Deshanna Marie Minuto

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Fashion Designer (1985)
Mon Mar 04 2024
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Relationship Timeline Of Deshanna Marie Minuto

Wife : Jillian Michaels
She married her first love and is now a happy wife and a stepmother of two.

DeShanna Marie Minuto recently came under the radar after she married Jillian Michaels. She is a fashion designer and guess what, she has her own clothing line. Moreover, Marie is a college athlete as well. Interestingly, she is also a lover of animals.

Marie is Jillian's second wife. Not many know this but the couple eloped and had a private marriage ceremony. Do you want to learn more about DeShanna Marie Minuto and her relationship with Michaels? Scroll down to discover more about Minuto.

Getting to Know DeShanna Marie Minuto?

Minuto has been a topic of discussion since marrying the American fitness trainer and TV personality Jillian Michaels. Minuto is a fashion designer who was born in New York. She grew up in a family where her father was a bike enthusiast. Her grandfather even served in the army.

A side profile picture of DeShanna Marie Minuto.
A side profile picture of DeShanna Marie Minuto.
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Marie, born on April 1, 1985, later pursued her studies at New York University. She graduated with an undergraduate degree in Education. Marie was a D1 athlete in college. For those who don't know, D1 or Division 1 is the toughest division to compete in.

After graduating, DeShanna was drawn into the world of fashion designing. She became a successful fashion designer and founded the clothing line "Letterino." In 2018, DeShanna met her now wife Jillian and is now a stepmom to two of her kids.

DeShanna's Career Ventures

DeShanna ventured into fashion designing after her college graduation. Inspired by her father's passion for bikes, she's renowned for her custom-reconstructed vintage jackets. She's not just a fashion designer but also a successful entrepreneur.

DeShanna Marie Minuto a fashion designer and a businesswoman.
DeShanna Marie Minuto a fashion designer and a businesswoman.
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Minuto established her clothing line named "Letterino" in 2019. Her clothing line is famous for its custom-reconstructed vintage jackets. However, before her successful career as a fashion designer, DeShnna was a creative director.

Minuto's wife on the other hand is a fitness trainer. Her wife, Jillian, hosted the show "Jillian Michaels: 30 Day Shred," a weight loss program. The show includes 20-minute, high-intensity workouts done daily for 30 days straight. It's said to help you lose up to 20 pounds (9 kg) in a month.

Relationship with Jillian Michaels

DeShanna married Jillian in 2022, but few know how or where they met. The couple actually met through a dating site. Michaels and Minuto met on Raya, the members-only dating app for celebrities, according to Women's Health.

DeShanna Marie Minuto together with her wife Jillian Michaels at their wedding reception.
DeShanna Marie Minuto together with her wife Jillian Michaels at their wedding reception.
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Jillian was previously engaged to Heidi Rhoades and the two split in 2018. Then Jillian jumped into a relationship with DeShanna a few months after her split. Three years into dating, Jillian proposed with a 7-carat emerald-cut diamond ring. 

In 2022, a year after their engagement, the couple eloped to Africa to get married. Their marriage ceremony took place in a small village in Namibia. Interestingly, their marriage was officiated by the tribe's chief, with approximately 100 members of a nearby Himba village joining them.

DeShanna Now a Stepmother of Two

DeShanna does not have any children of her own. After marrying her first live Jillian, DeShanna became stepmother to two of Michaels' children. Jillian had two children while she was engaged to Heidi Rhoades.

Jillian Michaels together with her two children.
Jillian Michaels together with her two children.
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DeShanna shares a daughter named Lukensia "Lu" Michaels Rhoades and a son named Pheonix. Their daughter was actually adopted from Haiti in 2012. Her son, on the other hand, was born just a month after Lu's adoption.

Jillian has a podcast where she talks about advice for step-parents. In the podcast, Michaels talked with Dr. Wednesday Martin about Minuto becoming a stepmom. She said that DeShanna handled it well, but it was tough at first.

How Much Is DeShanna Worth?

DeShanna Marie Minuto is reported to have a net worth estimated around $2 million. Minuto is a successful fashion designer and an entrepreneur. She has a clothing line, which is doing quite well, it's no wonder her net worth is in the millions.

DeShanna's net worth is almost similar to that of another fashion designer Tyanna Wallace. Her net worth comes primarily from her clothing line "Letterino." She founded the line in 2019, but the brand didn't start operating until 2020.

On the other hand, Jillian Michaels, her fiancée, is estimated to have a total net worth of $18 million. Jillian is best known for her role in the show "The Biggest Loser" and the talk show "The Doctors." She was also part of the TV series "Just Jillian" in January 2016.

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