Leilani Malia Mendoza rose to popularity as a celebrity wife after marrying Brian McKnight. Her husband McKnight is an American singer, songwriter, most recognized for his strong falsetto and belting range.

Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza with her husband McKnight
Caption: Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza with her husband McKnight (Photo: Getty Images)


Where was Leilani Malia Mendoza Born?

Leilani Malia Mendoza was born in the Philippines whose birth date missing. With her family, she moved to New York, America. Then Leilani & her family settle in the United States of America. Therefore, Mendoza has American nationality and is of Filipino-Hawaiian.

Leilani Malia Mendoza  clicking selfie with her dad
Caption: Leilani Malia Mendoza  clicking selfie with her dad (Photo: Instagram)


She is the daughter of parents Justin Kanoa Mendoza (father) and mother Kailani Carolina Mendoza. Despite being popular as a celebrity wife, she doesn’t have much media exposure. As a result, information about her siblings, age & others is not available.


Is Leilani Malia Mendoza still Married? Her Husband

Leilani Malia Mendoza is still happily married to her husband. Her husband Brian McKnight is an American singer-songwriter. The duo romantic relationship started in 2014 after they met at a fitness convention in Los Angeles for the first time. In his interviews, he mentioned it was love at a first sight. Leilani got engaged with her then-boyfriend-now-spouse Brian in May 2017 after dating briefly for three years.

Leilani Malia Mendoza with her husband Brian McKnight in their wedding dress
Caption: Leilani Malia Mendoza with her husband Brian McKnight in their wedding dress (Photo: Instagram)


Leilani Malia Mendoza tied the wedding knot with her husband Brian McKnight on 29th December 2017 soon after their engagement. Their wedding ceremony was held in New York’s famed Oheka Castle. The gown Leilani wore was covered in 50,000 hand-beaded Swarovski crystals by Sabrina & Mannings that caught everyone's attention. 

Leilani Malia Mendoza clicking selfie with her husband McKnight
Caption: Leilani Malia Mendoza clicking selfie with her husband McKnight (Photo: Instagram)


The married couple reported their marriage on January 1, 2018, and uploaded a beautiful picture of their wedding ceremony on their respective Instagram. Out of their married life, they are yet to have kids. Leilani with her husband living a blissful married life. 


Leilani Malia Mendoza 2nd Wife of Brian McKnight

Prior to Brian McKnight's marriage with Leilani Mendoza, he was in a marital relationship. His first wife's name is Julie McKnight. Julie was his high school sweetheart. Their love turned into marriage and exchanged wedding vows in 1990. 

Leilani Malia Mendoza's hubby Brian McKnight with his ex-wife Julie
Caption: Leilani Malia Mendoza's hubby Brian McKnight with his ex-wife Julie (Photo: Getty Images)


Also, they became parents of 2 kids; they are Bryan McKnight Jr. and Niko McKnight. Despite being married for over 10 years, problems started in their marriage. As a result, they got divorced in the year 2003. Interestingly, his son McKnight Jr blamed his dad for leaving him and his mother.


Who is Leilani Malia Mendoza Ex-Boyfriend? Her Kids

Out of her romantic relationship with former boyfriend, Leilani Malia Mendoza became the mother of two children. Unfortunately, the name & other details of Leilani's ex-boyfriend missing. The name of her kids are Jack McPhee and Julia McPhee. Her daughter Julia is all grown up who graduated from the University of California in Santa Barbara.

Leilani Malia Mendoza with her kids & husband Brian McKnight
Caption: Leilani Malia Mendoza with her kids & husband Brian McKnight (Photo: Instagram) 


In the year 2021, Mendoza's son Jack completed his high school graduation. Both of her kids shared a good relationship with her current husband McKnight. Her children seem to be happy about their mom’s relationship. Also, she is a stepmother to Brian McKnight’s children from his past relationship.


What's Leilani Malia Mendoza Net Worth? 

Despite being popular as a celebrity wife, Leilani Malia Mendoza is active in her professional career. Mendoza has been working in the medical field. Out of her work, Mendoza has been earning a handsome sum of money. As per reports, Leilani Malia Mendoza's net worth is estimated at around $750 thousand.

Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza sitting in a golf cart
Caption: Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza sitting in a golf cart (Photo: Instagram)


Her husband Brian McKnight has a net worth of $10 million collected out of his working career. He paid a little under $1.3 million for a home in Chatsworth, California in 1999. In August 2019, McKnight sold this home for a little under $1.8 million.


What's Leilani Malia Mendoza Do For Living?

Leilani Malia Mendoza has been working as a pediatric neurophysiologist working at UCLA. She has been involved in the medical field for a long period of time. Many people previously thought she is a  nurse after seeing her in scrubs.

Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza in her working dress
Caption: Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza in her working dress (Photo: Instagram)


Leilani along with her team work with children suffering from brain anomalies. Well, other information about her professional career is missing. Also, Leilani Malia Mendoza is active on Instgaram with over 136K followers. She shared lovely pictures with her spouse and other works related pictures as well.


What is the Height of Leilani Malia Mendoza?

Leilani Malia Mendoza has a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 M tall. While her husband McKnight has a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.918 m. Leilani's body weighs around 62 Kg or 136 pounds. Mendoza has a fair complexion with dark brown eyes & black color hair.


Who is Leilani Malia Mendoza Husband?

Leilani Malia Mendoza's husband Brian McKnight is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, radio host, as well as multi-instrumentalist. He was born on June 5, 1969, & his full name is Brian Kelly McKnight. Also, he is from a musically inclined family in Buffalo, New York. Brian's elder brother Claude McKnight III had a band of his own. His high school education was completed at Sweet Home High School, where he performed as a bandleader.

Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza's spouse Brian McKnight
Caption: Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza's spouse Brian McKnight (Photo: Fabulous Arizona)


From his early teen years, he developed writing skills as well as learned different instruments. Also, he had the opportunity to explore various genres of music. He became popular for his strong falsetto and belting range. Due to his work, McKnight has earned 16 Grammy Awards nominations.