Erica Mena is an American actress, model, TV personality, and video vixen. Since 2011, she has been on Love & Hip Hop, especially New York and Atlanta. Erica Mena’s anticipated 2023 net worth is $2 million.
Erica Mena’s Early Life and Career
Early Life and Background
Erica Mena was born in The Bronx, NY, on November 8, 1987. She is Puerto Rican-Dominican. She graduated from Newburgh Free Academy, NY. Raul Conde, a member of Fat Joe’s Terror Squad, is her son’s father.
Modeling and Acting Career
Mena became famous as a model and “video vixen” in hip-hop music videos for Chris Brown, Fabolous, Akon, and Fat Joe. She appeared on King, XXL, Smooth, The Source, and Maxim covers. She wrote Chronicles of a Confirmed Bachelorette and Underneath It All, memoirs.
Mena also acts in movies and TV. She appears in Master of None, Sacrifice, I Got the Hook Up 2, The Millennial, and Hush on ALLBLK TV. She appeared in The Stepmother and The Stepmother 2, which topped the TUBI Network, and the thriller The Assistant.
Reality TV Appearances
Mena’s reality TV performances, including Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami and Love & Hip Hop: New York, introduced her to a wider audience. In Love & Hip Hop: New York’s second season, she played Rich Dollaz’s girlfriend. She had a rocky relationship with rapper Bow Wow during the show’s fifth season. For its eighth season, Erica joined Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. For Love & Hip Hop: New York’s eleventh season, she returned.
The Show with Vinny, The Trisha Goddard Show, Black Ink Crew: New York, Bad Girls Club, and Scared Famous are among Mena’s other reality series.
Erica Mena’s Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Erica Mena’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million as of 2023. This is based on her earnings from her various endeavors in modeling, acting, writing, and reality TV.
Sources of Income
Mena’s main sources of income are her appearances in reality TV shows such as Love & Hip Hop. She reportedly earns $17,500 per episode from the show. She also makes money from her modeling gigs, book sales, endorsements, and personal appearances. She has launched her own clothing line called HER by Erica Mena, which features lingerie, swimwear, and accessories. She also has a cosmetics line called Lady J Cosmetics, which offers lipsticks, glosses, eyeshadows, and lashes.
Personal Life and Relationships
Marriage and Divorce
Mena and Safaree Samuels got engaged on December 24, 2018. She married Samuels at Legacy Castle in New Jersey on October 7, 2019. 2020 brought their daughter. She and Samuels announced their second kid on May 4, 2021. Mena filed for divorce from Samuels on May 25, 2021, TMZ reported. Their kid arrived in 2021.
Parenting and Family Life
Mena is a proud mother of three children: King Javien Conde (born March 1, 2007) with Raul Conde; Safire Majesty Samuels (born February 3rd,2020) with Safaree Samuels; Legend Brian Samuels (born June 28th,2021) with Safaree Samuels. She often shares photos and videos of her kids on her social media accounts. She also has a close relationship with her mother, Sonia Mena, who has supported her throughout her career and personal life.