Mica Hughes was born in New York City, New York. She is an African-American entrepreneur, actress, former news reporter and model, and reality television personality. She is probably best known as a cast member of the Bravo reality television series “Blood, Sweat & Heels”.
So just how rich is Mica Hughes at present? According to sources, Hughes has earned a net worth over $1.5 million, as of mid 2016. She has established her wealth during her career as a model, actress and reality television star, as well as through her businesses endeavors.
Mica Hughes Net Worth $1.5 Million
Hughes was raised by her mother. She attended University of Maryland College Park, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. She then worked as a news reporter for one of Maryland’s local channels until she was discovered by a modeling agency, and launched her modeling career, doing modeling on the Miami beaches for a year until she moved to New York. Working as a top model for Wilhelmina Models and Ford Models, Hughes traveled across the country and around Europe as well, doing shows and print campaigns for top brands such as Chanel, Donna Karan, Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Yves Saint Laurent and Oscar de la Renta. Her long career of modeling in high fashion has made her famous and greatly contributed to her net worth.
At the same time that Hughes was developing her modeling career, she also found her voice in acting. She appeared in the Spike Lee film “Girl 6” along with Naomi Campbell in 1996. She also made cameo appearances in television series such as “New York Undercover” and “Central Park West”.
After she retired from her modeling career, Hughes decided to use the experience she gained to start her own business, a company called “Models in Motion” which is based on scouting and modeling seminars. She later founded a modeling agency called Mica Models located in New York, and a fashion show called “Mica Pop Runway”.
Hughes then pursued a career as an esthetician with a certification in Oncology Esthetics, Microcurrent, Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peels. She opened her own spa called Mica2MSpa in New York, a skin care business which offers various anti-aging treatments. Through her devotion to the business, Hughes has developed a loyal client base of models, celebrities, and entrepreneurs. This brought her additional fame as she has often been featured on CBS Channel 2 News, promoting her anti-age treatments and educating the public about the importance of healthy skin, and its affects on one’s confidence and appearance.
In 2014 Hughes was cast as a member of Bravo TV’s hit reality series “Blood, Sweat & Heels”. The show portrayed the lives of a group of career orientated women of elite circles in New York, focusing on their pursuit of personal and professional goals. It ran for two seasons and was the highest rated premier show in Bravo’s history, which has made her a widely recognized celebrity, and significantly improved her wealth.
When it comes to her personal life, Hughes recently ended a relationship with businessman Tery Lyon. Sources believe she is single at present. She has been volunteering at Project Sunshine, a nonprofit organization aimed at providing free educational, recreational, and social programs to children and families who face medical challenges.
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