Encyclopedia: Meet the Basketball Wives of Miami
Author Ryan Tate
Posted January 23, 2013 in category

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Basketball Wives, created by Shaunie O’Neal, has completely taken reality TV by storm. Whether you’d like to admit it or not, the show happens to be a guilty pleasure for many. As much as you’d love to turn away you can’t help but to be suckered in by these sharp-tongued women. Today, we’re giving you a closer look at the cast just in time for Season 5.

Name: Shaunie O’Neal, Founder of show
Husband: Shaquille O’Neal
Worth: 35 Million
Age: 38
Social Media: @ShaunieONeal
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Name: Evelyn Lozada
Husband: Chad OchoCinco, Previously engaged to Antoine Walker during a ten-year relationship,
Worth: 1.5 Million
Age: 37
Social Media @EvelynLozada
Height: 5’7
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Name: Jennifer Williams
Husband: Formerly Eric Williams
Worth: 25 Million
Age: 38
Social Media: @iamjennifer
Height: 5’10
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Left after Season 4 due to issues with other cast members

Name: Royce Reed
Husband: Involved with Dwight Howard. A son resulting from their relationship
Worth: $5 Million
Age: 31
Social Media: @Roycelr
Height: 5’10
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Left after season 4 due to legal issues concerning the father of her child and issues with the other cast members

Name: Suzie Ketcham
Husband: Girlfriend of Michael Olowokandi, together for 10 years, two kids together
Worth: $4 Million
Social Media: @suzieketcham


Name: Tami Roman
Husband: Formerly Kenny Anderson
Age: 42
Worth: $500 Thousand
Social Media: @TamiRoman
Height: 5’9
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Debuted in Season 2, Left after Season 4

Name: Kenya Bell
Husband: Formerly Charlie Bell
Age: 35
Worth: $2 Million
Social Media: @KenyaBell
Height: 5’5
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Debuted in Season 4

Name: Gloria Govan
Husband: Matt Barnes
Age: 26
Worth: 1.5 Million
Social Media; @GloGovan
Height: 5’5
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Left after season 1, star of Basketball Wives LA

Name: Meeka Claxton
Husband: Speedy Claxton
Age: 33
Worth: $7 Million
Social Media: @MeekaClaxton
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Debuted and left after season 3 due to issues with other cast members

Name: Kesha Nichols
Husband: Formerly engaged to Richard Jefferson
Worth: $500 Thousand
Social Media: @KeshaNichols



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