• Montana Yao is a model and the girlfriend of Malik Beasley, a professional basketball player.
• She was born in Pasadena, California in 1997, and attended Maranatha High School and Malibu High School.
• Montana won Miss Malibu Teen USA in 2016, and is signed to Newmark Models.
• She is also a freestyle rapper, and runs her own website.
• She has a son, Makai Joseph Beasley, with Malik, and her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.


Who is Malik Beasley’s girlfriend Montana Yao? Wiki Bio

Montana Yao was born in Pasadena, California USA, on 5 August 1997 – her zodiac sign is Leo and she holds American nationality. She is a model, but perhaps better known for being the girlfriend of Malik Beasley, a famous American professional basketball player.

Childhood and education

Montana was raised an only child in Pasadena by her mother Gina, who was raised in the San Fernando Valley and who is of English and Irish descent, and her father Paul, who came to the US from China in 1965, and who served in the US Army between 1971 and 1974.


Paul is working in the entertaining industry while Gina is the co-owner of the JaggerEdge clothing company.

Montana became interested in modelling at a very early age – it was while attending Maranatha High School that she was noticed by a modelling scout. While at school, she participated in a variety of sports, and followed a strict diet in planning to launch her career as a model. After three years at Maranatha, she moved to Malibu High School from which she matriculated in 2015. She worked at Duke’s Malibu as a hostess to financially support herself while working on her way up in the modelling industry.

Career as a model

Montana gained recognition in 2016 when she won Miss Malibu Teen USA, and then competed in Miss California Teen USA, reaching the top ten. She is currently signed to Newmark Models, and has posed for several famous brands including Zara.

Montana is also a freestyle rapper, and several of her rapping videos could have been found (as she has deleted them) uploaded onto her YouTube channel which she launched on 21 May 2012 but which is subscribed by only less than 500 people.

Montana Yao

Montana is running her own website on which one can book her services, check out her shop for her merchandise including music, and contact her with any questions and/or suggestions.

Love life and relationship with Malik

Montana met Malik at a party in 2018 at which they were introduced by a mutual friend, and they started dating just days later. There were rumors circulating the internet that the popular basketball player was seeing several women at the same time in 2018, but this hasn’t been confirmed, and after being in a relationship with Montana for over a year, she gave birth to their son Makai Joseph Beasley, on 26 March 2019.

Montana was 21 when Makai was born and it is widely believed that the child was not something Malik and Montana had planned. They arn’t married, and it doesn’t appear that they are planning on exchanging vows anytime soon.

Montana was once in a long term relationship while she was attending high school – the two were together for two years before splitting ways after matriculation.

Hobbies and other interests

Montana likes holidays because it is when the entire family comes together to eat, drink, and have fun – her favorite holiday is Christmas.

She has one fear which is earthquakes, and has stated how she freezes in place even if she feels the smallest possible tremor. Montana is keen on travelling and has been to several US states. She also enjoys tasting various cuisines and some of her favorite foods are pasta, tacos, and cake. She is somewhat of a shopaholic, as she goes shopping for clothes several times per week; her favorite color is pink.

Montana likes to watch movies in her spare time, and her favorite actors and actresses are Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Emma Watson, while some of her favorite movies are “Titanic”, “Mr. and Mrs Smith”, and the franchise “Harry Potter”.

She is also keen on watching TV series – her favorite is “Friends”.

Appearance and net worth

Montana is 22 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, weighs around 134lbs (61kgs), and her vital statistics are 34D-24-36. As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million while Malik’s net worth is reputedly over $6 million.

Who is Malik Beasley? Wiki Bio

Malik JonMikal Beasley was born in Atlanta, Georgia USA, on 26 November 1996 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he holds American nationality. He is perhaps best known for the time he spent playing basketball for the Denver Nuggets who are competing in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Malik was raised in Atlanta by his father Michael Beasley who was a professional basketball player in Chile, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic, and his mother Deena who was a housewife. Malik attended Saint Francis School where he started playing basketball, averaging 22.2 points and 2.9 assists per game, and was named the Class 1A Player of the Year in Georgia as well as to the All-State Class A First Team. Upon matriculation in 2014, he enrolled at Florida State University on a basketball scholarship, while he also had offers from University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Connecticut among others.

He spent only a year playing college basketball before he signed his rookie contract with the Denver Nuggets on 9 August 2016, being the 19th overall pick. He spent four years with them, but didn’t didn’t get much court time, spending a lot of time on the bench – while his one of his best performances was on 10 November 2016 when he scored 12 points in 15 minutes that he spent in the game. His best score was on 1 February 2019, when he had 35 points against the Houston Rockets.

Since 5 February 2020, Malik has been playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

1 Comment

  1. tomas pajaros Reply

    “matriculated” means “entered, began”
    Ms. Yao probably graduated in 2015, not matriculated (born 1997)

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