Jeremy Meeks is an American Model who is a heartthrob for women all over the country. Meeks set a perfect example of a phoenix rising from the ashes. His life turned around when his mug shot went viral on Facebook and he became an internet sensation in a matter of time. This former Crisps member went from being a felon to a model right after his release from prison. Let’s take a look at Jeremy Meeks’ Net Worth in 2018.
Jeremy Meeks Early Life
Jeremy Ray Meeks was born on the 7th of February, 1984 in Tacoma, Washington. In 2002, Meeks was accused of severely beating up a 16-year-old and charged with robbery. He was sent to prison for two years when he admitted to being a member of the North Side Gangster Crisps. Jeremy Meeks has also been charged with forgery, possession of guns, ammunition and marijuana. He has served a little over 70 days for his crimes.
Meeks married Melissa Meeks after getting into the modelling industry. The couple had a son together along with Melissa’s two kids whom he took in as stepsons. While he was still married to his wife, a photograph with his girlfriend was leaked and Meeks himself filed for divorce in late 2017. Meeks has been fighting for parental rights over his only biological kid with Melissa. He is currently dating Chloe Green, who is the daughter of Topshop tycoon, Sir Philip Green and is rumoured to be expecting his second baby with her.
Jeremy Meeks Career, Awards and Achievements
Meeks literally went from his mug shot being taken to posing for headshots. His sharp, chiselled jaw, ice blue eyes and tattooed body led him to become an internet sensation and consequently a star in the runways. In less than a month after becoming the heartbeat for women all over with his viral photograph, the Los Angeles Blaze Models signed a contract of $30,000 with Meeks and started his modelling career.
Meeks, represented by the GR Media woman, Gina Rodriguez, only kept achieving more and more fame and recognition since his days as a criminal. The ‘hot felon’ made his debut on the runway by appearing for the illustrious Philipp Plein in the New York Fashion Week in February 2017. He has since appeared in major Fashion walks and walked for highly reputed brands.
Awards and Achievements
This former felon with the teardrop tattoo has made a striking place in the fashion industry. After his debut in the New York Fashion Week, Meeks strutted on the runway of the Philipp Plein Sports show held in Milan where he flaunted his body shirtless. Meeks has worked as a model with the agencies Bananas Models in Paris, Supa Model Management in London, Sight Management Studio in Barcelona, and various others. His mother agency remains the LA White Cross Management. Meeks’ most recent success was his appearance in the 2018 Spring show of Tommy Hilfiger where he once again proved his worth in the fashion industry.
Net Worth of Jeremy Meeks
There has been no confirmation regarding the amount that this convicted felon turned model makes annually. It is known, however, that this ‘hot felon’ makes a pretty good sum thanks to all his modelling contracts and walks. Some light was shed into what his income might be during his divorce proceedings when the former wife, Melissa claimed for monetary support as spouse and parent to their one son. Jeremy Meeks net worth is estimated around 10 million.
Jeremy Meeks is undoubtedly one of those stars who has risen to fame in what seems to be a matter of months. From being a convicted Stockton felon and member of a gang, this blue-eyed bad boy succeeded in using his amazing looks and fabulous physique to take the modelling world by storm.