April 22, 2024

Andraya Michele Howard (born January 23, 1985) is a renowned American model, actress, media personality, and fashion designer known professionally as Michele Draya. 

She gained widespread recognition after appearing in the TV series The Basketball Wives. She has also starred in several other films, including Till Death Do Us Part and Perfect Match, which propelled her to the limelight.

Facts & Wiki

  • Full Name: Andraya Michele Howard
  • Nick Name: Michele Draya
  • Date of Birth: January 23, 1985
  • Age: 39
  • Nationality: American
  • Occupation: Actress • fashion designer • media personality
  • Children: Kniko Howard and Jru Scandrick
  • Draya Michele height: 1.7m
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius

Early Life

Michele Draya was born and raised in Pennsylvania into a mixed family. Her mother, Valeria Diaz, is Italian, while her father, Mr Howard, is African American. There currently needs to be detailed information about any of her siblings.

Growing up, she attended one of the schools in her community. While in senior school, Draya decided to forgo her education and pursue a career in the modelling industry. Her beauty, Hard Work, and charisma eventually propelled her to the limelight, making her one of the most celebrated American models.


Michele Draya started her career as a model at a young age. Her career came into the limelight after she appeared as a music vixen in some prominent American artist’s music videos.

She appeared in the music videos of Usher, Kanye West, Drake, Jay-Z, and others, which quickly shot her to stardom. Her beauty caught the attention of several brands and fashion agencies, which eventually secured her a modelling deal.

In 2011, she appeared in the reality TV series Basketball Wives: LA, where she starred in series 1-4. She has also been featured in several other movies, including The Perfect Match, Bring Out the Lady, All In and Will to Love, Real Husbands of Hollywood, and We Belong Together. In 2018, Draya also played the character Chloe David in the series Star. 

In addition to her acting and modelling career, Draya has earned widespread acclaim for her love for fashion, leading her to establish her fashion line. She founded the swimsuit line Mint Swim and two other fashion lines: Fine A** Girls and Beige & Coco.

Personal Life

Is Michele Draya Married?

Michele Draya was previously engaged with Orlando Scandrick, a former co-star in the film Basketball Wives. The two were together for several years before they eventually broke up despite being engaged. The news shocked their fans after Draya announced their breakup.

Is Michele Draya Really Pregnant, and Who is Responsible?

She is the mother of two sons, Jru Scandrick and Kniko Howard. On March 8, 2024, she revealed on her Instagram platform that she is pregnant with her third child and also mentioned the father-to-be, Jalen Green, a 22-year-old NBA player. The two have been in a romantic relationship since August 2023.

Draya has been with several athletes and celebrities in the past. She was previously linked with The Game, Chris Brown, Gilbert Arenas, Jay-Z, Wiz Khalifa, Bernard Berrian, Sean Combs, Lil Wayne, Fabolous, Paul Pierce, Kenyon Martin, Javaris Crittenton, DeShawn Stevenson, French Montana, and Tyrod Taylor.

Social Media 

  • Instagram: @drayamichele
  • Twitter: @drayamichele
  • Facebook: @Draya Michele

Net Worth

Michele Draya is a prominent and celebrated actress and model with an estimated net worth of US$10 million.

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