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Maya Jama reveals she actually became a millionaire TWO YEARS AGO

It was reported last month that she had become a millionaire at the age of 26. 

However, Maya Jama has revealed that she actually hit the million pound mark two years ago, joking that ‘They obviously only just checked my bank account!’

In a new interview, the TV presenter, 26, opened up about her career success, but insisted that she wasn’t money motivated. 

Kerching: Maya Jama has revealed that she actually became a millionaire two years ago, joking that ‘They obviously only just checked my bank account!’

In November, it was revealed that Maya banked £1.3m via her company MIJ & Co in figures obtained by The Sun, with a source telling the publication: ‘After leaving Radio 1 in May she said she had exciting projects and she wasn’t wrong.

‘Landing a presenting gig alongside Pete Crouch on his BBC primetime TV show Save Our Summer was massive, and it’s just the start.’

Speaking to the Evening Standard however, Maya revealed that she actually became a millionaire two years ago, when she was just 24 years old.   

After divulging that she bagged her millionaire status back in 2018, she joked to the publication: ‘They obviously only just checked my bank account.’

Successful: In a new interview, the TV presenter, 26, opened up about her career success, but insisted that she wasn't money motivated

Successful: In a new interview, the TV presenter, 26, opened up about her career success, but insisted that she wasn’t money motivated

The last few years has been hugely successful for the star; she has fronted dating campaigns, deals with Coca Cola, a skincare range, clothing collaborations and further TV deals in the pipeline. 

The Bristol native rose to fame when she dated Stormzy between 2015 and 2019. This helped build her reputation, going from hosting a show on community radio station Rinse FM in London to landing her own slot on Radio 1.

In 2017 she became the youngest person ever to co-host the Mobo Awards, and she has since appeared on the likes of MTV’s True Love Or True Lies, The Circle and Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer.

Wow: The last few years has been hugely successful for the star; she has fronted dating campaigns, deals with Coca Cola, a skincare range, clothing collaborations and further TV deals in the pipeline

Wow: The last few years has been hugely successful for the star; she has fronted dating campaigns, deals with Coca Cola, a skincare range, clothing collaborations and further TV deals in the pipeline

Humble: On her success, Maya added to the publication that though being a millionaire is 'nice', it was never her goal as she's never really been motivated by cash

Humble: On her success, Maya added to the publication that though being a millionaire is ‘nice’, it was never her goal as she’s never really been motivated by cash

She has also worked with clothing brands PrettyLittleThing, Adidas, Gap and Kurt Geiger over recent years. 

On her success, Maya added to the publication that though being a millionaire is ‘nice’, it was never her goal as she’s never really been motivated by cash.

She said: ‘You do something you enjoy and then you get paid for it and you’re like: “Oh my gosh, this is so cool!”.’  

Meanwhile Maya, who split from rapper Stormzy last year after four years, opened up on why dating is not on the cards for the time being. 

Not on the dating scene: Meanwhile Maya, who split from rapper Stormzy last year after four years, opened up on why dating is not on the cards for the time being

Not on the dating scene: Meanwhile Maya, who split from rapper Stormzy last year after four years, opened up on why dating is not on the cards for the time being

She said: ‘It’s different for everybody, but I’ve accepted that now isn’t the best time to find somebody’, adding that she’s ‘not actually looking.’

The stunner has said in the past that she was ‘nervous’ about future relationships, but for now though, she’s concentrating solely on herself.

Sharing her goals for lockdown, Maya said she’ll strive to ‘maintain herself’, and hopes that if she can remain ‘the same’ person as she was went she first entered lockdown, then that’ll be ‘good enough’ for her. 

Me, myself and I: Sharing her goals for lockdown, Maya said she'll strive to 'maintain herself', and hopes that if she can remain 'the same' person as she was went she first entered lockdown, then that'll be 'good enough' for her

Me, myself and I: Sharing her goals for lockdown, Maya said she’ll strive to ‘maintain herself’, and hopes that if she can remain ‘the same’ person as she was went she first entered lockdown, then that’ll be ‘good enough’ for her


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