Who is Martell Holt? 'RHOA' star Sheree Whitfield's new beau has children from ex-wife and mistress
Sheree Whitfield has a new man in her life, and the fortunate man is 'Love & Marriage: Huntsville' actor Martell Holt. 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' actress, 52, has been seeing the 40-year-old celebrity for about two months, according to TMZ.
From 2000 to 2007, she was married to former NFL player Bob Whitfield, with whom she had 2 kids, Kaleigh and Kairo. She was recently in a relationship with Tyrone Gilliams, but they split up early this year. The entrepreneur revealed her relationship with Martell Holt in a video obtained by TMZ. She also described how the two of them met in the first place.
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"We actually met through a mutual friend. He's met my friends, he met several people of my family," added the fashion designer. Shereé answered the question of how substantial their relationship was at the time by saying, "we've just been hanging out. I'm enjoying life right now." Another video received by the website showed the couple snapping lovely photos in the blazing heat. Tyrone, who starred in 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta,' was Shereé's most recent romance.
In 2011, the former basketball star was caught and sentenced to ten years in jail for participating in a Ponzi scam, commonly known as investment fraud. He was freed from prison early during the pandemic on the condition that he adhere to rigorous house arrest. Tyrone stood up Shereé on a recent episode of the newest season of 'Real Housewives,' creating a barrier between them ever since. Nevertheless, he said that owing to his house arrest, he was unable to film the incident.
The She By Shereé fashion label designer previously was in a relationship with football star Bob Whitfield, with whom she married in 2000 after having two children. The couple split after seven years of marriage. Tierra, another daughter from a previous relationship, was born to the reality star.
Shereé and Martell have kept their new and emerging relationship under wraps, but they look to be enjoying their time together.
Who is Martell Holt?
Martell Holt, 40, was born on January 4, 1982. He began as a custom home builder, but rose to prominence as a television celebrity after appearing in the OWN reality series 'Love & Marriage: Huntsville.' He gained fame as an influencer, author, and actor. Holt was born in Huntsville, Alabama, and graduated from Alabama A&M University with a degree in Education. He went on to work in real estate. His net worth is reported to be approximately $20 million, the majority of which has come through his appearances on reality shows and through Holt & Holt Entrepreneurship LLC.
Melody Shari, a producer on Love & Marriage: Huntsville, was Martell's wife. Although they appeared to be happy at first, they divorced after a multi-year romance. Martell and Melody Holt separated owing to his continuing adultery with Arionne Curry, his longtime mistress. Curry even had a kid with Martell a year after the birth of Martell and Melody's youngest child. The story aired on the OWN reality show 'Love & Marriage: Huntsville' for three seasons. Curry only has one regret, despite being in a nearly decade-long romance with Martell while married and living with Melody.
Curry claims she met Martell seven years ago via his cousin. They exchanged phone numbers and struck up a friendship. Curry told Tasha K in an exclusive sit-down interview that she found out Martell was married about a year into their relationship. Curry claims she and Martell were not yet intimate at the time. Curry now regrets not stepping away sooner. She blames her intention to stay on being young. She was 24 when she met Martell, and he was 33 at the time. Curry has never made an appearance on the show. One phone call between her and Martell was taped and aired on the show, during which Martell sought a DNA test for their child. Apart from that, Melody and the show's producers have stated that Curry would not appear.
Martell wishes he had handled things differently now that he and Melody are separated. Melody claimed Martell wanted to maintain ties with both women. Martell concurred. He informed Season 3 reunion host Carlos King that he tried all he could to avoid seeing Curry, even spending months without seeing or speaking to her. He always seemed to find his way back to her. Curry told Tasha K that she was the one who cut off touch with Martell during their days apart. Martell, as per Curry, constantly found a way to contact her. Melody confirmed this at the reunion, saying she found Martell had two mobile phones, so he could communicate with Curry.