Gwendolyn Osborne is a British-American model, actress, and producer. She is famous for her roles in Jack and Jill (2011), Snow Drugs (2002), and Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) amongst others. She was also a model on the TV show The Price Is Right for 12 years.
Other than for her accomplishments, Gwendolyn is famously recognized as the ex-wife of the former basketball player, Kenny Smith. Also known as The Jet, Kenny is a former NBA player turned CBS/Turner sports analyst. He played for numerous teams such as the Sacramento Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, and Denver Nuggets. He is a two-time NBA champion and a McDonald’s All-American (1983). Find out more about his wife Gwendolyn Osborne.
Profile Summary of Gwendolyn Osborne
- Full Name: Gwendolyn Osborne
- Date of Birth: 7 August 1978
- Age: 44 years
- Place of Birth: Bath, Somerset, England
- Ethnicity: Multiracial
- Nationality: British-American
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Education: New World School of Arts
- Profession: Model and Actress
- Net Worth: $8 million
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m tall)
- Weight: 61 kg (132 lbs)
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Gwendolyn Osborne Ex-Husband: Kenny Smith
- Sibling: 2 siblings
- Children: Monique, Malloy, and London
- Instagram: @itsgwendolyn
Gwendolyn Osborne Attended the New World School of Arts in Miami, Florida
Gwendolyn Osborne was born on 7th August 1978, in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom. She was born to a British father and a Jamaican mother. She was raised alongside her two older siblings whose identities remain unknown. Gwendolyn had a notable and joyful childhood, while growing up in the United Kingdom, she enjoyed playing outdoor sports and activities like skiing, hiking, horseback riding, biking, and 4-wheelers.
At a teenage age, she moved to America and attended the New World School of Arts in Miami, Florida. Coming from a British Society, she faced cultural challenges and found it difficult to adapt to the liberal American Society. As time passed, she began to adapt to the changes in the new environment she found herself in.
According to Gwendolyn, her older sister was the one who inspired her to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Her sister attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theater of Arts, sang and danced, and was a huge fan of the TV show Fame. Gwendolyn further revealed that when she was young she and her sister would mimic what they saw on Fame, they would dress up and make up stories.
Gwendolyn Osborne Exchanged Marriage Vows with Former NBA player Kenny Smith on September 2, 2006
Gwendolyn was previously married to former NBA player and current TNT basketball analyst, Kenny Smith. The couple met in 2004 during a charity event. Initially, they started as friends until the friendship developed into a full-blown romance.
After dating for almost two years, the couple eventually tied the knot at a mountain-top property in Stevenson Ranch, California on September 2, 2006. The wedding was witnessed by friends and relatives of the couple with music from the famous DJ Nice. Coming from different pasts, the couple brought in three children they had from their previous relationship.
Gwendolyn brought in a daughter named Monique from her previous relationship, while Smith brought in Kayla Brianna who is an R&B singer, and Kenneth Smith Jr. who is a walk-on guard for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Kayla and Kenneth Jr are Smith’s children from his first marriage to Dawn Reavis.
On March 26, 2008, the family expanded as the couple welcomed their first child together, a son named Malloy Adrian Smith (named after Kenny’s High School). Four years later, the couple welcomed yet another child, Gwendolyn’s third child, on September 29, 2012. The newborn baby was named London Olivia Smith.
Gwendolyn Osborne Filed for Divorce with Kenny Smith After 12 Years of Marriage
Before Gwendolyn met the former NBA player, the pair had previously been in a relationship. In an attempt to give partnership and love a second chance, Kenny and Gwendolyn united. But sadly after a marital relationship spanning almost 12 years, the relationship began to wither and the former model filed for divorce with Kenny in October 2018.
Although she did not state the reason for the divorce, some sources claim that Kenny cheated on Gwendolyn. Gwendolyn announced their divorce in the following words: “Kenny and I are parting ways very amicably. There is no one to blame here. We have amazing kids and will co-parent our children with all the love in the world.”
