LaTaya Varner is a well-known American personality. She rose to prominence after getting married to a WNBA player Seimone Augustus. Immediately after marrying, they were able to catch the attention of people as same-sex marriage was not so common at that time.
Talking about their love life, Seimone and LaTaya tied the knot in 2015. Although gay marriage was not legalized, they fought for their rights and finally exchanged vows. Unfortunately, their married life couldn’t last long and they parted ways after three years.
But, why did they separate their ways? Well, let’s find out more about LaTaya’s personal and professional life!
Who is LaTaya Varner? Her Early Life, Family
Born on 11th June 1987, LaTaya spent most of her life in her home country, the United States. Varner belongs to the American nationality and has African ancestry. Her star sign is Gemini. At present, the former celebrity spouse resides in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Besides, talking about her family, LaTaya keeps sharing about her family on her social media but hasn’t revealed about her parents. She has a younger sister Alexis Varner.
Varner completed her primary education at a local school in her hometown Minnesota. As for her qualification, LaTaya graduated from the University of Minnesota.
LaTaya is Open About Her Sexuality: Who Is Varner Dating in 2022?
The famous celebrity spouse was always open about her sexuality. She revealed her sexuality before getting into a relationship with Seimone. Talking about her current relationship status, Varner is currently married to her long-time girlfriend Latesha Buck.
On the occasion of Valentine’s Day 2022, Varner’s new spouse posted a beautiful photo of themselves on Twitter and wrote,
“The sweetest thing I’ve ever known.. @LaTayaVarner happy Valentine’s Day to my wife, my love, my one.”
Her wife Latesha is a renowned basketball player. She was born to her parents Richard Buck and Jessica Buck on February 25, 1995.
Is LaTaya Varner Pregnant?
On January 13, 2022, LaTaya announced her pregnancy and her baby’s due date as July 22, 2022. After the announcement, Varner also revealed the gender of her upcoming child, it was a boy. She has already uploaded a few pictures of her upcoming baby’s gender reveal party on her Instagram on January 16.
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Besides, her partner Latesha said the pregnancy journey was possible due to the IVF process. Well, both of them seem very excited to welcome their baby into this world and we wish them a safe delivery.
LaTaya Varner’s Relationship With Her Ex-Spouse Seimone Augustus
As mentioned above, LaTaya was married to the WNBA player Seimone Augustus. The former couple married in 2015 in a beautiful wedding ceremony in Hawaii. According to sources, only 15 guests attended the wedding. They engaged in 2010 and spent 5 years as a pair before getting married.
Talking about their marriage, the duo had to wait for a long time as same-sex marriage was not legal in all states. They were unsure if their legal rights would be safeguarded if they are married in another state. Thankfully, all went well between the two and they got married.
Later on, things between the two, unfortunately, didn’t work out and the pair decided to split their ways after three years of marriage. Their divorce was finalized a year later in October 2018. Sadly, the former flames never mentioned the real reason behind their separation.
How Did They First Meet?
LaTaya and Seimone first came across on June 23, 2007, at the Gay ’90s, a Minneapolis nightclub. According to Seimone, she was very nervous to talk to her but, she somehow managed to exchange numbers and ask her out.
Adding to this, Varner says,
“She asked me out on a date. I kind of procrastinated a little bit. But from that date until now, it’s been phenomenal.”
For their first date, the lovebirds went to an Amusement park. Well, as fate would have it, their meeting soon turned into a love affair and they began dating. It was just after a year of dating that the former couple decided to exchange holy vows.
Augustus proposed to her ex-girlfriend on a beach in Miami. She hired a local sand castle maker to carve an elaborate sea shell in the sand with the words “Will You Marry Me Tay?” on it.
After that, LaTaya accepted her proposal, and they tied their knots in 2015.
Divorced After Three Years Of Marriage
Well, everything does not go as we wish. Whenever we talked about LaTaya and Seimone we always thought of them as one of the most inspirational couples. They were the inspiration for many other couples from the LGBTQ+ community. However, they are not together anymore.
Their divorce was approved in October 2018. The news came as a shock and let down many people, especially those who belong to the LGBT+ community.
Who is LaTaya’s Former Partner Seimone?
LaTaya’s former partner Seimone Augustus is a Basketball Champion who also played for the Los Angeles Sparks. She is recognized as a player on the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) team. As of 2022, Seimone is currently working as a basketball coach.
Born on April 30, 1984, Seimone was interested in basketball since her college days and played several tournaments while at college.
In addition, the basketball player was also selected for World Championship and Olympic tournaments.
LaTaya’s Social Media
LaTaya is quite active on her social media. She frequently posts about her day-to-day activity, friends, and family. As of now, she has 4k followers on her Instagram account. She is also available on Facebook and Twitter.
What is LaTaya Varner’ Networth?
LaTaya has been able to amass a good amount of fortune throughout her journey. She is living a lavish life in her luxurious house.
However, there are no exact details about her net worth. But, if we believe online tabloids, she has about $2 million.