Draya Michele is an American reality star is widely recognized for her appearance in VH1’s reality show Basketball Wives LA. She is also a successful entrepreneur with a range of fashion lines. Apart from this, she’s known for portraying the supporting role of Holly in the 2016 romantic comedy The Perfect Match.
Draya Michele made a breakthrough from Basketball Wives LA
A Reading, Pennsylvania native Michele was born to an Italian mother and an African-American father on 23rd January 1985. Michele launched her professional entertainment career in 2011. She has since been appearing in music videos and on the cover pages of various men’s magazines.
She made her breakthrough in the television industry in 2011 after appearing in the reality series Basketball Wives LA. The same year, she also made her acting debut by starring in the television movie Will to Love.
Michele’s long association with Basketball Wives LA ended in 2015. After she appeared as a main cast of the series from season 1 to 4, she departed in October 2015.
In 2016, Draya showed up as Holly, a supporting character in a romantic comedy film The Perfect Match. The film was an average success, both critically and commercially.
Being a successful model & entrepreuner has increased Draya’s net worth
Apart from acting, Draya has earned a huge fame as a model. She often models her own designs of swimsuits and has also posed as a cover girl for men’s magazines like Show, XXL, Black Man and King.
Draya wished to become an owner of some swimsuit lines since she was young. Eventually, after establishing herself as a television personality in 2011, she launched her first swimwear line, Mint Swim.
The brand Mint Swim was motivated by the desire to form the best by coupling sophisticated and contemporary designs. And it claims to be working on ways to satisfy the bodily needs of every woman. Its products can be bought online at www.mint-swim.com.
In December 2012, Michele came up with another fashion line called Fine Ass Girls. The clothing line is a collection of opulent dresses which are designed by Michele herself.
In 2016, she also launched Beige & CoCo, her latest clothing line which is “a blend of casual and cocktail for the girl who wants a wardrobe that won’t go out of style”. The line is purely a new collection of outfits all designed by Draya.
Michele is expected to have accumulated a huge net worth through her involvement in modeling and designing industry. Her net worth in 2014 was valued to be $400,000.
Draya Michele is dating Orlando Scandrick
Draya has never been married but has a son with her boyfriend Orlando Scandrick. She also has a teen son from her previous relationship. Reportedly, she is living in Los Angeles with her current boyfriend.
The couple have been dating on and off since 2013. Draya was engaged to Scandrick but they called off the engagement in 2016.