Ramatu Ujiri, 33, is a vogue mannequin and spouse of Toronto Raptors Normal Supervisor Masai Ujiri. Ramatu was born Ramatu Barry and grew up in Sierra Leone earlier than transferring to america to attend highschool. Ramatu and Masai each hail from Africa initially and began relationship in 2007 earlier than getting married a number of years later. They at present
dwell collectively in Toronto, Canada.
Masai Ujiri is using excessive after he orchestrated one of the profitable trades in NBA historical past that introduced Kawhi Leonard to Toronto and led to the Raptors profitable their first NBA championship. The Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in 6 video games, bringing the Larry O’Brien trophy for Canada for the primary time ever.
The night time was bittersweet for Ujiri who was concerned in an altercation with a sheriff’s deputy following the sport. Ujiri tried to stroll onto the court docket to have a good time the group’s win with out the right credentials when the deputy stopped him. A pushing match ensued and based on police Masai hit the deputy with “a push that went upward and struck him [the deputy] within the face.” There was a partial video of the incident posted by NBC sports activities.
Ramatu hasn’t commented publicly on the incident however it’s protected to imagine she’s supporting her husband. She’s been a robust supporter of each NBA group he’s labored for since they’ve been married together with the Denver Nuggets and Toronto Raptors.
Right here’s what that you must know:
1. She’s Initially from Sierra Leone
Ramatu Ujiri was born Ramatu Barry in Freetown, Sierra Leone. It’s unclear when Ramatu moved to america however she lived within the D.C. space and attended Eleanor Roosevelt Excessive Faculty in Greenbelt, Maryland the place, like Masai, she performed basketball. Based on some Retweets on her Twitter, she’s a Baltimore Ravens fan and celebrated the group’s 2013 Superbowl win.
The Washington Wizards are on the brink of supply Masai Ujiri an annual wage of $10M and an possession stake within the group so as to get him to go away Toronto. The truth that Masai began his profession in D.C. and Ramatu grew up within the space may add an additional incentive for him to take the supply.
She was a Twitter Fanatic from 2011-2012
Ramatu Ujiri joined Twitter in 2009 however began utilizing the platform closely from January 2011 – November 2012 earlier than disappearing once more. Most of her 1,969 tweets occurred on this time-frame the place she averaged 2.eight tweets per day.
It’s unclear if she deleted outdated tweets or just grew drained with the platform and moved on to different issues.
3. Ramatu Ujiri is a Trend Mannequin
Based on her Fb web page, Ramatu is at present employed at “Trend Mannequin”. She additionally has a number of public modeling images posted to her web page. It’s not clear who she fashions for or what campaigns she has been concerned in.
Previous to being a mannequin, she labored at Outer Skinz Picture Group which, based on their Fb web page, they’re magnificence consultants that supply “industrial print, editorial, runway, glamour, tv, and edgy seems to be,” It says they’ve had “brushes of fame” with celebrities together with “Hillary Rodham Clinton, tennis gamers Venus & Serena Williams, Grammy Award winners, Nora Jones, and The Black Eyed Peas, nationwide recording artists: Lou Rawls, Lil Mo, Maya, Ronald Isley, Boyz II Males, Future’s Little one, Chante Moore, Jill Scott, Angie Stone, Real, Gerald Levert, Musiq, Grasp P, Money Cash Millionaires, and comedians Mo’nique and Mark Curry and actuality tv star Omarosa”
Their web page doesn’t explicitly say if they’ve simply met these individuals or labored with them.
4. She has two youngsters with Masai Ujiri
Masai and Ramatu have two kids collectively, a daughter named Zahara and a son whose title has not but been made public. Ramatu has posted a number of images of the household collectively at Disneyland, within the park, and most just lately celebrating the Toronto Raptors’ journey to the 2019 NBA finals.
5. She’s a Religious Christian
Ramatu Ujiri’s Twitter bio reads “Feeling so blessed to have a tremendous household! I really like being a spouse however most of all, being a mom is the BEST present God has given me!!!” She has tweeted at the least 28 occasions about God since becoming a member of Twitter and retweeted well-known televangelist Joel Osteen.