Xea Myers is an American star child. She is the only daughter of the late rapper Heavy D and celebrity chef Antonia Lofaso. Her father is one of the most prominent faces in the rap world.
The star child has grown up since the last time we saw her during Heavy D’s funeral ceremony. It’s been over a decade since the Jamaican-born rapper died and fans are curious to know what his daughter Xea is up to these days.
In this article, let’s find out all the intricate details about Xea’s life and find out what she’s up to now. In addition, we will also focus on her parents’ relationship and find out if they were ever married or not.
Xea Myers Is The Daughter Of The Late Heavy D
Xea was born on 25 February 2000 in the United States of America to Antonia Lofaso, a cook, and Heavy D, a rapper. She is of mixed ethnicity. She is African-American on her father’s side and Italian on her mother’s side.
Xea grew up in Los Angeles, where Xea Myers also received her formal education. She attended Marymount High School. After high school, she entered college. When Xeja entered college, her mother shared the news on her social networking account, expressing how proud she was, but also sad, that her daughter was leaving the nest.
It is always hard to say goodbye. We are sure that many of you understand how Antonia must have felt when she became an empty nester.
Her Father Was A Renowned Rapper And Producer
Dwight Arrington Myers was born on 24 May 167 in Mandeville, Jamaica. He moved with his mother and father to Mount Vernon, New York. He began his rap career in the late 1980s with the group Heavy D and the boyz. Big D was the leader and rapper of the group, and they were initially signed to Uptown Records.
Their debut album Living Large was a commercial success, followed by Big Tyme, which was also a hit. After the death of Trouble T. Roy in 1990, the group released another album, Peaceful Journey, which became a platinum hit.
During their illustrious career, Heavy worked with famous names such as Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, and others. He also sang songs for the films In Living Colour and MADtv. Many of you may not know that it was Myers who convinced Uptown Records CEO Andre Harrell to hire Puff Diddy for his debut concert.
Heavy D Passed Away In 2011
On 8 November 2011, a rap veteran tragically passed away at the age of 44. It was initially announced that he died of pneumonia, but it later turned out to be a pulmonary embolism. According to the coroner, his premature death occurred after a deep vein rupture in the leg. This was due to Heavy’s long flight. In addition, he was also struggling with heart problems.
After his death, many big names in the rap industry paid tribute to the late rapper. His funeral was held at Grace Baptist Church in his hometown of Mount Vernon, New York. It was a star-studded event, with famous industry figures in attendance.
Many Heavy friends from the industry were in attendance including Jay Z, Puff Diddy, Usher, Al Sharpton, Queen Latifah, Don King, and others. In addition, the Obama family also received heartfelt condolences. Rev. Al Sharpton read the message.
Xea’s Mom Is A Renowned Chef
Her mother, Antonia, is a famous chef who became a media sensation after coming 4th in the fourth season of “Top Chef”. Since then, she has appeared on several other cooking shows including Top Chef, Chopped, Cutthroat Kitchen, and Restaurant Startup.
In addition, she runs several restaurants at Black Market Liquor Bar, Scopa Italian Roots, and DAMA in Los Angeles, California. In addition to being a restaurateur, she has been one of the rotating judges on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen since 2013.
Does Xea Myers Have A Boyfriend?
Judging by her social media profiles, it seems that she does not have a boyfriend. She seems to be more focused on her education at the moment. She has kept her social media profile relatively open to the general public and usually shares things from her daily life. So far, we have not seen a single photograph of her with someone she calls her boyfriend.
As for her parents’ relationship, sources suggest that they were married. However, other sources claim that they never exchanged vows. Not much is known about their relationship so far, except that it was her husband who initially helped her in her cooking career. Antonia got her big break when she worked as a manager at Heavy’s close friend Diddy’s restaurant “Justin”.
How Much is Xea Myers’s Net Worth?
After her father’s death, her estate was inherited by his daughter, Xea, upon reaching the age of majority. Until then, her uncle Floyd took care of her brother’s estate. As Xea is now of age, we are confident that the estate has passed into her hands. At the time of Heavy D’s death, his net worth was $2 million.
On the other hand, her mother Antonia is also a millionaire. She made her fortune mainly thanks to her many ventures in the restaurant business. She also earns quite a lot of money by appearing as a judge on several cooking shows.
Quick Facts About Xea Myers
|Full Name:||Xea Myers|
|Born Date:||29 Mar 2000|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
|Profession:||Producer, Celebrity kid|
|Height:||5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
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|IMDB||Xea Myers IMDB|