The 29 years old Marlene Wilkerson is the partner of the NBA player Kyrie Irving. She has been in the limelight ever since she started dating the player in late 2018.
Besides being the biggest supporter of Irving, Wilkerson also owns the popular YouTube channel The Find Guru. Wilkerson is a popular and established lifestyle blogger who has 773K subscribers on her YouTube channel. She is also the CEO of her own company.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Popular Name||Marlene Wilkerson|
|Real Name||Marlene Wilkerson|
|Date of birth||August 18, 1993|
|Age||29 years old|
|Place of birth||California, USA|
|Mother||Alaine Lee Lugo|
|Status||In a relationship|
|Partner||Kyrie Andrew Irving|
|Occupation||Blogger and YouTube star|
|Net worth||1.7 Thousand – 2.7 Thousand USD|
|Height||5.7 ft (174cm)|
|YouTube||The Find Guru|
Marlene Wilkerson’s Net Worth
Wilkerson might be famous as the partner of an NBA star, but she already was an established YouTuber before dating her partner.
She has her own successful YouTube channel and is also the CEO of her own company. She earns around 145 thousand to 230 thousand USD from her channel.
Her net worth is 90 million USD in association with her partner. However, she earns her fair share of money and has a personal net worth of 1.7 thousand to 2.7 thousand USD.
Marlene Personal Life And Family
The famous lifestyle blogger was born in California, where she has been spending most of her life. She also has a brother whose name has not got out.
As a young kid, Wilkerson was very active. She used to play sports in her school. Wilkerson even played soccer in high school. However, she tore her right medial collateral ligament and stopped playing after that. When she was playing, she first played as a right-wing forward then shifted to wing defender.
Wilkerson has not shared much about her father as her mother raised her and her brother all by herself.
She has shared that her mother is Alaine Lee Lugo, who is a registered nurse by profession. Her mother has worked in Bethany HomeCare, Moreno valley, as a director of patient care since 1995.
Maybe it was because of her mother that she is also hard-working. She worked hard and graduated from California State University with a bachelors degree.
Even before graduation, she was working for Victoria’s Secret as a marketing assistant. Once she graduated, she did an internship at Crystal Clean LA, where she learned essential skills like website traffic growth, advertising revenue etc.
She worked there for some time before starting a YouTube channel and company of her own, which she named The Find Guru.
She was an established YouTuber before dating 2012 Rookie of the year, Kyrie Irving. She has good chemistry with Irving, and recently they even became parents of a baby boy.
Wilkerson delivered the baby in her own home in a bathtub with Irving beside her. She shared that she wanted to dedicate her first childbirth to indigenous women.
Marlene Wilkerson’s Boyfriend Kyrie and Relationships
The brunette beauty had her fair share of relationships before meeting Irving, and all of them were with high profile names.
Her first known relationship was with Layvin Kurzawa, a French Soccer player. The couple broke up, and Wilkerson started dating Dexter Strickland, a former basketball player of the Tar Heels.
Strickland, known as Baden Jaxen, is also the former teammate of her present partner, Irving. They played together at St. Patrick Highschool.
It was after breaking up with Strickland, Wilkerson started dating her present beau, Kyrie Irving.
She was already famous on social media, but her relationship with Irving made her popularity escalate. Irving was also enjoying his share of the limelight six times all-star and NBA champion. When he started dating Wilkerson, even she got to experience the same popularity as his partner.
Irving also had few previous relationships before Wilkerson. He dated former Volleyball player Breanna Barksdale and was even engaged to singer Kehlani.
He also has a daughter, Azure Elizabeth Irving, from his previous relationship with Andrea Wilson, the former beauty pageant winner.
They started dating in 2018 and have been going strong ever since. In 2019, while the couple was out in New York City at a concert by Chris Brown, Wilkerson had a diamond ring on her finger.
It made social media go crazy with speculations of the couple getting engaged. However, the couple has not said anything about it.
The couple currently resides in Los Angeles, California and has given birth to a healthy baby boy in July 2023.
Wilkerson is not only about her beauty, but she is also an educated woman.
She went to one of the local elementary schools in her hometown during her early days.
She then went to San Jacinto Highschool. Once high school was over, she enrolled in California State University in Dominguez Hills. There she earned her degree in business marketing.
Wilkerson started working even before graduating from college. Her first job was at Victoria’s secret, where she worked as a marketing assistant. Popular models including Elaine Irwin and trainer Andrea Rogers have already featured in Victori’s Secret.
She worked there for some time before working at the Hillstone Restaurant. She worked for the restaurant until she graduated from college.
After graduating, Wilkerson quit her side jobs to focus on her actual career and joined Crystal Clean LA.
She learned valuable skills while she was with Crystal Clean LA, which she used to establish her own YouTube channel and company, The Find Guru, in 2015.
Both her channel and company are getting good feedback from other people on social media.
Now, she is an established social media figure who runs her own company and makes good money.