Yandy Smith Husband, Kids, Net Worth
Yandy Smith’s name is quite familiar to the viewers of the Vh1 Network's reality franchise, Love & Hip-Hop. She has appeared in altogether four spinoffs of the reality show including Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta and Love & Hip-Hop: Check Yourself.
Moreover, in 2010, she was also involved in the production side of the series by working as an editorial advisor.
Likewise, she also appeared in season one of the TV series, Illusion. Apart from being an actress, she has used her fame for social and health issue causes.
In 2013, when former President of US Barack Obama launched the health care plan Obama Care Campaign, she helped many young people to sign up for it.
Bio: Age, Birthday, Family
Yandy - height 5 feet and 7 inches (1.7 m) - was born on 21st March 1982 in New York City. Her father Ralph and mother Laura Smith raised her in the Harlem neighborhood of NYC.
Interestingly, her brother is Juelz Santana, an American rapper and actor. On top of that, Yandy's sibling even made recurring appearances alongside her in the show, Love & Hip-Hop, till 2019. Unfortunately, though, the 37-year-old actress’s brother served time twice in jail for possession of dangerous items. In 2011, he got arrested for illegally carrying two loaded handguns and drugs such as paraphernalia.
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Again in March 2018, he was arrested for possession of a weapon and drugs at an airport. The reality star's brother then served about a year in prison and is now on a supervised release.
Her Husband, Kids
Most of the people personally affiliated with Yandy seem to be engaged in illegal activities one way or another. On top of that, even her husband, Mendeecees Harris, is no stranger to breaking the law.
Yandy first met him in 2006 while she was still in living together relation. Before her marriage, she had already given birth to two children, a boy and a girl. Her son Omare Harris was born with beautiful eyes on 16th July 2016; whereas, she gave birth to her daughter Skylar Harris on 26th January 2015.
Finally the same year of the birth of their daughter, Yandy and Mendeecees tied the knot in New York. The actress’s wedding was even LIVE aired on Vh1, and notable celebrities including Kim Kardashian’s Ex Ray J were on the guest list.
However, right after her marriage, the reality icon’s husband was convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to eight years in jail.
Yandy Smith poses with her younger daughter Skylar Harris, son Omare Harris and adopted daughter Infinity Gilyard on 5th August 2019 (Photo: Yandy Smith's Instagram)
Likewise, in 2018, she adopted a young girl name Infinity Gilyard, whom she met a year ago. But, since she had chosen to adopt the girl without taking permission from the girl's parents, she did face some legal problems.
Yandy Smith's Net Worth
As of today, the artist houses an impressive net worth of $15 million and looking back at her career as a producer too, and it's not surprising at all. In the past, the icon worked as a manager for high ranking performers such as 50 Cent, Missy Elliot and LL Cool J.
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She also accumulates a decent sum from her co-founded clothing brand titled Everything Girls Love. Besides all these, the sells of her book have helped profoundly in boosting her net worth.