Karla McCoy earned recognition after appearing on the TLC’s sMothered’s Season 3 with her daughter Rykia Lewis. In the show, people saw how close their bond was to the extent where they openly shared the intimate details of their lives, which some find “bizarre” and “weird.”
In the show, the mother-duo shared they give each other bikini waxes. In this article, let’s learn more about Karla, like her age, bio, married, husband, net worth, and many more.
Who Is Karla McCoy?
Karla McCoy, who was born on 12th July 1976, hails from Cuba, Alabama. Now, she resides in Jacksonville, Alabama. Her parents, who played a massive role in raising her has stayed out of the media.
However, Karla has openly shared about her siblings, Dormeka McCoy, and Quenesha Green. On her Instagram account under username @savvytuskerfitness, she shared how she and her siblings grew up with very little and how grateful they were towards their family.
Her sister Dormeka graduated from Sumter County High School and the University of West Alabama. She now works at Medical Solutions since 2018. She worked at East Mississippi State Hospital-RP White Nursing Facility as a certified nursing assistant and at Rush Foundation Hospital as a certified Phlebotomist.
Karla’s other sister Quenesha attends the University of Maryland Global Campus works in the U.S. Navy as information systems security manager.
Getting back to Karla, for education, she attended the University of West Alabama; henceforth, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in science specializing in Special Education and Teaching. Later, for her master’s degree, she enrolled at Grand Canyon University and graduated in Special Education and Teaching.
Karla stands tall at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 meters). She was 30 pounds overweight before her weight loss. She was ignorant about taking care of herself; however, she became serious about working out after losing her grandmother due to heart disease.
She is a fitness enthusiast who shared milestones of her weight loss journey. On 2nd January 2021, on her Facebook, McCoy shared that she lost over 50 pounds. Along with the news, she posted a snap of her body weight at different points in time.
Her weight loss also helped her to maintain her cholesterol and blood pressure. She reduced her cholesterol from 60 mg to 40 mg.
More about her distinct features, Karla has tattooed Ichthys and Ichthus on her shoulder.
Karla’s Job & Net Worth
Karla is a personal trainer and weight loss specialist. Although she graduated with Special Education and Teaching, she took a different route while choosing a career. Rather than pursuing her career in teaching, she became a fitness enthusiast.
In 2015, Karla earned her personal trainer certification and founded her business Savvy Tusker Fitness and Lifestyle.
In 2020, she became a National Academy of Sports Medicine-certified weight loss specialist.
In November 2020, Karla was also cast for TLC’s sMothered. Now, from her career, she has made a net worth of $400K.
Is She Married?
Karla McCoy is a married woman and is married to her husband for a long time. However, she has kept her husband and detail on him out of public; thus, we cannot find any information about him. Even on her social media account, she has neither posted nor mentioned him.
However, in August 2017, Karla tweeted on her Twitter, posting a snap of her husband’s love note left to her.
Moreover, with her husband, she has two children; a daughter named Rykia Lewis and a son named Robert Lewis. Her daughter Rykia is a surrogate mother and is four months pregnant.
Karla and her daughter Rykia appeared in sMothered, where they shared their close bond. There, they also opened up about sharing intimate videos. When Rykia was asked about who the men felt about it, she said one of the men in her life was not impressed. She said,
"I had one significant other in the past that knew I shared the video with my mom and he was like ‘you guys are sick'."
Some supported them, whereas some criticized them. If the mother-daughter is cool with being very close, other people’s opinions do not matter.