Love and Hip Hop Miami returns to VH1 on 23rd August welcoming some brand new cast members including American rapper, N.O.R.E, whose real name is Victor, along with his wife, Neri Santiago.

The 43-year-old rapper from Queens, New York has previously made a name for himself as one half of the hip hop duo Capone-N-Noreaga with many songs released in the early 2000s.

Now making a name for himself on reality TV, N.O.R.E will be joined by his glamorous wife, but who exactly is she?

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Who is Neri Santiago?

A Gemini, Neri recently celebrated her birthday on June 3rd in the upscale Miami Goodtime Hotel.

A businesswoman with a large social media following, Neri is also a proud and loving wife, often seen with her husband, N.O.R.E. Married on the 4th September 2009, the couple will be celebrating their 11th wedding anniversary next month.

Neri is also a mother, sharing a son with N.O.R.E. Noah, who also appears to be making a name for himself as a model, actor and basketball star is just 11 years old.

The family also have a Yorkshire Terrier called Narcos which is often featured on Neri’s Instagram, including pictures of him as a puppy back in 2017 and dressed up in bow-tie’s.

Neri’s career and business

An entrepreneur, Neri founded Juicy Juice Bar in 2020. Located in Hollywood, Florida, the bar was created during the pandemic and the store has recently opened on the beachfront.

The juice bar which is a recent venture for Neri offers a range of Acai bowls, juices and shots, as well as merchandise in the form of t-shirts which can also be seen modelled by Neri’s son and husband.

Instagram explored

Appearing to live a life of luxury, Neri’s Instagram shows an abundance of travel photos, party shots and also features a number of famous faces.

Having travelled to a number of lavish locations including the Bahamas and Cuba, Neri’s Instagram is full of Paris photos and appears to be her favourite place to visit, captioning one of her posts, “no matter how many times I come to Paris, the Eiffel Tower is something I never get tired of looking at”.

Often pictured dressed up and with a glass of wine in hand, Neri has many friends including the likes of famous rapper, DJ Khaled and one of the highest-selling artists of all time, Drake.

A family woman, Neri is also often seen posting pictures of her mother, son and husband as they appear to maintain a close-knit family unit throughout the years of her Instagram.

Season 4 of Love and Hip Hop Miami will be available to watch from 23rd August with an hour long season premiere. The rest of the season will air every Monday night on VH1 at 9 p.m. ET.



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Cara Houlton

Cara is a journalism student studying at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has a passion for entertainment, news and storytelling, which is where her love for journalism started.

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