Malaysia Pargo is a self-made American Reality Television Queen, a business entrepreneur, and Celebrity ex-wife of famous basketball player Jannero Pargo. She caught into the media headline after appearing in the trendy TV show Basketball Wives Los Angeles.

The main reason behind her popularity is Malaysia’s ex-husband Jannero has a significant role in it. He was a former NBA player and is currently a talented coach for the Trail Blazers of the NBA. The marital relationship between the two lasted for nearly ten years but has revealed many secrets behind their marriage and divorce. So let’s shed some light on the secrets hidden in Malaysia Pargo Biography.

Quick Facts
NameMalaysia Pargo
Birth12th of August 1980
Age41 Years
Ex-HusbandJannero Pargo
Net Worth$3.5 Million
Number of Kids3
ProfessionBusinesswoman, Actress
Height6 feet 1 inch

Early Age

Malaysia Pargo came to this world on the 12th of August 1980 and is currently 41 years old as of 2021. He was delivered to an American family with a father, a mother, and a younger brother Dontae. However, her brother was shot to death by police on New Year’s Eve in 2013. He was just 20 years old when he died.

Additionally, Malaysia also has a cousin who played Basketball, Byron Scott. She is an American citizen and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Apart from this, no further details about her childhood journey, including his dad’s name, mother’s name, or educational background.


In their professional Journey of Life, Malaysia established herself as a reality TV star. However, her popularity rose significantly when she tied her romantic links with her ex-husband Jannero Pargo. He is a famous NBA player and currently works as a full-time coach at NBA for Portland Trail Blazers.

Being a celebrity ex-wife, Malaysia received a lot of offers in shows and modeling. However, she made her appearance on the show Basketball Wives LA, making her one of the most demanded personality faces of the year. In addition, Pargo also appeared in the Music video for Mase’s Song ‘Nothing.’

Apart from her contribution to Basketball Wives LA, she was cast on several other shows like Datzhott, Home and Family, Hip Hop Squares, The Arsenio Hall Show, Big Morning Buzz Live, and many more. She also works as an entrepreneur and owns ‘Three Beats Jewelry’ and ‘3BeatsL’.

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Personal Life

Malaysia Pargo married her ex-husband Jannero Pargo in 2006 and officially split in 2016. As per some media reports, the two met when Malaysia was 21 at a mutual friend’s party in Los Angeles, California.

The initial eye-to-eye contact turns them into dating partners soon after some time of their first meeting. There is no exact information about their marriage date and location, but they exchanged their wedding vows in 2006.


After the marriage, the pair spent a blissful life together, welcomed their first child in 2007, and named him Jannero Pargo Jr. Then, after four years, Malaysia gave birth to twin kids in 2011 and called them Jayden and Jayla.

The family of five members lived peacefully and happily in Riverwoods, Illinois, until misunderstandings and bitterness in their relationship began to be born.

Reason of Divorce

Although the exact reason is still to be revealed, their relationship was considered one of the most vital. However, it has only known that the couple filed a divorce appeal in 2014 and stayed separated for 17 months. After that, the court finally accepted Jannero and Malaysia’s divorce, and they officially divorced in June 2016.

Furthermore, Malaysia receives half of the pension of her ex-husband Jannero. She also became an equal partner of the company 3BeatsL LLC’ and received $441K from him. After that, Jannero also gave her a 2015 Mercedes Benz G550 and access to three checking accounts. Additionally, Jannero also agreed to pay child support of about $14,580 for his three kids, along with $800 for child care.

Social Media

Malaysia Pargo looks pretty active on her Instagram. She has more than 2.7 million followers with the name ‘@malaysiainthecity.’ She is also active on Twitter @MalaysiaPargo’ with over 397K followers and on Facebook’ @RealMalaysiaPargo’ has more than 50.1K followers.

Net Worth

Malaysia Pargo has a total Net worth of more than $3.5 Million as of 2021. She has accumulated this sum from her business and appearances in different TV shows. Also, she received a hefty amount from her ex-husband for a divorce settlement which automatically added to her yearly income.

Physical Appearance

Malaysia Pargo is 6 feet 1 inch tall, and her body weight is about 66 Kilograms. Being a famous personality in both the natural and reel worlds, she has maintained her body well. Her body measurements are 36-26-38 inches, including her Chest-waist and hip. Apart from this, she has a pair of dark brown colored eyes and dark brown hair.

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