Ever heard of the reality television series titled Basketball Wives LA? It’s a reality show that revolves around the lives of a click of women who have had relationships with the basketball stars. The show has brought several women into the limelight including Malaysia Pargo, the ex-wife of Jannero Pargo, a former NBA star who currently serves as the assistant coach of Windy City Bulls of the NBA G League.
Following her brilliant acting prowess, Malaysia has become one of the prominent figures on the show since its inception in 2011. Read on to find out more about the reality television star below.
Who is Malaysia Pargo and How Old is She?
Malaysia Pargo is a multi-talent American reality television star, best known as the ex-wife of the former NBA star, Jannero Pargo. While she was with Jannero, Malaysia appeared in the reality television series titled Basketball Wives, LA. In addition to that, she is a career-driven entrepreneur and a jewellery designer best known for kiddies jewellery business platforms such as 3BeatsL and 3Beats Jewelry. The gorgeous lady is also a social media idol and has garnered much fame through her presence on social media platforms including Twitter and Instagram.
The reality star Malaysia Pargo was born in Compton, California on August 12, 1980. Belonging to an African-American ethnic background, Malaysia possesses American nationality. She grew up in Compton along with her parents and other siblings. While she has become a famous celebrity, there is little or no information with regards to her childhood. She hasn’t disclosed any details pertaining to her family as well as her educational background to the media.
Malaysia garnered wide recognition; thus coming into the spotlight when she joined the cast of the reality television series titled the Basketball Wives LA in 2011. Alongside Draya Michele, Shaunie O’Neal, and Tami Roman, Malaysia has been playing a recurring role as one of the lead characters of the series. The show premiered in August 2011 and has been airing on VHI network for over seven years. In 2017, the hosting network changed the name of the show to Basketball Wives.
Furthermore, Malaysia is an industrious woman and a purpose-driven entrepreneur; she opened a children’s jewellery store called 3Beats Jewelry and 3BeastsL. Just like her blossoming career, Malaysia’s business ventures are also flourishing beyond expectations. She has also collaborated with a furniture and upholstery company known as Hedgecock Creed. In addition to that, she appeared on Mase’s music video for her song called Nothing in 2014.
What is Her Husband’s Name and Does She Have Kids?
Wondering if the gorgeous lady is married or not? Well, the answer is yes. Malaysia Pargo was previously married to the former NBA Star named Jannero Pargo. Pargo was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 22, 1979, and was raised along with his brother, Jeremy Pargo who is also a pro basketball player for the Maccabi Tel Aviv club of the Israeli Basketball League.
The former NBA Star played college basketball as a point guard for the University of Arkansas basketball team. During his basketball career, Jannero played for over ten different clubs of the NBA. Retiring in 2017, Jannero became the assistant coach of Chicago Bulls affiliate called Windy City Bulls of the NBA G League.
Malaysia and Jannero met at a party held in Los Angeles after which they began their relationship. In 2006, the two amazing couple decided to seal their love with a nuptial bond. Their wedding was well attended by their close friends and family members. The following year, they welcomed their first child and in 2011, they also welcomed a set of twins – increasing the number of their children to three.
Their relationship continued to be rosy until 2014 when things started going awry. The couple, however, went their separate ways citing irreconcilable difference as the reason or their separation. After the divorce, the duo got equal custody of their children.
So far, there is no news of Jannero’s future relationship, while Malaysia; on the other hand, is still single and is not in any relationship at the moment. Although there have been speculations going on for a while that she is dating the African-American hip-hop star, Odis Oliver Flores otherwise known as O.T. Genasis.
Since then, neither of these two have come out to issue a statement regarding the ongoing rumours. At this juncture, it will be too early to draw conclusions. We hope to keep you posted when we have verified information regarding Malaysia Pargo’s subsequent relationships.