Erica Mena Biography, Childhood, Career and More

Erica Mena is an American actress, reality show star, and former model who is best known for her appearance on the show Love & Hip Hop: New York. She joined the cast of VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta for its seventh season in 2018. Her television credits include The Trisha Goddard Show, Bad Girls Club: Social Disruption, Bad Girls Club: East Meets West, and Scared Famous. She was born on November 8, 1987, in New York City.

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Erica Mena Personal Life

This model is openly bisexual. She has a son, King Conde, born March 1, 2007, with video director and rapper Raul Conde. But the relationship again broke up and Erica decided to bring up the child as a single mother. Mena was previously engaged to Bow Wow. On December 24, 2018, Erica became engaged to rapper and television personality Safaree Samuels. October 1, 2019, she announced that she and Samuels were expecting their first child together.

Safaree Asked Erica Mena's Mom and Son For Permission To Marry Her, Before Proposing
          Erica with her son (King Conde)

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On October 7, 2019, she and Samuels married at The Legacy Castle in New Jersey. On February 2, 2020, Mena and Samuels welcomed their daughter. she had a miscarriage. Her name has been linked to actor Shad Mosses and Rich Dollaz with whom she was in a relationship for some time. Lately, she was in a relationship with Hip Hop Season 4 co-star, Cyn Santana, but the relationship broke up before they could say yes at the altar.

Erica Mena Childhood

Erica was born and brought up in the Bronx, New York City by her parents and elder sister. Her parents are of Puerto Rican & Dominican descent. Her father was a drug dealer and gave the family a difficult time. Mena’s mother was forced to peddle drugs due to which she was imprisoned and it was there that she gave birth to Erica. Her father abused her till her mother was released from prison when she was five years old. It was her older sister Lisa Mean who ran the home and brought Erica up. The harsh conditions of her early childhood left a deep impact on the behavior of Erica as she grew up and faced the world.
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She was enamored by the world of glamour and began sketching dresses at the age of eight. Erica was interested in performing arts as a child and got her first experience of success when she won the MTV ‘Jenifer Lopez Look-Alike’ contest at the age of 14. She was also once a ‘Dash Doll’ and was hired by Kourtney Kardashian to work as a sales associate in their newly developed Dash Miami store. However, due to her brash behavior with her boss as well as customers she was fired from her job.

Erica Mena Net worth

Her net worth is estimated to be over $2 million. Her wealth comes from the modeling industry, the sale of her books, her acting career, and the sale of her fashion line.

Body Measurement

Talking about her body measurement she is 5.7 ft. tall and weighs 60 kg. Erica Has Natural hair black but she dyed it dark brown. She has dark brown eyes color.

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Career

Erica has made a name for herself. She managed to feature on some high profile magazine covers. She has managed to appear in The Source, Maxim, and the KING. The most significant career performance of her career was her appearance in Chris Brown’s video ‘Yo.’ He also was featured in Missy Elliot’s video ‘Breath.’ Erica is one of the most wanted models in the modeling industry. She is gorgeous and intelligent. She has managed to model for Loreal, Roca Wear, Tommy Hilfiger, and many other high profile magazines.

Erica was featured as a supporting actress in Love and Hip Hop, New York. She also managed to rise as a primary cast member. Then she made appearances in multiple reality TV shows. The shows she appeared in included Kim Take New York and Kourtney. She only got smaller roles at the start. Erica also appeared in films such as Bad Girls Club: Social disruption, CSI: Cyber, and Wild’s Out, etc. She also remained interested in the fashion industry. She teamed up with Rana Quraan and created her fashion line. Mena wore her clothing collection for the shooting of Love and Hip Hop, New York.

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More About her Career

Erica wrote her autobiography that was an instant success. She managed to sell many copies. Erica has also built a massive social media following with 5.2 million followers on Instagram. She uses her social media to market her clothing line. In 2013, Erica made and released a single titled Where Do I Go. The singe topped the charts on iTunes. After the release of her autobiography titled Underneath It All, she planned to release another book on sex advice. She is planning to name the book the Chronicles of A Confirmed Bachelorette: The Girl Factor.

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TV Show

 
Year Title Role Note
2005 Yo (Excuse Me, Miss)” Co-star Chris Brown Music Video
2009–2010 Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami Herself
2011–2015, 2019–present Love & Hip Hop: New york Herself Supporting Cast
Main Cast
2013 The show with Vinny Herself
2013 The Trisha Goddard Show Herself
2014 105 & Park Herself
2014 CSI Brody’s Girl
2016–2017 Bad Girls Club Herself
2017 Wild and Out Herself
2017 Master Of None Nikki
2017 Bad Girls Club: East, Meeta West Herself
2017 Scared Famous Herself
2018, 2020 Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta Herself Main Cast
2013 Black Ink Crew New York Herself

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