Neffeteria Pugh is an American reality television star and author, signed to Black Entertainment Television. She is best known for her highly publicized relationship with R&B singer Keyshia Cole and their unique bond.
Nffe has also appeared on Iyanla: Fix My Life, where she assists guests with lifting the burdens of their problems. Neffe and Shelby Lowry share five children together.
Early Life and Education
Neffeteria Pugh was born April 12 in California. She is an American author, TV personality and philanthropist who hails from Brookfield – one of Oakland’s toughest neighborhoods – where she spent much of her childhood. Pugh grew up alongside Keyshia Cole (sister), Sean Cole (brother) and Elite Noel (her youngest sibling).
Early in her career, Neffe first gained attention as part of her sister’s reality show The Way It Is which also featured their mother Frankie. Following its success, Frankie and Neffe was created as a spinoff series.
Neffeteria is the proud mother of four children. Her marriage with Dwayne Martin (aka Soullow) ended in divorce; unfortunately they also lost an infant son during that time. Neffeteria attributes much of her happiness and meaning in life to being a mother; hence the title of her book entitled: The Price I Paid.
Neffeteria Pugh has established herself as an author and reality TV star. She has amassed considerable wealth through these professions while giving back to society through various charitable endeavors.
Neffe, as she is widely known, appeared on BET reality show Keyshia Cole: All In and prior to that on Frankie and Neffe. She has two siblings – Elite Noel (her younger sister) and Sean Cole (her brother).
Neffe is married and is mother to five children: Brianna, Ciara, JayLann, Nayla and Star. Previously she was married to Shelby “Soullow” Lowery who passed away at just three months. After their separation in 2018, Neffe began appearing on Iyanla: Fix My Life TV series as well.
Achievement and Honors
Neffeteria Pugh is not only a loving mother and wife with several children to call her own, but she has also made waves in the entertainment world with her charitable initiatives and commitment to helping others.
She has appeared in various reality TV shows such as Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is and Frankie & Neffe, where her appearance has increased her social media reach and earned her both social media followership and money.
Neffeteria has gained immense acclaim on social media and as an author. Her book discusses her past and how she rebuilt it for her children’s future. A skillful writer herself, Neffeteria has found great success writing books.
Neffeteria Pugh is best-known for her appearances on various reality TV shows and as the sister of RnB star Keyshia Cole. Although currently single, she was previously married to Shelby “Soullow” Lowery with whom they shared five children; Brianna, Ciara, JayLann, Nayla and Star. Their marriage ended in 2018. Additionally, Neffeteria appeared on Fix My Life hosted by Iyanla Vanzant in 2018.
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Neffeteria Pugh has established herself as an established television personality. She has appeared in popular shows, such as Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is and Frankie & Neffe, while maintaining an active social media presence and garnering an enthusiastic following on various platforms.
Neffeteria’s hardworking dedication and love of her family have propelled her towards success despite a challenging upbringing.
Neffeteria currently lives in Oakland with her five children – Brianna, Ciara, JayLann and Nayla. She is the daughter of Frankie Lons and Ellis Vic Randolph who were murdered after succumbing to drug addiction; in 2021 her mother passed away due to this relapse. Neffeteria has amassed an estimated net worth of $1 Million through various endeavors that generate her income; known as an generous philanthropist she enjoys helping others in need.