Kristina Basham is a well-versed pianist and violinist but is better knows as an Instagram model with millions of followers. She initially worked in the corporate world before realizing her true passion.
In addition, the model made headlines after her marriage to the artist and creator of the Dilbert comic strip Scott Adams who is 30 years her senior. They are together since the late 2010s.
Kristina also has two children from her first marriage with Chad Basham. In the article, we did research to provide many unknown details of Kristina. Take a closer look!
Who Are Her Parents? Mother Works at Kemper Sports
Kristina is the daughter of Mary Posthauer-Olry and William Valmor Bagala. Her mother Mary, who went to College Park High, works at Kemper Sports. She also studied Information Systems at the University of Phoenix. Her mom lives in Suisun City, California.
Talking about her father William, he used to play the accordion. Kristina shared a childhood photo of her daddy on Twitter, celebrating Father’s Day. Sources say, her parents divorced after years into a marital relationship.
What is Kristina Basham Ethnicity? Details on Her Age
Her ethnicity is Caucasian and belongs to an American nationality. Talking about her date of birth, Kristina was born on July 31, 1988, in Walnut Creek, California. Her age is 32.
Has Two Siblings: Her Sister is a former Contract Manager at Shell
Bashman spent most of her childhood in her hometown along with her three siblings; two sisters, Kimberly Zamora and Valerie Bagala as well as a brother Scotty Olry.
Valeria obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Cal State East Bay and then graduated with a Master of Business Administration from California Coast University. Shortly after her graduation, Bagala landed the job as a contract manager at an energy company called Shell. She now serves as a strategic sourcing manager at the beauty and personal care called Rodan + Fields.
Her other sista Kimberly studies psychology at Cal State East Bay. Moving towards their brother Scotty, he enrolled at Justin-Siena High School. He now works at Paradise Valley and Rancho Solano Golf Courses.
Education: Won a Gold Medal While at an Elementary School
Kristina won a gold medal for running a 20-mile-long cross country race while attending an Elementary School. She later went on to enroll at the University of California and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She also studied neuroscience at the same college.
What Does Scott Adams Wife Kristina Basham Do? Her Professional Career
Let’s explore her professional endeavors from the beginning. Kristina began her modeling career shortly after the modeling agency was discovered her in a restaurant at the mere age of 11.
Despite her early start in the show-business, Basham went on to work in the corporate world for some time but quit the job after realized it wasn’t made for her. She subsequently resumed her modeling career and worked for several well-known brands like Macy’s, Tom Ford, Disney, Nissan, and Tommy Hilfiger. Her other modeling stints include at Emirates Airlines, Top Shop, and Almay.
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Besides, Kristina is also a social media star, especially her fan-following on her Instagram is great. She has 3.8 million Instagram followers. In an interview with Archive, her artistic husband Admas praised her modeling tricks about posing and how Kristina amassed such a mega-fan following on her Insta. He said,
“The idea of a talent stack is that you can combine ordinary skills until you have enough of the right kind to be extraordinary. You don’t have to be the best in the world at any one thing. All you need to succeed is to be good at a number of skills that fit well together.”
Is a Promising Entrepreneur and a Multi-Instrumentalist
Prior to her endeavors in the glamour world, Kristina is a budding businesswoman too. She is the owner of a bakery named LeVasseur Confectionary, in San Francisco. She also serves as a vice president of her husband Scott’s online company, WhenHub.
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In addition, Basham can play multiple musical instruments like piano, violin, flute, cello, as well as clarinet. She is also a certified pilot.
How did Scott Adams Meet Kristina Basham?
To be honest, there is no factual information regarding how and when the duo first came across. In an abovementioned interview with Archive, Adams refused to talk about their first meeting,
“I don’t talk about where we met. People make judgments.”
He added, saying, “We met the normal way people meet.”
Tabloids say the duo began their lovey-dovey back in 2016 and dated for around three years before they got engaged.
Their Engagement and Secret Marriage
Scott proposed to his girlfriend on a Livestream back in December 2019. The prominent author said at the time,
“I didn’t know how different it would feel until after I asked her and she said yes. It feels completely different.”
He announced the big news on his Twitter account on 29th December, however, the post isn’t available at present. Adams put the engagement ring in a box of chocolate.
As for their wedding, the couple exchanged their vows on July 11, 2020. Two days after their nuptials, Kristina shared a collage of photos from their big day on her Twitter. Several of their well-wishers have also congratulated the then-newly-minted pair.
However, other details of their marriage remain elusive. Besides, the duo yet to share any children.
Who is Kristina Basham Ex-Husband? Shared Two Kids With Him
The Instagram star previously married Chad Basham. Her ex-husband is from Modesto, California. The former flames were in a marital relationship for years before they called it quits. However, the duo never revealed when their relationship ended in divorce neither the reason.
But, judging by their daughter Hazel Basham‘s Facebook posts of her parents, it is safe to say they are with their kids until Jan of 2015. Kristina has also another daughter named Marin with her ex-spouse.
Her fortune is $1.5 million in 2021. She mostly makes money from her multiple roles ranging from a model to a multi-instrumentalist. On the other hand, her life partner Scoot has $75 million. The duo currently resides in Danville, CA.
What Happened to Kristina Basham?
Back in Jan 2018, Basham showed her scars from the tumor surgery on her Twitter account. The model had a tumor on her right parotid gland and underwent surgery to remove it in Dec 2017.