Black Mafia Family follows the real-life story of two brothers Demetrius Flenory aka ‘Big Meech’ and Terry Flenory aka ‘Southwest T’.
Produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson G-Unit Film and Television with Starz and Lionsgate Television, BMF premiered on Sunday, September 26th.
The new series has put a spotlight on the family and children of Big Meech as many fans wonder whether he has been married.
Here’s his family life explored.
Who is Big Meech?
Demetrius Flenory, or known as ‘Big Meech’, is the co-founder of Black Mafia Family which he set up with his brother Terry Flenory aka ‘Southwest T’.
He started a drug trafficking and money laundering organisation in Detroit which went on to become a major drug distribution business in the United States.
Later on, BMF set up BMF Entertainment in order to launder the money from drug sales and make their business legitimate.
In 2007, Big Meech and his brother pleaded guilty to running a criminal enterprise and were sentenced to 30 years in prison.
His son, Lil Meech, stars as Big Meech in the Starz series BMF and has no connection to his father’s criminal past.
Does Big Meech have a wife in real life?
According to public records, Big Meech doesn’t have a wife and has never been married in his life.
There have been speculations that his wife was Tonesa Welch who claimed to be the first lady of BMF following the release of a reality show called BMF Wives.
However, BMF Entertainment CEO Tammy Cowins denied the rumours and said that Big Meech has never tied the knot.
“Meech has never been married… Terry has never been married,” Tammy said. “There’s never been a woman to be a FLENOOY besides Miss. Lucille and their kids.
“So at the end of that day, that’s who gets the recognition as being the “First Lady” of BMF.”
How many children does Big Meech have?
Demetrius has a son called Lil Meech, who stars as Big Meech in BMF.
Lil Meech a musician and actor, and you can find him under the handle @lilmeechbmf on Instagram where he has 445,000 followers.
The 21-year-old was born in Detroit.