Jeremy Meeks is a popular name in the fashion world as he is one of the top Fashion models in America. One of the most surprising facts about Jeremy is that he has been a part of the gang, Crips, and is also a convicted felon. Meeks came into the limelight in the year 2014 when he was arrested in Stockton, California, during Operation Ceasefire. Some firearms were found in his possession, and he was also charged with grand theft.
Police posted his Mug shot on social media, which spread like fire all over the Internet. He got into modeling after being released from the Mendota Federal Correctional Institution in 2016. His picture received more than 60000 ‘likes’ and was the hot topic on the Internet for several days.
Jeremy Meeks took birth on February 7, 1984, to Raymond Meeks and Katherine Angier. He has three siblings, namely, Bryan, Emery, and Leanne. He grew up with his siblings but struggled a lot in his childhood because of some wrong decisions, such as consuming heroin at a young age. In the year 2002, when Meeks was 18, he assaulted a 16-year-old boy and was sentenced to two years for that.
During that time, he admitted to being a part of North Side Gangster Crips, after which his mugshot was posted on social media. His mug shot went viral because of his astonishing looks, and he started getting modeling contracts as soon as he got out of the prison.
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The judge’s hearing of the case of Meeks played an important role in giving a start to his career as he reduced his sentence from 63 months to 27 months. Meeks was already a star, and when he got out of the prison, several opportunities were waiting for him. He got his first contract in 2015 from the ‘White Cross Management’ while he was in prison. He also walked at the ‘New York Fashion Week’ and did some projects for ‘Philipp Plein’ in February 2017.
He was also titled as the ‘Buff Bad Boy’ by Vogue Magazine after he got a chance to walk on the runway during the New York Fashion Week in early 2017. In 2018, he also appeared in a music video of Olga Buzova named ‘Wi-Fi.’ He had walked for most of the top Brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Phillip Plein, etc., in his short career.
Jeremy married Melissa Meeks in the year 2008, and they both also have a child. In 2018, they got separated, as in 2017, there were rumors that Jeremy was in a relationship with Chloe Green. Chloe is the daughter of a successful businessman, Philip Green. They both also went to Turkey and also shared their pictures while enjoying on a yacht. Chloe and Meeks got a son on May 29, 2018, and named him Meeks Green.
Jeremy Meek’s net worth is $5 million as he walks for international luxury brands and earns a handsome amount of money. It has been only a few years that he has entered this industry, and he is already at the top.