Shay Johnson is an American television personality, model, and fitness guru who rose to fame after appearing in VH1’s hit series Flavor of Love (2006). She gained further popularity by starring in numerous other TV shows including Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School (2007), Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (2012-2019), and in specials like Love & Hip Hop Awards: Most Certified (2019). She has also been featured in several videos such as in that for ’s hit single Ms. New Booty (2006) and has performed in a number of films including Losing Everything (2016). She was nominated for the “Issa Mess” category in the Mona Awards in 2018. She has garnered more than a million followers on Instagram.
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Television Personality, Model, Fitness Guru
- Siblings – Emjay Johnson (Brother) (Singer), Dr. Joe Johnson (Brother) (Former Athlete, Performance Coach, Public Speaker)
She is represented by –
- Amina Diop
- Wealth Garden Entertainment
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
60 kg or 132 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- (2007) – Rumor
- (2011-2013) – She first met rapper and actor Lil Scrappy in 2005. With time, they became good friends. After Scrappy split up with Diamond, he found solace in Shay’s arms. However, their relationship proved to be quite complicated and they decided to go separate ways in 2013. Over the years, they had been hinting about getting back together. She has continued to be on good terms with his mother.
- Jody Breeze – Rumor
- Pleasure P (2016-2018)
Race / Ethnicity
She is of African-American descent.
She often tends to dye her hair in different shades.
- Large and expressive eyes
- Fuller lips
Shay Johnson Favorite Things
- Passion – Health and fitness having launched the website named Shay J Fit in which she has shared tips on eating nutritious food and getting in better shape and run another business called The Healthy Hand where she has sold products for the treatment of several diseases along with those for enhancing health
Shay Johnson Facts
- She is originally from Atlanta and has also resided in Hawaii and Milwaukee as a teenager.
- Shay had acquired her nickname “Buckeey” while participating in Flavor of Love (2006) and Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School (2007).
- She has graced the covers of several magazines like Black Men’s Magazine and King.
- Shay has affirmed that during filming, she has enjoyed wearing a lot of makeup and getting her hair done constantly. However, in order to take care of her skin and hair, at other times she has avoided wearing makeup. She has disclosed that she has a face full of freckles that she has loved, freckles having run in her family. She has embraced them and considered it to be a blessing from God. Shay has gone on to state that after trying several products for her face, she has noticed that using natural black soap and water has suited her the best and proved to be perfect for her sensitive skin.
- Shay has been close to both her brothers and the 3 of them have worked together on speaking engagements as well as other appearances.
Featured Image by Shay Johnson / Instagram
Facts of Shay Johnson
- full nameShay Johnson
- Date of Birth September 28, 1979
- Age 43 years 5 months
- Horoscope Libra
- Lucky Number 9
- Lucky Stone Peridot
- Lucky Color Blue
- Best Match for Marriage Gemini
- weight60 kg
- height5 ft 5 in