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Where Is Mercedes Dollson Now? Inside The Life Of Le’Veon Bell’s Ex-Girlfriend

An Instagram model Mercedes Dollson is mostly recognized as the ex-fiance of football running back Le’Veon Bell. They were in a relationship for over four years during which the couple also welcomed a daughter together.

While the couple is no more together, their relationship gained eyeballs for Mercedes. But ever since their split, she has tried to stay away from the spotlight. Where is she now? Here is everything you always wanted to know about her.

Mercedes Dollson Originally Comes From California

Born on November 10, 1992, she is 31 of age as of now. Since her parents are originally from California, she spent a major chunk of her childhood in Elk Grove.

Mercedes Dollson With Her White Mother
Mercedes Dollson With Her White Mother

Growing up she had a decent childhood along with her white mother and African-American mother. Though she does not prefer to talk about her parents much, she has shared a photo of her mom on her Facebook post.

Educational Details

Mercedes is an educated individual and did her high school at Elk Grove High School. Later, she joined California State University Sacramento, where she finished her degree in Biochemistry.

Likewise, to pursue her studies further, she joined Arizona State University earning a degree in psychology. Following this, she studied at Southern New Hampshire University.

Mercedes Dollson Never Married Her Ex-Boyfriend Le’Veon Bell

The couple was together in a relationship for over 4 years, however, they never walked down the aisle. Anyway, the duo became the parents to two kids, Melodie Bell Dollson and LeVeon Jr.

Following the birth of their second kid, the ex-couple even got engaged but it never turned into a wedding. Instead, the duo who had reportedly begun dating in 2016 broke up in 2020, shortly after their engagement.

Mercedes Dollson With Her Fiance Le'Veon Bell And Kids
Mercedes With Her Fiance Le’Veon Bell And Kids

While they never revealed the reason behind their split, it is alleged that it could be because of Le’Veon’s affairs outside of their relationship.

She Has A Beautiful Relationship With Her Kids

As we said, Mercedes is a mother of two children and she shares an adorable relationship with both her children. In fact, she loves sharing photos of her son and daughter on her social media.

She keeps her fans updated about the day-to-day life of her kids and herself via her posts. Back in August 2022, she shared a cute photo of her daughter as she joined a primary school.

Mercedes' Shared A Story As Her Daughter Joined Primary School
Mercedes’ Shared A Story As Her Daughter Joined Primary School

There are many other photos on her social media that reflect her love for her kids. Hope their relationship remains intact in the days to come as well.

Mercedes Dollson Alleged Boyfriend Eddie Jackson, Are They Dating?

Back in May 2019, news of Mercedes dating Eddie Jackson, safety for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. The rumors began after a clip of the two partying became viral on social media.

Despite the fact that the clip gathered huge media attention and numerous speculations regarding their relationship, the alleged couple never addressed the rumors.

Even if we assume they were actually dating at the time, it is unclear if they are still in a relationship in 2024.

She Has Varied Work Experience

At a young age, Dollson has working experience for a lot of organizations. She reportedly began her career working as a debt collector for the Law Office Of Michael K. Sipes. This was followed by her work at Mathys Law Group, where she performed the task of an executive administrative assistant.

Later on, she also had a short stint as a bookkeeper for Mama Dots Daycare before which she also worked as a barista at Starbucks. Following this, she joined ABSO Technologies, where she was an office manager and an assistant as per her LinkedIn.

At present, she has founded her cosmetic line Dollface Cosmetics, which is quite popular among her fans. Along with this, she is also trying her luck as a model and even has her profile in Model Mayhem.

Dollson Was Arrested For The Possession Of Marijuana

Like most celebrities, Mercedes also has her share of controversies. Back in August 2014, she along with the former NFL running back LeGarrette Blount and her ex-partner Le’Veon were arrested by the police for the possession of marijuana.

According to reports, the police caught them in the Pittsburgh Suburb of Ross Township as they were stuck in traffic. In the press release later, the police addressed that all three were cooperative and admitted to the possession of the marijuana. As per the reports, they had around one-third of an ounce of marijuana.

Mercedes Has Opened Up About Facing Racism

In an Instagram post back in June 2020, Dollson opened up about facing racism. It happened at a restaurant where she was eating at Panera Bread and reading a book when she was forcefully asked to leave as there were other customers. She further noted that it was some white women for whom the restaurant manager was trying to get a seat.

Writing about the incident in an Instagram post, she said,

There is nothing that can stop a black person from experiencing racism. Not being famous, lighter, or even rich. If you’re black there’s a great chance you will experience racism.

Where Is Mercedes Dollson Now?

As of now, she lives in Los Angeles, where she reportedly moved in September 2012. For those who are unaware, she is originally from Sacramento, California.

At present, she has been focusing on her cosmetic business and occasional modeling projects. She also loves traveling and often flaunts photos from various destinations on her Instagram.