Meet the stunning Marlene Wilkerson, famously known on social media as Golden and Goldennn_XO; this picture-perfect entrepreneur, YouTuber and blogger is the new girlfriend of NBA player Kyrie Irving, the Aussie/American point guard for the Brooklyn Nets.
Check out the facts we can tell you about Kyrie’s girl below.
- 5’6″ Golden was born Marlene F. Wilkerson on August 18, 1993; friends and family call her Nene. She is one of two children born to the beautiful Mrs. Alaine Lee Lugo, 45, has one brother.
- Graduated from San Jacinto High School in 2011 and from California State University-Dominguez Hills in 2015, with a degree in business marketing
- Marlene played soccer for 12 years, initially as a right-wing forward, later transition to a left-wing defender. She tore her right MCL.
- The Find Guru, her blog and YouTube channel, which she stated at the age of 20, helps you find the coolest looks, in addition to beauty products and advice.
- She can speak French, she said she took a class, some sites said she learn it because she dated some French soccer athlete; the Daily Star reported Marlene is actually dating PSG’s 6’0′ left-back player Layvin Kurzawa, who recently transferred to Paris Saint Germain from Chelsea.
- In addition to that french dude and Kyrie, she dated Dexter Strickland, a former Tar Heels basketball player, who briefly played with Kyrie at St. Patrick High School; Strickland now goes by name of Baden Jaxen, he played for the Latvian team VEF Riga.
- She has a lot of pet peeves; like she hates when she can hear people chewing too loud, people drag their feet or they slide when they walk, hates the sound a dog makes when they lick themselves, hates when people try to take her drink and/or food and she also hates when people talk to her and get way too close for her.
- Marlene starts her day by writing in her journal and listening to un audiobook.
- Prior to launching The Find Guru, Marlene was a Marketing Associate at Victoria’s Secret (actually VS was her first job); later was a server for the Hillstone Restaurant Group. She also did an internship at Crystal Clean L.A.
- Sports Gossip, got photos of Marlene and Kyrie at his Invitational last December.
According to the media, Kyrie and Marlene are currently engaged.
Find Marlene aka Golden on Instagram here.