Additionally, the former model looked to garnish the basketball analyst’s paychecks from Turner Sports for spousal support and child support, asking for $28,898 and $16,562 per month, respectively. The court documents and order stated that Smith was to pay the money to the California State Disbursement Unit, which would then be paid to the former model and he was also ordered to pay a little over $1 million to Gwendolyn as a divorce settlement.
As of 2022, there isn’t any information about Gwendolyn’s current relationship.
Gwendolyn Osborne Appeared as a Model on the TV Show The Price is Right for 12 Years
Over the years, Gwendolyn has gained a lot of professional experience by juggling different careers. She made her first official on-screen debut on Any Given Sunday(1999). Two years after her debut, she moved to Los Angeles with her young daughter to audition for roles in TV shows and films. Thereon, she appeared in small roles on TV shows across Los Angeles and she began to work with Los Angeles Models.
In 2002, she starred in the movie Snow Drugs and soon appeared in the two seasons of the TV series Ocean Avenue as Jade Dominguez. After her role in Ocean Ave, she made a cameo appearance on a 2003 episode of the primetime reality competition TV show Dog Eat Dog. In 2004, she was a member of Team Dream during Lingerie Bowl I.
Gwendolyn got her big break on March 31, 2005, when she made her national debut as the newest barker’s beauty model to Join the TV game show, The Price is Right. She appeared in the show for 12 years (2005-2017). After and during the show, she became involved in other projects and movies, including Adam Sandler’s Jack and Jill (2011), Huff (2004), Charmed (1998), The Bold and the Beautiful (1997), and Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013). She also made an appearance in Wonder Woman 1984, which premiered in June 2020.
In 2015, Gwendolyn Osborne appeared with her family on the reality TV series dubbed Meet the Smith which aired on the TBS network. The series showcased the life of Gwendolyn with her husband Kenn, and also their five children: Monique, Malloy, KJ, Kayla, and London as they wanted to show how a tight-knit blended family can work.
Though the show received a positive reaction from the public, it only lasted 6 episodes and ended its run on May 8th. Gwendolyn was also a producer of the reality series and she worked with the Global production group ITV America as a producer. Moreover, she was nominated for the segment on TRUTV in the Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival.
Aside from being a model and an actress, Gwendolyn is currently pursuing her interest in music and she has released her single “Give My Love” which is available on Apple Music and other streaming platforms.
She is the CEO and Founder of Beauty Products Company Lomolique
Gwendolyn is no doubt a multi-talented and career-driven woman. Besides her career as a model, actress, producer, and recording artist, she is also a businesswoman. She is currently the COO of Smith Entertainment Group, which she co-owns with her ex-husband.
Additionally, she is a founder and CEO of a beauty products Company named Lomolique. The company is a product of her lifelong desire to give women the best skincare experience with the knowledge she possesses. After experimenting, she had her breakthrough in the form of a facial oil which she named Lomolique. The oil contains anti-aging ingredients and other effective ingredients that will help maintain beauty.
She also runs a podcast centered around “The Wonder Women of the World” who are learning to maintain and sustain a healthy life despite their busy schedules. The podcast shares important awareness on day-to-day healthy living. From teen mom to celebrity life and all the necessary trials in-between.
What is Gwendolyn Osborne’s Net Worth?
Gwendolyn Osborne is an established woman in her own right. As an actress, model, recording artist-producer, and CEO, she has made quite a fortune from her hard work and dedication. Gwendolyn is believed to be worth $8 million as of 2020. She is reportedly getting $49 thousand per month from her divorce from her husband and she earned as much as about $60 thousand to $320 thousand as per her involvement in any movies and TV appearances.
Her ex-husband, on the other hand, is a man of unequaled success in his line of profession. He is reportedly worth $20 million which he acquired from his profession as a basketball player and a basketball TV analyst.