Aisha Murray Atkins is the wife to hip-hop and R & B star Ja Rule who rose to fame in the early 2000s after his hit collabos with fellow artists such as Ashanti and Jennifer Lopez. The two have been married since 2001. Here we look at some unknown facts about the wife of this famed musician.

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Quick facts about Aisha Atkins

Full Name: Aisha Murray Atkins

Born: 1977

Age: 40 years

Birth Place: New York, USA

Ethnicity: Black

Profession: Unknown

Net Worth: Unknown

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Jeffrey Atkins- Ja Rule (m. 2001)

Children: Jeffrey Atkins Jr., Jordan Atkins, Britney Atkins

1. Aisha and Ja Rule were high school sweethearts

The love story of this celeb couple unlike many is not one that was bred out of the impossible, such as a meet up at a dinner party or movie set. For them it was something that came from their days back when they were both students at Martin Van Buren High School in Queens, New York.  The two met when Aisha was just 14 years of age, but at first did not kick it off directly, as Aisha opted to date one of Ja Rule’s friends instead and so as proof of his love for her, he had to bid time and wait on her. This he did and in the end came out as the guy on the top as he eventually went on to marry her in 2001 after they were through with their high school education.

2. Aisha lost her virginity to Ja Rule

 

16 years!!! Happy anniversary to my best friend love you baby!!! #Sweet16

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Aisha Atkins has admitted to having lost her virginity to the love of her life, Ja Rule after they started dating in high school when both of them were at Martin Van Buren High School. Well, not so many celebrities have come out to state such an intimate thing about themselves but Aisha makes the exception and she states that this has helped her stay loyal to her husband of 16 years Ja Rule. The couple first had their first child in 1995 when Aisha was just 18 years old.

3. Aisha has had to endure rumors of her husband’s cheating

Marriage life of 16 years to one man hasn’t been all rosy for Aisha Atkins, who has had to remain grounded and keep her head high in the face of controversy whereby her husband has been alleged to be unfaithful. The most recent one came in 2013. This is immediately after Ja Rule was released from prison where he had been serving two years for tax evasion and gun possession. The veteran rapper was alleged to be cheating on his wife with former cellmate while in prison. The allegations that Ja Rule was gay took the internet by storm but the couple was able to take charge and all things went back to normalcy.

4. Aisha Atkins’ father is a politician

Aisha Atkins was born as one of two sisters to one Dr Winston Churchill Murray, who served as a one time member of Parliament for Tobago West and Prof Cynthia Harvey Murray. Her sister is Dr Melita Murray-Carney, who holds s a PhD in mental and behavioral health from the University of Maryland. It is right to say that Aisha comes from quite a family with educational bigwigs.

5. Aisha has been nicknamed, Ish, by her husband

They say that you know someone loves you when they give you a nickname and that is just so with Ja Rule and Aisha. The veteran rapper likes referring to his wife as ‘Ish’ rather than Aisha. Aisha has admitted to loving the nickname dearly.

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