Iyanla Vanzant
Iyanla Vanzant
Real Name/Full Name Rhonda Eva Harris
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Iyanla Vanzant
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 September 1953
Age/How Old: 69 years old
Height/How Tall: In centimetres: 180 cm
In feet and inches: 5’ 10”
Weight: In kilograms- 79 kg
In pounds- 174.165 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father’s Name- Horace Harris
Mother’s Name- Sarah Jefferson
Siblings: N/A
School: Medgar Evers College
College: Virginia Union University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Adeyemi Bandele (m. 1997–2007), Charles Vanzant (m. 1973–1979)
Kids/Children Name: 3 (Gemmia Vanzant, Damon Vanzant, Nisa Vanzant)
Profession: Motivational speaker, lawyer, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, and life coach and television personality
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2023

Rhonda Eva Harris is an American motivational speaker, lawyer, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, and life coach, and television personality. She is also known for her books of books regarding her eponymous talk show and known for her own appearance in the show named The Oprah Winfrey Show. Now she is the host of her own show Iyanla: Fix My Life on the Oprah Winfrey Network, which is gaining great heights in the television ratings.

Well, how well do you know about Iyanla Vanzant? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Iyanla Vanzant’s net worth in 2023, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Iyanla Vanzant to date.

Biography and Early Life:

Iyanla Vanzant got birth on September 13, 1953. She was born at the back of a taxi in Brooklyn, New Work. She was then known as Rhonda Eva Harris. She got birth in the family of Sarah Jefferson and Horace Harris. No other information regarding her family, parents, even about her cousins is not mentioned anywhere. Maybe that be a matter of privacy by her or any personal issue. Recently she is residing in the city of Marlboro, Maryland.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Iyanla Vanzant in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Iyanla Vanzant’s age is 69 years old as of today’s date 1st April 2023 having been born on 13 September 1953. Though, she is 5’ 10” in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 174.165 lbs in Pound and 79kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Dark Brown.


As mentioned in some reviews, she passed her high school from Medgar Evers College, and soon after that, she went to Virginia Union University for her graduations in BA. Then she also held the JD degree and took it from the City University of New York School of Law, and with that, she also holds a master’s degree in Center for study and practice of spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

When Iyanla was two years old, she lost her mother due to breast cancer. She lacked the mother factor from her life a lot. Her paternal family raised her. And incident also took place as shared by her. She was also raped by one of her family members at the age of nine. When she married, her first husband was an ill-treated man who was also physically abusive each time, for which Iyanla has to leave him and went ahead from him in the year 1980 with her three children. She also lost her thirty-year-old daughter Gemma who died out of the rare form of colon cancer. She and her husband also got divorced in the year 2007. Her husband’s name was Yemi, whom she married in the year 2002.

Is Iyanla Vanzant Lesbian?

Nowhere is it being mentioned that Iyanla is lesbian because she is always in the limelight with her husbands, who were well-known actors with well-known fame and money. So this implies that she was a female in sexual orientation anywhere mentioned. She is never being judged anywhere on the basis of lesbian, which specifically certifies her as a female. Her married life also signifies that she was a female when it comes to sexual orientation part as she also has three children. So we can clearly say that her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career:

Iyanla currently serves as the ordained New Thought Minister. By her book lectures, she came to the limelight being an inspiring woman. That made her a multi-media high valued celebrity. In 2012, Vanzant got listed in the list Watkins’s Mind Body Spirit magazine list at the rank of seven #7 among the 100 most inspiring women in the world.

She also took over the charge of co-speaker in the show “Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend “tour. In that particular show, they traveled eight cities, which also featured stars like Deepak Chopra, Mark Nepo, Elizabeth Gilbert, Rob Well, and her on the same tour. Iyanla was also a member of the well-known association named Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.


Iyanla was among the “100 Most Influential Black Women,” as mentioned by Ebony Magazine. She was known as an inspiring personality who used to inspire the rest of the women’s society through her works. So this title was given to her by this magazine which was a well-known one.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Iyanla Vanzant in 2023

Iyanla Vanzant Net Worth
Iyanla Vanzant Net Worth

As of 2023, Iyanla is expected to have a net worth of $5 million approximately. She is a good host in shows and a good writer too. So she has a good go the life and a luxurious one as well. She makes out her money from good shows and leads a successful life. She also earns out by the high sales of her own motivational or inspiring books. She also is a lawyer by profession and also earns from that field too.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:

  • Iyanla loves to draw in her free time and also likes listening to music.
  • She also prefers traveling when on vacation.
  • She prefers going out to hang on and interact with people and loves giving advice to the person who needs that.

Rather than facing all these difficulties in life, Iyanla managed to make her life worth living and also made it a successful one in the end. She faced all kinds of misshapen both physically and emotionally since childhood may need that made her strong and made her worth facing all these things and urged her to face everything in life. She came out to be strong at the end. She is really an inspiring celebrity or personality in this era.


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