The Apprentice's Omarosa Manigault's 2017 Wedding, Was Engaged With Boyfriend Of 4 Years After Then-to-be Husband Died
Quick Fact Check
- Date of Birth 1974-02-05
- Age 45 Years 9 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Profession Writer
- Birth Name Omarosa Onee Manigault
- Nick Name Omarosa, Pondarosa
- Zodiac Sign Aquarius
- Ethnicity/Race Nigerian-American
- Father Jack Thomas Manigault, Sr.
- Mother Theresa M. Manigault
- Brother/s Jack Manigault
- Sister/s Gladys Louise Manigault
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Relationship Status Married
- Husband/Spouse John Allen Newman (m. 2017)
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Ex-Husband Aaron Stallworth (m. 2000–2005)
- Fiance Michael Clarke Duncan (Died)
- Dating/Affair No
- Net Worth $3.5 Million
- Career 1990s–present
- High School The Rayen School
- College Central State University
- Height/ How Tall? 5'10" (178 cm)
- Weight 65 kg (143 Lbs)
- Feet (Shoe) Size 11.5 (US)
- Hair Long
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Lesbian No
One year later, Omarosa and John got married at Trump Organization owned Washington Dc Hotel.
Keeping on reading to find out how Omarosa Manigault and John Allen's dating life turned into an engagement and later to a marriage.
If you don't know, John Allen is a senior Pastor in The Sanctuary at Mt. Calvary
Omarosa Manigault Got Married!
Omarosa shared a tweet about her married life, captioning as "Just Married #HappilyEverNewman" on the same day, i.e., 8 April 2017.
Bling Goes The Engagement Ring!
Omarosa got engaged to Pastor John Allen Newman in July 2016.
John popped the question getting down on one knee in front of his congregation at The Sanctuary at Calvary Church in Jacksonville holding out a massive ring. She took to Twitter to share the happy news that she had said yes to the proposal.
Her engagement ring was the massive five-carat rock uniquely made by the jewelry designer, who was her friend from Atlanta.
American celeb Omarosa Manigault flashes her big engagement ring as shown on her finger on August 11, 2016 (People.com)
Both Omarosa and John first met while she was teaching at Howard University in Washington, D.C in 2015.
At the time, both of them were affiliated with Weller Street Baptist Church in Los Angeles: Dr. John Allen Newman was the Senior Pastor while Omarosa was the Assistant Pastor.
Further, American reality tv star Omarosa gave a hint on the wedding venue and a few words regarding the complication concerning their receptions in December 2016, she said;
“His church can hold 3,000 people and mine can hold 500, so we are trying to find a reception venue that can accommodate everyone.”
As soon as Manigault saw the engagement ring, she asked Newman whether it was an engagement ring or not. John responded her quoting “That’s engagement, wedding band and anniversary!”
Omarosa Manigault's Past Affairs:
Known to most of her co-workers as a workaholic, Omarosa is driven, and a God fearing woman, but she has a few skeletons in her relationship closet that would even reap shivers down anyone’s spine.
The Youngstown, Ohio native got married to educator Aaron Stallworth on 27 May 2000. The duo started dating in 1999 and later got married a year after in May 2000.
The daughter of Theresa Marie (née Walker) and Jack Thomas Manigault Sr, Omarosa Manigault and Aaron H. Stallworth remained married for five years. They got divorced on 6 July 2005.
Omarosa with her first husband, Aaron in 1999 (Gettyimages)
The Central State University graduate has had issues with her then-husband Aaron. Though keeping the relationship issues low-key initially, Omarosa spilled the beans about the cracks in her relationship to People on July 14, 2005. She stated,
"I wasn’t as supportive of him as I could have been, He’s home on the ranch (in Texas) and I’m in L.A. working on several projects.”
Following the divorce with Aaron, Omarosa got engaged to famous American actor Michael Clarke Duncan. The duo was secretly planning their wedding which was dated January 2013, supposed to be held in a private ceremony. The pair had told only their closest friends and family about their 2013's secret wedding.
Picture of former couple Late Michael Clarke Duncan and Omarosa Manigault back in 2011 (nydailynews.com)
But Michael suffered full cardiac arrest on 13 July 2012 and got hospitalized. Omarosa's then-fiance did not recover from the heart attack and tragically died on 3 September 2012. Her fiance's death left her devastated.
Later, sources reported to TMZ that Omarosa made doctors from all over the world to treat Duncan at the time.
Omarosa's Professional Life, Net Worth
The former White House employee joined the Republican party in 2015. She was named the head director of African American Outreach by Mr. Donald Trump himself for the presidential campaign during the Republican national convention on 18 July 2016.
Giving her statement to the newly elected president as the head director, she said:
“I am the director of African-American outreach for Donald Trump. I am proud to serve in that role. It is a very difficult time for our country, but the good thing I know is that I know Donald Trump at his heart … and I know what he can do in that role.”
In December 2017, Omarosa Manigault-Newman was fired from her White House job, as per Donald Trump's spokesman. However, she later claimed that she resigned from the position rather than getting fired.
In an interview with reporters on February 2018, White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah stated about Omarosa's firing saying,
"Omarosa was fired three times on "The Apprentice," and this is the fourth time we let her go. She had limited contact with the president while here. She has no contact now."
Post her White House exit, Omarosa has been giving "Anti-Trump" opinions, even more after joining the 2018's reality series, new Big Brother: Celebrity Edition. The former Trump aide revealed that she was haunted by Donald Trump's tweets every single day during her time in the White House under Trump, quoting "What is he going to tweet next?" in the second episode of Big Brother: Celebrity Edition (2018).
American political staff Omarosa has a whopping 3.5 million net worth. She has also penned a book named 'The Bitch Switch: Knowing How to Turn It On and Off' in October 2008. She was the senior staff member of President Donald Trump's administration up until she was dismissed. She used to work as the director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison.