Meeka Claxton - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 20, 2022

Meeka Claxton
Profession: Reality TV star, Entrepreneur
Best Known For: Basketball Wives (Reality TV show)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $7 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 7, 1979 (age 44)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Birth Place: Queens, New Jersey, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

older brother

University: Hofstra University
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced

Speedy Claxton (? - July 2014)

Children: 2

Aniya Claxton (daughter)
London Claxton (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 50 kg (110.23 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: N/A
Breast Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A
Hip Size: N/A
Bra Size: N/A
Cup Size: N/A

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Who is Meeka Claxton?

Meeka Claxton is a reality TV star, an entrepreneur by profession, and an American by nationality. She is known as the CEO as well as a star of the VH1 series Basketball Wives and the founder of Elite Magazine and PYNK Magazine.

Meeka Claxton – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Meeka Claxton’s birth took place on 7 August 1979 in Queens, New Jersey, USA. For education, she attended Hofstra University. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling- an older brother she calls Flyy Ty lol.

young Meeka Claxton with her father and brother (Instagram)

Other information on her family, mother, father, and childhood is yet to be shared. 

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Meeka Claxton is under review. Her ethnicity is African-American.

Also read: Jennifer Williams - Reality TV star of Basketball Wives 

Meeka Claxton – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Meeka Claxton met NBA star Speedy Claxton when both were students at Hofstra University and soon began dating in 1998. She married her boyfriend but did not share their marriage date. 

With her husband, she has welcomed two children- daughters Aniya Claxton (born June 15, 2003) and London Claxton (born October 2008). But their relationship lost its strength and they divorced in July 2014.

Also read: Phaedra Parks - Reality TV star of Real Housewives of Atlanta 

Meeka Claxton with daughters - posted 2016 (Instagram)

Meeka Claxton – Career

In 2010 Meeka Claxton starred in the VH1 series Basketball Wives which follows the daily life of a basketball player's wife, ex-wife, girlfriend, and ex-girlfriend. But she was fired in 2011 which was confirmed by executive producer Shaunie O’Neal.

When producer and co-star Shaunie O'Neal revived the series in 2017, Meeka Claxton did not return to the series. Moreover, she has had an appearance in Love & Hip Hop (2010) and Big Morning Buzz Live (2011).

Aside from the reality show, she has had numerous ventures. Claxton is the founder of Elite Magazine and PYNK Magazine. She has also worked under Claxton, Inc. umbrella, including Claxton Productions and Million Dollar Girlz. The latter is a movement about mentoring young female entrepreneurs.

With Bryant McKinnie, Meeka Claxton hosts the podcast Mac & Meeka Live.


Meeka Claxton’s Basketball Wives co-stars include Suzie Ketcham, Royce Reed, Gloria Govan, Kesha Nichols, etc.

Also read: Kenya Moore - Reality TV star of The Real Housewives of Atlanta 

Meeka Claxton with Basketball Wives cast (Atlanta Black Star)

Meeka Claxton – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated to be over $7 million while her annual salary is yet to be estimated.

Meeka Claxton – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Meeka Claxton is active on Twitter with around 130k followers, and on Instagram with over 28.5k followers. She did have an official webpage –, which is no more in use.

Also read: Royce Reed - Reality TV star of Basketball Wives 

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