Iyanla Vanzant

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Iyanla Vanzant

Born

Brooklyn New York

Birth Name

Gender

Female
7.7
out of 10
User Rating
10 votes

Biography

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Was born in the back of a taxi.

Son, Damon (b. 1970).

Daughter, Gemmia (b. 1972).

Daughter, Nisa (b. 1974).

Graduated from Medger Evers College in 1983.

Became a Yoruba priestess in 1983.

Earned a law degree from Queens College in 1986.
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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • An great show that touches people lives, that helps people start there lives over. She is a awesome woman with a sweet spirit that cares for people.

    10
    Lyanla, Hello my name is Becky Walker and I am a 22 year old student that goes to Columbus State Community College. I am writing to you to tell you that I think you are an awesome woman, with a beautiful heart. You are a kind and wonderful woman that always know what to say, and how to comfort someone when they are hurting. I love the show “Starting Over”, every time I watch it, it touches my life. You are someone that every young lady needs in there life, to give them the encouragement that they need and the strength to go on. I am praying that you do what you love to do and that you keep on touching people lives on the upcoming show. If you haven’t seen “Starting Over” then you are missing a great show, that helps people start there lives over. To all of you out there God Bless! From Becky walkermoreless
  • The things I like about Iyanla are that she is real and straight to the point. I am in therapy myself and am fortunate to have a really good therapist. The woman that enter the starting over house have found the same in Iyanla She has alot of great wisdommoreless

    10
    The things I like about Iyanla are that she is real and straight to the point. I am in therapy myself and am fortunate to have a really good therapist. The woman that enter the starting over house have found the same in Iyanla She has alot of great wisdom.