Jai Malik Wiggins Jr. is the son of American pop singer Yung Miami and her ex-boyfriend Jai Wiggins, a rap producer who sadly died in 2020 following injuries from a shootout. His parents started dating in 2010 and separated in 2015, two years after his birth.
Coming into the world through two influential celebrities immediately placed Wiggins Jr. in the spotlight. As a result, interest has been drawn toward him. Here’s all we know.
Meet Jai Malik Wiggins Jr. the Only Son of Yung Miami and Jai Wiggins
The first child of Yung Miami and Jai Wiggins is Jai Malik Wiggins Jr. He was born to his parents on June 26, 2013, and is 10 years old at the moment. From the records, Wiggins Jr. was born in the United States and therefore holds an American nationality.
His father Wiggins was a well-known rapper until his unfortunate demise in 2020. On the other hand, Wiggin Jr.’s mother Yung is a famous American pop singer widely known by the stage name City Girls. Some of her popular hits include; Tweak (2018), Ex For A Reason (2021), and Jobs (2020).
Yung Miami and Jai Wiggins’ son also has a younger half-sister named Summer Miami Luellen. She is a product of his mother’s relationship with the producer Joshua Howard Luellen who is best known as Southside. His half-sister was born on October 16, 2019, and she’s 3 years old right now.
His Parents Separated 2 Years after his Birth
As hinted, Jai Malik Wiggins Jr. is the son of Yung and her ex-boyfriend Jai Wiggins. Information on how his parents met and fell in love is elusive to the media. What is known however is that the pair started dating officially in 2010.
Yung and Jai maintained a great relationship until their son was born in 2013 unfortunately, 2 years after his birth, the pair decided to call it quits. According to Yung, she couldn’t put up with how toxic their relationship had turned out. The singer revealed that Jai had been hitting her and she had enough when he literally pulled her from the car and punched her face.
Following this, Wiggins Jr, mother called the police to ensure her safety from him and was later awarded protection in the court order that her baby daddy stay 500 yards away from her.
Jai Malik Wiggins Jr. is a Budding Model
At the moment, Yung’s son’s attention is fixed on making good grades in school nonetheless, he is getting drawn to the fashion industry.
The 10 -year-old made his first fashion show in 2021 as one of the models to walk the runway at the Rookie USA Fashion show. The event which was part of the New York Fashion Week was attended by a lot of celebrities across the world.
Wiggins Jr. was in the company of his mother has supported him all the way and also shared her excitement with her fans. Yung declared that she is so proud of her son.
The Budding Model Lost his Father In 2020
Even though Wiggins Jr.’s parents were apart, they still maintained a cordial friendship for the sake of their son. It was during this time that the senior Wiggins and the Junior created a father-son relationship.
Unfortunately, in 2020 precisely on June 15, Wiggins Jr.’s father was declared dead after suffering several injuries during a shoot-off. It was gathered that Wiggins was trying to defend his sister when it turned bloody.
Several fans expressed how sad the news left them while sympathizing with his family. His ex-girlfriend and baby mama also shared that he didn’t deserve this adding that their son needs him. She went on to say that Wiggins and his son were peanut butter and jelly and later posted an Instagram story comprising of the moments father and son shared.
Wiggins Jr.’s Mother Doesn’t Want him to be Gay
Wiggins Jr. is still quite young and may not have quite understood his sexuality at the moment nonetheless, his mother clearly stated that she doesn’t want him to turn out gay. She explained that if he decides to be gay, she would beat the gay out of him.
Consequently, her statement was perceived to be resentment towards the LGBTQ community and several backlashes followed suit. Even though she later apologized and made clear that she was a fan of the community and was surrounded by a lot of gays, a lot of people still found her statement a hate speech.