Draya Michele [Model] Facts- Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, Son, Height, Net Worth

Last Updated : January 12, 2022

Quick Info→Age (2022): 36 Years OldHusband/Spouse: Orlando Scandrick
Draya Michele [Model] Facts

Who is Draya Michele?

Draya Michele is an American actress, model, entrepreneur, and producer. She became popular after appearing in a famous reality show, Basketball Wives LA. She is also recognized for her part in Belong Together, LA’s fitness, and Be Someone. 

Besides acting and modeling, the actress also owns her clothing lines. She launched her swimwear line in 2011 named Mint Swim. After two years, she launched her second lifestyle clothing line, Fine Ass Girls. 

Later in November 2016, the actress again launched her clothing line, Berge and Coco. 

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Short Bio: Birth, Age, and Zodiac

On January 23, 1985, the astounding actress was born in  Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. Every year the model celebrates her birthday on January 23. Her zodiac is Aquarius, and she is 36 years old as of 2021. 

As she was born in the USA, her nationality is American. The actress had moved out from her hometown and is currently living in Los Angeles. Her ethnicity is Caucasian. 

Draya Michele’s Parents and Education

Draya is the daughter of Valeria Diaz, and her father’s name is unknown. She is half African American and half Italian. This year, the actress has to bear a huge personal loss as her beloved father left her and her mother Valeria on Sunday, May 9, 2021.  

She is uncommunicative to the media when it comes to her family. She had attended a city school in her hometown and graduated with higher education. She later moved to Los Angeles in search of better career opportunities.  

Short Career/ Early Life

The actress had got public attention when she was dating R&B singer Chris Brown for nine months. Later she was cast in the reality show Basketball Wives LA where her vitriolic tongue made her an acknowledgeable person inside and outside the show. Also, she was featured in different movies like “Till Death Do Us Apart,” “The Perfect Man, “and “We Belong Together.” 

Not to forget, her career took a height when she appeared in the different music videos of very well-known artists like Kanye West, Niki Minaj, Jay Z, and Usher. She runs three clothing brands and promotes them on her social media platform. Furthermore, she even promotes other fashion brands like Fashion Nova, Alo, Nike, and many more. 

Draya has also featured on the cover of different magazine brands and signed modeling contracts with different agencies.

Who is Draya Michele Husband?

The limelight actress was rumored to be dating many celebrities, including Gilbert Arenas, Kenyon Martin, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, and many others.

She had even dated R&B singer Chris Brown. However, her last relationship was with football cornerback Orlando Scandrick.  

They were so in love that they got hitched, but due to some reason, unfortunately, they split in 2016. The actress was a young mom as she had given birth to her first child named Kniko at the age of 17. The father of Kinko is still unknown.   

Draya Michele With Her Son (Source: Instagram)

On 2021, August 22, Draya posted a picture together with her son, Kniko, expressing how proud she is as he made to the college and wish him to grow, learn and make new friends and even she addresses that whatever things she had done wrong in this life he was always struggling there with her which proofs that one thing she did right had him by her side all the time.  

Later in 2016, an official page on Twitter posted a pregnant picture of her, captioning, “Draya Michele is pregnant! She’s expecting a son in April.”

Soon after this post, the actress welcomes her second child on April 8, 2016, with the sweet name Jru with her ex-fiancé Orlando Scandrick. 

Draya Michele Pregnancy Tweet (Source: Twitter)


Michele gave birth to her elder son, Kniko, whose father is still unknown at 17. Later it was rumored that Kniko’s father is Gilbert Arenas, but on her Instagram, she revealed that his father is a Baber from her hometown, Reading, Pennsylvania.  

The actress thinks that her appearance in the reality show is the main cause of a misconception about her image.

She was shamed on social media and was even called a bad mother for neglecting her seven-year-old son Kinko.

She was even arrested for that. 

She again gets caught in controversy as she said she didn’t share her second child’s photo because he is “ugly” and later clarifies by saying it was just a joke.  

Physical Appearance

As a famous model and actress, she stands 5 feet and 6 inches tall. Her weight is 59 kg. She has a perfect body that anyone can dream of.  

She has long dark black hair. Her eye color is brown. Moreover, Her body measurement is 38-25-36 inches.  

How Much is Draya Michele’s Net Worth?

Being an actress, model, designer, and entrepreneur, she earns a pretty huge amount of money.

As she has become famous from the reality show and owns three brand lines, her net worth was $600 thousand.

But as of 2022, her estimated net worth is approximately $1 million.

Other Interesting Facts and Trivia About Draya Michele:

  • Draya Michele has had Insomnia. 
  • She was shocked by the vacuum, so she has an electric phobia. 
  • Whenever Michele visited Starbucks, she gave her fake name, Nicole.
  • She had tried being a vegetarian three times but had failed. 
  • She believes in psychics.  

Major Sources/ References
1. IMDb
2. Hollywood Mask