Born to father Ralph and mother Laura Smith on March 21, 1982, in New York City, Harlem, Yandy Smith attended and graduated from the Howard University and moved to California to work for the Warner Bros Music.
She worked as an executive assistant at Violator Management and later was a manager for rapper Jim Jones where she promoted Jim Jones in the beginning of his career. She has a brother named Juelz Santana. Apart from that, Yandy Smith has been able to manage countless high profile musicians, rappers and entertainers such as 50 Cent, LL Cool J. and Missy Elliot.
Known as one of the top 30 executives, Yandy Smith is best known for her appearance in VH1 show Love & Hip Hop. She is also known as the president and Brand Manager of Everything Girls Love from which she makes her fortunes. She joined the crew of seven in its second season have connections with the Hip Hop industry.
Yandy focused all her energy and knowledge on becoming a
successful producer and manager she is today. She began her
career in Warner Bros music and has since grown her career significantly.
While working in Warner Bros Music, the TV Queen came across a lot of echo-making and celebrated singers, pop-stars, actors and her name and talent became known to a larger range of clients.
Yandy is active on the social media and she is found on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She has more than 4.7m followers on her Twitter; more than 867k followers follow her on Instagram; and more than 2 million followers on her Facebook.
Yandy Smith Financial Status
Besides her enviable career as a manager and consultant, Yandy Smith is a well-known businesswoman with a high degree of competence to ideally control her money.
Her expertise and experience also helped her birth the brand “Everything Girls Love”
Over the years, the star’s wealth has grown on different occasions after her appearance in a popular show aired on VH1 – it is called “Love & Hip Hop”.
She debuted on TV in 2011 and which was regarded as one of the most popular programs. Having bagged reality TV star title, Yandy could be seen on “Love & Hip Hop” since its second season.
The program gave her the chance of not only showcasing her great talent in Hip-Hop but also to allow the world catch sight of the things that go on in her relationship with Mendeeces Harris.
Even now, Yandy’s career has not stopped rising basically because of her talented acting in “Love & Hip Hop”, and also her work with Monami Entertainment.
As a matter of fact, Yandy Smith’s wealth grew by $1 million after her marriage was featured live on television in 2015. She is estimated to be worth about $15 million as of today.
Marriage and Kids
Yandy met her partner, now husband Mendeecees Harris, a real estate developer and the owner of the Beat Factory, a recording studio in Bronx.
Their love story has its own ups and downs which the star has embraced. Her husband allegedly got involved in several cases including child molestation to which she has always defended.
He also had been said to be a part of a drug trafficking organization that trafficked over $3 million worth of cocaine, heroin and other illegal drugs for seven years until 2012.
Sadly now, her husband is behind bars for the reported drug trafficking link. However, Yandy still stands by her husband and is waiting for him to get out of jail. She has two kids with her current husband although Mendeecees Harris has four children in all.
Today, her program P.U.D. motivates young girls to get an education and to reach whatever their educational goals are. The TV star also promotes woman rights and woman power through her motivational speeches and presents the challenges every woman face with finding a balancing between her private life and her job.
Quick Facts About Yandy Smith
|Age:||35 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||March 21, 1982|
|Birth Place:||New York, USA|
|Height:||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Waist Size:||26 inch|
|Bra Size:||34 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|