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Jill Diven: 5 interesting things about Brad Garrett's ex-wife

Tuko logo Tuko 25/06/2021 Olivia Smith
Brad Garrett holding a wine glass posing for the camera: Jill Diven: 5 interesting things about Brad Garrett's ex-wife © Provided by Tuko Jill Diven: 5 interesting things about Brad Garrett's ex-wife

Picture this scene: Your husband-to-be proposes to you on the set of a popular television series. Sounds romantic, doesn't it? This is, precisely, what happened to Jill Diven when Brad Garrett proposed to her on the set of Everybody Loves Raymond. They went on to get married and lived together for seven years before parting ways.

a couple of people that are standing in front of a building: Brad Garrett and wife Jill Diven during The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Photo: Jeff Kravitz Source: Getty Images © Provided by Tuko Brad Garrett and wife Jill Diven during The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Photo: Jeff Kravitz Source: Getty Images

People rise to fame for various reasons. Most people have risen to fame through hard work and talent. However, there are some people who have earned their fame through association. Jill Diven is one of the people who have become famous through association. She was unknown to many before she entered into a relationship with Brad Garrett.

Five interesting facts about Jill Diven

Who is Jill Diven's husband? Does she have any children? What does she do for a living? If you are one of her fans, these are some of the biggest questions you should be having at the back of your mind. So here are juicy facts about her life and career you should know.

1. She is 57 years old as of 2021

Jill Diven was born in 1967, and she is aged 57 years old in 2021. She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Jill has managed to keep details about her parents and siblings under wraps.

2. Jill Diven is the ex-wife of Brad Garrett

Jill is famous as the ex-wife of the stand-up comedian Brad Garrett. Diven was a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas when she and Garrett met. Was Jill Diven on Everybody Loves Raymond? Brad proposed to Jill on the set of the series in 1998, and they exchanged their marriage vows the following year. They enjoyed a blissful marriage for a few years.

Brad Garrett holding a wine glass posing for the camera: Brad Garrett and wife Jill Diven during 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - HBO After Party at Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles Photo: Jeff Kravitz Source: Getty Images © Provided by Tuko Brad Garrett and wife Jill Diven during 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - HBO After Party at Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles Photo: Jeff Kravitz Source: Getty Images

Sadly, their love story did not have a happily ever after ending. After living together as a couple for only four years, the marriage started to crumble though they hung in there for seven years. They parted ways, and Jill filed for divorce in 2006. Irreconcilable differences were cited as the reason for the divorce. The court granted them divorce in November 2007.

3. She is the proud mother of two children

Jill and Brad were blessed with two kids. The names of Jill Diven's children are Maxwell Bradley Garrett and Hope Violet Garrett. Maxwell was born in 1999, while Hope was born in 2000. After they divorced, the duo fought for the custody of the children. Jill won the custody of the two children. They both focus on co-parenting their two children after their split.

4. Jill Diven's net worth is quite impressive

Even though Jill Diven has not disclosed her net worth details to the public, she has amassed a significant amount of wealth over the years. After she divorced her husband, she received $55,000 per month as spousal and child support. In addition, the actor shared a hefty amount of his income with his ex-wife as a divorce settlement.

Furthermore, Garrett's residual income was split in half. She also received half of the net proceeds from the sale of their Hidden Hills home, half the balance of their two bank accounts and half of all Brad's retirement assets.

There is no doubt that she pocketed a significant sum from her husband after the divorce, and she must be living comfortably. Brad Garrett's net worth is estimated at $50 million.

5. Diven prefers to live a private life

Brad Garrett et al. posing for the camera: Brad Garrett and wife Jill Diven arrive to the Premiere Of HBO's "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind" at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres Photo: Christopher Polk Source: Getty Images © Provided by Tuko Brad Garrett and wife Jill Diven arrive to the Premiere Of HBO's "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind" at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres Photo: Christopher Polk Source: Getty Images

Since she divorced her husband, Jill has kept a low profile. She is not active on social media. Jill does not have an Instagram account. She has Facebook and Twitter accounts that are not active. As a result, it is hard to come across her pictures on the internet. She primarily focuses on her career and raising her two children.

Jill Diven has gone through some of the worst moments in life after she parted ways with her ex-husband in 2007. Since that time, she has kept a low profile. On the other hand, Brad Garrett has moved on and has found love again in the arms of Isabella Quella.

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They got married in 2011 and they are blessed with two kids. Of course, it will likely come as a big surprise to people that John Oliver is married to a republican, but they seem happy together. Kate is also famous as an advocate for veteran rights and has campaigned for various other noble causes.

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