Who Is Emily Bustamante Dating? Explore Her Wiki, Husband, Children And Social Media

Emily Bustamante

Emily Bustamante is a reality television star, celebrity stylist, and shoe designer from the United States. She is also known as the long-term girlfriend of rapper and singer John David Jackson, well known by his stage name Fabolous with whom she has been involved since the early 2000s.

Emily Bustamante Wiki, Age, Family

On February 10, 1981, Emily Bustamante was born in New York City, United States of America. Emily is 41 years old as of 2022. Emily's nationality is American, and she belongs to the African-American ethnicity. There is no detailed information regarding her family history. Her parents are of Dominican and Puerto Rican origin. Bustamante's mother's name is Diane Castro, and her father is a businessman. Emily and her siblings spent their childhood in Virginia. 


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She studied fashion design principles at a vocational high school in Norfolk. She began sewing in ninth grade and discovered her interest in fashion design. Bustamante went on to study fashion design and graduated from Virginia college.

Who Is Emily Bustamante Dating?

Emily has been dating rapper and artist Fabolous, a.k.a John David Jackson, since the early 2000s. Emily states that the rapper noticed her from across the room when they first met in 2002 at an event. They have not yet married and are not yet husband and wife.


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There have also been rumors that they have broken up. However, neither party has confirmed this.

Are Emily Bustamante And Fabolous Married? Their Children Details 

They aren't married, but they have two children together, and they are open about their relationship, which lasted about 20 years. Johan Jackson, their oldest son, was born in 2008. In 2015, their second son, Jonas Jackson, was born. Journey Isabella, their only child, was born in 2020. They try to keep their relationship hidden as much as possible, but their followers know it has been on and off over the years. It's more on than off, but it's not ideal all of the time.


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From a previous relationship, Bustamante has a daughter named Taina Williams, an internet celebrity and Instagram sensation. She gave birth to Taina when she was only 19 years old.

Also Read: Is Taina Williams Married? Explore Her Wiki, Age, Husband, Child & Family

Emily Bustamante Teeth Incident

Even though they are seen together in 2022, their relationship has not always been portrayed positively in the media. Bustamante said she damaged her two front teeth when Fabolous allegedly assaulted her in March 2018. She told police that her partner hit her seven times before assaulting her and her family, according to court documents obtained by NorthJersey.com.
The alleged confrontation started on March 7, 2018, when Fabolous became "enraged" after realizing she was in Los Angeles via Instagram. According to reports, Fabolous allegedly sent Bustamante a threatening message. He indicated that he wanted to hit her with a baseball bat and kill her, but he "did not want to go out like that."

Fearing that Fabolous would use a handgun against her, Bustamante called her father and brother to have them taken from their Englewood, NJ home. Furthermore, Fabolous arrives on the scene and confronts Emily, her father, and her brother. Later, Fabolous handed himself into the Englewood, New Jersey police station. He was not arrested but was cited and given a court date for the alleged incident.

Emily Bustamante In Love & Hip Hop: New York

In 2011, Bustamante made her debut on Love & Hip Hop: New York. Emily was cast on "Love & Hip Hop" because of her relationship with Fabolous. The first two seasons focused on her struggles with Fabolous' adultery and his refusal to acknowledge her publicly. The reality show follows a group of ladies dating or married to rappers and hip-hop producers.

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Emily's first season was aired in March 2011, followed by her second and last season in November. Emily faced Fabolous' infidelity and his refusal to openly accept her as his girlfriend during her stay on the show. After the second season's reunion special, the reality star opted to star in the spin-off sitcom Chrissy & Mr. Jones as a supporting cast member for two seasons.

Net Worth

Emily Bustamante's net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. Her source of income mainly comes from her fashion stylist and designer career. Emily is also involved in many brand endorsements. Apart from that, she is also a songwriter with many hit records, generating her income.

Social Media

Emily Bustamante is active on different social media platforms. Bustamante's social media includes her Instagram page with around 2.8 million followers. Besides that, Bustamante is also active on Twitter with 518k followers and Facebook with 221k followers.