Erika Jayne Biography

A multitasker woman, Erika Jayne is a well-known actress, a reality TV celebrity, and a fantastic singer. She is considered a versatile personality. She came into the lime-lights through her appearance in the TV series namely The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Early Life

Erika Nay Girardi celebrated name Erika Jayne was born on 10th July 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She was born to a single mother, Renee Chahoy, who was a trained Pianist and a fellow actress. Just before her first birthday, her parents got divorced and she was raised by her mother. She supported her in all her ups and downs and always stood by her side in every tough situation.

Erika attended North Atlanta High School and got graduated from the same. The data regarding her further studies are not available. But it is known that at the age of 18, she moved to New York in order to pursue her career in the field of acting.

Erika Jayne Career

After moving to New York, she started playing as a DJ first in NY city. Initially, she was seen on the screen for her role as Suzanne Morton in an episode titled ‘Prescription for Death’ of the series Law and Order. Later on, she got the opportunity to lead the movie namely Alchemy and Lowball.

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On 1st January 2007, she released her 1st debut single ‘Roller Coaster’ which broke all the records and made her fans go crazy. On 11th August 2009, she released her own album ‘Pretty Mess’. She joined the TV show ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in its sixth season. Later on, she publicly announces her appearance on Broadway Musical Chicago.


Before a month of their divorce announcement of Erika and Thomas Girardi, the couple was named in a lawsuit for embezzling funds meant for families of the victims of the fatal 2018 Lion Air Plane Crash. In December 2020, the federal judge asked Jayne to stop selling designer clothing online and tried to recover $2 million in missing money owned to people.

Social Media

The gorgeous actress is rising bars on social media through her fascinating looks and figure. Stunning Erika flaunts herself by posting her pictures on her Instagram handle @theprettymess, where she enjoys around 2.2 million followers. While on her Twitter account she has a huge fan base of 411.8 k under the username @erikajayne.

Erika Jayne Biography

Real Name Erika Nay Chahoy
Birth Date 10 July 1971
Age (as of 2021) 49 Years
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Nationality American
Profession Singer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 62 kg  –  in Pounds –  137 lbs
Body Measurements 37-26-38
Bra Size 34B
Waist Size 26 Inches
Hips Size 38 Inches
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Not Known
Mother Renee Chahoy
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School North Atlanta High School
College North Atlanta High School

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? Yes
Husband? Thomas Girardi (m. 2000–2020), Thomas Zizzo (m. 1991–1996)
Children Tommy Zizzo
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Personal Life

While Erika was working as a DJ in NY city, she met Thomas Zizzo in Manhattan. They fell in love and decided to get married in December 1991 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. After a few years later, they were blessed with a baby boy and named him Thomas Zizzo Jr. however, their marriage failed and they got divorced. Later in January 2000, she tied knots with Thomas Girardi, a founding partner of Girardi and Keese in Downtown Los Angeles. But however, her marriage failed again, and announced their separation in November 2020.

Erika Jayne Net Worth

Erika earns a huge sum as she has done varieties of jobs in her life. Her source of income is mainly from being a DJ, a waitress, a dancer, a singer, a host, an actor, and a performer. Her estimated net worth is around $18 million and her annual salary is under review. It is expected that she will earn a huge sum in the near future as she is the future of Hollywood.


  • Erika has openly discussed her bisexuality with the public though, she has never officially dated any female yet.
  • Jayne has hosted many awards shows such as the 2018 American Music Awards. She hasn’t won any yet, but her promising future shows that she will soon be the future of America’s music industry.
  • Her debut single ‘Roller Coaster’ was at the top at the Billboard Hot Dance Club Part Chart.
  • On December 17th, 2020, The Los Angeles Times published a detailed article about Erika and Thomas Girardi’s legal issues namely ‘The Legal Titan and The Real Housewife’.

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