Destiny Odom is a celebrity child whose father is Lamar Odom. She was born as the love child of the former NBA star and his ex-girlfriend Liza Morales who is a famous fashion designer. Her fame is tied to her being the daughter of two famous parents whose relationship did not last long.
She has seen the height of fame with her appearance on the popular Keeping Up With the Kardashians reality spin-off, Khloe and Lamar. The show is a tip of Destiny’s time with reality TV superstar Khloe Kardashian who was once married to her father, Lamar.
Despite the years after the show ended in its second season, Destiny Odom’s name keeps coming up in the relationship lives of her parents and her father’s ex-wife, Khloe. Keep reading to find out all the juicy details about Destiny Odom.
Who Is Destiny Odom?
Destiny Odom was born on August 6, 1998, a year before her father’s career took an upward swing. Destiny had two siblings, Lamar Jr and Jayden. Lamar Jr was born in 2002 while their baby brother was born in 2005.
They lost their little brother, Jayden when he was six months old as a result of Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). He died while sleeping in his crib. Destiny and her surviving brother Lamar Jr are the only surviving offspring of Lamar and ex-girlfriend Liza Morales.
Her father’s close relationship with his high school coach, Jerry DeGregorio made him name Jerry Destiny’s godfather. Lamar calls DeGregorio his white dad and holds him in high esteem.
As of 2016, Destiny’s modeling career took a turn when she posed and did a photoshoot for makeup artist, Anna Loeschner. With her height, a career in modeling is full of endless possibilities.
Destiny Odom Parents Were Never Married
Her parent, Lamar, and Liza gave birth to her and her siblings while still dating. They were together even before Lamar was drafted into the NBA in 1997. He was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the NBA draft as the fourth overall pick. Their relationship was never sealed in marriage.
Before they finally parted ways, Lamar and Liza dated on and off for 9 years. They ended their relationship for the last time in 2007. According to Liza, she has learned to love her baby daddy from afar.
Her Father’s Marriage To Khloe Kardashian
Lamar Odom first met Khloe Kardashian of the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashian in 2009 at the party of a friend. They two had an instant connection after this. In November 2009, exactly one month after meeting, they got married in a ceremony that was aired on the show.
In ‘The Wedding’ episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, their wedding opened the fourth season. Their marriage became a part of the show. Many people who did not know of Lamar’s NBA career suddenly started following him.
While the show was ongoing, Lamar and Khloe’s life was fueling some of the storylines. In 2011, after two years of marriage, they started their own show, Khloe and Lamar, a spin-off of her family’s Keeping Up With The Kardashians. His two children with ex-girlfriend were on the show as well.
Shortly after, Lamar’s career started going downhill. First, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks by the Lakers. The hard time he was in his career was aired on the show.
Destiny Odom’s Father And Khloe Kardashian Divorce
Filming Khloe and Lamar put a strain on Lamar who was getting tired of filming while putting work into his career. He almost went off the show. Lamar parted ways with the Mavericks in 2012.
His growing depression led to drug use and other vices and in December 2013, Khloe filed for divorce. Lamar almost lost his life when he was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel in 2015.
Though he was having issues, Khloe supported him while in a medically induced coma but even this could not save their marriage. They both wanted their marriage to work but they had many irreconcilable differences. This is the main reason for their divorce.
Destiny’s Relationship With Khloe Kardashian
Parents that have a good relationship with their children may have to prioritize time when a new spouse arrives. Destiny and her father were quite close before he married Khloe Kardashian. She was shown on Khloe and Lamar reality show.
Yet, Destiny’s relationship with Khloe was not so smooth. Destiny claims her father’s marriage to Khloe has prevented him from having more time with her. When Khloe and her father divorced, Destiny did not wish them to get back together. She wanted her daddy all to herself.
Lamar Odom And Khloe Kardashian Divorce Settlement
The end of a marriage is a painful process whether those involved agree or not. There are good memories that will only come and go but can never be repeated.
For Khloe and Lamar, they had a divorce clause in their prenup which dealt with splitting their properties. In the end, they split their production company, Khlomar, and a joint checking account equally. Lamar made a windfall from this arrangement.