Who is Tyler Lepley having a baby with? The actor has a model girlfriend and they are expecting their first child.
Model Miracle Watts is all set to welcome her first child with boyfriend and actor Tyler Lepley. Watts revealed the news on Instagram and shared a video. The caption reads, “A LOVE STORY.”
The couple recreated a scene from The Notebook where they confessed their love for each other and drove in a convertible. After they parked, Miracle walked out of the car wearing a two-piece yellow crop top and skirt ensemble where she revealed her baby bump.
Who is Miracle Watts?
Miracle Watts is a famous Instagram star, model, social media influencer, and entrepreneur. She gained recognition after Drake mentioned her on the OB O’Brien track, 2 On Thotful.
Born on January 30, 1993, she began her career as an exotic dancer in the Houston club, Dreams. She has been interested in fashion, beauty, and photography since childhood and has previously made a name for herself as a professional twerker. She is active on Instagram with around two million followers and has 150,000 followers on Twitter.
She soon became a social media influencer and Instagram star. When Drake mentioned her on OB O’Brien’s song, 2 On Thotful in 2014, she became a highly sought-after Instagram model and was represented by Facet Studios for a brief period.
Watts then launched a line of faux eyelashes and faux hair. It took her around four months to set up the line of eyelashes and a full year was spent developing the line of hair. She launched The Miracle Lash in January 2015 and gained around one million followers on Instagram. She then launched The Miracle Tresses.
She reportedly dated the founder of Powered By Facet, Hasan Suliman, from 2012 to 2013. She then dated recording artist August Alsina in 2015, although the latter denied being in a relationship, stating that they were just friends. Alsina continued to appear on her social media profiles.
Her name was also linked to rappers Drake and Rich the Kid. A few reports say that she has undergone many plastic surgeries.
Who is Tyler Lepley?
Tyler Lepley (born March 24, 1987) is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of Benjamin “Benny” Young on the Tyler Perry produced prime time soap opera The Haves and the Have Nots; which is the first scripted television series to air on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Lepley was born and raised in Philadelphia by his mother and stepfather, who have been in his life since the age of 6. Lepley is Italian on his mother’s side and Jamaican on his biological father’s side. Lepley revealed that he was teased as a child because he was the only black kid in his school. He graduated from Central Bucks High School West in Doylestown. Lepley did several sports including track, football, basketball, karate—as a young child—and boxing but focused more on football as he got older
Lepley played football in high school under the name Tyler Dennis. In June 2003, he suffered an injury that nearly ended his football career and later underwent surgery. By the summer of 2004, Lepley was back on the field and was selected as the MVP at the sports camp for Villanova University. He attended Kutztown University on a football scholarship. Lepley played football for the university until the fall of 2007. Lepley went on to graduate from Kutztown in 2010 with a degree in criminal justice. Lepley accepted a friend’s offer to relocate to Los Angeles in 2011 and found work as a personal trainer at Iron Fitness Gym in Santa Monica.
About three months after he settled in Los Angeles, Lepley was discovered by a producer at a boxing gym who invited him to audition. From that meeting, he booked a lead role in an independent horror movie, Slumber Party Slaughter. Lepley, reluctantly took his agent’s advice to get serious about acting and enrolled in acting classes and he soon made his acting debut in an episode of The CW‘s 90210.
In 2013, he booked the role of Benny on Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots after a long casting process. Lepley was quite surprised when Perry came to the audition dressed as his famous Madea character because he was shooting a movie at the time. Lepley also appeared in the 2013 comedy Baggage Claim starring Paula Patton.
In early 2016, Lepley booked the lead role of Jaxon in the made-for-television film, produced by Swirl Films Ringside, and directed by Russ Parr. The film premiered in September 2016 TV One. His costars included Everybody Hates Chris actor Tequan Richmond and R&B singer Sevyn Streeter. In 2019, Lepley has cast a series regular in the Starz drama, P-Valley. In 2020, he was cast in the Harlem Tracy Oliver Amazon comedy series.
Miracle Watts and Tyler Lepley’s relationship timeline
Miracle Watts and Tyler Lepley confirmed their relationship towards the end of 2021. They were first spotted together in the summer of 2021 and became a fan favorite couple as they continued to appear together on several occasions.
The pair have got each other’s names inked on the side of their bodies. Tyler tattooed the name Miracle on his rib and this was also confirmed by Watts, who shared a birthday tribute to Lepley in March 2022.