Bella Monroe James is the daughter f Love & Hip Hop star Kimbella Vanderhee and her husband, rapper Juelz Santana. Bella’s father is a member of the East Coast hip-hop group The Diplomats, aka Dipset. Santana is also known for his albums From Me to U and What the Game’s Been Missing!, which peaked at number 8 and 9 on the Billboard 200, respectively. On the other hand, Kimbella is known for her different roles in Love & Hip Hop: New York since 2010. If you’re curious about the couple’s daughter, Bella Monroe, this post will cover more details about her life.
Bella Monroe James Bio
Bella Monroe James was born in 2012 to Juelz Santana and Kimbella Vanderhee. Kimbella was pregnant with her during the second season of the reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York and gave birth to her shortly after the filming was wrapped up.
At 10, Bella has made 12 appearances in Love & Hip Hop: New York, with minor, uncredited appearances in seasons seven and nine. Although she has made a debut on the screens, her parents still do their best to keep most of her personal life details private.
Bella’s uncles include DeMar, Malik, Mark, and Jermaine James. Deborah James is her grandmother.
Bella Monroe James Sibling
Bella isn’t her parent’s only child, as her parents have four children. Kimbella shares two children with her husband, Juelz Santana, plus they each have one child from their previous relationships. Bella’s brother was Juelz Santana James, born in 2010. Her half-brothers are Leandro (from her mother’s previous relationship) and LaRon Louis James Jr. (from her father’s previous relationship).
Bella Monroe James’ Parents
Bella’s father’s birth name is LaRon Louis James, but he is better known by his stage name Juelz Santana. He was born in New York City on 18 February 1982 to parents of African-American and Dominican descent. Santana grew up in the Sugar Hill Harlem section o Manhattan and started rapping at age 5. At 12, he formed a rap duo named Draftpick with his friend Malik. They released Play Ruff, What Means the World to You, Double Up, and All the Chickens. Santana’s studio albums include From Me to U and What the Game’s Been Missing!
He is a member of the rap group The Diplomats, also known as Dipset. The group went on a national tour in 2018 and released their third studio album, Diplomatic Ties, on 22 November 2018.
Santana proposed to his girlfriend Kimbella Vanderhee during the Diplomats show at the Apollo Theater on 23 November 2018. They married on 10 January 2019. The couple had been in an on-again, off-again relationship since 2009.
Bella’s mother wears many hats and has worked as an urban model, video vixen, reality television star, businesswoman, and social media personality. Kimbella is mainly known for her role in Love & Hip Hop and as Santana’s wife.
In December 2018, Santana was sentenced to 27 months in prison but was released in August 2020 after serving 19 of the 27-month sentence. He had been charged with carrying an unconcealed weapon in his bag at an airport.
Bella is still young to choose a career path for herself. We remain to see whether or not she will follow in her parent’s footsteps to become a face in the limelight.