Can you believe that the first openly gay cast of Love & Hip Hop: Miami, was initially frightened to come out? American singer Bobby Lytes is best known for appearing as the first ever openly gay cast member of the 2018 VH1 popularity reality series, Love & Hip Hop: Miami. Apart from joining the fourth installment of Love & Hip Hop reality show franchise, Bobby released his first single, Make Some Money in September 2014. He also featured in the Complex magazine back in 2012.
Talks About His Real Sexuality; Frightened To Come Out As Gay!
The American singer knew that to make big in the music industry; he has to face his internal issues about his identity. In an interview with South Florida Times in December 2017, he revealed that he was sure if he was ready to come out as gay and was frightened by the outcome of his coming out.
Bobby believes that the industry should have full representation and should have people who are gay, straight, black, or white. The 27-year-old Miami native says that people make assumptions about him and his sexuality and that people would be surprised to know that he grew up in rough neighborhoods in Dade County Miami.
Affair With Love & Hip-Hop Miami Star, Boyfriend Rekindles Romance With Ex
The 27-year-old artist dated his Love & Hip-Hop Miami co-star, Jeffrey White. Bobby always felt Jeffrey needs more time to take their romance on to the next level since they wanted to grow further professionally as well as personally.
Bobby Lytes with then-boyfriend Jeffrey White in early 2018 (Photo: VH1.com)
However, in the show, Jeffrey White rekindles his romance with his ex-boyfriend, Malik Williams. In an episode of Love & Hip Hop Miami, Malik and Bobby got into each other's nerve over Jeffrey.
Malik said that Bobby was the only person standing in front of his happiness with Jeffrey. Bobby and Malik’s heated argument turned out to be a feisty fight that left Jeffrey staring at his co-stars.
After Bobby and Jeffrey parted ways, he reportedly does not have any girlfriend or boyfriend.
Bobby's Parents: Mother As Single Parent, Father's Struggle With Drugs
He was born to Dominican parents. So, he belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
Bobby Lytes faced a lot of financial instability in the family when his mother had to raise him and his two younger sisters alone as a single parent. But his mother worked day and night to fulfill all the adequate needs of her children.
They didn’t have enough money, so they had a tough time in paying bills. His father was involved in drug and was frequently inside and outside of the jail.
However, Bobby is thankful for all the struggle that he had in his childhood that has made him a stronger person, today.
The rapper is very close to his mother and has posted a birthday wish for his mom on his Twitter post on 8 May 2012. In the tweet, Bobby says that he thinks to send his mommy to Bora Bora, Island in French Polynesia. At the end of the tweet, Bobby writes that his mother deserves the world.
Bobby Lytes was born as Bobby Nico Wade on 24 October 1990 in Miami, Florida as per wiki. The rapper stands few inches taller to the height of his Love & Hip Hop: Miami co-star, Katrina Laverne, who is 1.58 m (5’ 2”). His birth sign is Scorpio.
Bobby is the graduate of South Dade Senior High School. At the age of 15, he competed in a talent show and grabbed the second prize. He then won a local talent competition.