Wiki Biography of Demetria Lucas
Demetria Lucas D’Oyley was born in Brooklyn, New York City, on July 9, 1980. She is a journalist, blogger, author, life coach, public speaker, and reality television personality most known for her role on Bravo’s “Blood, Sweat, and Heels” reality show.
So, how wealthy is Demetria Lucas right now? Lucas, according to sources, has a net worth of over $500,000 as of mid-2016. She has amassed her money primarily as a result of her successful blog, which has led to her landing multiple employment with prominent corporations. Her books, life-coaching business, and presence on the “Blood, Sweat, and Heels” show have all contributed to her wealth.
Demetria Lucas has a net worth of $500,000 dollars.
Lucas earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Maryland, College Park. She went on to earn a master’s degree in journalism from New York University. She couldn’t find a respectable job at first, so she returned to Washington, D.C. and started working as a freelance journalist. She worked as a stringer for People Magazine in Washington, DC, after editing romance books for BET’s Arabesque line and afterwards at Harlequin.
Lucas started her blog, ABelleinBrooklyn.com, on MySpace in 2007 with the slogan “the humorous escapades of a single woman dating in New York.” Her blog quickly gained popularity once it was published on HoneyMag.com. She went on to work at Essence magazine as a relationship editor and columnist, penning a monthly piece about dating and relationships. Her net worth began to soar after her site was named Best Personal Blog at the Black Weblog Awards in 2010.
Lucas published her book “A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-To Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life” the following year. It’s based on her blog’s thoughts about relationships, life, sex, friendship, careers, and other topics, and it’s helped Lucas’ net worth a lot.
Lucas began training to become a life coach after receiving a lot of positive feedback on her book and blog. She founded Coached By Belle, a boutique life-coaching organization, after receiving a certification in life coaching from IPEC Coaching Institute. She left Essence and began working as a freelance journalist and blogger. Her fortune grew even more.
The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN.com, The Guardian, Essence, XO Jane, The Huffington Post, and The Grio are just a few of the prominent websites and magazines for which Lucas has worked. She has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Nightline, The Anderson Cooper Show, and Access Hollywood as a media personality, dating and relationship specialist, and pop culture pundit. CNN and HLN both interviewed her.
Lucas has also spoken at a number of universities, including Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, Georgetown, and New York University, as a guest lecturer. Her net worth is increased as a result of these. “Don’t Waste Your Pretty: The Go-to Guide for Making Smarter Decisions in Life & Love,” her follow-up advice book, was launched in 2014. She currently works for TheRoot.com as a contributing editor and twice-weekly writer, as well as operating her Ask.Fm website, where she answers numerous dating and relationship questions.
Lucas’ successful career earned her the moniker “The Black Carrie Bradshaw,” and she was cast in Bravo’s reality television series “Blood, Sweat, and Heels” in 2014. The show followed the lives of a group of six career-driven women from New York’s elite circles as they pursued personal and professional aspirations. It lasted two seasons and drew the highest ratings in the history of the network. Lucas’ fame increased as a result of “Blood, Sweat & Heels,” and the show greatly increased her riches.
Lucas was named one of the “Blogosphere’s Best” by Black Enterprise Magazine, The Root called her one of the “30 Black Bloggers You Should Know,” Essence.com named her one of the “40 Fierce & Fab Under 40,” and Brooklyn News 12 dubbed her “The Best of Brooklyn.”
She’s presently working on her third book, “Life Is Not a Dress Rehearsal,” which is a collection of essays on women.
Since 2015, Lucas has been married to Gregory D’Oyley in her personal life.
|Full Name||Demetria Lucas|
|Date Of Birth||July 9, 1980|
|Place Of Birth||Brooklyn, New York City USA|
|Profession||TV personality, journalist, blogger, author, life coach, public speaker|
|Education||University of Maryland, College Park, New York University|
|Spouse||Greg D’Oyley (m. 2014)|
|Awards||Best Personal Blog at the Black Weblog Awards (2010)|
|Movies||“Blood, Sweat & Heels” (2014-)|
|TV Shows||The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Nightline, The Anderson Cooper Show, Access Hollywood|