Who is Moniece Slaughter?

An actress and singer-songwriter, Moniece Slaughter is perhaps known best as a main cast member of the show “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”, but also caught the attention of the public by singing the theme song for the show “America’s Next Top Model”.

Moniece – also known by her nickname ‘Kali’ – is someone who’s opened up about her life and someone who breaks barriers when it comes to her personal life. To learn all about this celebrity, let us tell you the naked truth about Moniece’s sexuality, family and career.

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Early life, family, and education

Born Moniece Linae Slaughter under the zodiac sign of Pisces on 4 March 1987, she recently celebrated her 36th birthday. Moniece is a native of Los Angeles, California USA, holds American nationality, and her ethnicity is African-American.

She grew up in a musical family – her mother, Marla Thomas married Dave Thomas, a Grammy-awarded gospel singer, as Moniece’s biological father, Michael Slaughter, and her mother divorced when Moniece was a baby.

From her mother’s second marriage, Moniece has two half-siblings, namely DJ Thomas and Drew, while from her father’s side, she also has a brother, Kyle, and sister Lauryn. Most of Moniece’s family members were featured in the show “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” during Moniece’s participation in the series.

When it comes to Moniece’s educational background, she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2005, she didn’t go to college but pursued her music career.

Music career and “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”

While in high school, Moniece discovered her talent for writing songs, and besides writing she eventually began singing. When she made her first appearance in the show “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”, Moniece was presented as an aspiring singer-songwriter. Despite her talent, in the first season all about her was focused on her emotional and mental rollercoasters.

In the second season, Moniece came into the spotlight because of her relationship with musician Rich Dollaz, however, the third season revealed all about her future plans when she uncovered her sexuality.

Moniece was seen in 88 episodes of the show from 2014 through 2019 and is remembered for her words ‘I’m beautiful, I’m gorgeous, and I’m funny as s*it’, while her trademarks are fabulous eyeglasses and nails.

All about her love life and her sexuality

Moniece has been the subject of numerous rumors about her love life, as she’s been romantically linked to some big names in the entertainment industry; however, when it comes to her sexuality, Moniece publicly stated, during the third season of the show “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” that she’s bisexual.

Moniece also said that she doesn’t care what people say about her, but adding that her biological father wasn’t supportive of Moniece dating a woman.

We could say that it appears that Moniece has had an interesting love life – it’s known that from 2005 to 2007, she was in a relationship with American rapper Lil Eazy E. After the two separated, Moniece began dating Ray J, a singer and actor, and the two were together for a year (2007-2008).

After their break-up, Moniece began a relationship with Lil’ Fizz, whose real name is Dreux Pierre Frederic, also a rapper and singer-songwriter. Their relationship lasted from 2008 to 2012, and they share custody over their son Kamron, born in 2010.

Moniece was then engaged to Rich Dollaz, and their relationship, engagement, and break-up were featured in the second season of “Love Hip Hop: Hollywood” during 2014 and 2015.

In the following year, Moniece revealed that she had been dating a woman named Annette Diggs better known as A. D. Diggs, a Puerto Rican-Italian fashion designer, and the owner of Diggs The Kicks, a sneaker shop. The two dated for two years, from 2016 to 2018, and their relationship was also featured in the mentioned show. By the end of season five they’d separated, and Moniece confirmed on her Instagram that their love story had officially ended. She hasn’t spoken about the reason for their break-up, but said that she’s aware that their relationship brought her many family issues.

Most recently, Moniece was in a relationship with Scrapp DeLeon (2018-2019).

Moniece’s also revealed that she was in a relationship with the great basketball player, Shaquille O’Neal. The two were romantically linked over a decade ago while Moniece was starring in “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” but the truth is that the two dated back in 2011. She publicly spoke about their relationship in 2020, and also revealed the reason for their break-up, saying that Shaquille ‘doesn’t like to be questioned’ and as Moniece said, she apparently asked too many questions.

Moniece has also been romantically linked to RoccStar, Og Blood, Joe Smith, Money S.L., and Durrell ‘Tank’ Babs, however, according to her, those were just rumors.

As of April 2023, it seems that Moniece is single, she was once engaged but has never been married, and has one child.

What is she doing now?

Moniece left the main cast of “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” in season six, but continued to appear as a supporting character who detailed her mental health issues due to ongoing co-parenting with Lil’ Fizz. She was a special guest star in two episodes of the show’s seventh season, and was also seen in the specials “The Wedding”, “40 Greatest Love & Hip Hop Moments: The Reboot”, and “Dirty Little Secrets”, among others.

Today, Moniece is devoted to her music career, and shares all about her work with her Instagram followers, whose number counts over 1.5 million. She’s announced her new song, and besides her music career, Moniece has tried her luck as an author, publishing her debut book “Mayhem: A Mental Health Memoir” in February 2023.

How rich is Moniece Slaughter?

Thanks to her starring in the popular reality TV show, and also to her musical talent, Moniece has earned a hefty sum of money. According to sources as of April 2023, her net worth has been estimated at over $5 million.

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