Desiree Jacqueline Guerzon is the lovely wife of billionaire, Kevin Plank. Her hubby is none other than the founder and CEO of apparel company Under Armour.
Desiree’s husband, was born Kevin A. Plank on August 13, 1972 in Kensington, Maryland, USA. An innate entrepreneur, began selling shirts out of the trunk of his car while attending Maryland University, and eventually the world took notice. Over two decades later, Under Armour is a multi-billion dollar global brand and the maker of the most innovative performance footwear, apparel, and accessories in the world.
The youngest of five boys who grew up in Kensington, Maryland noticed his teammates were all wearing heavy, sweat-soaked shirts. So he came up with a lightweight, sweat-wicking shirt using fabrics from women’s undergarments. He took his highly successful sports apparel company public in 2005.
He’s had friends and family involved in his early ventures, that includes, wife Desiree. The pair tied the knot in 2003 and have two kids together. Meet Desiree Plank below.
1. Desiree is a Filipino-American
Desiree Jacqueline Guerzon who goes by “D.J.” Guerzon and is a Filipino-American who was brought up in the U.S.
2. She and Kevin Plank attended the same high school.
Plank first met Desiree Jacqueline “D.J.” Guerzon of Potomac while at St. John’s, when he went out with one of her schoolmates from the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda. In fact, they went to prom in the same car but with different dates.
3. The pair dated for ten-years before getting married in 2003.
The two found each other again in college. Kevin ran into D.J. on his first day of college, and they started dating a few months later, the rest is history.
4. She studied nursing.
Desiree Jacqueline Guerzon studied nursing at Georgetown University.
5. Jacqueline Guerzon became her hubby’s biggest fan and supporter
Her hubby is known for having launched a number of businesses at the University of Maryland. During an interview she recalled the time she helped Kevin sell t-shirts at a Grateful Dead concert. Her mom even pitched in by tie-dyed the shirts in the backyard of her family’s home.
6. She is the mother of two kids.
Desiree and Kevin Plank welcomed one son, Kevin James now 13 and who is very into sports including, hockey. They are also the parents of one daughter, Katherine.