Iyanla Vanzant Daughter, Children, Married and Divorce

Posted On: 05 Jun, 2014

Iyanla Vanzant Daughter, Children, Married and Divorce

Quick Facts

Date of Birth September 13, 1953
Age 68 Years 0 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Inspirational speaker
Husband/Spouse Charles Vanzant(div), Adeyemi Bandele
Boyfriend No
Ethnicity African-American
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Yes
Net Worth $400 Thousand Dollars
Height Not Disclosed
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Damon Vanzant, Gemmia Vanzant, Nisa Vanzant

Talented television personality, TV anchor and inspirational speaker Iyanla Vanzant was born on 13th September in 1953. She is also a teacher with a new thought who was born in Brooklyn, New York as Rhonda Eva Harris. Lyanla is a popular black American who has achieved name and fame within a short period of time. An honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority Iyanla Vanzant didn’t had a good childhood experience. She experienced lots of ups and downs during her childhood days.

Even after those bad moments, she still stood up and faced the entire problem due to which she is a well known personality in today’s context. She is a well known personality in the television by appearing in most of the shows as a guest appearance. In spite of all the failures she had in her early days, she was able to succeed soon after. Courageous Iyanla Vanzant has struggled a lot to achieve this success, name and fame. She was born to an alcoholic mother who gave her birth in the back of taxi cab. She was the daughter born due to extra martial affair. Soon after two years, she lost her mother due to breast cancer. After that she and her brother were raised by her father who left them in their relative’s house.

At the age of nine, Vanzant was raped by her uncle in a pathetic manner. She had no one by her side. At the very young age, she was married and bared children at the age of 16. She had a physically abusive husband and a mother of three children by the age of 21. After facing lots of troubles and problems, she finally was inspired by a sign on the bus. Then she started to move against the violence and torture she had. They she tried her best to overcome all the grief.

Finally she joined Medgar Evers College situated in Brooklyn, New York and then after she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She joined City University of New York Law School at Queens College. After appearing college and gaining knowledge, she was offered for a job without a formal interview. She was offered by City University of New York Law School at Queens College. She again found herself unemployed with her sixteen years old pregnant daughter.

Then one of her friend asked her to take the classes for women for their welfare. She started to take her job seriously and in the meantime iyanla vanzant published a workbook named Tapping the Power Within: A Path to Self Empowerment for Black Women. starting over as a writer was her best attempt. After her second work Acts of Faith: Daily Meditations for People of Color, she is known as acts of faith iyanla vanzant. This work book of her removed the racial discrimation to some extent. Due to her courage and bravery and her attempts to change the social discrimination in the society, she received numerous awards. Dr. Lyanla is found delivering her message and spreading the education all over the world through press, shows and social networking sites.

She was also seen as host life coach on starting over; Lyanla, NBC Day time Drama, along with a recurring guest in popular show Oprah. Iyanla Vanzant is also a director and founder of Inner Visions Institute of Spiritual Development. She is a well known personality in the America, who has numerous search in the internet which includes her biography, her relationship, her poems and divorce. One can find her in different social networking and website.