People say third time is a charm, and it seems fit right in for the American professional basketball coach and former player, Metta World Peace. The 38-year-old basketball star was formerly known as Ron Artest before changing his name in 2011, which he did after 2 years of his divorce with his wife Kimsha Artest Hatfield with whom he shares 3 children.
Metta, successful to earn the estimated net worth of $36 million, however, seemed failure in relationship issue until he met his soulmate, Maya Ford. Well, the adorable couple were rumored to be dating and it proved to be right after the couple shared the lovely moments on social media. So are they married? If not what are their marriage plans? Let's know in detail about Metta's dating, relationship, past affairs, and children.
As you have known, prior to Maya, Metta was in a married relationship, however, he divorced. But this time, it seems strong as Mett and Maya are convincing the fans for their long journey of strong love. Curious about their dating and relationship details?
Well, Mett and Maya are reported to be dating since 2012, however, the couple has not spoken a word regarding their relationship beginning. Adding up, Maya is reported to be a Korean-Canadian model and Metta is also the brand ambassador for a clothing company, The Pandas Friend, so maybe the modeling line set up their relationship.
Even if it's been 5 years for their relationship, the couple is still strong and their love is growing up in the eternity. No mishaps of separation have touched the pure relationship and love of Metta and Maya.
Have a look at the couple's lovely moments.
However, the couple has not given any official news of their marriage. But they were rumored to be engaged, though no official news of the engagement is out yet. Maybe it will soon be public.
Many of you might not know, Metta World Peace was a cast in the first U.S. edition of Celebrity Big Brother, but being unable to meet his love and his children shared with his ex-wife, Metta posted really emotional posts on his Twitter.
— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) February 9, 2018
I miss my family Ron Artest 3, Jeron Artest, Sade Artest, Diamond Artest, Maya, @SouthBayLakers, my interns for @ThePandasFriend, https://t.co/jTpER0hxfG, and https://t.co/9uVWWm7Xsv. I also miss my parents although they never speak. #BBCeleb house taught me a lot about me. ??
— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) February 16, 2018
Replying his Tweet, Maya also posted a photo on her Instagram, have a look.
Then later the day of their meeting came as he made his way out with a unanimous eviction on February 19, 2018. Finally the day out of prison for Metta World Peace.
After that, in his interview with People, Metta revealed that he missed his wife, probably pointing out Maya Ford. But the couple is not married officially, so maybe they are married in secret or he calls out his love as his wife.
Currently, the couple is reported to be enjoying their life in each other's hugs. Really it is hard to live far from your love. Let's wish them best.
Well, Metta was married to Kimsha Artest Hatfield; the couple got married secretly in June 2003, while Metta was known by his former name Ron Artest.
Metta's ex-wife Kimsha, besides being known as the former wife of Metta, is also known as one of the main cast members of the show named Basketball Wives LA, along with Matt Barnes' former wife Gloria Govan, Doug Christie's wife Jackie Christie, Laura Govan, and NBA's Stephen Jackson's ex-fiancee Imani Showalter.
During his married relationship with Kimsha, the former couple shared 2 daughters namely Diamond Artest and Sadie and a son named Ron Artest III. But no further details of the children are out.
Time of tragedy came as Metta and Kimsha got divorced quietly in 2009 after 6 years of their marriage. However, the reason for their divorce is still a mystery, but the former couple reportedly is raising their children in their joint custody.
Have a look at Metta's daughter Diamond.
She is cute and really lucky to have a loving father like Metta.
But Metta is also a father to another child though.
Yeah, Metta's love story has included his high school too. Metta reportedly shares a son with his high school girlfriend, Jennifer Palma.
The former couple named their son, Jeron Artest and currently, Jeron lives with his biological father. Have a look at Metta's Instagram post sharing a video of Jeron, who plays basketball.
However, no information of Jennifer has surfaced on the internet after the couple's break-up. But past is past, as Metta is living happily with his love Maya Ford.
Really love never vanishes, just comes in a new form.