Evelyn Lozada is a well-known American television personality who is famous as one of the main cast members of the VH1 reality series ‘Basketball Wives’. Besides being the ex-wife of NFL player Chad Johnson, she is known for dating other athletes, including Antoine Walker and Carl Crawford. Lozada, however, is not popular just due to her association with sports stars! She has made a name for herself by appearing on reality television shows as well as by opening her own business venture. Coming to Lozada’s personal lifestyle, the American beauty is classy and chic. She has high standards of living, yet has a down-to-earth personality. The fashionista is known for being a socialite who helps out various charitable organizations. Today Lozada has millions of fans worldwide. She, being highly active on the social media, has earned about 3 million fans on Instagram. Besides this, she has 1.23 million followers on her Twitter handle. She has also got more than 2 millions likes on her Facebook official page.
Childhood & Early Life
Evelyn Lozada was born on December 10, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. She belongs to Puerto Rican ancestry. In the year 2007, she moved to Miami, Florida, and was employed as a secretary by an entertainment attorney. Later, she became a co-owner of a shoe boutique, Dulce.
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As Reality TV Star
Once married to basketball player Chad Johnson, Evelyn Lozada made her television debut by appearing in the reality TV show ‘Basketball Wives’. This show, which follows the lives of girlfriends, wives, and ex-wives of professional basketball players, brought immense name and fame to her. After this show, Lozada was offered another reality television show. This show, titled ‘Eve and Ocho,’ which planned to follow her personal life with her then-husband Chad Johnson, never aired. In 2012, the American personality became the center of the reality television series named ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’. In this series, she discussed her personal life with life coach Iyanla Vanzant and sought emotional healing. In 2015, she appeared with her daughter, Shaniece Hairston, in the reality show ‘Livin' Lozada’.
In 2012, Evelyn Lozada posed for PETA's campaign ‘I'd Rather Go Naked than Wear Fur’. The same year, she along with her brand strategist, Courtney Parker, worked on the novel ‘The Wives Association: Inner Circle’. This novel, which was released by the Cash Money Content books, is about a young woman who dates and marries a football player and then forms a group with other sports wives—The Wives Association.
Marriage & Love Life
Evelyn Lozada was once in a ten-year relationship with the NBA star Antoine Walker. Prior to this, she had been in a relationship with an unknown man and had also given birth to his daughter, Shaniece Hairston in 1993. In the year 2010, she began dating the NFL star Chad Johnson and got married to him in 2012. Unfortunately, after just a month, Lozada filed for divorce. The American beauty moved on and got into a romantic relationship with basketball player Carl Crawford in 2013. The following year, she gave birth to his son, Carl Leo Crawford. Besides being known for her romantic linkups with athletes, Lozada is also famous for her charitable works. Today, the reality television star has become a busy socialite who works in association with several non-profit organizations.