Leilani Malia Mendoza

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Relationship Timeline Of Leilani Malia Mendoza

Husband : Brian McKnight
Leilani Malia Mendoza and Brian McKnight married on 2017.

Leilani Malia Mendoza is a neuro specialist working as a Pediatric Neuro physiologist and is actively involved in her profession. She is also a social media influencer.

She is well-known among the public as the wife of a celebrity, Brain Mcknight, an American singer, songwriter, recorder, producer, and actor. 

Relationship of Mendoza

As mentioned earlier, Leilani Malia Mendoza is in a married relationship with Brian McKnight, an American actor. The romantic couple met each other in the year 2013 but started dating each other in 2014.

The news regarding their date started gathering the attention of Brian McKnight fans and many news channels covered the news. However, it did not bother their relationship, and finally, the couple announced their engagement in May 2017. Eventually, the lovely couple tied the knot on December 29, 2017.

Photo of Mr. and Mrs. McKnight posing for a photo shoot during the wedding.
Photo of Mr. and Mrs. McKnight posing for a photo shoot during the wedding. Image Source: Instagram

On January 1, Mendoza made an Instagram post captioning;

Ladies and Gentlemen introducing Mr. and Mrs. Brian McKnight #mcknightgetsleid #priceless #iloveourlife #justmarried 📸: @tmilophoto

The wedding was held at Oheka Castle, where they exchanged their vows in the presence of family members and guests. During the wedding ceremony, Mendoza wore a custom-designed wedding dress as a bride, whereas McKnight, the groom, wore a fancy black suit. 

Net Worth

Leilani Malia Mendoza has earned a good sum of money from her Pediatric Neurophysiologist and other professional sources. She also has her social media platforms as a good source of passive income. She has a net worth of $1 million, including all his salaries and earnings from social media.

Additionally, Brian McKnight is a successful singer/songwriter and actor. He was able to make a lot of money throughout his career, making him one of the richest singers out there. 

He has a huge net worth of $10 million which includes earnings from movies contract, royalties from songs, and earnings from social media.

Mendoza Surprised Her Husband

On June 6, 2020, Mendoza gathered her husband, Brian McKnight's family members, and gave him a surprise on his birthday. She also posted that beautiful birthday moment on her official Instagram account.

Mendoza posted a picture of her husband, Brian, to wish him his birthday, captioning;

BABYYYYYYY!!!!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY my love!!!!!! 🥰🥰🥰 I celebrate you today and everyday......I AM SO IN LOVE WITH YOU until my dying day. Haouli la hanau my baby ❤️❤️❤️

Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza's husband, Brian McKnight during his birthday.
Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza's husband, Brian McKnight, during his birthday. Image Source: Instagram

All the family members were present at the birthday party, and Brian cut the cake. And the most interesting moment of that day was that he got a huge surprise as all his family members wished him a birthday cake as soon as he woke up from sleep.

Physical Appearance

Leilani Malia Mendoza is a beautiful woman with a decent height of 5 feet 4 inches (162 cm). She has a very charming and alluring personality. 

She has black eyes and brown hair, making her look more good-looking. She has a slim body type figure and does many exercises to maintain her body figure.

Education of Mendoza

American songwriter's wife Mendoza is a well-educated personality. She completed her early education and high school at a prestigious school. 

After that, she enrolled in a reputed U.S University to pursue her higher education and graduated with a degree in Neurophysiology.

About Mendoza Husband 

Brain Mcknight is a well-known actor and singer born on June 5, 1969, in Buffalo, New York. He started his career by acting and singing. He earned his best fame and personality from his activeness and hard work in his acting career. Similarly, he was awarded Sixteen Grammy nominations awards.

Picture of Julie McKnight with her ex-husband, Brian McKnight.
Picture of Julie McKnight with her ex-husband, Brian McKnight. Photo Source: Hollywood Zam

In the past, McKnight was in a married relationship with Julie McKnight, a singer, and songwriter. The former duo had known each other since their days in college. 

The couple tied the knot in 1990, but their relationship could not last long, and they eventually ended their relationship in 2003. However, the reason behind their separation has not been revealed by either side.

