Demetria Lucas Biography
Demetria Lucas is a well-reputed American journalist, media personality, and award-winning author currently working as the host of the society and culture podcast known as Ratchet and Respectable. As a journalist, Demetria’s work has been published in The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Essence, The New York Times, CNN.com, and XO Jane.
Demetria Lucas Age
Demetria Lucas was born on 9th July 1980, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. She is 41 years old.
Demetria Lucas Height
Demetria stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (Approx 1.65m).
Demetria Lucas Family
Demetria was born to her caring father Larry, and her loving mother in Brooklyn, New York City, in the United States. Her dad relishes his birthday on July 24th every year. Her grandparents adopted her mom when she was only three years old. Nevertheless, it’s not in the public domain identity of her mother.
Demetria Lucas Husband
Demetria is presently divorced. Previously, she was married to her ex-husband named Greg D’Oyley. Demetria and Greg tied the knot in October 2014. Their wedding was attended by the old flames’ boon companions and their relatives only and it was documented on Bravo TV’s reality series Heels, Tears, and Blood.
In December 2017, Demetria professed their separation via a lengthy Instagram post. Demetria is currently residing in Los Angeles.
Demetria Lucas Children
Demetria is a proud mother of two lovely children. However, more details concerning her kids will be updated in the twinkling of an eye.
Demetria Lucas Education
In 1996, she enrolled at the University of Maryland where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts in English Language and Literature/Letters in the year 2000. Additionally, Demetria also attained a Master’s Degree of Arts in Journalism from New York University in 2001.
Demetria Lucas Salary
She receives a decent salary of $87,115 annually. This is according to Ratchet and Respectable hosts’ salaries.
Demetria Lucas Net Worth
Demetria Lucas has managed to amass good affluence in her career and has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.
Demetria Lucas Podcast
As of now, Demetria also works as the host of the society and culture podcast called Ratchet and Respectable. There, she muses on dating, relationships, and pop culture shenanigans.
Demetria Lucas Career
Demetria owns a website under her name. She was dubbed as the Black Carrie Bradshaw by The Washington Post. Demetria can be found musing on her favorite topics on Good Morning America, MSNBC, and HLN as a regular contributor. In addition, she is also the Executive Producer of a TV film based on her second book of the same title known as Don’t Waste Your Pretty.
Demetria’s work has been published in The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Essence, The New York Times, CNN.com, and XO Jane as a journalist. Before, she served at Essence Magazine as the columnist and relationships editor. Additionally, she also worked as a contributing editor at The Root.com.
Demetria’s fascinating recent events and relationships have landed her behind podiums at Princeton University, Harvard University, and New York University. She has also worked as a featured speaker at the National Black MBA Conference, the Congressional Black Caucus, and SXSW. She has as well partnered as a digital influencer with brands such as Walmart, Lincoln Continental, Pantene, NBC, Netflix, and Disney to market their biggest entertainment, best new products, and their luxury goods.
Demetria Lucas Books
She has also authored several books including;
- A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life (June 2011).
- Don’t Waste Your Pretty: The Go-to Guide for Making Smarter Decisions in Life & Love (September 2014).
- Don’t Waste Your Pretty: The Go-to Guide for Making Smarter Decisions in Life & Love (February 2021).