Yandy Smith is a talented American reality star, entrepreneur, producer, and actress. Yandy Smith is most popular for her appearance on the VH1 reality show “Love & Hip Hop: New York”.
Table of Biography
Yandy Smith was born on 19 March 1982 and she is currently 40 years old. She is originally from Harlem, New York, and her zodiac sign is Pisces. Talking about her family, her father is Ralph and her mother is Laura Smith. This personality attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., and graduated with a degree in business management.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Yandy Smith is a producer, entrepreneur, actress, and reality TV star. She is famous as the star of Love & Hip Hop: New York – a VH1 reality series. This personality is also an entrepreneur who is a part-owner, President, as well as brand manager of the Everything Girls Love.
Prior to her international fame, this personality was an executive assistant at Violator Management. Later on, this reality star worked as a manager for rapper Jim Jones. Also, this personality earned a position on Billboard Magazine’s Top 30 executives under 30 back in the year 2008. Moreover, both Joe Budden and this personality starred in the 3rd and 4th seasons of Love & Hip Hop: New York.
This personality initially appeared on the aforementioned reality show in the year 2011 in its 2nd season. Following this, this star continued to play a major role in the following seasons. Subsequently, Smith became one of the longest surviving casts on the show.
Furthermore, this reality star became a producer in 2012 with her independent feature film Life, Love, Soul. Then in the year 2014, Smith produced as well as acted in the short crime drama Two Days in Harlem. Additionally, this star co-produced an Off-Broadway musical in the same year. Likewise, Smith released a guide eBook for entrepreneurs called The Beauty Of Branding In Business in the year 2016.
Talking about the beginning of her career in the entertainment industry, Smith started off with her internship at Violator Management soon after her graduation. Initially, she worked as an executive assistant to Mona Scott-Young. Smith managed many of the star clients of the company like 50 Cent, LL Cool J, Missy Elliot, and Busta Rhymes among others.
After Scott-Young founded the TV production company “Monami Entertainment”, Smith became the president of the company. There, Smith met rapper Jim Jones while traveling on a private jet to Detroit for a hip-hop summit. Initially started to help Jones unofficially and later on became his official manager.
Yandy Smith is a happily married woman. Her husband’s name is Mendeecees Harris and he is also a fellow Love and Hip Hop reality star. The two tied the knot on 25 May 2015 and it was telecasted live in a special episode titled Love & Hip Hop Live: The Wedding. Prior to their marriage, the two were lovers for 8 long years.
The lovers have two children namely Omere and Skylar. From her husband’s previous relationships, Smith has two step-sons namely Mendeecees Harris Jr. and Aasim. Moreover, this lovely couple also has a foster daughter named Infinity Gilyard. Their foster daughter is famous on YouTube as “infinitiayko”.
Yandy Smith stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm and her weight is around 128 lbs or 58 kgs. Likewise, Smith has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color. Besides these, the reality star’s other body measurement details are still under review.
Social Media and Net Worth
Yandy Smith joined Twitter in March 2009 and so far has more than 891.5K followers on her @yandysmith account. Likewise, this personality is available on Instagram under the username @yandysmith. So far, this profile has garnered more than 7.3 million followers. Similarly, this reality star has more than 2.9 million followers on her “Yandy Smith” Facebook profile. Moving on, this talented reality star/entrepreneur has a net worth of around $15 million US dollars.