Suzie Ketcham - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 20, 2022

Suzie Ketcham
Profession: Reality TV star
Best Known For: Basketball Wives (Reality TV show)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : February 20, 1978 (age 45)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Suzie Ketcham
Birth Place: Summit, New Jersey, USA
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 4

two older brothers
a younger brother
a younger sister

University: Pepperdine University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Chinese, Portuguese, Caucasian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: 2

Body Measurements

Height: 1.67 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
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 Suzie Ketcham?

Suzie Ketcham is a reality Tv star by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for starring in the VH1 series Basketball Wives and as the ex-girlfriend of NBA center Michael Olowokandi.

Suzie Ketcham (Image: OtakuKart)

Suzie Ketcham – Bio, Age, Family, Education

Suzie Ketcham’s birth took place on 20 February 1978 in Summit, New Jersey, USA. She was born to an American father and a Chinese-Portuguese mother. After the family moved back to the USA when she was four years old, her parents divorced. She has four siblings- two older brothers, one younger brother, and one younger sister.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, she attended Pepperdine University. Her ethnicity includes Chinese, Portuguese, and Caucasian.

Suzie Ketcham – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Suzie Ketcham got into a relationship with NBA star Michael Olowokandi at the age of 19. She and her boyfriend dated for ten years but never actually married, hence never divorced. They separated in 2009.

She was in her senior year at the college when she got pregnant with the couple’s first child. The couple has two children together, and both the identity of their children are kept under wraps. 

In a 2010 interview with Essence, she said, “I met my ex when I was pretty young and he was always very much about me and our home and our privacy. I think when you’re so young you don’t really know yourself yet so what you think that what’s his is also yours. And for a while, you’ll do anything to protect that until it gets to a point where you’re like, ‘Wow, wait a minute, why am I living my life this way?’”

Also read: Gloria Govan - Actress, Reality TV star of Basketball Wives, Basketball Wives: LA 

Suzie Ketcham (Starcasm)

Since 2013 Ketcham has stayed off the spotlight, raising their two children and making her entire life private. It is known if she found new love, married and took a husband, or is a single mother.

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Suzie Ketcham – Career

Ketcham rose to fame after getting into a relationship with NBA star Michael Olowokandi at the age of 19. In 2010 she was cast in the VH1 reality TV series Basketball Wives, which follows the wives, ex-wives, and girlfriends of professional basketball players.

She also had an appearance in Big Morning Buzz Live (2011). After Basketball Wives ended in 2013 Suzie Ketcham transitioned into real estate as a career. For her work, she lived in Hong Kong, L.A., before settling down in Miami.

When Basketball Wives was revived in 2017, executive producer Shaunie O'Neal did try to get her back on the show but Suzie Ketcham did not accept the offer.

Also read: Meeka Claxton - Entrepreneur, Reality TV star of Basketball Wives

Suzie Ketcham with Basketball Wives cast (Starcasm)


Her Basketball Wives co-stars include Jennifer Williams, Jackie Christie, Evelyn Lozada, and Tami Roman.

Suzie Ketcham – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated to be over $2 million while there have been no estimates on her salary.

Suzie Ketcham – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Suzie Ketcham is absent from Facebook and Instagram. She does seem to have a Twitter account with over 227k followers but has not been updated since 2017.

Also read: Evelyn Lozada - ModelReality TV star of Basketball Wives, Livin' Lozada 

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