Who is Reggie Youngblood?
Reggie Youngblood is a former National Football League (NFL) prospect who later became a television personality. He currently works with Roman’s KCOH Radio on the “Love Talk & Hot Jamz” show, as well as running a successful trucking business.
Reggie Youngblood Early Life, Age, Family, and Education Background
Reggie was born on 20 May 1987, in Houston, Texas USA, so under the Taurus Zodiac and will be turning 32 years old this year; he is an American by nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. Reggie attended Booker T. Washington High School before proceeding to the University of Miami where he was also a football player for four years – while in college, Reggie got the 9th position at NFL a rank he was given by Miami Herald. However, due to the many injuries that he sustained while in college, he never played professionally.
Reggie has not shared details about who his parents are and whether he has any siblings. However, he has stated in the past that the most painful thing to ever happen to him was losing his mother.
Reggie Youngblood Professional Career
In 2005, Reggie was offered offensive recruit as well as being included in the 2009 mini-camp roster of the New Orleans Saints. However, he never got around to playing in the NFL, because although talented the many injuries that he faced while in college ruled him out, as aforementioned. When his potential career as a player died, Reggie turned to the reality show business, where he met the love of his life. His first appearance was in “Basketball Wives LA”, then he also appeared in “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars”, a reality show aired on Wetv, and now Reggie works on the KCOH Radio show, and runs his own trucking company.
Reggie Youngblood Personal Life
Talking about Youngblood’s personal life, he is currently in a relationship with Tami Roman, a radio presenter who hosts the “Love Talk & Hot Jamz” show; they’ve been a couple since 2013, and their relationship has faced its own share of difficulties. For example, Tami announced that she was pregnant in 2015 while on the ”Love and Hip Hop Atlanta”, however, at only 10 weeks she lost the baby, and took to social media where she posted a heartfelt message – ‘I am deeply saddened that after 10.5 weeks, we suffer this loss…We knew this would be an uphill battle. We were up against the odds. I have a prolapsed uterus and am diabetic. I battle bouts of hypoglycemia due to my diabetes and my blood pressure continually ran high. We were prayerful; we had and still have faith. We are not giving up’
This was a very painful thing for both of them and Reggie even termed it as the second most painful thing after the loss of his mother. However, the two have vowed not to give up trying to have a child in the future. They even decided to appear on “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars”, their intention being to get help from specialists on how they can nurture their relationship. They would be able to understand what causes issues in their union, and have their fans cheer them on in the process. The boot camp was going to help them decide whether they should marry.
Before Tamie got into a relationship with Reggie, she was married to Kenny Anderson, a National Basketball Association (NBA). She has two children from her past relationship named Lyric and Jazz. Lyric is a screenwriter and a model who has made appearances in a number of episodes of “Basketball Wives”. She has also featured in “Sundays at Noon”. On the other hand, her sister Jazz is a singer who has had her music released on SoundCloud and iTunes. Her hit rap song is “All I Want” which was released in 2016. Before she got into the music industry, Jazz was a basketball player at Prairie View A&M University in the NCAA.
After Reggie and Tamie were done with the “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars” show, there were rumors of them getting married, but that is yet to happen. Although they have also lost three babies through miscarriages, they still have hope that one day God will bless them with their own bundle of joy.
— Reginald Youngblood (@REGGIEYB1) July 18, 2015
Reggie Youngblood Social Media Activity
Youngblood is very active on social media. He has a Twitter account with more than 100,000 followers, as well as an Instagram page with 45,000 fans.
Reggie Youngblood Net Worth
As the owner of a trucking company, Reggie lives a good life with his girlfriend Tami. He earns a decent income from his business which has helped him accumulate a good amount of wealth. Trucking company owners are believed to earn between $12 and $53 per hour, so it’s assumed that Reggie earns a minimum of $50 per hour. According to reputable sources, Reggie Youngblood’s net worth is estimated to be not less than $200,000. On the other hand, Tami’s net worth is estimated to be $500,000, no doubt partly due to previous divorce proceedings.