Brandi Passante is a reality television celebrity and storage hunter from the United States with a net worth of $2 million. Passante, who was born on May 16, 1980, in Harris County, Texas, rose to popularity on the A&E reality TV program “Storage Wars” (2010–2018) with her long-term lover Jarrod Schulz.
In 2014, Brandi and Jarrod participated in an A&E special and a spin-off series named “Brandi & Jarrod: Married to the Job,” both titled “Brandi & Jarrod: Married to the Job.” “Storage Wars” featured Passante and Schulz in over 260 episodes.
Brandi and Jarrod were first presented as the hunters with the smallest financial resources, but what Passante lacked in financial resources, she made up for in scrappiness, and she later pleased the show’s viewers with her no-nonsense bidding approach.
One of the reasons Brandi has such a strong personality is because “Because she understands what’s at risk, she adopts a “take no prisoners” attitude: “I have to turn around my scores swiftly because they pay for the next auction.”
Passante and Schulz were able to turn themselves into harder hitters as the program grew in popularity. During the fourth season of “Storage Wars” (which aired in 2013), Brandi and Jarrod created a second Now and Then location in Long Beach, California, however, the shop shuttered in 2014. The first Orange County site was shuttered by Passante and Schulz in 2016.
Height, Weight, and Physical Characteristics
The height of Brandi Passante is 5 feet 7 inches, and her weight is 72 Kg or 158 lb. Brandi’s eyes are brown, and she has blonde hair.
Jarrod and Brandi first met in 1999, when she was recruited by Schulz’s carpet-cleaning firm. Cameron (born in 2003) and Payton (born in 2005) are the couple’s two children who were never legally married (born in 2005).
Peyton was born deaf and with a cleft palate, and as a toddler, she had to endure many surgeries. Passante said that she and Schulz had stopped their relationship “two years ago” in a June 2020 interview with “The Dad Diary.”
She also said in the interview that she had been diagnosed with Covid-19 two weeks before and had been suffering from terrible headaches and a loss of taste.
In 2019, Passante participated as the emcee of a charity event for Women’s Own Worth, an organization that “empowers women and their families to restore their self-worth by helping them to live an independent life after enduring the repercussions of trauma.”
The charity received $100,000 as a result of the event.
Brandi Passante’s Salary & Professional Background
After co-starring in the reality show “Storage Wars” with Jarrod, Brandi became a household name.
She had previously been overlooked by the show’s producers, who were only interested in Jarrod. The producers, however, opted to put Brandi in the program after meeting her.
Brandi and Jarrod were portrayed as storage seekers with limited financial means in the reality program. Brandi pleased the producers with her sensible and realistic bidding style, despite her budgetary limits.
They have steadily grown in popularity with spectators as storage seekers. Brandi and Jarrod soon developed a second facility in Long Beach, California. It happened in the fourth season of Storage Wars.
However, in 2014, the company was permanently closed. In 2016, they shuttered its Orange County store after two years. Brandi and Jarrod also appeared in the A&E spin-off “Brandi & Jarrod: Married to the Job.”