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Reality star Stevie J arrested for owing more than $1 million in child support

The "Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" star reportedly owes more than $1 million in child support to the mother of his two teenagers.
By Kate Stanton Follow @KateStan Contact the Author   |   June 10, 2014 at 7:04 PM

ATLANTA, June 10 (UPI) -- A VH1 reality star has been arrested in Atlanta for failing to pay a million dollars worth of child support payments to the mother of his two teenagers.

Police said Stevie J, of Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta, owes monthly payments of $8,500 dating back to 2001.

"The defendant [real name Steven Jordan], knowingly and willfully failed to pay a support obligation with respect to a child who resided in another state, such obligation having remained unpaid for a period longer than two years," Vincent Maldonado, of the Department of Health and Human Services, said in a statement.

Jordan fathered a boy and a girl with his former live-in girlfriend back in 1997 and 1998. They now live with their mother in Pennsylvania.

The 42-year-old defendant, a producer, has worked with artists like Mariah Carey, Notorious B.I.G and Jay Z.

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