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|Evelyn Alexandra Lozada|
|Born||Brooklyn, New York|
|Occupation||Television personality, model, spokesmodel.|
|Known for||Basketball Wives|
|Spouse(s)||Chad Johnson (m. 2012–12)|
Lozada was born in Brooklyn and raised in The Bronx. She moved to Miami in 2007. She is of Puerto Rican ancestry and was raised by her mother. She has a daughter, Shaneice, and is currently expecting her second child. She worked as a secretary to an entertainment attorney, and later became co-owner of Dulce, a shoe boutique located in Coral Gables, Florida.
Lozada stars in Basketball Wives, a reality series that follows the wives, ex-wives, and girlfriends of professional basketball players. On July 4, 2012, she married NFL star Chad Johnson (whose name was Chad Ochocinco at that time) in Saint Martin, whom she had been courting and whose courtship was shown on the show. The couple divorced on September 19, 2012. Another reality television show, Ev and Ocho, had been planned to follow the couple was never aired.
Lozada and her brand strategist, Courtney Parker, wrote the 2012 novel Inner Circle about a woman who marries a football star and then forms a group of other sports wives.
In September 2012, Lozada appeared on the television show Iyanla: Fix My Life where she discussed her personal life and sought emotional healing with Iyanla Vanzant. In December 2012, she posed for PETA's "I'd Rather Go Naked than Wear Fur" campaign.
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