Raymond Santana is an Amerian producer, businessman, activist, and Fashion designer. Further, he is also the founder of a clothing company ‘Park Madison NYC’. However, this personality also became a controversial figure since he had to serve in jail for five years of teenage which he did not commit.
Furthermore, he is one of the five teens from the famous Central Park joggers assault and rape case. The American businessman was just fourteen years when the incident happened and got accused of involving in the crime along with the other four. After the release of five years of jail resentment, they filed a lawsuit against the newspaper for malicious prosecution, emotional distress, and racial discrimination.
Caption: The American businessman, Raymond Santana.
Raymond Santana: Bio, Family, Career
Raymond Santana was born on 7 September 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA as Raymond Santana Jr. There is no information on his parents or siblings. regarding his education, he was able to study and get his degree while he was in jail. Further, he completed his graduation in 2017 from Bronx Preparatory High School along with his friends Yusef and Kevin who were victims of the case.
After coming out of jail, it became hard for him to adopt civilian life. While he was trying to live a normal life, he said that he can’t enjoy his life like before the incident. Since the media portals were always looking for him to get something negative like he was in the fault or guilty. Do you think this is the right behavior to torment the people who want to get out of it?
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Raymond Santana: Personal Life & Wife
After serving for five years innocently he got out of jail, however, during those times, he had always got the back and support of his family and love of his life. Later when the incident came to halt, after a few years, he married his long time girlfriend Nekesta Samone Shelton. However, the couple reportedly separated but no hints of the statement available in the media. Also, he had a daughter Melia Symone with Nekesta.
He remarried again on 7 June 2020 to Flavor of Love alum Deelishis after six months of their engagement in December 2019. Further, he is also a daddy to the other two girls. According to sources, both the couple have produced children from their previous relationships.
Caption: The Santana family
Central Park jogger case:
Moreover, there has been a lot of debate on social media about the jogger assault and rape case during the year 1989. Further, the five teens: Yusef Salaam, Korey Wise, Antron McCray, and Kevin Richardson including Raymond Santana were the innocent victims of the case. Actually what happened was that the jogger Trisha Meili who was jogging at the night time in Central Park, New York City, involved in rape and assault. She later found unconscious with severe damage on her skull and blood drained out of her body.
After prolonged periods of investigation, the five teens were confessed to being the victim of the attacks. Despite their serving in jail, in early 2002, Matias Reyes a real person behind the convicted murderer and rapist confronted the responsible for the case. Reyes also confessed another rape near the Central Park earlier in 1989. Eventually, after DNA testing, the five men were overturned from the conviction whereas Reyes is currently serving for those crimes. The five men later filed a lawsuit in the court against the newspaper for malicious prosecution, emotional distress, and racial discrimination. They further walked away with $1.5 million in compensation.
Raymond Santana: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Leaving those hard moments behind, he must be making a hefty amount from his career and business. Further, he also got compensation with an enormous amount after filing a lawsuit in the court for their losses and mental damage. However, he reported doing great at his works which helped to gain a profitable amount. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $5 million.
He is active over different social media with personal and verified accounts. On Instagram, he goes by the handle @santanaraymond with 415k followers. He does not seem to be active on Facebook. But he has a Twitter account @santanaraymond with 32.1k followers.
Raymond Santana: Body Measurements
The multi-talented personality has a well-built body that stands to a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.80 meters. His body weighs around 81 kg with unknown body measurements of chest, waist, and biceps. He further has black hair with those deep brown eyes color.