Yandy Smith is an American music producer, manager, agent and reality TV star. We know her from appearing on the Love and Hip Hop reality TV show and her estimated net worth is around 15$ million.

Early life

Yandy Smith was born on March21, 1982 in Harlem, USA. As a little girl growing up in Harlem, she dreamed about becoming famous and to work with the celebrities she loved to watch on the TV screen. To pursue her dream, she decided to finish high school and graduate from college.

She gratuated from Howard University and decided to pursue a career in show business as a celebrity manager and agent.


Yandy put all of her effort and knowledge into becoming a successful producer and manager she is today. She started her career in Warner Bros music and has built her career since then. While working in Warner Bros Music she met many famous singers, pop-stars, actors and her name and talent became known to a wider range of clients.

During her time in Warner Bros Music she got the required knowledge and skill to begin her career as a manager and producer for celebrities. She was a full time manager for the rapper Jim Jones and after leaving Warner Bros Music, she transferred to another company.

In Violator Management, she worked with some of the biggest names in today’s music culture like 50 Cent, Missy Elliot and many others. Due to her hard work and dedication she became an executive assistant of this company and expanded her relations even more.

By the time she was 30 years old, Yandy became one of the most successful executives in the US.

Her most recent project is managing different brands such as Everything Girls Love. Yandy also tried out her talent in music and movies but without any major success. Obama Care was also supported by her actions that involved encouraging young people to vote for its realization.

Love and Hip Hop

Since Yandy’s job is usually behind the camera, it was interesting to see her appear on one of the VH1’s shows that followed rapper Jim Jones in his daily activities. She was his manager at that time and many suspected about their true relationship.

She appeared on the show from season 2 and became a regular face on the cast. A big part of her net worth and income is based on her appearance on the show, but besides being a reality TV star, Yandy has made quite a name for herself in the show business industry.

The show had great ratings in the first few seasons and continued to air for many more.

Because she is now also a reality TV star, her activity on social networks has become more prominent. She has large numbers of fans and followers on social media which brings her more profit and popularity.

Managing brands Partners Uplifting Our Daughters, Smitten and Modern Domestic are just some of her business obligations.

Private life

Being a reality TV star means people have to fully commit to the fact that cameras will be following them everywhere. This is why Yandy’s wedding to rapper Mendeeces was broadcasted live on one of the show’s specials.

Yandy and Mendeeces have two children together. One of them is from Mendeeces’s previous relationship but the couple is raising both of them.

He is also been caught in the controversy during last few years because of his alleged drug trafficking and child molestation. The girls he supposedly molested was only 15 years old, but the music producer and rapper hasn’t been charged for anything nor has anything been proven.

Yandy is also a philanthropist and her passion is to help others who are in need. Since she grew up in Harlem and she had seen tougher side of life, she knows that life is not always perfect.

Her program P.U.D. helps young girls to get education and to achieve their educational goals. Yandy also promotes woman rights and woman power through her motivational speeches and presents the struggles every woman has with balancing private life and her job.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Yandy Smith

Date of Birth: March 21, 1982

Birth Place: Harlem, USA

Age: 34 years

Profession: reality TV star, producer, manager, agent,

Height: 1.70 m

Weight: 58 kg

Net worth: 15$ million