Yandy Smith Net Worth
Yandy Smith net worth: Yandy Smith is an American music producer and reality TV star who has a net worth of $15 million dollars. Yandy Smith began her professional career working in the entertainment industry as an Executive Assistant at Violator Management. Her clients included such high-profile musicians and entertainers as Missy Elliot, 50 Cent, and LL Cool J. Along the way, Yandy became the full time manager for rapper Jim Jones. She ultimately decided to leave Violater and soon landed a job with Warner Music Group/Atlantic Records as a consultant. After working with both Warner Music and Columbia, she rejoined her former boss, Mona Scott-Young from Violater at Monami Entertainment, where she now serves as a talent agent. She was named one of Billboard Magazine's "Top 30 Executives Under 30" in 2008, and is also the President and Brand Manager of Everything Girls Love, a lifestyle brand of which she is also part-owner. Recently, Yandy Smith has gained national notoriety as one of the most popular cast members on the VH1 reality television series "Love & Hip Hop". Yandy joined Love & Hip Hop in the show's second season. Love & Hip Hop follows the lives of seven women who are somehow related to or working within the Hip Hop industry. After debuting in March 2011, L&HH has aired 41 episodes over four seasons and has become one of the highest rated shows on VH1. Yandy is engaged to a real estate developer named Mendeecees Harris who has experienced a handful of controversies lately which have all been chronicled on the reality show. In January 2013, Mendeecees Harris was arrested on charges that he molested a 15 year old girl. If convicted he could face as much as 20 years in jail. Mendeecees has also been accused of being part of a three man drug trafficking organization. The three men allegedly trafficked $2.5 million worth of cocaine and heroin between 2005 and 2012. Yandy has adamantly defended her fiance on numerous occasions and has even called out specific bloggers and websites which she thinks have been particularly unfair or inaccurate in their reporting.