London Charles, born on January 2, 1978, rose to fame after winning a reality show in 2006. She started modeling soon after her victory and also released songs as part of her hip-hop musical career. She appeared in other reality shows, often doing cameos. Join us as we celebrate this reality star’s birthday, right here!
London Charles is a well-known name in the world of reality shows and modeling and has also made a name for herself in the hip-hop music industry. The reality star was born Chandra London Davis in Detroit, Michigan on January 2, 1978. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn, and her ethnicity is African-American. Not much is known about the model’s immediate family.
Charles’ first reality show appearance was in 2006 when she appeared in the second season of “Flavor of Love.” On the show, she was one of the contestants competing to win the heart of American rapper, Flavor Flav. Charles won the show, beating Tiffany “New York” Pollard for the title. She later modeled for the cover page of “Smooth” in 2007. She was part of Lil Wayne’s 2009 music video for the song ‘Lollipop,’ where she played a lollipop girl. The star went on to model for “Eye Candy Models” and appeared in Paul Wall’s music video for ‘Break ‘Em Off’ in 2011 and was also part of BET’s show “Rip the Runway,” which aired from 2005 to 2013. Charles also hosted “Dance Party,” a reality show on WADL. She later did a cameo in the fifth season finale of “Love & Hip-Hop.” Charles also released a few songs as part of her hip-hop career, namely ‘Rumpshaker’ (2007), ‘The Movement’ (2009), and ‘Set It Off’ (2010). There was news of her releasing an album titled “Love, Deelishis,” but it hasn’t yet been released.
When appearing on VH1’s feature show “Where Are They Now: Reality Stars,” Charles revealed she had broken up with Flavor Flav. In 2008, she was married to Orlando Gordon but divorced in 2014. She was in several relationships after, and in 2020, married Raymond Santana Jr. However, they separated 20 months later. Charles has one daughter, Jasmine Davis, born in 1999.
The star wins the second season of “Flavor of Love,” beating Tiffany “New York” Pollard.
London Charles models for the cover of “Smooth,” and releases her first song, ‘Rumpshaker.’
The star appears in Lil Wayne’s “Lollipop” where she plays a lollipop girl.
The star appears in BET’s reality fashion show, “Rip the Runway.”
Why We Love London Charles
She is a winner
The reality star is a known achiever. She won the first reality show she ever appeared in, and since then has only worked towards rising in her career. She models and sings. She knows how to get what she wants and will always work hard for it.
She doesn’t care about the past
London Charles’ former husband, Raymond Santana Jr., had unfortunately been falsely accused of a crime in the past. However, at the time, she loved and married him despite everything, and never let either of their pasts affect their relationship. She doesn’t dwell on the past, no matter the outcome.
She is her real self
The model’s fans once speculated that she had gotten plastic surgery, but she denied it. She also shared her beauty regimen with her fans and showed them that she is confident in herself.
5 Surprising Facts
She wrote a song for Barack Obama
The star’s second single, ‘The Movement,’ which was released in 2009, was a response to Obama being elected as the U.S. president.
She used to work as a waitress
Before appearing in reality shows, London Charles used to work as a waitress in bars and was also a performer at nightclubs.
She has also acted in films
Charles has appeared in two films so far, “Pawn Shop” in 2012 and “Mafiette: Rise of a Female Boss” in 2016.
No one knows who Jasmine’s father is
Charles has a daughter, born in 1999, but she has kept the father’s identity a secret.
She is also a radio host
The reality star revealed in 2015 that she is the host of a radio show called “The Morning Heat.”
London Charles FAQs
How long did Deelishis date Flav?
Deelishis and Flav dated for four months.
How did Deelishis and Raymond Santana Jr. meet?
The model met him at an event held by their mutual friends Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker. They got engaged in 2019.
What surgery did London Charles have?
She didn’t have any surgery; the star revealed that she would never want to have any scarring on her face. She did share her nose contouring routine.
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