Mychelle Johnson is an American model and beauty & fashion enthusiast better known for being the wife of Miles Bridges, a professional basketball player who was selected 12th overall in the 2018 NBA Draft and played for the Charlotte Hornets. The pair have reportedly been together since 2016 and have two children.
Miles and Mychelle had lived a happy life for many years until it was reported in June 2022 that the NBA star had been arrested for domestic violence. Miles was alleged to have assaulted his wife and Mychelle published photos on Instagram to prove this. Here is more about Ms. Johnson and a breakdown of their relationship.
Mychelle Johnson Biography Summary
- Full Name: Mychelle Johnson
- Date of Birth: September 3, 1997
- Place of Birth: Huntington, West Virginia
- Ethnicity: African American
- Nationality: American
- Star Sign: Virgo
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband: Miles Bridges
- Children: 2 (Ace and Ayla)
- Parents: Scott and Holli Johnson
- Instagram: thechelleyj
- Twitter: mychellejohnson
- Tiktok: thechelleyj
- Snapchat: thechelleyj
Who is Mychelle Johnson?
Mychelle Johnson rose to the spotlight as the wife of NBA star Miles Bridges. The West Virginia native was born in the city of Huntington on September 3, 1997. She is the daughter of Scott and Holli Johnson.
Much about Mychelle’s family is not known although it is reported that she has three siblings. Other than her, her father Scott is the most popular member of the family. He notably served as the head coach of the West Virginia Thunder AAU Club. Mychelle gained her love for sports and basketball from him as she would also play sports in school.
Mychelle was a Student-Athlete and Has Carried on with the Lifestyle to Date
Miles Bridges’ wife is an alumnus of St Joseph Catholic High School. While she was there, she was a notable member of its basketball team. Mychelle led her school to three state championships and was a two-time defensive player of the year.
With the way she performed in high school, it was no surprise that Mychelle would go on to play basketball in college. She enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University where she played for the school’s basketball team before later reportedly transferring to Marshall after a year.
What Does Mychelle Johnson Do for a Living?
Mychelle Johnson is an Instagram model. She further describes herself as a fashion and beauty enthusiast. Much about the work she has done as a model is not known but she notably appeared for the Good American active-wear campaign in 2018.
Since ending her college basketball career, Mychelle has continued to maintain an active lifestyle. This is evident in the photos she photos on social media where she shows off her ripped body with abs that would make any male athlete jealous.
Miles Bridges and Mychelle Johnson Began Dating in 2016
Details about Miles and Mychelle’s relationship have been shrouded in mystery. While it has been reported that they began dating in 2016, when Miles was a college basketball player at Michigan State, it is not clear how they met. The duo would later get married but details about their nuptial have not been revealed to the public.
The only thing known about their union is that they have welcomed two children together; son Ace and daughter Ayla Marie. Other facts including where they reside are not public knowledge.
Miles Assaulted Mychelle in 2022 and was Arrested for Domestic Violence
Miles Bridges and his wife Mychelle Johnson lived a private marital life until June 2022 when the basketball player was arrested in Los Angeles for felony domestic violence. He was said to have turned himself in after the physical altercation with his wife that left her banged up. According to a hospital discharge form Mychelle shared on Instagram, she was assaulted by strangulation and suffered “brain concussion, closed fracture of the nasal bone, contusion of rib, multiple bruises, and strain of neck muscle”.
Mychelle further noted that she would not be silent to protect her husband because she values herself and her kids more than his image. She added: “… a fractured nose, wrist, torn eardrum, torn muscles in my neck from being choked until I went to sleep and a severe concussion. I don’t need sympathy, I just don’t want this happening to anyone else. I just want this person to get help, my kids deserve better. That’s all I want.”
Following his arrest, Bridges spent a few hours in custody before he was released on a $130,000 bond. He is yet to release a statement on the matter.