Incident
Several years ago, Brad Garrett faced significant backlash following a remark he made to a paparazzo, which was deemed racist. During an altercation, the comedian was heard commenting on wearing a turban, which sparked controversy.
This incident occurred in April 2009, involving Garrett and a member of the paparazzi. The situation escalated to the point where others had to intervene to prevent it from turning into a physical confrontation.
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