- Indiana Rose Epps is the 3 year-old daughter of an American celebrity couple, Mike Epps and Kyra Robinson Epps
- She has a brother and 4 half-siblings from her father’s previous relationships and her mother
- She was named after the native home of her father, “Indiana” and became the centre of cyber dragging
Indiana Rose Epps, 3 has been made transparent to fame since her birth on March 12, 2020. The reason is not farfetched from the fact that she was born to Mike Epps and Kyra Robinson – an African-American couple with names in the entertainment and TV scene of America.
She was born at the time her father, Mike, was 49 years old. He stands tall as an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and rapper. Her mother on the other hand was 35 when she had her. She is a TV producer.
She was Born at the Time that COVID-19 Took Charge of a Large Part of the United States
It was around January that the COVID-19 pandemic had its way to the United States. This was barely 2 months before the birth of Indiana Rose Epps on March 20 2020.
Her birth led to the surfacing of many images of her as a baby on the Instagram pages of her parent.
She continues to be a child celebrity with several appearances in social media.
Other Interesting Fact About Indiana Rose Epps
She Was Named After the Town that Birthed Her Father
After her birth, the curly-haired daughter of Kyra and Mike was named Indiana, after the town that birthed Mike.
He was born Michael Elliot Epps on November 18, 1970, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Mary Reed and Tommie Epps.
Although he would leave the town, it remains an important part of his life. In 2012, he served as the Super Bowl Ambassador in Indianapolis.
Her Father was Married for 10 Years but it Ended in a Messy Way
About 14 years before her birth, her father married Michelle McCain in 2006. The marriage lasted 11 years until it landed in divorce in 2017.
The divorce was messy. First, Michelle had accused Indiana’s father of cheating with Kyra. The divorce drew attention, especially because several other accusations came up and were made public.
Michelle had accused Rose’s father of sabotaging her into accepting a bad divorce settlement.
She later also accused him of stopping to support her. The ex-wife of Epps thought that she deserved $118,468 a month in a temporary settlement, the Uncle Buck actor thought to give her $26,503 instead.
Apart from these, it was reported that she would have several cars, and the older Epps would pay tuition in private schools, Again, Michelle was said to have ended with royalties from some of Mike’s films such as Hangover, Hancock, and Girls Trip.
She Has 5 Siblings and Her Father Had an Estranged Relationship with Her Eldest Sibling
Indiana Epps is the first daughter of her mother but the 5th of her father. After her birth, her parents birthed her only brother in 2022.
Prior to the time that she was born, Mike Epps already had 4 other children – Bria Epps, Maddison “Maddie” Epps, Makayla Epps, and Moriah Epps. After her birth, she became an older sister to a brother.
Mariah and Maddie were born by Mike’s first wife Michelle while Bria and Makayla were born from other affairs.
Her father’s relationship with the other children may have been sailing the right boat as far as the media is aware of. But with Indiana’s half-sibling and the oldest child of Mike, Bria, the story may be slightly different.
Bria had serious issues that reached the public at a time. Their differences pushed Bria to call the police on her father for threatening to shut her up. She further released an audio of the conversation between their father and her.
In the recorded audio, the Survivor’s Remorse actor was heard cursing his eldest daughter and calling her disrespectful. In turn, she threatened to drag him to the public which he dared her, and cursed afterward.
The reaction was prompted after Bria called her stand-up comedian father to confront him on why he sent a shoutout to his other children on TV but not her. Prior to that, she was said to have asked him for tuition for college but rather than give it to her, it has been reported that he suggested that he was going to send it directly to the institution.
After all of these, her sister and father’s relationship may have been better over time. This is evident in Bria’s Instagram where she professed love for her father and Rose’s mother, Kyra.
The Father of The 3-Year-Old Has Been in a Number of Controversies Related to Violence and Mockery
Mike Epps who had Indiana Rose Epps at 49 may have received positive reviews in his comedy, yet he has equally received a number of backlash for supposedly mocking children living with disabilities.
In a different scenario, the actor was said to have assaulted another comedian LaVar Walker in 2014.
The action was carried out by her 52 years old father and 2 of his bodyguards after Walker reportedly made a parody video of Epps and Kevin Hart. The older Epps would later be arrested in connection.
She Became a Subject of Cyber Dragging
In July 2021, The Honeymooners actor posted a photo with Indiana with the caption “Her hair”. While some followers thought she was beautiful and praised her other features, others thought her hair and face were photoshopped.
Some people went as far as claiming that her previous pictures appeared with curly and shorter hair as compared to the picture that depicted long and straight hair. There were also comments that suggested that it was not exactly a photoshop but that the little girl may be wearing a wig.
Indiana Rose Epps is an Aunt to a Child-comedian
Her half-sister Bria is the mother of Skylar. This would also make her an aunt to the girl that is older than her.
The granddaughter of Epps has a great sense of humor and made her stage debut in comedy in 2020 in Atlanta alongside Mike.
The Parents of Indiana Rose Epps Have Sailing Careers that Landed Them More Than $5 Million Net Worth
Individually, Rose’s parents make a good income from their careers in the entertainment industry. While Mike’s net worth id estimated at $5 million. Her mother Kyra on the other hand has an estimated net worth of $1 million to $1.5 million.
Mike made his fortune from acting, music, production, and stand up comedy. He is most famous for his roles in Strays (1997), 3 Strikes (2000), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), Talk to Me (2007), The Grand (2008), Open Season 2 (2008), Nina (2016), and You People (2022).
His comedy specials include Mike Epps: Don’t Take It Personal (2015), and Mike Epps: Only One Mike (2019).
Her mother makes her fortune mostly from TV production. She is an exucitive with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. She also produced Iyanla: Fix My Life.