Anansa Sims is a well known American plus-size model and a Financial Analyst. Sims is best known as the daughter of American model and actress Beverly Johnson and as the ex-spouse of NFL player David Patterson. Anana is currently in a relationship with boyfriend Matt Barnes, a former basketball player and is working with Wilhelmina modeling agency.
Anansa Sims' Early Life, Bio
Anansa Sims was born on 27th December 1978, in New York City, United States. She is the daughter of mother Beverly Johnson and father Danny Sims.
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She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is African-American.
Professionally her mother is an actress and a model while her father was a businessman and a music producer. Anansa's father passed away on 3rd October 2012 after suffering from colon cancer.
Sims attended Buffalo State College from where she later graduated. She completed her MBA from Trinity College in Washington DC.
Anansa Sims' career
Before Anansa's modeling career, she worked as a financial analyst. However, she has not mentioned the firm or company that she used to work for.
Her mother Beverly Johnson was against Anansa getting into modeling and said,
I was against Anansa modeling because, throughout my career, I suffered from anorexia and bulimia – I was 5’9” and between 103 and 117 lbs. I never wanted her to go through that
Sims joined Wilhelmina modeling agency's plus-size department. She is among the 8 models who posed for Glamour US' November 2009 edition.
She has also worked for many plus-size clothing companies.
Anansa was also featured in Beverly's Full House on the Oprah Winfrey Network along with Beverly Johnson, Robert Dupont, David Patterson, and Brian Maillian.
Anansa Sims' Married Life and Divorce
Anansa Sims is currently in a relationship with boyfriend Matt Barnes. Matt is a former basketball player.
On 1st August 2018, she announced that she is expecting her fourth child with her boyfriend.
Prior to this, Anansa was married to former NFL player David Patterson. The couple married on 10th July 2010 at the First Congregational Church, situated in Columbus, Ohio.
Together they have three kids namely Ava Patterson (2011), David Bernard Patterson (2012), and Dean Danny Benjamin Patterson (2014).
The couple divorced in 2017. The case was filed in San Bernardino County Superior Courts owing to marriage dissolution/divorce reasons.
Anansa Sims' Net Worth
As of 2018, Anansa Sims has an estimated net worth of $1 million. The average salary of a plus-size model in the US is said to be $35,429.
According to Glassdoor, Wilhelmina Models agency pays its models an hourly wage ranging from $142 to $353.
Anansa Sims' Body Measurements
- Height: Anansa stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (175 cms),
- Weight: The plus-size model weighs about 70 kgs (154 lbs),
- Body Measurements: Her body measurements are 38-30-40 inches. <