• Emily Bustamante is an American fashion designer, model, actress and TV personality born in 198•
• She studied at a fashion designing institute and is running an online shoe shop.
• She is in a long-term relationship with American rapper John David ‘Fabolous’ Jackson and they have 3 children together.
• Emily is an Instagram star and enjoys travelling, shopping and spending time with her children.
• Fabolous was born in 1977, has been signed to multiple record labels and was indicted on domestic violence charges in 2018.

Emily Bustamante Wiki Bio

American fashion designer, model, actress and TV personality Emily ‘B’ Bustamante was born in New York City, USA, on 10 February 1981, so her zodiac sign’s Aquarius. She’s probably known best for her long-term relationship with famous American rapper John David ‘Fabolous’ Jackson – some of their fans claim that they’ve married in secret, but that they split in 2022.

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Education and early life

Emily was raised an only child in New York City by her Puerto Rican father who’s a successful businessman, and American mother Diane who’s a housewife; Emily seems to be an only child, as she hasn’t spoken about having siblings.

She studied at the Vocational High School, and had become interested in designing clothes even before enrolling at the school; Emily was physically active during her teenage years, and enjoyed dancing and playing volleyball with her peers.

Upon matriculating in 1999, she began attending a fashion designing institute in Virginia, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2003.

Emily’s career

Emily’s debut reality show appearance was starring in “Love & Hip Hop: New York” in 2011, and she could then have been seen appearing in the talk-show “Big Morning Buzz Live”. In 2012 and 2013, she appeared in 11 episodes of the reality show “Chrissy & Mr. Jones”.

Emily’s today running her online shoe shop ZigiNY.

Love life and relationship with Fabolous

Prior to meeting Fabolous, Emily was in a relationship with her high school sweetheart. They began dating in 1996, and she gave birth to their daughter Taina Williams on 1 April 1998, but not long after that, the man left Emily, and she raised Taina by herself.

She met Fabolous at one of his concerts in 2002, and they started their on-and-off relationship. Emily gave birth to their son Johan Jackson on 16 February 2008, and their second son Jonas Jackson followed on 2 June 2015.

Emily and Fabolous separated in 2017 but soon reconciled, and in 2020, Emily gave birth to their daughter.

The two haven’t spoken about marrying, although their fans believe that they’ve already exchanged vows in a secret ceremony. It’s also believed that Emily and Fabolous split in 2022, as they aren’t following each other on social media networks, and haven’t been posting any pictures which feature them together; they are yet to address these rumors.

Emily hasn’t mentioned other men whom she’s dated, she’s probably still in a long-term relationship with Fabolous as of January 2023, and they have three children together; she also has a daughter from a previous relationship.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Emily’s an Instagram star, as there are over 2.8 million people following her on the social media network today, and she’s posted close to 3,000 pictures and videos.

She loves going shopping for clothes and jewelry, and usually shows these off in her Instagram content.

Emily spends the majority of her spare time with her children, and they can also be seen featured in many of her Instagram pictures.

She’s passionate about travelling, and has been to a couple of South American and European countries, with her dream travel destination being Paris, France.

Emily’s favorite actress is Halle Berry, and her favorite movies “Moonfall”, “Perfect Strangers”, and “Things we Lost in the Fire”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Emily’s age is 41. She has brown eyes and black hair, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs about 135lbs (62kgs).

Emily’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million as of January 2023, and Fabolous’ at over $8 million.

Who is Fabolous?

American rapper John David ‘Fabolous’ Jackson was born in New York City on 18 November 1977, meaning that his zodiac sign’s Scorpio. He began working on his career while still attending a local high school, and started attracting attention with his debut album “Ghetto Fabolous”, released on 11 September 2001.

Fabolous and his brother Paul Cain were raised in New York City by their parents of African-American and Dominican descent; their mother’s name is Deborah Jackson-Cain. Fabolous studied at High School of Art & Design prior to moving to City-As-School High School; he moved schools one more time, and matriculated from Boys and Girls High School in 1996.

He was 17 when he began rapping under the name Fabolous Sport, and shortened it to ‘Fabolous’ a year later; misspelling his name was unintentional, as he wanted to be known as ‘Fabulous’. He was signed to Desert Storm Records aged 18, and was then featured on several mixtapes by DJ Clue and Roc-A-Fella.

His debut album “Ghetto Fabolous” peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 Chart, and its single “Can’t Deny It” charted on US Billboard Hot 100; two of the album’s other successful singles were “Trade It All” and “Young’n (Holla Back)”.

Fabolous’ second album “Street Dreams” followed on 4 March 2003, and its single “Can’t Let You Go” topped the Rhythmic Top 40 Chart; his first official mixtape – “More Street Dreams, Pt. 2: The Mixtape” – was released on 4 November 2003. Some of Fabolous’ following work was his third album “Real Talk”, which came out on 5 November 2004, his fourth album “From Nothing’ to Somethin” in June 2007, and his fifth, “Loso’s Way” in July 2009.

His new solo mixtape “There Is No Competition 2: The Funeral Service” was released on 5 March 2010, and was so popular that Fabolous re-released it as the extended play (EP) “There Is No Competition 2: The Grieving Music EP” on 29 August 2010.

His sixth album “The Young OG Project” was delayed four times prior to being released on 25 December 2014, and peaked at #12 on Billboard 200; on 24 November 2017, he and American rapper Jason Terrance ‘Jadakiss’ Phillips released their collaborative album “Friday on Elm Street”.

Most recently, on 29 November 2019, he released his seventh studio album “Summertime Shootout 3: Coldest Summer Ever”, which peaked at #7 on Billboard 200.

Fabolous founded his own record label, Street Family Records back in 2006, and there are five artists currently signed to it, including him, with the others being Red Café, Broadway, Paul Cain and Freck Billionaire.

He was shot in the leg on 17 October 2006, and had to spend eight days in jail as he was charged with criminal possession of a defaced firearm. Fabolous was arrested on domestic violence charges on 29 March 2018, after having assaulted Emily; he was indicted on 10 October 2018, and accepted a plea deal in March 2019 – separation from Emily may actually be a possibility!


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