You must’ve heard about Floyd Mayweather Jnr. Sorry, ridiculous right? I mean, who hasn’t heard about America’s #1 professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer soon to bounce back from retirement? While the glitz and glamour of his heavyweight titles could sometimes eclipse some salient details about his personal life, Mayweather, nevertheless, has hours of stories under his belt, especially those pertaining to his love life. Floyd has no doubt, dated incredibly beautiful women, some of whom he―unfortunately―now calls “ex.” One is the famous fashion model and actress, Shantel Jackson.
Shantel Jackson is a famous fashion model who doubles as an actress and has also appeared in several music videos. Not only that, Shantel’s likeness has graced the cover pages of many fashion magazines and she seems to be taking fashion more seriously. She’s set to launch her own clothing line of mostly unisex attire. But she’s also been on the news for a couple of reasons. First, being an ex to a Mayweather’s doesn’t favor the low-key life Shantel currently craves.
Asides that, since the rape allegations against the rapper, Nelly, struck the airwaves in October 2017, Shantel found herself tossed back into the spotlight again as the girlfriend of a “rapist.” Not so great, but Shantel has a life of her own, and that’s worth knowing and respecting. So, sit back as we layer down all you need to know about Floyd Mayweather’s ex-girlfriend.
Shantel Jackson’s Bio
Shantel Christine Jackson (a.k.a Shantel Jackson) was born in Miami, Florida, on July 28, 1984. Although there are only scanty details about her childhood and family, we know that Shantel was raised in Miami together with her four siblings. Miss Jackson, as she’s often called attended the Technical Arts High School where she studied entertainment and technology. While there, Shantel learned about film-making and editing. She then attended the University of Miami’s “Miami Dade” programme where she studied acting and psychology. Shantel Jackson had always kept her beautiful looks right from the start, and she was not ashamed to flaunt it, at all.
At age 15, she began working as a model. Thanks to her African-American, Indian-American and Caucasian descent, the Miami-born model soon became the face of several high-profile fashion ads and appeared on the pages of several fashion magazines, but there was more to come.
All You Need To Know About Floyd Mayweather’s Ex-Girlfriend
At the height of her modeling career, Shantel Jackson knew all too well to let other opportunities slide by. She soon began carving a niche for herself in the movie industry. Although she trained as an actress in the past, it wasn’t until 2012 that her skills were projected on to the big screens. She debuted in the 2012 movie, Freelancers. However, Shantel took an unexplained hiatus which lasted four years until, her reappearance in the 2016 movies, Here Without You and Supply and Demand. Freelancers, was a huge success for Shantel as it gave her the rare opportunity to star alongside other established names like the legendary actor, Robert De Niro, and rapper 50 Cent.
Shantel also appeared in the show, Ridiculousness, as a guest star. She then worked in the short movies, Eye of the Beholder and Good Riddance both released in 2016. Shantel was still up for more. Her great looks and sexy figure soon qualified her for appearances on several music videos including T. I’s Let’s Get Away, Jamie Foxx’s Unpredictable and Stay Fly by the Three 6 Mafia. Actress, Fashion Model, and now, designer. Shantel Jackson is set to launch her own line of unisex clothing.
Shantel Jackson has earned a whole lot from her strings of careers as a model, actress and now, fashion designer. As of this writing, her net worth stands at over $600,000. While this may be something to boast about, it’s quickly eclipsed by her ex Mayweather’s $565 million fortune.
Relationship with Floyd Mayweather
Although Shantel Jackson has a stand-alone personality and profile in the fashion, music and movie industry, she is, however, best known for her relationship with American professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. The two met in 2006 and had an on and off relationship for eight years. They got engaged later on and were on the verge of becoming man and wife until catastrophe struck in 2014. Fans were left to guess their way around the cause of the breakup until Mayweather went public, accusing Shantel Jackson of aborting their twin-pregnancy so she wouldn’t jeopardize her looks and modeling career.
He also accused her of undergoing several plastic surgeries which he paid for; and demanded a refund. Shantel quickly moved on and got into a new relationship with the famous rapper, Nelly. But not without filing a lawsuit against Floyd Mayweather. She accused him of humiliating, blackmailing and even stealing from her. She even accused him of once holding her on gunpoint.
As of this writing, Nelly and Shantel Jackson are still together. Looks like the 2017 rape allegations against Nelly didn’t sink their boat. They have continued to share loved-up pictures of each other on their social media handles. Although wedding bells are yet to rung on them both.
Height and Body Measurements
Shantel Jackson has a voluptuous body build; one befitting a model her class. She stands 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters) tall. Her body measurements are 34C-26-39 and she wears a shoe size of 8 (US). She has dark brown eyes and wears dyed brown hair.
Social Media Following
Shantel Jackson qualifies for what some call a “social media influencer.” She operates a Twitter, Instagram and Facebook account. Although she is most active on Instagram where she commands a following of 1.5 million. She also has a following of over 150k and 12k on Twitter and Facebook respectively. She usually posts pictures of her pets, her vacation trips and of course, her boyfriend.