Apryl Jones

Apryl Jones, born on December 15, 1986, is an American singer-songwriter and T.V. personality. Jones was born in Chicago, Illinois. Her romantic connection with American singer Omarion, whom she began dating in 2013, propelled her to popularity. However, the two are no longer an item. She was a prominent cast member of the first season of “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” and one of the original eight cast members.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Apryl Shantell Jones

Nickname:

Pree

Birth date:

December 15, 1986

Age:

36

Zodiac Sign:

Sagittarius

Height:

5' 7"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$1 million

Apryl's Social Media:

Background

Apryl Jones was born on December 15, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She is best known for starring in the reality television series “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” from 2014 to 2017, and for being a model, social media influencer, singer, and songwriter. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and her mother has Taiwanese, Chinese, with Mongolian ancestry, while her father has African-American with Native American ancestry.

Jones has always wanted to be in the music and entertainment industry. During her childhood, she developed an interest in acting and singing and when she was 14, she joined a singing group named Callareign, where she remained as a vocalist until her late teens. After she graduated from high school, she attended the University of Chicago and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Radiation Science. In her first job, she worked as a medical examiner at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital but left the job shortly after she started to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

Outside her own found acclaim, Jones is also very popular for being the ex-girlfriend of rapper Omarion with whom she has her only two children. Before that, she briefly dated another rapper, The Game. In addition to “Love & Hip Hop,” Jones is also known for her multiple appearances in films and television series such as “You Hitting That,” “Angel,” “Casting the Net,” and most recently in “For the Love of Jason.” The first competition that Jones auditioned for was “American Idol” and also for the “Pussycat Dolls — Search for The Next Doll,” however, she didn’t go far on both shows until she landed a regular role on the VH1 series “Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood” which helped her stake her claim and wealth in the entertainment industry.

Career timeline

2014
The Role in "Love & Hip Hop"

Jones joins the cast, becoming one of the show's original eight cast members.

2015
The Departure From the Show

Jones and Omarion do not attend the recording of the second season's reunion as Omarion is on tour; Jones confirms that the two have quit the show.

2016
The Birth of Omarion’s Daughter

Jones gives birth to their daughter, A'mei Kazuko Grandberry; four months later, Jones and Omarion announce their breakup.

2021
The New Relationship

Rumors of her romance with Taye Diggs start to surface and their relationship is confirmed when she appears in the actor’s TikTok video.

Why We Love Apryl Jones

  1. She comes from a diverse background

    People have been asking about Jones’ ethnicity from the moment she came into the spotlight. She comes from a very diverse background that includes African, Asian (Taiwanese, Chinese and Mongolian), and Native American Ancestry. We weren’t able to locate much information on her parents.

  2. She is an entrepreneur

    Jones has an entrepreneurial spirit and she’s always coming up with ways to get a bag. She is the founder of a company called Good Credit Society which focuses on helping people improve their credit and overall financial status. She also plans on launching a line of wine soon.

  3. She is health-conscious

    Jones is serious about keeping her body looking beach-ready all year long. She spends a lot of time working out and is dedicated to exercising regularly. Overall, she is very passionate about living a healthy lifestyle.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. She auditioned a lot

    Jones auditioned for the reality television shows "American Idol,'' "Making the Band," as well as the "Pussycat Dolls."

  2. She sang in a band

    When Jones was 14, she joined a singing group named Callareign, where she remained as a vocalist until her late teens; Shanda Taylor was also in the same group.

  3. She has no relationship with Omarion

    Despite having kids together, Jones revealed in 2021 that she has no relationship with him.

  4. She is also a singer

    Jones is also a singer with some of her popular songs being, 'Feels,’ ‘Three’s company,’ ‘Shoulda known betta,’ and ‘Let me love.'

  5. She has been on T.V.

    Jones has made appearances on shows like "Good Morning Lala Land."

Apryl Jones FAQs

What are the names of Jones’ children?

A’mei Kazuko Grandberry is her daughter and Megaa Omari Grandberry is the name of her son.

Who is Jones’ best friend

Jones is best friends with Danity Kane’s Dawn Richard.

What is Jones’ marital status?

Jones is not married.

Apryl Jones’s birthday dates

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