Who is Kaylin Garcia?
Kaylin Garcia was born on 10 November 1991, in Florida, USA, and is a singer, model, fitness instructor, host and television personality, best known for finding a lot of popularity through the reality television series “Love & Hip Hop” which aired on VH1.
The Net Worth of Kaylin Garcia
How rich is Kaylin Garcia? As of late-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through success in her various endeavors. She’s also appeared in several publications and commercials throughout her career, and as she continues it, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Kaylin’s father is from Puerto Rico while her mother is from Thailand. She grew up the middle of three children with an older sister and a younger brother. According to her, she grew up in a broken home and suffered a lot in the hands of her mother who was both verbally as well as physically abusive. Her father left the family when she was a child, and due to her mother’s treatment, she had a lot of questions regarding love.
Despite all the difficulties, she moved forward in her life, and developed a strong interest in dance, decided that it was a career she wanted to pursue. She attended Robert Morgan Educational Center where she studied dance, and was a part of the school’s dance team from 2008 to 2011. She started training in ballet too, but later moved to learn both jazz as well as hip hop. After matriculating from high school, she learned the Zumba and became a certified Zumba instructor.
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After high school, Garcia featured as a dancer in music videos of several popular musicians including Mystikal, Birdman, and Lil Wayne. Her exposure to the music industry led her to be featured in various publications, including Juice Magazine in which she was vote the Best Body. She was also cast in a Reebok commercial, appearing alongside rapper Rick Ross. Her popularity skyrocketed when she was approached to become a cast member in the reality television show “Love & Hip Hop”, which would later be renamed “Love & Hip Hop: New York” due to the creation of a franchise.
The show chronicles the lives of several people in New York City mainly involved in the hip hop music industry. Usually, figures from the East Coast hip hop scene have appeared in the show and Garcia was cast due to her relationship with rapper Joe Budden. The show later became very popular resulting in spin-offs located in other areas such as Miami, Hollywood, and Atlanta. The show has featured over 200 cast members, also expanding to West Coast and Southern hip hop. Popular names that have appeared on the show include Jim Jones, Soulja Boy, Waka Flocka Flame, Ray J, and Keyshia Cole.
Aftermath and Controversy
“Love & Hip Hop” was also responsible for launching the careers of people who were previously unknown to the public, including Cardi B, Joseline Hernandez, and K. Michelle. Kaylin also benefitted from her exposure to the show, though “Love & Hip Hop” has always been fraught with controversy. Many believe that the show is aiming for more of a soap opera format rather than an actual reality television format, evidenced by fabrication of its storyline. Despite the criticisms, it has remained as one of the top rated franchises in television history, with critics stating it as ‘a guilty pleasure’.
The various “Love & Hip Hop” series usually air on different months throughout the year, with New York usually airing during the winter – Kaylin was criticized for her teeth, deemed unfitting for that of a celebrity with viewers urging her to get them fixed. After being mocked on social media, she them fixed, and didn’t really bother with all the criticisms. She mainly appeared during the third season of “Love & Hip Hop: New York” as a supporting cast member.
For her personal life, it is known that Garcia had a relationship with rapper Joe Budden who is best known for his successful single “Pump It Up”. The two stayed together for years, however, their relationship had a lot of ups and downs – they later appeared in the reality game show “Couple Therapy” in hopes of fixing their relationship, but it was unsuccessful. Afterwards, she had a relationship with another rapper, Dominic Woods better known by his stage name Sage the Gemini. The two met online and started a long distance relationship which didn’t really work out for him as Sage accused her of cheating in their relationship. Garcia denied the accusations but it was enough to end their relationship.