Shaniece Hairston Bio, Parents: Untold Facts About Evelyn Lozada’s Daughter

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Shaniece Hairston is an American professional model who is also a reality TV star. Besides being a model and a TV star, she is well-known as the daughter of  American television personality, model, and spokesperson, Evelyn Lozada. Moreover, she shot to fame after starring in the OWN TV show, Livin’ Lozada alongside her mother.

Many of you may not know this but Shaniece is also a health and lifestyle expert as well as a certified “yogi” in addition to being a celebrity. Apart from making her name by her career, Hairston has also been making headlines for having a love affair with several famous boyfriends. Well, here we will find out how many relationships she had in the past and if she is dating anyone at the present.

On the other hand, her mother Evelyn’s complex romantic relationship with different personalities has led to the question of her birth father. So, who is Shaniece’s biological father? Stay till the end of this article to know everything about her in the sub-headings below.

Let’s get started!

Shaniece Hairston Full Name and Birthday

She was born Shaniece Virginia Sabina Hairston in 1993, to her mother Evelyn Lozada, & father Jamal Hairston. Though, there is confusion on whether he is her biological father. The model celebrates her birthday on 16 June and is 29 years old as of 2022.

Hairston, born and raised in the Bronx, New York, is American by nationality. Talking about her ethnicity, she belongs to an Afro-American ethnic background.

Shaniece Was Born When Her Mother Was Seventeen

Well, everyone is familiar with who Shaniece’s mom Evelyn is, however, you guys may not know she gave birth to her daughter when she was just seventeen. Having a child and caring for her, when she herself needed care was tough for Lozada.

Back then, she just worked as an ordinary secretary for an entertainment attorney and had a tough time. She raised her baby as a single mother as her daughter’s father had already walked out. However, both mother and daughter have made their name now and are successful in their careers working together.

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Shaniece Hairston posing with her mom Evelyn Lozada; Instagram

On the contrary, even though Hairston’s momma’s name has been linked to different people, she has been only married once to her husband Chad Johnson who is an NFL player. Yet, Hairston is not their child together. So, who is her father? Scroll down to know!

Who is Shaniece Hairston’s Biological Father?

Most people are curious to know who Yogi’s real father is, well, the name of Shaniece’s biological dad is Jamal Michael Hairston.

Shaniece with her dad and mom
Shaniece Hairston’s childhood photo with her biological father Jamal Michael Hairston and mother Evelyn Lozada

Since her mother hasn’t talked about him in the media, his information is a mystery to us. Still, we have been able to discover that he is an African-American media personality. Therefore, the former couple must have met in some TV shows or so.

According to the sources, this was Evelyn’s first relationship and her first child. Later, the TV star’s mommy married her stepdaddy in 2012.

Shaniece Has a Half-brother

Yes, the 29-years-old has a younger half-sibling, Carl Leo Crawford who was born on March 22, 2014. He is the son of Hairston’s mother and her ex-fiance, the professional athlete, Carl Crawford whom she briefly dated.

Prior to Carl Leo’s birth, the former couple exchanged rings in December 2013. Later as things didn’t work out for them, the ex-duo broke up in February 2017. The Basketball Wives star officially announced her partition from her then-fiance in August 2017.

According to Lozada, despite their separation, she and her ex-mate are still friends. Though they live separately, the one-time lovebirds are more focused on raising their son as responsible parents.

Is Shaniece Hairston Married in 2022?

The health and lifestyle expert appears to be single at the moment. Shaniece is not married to a husband and does not seem to have any plans either. Regardless, Shaniece has a long list of her crushes and boyfriends. She has also dated many high-profile partners.

Starting from her foremost mate, the Livin’ Lozada star’s first relationship was with famous rapper Sean Kingston. The former couple briefly dated in 2012 ending their romance in a few months. Likewise, Shaniece was even rumored to be in love with her rumored boyfriend Justin Combs.

