Lawyer, inspirational speaker, author, life coach, and TV personality. She's best known as the host of Iyanla: Fix My Life on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and for her appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
She received a Juris Doctor degree from the City University of New York School of Law.
She was named one of the 100 most influential Black Americans by Ebony magazine in 2000.
She's the mother of three children, Damon, Nisa, and Gemmia.
She made a guest appearance on Mehmet Oz's The Dr. Oz Show in April 2013.