Being married to one of the casts in Real Housewives of Orange County meant David Beador would bid goodbye to his comfy private life. For those who do not know, Beador is a businessman who rose to fame following his divorce with Shannon Beador of the aforementioned reality show.
David and Shannon were married for seventeen years before their infamous divorce which further brought David to the spotlight. You may have the notion that ‘celebrity divorce is almost a norm’ but wait till you find out the circumstances surrounding the split which has remained a topic of discussion on various platforms for a while now. Here are interesting facts you need to know about David Beador.
David who is of American nationality and North American ethnicity was born on December 6, 1964, to his parents in the United States. Although little is known about his parents, David’s father is a renowned businessman who along with him established the Beador Construction company in the year 1996.
Career – What Does David Beador do for a Living
He is a popular businessman who works with the reputable construction company, Beador Construction. David started out with the company by opting to serve as a helping hand to his father who started the company in 1996. With determination and hard work, the Beadors attained enviable success and took the California based company to massive heights.
The company is mainly into residential as well as non-residential works, like street, highway, and bridge construction. Reports have it that they record sales running into $50 to $100 million per annum from which they make a total revenue between $10 to $25 million.
The reality star has a net worth estimated at a whopping $20 million, and a bulk of this estimated amount is credited to his business stints. He also earned from his appearance on the reality show. In 2011, the business mogul acquired the Newport Beach house for $2.35 million.
Personal Life – Wife, Girlfriend, Affair
Apart from being a renowned business tycoon, Beador also came to the spotlight as the husband of Shannon Beador of Real Housewives of Orange County. David and Shannon got married in December 2000 in a private wedding ceremony with family and friends present.
Together they had three daughters; their first daughter, Sophia and twin girls Stella and Adeline. However, things gradually went sour between the once happy couple as the years went by. In December 2017, After announcing their divorce, David and Shannon parted ways after they concluded the process. Following the agreement, Shannon was to get alimony of $12,000 per month for child support and also $18,000 per month for spousal support.
David Beador moved on with his new girlfriend Lesley Cook, a DIY Blogger. Barely three months after his divorce with ex-wife, David went public with Cook on 2018’s Valentine’s Day. This was after he had been publicly seen with the blogger in January 2018. For the businessman, he was only moving on but for the general public, it was not just about moving on but the fact that he did so rather too soon and too fast. It raised lots of eyebrows with many speculating that Baedor was having an affair with Lesley Cook while still married to Shannon.
The businessman greeted his fans with loved up pictures of him with Shannon on Instagram and also wished her a happy Valentine’s Day on February 14, 2018. Cook did not hesitate to reply in the most soothing way noting how her life had become brighter since she met him. While this was met with excitement among fans, some others were unhappy about the union.
Shortly after the two took their love to the public eye, David’s ex-wife Shannon gave her version of the circumstances that surrounded their divorce. She revealed this in the ‘Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen‘ show, in July 2018. She implied that Cook was the reason behind their divorce. According to Shannon, her daughters had met Cook while the divorce process was ongoing. It is said that the new couple met each other in a SoulCycle class but the only thing not clear is the time they met.
However, reports have it that the couple were already separated in October 2017 before David and Lesley were seen together.