Brandi Passante is an American TV reality star who rose to fame after being cast in the reality show, Storage Wars alongside her talented husband Jarrod Schulz. She owns a thrift store in Orange County, California with her husband.
Early Life and Education of Brandi Passante
Brandi Passante was born Brandi Leigh Passante on May 16, 1980, in Harris County, Texas, US. She is of Sicilian descent and was raised in Texas.
Brandi Passante's Career
Brandi Passante is a co-owner of a popular thrift store and stars in the A & E's reality show called Storage Wars. Their growing fame in the reality show led them to be cast in another reality show Brandi and Jarrod: Married to the Job which shows their daily life at the thrift store.
The show didn't manage to last long and got canceled after eight episodes. She was cast in 2006 talk show Rachael Ray. The couple owns and operates the "Now and Then" thrift store in Orange, California.
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Passante works hard in the thrift store where they adopt various strategies to sell their second-hand products. They proved to be an amazing bidder of the auction storage lockers.
Brandi Passante's Net Worth
Brandi Passante's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million by the website the richest and $2 million by celebrity net worth website. On the other hand, her husband Jarrod Schulz is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million and earns a whopping annual salary of $700000 from the reality show, Storage Wars.
They together run a thrift store of 3000 square foot. By appearing in the show, Storage Wars in 2012 they grabbed $15,000 per episode and for the second season which premiered in 2012, they grabbed $37000.
The same year all the cast members of the show were paid $72000 for their appearance on six episodes of the reality series.
She got $750 for the lawsuit settlement that she filed against porn distributor Hunter Moore which happened in November 2010.
She filed a case against porn distributor Hunter Moore as he posted a nude video on his website stating the girl in the video is Passante. She demanded him $2.5 million in damages which included violation of the Lanham Act, Privacy and Public status, defamation laws and consumer fraud laws.
Brandi Passante's Personal Life
Brandi Passante reportedly married business partner Jarrod Schulz after meeting him in a carpet cleaning company where he was the manager. They started dating and eventually got married.
Passante and Schulz gave birth to two children, a daughter named Peyton Schulz and a son named Cameron Schulz. She has not dated anyone in the past but says she had a huge crush on American actor John Cusack.
Passante owns two french bulldogs one is named Bennie and another is a new one whose name is not mentioned. The duo is quite protective when it comes to their married life.
- Age: As of 2019, She is 38 years old.
- Height: She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.77 meters).
- Weight: She weighs 78 kg.
- Body Measurement: 41-27-39 sizes
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White