Brianna Lyn Barlup was born on April 20, 1992. The type of dwarfism that she has is Achondroplasia. Before Bri was on Little Women: Atlanta, she was a club dancer alongside her best friend/fellow cast member Emily Fernandez. She and Fernandez were also featured in rapper Lil Chuckee's music video for his song,"Da Wop". After that, Barlup went as Leftcheek and Fernandez went as Rightcheek at performances, and performed together as the duo called,"The Cheeks". Barlup left Atlanta to be with family, and joined the cast of "Little Women: Dallas".
In 2016, Bri appeared on a season 2 episode of the Lifetime series called, "Atlanta Plastic", a show where people get plastic surgery. The procedure that Bri had done was a breast augmentation.
Behind the Scenes
When Bri was nine years old, her father died in a car accident.
Before being on Little Women: Atlanta and Little Women: Dallas, Bri was already friends with Emily Fernandez. They have been best friends for at least 5 years, and consider each other family.
Bri has a son named Malik (4), who has Achondroplasia dwarfism like she does. Malik's father is locally famous rapper, Robert "Wooda" Bowen, better known as Ratchetasswooda. Barlup and Bowen were never in a relationship, and have known each other for at least 5 years. They
worked on forming a relationship, but It didn't happen. Although Bri and Wooda aren't in a relationship, they make an effort to co-parent their son Malik, and even lived together.
Many months after Bri, Wooda, and their son Malik moved to Dallas, Wooda left Bri and Malik behind to pursue his music career, since he had gotten signed to a record label. On the Season 2 reunion of Little Women: Dallas, Wooda makes his return after not being in quite a few episodes in Season 2. Some light is also shed on he and Bri's relationship. Wooda revealed that he was never out of the picture with Bri, even when she was dating another man briefly. He also said that he didn't want to form a relationship with Bri at the moment.
Barlup gave birth to her second child (a boy) with Bowen on February 9, 2018. His name is Karter. It is currently unknown to the public if Karter has dwarfism.
In mid 2017, Bri dated a man named Jamarcus for a short time.
Bri and her best friend Emily have a Youtube channel called, "OFFICIALLCRC". In 2017, they released three singles titled, "Poppin' Bottles", "Gettin Rich", and "HD". In August 2017, the music video for "Poppin' Bottles" was posted on their YouTube channel. Over the course of two months, the video received more than 12 million views.