Anitra Mecadon is an interior designer with over 15 years of experience in making people’s dreams come true. And now, she’s teaming up with rapper Lil Jon in the new HGTV series Lil Jon Wants to Do What? — where they’ll be turning dated spaces into chic living areas.
Keep reading this Anitra Mecadon Bio to learn more about her.
Meet Anitra Mecadon, The Interior Designer On HGTV’s Lil Jon Wants To Do What?
Anitra Mecadon and Lil Jon go way back to 2016. At the time, she firsthand witnessed Lil Jon’s meticulousness when she worked with him on his Atlanta home’s tequila bar. Thus, when Lil Jon decided to revamp people’s homes, Anitra was the first person he remembered.
On Lil Jon Wants to Do What? Anitra will be using her maximalist design abilities to assist homeowners in embracing their inner designer while Lil Jon provides an out-of-the-box creative concept. Also, Anitra being a budgetary expert will be helping Lil Jon to realize his often expensive ideas cost-effectively
As per the show, Lil Jon’s idea will center on utilizing elements of the homes that are often overlooked or never examined. So, Anitra might have a hard time carrying out the task. But then again, this is where her expertise lies. It sure is going to be fun watching Anitra and her team bringing Lil Jon’s creative vision to life
Anitra Mecadon Net Worth
Anitra Mecadon flaunted a net worth of above $2 million in 2022.
A highly charismatic interior designer, Anitra has created amazing designs all around the world from both residential to commercial — restaurants, residences, boutiques, galleries, you name it, she’s done it all!
Prior to joining Lil Jon Wants to Do What?, she’s also appeared in 5 seasons of the DIY Network’s hit series Mega Dens Furthermore, she’s also graced numerous other TV shows for DIY & HGTV including All American Handyman, Ultimate Bachelor Pad, Behind the Build Dream House, Behind the Build Smart Home, Raise the Roof College Challenge, Hotel Impossible, The Early Show, and a few more.
Besides designing, Anitra also worked as a spokesperson for the National Gypsum Company and was an on-air host for Scripps Networks Interactive from 2010 to 2015.
As for her education, she received her bachelor’s of applied science/psychology biology fine arts from the University of Scranton in 1999 and later revied her BA in interior designing from Bauder College in 2001.
Is Anitra Mecadon Married?
Yes, Anitra Mecadon is married to her husband Adam Bret as of 2022. The two exchanged vows on October 31, 2013, and welcome their son Nash on November 1, 2018.
Her husband, Adam is an Executive Producer & EVP of Development from Low Rider Films. Also, he’s an actor and a singer who’s worked in the music department of Mega Dens (2014 – 2015), and Impossible Possible/The Amazon 5000 Story (2021).
Back from 199 to 2012, Adam also used to be an indie rock group, SoulPhood.
Anitra was very supportive of her husband and often took it to her IG to promote his works.
On Adam’s birthday in 2020 (i.e. on November 10), Anitra took it to her IG to write, “I’ve known him for almost 20years now – he’s one of the sweetest daddy’s you’ll ever meet, a badass guitar player, and when he sings I melt. To me, he’s still smokin hot, and thank GOD one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.”
Anitra Mecadon Age
Anitra Mecadon was 45 years of age when she appeared on Lil Jon Wants to Do What? in 2022.
She is 5 years younger than Lil Jon who was born on January 17, 1972.
Is Anitra Mecadon On Instagram?
Yes, as of May 2022, find her on Instagram @anitramecadon with 22.2K followers.
Anitra Mecadon Parents
Anitra Mecadon was born to parents, Patricia Kosek and Charles Mecadon.
Her father, Charlie was the National Director of Sales Training & Content of NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business). He is a Wilkes University MBA Marketing graduate who joined NFIB initially as a regional training coordinator in Jan 2001.
As for Anitra’s mother, Patty attended the University of Scranton from 1994 to 2001, and later went on to become a production manager for the university press.
Anitra’s parents, Patricia and Charles recently celebrated their anniversary on Feb 23, at the age of 70 and 71 respectively.
Sadly, Anitra’s paternal grandparents Andrew V. Kosek and Georgette S. Ellman have both passed away.
Remembering her veteran grandfather, Anitra took it to her IG on Feb 23, 2021, to write, “We owe this man and all the men and women like him a debt of gratitude. They carry the weight of our freedom on their shoulders while their hearts bleed for loved ones they’ve left behind.”
Talking about her siblings, Anitra has a sister named Dr. Pilar Mecadon Labriola and a brother named Dr. Francis Mecadon.
Her one-year-older sister, Pilar was the co-founder of Chiro Health Spa and a professional speaker and was married to Joe Labriola.
As for her brother, Francis has over 13 years of practice in general dentistry.
Trivia: Anitra has a sister-in-law named Simone Allen Mecadon.
Anitra Mecadon Height
Anitra Mecadon stands tall at a height under 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm).
Her distinct features include — green eyes, dark hair, an oblong face, and a beautiful smile.
When Is Anitra Mecadon Birthday?
Anitra Mecadon receives her birthday wishes on April 15, making her of the Aries zodiac.
Where Is Anitra Mecadon From?
Anitra hails from Pittston, PA.