Malorie Bailey-Massie, aka “Mal”, sister and assistant to The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Cynthia Bailey, was born and raised in Alabama. In 1989 she moved to Houston, TX, where she attended a popular modeling school. Malorie went on to appear in numerous fashion, bridal and hair shows. After several years, Malorie realized that modeling was not her passion and began pursuing other interests. In 1992, she gave birth to daughter Madison with former NFL Player Lamar Lathon.
In 2005, Mal married Professional International Basketball Player, Chris Massie. Over the course of the past 10 years the couple has lived in many parts of the world — Italy, Spain, Greece, Israel, Korea, Venezuela, Uruguay and France…while maintaining their primary home in Texas.
In early 2011, Malorie launched her new company, Mal’s Custom Jewelry www.malscustomjewelry.com. Malorie received a Fashion Award in 2014 honoring Mal’s Custom Jewelry. Malorie was nominated for the Top 50 Black Professional & Entrepreneurs Awards in 2016. While Malorie’s jewelry line is designed for all fashion trendsetters, men, women and children, she is especially proud of her awareness jewelry that tailors to various Organizations and Foundations.
Malorie is a woman of many talents; she wears a lot of hats. Over the past 7 seasons, she has appeared regularly on the Real Housewives of Atlanta. Malorie has appeared on The Ricki Lake Show and she has been featured in numerous magazines and blogs.