Mimi Faust learned long ago that life does not come equipped with documents. From a young age, she learned to work for everything she felt she deserved. The Virginia-born star became a successful businesswoman, reality TV star and all-out viral sensation. She also dated popular faces of her day to keep her fame growing and her fans to remain fervent.
The businesswoman is part of the cast of VH1 Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. Her longest documented relationship was with American musician, producer, and songwriter Stevie J.
Mimi Faust, Biography, Age
Mimi was born Oluremi Fela James in Newport News, Virginia. She was born on March 3, but it is unknown if her year is 1972 or 1976. She spent her childhood in an Atlanta neighborhood steeped in African culture. Growing up, her mother was a strong believer in the teachings and principles of the Church of Scientology. When Mimi Faust was 8 years old, her mother took her away from her normal childhood and committed her to the Scientology mission. However, her mother’s contract and her devotion to the mission of the Church began to interfere with her parental obligations. Mimi’s mother eventually abandoned her in favor of the church. When she was 13, the church kicked her out accusing her of being a freelancer and a dead weight.
Mimi had to quickly learn to depend on herself and pull herself through life. With the help of longtime friends, she was able to complete her studies even better than her peers. She soon discovered that she did not share the same father as her siblings. Mimi went looking for her and she succeeded. His father, Lawrence Faust, was a high-end artist from New York. She found him when she was 16 and took his last name after forming a relationship with him. Thanks to him, she discovered that she had a multitude of other siblings through her father. Lawrence died in 2014, but not before Mimi discovered she inherited his artistic and creative genes.
Faust has made a lot of friends in high places due to some roles she played in her past. Faust’s first music video appearance was in 2003, when she featured in the music video for Frontin, a song by Pharrell Williams. The video also featured legendary host Jay-Z.
Mimi then put her business savvy to work when she started Keep It Clean Inc., an indoor cleaning business targeting upscale homes and celebrity homes in Atlanta, Georgia. Dissatisfied with her growing success, Mimi added interior design services to the business. Later, in partnership with other companies, she launched Mimi Interiors, a line of decorative homes.
The businesswoman became a part of VH1’s hit reality show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta in 2012. On the show, she appeared with music stars like K. Michelle, Joseline Hernandez and Rasheeda.
Mimi Faust was also in the game with her for a long time, her boyfriend, producer Stevie J, who is also the father of her daughter, Eva Giselle Jordan, born in 2009. She finally left Stevie in 2010, ending a relationship. which started in 2007.
Mimi has often recounted her ordeal with the Church of Scientology. She was on actress Leah Remini’s show Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath in 2017, she explained how her mother abandoned her because she didn’t want to commit to a contract with the church.
Mimi Faust Sex Tape
Mimi Faust succeeded, but it was not without controversy. After her split from Stevie J, Mimi moved on to Nikko London, who, like her ex, is also a producer, singer, and member of the Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta cast. In 2014, a sex tape titled Scandal in Atlanta was released by adult entertainment company VividEntertainment, thanks to an anonymous submission. The tape was a recording of Mimi and Nikko getting off. The tape became so popular that it was nominated for an AVN Award in the ‘Best Celebrity Sex Tape’ category in 2015.
It turned out that the recording had been staged, according to Mimi Faust’s admission. In fact, the businesswoman was reported to have pulled north of $30,000 from tape sales.
Tamera Young, girlfriend of Mimi Faust
Since coming out of unsuccessful relationships with men, the mother of one has penetrated deep within herself and found her intimate lesbian.
Since 2016, Faust has had a relationship with Tamera Young. Young is a WNBA Aces player in Las Vegas. She attended James Madison University where she played college basketball and won numerous accolades, including CAA Player of the Year in 2008.
It started as a rumor, but Mimi and Young have since confirmed their status as a couple. However, Mimi refused to air her relationship with Tamera on the Love & Hip Hop show. She says she learned from her past relationships that love doesn’t sit well in the spotlight.