Maya then became the host of MTV Base show, The Wrap Up, before moving on to host MTV Essentials and MTV News. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Maya Jama has announced the passing of her grandfather today, The 25-year-old took to her Instagram Stories to share the news. She gained further popularity by appearing on several other programs on the small screen like Cannonball (2017) in which she was the co-presenter, True Love or True Lies (2018) where she was the anchorwoman and The Duchess that had premiered in September 2020 in which she has played the role of Sandra. a third admirer commented. Vowing to continue dressing in her beautiful signature style, Maya stated: "It's a woman's body – I don't feel like it should cause such outrage. In the sizzling video, which caused quite a stir on social media, the stunning star purrs and licks her lips before getting on all fours and crawling around on the floor like a cat. The second post was a picture of her and her brother Omar with their grandfather in happier times. "Oh my goodness, I need to go to church after watching this sorcery!" She penned: "Real g's immigrated from Somalia and built a life for themselves, started working, started a family, bought a house. The TV star has previously been candid about her relationship with her father, who she cut ties with when she was just 12-years-old following his repeated incarcerations. Finally, the BBC presenter posted a photo of her grandfather's passport photo as a young man, with "Gained another angel" written underneath alongside several love heart emojis. "I’m going to continue to dress how I've always dressed no matter what size I am.". 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"Pretty sure they were one of the first Somali families in Bristol.". Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Maya shared four heartfelt stories dedicated to her grandfather with the first being a shot of the sky and "RIP Grandad" written across it. Maya Jama has wowed fans with her sexy costume for Halloween. Pictured with her brother Omar and her grandfather, Maya shared four heartfelt stories dedicated to her grandfather with the first being a shot of the sky and 'RIP Grandad' written across it, She shared a throwback photo of her grandparents with her father, Maya shared a photo of her grandfather as a young man, The TV star pictured with her mother Sadie, Maya Jama posts a video on Instagram after her face mysteriously swells up, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). "Maya Jama is the sexiest woman alive" a second gushed. wrote one Instagram user. Do you have a story to sell? Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. She's gained more and more popularity over the years, especially when she hosted a travelogue called Copa 90's Maya's FIFA World Cup Cities during the 2014 World Cup. She has recalled her earliest beauty memory to have been attempting to do eyeliner at home in her mother’s washroom in Bristol after seeing all the girls applying liquid eyeliner at school and that was her favorite thing ever to do despite being what seemed to be the most difficult art to master in the world. While in the third story, she shared a throwback photo of her grandparents with her father as well her uncle and aunt alongside a heartfelt caption. 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Maya recently hit back at cruel trolls who commented on her weight and the clothes she wears. BROADCASTER Maya Jama has announced the passing of her grandfather today. Our. Maya, 26, wore her hair in a slick high ponytail and donned striking face paint to accentuate her facial features. You can unsubscribe at any time. You have entered an incorrect email address! She attended Cotham School in Cotham in Bristol. Alongside the playful video, she wrote: “Catwoman flex for tonight’s Halloween special episode of @donthatetheplayaz.". Here's how the power of colour therapy transformed fashion boss Fiona McIntyre's life. Reportedly, she was famous after civil-rights activist and celebrated poet Maya Angelou since her mother read the famous poem. (2015-2017). Source – Hello Magazine, Glamour Magazine. Opening up about the nasty comments, Maya told Mail Online: "I find it ridiculous. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. The 25-year-old took to her Instagram Stories to share the devastating news with her 1.6million followers and said that heaven has "gained another angel" in the wake of his death. Maya’s social media was soon awash with endless compliments from adoring fans who dubbed her "the sexiest woman alive". For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here.