While walking on a footstep to get fame, one can find two sets of people. One who knows the right people in the right place and gets what he/she wants with a single call. Those are the lucky ones.
Those who aren’t born with the silver spoon have to work hard to get to the top.
Medina Islam, a rapper turned actor, also falls under the second category. His life was filled with ecstasy but also countered with drugs and violence due to which he became homeless and went through in and out of job corps.
Later, Medina gained popularity as a rapper with the moniker “The Six Million Dollar Man”. Soon, he changed his profession and became an actor and also appeared in appearing in Tyler Perry’s The Have’s and Have Not’s on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
As Medina gained limelight, people began stalking him. In this article, we break down what the public was searching about Medina by keying up with his professional as well as personal life!
Bio — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Medina Islam is from New Jersey and his birth details show that he was born on 22nd September 1983.
In September 2019, Medina celebrated his 36th birthday. As per his birth date, his birth sign is Virgo.
Medina Islam Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Religion
Medina Islam grew up and raised alongside multiple siblings in New Jersey. Reportedly, he is of the Muslim religion.
He had not opened up about his parents but famousbirthdays.com noted that Medina’s mother was schizophrenic (a serious mental disorder which may result in hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior that impairs daily functioning).
Furthermore, Medina did not have a memorable childhood due to his mother’s mental illness. His mom kidnapped him and attempted to sell his brother. When her mental illness reached its tipping point, she abandoned Medina and his siblings. Medina never heard or saw her again.
Moreover, Medina’s challenges in life continued as he downward spiraled into a life of drug and violence. He went through a lot in his life before he got accepted into Morris Brown College.
Medina Islam Height, Weight, Distinct Features
There is no doubt that Medina Islam possesses a versatile personality and has an athletic physique. Medina erects tall at a height of five feet ten inches (1.77 meters) and holds an accumulated weight of 84 kilograms.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, Facebook
While peeking into his social media reach, Medina is quite a popular figure. On his Instagram account, he had followers of 93K. Likewise, on his Twitter account, he garnered 20.4K followers and 4700 friends on his Facebook account.
Medina Islam Net Worth, Movies, Music
At the writing of this article, Medina Islam’s net worth was around $800,000.
Before he made his Hollywood debut, Medina was homeless.
Let’s learn in-depth about Medina’s rags to riches story.
Medina first entered the industry as a rapper and music became an outlet to let the world know about his struggle through his music. He has also made the quantum leap from Beats & Rhymes to “Lights, Camera, Action!”
He also released a song titled No Parachutes featuring LaToya Williams. As for full-length projects, Medina dropped “Anthology of 6 Milly Volume 1,” “Anthology of 6 Milly Volume 2,” “Homeless 2 Holiday,” and “The Love That Hate Made.”
Later, for a change, Medina made his Hollywood debut and played in a short movie “Welcome to the Bubs,” “The Haves and the Have Nots” as Quincy (2014-2016), and the TV movie “Just Love (2016).”
Medina Islam Girlfriends, Dating, Daughter
Talking about Medina Islam’s dating life, he has a history with two women (as of July 2020). Let’s find more about his relationship in detail.
- Claudia Jordan
Medina previously dated model Claudia Jordan and also welcomed a daughter named Sage in 2018.
However, their relationship did not work out and eventually parted their ways.
Claudia is a former Miss Teen USA 1990 who appeared on “The Apprentice” and “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta”. In 2009, she married Datari Turner but later divorced.
After his first failed relationship, Medina dated Phaedra Parks. They seemed very open about their relationship and also talked about what they do (or don’t) under the sheet.
Appearing on “Marriage Boot Camp,” Medina and Phaedra revealed they hadn’t been physically intimated. In a sneak peek dropped in July 2020, Medina reasoned their decision by saying:
“One of my biggest problems is intimacy, not just sex — intimacy, affection, attentiveness.”
Before falling for Medina, Phaedra went through a bitter divorce from her husband Apollo Nida. As a result, she held reservations when the rapper-turned-actor tried to upgrade their romance.
Medina first met Phaedra on a dating app. However, upon getting introduced to one another by a mutual friend, they became exclusive.
Despite the good early signs, Phaedra revealed Medina hadn’t met her two kids. By her admission, she didn’t want him to meet the children until their relationship became permanent.
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Last modified: July 5, 2020