Erica Mena is a famous American model, reality tv star, and music video actress. She has a net worth of $1 million. Erica also is a famous music artist who shot to fame after he appeared in season 3 of the reality TV series ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York.’
Real Name: Erica Jasmin Mena Samuels
Celebrity Name: Erica Mena
Date of birth: 8 November, 1987
Nationality: The Bronx, New York, United States
Sexual orientation: Straight
Marital status: Married
Spouse name: Safaree Samuels
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 60 kg
Source of wealth: American model, TV personality, Entertainer
Erica Mena Net Worth: $2 million
Erica Mena was born on November 8th, 1987 in Bronx, New York. Her family history can be traced back to Puerto Rica and Dominican. From an early age, she craved fame. She was loved to appear on stage for public performances. When she was just eight years old, she started dress designing. She got excited when she was given the opportunity to perform on the stage.
When she was 14, she bagged an award for having a look like that of Jenifer Lopez. She had made up her mind by then to enter the world of modeling. She was beautiful and also ready to start modeling. She moved on and started looking for modeling gigs. She even started appearing in the videos of some top-rated artists.
Erica was born in prison because her mother was imprisoned during her pregnancy for drug peddling. Her father was also trouble for the family. He forced her mother to peddle drugs. He was a drug dealer. Her father abused her until her mother was released from jail.
Erica had a troubled childhood. However, her abusive father and disturbed childhood did not bar her from becoming a superstar. She had a fire in her heart to live a better life and she struggled hard to get one. Her fighting instincts helped her get a better life despite all odds. She rose to fame when she made a bold decision to pursue modeling. Since then she has appeared in multiple music videos.
Erica Men has a son whose name is King. She had the child together with Raul Conde. The couple broke up later on. Her dating history is quite scandalous as many men from the film and modeling industry are rumored to have dated Erica Men. Once she dated D J Envy for some time. However, their relationship was short-lived and it ended on a terrible footing.
She had been in a relationship with Bow Wow. She also surprised him by gifting him BMW 18. Later on, Bow Wow sold the car for $250,000. Mena lived with Bow Wow in his apartment because the Bow Wow’s mother used to own the house. However, the couple, later on, moved to a mansion that had eight rooms.
If we take a look at her personal life, we come to know that she has had a life that is replete with scandals. From 2005 to 2004, she dated Scott Storch. She also had been in a relationship with Rich Dollaz between 2012 and 2013. In 2013, Erica publicly announced that she was bisexual and she had been dating Cyn Santana. In 2013 and 2014, she dated Chinx Drugs. Her relationship with Bow Wow ended in 2015 after rumors of marriage. In 2016, rumors hit the industry that Erica had been in a relationship with another woman named Trina. In 2019, she dated Cliff Davis, a businessman from Atlanta.
In 2019 Safaree Samuels, the rapper announced that he was engaged to Erica, and they were going to get married soon. Her fans were skeptical about her engagement and marriage. They even dubbed it as a publicity stunt and well-written and drafted response to the engagement of Erica’s ex Cyn Santana.
Erica Mena Career
Erica has made a name for herself. She has 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, which is why she made regular appearances. Since 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. She also appeared in films such as Ba 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. She wore her clothing collection for the shooting of Love and Hip Hop, New York.
Erica wrote her autobiography that was an instant success. She managed to sell many copies. She 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.
Erica Mena’s Net worth
Her net worth is estimated to be over $2 million. Her wealth comes from the modeling industry. Other sources of her wealth include the sale of her books, her acting career, and the sale of her fashion line.