Daymond John Welcomes Daughter With His Longtime Girlfriend-Turned-Fiance, Married Plans and Wife?
- Date of Birth 1969-02-23
- Age 52 Years 0 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Profession Businessman, Investor
- Birth Name Daymond Garfield John
- Zodiac Sign Pisces
- Ethnicity/Race African-American
- Father Garfield John
- Mother Margot John
- Daughter/s Yasmeen John, Destiny John
- Relationship Status Engaged
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Engaged Date September 2016
- Ex-Wife Name Unknown
- Fiance Heather Taras
- Gay No
- Dating/Affair No
- Net Worth $300 Million
- Career 1979-present
- High School Bayside High School
- Height/ How Tall? 5' 7" (1.7 m)
- Weight N/A
- Hair Bald
- Eye Color Brown
- Official Site daymondondemand.com
- Siblings 7
Do you believe in second chances? If you don’t, then the story of Daymond John will get you believing in it. After coming from the robust background, a lot of love heart break-ups and divorce, he still lives a triumphal family life. Learn more about his present family life.
You might already know that he is in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend turned fiance, but at one point he used to be with a wife that ended in divorce. Learn all about his personal life from current to the past and also find out about his children. Did you know he welcomed a baby?
Daymond John Welcomed A Baby!
Daymond John welcomed a baby with his long-time girlfriend turned fiance, Heather Taras on March 2, 2016. The baby was the couple’s first child, a daughter whom they named Minka Jagger John.
Caption: Daymond John with Girlfriend at the Pink Carpet of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2014.
Photo Credit: womanista.com
And Daymond's reps confirmed the birth of their daughter and talking about Daymond and his then girlfriend now fiance, Heather Taras, the reps said,
“The baby was born happy and healthy. Daymond and his longtime girlfriend are very excited and a little tired, but looking forward to all the happy times that are ahead,”
Daymond John's Daughters!
Daymond also has two children, daughters Yasmeen John and Destiny John, from a previous relationship, probably his marriage, the details of which are not given. But that gives away his experience as a father. So, that lays to rest the gay rumors about him. Look at one of the very first images he posted on Instagram with his daughter.
Daymond Jhon Engaged but is marriage around the corner?
The detail of when the two met and started dating is unknown because of the host and TV personality and entrepreneur who keeps his mouth shut when it comes to his personal life.
However, according to the reports on September 2016, Daymond John is an engaged man now. He proposed her longtime girlfriend, Heather Taras in the view of getting married.
Daymond went down on his knees during the taping of Shark Tank on September 22, 2016, and popped the question with a custom-designed emerald-cut diamond ring of 9.5-carat.
Following the proposal, Taras answered with a 'Yes," but the exact wedding dates of the couple have not been announced yet, perhaps they might get married soon. The news of wedding bells ringing for Daymond shall not come as that big of a surprise considering his fellow host Robert Herjaveck from ‘Shark Tank’ got engaged to his ‘Dancing with the Stars’ partner Kym Johnson.
Here is an image of Daymond posted on August 23, 2016, via Twitter by Robert at his wedding.
Daymond John's Cancer Diagnosis:
During an interview with Good Morning America on May 10, 2017, Daymond revealed that he had thyroid cancer following which he was treated. And sharing about the tragic incident, Daymond said,
“I had an extensive physical and they discovered there was a nodule on thyroid, they removed it and it was stage 2 cancer on my thyroid … I didn’t skip a beat. I got some early detection and I understood that I had a challenge and if I attack it now, then I wouldn’t let it attack me. I had that removed. I didn’t miss anything, I was out partying and dancing two days later — not that I should of.”
Daymond highlighted the fact that early detection of cancer is the key to battle successfully with cancer and said,
“But I wanted to share this information with people, because what would I have went through if I decided to just stick my head in the sand and go, ‘You know what, I’m not going to check into stuff. If it happens it happens to everybody else,’ ”
Moreover, Daymond shared that he was fine now, but he needs to be monitored throughout his life.
“I’m absolutely great, I have to monitor it for the rest of my life. I have another half of my thyroid still in. In the event it comes back I will have to fight it.”
Daymond John's Short Bio:
Daymond John was born on 23 of February 1969, in Queens, New York, US. Born a single child, he attended Bayside High School and enlisted in a program that let him do part time jobs.
With his unique thought and believe in his dream, he founded FUBU and today he is the proud president and CEO of clothing brand FUBU.
He had appeared as a guest in ‘The 100,000$ Pyramid’, ‘To Tell the Truth,' ‘Live! With Kelly’ and ‘Larry King Now’ in 2016. He is also known for appearing in the ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ since 2009, and it’s sister show, ‘Beyond the Tank’ since 2015. Besides this, he has also appeared in the series ‘Rachel Ray’ since 2014. With his hard work and dedication, he has accumulated an astounding net worth estimated to be $300 million dollars.