Who is Bria Myles?
Bria Myles was born on 21 May 1984, in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a dancer, video vixen, model, and social media personality, best known for appearing in the music videos of many popular artists. She is also the subject of several of rapper Drake’s songs, including “From Time” and “Bria’s Interlude”.
The Net Worth of Bria Myles
How rich is Bria Myles? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $250,000, earned through success in her various endeavors. She’s gained numerous opportunities thanks to her connections and her online fame, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Very limited information is available regarding Bria’s life before her rise to fame, as she has not talked a lot about her parents and childhood. It is known that she is of Trinidadian and Guyanese ancestry. She had a passion for dancing and modelling at a young age, displaying an inclination towards dance. She attended Fairfax High School which is located in Los Angeles, California. The school serves several sections of Los Angeles including West Hollywood, Park La Brea, Fairfax District, and Larchmont. It also shares zoning with the nearby Hollywood High School, and Hamilton High School.
After matriculating from high school, she did not pursue a college education, but instead sought out dancing projects, taking advantage of her youth. She quickly found work in the entertainment industry, becoming a dancer for the Yin Yang Twins as well as for R. Kelly. In 2005, her fame increased significantly after appearing in the Kanye West music video entitled “Brand New”, which put her in the spotlight.
Rise to Fame
Myles quickly established herself as one of the top video vixens of her time, with more music video work. She appeared in the music video for the song entitled “Girl Tonight”, and continued her streak of successful appearances in the music video entitled “Promiscuous” by Nelly Furtado, then shortly afterward starred in the music video entitled “Mr. Me Too” by Clipse and Pharrell Williams. As her string of music video work continued, she gained a lot of attention from several popular publications, and was featured in the online publication “King”, which is geared towards the African-American audience. The site is a spin-off of XXL, and is known for its coverage of the music industry, as well as fashion and sports.
She also appeared in “XXL” as a part of a feature; the hip hop magazine has been in existence since 1997 and is owned by Townsquare Media. The magazine is known for its annual Freshman Class list which covers the top ten artists to watch of the year. The list has become known for showcasing previously unknown rappers and artists considered to be on the rise. Other magazines she has been featured in include “Smooth” and “BlackMen”.
Acting and Instagram
As Bria’s fame grew, more opportunities started coming her way. In 2008, she was invited to become a model for the “Prizefighter” series, a tournament which was create by Barry Hearn and was aired through Sky Sports. The tournament has eight fighters who compete in 3 x 3 minute rounds, followed by two semi-finals and the final, all happening in one night. Participants take home prize money from a pool of around $95,000, with the winner gaining the biggest share. Since then, there have been 34 Prizefighter tournaments featuring 14 weight divisions.
In 2013 she made a guest appearance in the reality television parody entitled “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (RHOH). Recently, she’s expanded her reach to online social media platforms, particularly on Instagram on which she has over 1.8 million followers. The website is a photo and video sharing service owned by Facebook, which launched in 2010. It allows users to upload their own content which can then be shared to the public or to pre-approved followers. Content can be edited through filters and can then be organized through the use of location information or tags. It has become very popular, with the developers boasting over a billion in registered users.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Myles has been romantically linked to several popular artists over the course of her career. Her most notable relationship was with rapper Drake – they were together from 2008 to 2009, during the early part of his career when he had little compared to his current celebrity status. She has been a significant part of his life, as he’s written several songs about her. In 2011 she had a relationship with actor Laz Alonso, who is known for his work in “Fast & Furious”, “Avatar”, and “The Boys”, but the relationship didn’t last long.
She’s also reportedly had a romantic affair with businessman Peter Nygard, though few details have been shared about it. Similar to numerous models and video vixens, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She does not update her account actively, posting a few photos every several weeks, likely due to her busy schedule, with her work as a model requiring her to travel worldwide. Another account she has is on Instagram, with over 68,000 followers. She usually posts links to her Instagram account while also promoting the work of her friends who are professional models.