Malaysia Pargo’s Real Name, 10 Facts You Need To Know

Malaysia Pargo’s real name is Laquisha.

The Basketball Wives LA star has not received much camera time since her beef with Angel Brinks.  She is the ex-wife of former NBA basketball player, Jannero Pargo and she’s been on the series since season 1.  Her and Jackie Christie have come a very long way since the show’s first season and they now have a stable relationship.

Pargo found peace after divorcing her husband as proven when she invited the ladies on a peacemaking trip to Big Bear Lake in season 5, episode 5.  Although the trip turned out to be a disaster, we love the fact that Malaysia tried.

Malaysia Pargo, Real Name
Malaysia Pargo, Real Name

Here are 10 facts you probably didn’t know about Malaysia Pargo:

  1. She was born in Compton, California.
  2. She appeared in 112’s 2003 “Hot & Wet” video.
  3. She appeared in Kanye West’s 2004 “Jesus Walks” video.
  4. She appeared in Ludacris’ 2009 “Splash Waterfalls” video.
  5. In 2011 she launched, Three Beats Jewelry, a custom children’s jewelry brand.
  6. In 2014 she appeared in Mase’s “Nothing” video.
  7. In her 2016 divorce settlement she was awarded half of her ex-husband’s NBA pension and 401k retirement plan.
  8. She partnered with Hedgecock Creed to create her own bedding collection.
  9. Despite the rumors, her and Mally Mall are just friends, not lovers.
  10. She’s currently dating rapper, O.T. Genasis.

By Jason John

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