Mia Thornton Biography
Mia Thornton (maiden name – Mia Nichole Fields) is an American Entrepreneur and TV Personality who is best known for starring in the series, “The Real Housewives of Potomac.” She is thrilled to be part of the reality show.
Thornton is also a multi-clinic franchise owner, a marketing executive for the Joint Chiropractic, and a regional developer. She has worked as a Franchisee at Massage Envy Spas for 3 years (November 2011 – October 2014). After college, she started her career in Charlotte, North Carolina as a clinic director. From there, she went to work for a prominent Fortune 500 company for half a decade. Also, at the same time, she worked at Massage Envy.
Thornton expanded Fortune 500 company and this allowed her to develop Joint Chiropractic doctor offices across the Northeast region to include New York, North Carolina, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. She launched “Amilleon London,” a boutique e-commerce store, in the year 2020, with a limited edition Lip Collection.
Thornton is also a philanthropist. She and her husband serve on the sponsor families and board at the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte. She is a sponsor of Autism Speaks, Elizabeth City State University, CASADC.org, Child’s Place, UNCF, St. Jude, and Better World. When coming to Thornton’s education, she is a proud graduate of Southeastern Institute. She graduated from the institution with a degree in neuromuscular massage therapy.
Mia Thornton Age
Thornton is 38 years old as of 2022. She was born in the year 1984, in the United States. Her date and month of birth are unknown therefore it is difficult to know when she celebrate her birthday.
Mia Thornton Height
Thornton stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Mia Thornton Parents / Siblings
Thornton was raised by her foster parents, Daryl Lynem (foster father) and Robin Elaine Lynem (foster mother). The names of her biological parents are Mary Elizabeth Simmons (mother) and Howard Howard Simmons (father). Thornton was adopted and has been raised by her foster parents since she was young. Thornton was raised alongside her 3 siblings; Daryl E Lynem Jr (brother), Candis N Lynem (sister), and Brianna R Lynem (sister).
Mia Thornton Mother (Biological)
Thornton’s biological mom is called Mary Elizabeth Simmons. Mary once stated that Thornton accidentally ended up burning herself while she was cooking oatmeal during her absence. Her mom fought addiction for quite a long time and was even sentenced to 2 decades in prison, although Thornton did not divulge information about why she was sent to prison.
In the year 2005, Robin was released from prison. She then started visiting a rehabilitation center. Mary has a sister, Veronica, who worked hard to stay clean and rebuild her relationship with Thornton. Thornton still harbors some pain and trauma from how things transpired between her and her mom when she was young. She is ready to reconnect with her mom.
Mia Thornton Husband
Thornton is married to Gordon Thornton. The couple has been in marriage for over a decade. Gordon is 70 years old as of 2022, having been born on September 17, 1952. They have a 32-year age gap! Gordon Thornton has an annual estimated net worth of $100 Million. He owns The Joint Chiropractic franchises under Giselle’s Executive Management, per Earn The Necklace. In the year 2017, Gordon established “Thornton Investment GRP,” an investment company.
Mia Thornton Children
Thornton and her husband Gordon Thornton are proud parents to their 2 children; Juliana and Jeremiah Carter. Juliana is 5 years as of 2022 having been born in July 2017. Jeremiah is 7 years old as of 2022 having been born on June 20, 2015. Thornton also has a stepdaughter, who is from her husband’s previous marriage. She also has a son from her past relationship. Thornton likes spending her spare time with her kids and husband. The family happily lives in Maryland.
Mia Thornton Net Worth
Thornton has an annual estimated net worth of $5 Million.
Mia Thornton Candle Line
Thornton revealed her own candle on a season of the series, RHOP. This season, Wendy Osefo gave some thoughts about this product launch. On the July 18 episode of RHOP, Wendy Osefo announced to her family that she established a home essentials line that included candles. In the same month, Thornton revealed her own candle launch, Amilleon London, which features limited-edition “statement candles” made by Thompson Ferrier in collaboration with DFWM Paris and MAISON 10.
Mia Thornton Cancer
Rumors once stated that Thornton was diagnosed with cancer. She, however, came out and confirmed the rumors that the rumors were all wrong, on March 25, 2022. Thornton stated that she just underwent some tests was surgically removed the 2 lumps for biopsy. She also thanked everyone for giving her support and caring.
Mia Thornton Chiropractor
Thornton is a founder of The Joint Corp., a company that revolutionized access to chiropractic care when it established its retail healthcare business model. The company also makes quality care affordable and convenient, while eliminating the need for insurance, for countless patients seeking ongoing wellness and pain relief. With over 750 locations countrywide and about 11 million patient visits per year, The Joint Chiropractic is an instrumental leader in the chiropractic industry.
The company is ranked no.3 on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list and no.1 on Forbes’ 2022 America’s Best Small Companies list. The company was also named to Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500®” list and Franchise Times’ “Top 400+ Franchises.”
Mia Thornton and Nicki Minaj
Thornton had a bone to pick with Nicki Minaj (musician/rapper), who served as a host of RHOP’s reunion special in November 2022. She took to Instagram to call out Nicki Minaj, for excluding her son as she gifted Christmas presents to all the Bravo TV cast’s kids.
Mia Thornton The Real Housewives of Potomac (RHOP)
Thornton is one of the main cast members of the series, “The Real Housewives of Potomac” which first premiered on January 17, 2016, on Bravo. She has appeared in the series since its debut. This series has 7 seasons, each having more than 10 episodes. The latest season – season 7, premiered its first episode on October 9, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo, and its latest episode (episode 10) on December 11, 2022, on Bravo.
The franchise “Real Housewives” expands across America, and this edition series, “The Real Housewives of Potomac” is mainly filmed in Potomac, Maryland. Potomac is a community of gated mansions and rolling hills located up the Potomac River from Washington DC. The series follows the personal and professional lives of a number of well-to-do women who are part of the exclusive society.
Below is the list of other cast members featured in the latest season.
- Gizelle Bryant
- Karen Huger
- Robyn Dixon
- Ashley Darby
- Candiace Dillard Bassett
- Wendy Osefo