Who is Kristina Basham?
Kristina Basham was born in Walnut Creek, California USA, on 31 July 1988 – her zodiac sign is Leo and she holds American nationality. She is an Instagram star, a model and baker, but who might be known best for being the wife of Scott Adams, a famous American artist and creator of the comic strip “Dilbert”.
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Early life and education
Kristina was raised alongside her brother in California by her father Valmor, and her mother whose name is unknown.
Kristina was physically quite active while growing-up, as she ran cross country and once won a 20 mile race.
She was nine (although other sources claim 11) when she was noticed by a modeling scout, and signed her first modelling contract with her parents’ permission – Kristina was allowed to work as a model only if she promised to stay focused on her education. She was also interested in playing the piano and the violin, and was a multi-instrumentalist by the time she enrolled at a local high school.
Upon matriculation in 2006, she enrolled at University of California, Berkeley from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2010, then went on to also obtain her Master’s degree in financial economics.
Kristina worked as a child and then teen model from January 1997 to February 2002, before focusing on her education. She came back to modelling in February 2010, and walked the catwalk for various famous designers for seven years before retiring from it in May 2017 – Kristina was also a brand ambassador of many companies and designers from February 2015 to her retirement, some of which were Emirates Airlines, Adidas Golf and Aston Martin.
Since May 2017, she has been working as a pianist and a violinist, while she is today also running her own bakery located in San Francisco.
Love life and marriage with Scott Adams
Kristina allegedly met Scott in 2016, two years after he divorced his first wife Shelly Miles with whom he didn’t have children, but had two step-children, Justin and Savannah, the former of whom overdosed and died in 2018.
Scott and Kristina announced on Christmas 2019 that they had become engaged, and it was on 12 July that Scott announced in his show “Real Coffee with Scott Adams” that he had exchanged vows with Kristina the day before.
Kristina hasn’t talked about any other men she might have dated, so as of December 2020, she is married to Scott, but they don’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Kristina is very interested in social media networks, and is a star on Instagram as shes followed by close to four million people, and has uploaded more than 520 pictures, most of which have been taken during her everyday life and have her breasts and buttocks in focus.
She enjoys flying and is a licensed pilot – many pictures of the ‘planes she’s flown can be found uploaded onto her Instagram account.
Kristina is a huge fan of summer, as she loves to show off her body and sun tan at the beach.
In her spare time she’s keen on watching movies starring her favorite actresses Julia Roberts and Angelina Jolie, such as “Notting Hill”, “The Runaway Bride” and “Mr. and Mrs Smith”.
Age, height and net worth
Kristina’s age is 32. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) and she weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). As of December 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $100,000, while Scott’s net worth has been estimated at over $75 million.
Who is Scott Adams?
Scott Raymond Adams was born in Windham, New York State USA, on 8 June 1957 – his zodiac sign is Gemini and he holds American nationality. Even today he’s perhaps known best for his comic strip “Dilbert”, which became popular all around the world in the ‘90s.
Scott was raised in Windham by his father Paul and mother Virginia. He started reading comics at a very early age, and his favorite was “Peanuts”. When he was six he began drawing his own comics, and 11 when he won his first drawing competition. He was educated at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School from which he matriculated as valedictorian (best student among 39 people), and then enrolled at Hartwick College from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics in 1979. Scott then moved to California and eventually enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, from which he graduated with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in 1986.
From graduation to obtaining his MBA (1979-1986), Scott worked at Crocker National Bank with their telecommunications engineers, and during those years often worked on his comic. He has stated that Dilbert came from Mike Goodwin who was his ex-boss, while Dogbert came from his family’s deceased pet dog Lucy. From 1986 to 1995, Scott worked at Pacific Bell, and in 1989 published his first “Dilbert” comic, for which he received a check for $368.62 – by 1994, 400 newspapers were publishing Scott’s comic.
By 1996 Scott had become a full-time cartoonist, and his comic was featured in around 800 newspapers.
In the same year he published his first book, “The Dilbert Principle”. In 1998, the TV series “Dilbert” began airing, and won Scott a Primetime Emmy Award in 1999, however, it was cancelled the following year. In 2000, it was reported that the comic “Dilbert” was featured in around 2,000 newspapers, translated into 19 languages and sold in 57 countries.
Scott has also worked various other jobs, including being the CEO of his own company Scott Adams Foods, Inc., and a restaurateur. He has also published his second book – “How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big”.
Really wish I was flying today 😭 visibility is only 1.5 SM so that would be a NO. TBH flying is the only thing I think I love as much as the piano ✈️😭😭😭
Posted by Kristina Basham on Saturday, August 22, 2020
In 2004 Scott found out that he was suffering from focal dystonia, meaning he can’t draw on paper for a long time – this is one of the reasons why he has switched to drawing on a graphics tablet.
He is also a trained hypnotist.
He won a National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award in 1997 as well as a Newspaper Comic Strip Award in the same year. In 2005, Scott ranked #12 on the list of 50 most influential management thinkers compiled by the European Foundation for Management Development – Scott has also won a National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language.