Bow Wow and Erica Mena are officially engaged. Read on for the facts on their engagement, the ring, their relationship, and more.
1. Their Engagement Was Announced on the BET Hip Hop Awards Red Carpet
E! Online writes:
While walking the red carpet at Saturday’s 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards, Mena was asked by red carpet reporter Jack Thriller if Bow Wow was indeed her boyfriend. Her response? “Uhh..he’s actually my fiancé,” she revealed by surprise.
2. Bow Wow Popped the Question After Six Months
The two love birds Bow Wow and Mena posted matching photos on their Instagram accounts, showing off the massive ring Bow Wow gave Mena. As far as when the two began dating, Complex writes:
Back in February, Mena showed up to 106 & Park (which Bow Wow hosts) and the two kissed on camera but besides that, and a few club appearances, the two have been pretty under the radar with their relationship.
3. Mena Is a Star of Love And Hip Hop: New York
Erica Mena is an American model, aspiring singer, music video actress and reality TV star who has a net worth of $350 thousand. She’s a star of Love and Hip Hop: New York. According to Celebrity Net Worth:
Erica’s modeling career was launched after she finished first in a Jennifer Lopez look-a-like contest. During her career, Erica Mena has appeared in numerous high profile music videos for artists like Fabolous, Akon and Chris Brown. She has also appeared in photo spreads for dozens of men’s magazines like King, XXL and Maxim.
4. Rich Dollaz Was Mena’s Boyfriend on Love And Hip Hop
Rich Dollaz is Mena’s longtime manager as well as boyfriend, but it looks like Mena’s moved on to Bow Wow. As far as Rich Dollaz’s career background:
Rich began his storied career in music as an intern at Bad Boy Records. During his eight years there, he built the careers of Yung Joc, Cheri Dennis, Ryan Leslie, Cassie and Gorilla Zoe. Most are admirers of Rich’s diligence and innovation in radio promotions, recently, for Universal Music Group.
5. Mena and Bow Wow Each Have a Child from a Previous Relationship
Mena has a son named King and Bow Wow has a daughter named Shai Moss. On July 7, 2011, Bow Wow revealed he had been keeping the fact that he has a daughter secret. Bow Wow also revealed that Shai was born in April 2011 and that her mother was his former girlfriend Joie Chavis. Shai currently lives with her mother but does have a relationship with her father. And, as of 2012, Bow Wow pays $3,000 a month in child support.