Born November 16, 1972, model and reality star Brandi Glanville was raised in Sacramento, Calif.
Glanville moved to France at age 16 to pursue a career in modeling. She walked many runways and appeared in several magazines, including Glamour and Cosmpolitan.
In May 2001, Glanville married actor Eddie Cibrian. They have two sons, Mason (born June 8, 2003) and Jake (born April 7, 2007). In March 2009, Us Weekly exposed Cibrian's affair with LeAnn Rimes, his costar in the Lifetime movie Northern Lights. Glanville and her husband split months later; their divorce was finalized in Sept. 2010.
Glanville first appeared on Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills during season 2 in 2011; she was upgraded to series regular the following year.
In Dec. 2012, the 5-foot-10 star designed her first clothing line, Brand B, exclusively for Amazon.com. Glanville will release her first book, Drinking and Tweeting: And Other Brandi Blunders, in Feb. 2013.