Some of the media personalities build successful careers only after they come into the spotlight after dating world-famous stars. Similar is the case with American media personality Draya Michele. Even though Draya Michele has now secured herself a successful career as a socialite, model, actress, and fashion designer, she came into the spotlight because of her relationship with songwriter Chris Brown.
Draya Michele Short Bio
Born in 1985 as Andraya Michele Howard in Pennsylvania, Draya Michele celebrates her birthday every 23 January. She carries American nationality and embraces a mixed ethnicity as her mother is Italian, and her father is African-American.
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At 35 years of age, Draya stands at an attractive height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters). There is not much information about her parents and siblings, except that her mother's name is Valeria Diaz.
Husband, Boyfriend & Children
Draya Michele came into the limelight after she started dating Chris Brown in 2009, after Chris Brown's break up with Rihanna. The couple dated for nine months, and according to Draya, Chris was a good boyfriend, and they had a lot of fun together. However, their love ended, and they decided to follow their own paths.
After Chris Brown, Draya had relationships with many interesting men like Gilbert Jay Arenas Jr., and Bernard Berrian. Even though Draya found love many times in her life, she settled once and for all.
She is now engaged to Orlando Scandrick. Orlando Scandrick is an American footballer who played for the NFL. In a recent interview, Draya revealed that she went out with Orlando for an ice-cream date for the first time in 2013; they have been inseparable since then. She also added that they have grown together and learned from each other.
Draya Michele enjoys quality time with her fiance Orlando Scandrick on 11 June 2018 (Photo: Draya Michele's Instagram)
Draya Michele and her baby daddy live together with four children in a happy family, even though the couple only shares one child. Draya has a child named Knito who was born in 2002. Rumors were flying all around about Knito's father since Draya had not revealed about him. The rumors stated that Kniko was the son of Gilbert Jay Arenas Jr., but in an Instagram post, Draya publicly debunked the rumors. She said that she got impregnated at the age of eighteen by a barber in Philadelphia, and she raised the child as a single mother by working as a stripper.
Other than Knito, Draya and Michele share a baby named Jru Scandrick. Jru Sandrick was born on 8 April 2016 in Burbank. Orlando, on the other hand, has two other children from his former relationship. Even though much information about family life is not revealed, there's no doubt that Draya is in a happy relationship with her dear future husband.
Draya Michele Net Worth
Draya entered the media industry via VH1's Basketball's Wives LA in the first season in 2011. She appeared in the show up to the fourth season. Draya has also appeared in movies like Will to Love and The Perfect Match. She soon launched a swimwear and clothing line industry, which added a substantial amount in her net worth.
Draya Michele is a confident professional. Because of her hard-working attitude, she went from a single mom working as a stripper to a multi-professional personality. Today, her net worth stands at $600 thousand.