Andraya Michele Howard (born January 23, 1985) is an American media personality, model, actress, and fashion designer.[1]

Draya Michele
Draya Michele in 2019
Andraya Michele Howard

(1985-01-23) January 23, 1985 (age 39)
  • Actress
  • fashion designer
  • media personality
Years active2011–present
Known forBasketball Wives LA
Height1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)
WebsiteOfficial page on Twitter

Early life edit

Andraya Michele was born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Career edit

Michele first came to the attention of the public as the girlfriend of entertainer Chris Brown. She was part of the freshman cast of the VH1 series Basketball Wives LA in 2011, and in the same year made her first scripted acting debut in TV One's Will to Love opposite Keshia Knight-Pulliam and Marques Houston. She remained as part of the cast of Basketball Wives LA until her departure at the end of the show's fourth season in 2015. She had a supporting role in the 2016 film The Perfect Match.

She owns a number of fashion lines: her swimwear line Mint Swim launched in 2011,[2] and her lifestyle clothing line Fine Ass Girls launched in 2013.[3] In November 2016 she launched another clothing line, Beige & Coco.[4]

Personal life edit

She has two children, one with her ex fiancé and Orlando Scandrick.[5] She is of African-American and Italian descent.[6]

Filmography edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Draya Michele".
  2. ^ "Draya Launches Mint Swim With PacSun". Essence. 19 January 2021. Retrieved 2022-02-06.
  3. ^ "Draya Discusses Her 'Fine Ass Girls' Clothing Line". Vibe. 9 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Draya Michele Launches New Fashion Collection, Beige & Coco". Hype Hair. 2016-11-21. Archived from the original on 2022-02-06. Retrieved 2022-02-06.
  5. ^ "Orlando Scandrick and Draya Michele Welcome Son JRU". December 2, 2020. Retrieved 2022-02-06.
  6. ^ "Draya Michelle". 5 August 2011.
  7. ^ "Columbus Short, Vivica A. Fox, Draya Michele Star In 'True To The Game' [Official Trailer]". theJasmineBRAND. 2017-06-26. Retrieved 2022-03-16.
  8. ^ L.A.'s Finest: Deliver Us From Evil | TVmaze, retrieved 2022-03-16
  9. ^ Draya Michele Plays An Obsessed Student In BET's Original Movie "We Belong Together", retrieved 2022-03-16

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