Biography / Wiki
Erica Mena is a well-known reality star who, with her participation in the ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’ show, became famous. Her upbringing was troubling, with an abusive father and inadequate education. It was her difficult childhood, however, that transformed her personality into the firebrand she is considered to be.
Her passion for a better life was her power that led her on the hard road to stardom. As a model, she began her career and appeared in a variety of popular artists’ music videos. Her big appearances in ‘Kourtney and Kim Take Miami’ and ‘VH1 News Presents: Hip Hop Videos’ apart from ‘Love & Hip Hop,’ increased her popularity.
The number of glamour magazines she has starred in, including being the cover girl in some, could measure her achievements. She wrote two books about her life, covering her harsh childhood and her life of love, ending with single motherhood. She is renowned for her sense of dressing and runs her own line of fashion.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 7th of November 1987 Erica Mena is currently 35 years old. Erica is tall and height measures 5 feet 7 inches while her weight is 55 kg approximately. Mena has received a lot of praise for her stunning body figure which measures 36-24-36 and she wears number 6 in the shoe size. Erica has black colored hair and the color of her eyes is dark brown.
Even though Erica Mena has a struggling childhood, she molded her personality and after getting initial popularity on MTV, entered show business. Erica has earned most of her wealth from her work as a model as well as from her own clothing line.
Mena has also appeared in advertisements for many luxurious brands. The total net worth estimated for Erica Mena is $1 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
Erica Mena was born and raised in The Bronx, New York. She has not disclosed the identity of her parents but it is known that both of them were involved in drug dealing. She was raised by her elder sister Lisa Mena. Erica attended her local high school.
|Birth Place||United States of America (The Bronx)|
|Date Of Birth||November 7, 1987|
|Height||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Reality TV Personality, Businesswoman, Model|
|Home Town||United States of America (The Bronx, New York)|
|Fathers Name||Drug Dealer (Name Not Known)|
|Mothers Name||Drug Dealer (Name Not Known)|
|Sister||Lisa Mena (Older Sister)|
Career / Fashion And Style
Before completing school, Erica Mena started making a living and was unable to complete her formal diploma due to her difficult situation at home. When she won the ‘Jenifer Lopez Look- Alike’ MTV contest, Erica’s career received its initial boost. She was featured in her first music video,’ Can’t Stop-Won’t Stop’ by Young Gunz, after winning the contest.
She won her second MTV contest at the age of 16, called Say What Karaoke. She became a well-known figure in show business from thereon. She starred in a couple of episodes of ‘Kourtney and Kim Take Miami’ in addition to music videos during her early years.
To name a few, she has been featured on the pages of MAXIM KING Magazine, The Source, and XXL Magazine. She was also featured in Tommy Hilfiger’s print media campaign and endorsed several other brands, including Loreal and Roca Wear.
Erica always wanted to be a designer, so she worked for some time with Randa Quraan of ‘Socially Loud’ and created ‘HER’ by Erica Mena, a clothing line. In reality, she wore clothes from her own ‘Spring-Summer’ collection in the 5th season of ‘Love and Hip Hop’ in 2015. She published her autobiography in April 2013 and her second book, Chronicles of a Confirmed Bachelorette, which details her dating life, followed shortly.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
She has dated many celebrities in the entertainment world including Cliff Dixon and Fabolous and has a King Conde and a daughter Safire Majesty Samuels.
|Boyfriends||DJ Envy (2008-2011),
Raul Conde (2004-2016),
Rich Dollaz (2012-2013),
Shad Moss (2014-2015),
Cliff Dixon (2017-2018),
Safaree Samuels (2018-2020)
|Children||Son – King Conde
Daughter – Safire Majesty Samuels
Here we provide you the list of Erica Mena’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Will Smith|
|Favorite Actress||Vanessa Hudgens|
|Favorite Colour||Black and Red|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Hawaii|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Dishes|
|Favorite Things To Do||Shopping, and Traveling|
Some Interesting Facts About Erica Mena
- Erica once worked as a sales associate for Kourtney Kardashian at their Dash Miami fashion shop.
- Later, due to her ill conduct with customers and her employer, she was fired from her employment.
- Erica has graced The Source and XXL magazine pages.
- Erica had an abusive father who was a drug dealer who, while growing up, had a large effect on her behavior.
- At the age of 16, she won her 2nd MTV contest called ‘Say What Karaoke.’
- Her older sister raised Mena.
- In the performing arts, Erica was always involved. At the age of 8, she began to sketch dresses.
- She won MTV’s ‘Jennifer Lopez Look-Alike’ competition at the age of 14.
- In the music videos, she modeled for Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, and Bobby Valentino.