Who Is Yandy Smith's Husband? Full Details of Her Married Life and Children
Actress, producer, entrepreneur, and reality TV star Yandy Smith paved her way in the entertainment world after receiving her college degree. Smith is primarily known for 'A Lot of Nothing', 'Illusions' (2018), and 'Nine Days' (2020).
Who is Yandy Smith Married to?
Yandy worked with Warner Music Group/Atlantic Records as a consultant. In 2008, Yandy Smith was named by Billboard Magazine as one of the Top 30 Executives under 30. Smith is one of the successful women in Hollywood; apart from all these, there is also her personal life.
If you don't know about her relationship and family life, keep reading on.
Who Is Yandy Smith's Husband?
Yandy got married to Mendeecees Harris in 2015. The pair met in a show 'Love & Hip Hop: New York', since then the couple's been going strong.
In 2015, Mendeecees was sentenced to serve eight years in prison after being convicted of drug trafficking, and in January 2016, he began his sentence. Since then, he and Yandy have remained close, but the reality star has been fighting to get an early release.
Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris
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Mendeecees has tried to get back to his family. In March 2017, the reality star's attorney argued her client didn't have a significant role in the drug ring, according to Page Six. However, prosecutors decided his part was big enough that he should serve out his full sentence.
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Despite the rejection of his plea, Mendeecees seems to have a reliable support system thanks to his longtime love Yandy Smith. Although Mendeecees is no longer a cast member on 'LHHNY' due to his incarceration, Yandy has made sure to give him plenty of shoutouts on her Instagram page.
Yandy and Mendeecees wedding ceremony
He then praised Yandy for being "perfect" and a great role model.
In an interview with People TV, Yandy said that Mendeecees would be on his way home soon, and finally, he became a free man on January 29, according to BET. It took four long years, but he's finally free.
In the People TV interview, Yandy had predicted he would be out before spring... and luckily for her, it looks like she was right.
I'll tell you guys this: My birthday is on March 19. He will be home before my birthday.
In the interview, Yandy noted that Mendeecees might not go straight home and that there was a chance he'd have to spend time in a halfway house.
Watch: Mendeecees say his goodbyes to his family
Yandy Smith has shared the ups and downs of her relationship with Harris while raising their two kids and his son from a previous marriage.
We all watched as they were pregnant with Omere and then Skylar and seemed to have the perfect relationship. Showcasing boss moves and hard work, we loved their version of Black love.
Does Yandy Smith Have children?
Yandy has two biological children with her husband, Mendeecees Harris. Their son Omere Harris was born on July 16, 2012, and their daughter Skylar Smith-Harris was born on January 26, 2015. She also helped raise Mendeecees' sons from a previous relationship; Mendeecees, Jr., and Aasim.
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"It was set up perfectly because I learned how to be a mom before I had my own. And I appreciated that,"
Yandy's foster child Infinity
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she told Nicole. "Because I learned how to love Lil' Mendeecees first before I have my children. This is our modern-day family. There are so many people now, dare I say, that have more blended families than just pure families. In my community, anyway." Yandy spoke to VH1 about becoming a foster mom.
Since we wrapped season 8, I started the process of becoming a foster mom to a young lady, a young, amazing lady named Infinity. I met Infinity when she was in seventh grade, and now she's in tenth grade. She was a part of my mentorship program, and she just completely stands out.
Yandy also explained that her relationship with Infinity would be playing a massive part in her season nine storyline. "If you know anything about me," she said, "when it comes to children and babies, it's like, my heart."
Yandy and Harris family picture
Smith is undoubtedly a strong woman, from accepting her boyfriend's child from his previous relationship to staying strong when Harris went to prison to fostering a child. All that and she still manages to ace her work alongside giving her children ethical ideologies to grow up with.
Watch: Mendeecees and Yandy's interview
Yandy most definitely serves as an inspiration for young women to stay steady at tough times and be stable for people around you.
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