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Who Is Richard Giannotti? Truth About Joy Taylor’s Ex-Husband

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Richard Giannotti is an American executive, financial advisor, and former baseball player. He currently works at Ask Global Wealth, who previously played for the University of Miami, LA Angeles, & the STL Cardinals. Apart from his professional accomplishments, the former baseball player is also known in the media as the ex-husband of media personality Joy Taylor.

Unfortunately, Richard’s marriage with his then-wife Joy didn’t last for a very long time, ending in a divorce. Ever since, the split, his life has been a curious case. There are many who want to know about his life at present. Also, did Giannotti ever marry after his divorce? What about his children?

Further, in this article, we will also talk about his career, net worth, & many other untold details about Richard.

Richard Giannotti’s Age, Parents

A professional financial advisor, Richard Giannotti was born on August 9, 1983, in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, as Richard Brandon Giannotti. Thus, he is 39 years of age at present. Talking about his parents, he is the son of father Richard Giannotti Sr. and mother Susan Giannotti.

Richard Giannotti's Parents
Richard Giannotti Father and Mother Together.

Needless to say, like any child, he shared a great relationship with both his dad and mom. But unfortunately, his father is no more; he reportedly died on October 5, 2016.

Well, Richard and his mother often remember him through social media posts. Back on October 5, 2018, on the occasion of his father’s 2nd death anniversary, Richard shared a beautiful photo with a heartfelt message.

Pain is only temporary but true love lasts forever. As I get older, I’m very thankful for all the years I was able to spend with you and the values you instilled in me

He Is a University of Miami-School Graduate

Giannotti is pretty educated when it comes to his academics. He finished high school in 2001 from the reputed St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Later, Joy Taylor’s ex-husband Richard Giannotti attended the University of Miami-School of Business where he studied Bachelor of Business Administration from 2001 to 2007.

Richard Giannotti Is a Former Baseball Player

As we said, Richard is a successful former baseball player. He reportedly started playing baseball when he was still in high school and also continued it in his college with Anaheim Angeles, currently known by Los Angeles Angels back in 2004.

Richard Played Baseball In The Past
Richard Is a Former Baseball Player

After a year there, he joined St. Louis Cardinals in 2007 and later continued with Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in 2008. There, Richard Giannotti played for over five years. Though his baseball career was decent, he didn’t get the success he wanted.

His Career As a Businessman

After the end of his baseball career, Richard had his hands in the business world. In 2008, Giannotti co-founded a fashion line named Babucheek Clothing 2008 and ran the company until September 2014.

As of 2022, Richard serves as the president of Global Wealth Management as per his Linkedin profile. Not only this, but he also works as the Sports & Entertainment / Wealth Advisor in the company. We wish him a prosperous career ahead.

Richard Giannotti Was Married To His First Wife Joy Taylor: Their Marriage Details

As we said earlier, Richard is most famous for his marriage to his famous wife Joy Taylor. In case you didn’t know, his ex-wife is a successful media personality and currently works for Fox Sports 1.

Well, the former pair met for the first time back in 2014 during a baseball match where Richard was reportedly playing for Miami Hurricane. Soon after their first encounter, Richard and his then-girlfriend Joy fell for one another and began dating.

Richard With His First Wife Joy Taylor
Richard With His First Wife Joy Taylor

Eventually, Richard and Joy got engaged in 2015 and tied the knot a day before Valentine’s Day on February 13, 2016. Their wedding was an intimate ceremony as only close friends and family members attended the ceremony.

Giannotti had earlier hinted about their big day via a post on Twitter which he made to wish his then-spouse Joy her birthday. In the caption, he wrote “1 month to go. #GandJoy” indicating their then-upcoming marriage.

Why Did Richard Divorce His Wife Joy?

Though Richard and his ex-spouse Joy were pretty much in love initially, their marriage didn’t last for very long. Just around a year into their marriage, their relationship fell apart. The then-husband and wife divorced in 2017.

However, none of the duos have so far revealed the exact reason for their divorce.

Richard Married The Second Time To His Girlfriend Kristen

Soon after his split from his first wife Joy, Richard started dating his new girlfriend Kristen Simigran in 2017. As per the reports, the couple dated for around 3 years before they finally walked down in 2020.

In fact, Giannotti even made a beautiful post on his Insta announcing his wedding to his second wife Kristen. In the caption of the photo, he stated himself as the happiest guy in the world.

Richard Giannotti With His Second Wife Kristen Simigran
Richard Giannotti With His Second Wife Kristen Simigran

Talking about his second spouse Simigran, she is reportedly a former model. As of now, the couple is in a marital relationship for around a couple of years and they share a great relationship. We hope, their relationship continues the same way forever.

Richard Is The Father of Two Children With His Second Wife

With his second wife Kristen, Richard welcomed a son named Banks Domenico Giannotti on August 23, 2021. At the time of his birth, he was 7 pounds 8 oz and around 21 inches. Upon the birth of their child, he shared a beautiful photo of the newborn on his Instagram. Check this out.

Likewise, Giannotti has another son named Anderson, who was apparently born from Kristen’s previous relationship. He shares a great relationship with him and often goes out on vacations. Similarly, he also has a godson who is 13 years old as of 2022.

Richard Giannotti With His Second Wife And Son
Richard Giannotti With His Second Wife And Son

They look adorable together.

His Ex-Wife Joy Taylor’s Relationship Status

Like him, Joy too got into a serious relationship after their divorce. As per the reports, she began dating former NBA player and coach Earl Watson.

In fact, after dating for a while, they even got engaged in 2018. However, they called off their wedding for unknown reasons. They split in 2019. As of 2022, Joy is reportedly single and not in a relationship.

How Much Is Richard Giannotti’s Net Worth?

Richard has had a successful career from the beginning of his career. Starting out as a baseball player to leading a successful business, he has done it all and has earned decent money as well. As of 2022, he has a net worth of $2 million.

Similarly, his ex-partner has a net worth of $1 million as per the reports.

He Is Active On Social Media

Like most celebrities, Richard is also active on social media. He is on Instagram with over 6k followers on his Insta, where he regularly posts about his day-to-day life. Similarly, on his Twitter, he has 2600 followers.