Bernice Burgos is a multifaceted personality who has achieved success in various fields. She is a renowned fashion model, social media influencer, entrepreneur, and music video star. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, she started her career as a bartender and waitress before entering the glamorous world of modeling. She has graced the cover pages of many popular magazines and has collaborated with famous artists like Drake, T.I., and Jaheim. She is also the founder and CEO of Bold & Beautiful LLC, a clothing line that offers comfortable and stylish sleepwear for women of all sizes. With over 7.3 million followers on Instagram, she is one of the most influential figures on the internet. In this article, we will explore the life and achievements of Bernice Burgos, the bold and beautiful queen of social media.
Date of birth
April 17, 1980
43 years old
Place of birth
The Bronx, New York City, USA
Two daughters (Ashley Burgos and Sarai Burgos)
One granddaughter (India Ava Burgos)
Model, entrepreneur, and social media personality
Bold & Beautiful, which offers comfortable and stylish pajamas, robes, and slippers
Wild ‘N Out on MTV, where she was a guest star and model
Estimated over $1.5 million
Appearing in music videos of artists such as Rick Ross, Drake, DJ Khaled, J. Cole, etc.
Bold and Beautiful (her own clothing line), Fashion Nova (online fashion retailer)
Social media platforms
Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
Three (True to the Game 2, DJ Khaled Feat. Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future & Rick Ross: Do You Mind, and Rick Ross Feat. Wale & Drake: Diced Pineapples)
Awards and nominations
Being involved in a love triangle with rapper T.I. and his wife Tiny Harris, being accused of having plastic surgery on her body, being arrested for allegedly hitting a girl in a nightclub in 2010
Hobbies and interests
Traveling, shopping, working out, spending time with family and friends
Bernice Burgos Early Life and Career
Bernice Burgos was born on April 17, 1980, in Bronx, New York and grew up in the Tri-state area. She is of Puerto Rican descent and holds an American nationality. She has three siblings: a brother named Luis and two sisters named Rebecca and Damaris. Her parents divorced when she was young, and her mother remarried a man named Peter Baggio.
When she was only 15 years old, she became pregnant with her first daughter, Ashley Marie. Her own grandmother kicked her out of the house, and she went to live with her boyfriend’s mother for a while. Her boyfriend was abusive and unsupportive, forcing her to drop out of school in order to care for her child.
Despite the difficulties and stigma, Bernice did not give up on her dreams. She started working as a bartender to make ends meet. She also dabbled in modeling on the side, and it led to her career as a video vixen. Her personality and great body made her an instant favorite with photographers and magazine editors. At the start of her career, she featured on magazines such as SHOW and XXL. Her first video appearance was in J. Cole’s video for the song Work Out. She also appeared in Rick Ross’ Diced Pineapples video. She also starred in the movie True to the Game 2 in 2020. She also has video Shoots with Black Men Magazine and Hot New HipHop. She featured on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out, as well.
Bernice Burgos has since become one of the most respected figures in the fashion and modeling industries. She has also launched her own clothing line called Bold & Beautiful. She is a self-made woman who has achieved success through hard work and determination.
Is Bernice Burgos married? Affairs and husband?
The curvy model is currently single. She has her share of affairs and disappointment over the years. Long before her heydays, Bernice got pregnant at the age of 15. The name of the person remains unknown to this date, but she shares the blood with the birth of her first daughter Ashley from the relationship. Around 2005 she became a mother for the second time still the lady has been reluctant to give the name.
As she progressed into modeling, she got involved with high profile names. In 2012, she was reported several times together, in particular in Australia with Candian rapper Drake. The rumor of duo dating followed even grabbed headlines in gossip sites. Although the two were seen together until 2015 the relationship was never official.
Then she was associated with music manager, founder, and CEO of Kapital Records and Death Row Records Marion Knight. The relationship did not last long and what came was a controversy in her dating life. In 2016, she was speculated to be dating T.I., an American rapper and actor who is also known as Tip. The rumors were fueled by their frequent appearances together and their social media interactions. Some fans even blamed Burgos for causing T.I.’s divorce from his then-wife Tameka Cottle (Tiny). Burgos denied being a homewrecker and claimed that T.I. and Tiny were already separated when she met him.
Moreover, she has been romantically linked to other celebrities whom she dated. Some of her other rumored ex-boyfriends are Trey Songz, Quavo, Meek Mill, Young M.A, and others. However, none of these relationships have been confirmed by Bernice or the other parties involved. As of now, she is reportedly dating Jaylen Brown, an American professional basketball player.
Her daughters and grandkids
Bernice Burgos became a mother at the age of 15 when she gave birth to her first daughter, Ashley Burgos. Like mother like daughter, Ashley has got right curves at right places and grown up to be a beautiful lady. The identity of Ashley’s father has never been revealed by Bernice or Ashley. Ashley followed her mother’s footsteps and became a model, businesswoman, and social media influencer. She also launched a sleepwear line called Bold & Beautiful with her mother.
Ashley Burgos made Bernice a grandmother at the age of 37 when she welcomed her daughter, India Ava, in March, 2018. The father of India is Sambou Camara, who is Ashley’s boyfriend. Bernice Burgos is very proud of her granddaughter and often shares pictures of her on Instagram.
Bernice Burgos had her second daughter, Sarai Burgos, in 2006. The father of Sarai is also unknown, but some sources claim that he was abusive and that Bernice has the sole custody of Sarai. Sarai is a teenager and a school student who prefers to stay away from the spotlight. She rarely appears on her mother’s social media accounts.
Bernice Burgos Net Worth
In the age where younger models are replacing older ones, Bernice has shown she has still got it all, no way one can tell she is currently 43. As a model and Entrepreneur, Bernice Burgos has achieved a lot. She has many income sources like modeling, covering for magazines, social media and also from music videos.
She launched “Bold and Beautiful” sleepwear clothing line in 2015. Bernice is able to influence her business in a great deal with help from her super famous Instagram handle having over 7.3M followers.
From several modeling, videos gigs and business ventures Bernice net worth currently lies in a million. Although the exact figure has not been released some wiki sites reports her net worth to be over $1.5M.
5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm
60 Kg or 132 pounds
Oval-shaped with high cheekbones and full lips
Long, dark brown, and wavy
Curvy and fit with an hourglass figure
Light brown with a golden undertone
Ears, nose, and belly button
Sexy and trendy, often wearing tight dresses, crop tops, jeans, and bodysuits
Sunglasses, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, and watches