Iyanla Vanzant-The Spiritual Teacher
One of the most inspirational black Americans, Iyanla Vanzant, is known all over the nation for her appearance on talk shows and her books. She is a storehouse of sensibility and knowledge. Her social media pages are all followed by more than millions of followers.
Born in New York City, Vanzant has appeared many times on The Oprah Winfrey Show and is still the most popular guest. Currently, she is hosting her show, Iyanla: Fix My Life, that comes on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. It is said that her speeches, books, and television appearances have made her an inspiration for many. She shows ways of building healthy relationships in life.
Vanzant was credited as the 7th most spiritually influential alive person in the world by Watkin’s Mind Body Spirit magazine. She was a speaker on Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend tour, an eight-city tour and included several other eminent personalities. We surely need people like Vanzant in this world who play a significant role in ordinary people’s life and mind.
|Birth Name||Rhonda Eva Harris|
|Born||September 13, 1953 (Age 68)|
|Profession||Lawyer, inspirational speaker, author, spiritual teacher|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||79 kg or 174 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|High School||Not known|
|College||Virginia Union University
City University of New York School of Law
University of Santa Monica
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Books||Interiors: A Black Woman’s Healing-in progress
The Big Book of Faith
What is the success story of Iyanla Vanzant?
After escaping a torturing husband with her three children, she studied and graduated from City University of New York Law School. The Philadelphia Public Defender’s office recognized her excellent oratory skills, and she got a job instantly. She soon got a job as a teacher where she wrote a workbook. This became her first published book, Tapping the Power Within A Path to Self-Empowerment for Black Women.
Vanzant was chosen five times as a New York Times bestseller and published 13 publications. She was listed by Ebony magazine among the best 100 most influential black Americans list. She is the founder of Inner Visions Institute of Spiritual Development, where she teaches religious teachings, spiritual laws, etc. She travels worldwide to spread her message of hope and positivity.
What is the physical appearance of Iyanla Vanzant?
Vanzant is a 5 ft 10 inches tall woman with a bright and attractive personality. She weighs 79 kgs and tries to remain fit. Vanzant has black eyes with dark brown short hair.
What is the relationship status of Iyanla Vanzant?
Vanzant gave birth to her first child when she was just 16 years old. She has three children- Gemma, Damon, and Nisa. She got married to Charles Vanzant in 1973 and got divorced in 1979. She found the love of her life and married Adeyemi Bandele in 1997. However, soon they got divorced in 2007. She is single at present.
What is the net worth of Iyanla Vanzant?
Vanzant has written dozens of inspirational books and has hosted her popular talk show. Millions of fans regularly follow her videos and speeches on media accounts and receive innumerable views. She is considered a spiritual teacher with the power to heal the inner trauma of people. Her passion and dedication towards her career have given her a fortune of $4 million.
- Vanzant has seen violence and abuse since her childhood days. She divorced her first husband because he was very abusive.
- Due to the difficulties in her life, she was able to get the unbreakable spirit and a powerful and firm will to live happily.
- Vanzant lost her first daughter, Gemma, in 2003 due to colon cancer.
- She was given the name Iyanla in 1983, which means great mother.