Who is Chrissy Lampkin?
Chrissy was born in New York City, USA on 27 April 1971 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds American nationality. She’s a reality TV star, actress and former model, who’s probably known best for having appeared in the first, second and 10th seasons of the reality show “Love and Hip Hop: New York”, in 2011, 2012 and 2021. The show today stars Yandy Smith-Harris, Rich Dollaz and Remy Ma, and follows several women who are trying to succeed in New York City; it was nominated for a 2018 MTV Movie + TV Award for Best Reality Series/Franchise.
Early life and education
Chrissy was raised in Harlem, New York City alongside her sister, by their parents about whom nothing’s known, because she respects their privacy; it’s said that her father was a businessman, and her mother a housewife.
Chrissy grew up dreaming of becoming a popular model, and she and her peers often bought girly magazines to admire the models featured in them. She was physically quite active while attending both elementary and later high school, as she played a couple of sports including soccer and tennis, while she was also into acting with the school’s drama club, and practiced dancing.
Chrissy matriculated in 1989, and because she hasn’t spoken of her further education, most of her fans believe that she hasn’t attended college.
Not a lot is known about Chrissy’s career prior to her becoming a reality TV star, but it’s known that she signed her first modelling contract when she was 17, thus still attending high school, and that she then went on to model for the following decade.
Her only acting credit remains her starring role in the 2015 music video “Jim Jones: We Fly High”, while she has just recently finished shooting for the upcoming family movie “A Second Chance”, directed by Jamal Hall, and in which she’ll be starring alongside Taral Hicks and Isa Wnek. It follows Adam who has to protect a bullied boy, so that he’s allowed to go Heaven.
Appearances in talk-shows
Chrissy has appeared in various talk-shows and reality shows.
In 2012, she appeared in the episode “Dirty Little Secrets” of the reality show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”, and the same year saw her appear in the episode “Chrissy Lampkin/Jim Jones/Robert Buckley/Brooklyn Brothers” of the talk-show “Big Morning Buzz Live”.
Chrissy could’ve been seen featured in three episodes of the talk-show “Bethenny” in 2013, and in 2012 and 2013, she starred in 16 episodes of the reality show “Chrissy & Mr. Jones”, which was a spin-off from “Love & Hip Hop: New York”; it also starred Jim Jones and Nancy Jones, and follows Jim and Chrissy now that they are thinking about marrying.
Chrissy appeared in all the six episodes of the 2016 reality show “Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never”, and in eight episodes of the 2017 reality show “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars”.
Chrissy’s an Instagram star, and is today followed by close to two million people, while she’s uploaded nearly 1,000 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during her everyday life, and thus reveal a lot about her. Chrissy has revealed that she’s a fashionista, as she’s trying to keep up with all of the latest fashion trends by reading fashion magazines, and she’s also a shopaholic, as she searches for clothes multiple times every week.
Some of her Instagram pictures feature her two pet dogs Grayson and Mega, thus revealing that she’s an animal-lover.
Chrissy launched her Twitter account in March 2011, and it’s today followed by close to 250,000 people, while she’s tweeted nearly 700 times; Chrissy mostly writes to share her opinion about various matters with her fans.
She also has a Facebook page which is followed by more than 60,000 people, but Chrissy’s most recent update was on 24 January 2012.
She doesn’t have her own TikTok account, but many videos featuring her have been uploaded onto the network by other users, and these have been viewed nearly two million times.
Love life and relationships
Chrissy and her boyfriend Jim Jones have been together for around 17 years now, and have starred together in a couple of reality shows – the main focus was on them wanting and not wanting to marry.
Her boyfriend is Joseph Guillermo ‘Jim’ Jones II, a member of the hip hop group the Diplomats, who launched his rapping career in 2004 with the release of his debut album “On My Way to Church”. He gained recognition when his fourth album “Pray IV Reign” was released on 24 March 2009, while his most recent, sixth album “El Capo”, was released in May 2019.
Chrissy’s fans have urged her and Jim to exchange vows, joking about them being together for a century, however, it seems that they have agreed not to marry.
As of March 2022, Chrissy’s in a long-term relationship with Jim Jones, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Chrissy loves to travel, and has been all around the US in the past two decades, mostly to keep her boyfriend company while he’s touring. She’s also vacationed in a couple of European countries, with her favorites being Spain, England and France.
Chrissy is physically somewhat active, and has two to three training sessions at the gym each week.
Her favorite season is summer, mostly because she likes to sun tan at the beach, and go yachting.
Chrissy’s a philanthropist, and has apparently donated money to a couple of charity organizations, mostly to those which work with underprivileged children.
She enjoys watching movies late at night – her favorite actor and actress are Will Smith and Emma Watson, while a couple of her favorite films include “Bad Boys”, “Seven Pounds” and “Independence Day”.
Age, height and net worth
Chrissy’s age is 50. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 175lbs (80kgs).
As of March 2022, Chrissy’s net worth has been estimated at more than $300,000.