Yandy Smith is a famous American musician, producer, and television reality personality. She is renowned for appearing on the second season of ‘Love & Hip Hop’ of VH1. Continue reading to find the net worth of Yandy Smith as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Yandy Smith was born on 21st March 1982 in Harlem, New York City in the US, to Laura and Ralph Smith. Yandy has a brother named Juelz Santana. Her ethnicity is African-American. Yandy Smith was brought up in Harlem in New York City. Yandy holds a degree in Business Management from Howard University in Washington DC. The 90s television show ‘A Different Word’ motivated Yandy Smith to continue with her higher studies.
Yandy Smith is engaged to Mendeecees Harris, the real estate developer. They have a son named Omere. Also, Mendeecees has a son named Lil’ Mendeecees from a previous relationship. They live in New York City.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After graduation, Yandy Smith moved to California. There, she commenced her career in the entertainment industry. She was appointed as an Executive Assistant at Violator Management. Yandy Smith managed the Violator’s high profile clients. They were 50 Cent, LL Cool J, Missy Elliot, and others. Also, Yandy Smith was the full-time manager of Jim Jones, the rapper. Eventually, Yandy Smith left Violator. She joined Warner Music Group/Atlantic Records as a consultant. Yandy Smith worked with Warner Music and Columbia. In 2008, Yandy joined her former boss, Mona Scott-Young at Monami Entertainment where she is a talent agent.
Yandy Smith appears on VH1 reality television series ‘Love & Hip Hop.’ The show is about seven women who are involved in the Hip Hop industry. Yandy joined from the second season of the show. Since March 2011, Yandy Smith appeared in the second season of VH1’s television series ‘Love & Hip Hop.’ Till date, the show has broadcast 41 episodes over four seasons. Yandy Smith and Noel Calloway, her friend, produced the independent movie 2012s ‘Life, Love, Soul’. Yandy enacted and produced the brief crime –drama 2014s ‘Two Days in Harlem.’ Yandy Smith publishes a magazine called ‘EGL.’ In 2016, Yandy Smith published her book entitled, ‘The Beauty of Branding in Business’ for entrepreneurs.
The Billboard Magazine named Yandy Smith as one of the Top 30 Executives under 30 (2008).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Yandy Smith is $18 million. Most of Yandy Smith’s wealth comes from working with celebrities who are clients of Violator, Warner Bros, Atlantic Records, and Monami Entertainment. Since March 2011, Yandy earned salary per episode of VH1’s ‘Love & Hip Hop’ (41 episodes over four seasons). The ‘Love & Hip Hop’ shows include 2011s ‘Still Look Pretty, 2012s ‘Miami Vice’, 2013s ‘Lez B Honest’, 2015s ‘The Crown,’ 2016s ‘Lock and Key’, 2017s ‘Firing Squad’. Yandy had produced and enacted in her own movies. She has earned from publishing articles in magazines and books.
Yandy Smith is the co-owner of the lifestyle brand called ‘Everything Girls Love.’ Also, Yandy Smith serves as its President and Brand Manager.