Who is Joseline Hernandez?
Joseline Hernandez is a Puerto Rican-American actress and reality TV personality. She calls herself the ‘Puerto Rican Princess’ and no one can argue with that. Joseline Hernandez is the reality TV sensation from the show ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’. She is a singer, rapper and an aspiring actress who has shot to fame in no time owing to her popular portrayal of herself as a beautiful and spunky Latina determined to find love and success in the hip hop industry. The doe eyed beauty from Puerto Rico has done much more than just featuring in a widely popular reality television show. The overnight success of her TV show has catapulted her to instant fame and has increased her net worth. She enjoys the attention of her fans in social media and both her Twitter and Instagram accounts have close to a million followers. She launched her own YouTube channel in 2016 to showcase her musical prowess away from the show and the views are steadily growing.
Joseline started out as part of the original cast of Grammy award winning music producer, Stevie J.’s reality TV show ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’. The show revolves around the lives and struggles of artists related to the hip hop industry and include names like Mimi Faust, Karlie Red and Erica Dixon. Stevie discovered Joseline accidentally at a strip club in Florida. The show catapulted into success owing to the tight and gripping unfolding of events and highly charged romantic drama among the leading cast members. ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ became the most highly rated show of the franchise and Joseline became a recognizable face on television.
As part of the show’s prerogative, Stevie helped Joseline create and record a series of singles like ‘Church’ and ‘Stingy with My Kutty Katt’. She has also shot music videos against these songs which belong to the reggae genre.
Besides her own music videos, she has appeared in Rocco’s Wordplay 2 track ‘Girls Gone Wild’ and Stevie J. produced music videos like Trey Songz's ‘Hail Mary’. Her other popular numbers are ‘La Negra’ and ‘Been Getting Money’.
Since her success, Joselin has made several appearances in other television shows like The Wendy Williams Show, K. Michelle: My Life and This Is Hot 97. She has appeared in award shows like AVN Awards and BET Hip Hop Awards.
In 2016, she made an appearance as an actor in Lee Daniels' television series Star, and was given a recurring role eventually.
She has appeared as a co-host in the talkshow ‘The Real’ in 2017.
Joseline has also featured in a spinoff of her successful show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, titled ‘Stevie J & Joseline: Go Hollywood’ in 2016 which also saw major success.
Her own show launched in May 2017 on VH 1 titled ‘Joseline’s Special Delivery’.
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Scandals and Controversies
Joselin received a lot of hate from her fellow cast members from her past as a stripper. She started stripping when she was just 15 and was even arrested twice for indecent public behavior in 2003 and 2007.
It was later revealed in the show ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ that she was in a romantic relationship with the show’s main protagonist Stevie J., despite him being married to cast-member Mimi Faust at the time. The triangle caused a lot of drama on the show and finally Joseline and Stevie began dating after his divorce was finalized. Joseline and Stevie apparently got married in 2013.
It came out in 2016 that Stevie was unfaithful to Joseline while she was pregnant with their child and the news created a major rift between the two and the couple separated in 2016.
Joseline has openly announced that she was bisexual. In response to a strange rumor that she was born a man named Joseph, Joseline posted naked picture of herself as proof of being a woman on her Instagram to shut the haters up.
Behind The Curtains
Joseline Hernandez was born November 3, 1986 in Puerto Rico and grew up in the difficult public housing system. Her family, including mother, step-father and five siblings moved to Florida when Joseline was 10 years old. Life was very tough for the family financially and to help out, Joselyn started working as a stripper in a club in Miami, Florida.
In December 2016, Joseline gave birth to Stevie J.’s child, a girl named Bonnie Bella Jordan and after the birth of the child, the separated couple decided to co-parent their beautiful daughter.