Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 05:36 pm
The 46-years-old, Marlo Hampton is an American fashion guru personality, TV personality, entrepreneur, businesswoman, lifestyle expert, YouTuber, and philanthropist who is known for her appearance in "The Real Housewives of Atlanta". She also appeared in the reality series "I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding". Previously, she worked as a private stylist in addition to being an entrepreneur. She opened a high-end fashion boutique in 2008 in Atlanta. She also formed Glam It UP!, a project dedicated to helping teens in foster care. Here are the 10 things you didn't know about Marlo Hampton.
1. Marlo was a cast member on The Real Housewives of Atlanta
She participated as herself on The Real Housewives of Atlanta as a regular guest since 2011, recently wrapping season 11. After that, she came to prominence and also appeared as a casting team member of a documentary series on Bravo TV "Dream of NeNe: The Wedding".
2. She is a designer and a stylist
Marlo designs her own. She's launching an accessories brand called Arie and Emma, which is named after her grandmother and mother, that will include sunglasses and jewelry. She has been sharing her sartorial expertise with the world as a stylist with the majority of her work being done as a "ghost stylist," kind of like a ghostwriter where it's not publicly known that you're providing styling services for an individual. "I like that better. I feel good when I see my work out there," she said. "I just give them a wink, 'Hey, thanks for the check. You look fabulous.'"
3. She opened a high-end fashion boutique in 2008 in Atlanta
When asked the RHOA cast member if she had to name her “main income stream” outside of the show, what would it be? She said “It’s not if I had to say it. I told you guys what I did. I’ve always worked in retail. I had my own boutique in Atlanta. I had the hottest boutique in Atlanta. Jazze Pha, Toya, Eva [Marcille], who was on [RHOA]. Everyone shopped with me.” That boutique, which opened in 2008, according to Marlo’s website, has since closed. However, RHOA fans know that this fashionista has been hard at work on another business venture in recent years: Le’ Archive, a fashion showroom that rents out designer pieces curated by Marlo herself. “Le’ Archive is bringing in plenty of money. You just saw Tami Roman on the MTV [Movie & TV] Awards. I just styled Tiny’s daughter, Zonnique [Pullins],” Marlo shared on WWHL. “I mean, it’s bringing in money. I just don’t have to broadcast it.”
4. She is a multi-talented lady
Apart from being a TV personality, she is also a designer, a business owner, and a stylist, has a line of hair products, has a YouTube channel, is an etiquette expert, does real estate, runs her non-profit, and she is a writer. She is doing a brilliant job at present.
5. She has four siblings
Marlo was born as Latoya Hutchinson in Clearwater, Florida, US. She was raised by her mother, Emma along with her younger sister and brother Curtis Willis Jr., and two older sisters. Curtis ended up getting a traumatic brain injury, and as a result of the injury, he died. Her mother was a drug addict, whose behavior of use resulted in Marlo being raised in the foster care system for much of her young life. Due to weak family conditions, she had to enter the foster care system in Florida, living between group homes and various families at age 9. She ultimately landed with the Hopkins family in St. Petersburg, Florida.
6. Her present age is 46
Born on 7th February 1976, Marlo Hampton celebrated her 46th birthday in 2022. As per her birthdate, Aquarius is her zodiac sign. Aquarius women are deep thinkers that have a mischievous streak about them. They are considered the ‘whole package’, a combination of sexiness, intelligence, and adventurous fun all in one.
7. Her net worth is in thousands of dollars
Marlo is a successful TV personality and fashion designer whose net worth is estimated to have $600 thousand as of 2020. She earns majorly from her various professions as an occasional reality television star, fashion entrepreneur, and fashion business owner. She is making her salary in thousands of dollars. She owns the Red Carpet Boutique at Perimeter Mall in Atlanta and has launched a new fashion and lifestyle brand called Arrie & Emma. The collection showcases sunglasses, jewelry, home décor, accessories, and more. Regarding his house and cars, she was gifted a house once by an unnamed billionaire boyfriend which she lovingly calls “The Hamptons" on her birthday. Her car's information is under review. She is living a lavish lifestyle.
8. She earned a degree from the University
Marlo graduated from the first coast high school in 2005. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern Florida, where she studied social work and interdisciplinary science. After university, she began to excel in the stylist and fashion industry.
9. She was engaged once
Marlo is currently single but she was once engaged to Charles Grant (NFL player) in June 2011. The pair never married. Marlo has no children of her own, though she does have a nephew that was named for her late brother Curtis, and of whom she loves and is very proud of.
Apart from that, Hampton has dated some lucky fellow Peter Thomas. She also dated an unnamed billionaire boyfriend for five years.
10. She is active in social media
Marlo is active on social media with more than 1.5 Million under the account name @marlohampton. On her Twitter account @iheartMarlo, she has more than 326K followers. She is on Facebook under her own name where more than 208K people like the page and her page has about 470K followers.