Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant

Infobox musical artist

Name = Iyanla Vanzant (pronounced E-Yan-La)
Background = inspirational speaker, spiritual teacher and bookwriting
Birth_name = Ronda Eva Harris
Born = Birth date and age|1953|9|13|mf=y
Origin = Brooklyn, New York, United States
Occupation = Inspirational Speaker
Spiritual Teacher
URL = [http://innervisionsworldwide.com Inner Visions World Wide]

Iyanla Vanzant is an inspirational speaker, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, and television personality currently residing in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States.

Her books have appeared five times on the New York Times Bestseller List.

In the year 2000, she was named one of the 100 Most Influential Black Americans by Ebony magazine which said that "Her books, lectures and television appearances have made her a multimedia high priestess of healthy relationships." [Ebony magazine, May 1, 2000.] In 2001 she hosted her own short-lived talk show "Iyanla". Three years later, she joined Rhonda Britten on the television series "Starting Over" as a life coach, replacing Rana Walker.

She is an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. [ [http://www.aka1908.com/present/membership/ Alpha Kappa Alpha membership] ] Vanzant presently manages the Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development, which she founded.

Filmography and bibliography


*"Iyanla (TV Series)" (2001-2002) (Host)
*"Starting Over" (Seasons 2 and 3) (2004-2006) (Life Coach)
*"The Last Stand" (2006) (post-production) playing "Cheryl's Mom"

TV Guest Appearances

*"Tavis Smiley (29 April 2004) playing "Herself"
*"Moesha (8 May 2000) in episode: "The Robbing Hood" (episode # 5.20) playing "Herself"
*"The Chris Rock Show (8 October 1999) playing "Herself"
*"The Oprah Winfrey Show (31 August 1999)
*"The Salt n Pepa Show (February 2008


External links

*imdb name|0889395
* [http://www.innervisionsworldwide.com/ Inner Visions Worldwide]

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