Shaniece Hairston Had A Serious Relationship With Boyfriend Zat Knight

Out of all her love relationships, Hairston’s last and long-term mate was Zat Knight. He is a former professional footballer who played as a center-back. Though the former lovebirds preferred to stay low-key, they have been spotted in multiple events, hand in hand.

Shaniece and Zat Knight
Shaniece Hairston with her ex-boyfriend Zat Knight

Furthermore, Hairston’s ex-lover also appeared in one of the episodes of Livin’ Lozada in 2015  alongside her. There, she revealed that the then-duo were already together for three years, back then. Not only that but she also confirmed he is the only guy she considered her true boyfriend in the same episode.

Talking more about their chemistry, Shaniece and Zat were reportedly engaged to each other. In fact,  they were planning to tie knots. Nevertheless, the rumor is yet to be cleared.

Was Shaniece Pregnant With Her Partner Zat’s Child?

Even though the news of her pregnancy hasn’t been proved yet, Shaniece was allegedly pregnant with the child of her ex-boyfriend Zat Knight. As we mentioned earlier, the ex-partners didn’t like to publicize their relationship, little is known about their love life.


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Still, her ex-beau is seen uploading photos on his social media along with a kid which he  refers to as “his world.” Therefore, the rumors about the baby might also be true.

Did Shaniece Hairston Date Usher?

There was a big controversy about Shaniece hooking up with an American musician Usher in 2018. It all came up in the media when the two were caught in the backseat of a car when they were returning from the Diddy’s belated birthday party.

The rumors then started spreading like fire when Shaniece later took a step forward to clear things out through her social media. She confirmed there is nothing between them and it was all just a baseless talk.

Similarly, her mother Evelyn also stated,

“Shaniece isn’t dating Usher. They were all going to the same destination and just soo happened to share a car. They aren’t dating.”

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Snap of Shaniece’s mother Evelyn’s Instagram story

Well, the mother of two also posted on her Instagram story the picture of Usher and her daughter writing “LIES!!!!” over it.

Evelyn Lozada’s Daughter Shaniece is into Yoga

Shaniece was always interested in yoga from an early age. So, the mother-turned-best friend always motivated her and supported her to achieve her dreams. Hairston apart from being a model and a TV star runs a fitness and beauty blog and also is a certified “Yogi.”

Shaniece posing in her Insta feed
Shaniece Hairston holding a Yoga pose; Instagram

At the age of 15, she was introduced to Yoga. She then started attending Bikram yoga class and was completely in love with it. According to Shaniece, “practice is her first love” and she has been doing it regularly for 90 mins a day for over a decade now.

Subsequently, she established a brand as SHA collection where we can find varieties of yoga stuff such as yoga jumpsuits and yoga mat bags.

Hairston’s Career Highlights

Shaniece walking in her mother’s footsteps is a model and a business entrepreneur by profession. Moreover, she has also starred in TV series such as Hollywood Medium (2016) and Home & Family (2012).

Furthermore, she is also a social media influencer, a fitness and beauty blogger, and a certified yogi. Hairston owns a brand of her own as mentioned above and also correspondingly supports her mom’s business of clothing at

Shaniece is Active In All Social Media Handles

Being a public figure, Ms. Hairston keeps on her social media frequently updated. She owns an account on all the social sites and has a huge fan following with millions of followers.

She owns an Instagram account by the name “shanieceh” with 901k followers and 46 posts. Likewise, she has 1M followers on Facebook which goes by the name “Shaniece Hairston.” Not to forget about her Twitter account @ShanieceH which has 75.8k followers and 3617 tweets.

What is Shaniece’s Net Worth?

Being an entrepreneur, model, TV star and so much more to add to the career list, Shaniece is living a lavish life. As of 2022, she is a millionaire with a net worth is $3 million. Looking at her growing success, we can only say that her fortune will only increase in the coming years.

Meanwhile, her mother Evelyn Lozada’s total assets are $4 million.