Reality TV shows are often marked by its controversial nature and even more its controversial stars. The shows are aimed to show how ordinary people behave in everyday life, or in situations. One of the Reality show personalities who is never weary of showing her face and living her life on screen is Tiffany Pollard also known by her nickname New York.
She came to public notice when she appeared in VH1’s Flavor of Love and I Love New York. She has always spun controversy with her films and reality shows and is now a popular meme seen on multiple social networks which use her expressions to show different emotions.
Who is Tiffany Pollard? Bio
Tiffany Pollard is a reality television star and actress who is known for her hit reality shows, I Love New York and Flavor of Love on VH1 in which she contested. In the first two seasons of the reality series, Flavor of Love (2006-2007), Tiffany maintained the position of the runner-up.
She was born in Utica, New York, USA on January 6, 1982, to her parents Michelle Rothschild-Patterson and Alex Pollard who are unmarried. Tiffany has a brother who is named Derek Pollard. She went to John F. Kennedy Middle School and graduated from Thomas R. Proctor High School.
The TV star has other names by which she is known one of which was given to her by her ex-boyfriend, rapper Flavor Flav. He gave her the sobriquet New York and she is known colloquially as HBIC (Head Bitch in Charge) which is her self- proclaimed name. She mentioned the name in the series, Flavour of Love to taunt her competitors but it has turned out to stick with her even off the show.
New York made her film debut as a client in 2008 in the comedy First Sunday where she acted alongside rapper Ice Cube, Regina Hall, and C.J. Sanders. She has also acted in two theatre plays, The Clean Up Woman in 2009 and The Trial of Chicago 7 in 2010.
Following her successful reality TV appearances, she has been seen on a number of other shows. She participated in the British television series Celebrity Big Brother in 2016 where she scored the fourth position at the end of the show. She has also appeared as a panelist on the 2016 show, Big Brother’s Bit on the Side.
Tiffany was also a cast member in the series The Next:15 and was cast alongside her mother in the first season of the reality show Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn. The reality TV star joined the second season of E! reality show Famously Single following the announcement on November 3, 2016, that she would participate.
Having taken part in a host of successful reality series, Tiffany Pollard decided it was time to launch her own show. Her television series Brunch with Tiffany premiered on VH1 on February 9, 2017. On the show, she shows her hilarious side as she informally interviews a celebrity guest over brunch. The series featured Real Housewives of New York star Sonja Morgan, Tiffany is staging a comeback for the series.
Apart from reality TV series, the TV personality has appeared as a guest on a number of highly viewed shows such as the Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Tyra Banks Show, MTV’s Say What? Karaoke, and The Saturday show.
Tiffany Pollard Net Worth
She has appeared in a host of successful shows so it is expected that she would have a commensurate earning to show for her hard work and diligence which she sure does. The television star and actress has an estimated net worth of $500, 000 according to various online sources.
Is She Married? Her Husband And Kids
The actress’ personal life has not been without controversies and ruffles. During her time on the show, I Love New York, she was engaged to two different men. One of them is the show’s season 1 winner, Patrick “Tango” Hunter who she was engaged to only for a period of six months in 2007. The tie was however called off by the supposed husband-to-be on the reunion show.
Like she has a thing with the show winners, she pitched her love tent again with the season 2 winner George “Tailor Made” Weisgerber. The duo was engaged in 2007 but nuptials never happened. Unlike her first engagement where the man called it off, she took the bulls by the horn this time and on September 8, 2008, she announced that she had officially separated from George.
During the season 1 of the TV show in 2007, Tiffany also had a number of other affairs. She had a fling with these men; Ahmed Givens, Ezra Masters, Kamal Givens apart from her former flame Flavor Flav who she was with from 2005 to 2006.
In spite of the number of dates she has had, none of them ever evolved into a marriage. However, in 2016, it was discovered that she was secretly dating a rapper, Aktion LA Jackson. The discovery was made during her time in the Celebrity Big Brother show where she flirted with another contestant Scotty T. During the show’s tell-all game of truth or dare, she made a statement that implies she’s got a bloke, the rapper, on the outside who she has supposedly been with since 2012.
Aktion further substantiated her claims by sharing a tweet that he doesn’t care about his girlfriend Tiffany’s flirtations on the show, alongside a picture with Tiffany on his twitter, in which he was seen promoting her and asking viewers to vote her.
But that was in 2016. In an interview in 2017, the actress said that although there are a few guys on her radar, there is no one sticking with her at the time. Could that mean that she has separated from the rapper? For someone who has an unpredictable timeline when it comes to romance, that may be possible.
On the question of whether she has kids, Tiffany was close to having one but unfortunately, she miscarried the baby while she was four months pregnant. She described the experience as one of the most painful things to have happened to her.