Mother of Four Children

The American neuropathologist Mendoza has four children Brian McKnight Jr, Niko McKnight, Briana Mcknight, and Clyde McKnight. 

However, Mendoza is not the biological mother of Briana Mcknight and Clyde McKnight, as they are the children of McKnight's previous wife, Julie McKnight. Despite this, Mendoza loves them like her own child. 

Briana Mcknight and Clyde McKnight are posing for a photo shoot.
Briana Mcknight and Clyde McKnight are posing for a photo shoot. Image Source: Instagram

In 2021, Mendoza made a post captioning;

“No one will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you are the only ones who know the sound of my heart from the inside.” 🤍🤍🤍
I am so PROUD of you both! I love you so much my darling keikis!!!

This shows her love for her step-children. Not only this, she often posts her photos along with her children, and she seems very happy during their graduation.

Are Ready To Welcome a Newborn Into The Family

Well, you heard it right, the romantic duo is ready to welcome a new member into the family. The couple has shared this good news through their verified social media handle.

Pregnant Leilani Malia Mendoza kissing her husband.
Pregnant Leilani Malia Mendoza kissing her husband. Image Source: Instagram

They clicked several photos together on the beach, showing the belly of pregnant Leilani Malia Mendoza. Moreover, Brain Mcknight shared a post where he is seen kissing his pregnant wife while captioning,

“We are ECSTATIC to finally announce BABY MCKNIGHT is coming soon!!!!!!!,” she also began. “To my rock, the perfect husband and father …our baby is the most blessed child because you are his father. I’m forever in love with you Boopy.”

Interest and Hobbies

Regarding Mendoza's hobbies, she loves traveling and exploring new places during vacations. Basically, she is a traveler. She has been to many countries and posted pictures of herself with her family on her Instagram account.

Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza and her husband, Brian McKnight during a photoshoot in Eiffel tower.
Picture of Leilani Malia Mendoza and her husband, Brian McKnight during a photoshoot in Eiffel tower. Image Source: Instagram

Some of her favorite destinations are France, Australia, Italy, Germany and other European countries. Also, she has been to Paris and has clicked pictures with her husband, Brain Mcknight.

Besides traveling, Mendoza loves to read, swim, do yoga, and spend quality time with her family.

Career Outset

Mendoza is a Pediatric Neurophysiologist as well as a nurse. She often posts her pictures of nurse dresses on social media. 

Since graduation, she has been actively serving as a psychologist for kids. She is currently working at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) post of a neuro medical specialist.

Early Life

Mendoza was born in Filipino, Hawaii, the United States. She was raised in his hometown by his parents. However, the details regarding her date of birth and early life remain behind the curtain.

She was a charming boy since her childhood and had acceptable behaviors. She used to make friends easily and always helped them in need. From an early age, she wanted to be a Pediatric Neurophysiologist.

Family Details

Talking about Mendoza parent's details, Justin Kanoa is her father, whereas Keilani Carolina is her mother.

Mendoza's parents are highly educated. Her father graduated from the Philippines, and her mother completed her study at Roosevelt University in Chicago. However, details regarding their professions are still a mystery.

Mendoza's family is very small, lovely, and educated. She is very close to her parents and believes they are the major backbone of her success.

Pet Lover

Mendoza is a pet lover, especially dogs. She has a dog and often shares it on her social media handle.

Her dog is a Pomeranian breed with 14 to 16 years of lifespan, weighing around 2 to 3 kg. It is an expensive dog whose lowest cost goes around $500.

Social Media

R and B singer's wife, Leilani Mendoza, is admired not only for her work as Pediatric Neurophysiologist but also on different social media platforms. She has got profiles on Instagram and Facebook. 

She is actively present on Instagram. She has a personal Instagram account with the @leilani_211  username and has more than 52k followers and 1579 posts.

Leilani Malia Mendoza and her husband, Brian McKnight at their wedding ceremony.
Leilani Malia Mendoza and her husband, Brian McKnightat their wedding ceremony. Source: Instagram

Mendoza's husband is also involved in social media. He has 119.3k followers on his Twitter account, @Brian McKnight. He also has an Instagram account, @brianmcknight23, with more than 378k followers and 1464 posts.


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