• Percy Romeo Miller is an American rapper, actor, and former basketball player
• He comes from a family of African-American heritage
• He has released four albums and 15 soundtrack credits
• He has had various acting roles, notably 'Honey' (2003) and 'Jumping the Broom' (2011)
• As of September 2022, his net worth is estimated at over $5 million
Who is Romeo Miller?
A former basketball player, rapper and actor, Percy Romeo Miller, also known as Lil’ Romeo or simply Romeo, rose to prominence after releasing his debut single “My Baby” in 2001, while his acting career blossomed in the following years, when he starred in his own, self-titled TV series “Romeo!”, which brought him the Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor, in 2005.
If you want to know more about his life and career, let us tell you the naked truth about this multi-talented artist, who is also a celebrity child.
Early life, family, and education
Romeo was born on 19 August 1989, which makes him aged 33 as of 2022, and his zodiac sign is Leo. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana USA, Romeo holds American nationality, and comes from a family of African-American heritage.
His parents are entrepreneur and rapper Master P, and a former female rapper, Sonya C. His father gained fame in the 1990s with the success of his group TRU, whose member was his wife, Sonya. Master P is perhaps known best for his Platinum single “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!” which was released in 1997. Romeo’s parents divorced in 2014 after nearly 25 years of marriage.
He has six siblings, namely, Mercy, Hercy, Vercy, Inty, Itali and Tytyana, who died on 29 May 2022, aged 25. From his father’s previous relationships, he has a half-sister Cymphonique, who is also an actress, and a half-brother Veno, also an actor.
Speaking of Romeo’s educational background, he attended Winward High School, where he began playing basketball. He transferred to Beverly Hills High School, California, where he continued playing basketball, and upon matriculating in 2007, he enrolled at the University of Southern California, after accepting a scholarship to play for the college’s team USC Trojans, although for only for two seasons.
Romeo launched his career as a rapper signing for his father’s record label, No Limit Records, and released his first single, which peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2001.
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In the same year, Romeo released his debut album, “Lil’ Romeo”, which was certified gold, followed by his second album “Game Time” in 2002. Two years later, he released his third album “Romeoland”, which was the least popular. His first digital album, “Lottery” was released in 2006, and has sold 300,000 copies to date.
In 2008, Romeo announced work on his fourth album, entitled “Gumbo Station”, however, after releasing his first single from this album, “Get Low Wit It”, which failed to gain success, in the following year he released the compilation album “Get Low”, which also failed to peak on Billboard charts.
Later, Romeo formed groups, and had various collaborations, however, his fourth album still hasn’t seen the light of day.
Romeo has 15 soundtrack credits, and also worth mentioning is his work for the movie “Scooby-Doo”.
Romeo made his acting debut in the series “Romeo!” (2003-2006), a family comedy about a boy who knows what it means to be a friend, even if it also means that he must break the law. The series had 12 award nominations, and among others and the mentioned the Kid’s Choice Award, Romeo was also nominated for the Image Award National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program – Series or Special.
Romeo was seen as Benny in the 2003 movie “Honey”, also starring Jessica Alba and Mekhi Phifer, which brought him nominations for the Black Reel Awards for Film: Best Breakthrough Performance, and for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Breakout Movie Star – Male.
His second significant role came in the 2011 movie “Jumping the Broom”, followed by his role as Damon in “Could This Be Love” in 2014, also starring Drew Sidora and Quenn D’Viel. The list of his roles is too long to list each one individually, thus we will mention some of his most significant, such as his portrayal of Johnny in the 2019 movie “I Got the Hook Up 2”, which won the Urban Film Festival Jury Award for Best Feature Film.
Romeo is busy filming three upcoming projects – “The Curse of the Clown Motel”, “A Miracle Before Christmas”, and “King of the South”, while it’s announced that he’ll be starring in “One Heart”, a sports drama based on a true story, written and directed by Mark Robert Ellis.
Love life, relationships, and girlfriend
Romeo has an interesting love life, in relationships with several celebrities. One of his first love stories began back in 2007 with Khloe Kardashian, as the two dated for a year. Then Romeo was in a relationship with Kaitlin Najjar, the owner of the fashion institute “A Lady Without The Tramp”, but the two broke up in 2010.
In the following year, Romeo was seen with ballet dancer Chelsie Hightower, and then in 2012, he was seen with actress and supermodel Angela Simmons. In 2013, Romeo dated Briona Mae, and then from 2014 until 2016, he was in a relationship with Toneata Morgan, also an actress.
In the following years, he at least dated Paige Hurd (2015), Serayah (2016), and Normani (2019).
In 2020, Romeo publicized his relationship with Drew Sangster, a Native-American model and internet personality. The two spent Thanksgiving 2020 together, and after that, he posted a photo featuring the two of them on his Instagram, which has gained over 235,000 likes.
Drew is quite secretive when it comes to her personal life, thus little is known about her, as even her Instagram account is private, but it’s known that she’s the co-founder of the company called DrewyCo.
On 14 February 2022, Romeo announced that Drew had given birth to their daughter, who he presented as ‘Baby R’. He posted the photo of their baby with the description saying that Baby R is his little twin.
As of September 2022, Romeo and Drew are still in a relationship, and raising their daughter together.
If you wondered about the wealth this young man’s accumulated thanks to his talent for music and acting, let us tell you that, according to sources, as of September 2022, his net worth has been estimated at over $5 million.