Saweetie’s mom used to work as a video model, the rapper let slip recently in a Youtube video. Now, fans want to know more about Saweetie’s parents. We take a look at her mom Trinidad Valentin and dad Johnny Harper’s careers and family.
Who is Saweetie?
American rapper Saweetie’s real name is Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper. She was born on 2 July 1993 in Santa Clara, California.
Saweetie is best known for her songs Tap In and Icy Girl. Both tracks have over 100 million streams on Spotify. She apparently got her famous rapping nickname from her Grandma.
She also runs The Icy Life on her YouTube channel, which has over 1.8 million subscribers. Before rapping full time Saweetie achieved a BA in communications and business from the University of Southern California.
Saweetie is currently dating Migos rapper Quavo.
Saweetie’s mom, Trinidad Valentin, used to be a model
The rapper’s parents had her when they were still in their teens. Saweetie’s mom was only 17 at the time, so grandma played a big role in Saweetie’s upbringing.
Saweetie’s mom is called Trinidad Valentin and has Filipino-Chinese roots. In her youth, she worked as a video model and featured in music videos for Nelly’s Ride Wit Me and DMX’s What These Bitches Want.
Saweetie spilled the tea on her mom in this Youtube video and then posted this incredible side by side with her mom on her Instagram account.
Fans’ eye on Saweetie’s dad
Saweetie’s dad, Johnny Harper, used to play American football for San Jose State in his youth.
She recently posted an old picture of Harper on her Instagram celebrating his birthday on 29 October, making some fans swoon over him.
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