This lady believes in one philosophy that “when you come to the end of the rope, let it go.” When Gina Neely felt that the popularity of her husband Patrick also known as Pat was holding her career back, she decided to end their 20-year relationship. The vibrant lady is cooking Maestro, and she is now rediscovering herself after the divorce and focusing on her career.
Ending a Two Decade Marriage in Divorce!
The high school sweetheart in 80’s Gina and Pat reunited to share their vows in 1994. The couple then starred in probably one of the most highly rated Food Network TV cooking show Down Home with Neelys and Road Tasted with the Neelys. Gina and Pat achieved a tremendous amount of exposure and popularity, but still, something was missing for her.
The reality star was already married before Pat and has a daughter named Spenser. After the split with her previous husband, she married Pat in 1994. The couple then welcomed their daughter Shelbi Neely
But after starring in the TV show since 2008, they started to feel the tension, and she even felt that she was dimming her own light to make his light shine. She also revealed that she didn’t want to divorce his husband, but she was left with no choice but to part ways.
After going for couple therapy on numerous occasions, the couple announced their divorce in September 2014 bringing an end to the 20 years of married life.
Even before the divorce, she began to transform herself the way she liked and lost more than 34 pounds. She then appeared in the series “Oprah: Where are They Now?” and revealed that she is now happy.
Career and Progression:
The food enthusiast is Memphis based restaurant owner along with her ex-husband Pat. She co-owns the Neely’s Bar-B-Que which is popular restaurant chain in the south. She is also a cookbook author and has writing credit in cookbook Down Home with the Neely’s.
How Much is Gina's Net Worth?
The American television personality summoned her net worth through starring in the Food Network’s show and her books. Her expected net worth is $2 million dollars. After her split with Pat, she rejuvenated herself to create a name for herself in the cooking business.
Gina’s Short Bio:
According to wiki sources, the talented and versatile television star was born as Gina Ervin and currently ages around 52. The proud mother of two children lives in Detroit and makes the shift in between New York and hometown. She holds American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. She has maintained an excellent curve and possesses tall height which combines well with her effervescent character.