Singer, model, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Sasha Gates has Trinidadian roots, was born and raised in Canada and now resides in Southern California. Sasha discovered her passion for entertainment and inherent musical talents at a young age, dedicating her time outside of school to writing, singing and making music in her friends’ home studios. Sasha later moved to New York to pursue her dreams of a career in show business. After living in New York for a short time, the Trinidadian beauty was signed to the prestigious Wilhelmina Modeling Agency and embarked on a successful modeling career, appearing in national campaigns for powerhouse companies such as, Pepsi, Chrysler and Ikea, just to name a few.
Sasha made her way to Hollywood to further develop her thriving modeling and acting career. It was here that she would meet her future husband, NFL Super Star, Antonio Gates. It was love at first site when the couple met at a Hollywood hot spot on July of 2007. They were married a few short years later in July of 2011 at the breathtaking Grand Del Mar in San Diego, California surrounded by family and friends.
Sasha is a devoted wife and mother to two gorgeous children. While she finds motherhood to be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling gifts in her life, she cannot quell the desire to return to her musical roots. After a brief hiatus from the music industry, the songstress recently picked up her guitar and started playing again for the first time in quite a while, and that was all it took to reignite her creative passion. Now, Sasha Gates is breathing life into R&B with her emotional, heartfelt melodies and irresistible beats. The Trinidadian artist recently released her first single, “Oh Yeah MyHitta,” which features a classic, soulful R&B sound combined with fresh pop lyrics. Sasha is currently focusing on completing her debut album, due to release in 2016.
In addition to her thriving music career, Sasha is starring in her second season of E!’s hit reality series, WAGS. The show tackles the world of professional athletes and the strong women behind the sports stars. WAGS puts the spotlight on Sasha as a dedicated wife to her husband, 5X All Pro, San Diego Chargers Tight End, Antonio Gates and mother to their two children, daughter Ayla (2 year)and son, Aven (1 year). On Season 1 the cameras followed Sasha as she faced complications with their youngest child, Aven, who was born on Father’s Day, two months premature.
The young mother openly discusses the frightening situation and her fight to have the healthiest baby possible. Widely considered to be the shows biggest star and “Queen WAG”, Sasha has quickly become a fan and media favorite.
When she is not in the studio or on the big screen, the multifaceted music artist is giving back to the community through her charity, The Dolling Foundation. The Dolling Foundation provides high quality wigs to women surviving hair loss from catastrophic illness. They hope to inspire women to maintain a strong sense of self by enhancing their natural beauty that was compromised by tragedy.