If you love Brown Skin Girl by Beyoncé, then you will most definitely love Miracle Watts. This chocolate-skinned stunner first rose to the limelight after receiving a shootout from rapper, Drake, in one of his songs. Watts has since gone on to become a professional model, video vixen and entrepreneur. She has also leveraged the power of the internet and now has more than 2 million followers on her Instagram page. Want to know more about Watts? Then, you are in the right place.
6 Facts About Instagram Star Miracle Watts
1. She is of African-American and Brazilian Descent
Miracle Watts was born on the 30th of January 1993 in Houston, Texas. Her nationality is American while her ethnicity is Latina and African-American. The gorgeous Watts has not revealed specific details about her family background. It is however known that she has a younger brother and sister, and that her mom is a prayerful lady. Watts spent her formative years in Houston and completed her high school diploma there. She also attended college at some point but it is not known whether she completed her degree. Meanwhile, Watts first fell in love with beauty and fashion at a young age. As a child, she loved makeup and started beautifying herself once her mom gave her the greenlight.
2. She started out as an exotic dancer
Prior to becoming an Instagram star, Miracle Watts worked as an exotic dancer at various clubs in Houston. She established quite a reputation for herself as she got to dance for different celebrity clients. One of them was Canadian rapper, Drake, who sent her a shout out in the 2014 single, 2 ON/Thotful, by O.B. O’Brien. The name-drop predictably did wonders for Watts’ career as it propelled her to the spotlight. Since then, Watts has appeared on the pages of magazines such as Black Men Magazine, Show Magazine, and Hip Hop Weekly. She has also featured in several music videos including All Gold Everything remix by Trinidad James$. The Houston native has also scored promotion deals with several brands including Sneakyvaunt, a leading online retailer of bralettes, bodysuits, panties, and strapless push-up bras.
3. Miracle Watts has her own eyelash and hair line
Watt’s Twitter bio reads “goal digging and not afraid to take risks or rejections”. We can surely confirm that these are not just mere words but a golden standard by which the Instagram star lives. The enterprising Watts has launched her own line of false eyelashes known as Miracle Lash. She has also debuted an artificial hair line known as Miracle Tresses. Both brands are thriving and have numerous followers online. Watts has also partnered with some organisations to train people who want to build a career in the social media entertainment industry. In March 2015, the Houston native teamed up with Media Girls L.A. to organise a Beauty Meets Media Event. The event toured cities such as Miami, Houston, L.A., and Washington D.C. and connected elite internet personalities with aspirants in the industry.
4. She previously dated August Alsina
Watts reportedly dated award-winning singer, August Alsina, back in 2015. The dating rumours commenced after the couple appeared on each other’s social media handles. Watts even posted a picture of the singer, wearing just his boxers, on her Snapchat but the pair denied that they were dating. Watts and Alsina were later spotted during a joint visit to the zoo in January 2016. Even though the duo took care not to post any pictures of themselves together, some watchful members of the internet still deciphered that they had both visited the zoo on the same day. All in all, the couple is said to have dated from 2015 to 2016 when they finally broke up. Asides August Alsina, Miracle Watts also dated American businessman, Hasan Suliman, from 2012 to 2013.
5. Miracle Watts is 5 feet 4 inches tall
The model cum entrepreneur is 5 feet 4 inches tall (1.63 m) and her weight is given as 135 lbs or 61 kg. Her hair colour is black while her eye colour is dark brown. Other additional measurements are chest – 34 inches (86cm), waist – 24 inches (60cm) and hips – 42 inches (106cm). Watts wears a bra size of 32B.
6. Drake organised a jersey retirement ceremony for her and two of her peers
In 2017, Canadian rapper, Drake, commissioned a jersey retirement ceremony for Watts as well as two of her colleagues, Lira Galore and Maliah Michel. The ceremony, which was to celebrate their illustrious careers, also featured a replica of the NBA’s Larry O’Brien Trophy as well as Louis Vuitton gift bags for the ladies. Lira Galore later took to her Snapchat to document the night. She also sent a shout-out to the rapper on her Twitter account.