Val Mercado has been all over the social media after her affair with American hip-hop star and Kylie Jenner’s ex-boyfriend Tyga. The gorgeous lady is an American model, social media idol, journalist, and blogger, best known as Kylie Jenner’s doppelganger.
Mercado has a degree in broadcast journalism and has been in the entertainment industry since her college days. She currently has more than one million followers on Instagram. Stay tuned as we guide you through Val’s biography, her family, and other interesting facts you need to know.
Val Mercado’s Biography
The amazing model Val Mercado was born on February 17, 1992, in New York City. Her birth name was Valerie Mercado and she was raised by a single mother together with her younger brother. Val studied nursing in New York City. After becoming interested in modeling, she later switched to radio journalism, from which she graduated with honors.
During her college years, Val combined two jobs and modeling with her teaching. She began her modeling career when she was modeling for a popular magazine called Seventeen Magazine. After graduating, she continued her work as a fashion blogger and reporter for Red Carpet events at Seventeen Magazine. She also worked as a production assistant for the popular Wendy Williams Show, which premiered in 2008. Currently, Val Mercado works as a fashion model for Buffalo Jeans.
Val Mercado was born and raised by a single mother, there is no information about her father or who he is. Although she is a single mother, her mother was able to give her everything she needed and gave her a happy childhood. Her mother is from New York City and is the oldest of seven children. She is only thirteen years older than Val and currently lives in New York City. Val also has a younger brother who currently serves in the U.S. Army.
All the Interesting Facts You Need to Know About Val Mercado
1. She is of Multi-Racial Ethnicity, Speaks Spanish and French
The New York-born model is a model with multiracial ethnicity. There is no information about either her father or mother. What we do know right now is that she was raised by a single mother. She also has a brother in the United States Army. Besides English, Val speaks other languages, including French and Spanish. Although she is not so fluent in French, she can communicate very well in Spanish.
2. She Has Been Dating Canadian Actor AJ Saudin Since 2016
The diva Val Mercado has attracted famous people on her way to fame. She has had a few relationships with popular celebrities. In 2016 she started a relationship with the Canadian actor, songwriter, singer, and record producer Faisal A.J. Saudin. Saudi is best known for his impressive role as Connor DeLaurie in the reality television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. In 2017, Saudin also released two singles entitled Before I Met You and A Midsummer’s Daydream.
The two lovebirds were always together, having fun, and publishing their pictures on Instagram. The love between them has blossomed and there are no signs that they would break soon. Val has also been in two other relationships and was engaged once.
3. Val was Spotted with Tyga During His Concert in Paris in 2015
Val was in Paris for a modeling gig in December 2015, at the same time Tyga was there for his concert. According to various sources, the duo arrived together and stayed in the same hotel. However, Tyga is known for his habit of having so many ladies and Val just happened to join the league. He was previously in an on and off relationship with Kim Kardashian’s sister Kylie Jenner. The duo went their separate ways in April 2017 and even after that, they remain good friends. While Val is still with AJ Saudin, Tyga is currently dating Kami Osman, who appears to be Kim Kardashian’s double.
4. She has Wonderful Body Measurements
Val Mercado is a beautiful and attractive model with a curvy figure. She has body measurements of 35-25-36 inches and wears a bra size 35C. The model Mercado stands at 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 56 kg. She has dark brown eyes and brown hair and very full lips. Her dress size is 6 (US) and her feet/shoe size is unknown.
5. She is a Social Media Idol
In addition to her career as a model, Val Mercado is also a social media sensation. She has built a huge fan base on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. The amazing model also has a YouTube channel with more than five hundred thousand subscribers where she uploads videos about make-up and beauty tips.