Evelyn Lozada is an American WAG and TV personality known for her appearance on the VH1 reality series “Basketball Wives.” She is currently a fitness spokesmodel.
Born in Brooklyn, Evelyn Lozada was raised by her mother in the Bronx. Evenly later worked as an assistant to an entertainment attorney and eventually met basketball star Antoine Walker.
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In 2007, Evelyn Lozada moved to Miami and co-owned an upscale shoe boutique. Although her relationship with Antoine fizzled, she later found love, at least briefly, with Chad Johnson. She suffered abuse from her ex-husband, NFL player Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson. “I knew the world was going to laugh at me and be mean and blame me for everything. But I had no choice. I had to go to the hospital.”
As for her relationship with Chad Johnson, she said, “I don’t want to talk about my relationship anymore. We’re both trying to move on, my family and myself, and I’m sure his family and himself.”
As for her behavior while on the show “Basketball Wives,” Evelyn Lozada admitted, “I’m not going to blame VH1, whatever I put out there, I put out there.” As for her experience on the show, she said, “Reality TV, although there’s a lot of negativity, it’s been more positive for me. I was able to do a lot of things because of the show…I was able to put my daughter through college because of it.”
She did five seasons of the show. “I’m open to doing a spinoff, but just not with the cast of women…I’m in a different space. I have so much other things going on.”
In 2012, she co-wrote the novel Inner Circle about a woman who marries a football start.
She has a daughter and is expecting her second child. Evelyn Lozada is currenly engaged to MLB outfielder Carl Crawford.
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