Biography - Meeka Claxton

Last Modified: 9th Sep, 2023
Meeka Claxton
Best Known For
Basketball Wives (Reality TV show)
Net Worth
$7.00M Under Review
$ Under Review
Social Media Presence
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August 7, 1979 (age 44)
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1 (Older brother)
Speedy Claxton
to July 2014
Aniya Claxton
Aniya Claxton
London Claxton
London Claxton
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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.

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

Young Meeka Claxton with her father and brother (Source: Instagram)

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 (Source: Instagram)

Meeka Claxton – Career

Early Days

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.

TV show

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 (Source: 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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