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Mendeecees: Bio, Age, Birth, Parents, Education
Mendeecees is currently 39 years old, being born on 26 October 1978 in Harlem, New York. His Zodiac sign is Scorpio and his father is Roberto while his mother is called Judy Harris. His parents are originally from Panama and were born there.
This New Yorker belongs to a single parent household; his mother has single-handedly raised Mendeecees and his brother Tyrus Harris. His brother and Mendeecees both are involved in drug trafficking cases and have been arrested on these charges.
Information related to his education; school and/or college is missing from the web.
Professional Career, Bronx, Love and Hip Hop: New York
Before participating in the reality show ‘Love and Hip Hop: New York’, Mendeecees was working in the real estate. It is not known how well his business in the real estate was doing, but he switched to music after that. He took up the role of a manager for budding and aspiring rappers. He also created a music-recording studio called Beat Factory in the Bronx. It is not known which rappers were on his clientele list.
Mendeecees met and dated Yandy Smith since 2015. Yandy Smith is an actress and a film producer. It was his association and relationship with Yandy Smith that he managed to bag a role in the VH1 reality series termed ‘Love and Hip Hop: New York’. He was a supporting cast member on the show. In season 7 of the show, Mendeecees’ baby mamas Samantha Wallace and Erika DeShazo also made minor appearances. Besides, Mendeecees’ mother Judy Harris and Samantha’s mother Kim Wallace also made their appearances on this show.
He was part of the show which showed his marriage to Yandy Smith. This was aired live as a two-hour special program in May 2015. Other reality stars also graced the occasion with their appearances. But in 2016, it became known that Yandy and Mendeecees are actually not legally married. The show had received criticism due to it. Later Yandy said that she would be making efforts to make her spiritual marriage legal. She said:
“We have definitely decided to go ahead and do the paperwork and all that stuff, not that I was so concerned or cared about that stuff, but it meant a lot to him. So it was only right… With him being away, we have to re-register, get things notarized and all that stuff.”
His past relationships and his legal tangles made him popular on the show since viewers remained hooked to the show to know the outcomes.
Rumors, Controversies, and Scandals
Mendeecees did gain fame with the VHI reality show of which he was a part of with his girlfriend and later wife Yandy Smith. But he was also embroiled in a large number of criminal activities. His past sexual assaults also surfaced. In 2013, he was charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl in 2009. He was arrested for it but later released.
He also faced charges for illegally smuggling heroin worth $ 2.5 million between the years 2005-2012. On 1 December 2015, all cases of drug trafficking against him were confirmed and he was sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment. He surrendered on 19 January 2016 to the FCI Allenwood Federal Prison, Pennsylvania. He continued to contest the quantum of the sentence from behind the bars and had tried to get it reduced citing that he had a minor role in drug trafficking and has also done community work 4 times a week before his sentence announcement. He had also given up the $ 170000 he earned from his reality show, it was claimed. However, his sentence was not minimized and he was told to serve the remaining sentence period in prison. His past relationships with Samantha and Erika also added to his life scandals.
Relationship, Wife, Kids
Mendeecees has been involved sexually with multiple women. Out of these, two had become pregnant with his children. He has a child Lil Mendeecees with Samantha Wallace and he also impregnated Erika DeShazo during a one-night stand with her. Their child together is called Aasim.
He wed Yandy Smith live on TV but later Yandy said that their marriage was never legalized. He has two children with Yandy; Ombre and Skylar Smith. LHHNY had witnessed a lot of drama dealing with these three beauties of Mendeecees.
Net worth and Salary
As a TV Personality, Mendeecees Harris has a net worth of $400,000 but his salary is yet to be disclosed.