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About Adeyemi Bandele - Iyanla Vanzant's Former Husband of 10 Years

Published Sat Aug 22 2020 By pratikshya
About Adeyemi Bandele - Iyanla Vanzant's Former Husband of 10 Years

Adeyemi Bandele is the ex-husband of Iyanla Vanzant. His then-wife is an actress, inspirational speaker, lawyer, life coach, and author. 

Bendele was born on 24 November 1950, in the United States of America. His profession is still unrevealed as he got attention because he was the then-husband of a popular personality. 

Let's find some unknown facts about Bandele below:

What is Iyanla Vanzant Net Worth?

Iyanala Vanzant's approximate net worth is $4 million. She receives a huge amount from her career in different professional fields. Her first appearance in the television industry was as a guest on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' in the middle of 1998. 

Married Life with Iyanla Vanzant

Adeyemi Bandele was married to his childhood friend Iyanla Vanzant in 1997. The couple has three children from their marriage. 

After 10 years, they had disputes and misunderstandings which caused divorce. In 2007, they ended their marriage and the children's custody was given to Iyanla Vanzant.

His former spouse Iyanla Vanzant.
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Reason for Divorce

Marriage is made in heaven but happily looking couple Bandele and Vanzant split their way in 2007. The reason behind the divorce was Adeyemi's abusive nature. Due to this Iyanla had suicidal tendencies and tried to attempt suicide twice in nine years.

Has Three Children

He is the father of three adorable children. He welcomed his first child Damon Vanzant, born in 1970. His son is now a producer/director of TV series by profession. 

Later, he became the father of a daughter Gemmia Vanzant in 1972, and his youngest daughter Nisa Vanzant in 1974.

Iyanla Vanzant with her younger daughter and son, 
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Death of His Daughter

Bandele's second child Gemmia Vanzant died due to a rare cancer form of colon cancer on Christmas Day in 2003. It was a heartbreaking moment for both of them when he lost his child. It is very hard to come over from tragic news.

His daughter Gemmia Vanzant with her mother.

Former Wife's Multiple Profession

Iyanla Vanzant is the most renowned American celebrity. She has chosen many fields to show her talent whereas she is an inspirational speaker, life coach, author, and lawyer. 

She has appeared in numerous TV shows as a guest such as "The Chris Rock Show", "Super Soul Sunday", "Katie", " Anderson Live Live", and many more. Furthermore, she hosted the TV series "Iyanla" (2001-2002) and "Iyanla, Fix My Life" (2012-present). Vanzant was featured as a life coach in "Starting Over" seasons 2 & 3 and also a life class teacher in "Oprah's Lifeclass". 

On the other hand, not only on television but also she has gained fame behind the camera. She is the author of several books that are on the list of New York Bestseller Books. Her books are "In the Meantime", "Acts Of Faith: Meditations For People of Color", "Yesterday I Cried", "Forgiveness", and many more. 

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