About Marlo Hampton
Marlo Hampton, whose real name is Latoya Hutchinson, is an American television personality who rose to prominence after joining the cast of the reality show “Real Housewives of Atlanta”. She’s also a businesswoman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, fashion designer and stylist, and web personality. As of 2021, Marlo continues to be one of the most successful businesswomen in the United States, who has her won boutique, fashion and lifestyle brand, and several foundations and empowerment programs.
How did Marlo Hampton earn her net worth?
Joining the cast of the Bravo hit series first as a guest and then transitioning into a supporting star definitely contributed to Marlo Hampton’s wealth and fame. Prior to that, in 2008, while she was still attending the University of South Florida, she opened her first fashion boutique named “Red Carpet Boutique”, situated at the Perimeter Mall in Atlanta. From the boutique and her work as entrepreneurship, she earned more than $50.000.
In the early 2010s, she developed the name Marlo Hampton and began dating NFL player Charles Grant, thanks to which she became popular. She then joined the cast of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” as a guest in season four. From that season alone, she earned more than $5.000. Thanks to her unique personality, fashion looks, and charisma, Marlo was offered more time on the show as a guest for seasons six to nine, before she became a supporting cast in season ten. Since then, she has been receiving well over $30.000 from her appearances in the show.
Why is she so famous?
The businesswoman became famous in 2010 after she was announced as one of the leading cast members of the reality “Real Housewives of Atlanta”. Latoya was born on July 2, 1976, in Clearwater, Florida. Her parents are of African-American descent. She has two older sisters, and one younger brother and sister, all of whom were raised by her mother. At the age of nine, she left her home and entered a foster care system in Florida. She spent most of her childhood, living with various families and group homes.
Latoya graduated from the First Coast High School in 2005 and later enrolled at the University of South Florida. In the late 2000s, she earned a Bachelor of Arts from the university, where she studied interdisciplinary science and social work. Shortly after that, she began working for various fashion brands as a stylist. In 2011, she joined the cast of the fourth season of the Bravo reality show “Real Housewives of Atlanta”, where she would continue to appear in the next few seasons.
What makes her so successful?
The success of this multi-talented television star comes from her busy schedule and many ventures. Appearing on the Bravo hit series helped her land more television opportunities. In addition to that show, she began a guest on the spin-off series “I Dream of Nene”. In 2015, she appeared on episodes of the shows “Exhale” and “The Wedding”. Also that year, she joined YouTube and began uploading videos on the video-sharing platform. Among some of her most well-received and popular videos are the web series “Marlo’s Closet” and “Ask Marlo”, in which she focuses on beauty, fashion, and lifestyle.
Simultaneously with appearing on television programs such as “Watch What Happens Live” and “Games People Play”, this business lady has been constantly working on other projects. In addition to her own boutique, she became the style ambassador for the “Atlanta Fashion Week” and launched a new fashion/lifestyle line titled “Arrie and Emma”, which is inspired by her foster grandmother Arrie and biological mother Emma. As a philanthropist, she has founded several empowerment programs and foundations such as “Glam It Up” and “Simply Giving”.
Marlo Hampton is an established businesswoman in Atlanta that has made a name for herself in the past decade. Shortly after she earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Florida, she became a fashion icon and stylist that opened her own boutique.
She gained national popularity in 2011 with her first appearance on the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reality, where she’s currently a series regular. Apart from that, this television reality star is also a YouTuber, entrepreneur, and philanthropist and recently, thanks to all of her professions, her net worth surpassed $1 million.